The Wichitan

Intramural basketball tournament kicks off finals week

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

EDITOR'S NOTE: According to Michael Richardson, assistant director of recreational sports, the intramural basketball tournament, mentioned in this article has been canceled. "We have canceled the 3-on-3 tournament today due to our obligation to help with Finals Frenzy," Richardson said. Finals week beg...

Special Olympics brings inclusion to campus

Madison Davis, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The North Texas Special Olympics, an official club on campus, is looking to offer opportunities designed to include the athletes in and out of the classroom. Area Director Mike Strickland said he is excited for what the future looks like for special olympics on campus and his athletes are excited...

Women’s soccer team loses to Eastern New Mexico

Paige Champagne, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The women’s soccer team lost 1-2 to Eastern New Mexico Sunday at Stang Park. Head Coach Ryan Spence attributes some of the failure to the coaches themselves. “We didn’t match the intensity,” Spence said, “...at the end of the day this team’s hungry because I left them last year and this...

Mustangs take down Angelo State 57-36

Mustangs take down Angelo State 57-36

Nathan Martinez, Reporter

September 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

The no. 5 ranked football team, according to American Football Coaches' Association Top 25, continues to defend its title of being Lonestar Conference champions by conquering Angelo State, 57-36 and covering a total of 654 yards at Memorial Stadium Sept. 22. The team led the first half of the game 28-17. ...

Men’s soccer beats St. Mary’s 3-1

Men’s soccer beats St. Mary’s 3-1

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter

September 21, 2018


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The men's soccer team remained undefeated and improved to 6-0 on the season, with a 3-1 win against the No. 11-ranked St. Mary's Rattlers . "We were fortunate enough to play a top team in the country at home. I've asked for an extra ten percent from all of our guys and everyone put forth that extra ten during ...

Becky Hammon opens Artist-Lecture Series

Becky Hammon opens Artist-Lecture Series

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

A woman in a beige blazer approaches the podium in Akin Auditorium. She knows what it's like to be overlooked when you've tried your best, traveling far away from home, and to have your love for your country scrutinized. Yet, she knows you grow as person through those hard times. "All those hard things...

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Cortney Wood, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To promote a healthy well-balanced life for students the Wellness Center administration members offer various events, services and classes to help students increase fitness while enjoying the facility they pay for. About 850 people visit the Wellness Center facility each day throughout the fall and...

Expectations for fall season

Expectations for fall season

August 22, 2018


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Everyone in the athletic department has been hard at work getting ready for the fall season and adapting to changes. “We have got a new volleyball coach, a new women’s soccer coach, as of two weeks ago Doug Edler retired and we have a new coach there as well and we have a new strength and conditioning...

Maroon: It’s more than just a color

Maroon: It’s more than just a color

Daniel Laudermilk and Taylor Robinson

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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 graphic, the maroon shifted, in the eyes of some students, to more of a red color, returning to the official col...

Greeks make themselves more visible on campus through Greek Week

April 17, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Opportunities like Greek Week are beneficial to campus because they make those in Greek organizations and their principle of philanthropy more visible to the rest of the student populace. With the plethora of annual Greek Week events, students were able to see a presence from members o...

Tennis moves on to LSC Championships

Tennis moves on to LSC Championships

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2018


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The tennis teams will be heading to compete in the LSC Championships on April 20 and 21 in Corpus Christi. The men and women hosted their last regular season game against University of Texas-Permian Basin. The women won with a score of 8-1, and the men won with a score of 8-1. "We work hard in practice...

Softball falls to San Angelo despite no in-game errors

Softball falls to San Angelo despite no in-game errors

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The softball team faced San Angelo State University on April 7 at Mustangs Park. The team lost both games of the series on April 6, the final scores were 3-8 and 7-3. The team lost the final game of the series 1-3 in eight innings. Carli Woosley, utility player and mass communication junior, made ...

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