Photo, Sports / March 19, 2022 Women’s season ends 84–79

Despite a flawless first half and a furious second–half comeback attempt, the Mustangs’ season came to an end 84–79 in the NAIA National Championship Tournament quarterfinals. Senior Sierra Mitchell led all scorers with 27 points, including seven three pointers. Sophia Peppers tossed in 18 and Taylor Rodenburgh 11. The Mustangs finish with a 30–6 mark....

Photo, Sports / March 17, 2022 Mustangs outlast Carroll; Next up Southeastern

The Mustangs took everything Carroll could throw at them. Down 10 points early in the second half, Morningside dialed up the defensive pressure, erased the deficit, and posted a 71-67 win over the Saints 71-67. Taylor Rodenburgh led the Mustangs with 23 points off the bench. Sierra Mitchell was also in double figures with 19....

Photo, Sports / March 13, 2022 Next up: National Tournament round of 16

by Alexis Spier–Wins over Iowa Wesleyan and St. Francis (Ill) have Morningside in the round of 16 and headed to the Tyson Events Center for the NAIA National Women’s Basketball Tournament. Now 29-5 the Mustangs’ next face Carroll College of Montana, Thursday, March 17, at 3 pm. St. Francis game stats Iowa Wesleyan stats This...

Photo, Sports / February 20, 2022 Mustangs end regular season with split

by Bryce Griffin–The 2021-22 GPAC basketball regular season came to a close Saturday with Senior Night, and visiting Midland splitting a pair of contests with the Mustangs. The Morningside Mustangs Men’s Basketball team capped off their regular season with a 79-75 loss to the Midland Warriors at the Rosen Van Dorn Sports Center and Allee...

Photo, Sports / February 6, 2022 Champions Day photos 2022

Dave Edmonds/Sioux City Open RESULTS. Morningside’s women best Briar Cliff 75-69. The Mustang men fall short in comeback, 81-78.

Photo, Sports / January 27, 2022 Mustangs shore up GPAC races

Morningside’s basketball teams picked up important GPAC wins over visiting Northwestern Wednesday (Jan. 26). The men moved into a tie for third and the conference–leading women put some distance between themselves and the rest of the field. The Mustang women, ranked 8th in NAIA polls, put together a big send half to best the Red...

Photo, Sports / December 6, 2021 Mustangs tuned up for Briar Cliff

In their final home games before break, Morningside’s basketball teams swept Mount Marty. The Mustang women won 80-42, while the men bested the Lancers 82-75. Get game summaries and stats HERE and HERE. The Mustangs now head into a Briar Cliff contest Dec. 8. Tickets for the doubleheader are available HERE.

Photo, Sports / December 4, 2021 Mustangs heading to NAIA championship

Morningside’s football team is heading back to the NAIA Championship Final. The Mustangs’ 28-19 win over Northwestern was lower scoring than the last few meetings. Morningside’s defense limited the Red Raiders to a field goal in the second half, and just one touchdown on the day. Read the game story and stats HERE. The Mustangs...

Photo, Sports / November 28, 2021 Mustangs into semifinals

Morningside made its 58-21 semifinal win over the Coyotes look easy. The Mustangs scored on their first five possessions, and kept Kansas Wesleyan off the scoreboard until the second quarter.

Photo, Sports / November 20, 2021 Mustangs move on; power past Ottawa 63-38

What began as a back-and-forth battle between Morningside and Ottawa University turned into a satisfying 63-38 first round NAIA playoffs victory. Ahead just 35-31 at intermission, the Mustang defense tightened the screws and Morningside dominated the second half. Read the story HERE. Morningside next plays No. 10 Kansas Wesleyan in Round 2 of the playoffs....

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Dance, cheer split season opener
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Dance, cheer split season opener

Morningside’s Dance Team kicked out an 89-73 win over Northwestern Saturday afternoon. An hour or so later the cheer squad was on the short end of an 80-77 score. The teams’ next competition will be at Concordia January 22.

‘Stangs sweep Red Raiders
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‘Stangs sweep Red Raiders

The top–ranked Morningside men stayed unbeaten at 18-0 with a seemingly easy 98–69 victory over Northwestern. (Read the game story HERE.) The seventh–ranked women’s team had to work a bit harder harder for their win. They closed out the first half of the GPAC season with a 76–66 win. (Read the game story HERE.) The…

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