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Women’s soccer falls to Colorado School of Mines

Women’s soccer falls to Colorado School of Mines

Mercy Yermo

September 5, 2017

On Sep. 3, women’s soccer fell victim with a 3-0 loss, during a home game to Colorado School of Mines.  “We went up to one of the best teams in the nation,” Kennedy Turner, engineering sophomore said. “We held up together as a team, and though our effort was a bit short, we were able to ...

Men’s soccer kick off season against OBU

Men’s soccer kick off season against OBU

Mercy Yermo

August 25, 2017

Men’s soccer kicked off its season against Oklahoma Baptist University on Aug. 24, defeating its opponent 2-1. “I was really confident in the work we’ve been putting in and the amount of talent we have this year,” Sebastian Venegas, business management sophomore and midfielder, said. ...

Men’s soccer wins 2-1

Men’s soccer wins 2-1

Kara McIntyre

August 24, 2017

Men's soccer played its first scrimmage against Oklahoma Baptist University on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m., winning 2-1 against its opponent....

Fall sports just around the corner

Fall sports just around the corner

Bridget Reilly

August 17, 2017

As we prepare for our first day of the fall semester, MSU’s athletic programs have already been hard at work. Football, as well as men’s and women’s soccer have been in pre-season camps this past week, preparing and refining their skills. “Because we had a lot of returners last year, all we ha...

Sports continue to make history

Sports continue to make history

Mercy Yermo

May 11, 2017

As the school-year comes to an end, 6 a.m. practices, study-hall, long bus-rides, conference championships, endless tears, two-a-days, and glorious moments also do. However, every bit of hard work each student-athlete contributes makes a difference. Earning four Lone Star Conference championships,...

Athletes and coaches strive to succeed in post-season play

Dominick Haskins

January 25, 2017

In collegiate sports one of the most common, realistic goal for any coach or player is to get to post-season play. If a team has a bad regular season but do better than expected in the post-season then the season will generally be looked back upon as a successful season. A team that has an excellent re...

Athletic careers ending too soon

Athletic careers ending too soon

john oleon

November 16, 2016

Multiple college careers with possible promising futures have come to an end too often. Injuries, financial reasons and workload are some causes of this. Why does this happen though? What situations lead to these athletes believing it is best to end their career so soon?The athletic teams tend to be ver...

100 people indulge in bubble soccer madness

100 people indulge in bubble soccer madness

Garrett Hutchinson

November 8, 2016

Bubble soccer brought lots of chatter to campus this semester.About 100 people participated in the bubble soccer event Oct. 25, which took place on the free play fields, by the University Programming Board from 12-6 p.m. Each year, UPB puts on activities for students to come out and have fun whil...

Men’s soccer runner-up in Heartland Conference championship

Men’s soccer runner-up in Heartland Conference championship

The Wichitan

November 6, 2016

MENThe men closed out the final regular season ranked 11 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II poll.The men qualified for their 12th NCAA Tournament appearance, earning the No. 2 seed in the South Central Region after a 16-3-1 season record.The men claimed their first Heartla...

Davis exemplifies core values on and off of the field

Davis exemplifies core values on and off of the field

Jeanette Perry

October 25, 2016

It's a typical crisp, Saturday morning on the soccer fields. The 10-year-old team arrives in uniforms that are slightly big and begin passing the ball. With large bows and cheesy grins, they're ready for the game.Soccer has always been an outlet for Madison Davis, criminal justice freshman, and helped he...

Women’s soccer stomps ENMU

Women’s soccer stomps ENMU

Jeanette Perry

October 12, 2016

The last two games have been a disappointment for women's soccer. Undeterred they dominated the game against Eastern New Mexico, winning 2-1 in Sunday’s game.The women kept the ball in ENMU territory throughout the first half making multiple shots on Marissa Torres, ENMU goalkeeper, and ended the half...

Women’s soccer handed first conference loss by Texas A&M-Commerce

Kelsey Purcell

October 2, 2016

The women’s soccer team fell short to Texas A&M-Commerce on Oct. 2, resulting in the team’s first conference game loss as well as ending a six-game win streak. The Lady Lions scored early in the first half to make the score 0-1, and no further goals were scored for the rest of the game.“We were so e...

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