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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 whose last seasons were cut short, we celebrate their accomplishments and look hopefully to the...

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...

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

Finance junior and cross country athlete Jasmine Amo and exercise physiology junior and cross country athlete Sierra Stucky join the MSU cross country team donating their shoes to the Endurance House shoe drive to give to high school kids across Wichita Falls.

Chloe Phillips and Demian Ponce

September 21, 2018

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

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

Quade Coward, senior in exercise physiology, prepares to throw the ball during the MSU football home game against Oklahoma Panhandle State.

Mercy Yermo

May 11, 2017

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

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

Allyson Felix ready for pictures and autographs. Photo by Stephen Gomez

Stephen Gomez

October 19, 2016

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

MSU's women cross country team take off from the staring line at Midwestern State Invitational at Lake Wichita Park Oct, 8. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Rachel Johnson

October 13, 2015

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

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

Katlyn Holmes, freshman in nursing, pitches at the final game of the regular season a day after pitching the fifth perfect game in MSU history against Tarleton State University. MSU won 8-1 April 26 at Mustangs Park. Holmes win/loss record 11-10. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Lauren Roberts

April 29, 2014

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

  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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