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Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

From 6:45 a.m. weights to 6 p.m. practice with a day full of classes in between, Julia Orozco, nursing sophomore, has minimal free time. Being a part of the women's soccer team and preparing to enter the nursing program makes for a busy day. Orozco came all the way from McKinney, Texas where her family...

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Between the games and singing, everyone around was grinning ear to ear in the presences of 17 children from Uganda in the Daraja Children’s Choir. The women’s soccer team was able to play soccer with the singers as well as watch them perform. Daraja is a group of children from ages 9-13 that come to ...

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...

Women’s Soccer defeats New Mexico Highlands in opening game

Women’s Soccer defeats New Mexico Highlands in opening game

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

With a win of 2-1 during overtime, the women's soccer team defeated New Mexico Highlands on Aug. 30. The team also opened with a newly appointed head coach, Ryan Spence, graduate assistant coach for men's soccer in 2014. "I wanted to be [head women's coach because] this is my alma mater, and I think...

Women’s soccer takes down Texas A&M Commerce

Makayla Scheck

October 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the women's soccer players sported their Breast Cancer Awareness jerseys on Friday, Oct. 13, they won a 1-0 shutout against Texas A&M-Commerce. The game started off with high energy and confidence from the women's soccer team. At the 31:21 mark of the first half, Raven Powell, midfielder and nursing...

Women’s soccer falls to Colorado School of Mines

Women’s soccer falls to Colorado School of Mines

Mercy Yermo

September 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Sports

On Sep. 3, women’s soccer fell victim with a 3-0 loss, during a home game to Colorado School of Mines.  “We went up to one of the best teams in the nation,” Kennedy Turner, engineering sophomore said. “We held up together as a team, and though our effort was a bit short, we were able to ...

Men’s soccer runner-up in Heartland Conference championship

Men’s soccer runner-up in Heartland Conference championship

The Wichitan

November 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

MENThe men closed out the final regular season ranked 11 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II poll.The men qualified for their 12th NCAA Tournament appearance, earning the No. 2 seed in the South Central Region after a 16-3-1 season record.The men claimed their first Heartla...

Davis exemplifies core values on and off of the field

Davis exemplifies core values on and off of the field

Jeanette Perry

October 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

It's a typical crisp, Saturday morning on the soccer fields. The 10-year-old team arrives in uniforms that are slightly big and begin passing the ball. With large bows and cheesy grins, they're ready for the game.Soccer has always been an outlet for Madison Davis, criminal justice freshman, and helped he...

Women’s soccer stomps ENMU

Women’s soccer stomps ENMU

Jeanette Perry

October 12, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

The last two games have been a disappointment for women's soccer. Undeterred they dominated the game against Eastern New Mexico, winning 2-1 in Sunday’s game.The women kept the ball in ENMU territory throughout the first half making multiple shots on Marissa Torres, ENMU goalkeeper, and ended the half...

Women’s soccer handed first conference loss by Texas A&M-Commerce

Kelsey Purcell

October 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

The women’s soccer team fell short to Texas A&M-Commerce on Oct. 2, resulting in the team’s first conference game loss as well as ending a six-game win streak. The Lady Lions scored early in the first half to make the score 0-1, and no further goals were scored for the rest of the game.“We were so e...

Women’s soccer scrimmage OSU

Mandy Saal

February 26, 2015


Filed under Feature, Sports

The women's soccer team will scrimmage away at Oklahoma State University on Saturday, Feb. 28. "It will be against a NCAA D1 school so they will challenge us to perform at a higher intensity and help us grow," coach Damien Clarke said. The team has been working hard in off season by waking up three...

Women’s soccer’s fate left in hands of others

Jessalyn Castro

November 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

The women's soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss against Angelo State University on Friday night at the last home game of the season, leaving its playoffs fate to the other teams in the Lone Star Conference. "That's the best team in the conference," head coach Damian Clarke said. With the loss against...

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