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739 students awarded at fall graduation 2019

Wide shot of graduates

Kristin Silva and Brendan Wynne

December 14, 2019

Through the many years of tears, stress and constant studying, 739 MSU Texas students lined up to receive their degrees in various majors. They wait, clothed in graduation caps and gowns, listening for their names to be called so they can walk across the stage, receive their diplomas and finally call th...

Football falls to conference rival Tarleton State 34-35

After a call against MSU's offense, head coach Bill Maskill disagrees with the sideline referee in game against Tarleton State University, Oct 27. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Tommy Chhe, Sports Reporter

October 28, 2018

Against rival Tarleton State University, the Mustangs lost 34-35 at the homecoming game in front of a crowd of 9,247 people. At the 10:48 mark of the first quarter, running back and criminal justice freshman Tyrique Edwards scored the first points with a ten yard rushing touchdown after a drive of...

Men’s soccer beats Newman 3-1

goalies jump

Andrea Hall, Reporter

September 18, 2018

The men's soccer team defeated Newman 3-1 on Saturday, making that their 28 straight win. Although the team won, head coach Michael Meachum said that the team "didn't quiet show up." "After this game we plan on working on everything," Meachum said. "We were not good today. We played really well the...

Men’s soccer begin conference play with Mustangs 3-1 victory

Kinesiology junior and forward Sergio Lara attempts to gain possession from a Rodgers State player near the MSU goal on Sept. 13. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

September 14, 2018

The men’s soccer team began the Heartland Conference program with a 3-1 victory over the Roger State Hillcats in front of a crowd of 503 at Stang Park Sept. 13. The Mustangs got off to a rousing start with forward Sergio Lara, scoring a close range from eight yards thanks to an assist from midfielder...

Football takes down West Florida

Accounting senior, Layton Rabb rolls out of the pocket at the football game against West Florida at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 9. Photo by Brittni Vilandre

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

September 10, 2018

The football team tackled the #2 team, University of West Florida. The final score was 38-17. The team trailed behind in the first half, but came back with vengeance in the second half to win the game. At the 13:15 mark, a West Florida fumble was recovered by Steven Rogers, defensive back and business...

Tennis moves on to Sweet 16

Tennis Team pose with coaches after their win over Metro-State at the MSU Tennis Courts on Monday, April 30, 2018. Photo by Makayla Scheck

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

May 1, 2018

This is the sixth time both men's and women's tennis teams will move onto the national championship. The women's team will be traveling to Surprise, Arizona to face Hawaii Pacific University on May 8. The men's team will go to the national championship in Surprise, Arizona from May 9—12. "We are feeling really...

Despite strong start, softball team falls to Tarleton State

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 23, 2018

The softball game scheduled for April 21, was postponed to April 22 by officials due to unfortunate weather. The team faced Tarleton State University in the final series of the season, losing 4-8. The teams ending season record is 15-23, and they will not be advancing to the Lone Star Conference championships. The...

Tennis moves on to LSC Championships

Daria Panferova, mass communications senior, and Maddie Rowe, undecided freshman, wait for a serve during the Cameron University vs Midwestern State University doubles tennis match at the MSU Tennis Center on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 16, 2018

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...

Football prepares for Maroon vs Gold game

Head Football Coach Bill Maskill drills the team during practice Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to get them prepared for the Maroon and Gold game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The Maroon and Gold game is a MSU tradition, where MSU plays a spring scrimmage game against itself, with an alumni game before. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 9, 2018

"We will have fun because the game is truly for the fans," Jovane Parkinson, cornerback and sports management junior, said about the 30th annual Maroon vs. Gold spring game. The football team is preparing for the 30th annual Maroon vs. Gold spring game that will take place on April 14 at Memorial...

Softball falls to San Angelo despite no in-game errors

Caycee Griffin, biology freshman, slides back to third and is safe, after the opposing team catches her teammates fly ball, Saturday April 7, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

April 8, 2018

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 ...

Look into tennis season

Dillon Pineda, biology junior, yells in exitement after winning his doubles match during the Collin College vs. MSU tennis meet at MSU on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. File photo by Francisco Martinez

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

March 29, 2018

The men's and women's tennis teams will go into their next games on March 29. The teams will face St. Edward's University at 12 p.m. Both of the teams are going into this with winning streaks. The men's team has a three game winning streak, and the women's team has a four game winning streak. "We ...

Softball taken down by West Texas A&M

Kelsey Eropkin, psychology sophomore, hits the ball out of bounds, getting a foul, during the third inning against West Texas A&M at MSU Softball Fields, Saturday, March 24, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

March 24, 2018

The softball team suffered a loss to West Texas A&M on March 24 at Mustangs Park in the second of three games during the Highway 287 Challenge series.  The game ended in five innings due to the run rule. West Texas A&M had 17 runs and the softball team was unable to get anyone home. The first...

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