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Mark Ryal and Mustangs' softball have parted ways

Mark Ryal and Mustangs’ softball have parted ways

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

Kyle Williams, MSU Texas athletic director, announced Tuesday, June 1 that MSU has parted ways with head softball coach  Mark Ryal after five seasons in which he posted a record of 74-115. After...

Mustangs athletes throughout the season.

Mustangs share their thoughts on the 2020-2021 season

Thalia Doe, Reporter April 18, 2021

As the spring semester comes to an end, some of MSU Texas' star players reflect on the highs and lows of a unique Mustangs season. Football: Caleb Brown (No. 63), offensive line criminal justice...

Keeping up with the Mustangs.

Checking in on the Mustangs’ seasons

Thalia Doe, Reporter March 11, 2021

MSU Texas athletics is back in full effect after a long stalling year due to COVID-19. All statistics in this article are as of March 11, 2021. MSU football returns to memorial stadium It’s...

Spring sports recap

Spring Sports Recap

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor April 1, 2020

Since the NCAA shut down the remaining spring sports seasons, athletes from eight different winter and spring sports have hung up their Mustangs uniforms for the year. While we mourn for the senior 'Stangs...

COVID-19 threatens athletes

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter March 14, 2020

COVID-19 shutdowns have affected the NBA, NCAA championships, college institutions and now the MSU athletic department. A statement was sent out from The Lone Star Conference suspending regular-season...

Softball

Softball splits the double header

Jordan Breedlove, Photographer March 8, 2020

The softball team took on #2 UT-Tyler in a doubleheader on a rainy Sunday, March 8. The Mustangs were able to split the two games, losing 9-2 the first game and winning the second by a score of 7-5. The...

Jacey Henry

Locker room talk: Jacey Henry

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter March 3, 2020

At four-years-old, Jacey Henry (No. 22), elementary education junior, gleamed at two-time Softball Pitcher Olympian Cat Osterman, dreaming of how she could one day play like her.  “My parents...

Softball takes an optimistic outlook on upcoming invitational

Colin Stevenson, Reporter/Photographer February 13, 2020

The softball team started the season with some hard hits. After a 0-7 losing streak, the Stangs will be facing four universities Friday and Saturday on home grounds at Mustangs Park. “Just because...

Conference changes may cause problems

The Wichitan April 17, 2019

Our View: The Wichitan staff believe that conference changes may cause trouble for student athletes. President Suzanne Shipley said, "The athletic changes are that our Lone Star Conference is doubling...

Lone Star Conference changes cause budget troubles for softball

Andrew Murray, Reporter April 15, 2019

Seven new teams will be joining the Lone Star Conference this fall which spells trouble for some teams. With the new schools coming into the conference, only six of them have softball teams. This...

Stang gang

Maroon: It’s more than just a color

Daniel Laudermilk and Taylor Robinson May 11, 2018

During football games students wave flags and paint their bodies with school colors. The Alma Mater proudly touts the maroon and gold. In the fall of 2015, to ensure consistency as part of the university’s...

Faculty bond through friendly softball game

Tyler Manning, Editor May 1, 2018

The warmth from the sun energized the faculty as they stretched in preparation for the tournament. There was a sensational energy in the air as children and spouses of faculty members rooted on their loved...

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