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Cross country runner places second at MSU invitational

Cross country runner places second at MSU invitational

Bridget Reilly, Contributor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

I woke up today at 7 a.m. feeling ready to race. The chance of rain was 100 percent — again — my mindset changed from nervous to excited. I headed to the athletic training room to get my stomach taped by athletic training sophomore Hannah Hackler. After Hannah's great pep-talk I drove back...

Cross Country and Track Team donates running shoes to children in need

Cross Country and Track Team donates running shoes to children in need

Chloe Phillips and Demian Ponce

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Feature, News

As a part of 24 strong week honoring late cornerback Robert Grays who died one year ago, the cross country and track team donated gently used shoes to Endurance House. Throughout the week, the athletics department have participated in a week long "24 acts of service" by giving back to the community to...

Sports: What you missed over the break

Cortney Wood

January 15, 2018


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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...

Sports continue to make history

Sports continue to make history

Mercy Yermo

May 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Sports

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,...

Kicking off spring semester sports

Alyssa Mitchell

January 25, 2017


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As the spring semester begins, so do the spring sports. Basketball is starting the second half of its conference, and tennis, track and softball are also in the works.“We are starting the second half of conference and we have some teams that are undefeated right now like Eastern New Mexico San Angel...

Track team finds inspiration from guest speaker

Track team finds inspiration from guest speaker

Stephen Gomez

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Last Sunday at First Baptist Church, guest speaker Allyson Felix, American track Olympic champion, shared her story with a packed out church. Among the hundreds there, the women's track team was hanging off every word she said. Speaking in three different sessions, Felix spoke of her journey towards...

Cross-country women place fourth at home invitational

Cross-country women place fourth at home invitational

Rachel Johnson

October 13, 2015


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It's the last lap of the second 3,000 meter loop and the girls are nearing the finish line. For some runners this is their last opportunity make the top 10 runners go to the Lone Star Conference Championships in Stephenville Oct. 26. "I am pleased with the effort from the girls this meet," cross-c...

Freshmen dominate cross country team

Lane Riggs

September 14, 2015


Filed under Sports

When the starting gun fires, the girls are looking so far ahead through the shimmering air that they can almost see the finish line. For freshmen Sara Smith and Alex Pearcy, cross country meets aren’t new experiences, and that can also be said for their team — almost half of which is freshmen,...

Sports teams start championship season

Sports teams start championship season

Lauren Roberts

April 29, 2014


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The school year is coming to a close but for the sports teams the postseason has just started. Tennis, golf, outdoor track and softball have made it into their respective championships. Tennis The women's tennis team finished the regular season with a Lone Star Conference Championship. In the championship matches the team finished with a 5-0 win ...

Distance runners set meet record

Lauren Roberts

March 2, 2014


Filed under Sports

  At the conference championship last weekend, the distance medley relay team set a meet and school record while a second individual runner placed second in the 800 meter run. Koby Styles, head track coach, said "We were just waiting for a meet like that to happen. This team runs so w...

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