Sports / May 10, 2024 Tennis: On to nationals and GPAC honors

by Diego Teixeira Setton–This spring became a very special one for Morningside Tennis Athletes, as they conquered the GPAC for the first time in program history. Both men’s and women’s teams won the title, with the men boasting an overall record of 18-4 and going undefeated in the conference. The women’s team finished at 18-3...

Sports / April 17, 2024 Women’s basketball golf outing June 7

by Chaise Pfanstiel–Morningside Women’s Basketball will host its 17th annual golf outing June 7, at the Green Valley Golf Course.  The women’s basketball team will host families, spectators, fans, and whoever else may want to golf that day as it is open to anyone. Each individual Mustang player is responsible for getting two-hole sponsors and two...

Sports / April 3, 2024 Bowling is a year-round commitment

by Maren Ewertz–Many students on campus are aware that Morningside University has a bowling team, but not many understand how it works. For the bowlers at Morningside, tournament setups are simplistic; but to everyone else, they can get complicated. In order to participate in the actual tournament, the school — in this case Morningside —...

Photo, Sports / March 17, 2024 Next up: Kansas City

Morningside was the host with the most, picking up tough wins in the first two rounds of the NAIA Men’s Basketball Tournament and earning a spot in the field of 16. The Mustangs bested Lourdes College 87-76 Friday behind Joey Skoff’s 38 points. Senior Ely Doble knocked down 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds. As...

Sports / March 12, 2024 IM basketball title decided

by Chaise Pfanstiel–Intramural basketball has been giving Morningside students something to do on Sunday nights for about four weeks now, but the time has come to an end. On Sunday, March 10, the semifinals and finals were held in the HPER at 7:30 and 8:30p.m. In the semifinal match team Real Deal took on Trent’s...

Features, News, Sports / February 27, 2024 ‘Together we fight’

by Chaise Pfanstiel–Senior basketball player Lauren Hedlund has had to go up against more than her opponents lately. Hedlund’s mother was recently diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. She is currently undergoing treatment at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha.  On February 14, the team faced off against Dakota Wesleyan in Allee Gym. The young women...

Photo, Sports / February 11, 2024 Mustangs win senior night contest 76-53

The Mustangs started off quick and never looked back in a 76-53 win over Hastings. Alexis Spier and Lily Vollertsen, each with 19 points, led the Mustangs, now 13-10. Get more statistics and story HERE.

Photo, Sports / February 11, 2024 Broncos come back for 85-83 Win

A 33-28 lead at the half would not hold up for the Mustangs against a hot shooting Broncos squad. Hastings shot well from behind the 3-point line and took home the win. Read the game story HERE.

Photo, Sports / February 11, 2024 Spikers go 1-2 on the weekend

The men’s volleyball team had a big home weekend, playing three games in Allee Gym, winning one and losing two. Morningside began with a win over St. Ambrose 3-1. The Mustangs then stepped into a Friday evening contest with the fifth-ranked Vikings of Grand View. Read more here about the 3-0 loss. Saturday morning brought...

Sports / February 11, 2024 Women 12-9 with Lancer win

by Chaise Pfanstiel–The Morningside women’s basketball team hit the road Feb. 3 and grabbed the victory over the Mount Marty Lancers. The final score was 84-69 and every Mustang had minutes in the game.  After the first quarter, the score was all tied 16-16. The Mustangs extended their lead 39-33 at the half. Something was...

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Tennis: On to nationals and GPAC honors
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Tennis: On to nationals and GPAC honors

by Diego Teixeira Setton–This spring became a very special one for Morningside Tennis Athletes, as they conquered the GPAC for the first time in program history. Both men’s and women’s teams won the title, with the men boasting an overall record of 18-4 and going undefeated in the conference. The women’s team finished at 18-3…

Women’s basketball golf outing June 7
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Women’s basketball golf outing June 7

by Chaise Pfanstiel–Morningside Women’s Basketball will host its 17th annual golf outing June 7, at the Green Valley Golf Course.  The women’s basketball team will host families, spectators, fans, and whoever else may want to golf that day as it is open to anyone. Each individual Mustang player is responsible for getting two-hole sponsors and two…

Bowling is a year-round commitment
Sports

Bowling is a year-round commitment

by Maren Ewertz–Many students on campus are aware that Morningside University has a bowling team, but not many understand how it works. For the bowlers at Morningside, tournament setups are simplistic; but to everyone else, they can get complicated. In order to participate in the actual tournament, the school — in this case Morningside —…

Next up: Kansas City
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Next up: Kansas City

Morningside was the host with the most, picking up tough wins in the first two rounds of the NAIA Men’s Basketball Tournament and earning a spot in the field of 16. The Mustangs bested Lourdes College 87-76 Friday behind Joey Skoff’s 38 points. Senior Ely Doble knocked down 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds. As…

IM basketball title decided
Sports

IM basketball title decided

by Chaise Pfanstiel–Intramural basketball has been giving Morningside students something to do on Sunday nights for about four weeks now, but the time has come to an end. On Sunday, March 10, the semifinals and finals were held in the HPER at 7:30 and 8:30p.m. In the semifinal match team Real Deal took on Trent’s…

‘Together we fight’
Features, News, Sports

‘Together we fight’

by Chaise Pfanstiel–Senior basketball player Lauren Hedlund has had to go up against more than her opponents lately. Hedlund’s mother was recently diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. She is currently undergoing treatment at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha.  On February 14, the team faced off against Dakota Wesleyan in Allee Gym. The young women…

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