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How to get your sports fill during quarantine

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

March 29, 2020

If you're a fan of all-things sports like me, COVID-19 shutting down, or at least postponing, most professional leagues has left a sports-sized hole in your heart. Fear not. While live sports may be sparse, there are plenty of TV shows, movies and video games to fill that gap. Below, I've listed various...

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 competition until March 30. ”Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus...

Tennis Weekend

The men's tennis team players perform a pregame group chant

Amos Perkins, Taylor Anderson, and Colin Stevenson

March 8, 2020

Combining both women’s and men’s total scores, MSU Tennis went a combined 46-10 between March 5 and March 7 and lost to only one opponent overall. Each team faced four universities and went 23-5 in that time span. "They did a good job. We won seven out of eight matches on the homestand. The match...

Tennis looks to win in upcoming team matches

Colin Stevenson, Reporter/Photographer

March 5, 2020

The tennis teams will be taking on four universities this week from Thursday, March 5 to Saturday, March 7, here at MSU Tennis Center. Head Coach Scott Linn talked about how the tennis teams are keeping recent losses from interfering with their play. “You learn things as a student-athlete about...

Weekend blaze detroys tennis center courts

Tennis players enjoy pup after game.

Mica Victorian, Reporter

April 2, 2019

MSU, Althletics dept, campus, sports

Student athletes fall short in conference GPA competition

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Micah Wilson, Reporter

February 13, 2019

The Academic Excellence Award is an honor granted to teams within the Lone Star Conference. Each year, student-athletes compete for the award presented by Balfour by striving for the highest team grade point average. In the process of determining the sole winner across all sports, each individual sport ...

Coach challenges men’s tennis to become great

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Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

January 30, 2019

The reigning Lone Star Conference Champions in men’s tennis have been challenged to take the game a step further this season which gets underway this weekend. The call to arms came from head tennis coach Scott Linn who said he expects even greater showings from his roster in the coming weeks, after a strong 22-6 campaign dur...

Women’s Tennis confident in preparation as season serves-off this week

Finance Junior Emilija Segetlija strikes overhand during pre-season practice. Jan 21. Photo by Sharome Burton.

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter

January 24, 2019

Women’s tennis will be served the first challenge of the season on Friday in Lubbock, Texas, to face the University of Wyoming in the first set of exhibition matches. The women's tennis team will enter the season as the reigning Lone Star Conference Champions – in search of a third straight title,...

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 ...

Sports: What you missed over the break

Cortney Wood

January 15, 2018

Men's soccer to host camp Feb. 18 DEC. 12 — Men's soccer will hold a one-day ID Camp for high school and junior college players on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the soccer practice field. The camp is designed to give players a training experience that highlights technical and t...

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Shari Smith

October 24, 2017

To reduce scheduling conflicts, Greg Giddings, assistant professor of English, proposed that student athletes to get priority registration to the Faculty Senate on Oct. 17. Student athletes would be able to register at the same time as seniors and honors students. "I am obviously an advocate for...

Fall sports just around the corner

Zach Purcell, business finance freshman, catches the ball during practice on the football fields on Aug. 16. Photo by Justin Marquart

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...

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