Morningside People, Sports / November 18, 2019 McKibben’s journey from sprinter to cross country

by Kiki Bennett--Sophomore Jojo McKibben went from being at the top of the conference in the 100-meter dash to qualifying for cross country nationals in the span of six months.

Sports / November 18, 2019 Mustang bowling has a stellar showing

by Mari Pizzini--The Morningside Mustangs men’s and women’s bowling teams traveled to Hastings, NE, November 16th and 17th in pursuit of points for sectionals.

Photo, Sports / November 16, 2019 Mustangs down Dordt (photos)

by Abby Koch--Mustang men added another win to their record with a score of 96-88 against Dordt. They now move to 5-0.

Photo, Sports / November 16, 2019 Mustangs cause a home court upset (photos)

by Abby Koch--Morningside women's basketball started the Saturday evening Dordt doubleheader against their #5 ranked women's team. The Mustangs pulled off a victory with a close score of 81-78.

Photo, Sports / November 16, 2019 GPAC Champs: ‘Stangs drop Red Raiders 37-27

The Mustangs had to come from behind, but a big third quarter led to a 37-27 victory and the GPAC title with an undefeated 10-0 record. Read the game story here. The #1-ranked Mustangs, as well as the #5 Red Raiders, will open the NAIA National Playoff Championship this weekend. Morningside will host #15 Dickinson...

Photo, Sports / November 10, 2019 Mustang men fall in semis

Morningside is out of the GPAC tournament after a 1-0 loss to Briar Cliff Saturday night.

Photo, Sports / November 10, 2019 Mustangs clobber Concordia

The Mustangs took care of business against Concordia on senior day. The 52-7 home win kept them undefeated on the season, and tuned up for the season’s final conference clash next weekend at #5 Northwestern. The Red Raiders, also 9-0, bested Hastings 44-17 to set up a decisive season-ending game.

Photo, Sports / November 9, 2019 Mustang swimmers take on tough competition (photos)

by Abby Koch--The Morningside swim team dived into their first at home event, the Morningside Mustang Stampede. The men came in 3rd out of three teams and the women came in 5th out of five teams.

Sports / November 6, 2019 Dominant Second Half Lifts Mustangs past Doane

by Steven Cutler--Morningside faced some challenges in the first half, but a quality second half gave the Mustangs a 42-10 win over the Doane Tigers.

Sports / November 6, 2019 Morningside Wrestlers Look to Defend GPAC Title in 2019-20

by Steven Cutler--A conference championship and a top 20 national finish to the 2018-19 season has excitement high for the Morningside Mustang wrestlers this season. The expectations are high, but repeating as Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament Champions will not come easily for Morningside this season.

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Mustangs blitz Lancers
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Mustangs blitz Lancers

Okan Golge set a new single season scoring mark Saturday against Mount Marty, lifting Morningside to a 3-1 win. (Read the game re-cap HERE.) The women came out on top 3-0. Get more informationabout the Senior Day contest HERE.

M’Side dominates the day against Jamestown
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M’Side dominates the day against Jamestown

by Steven Cutler — A beautiful fall Saturday just meant another business trip for the #1 Morningside Mustangs. This week’s mark in the W column was the Jimmies of Jamestown, who fell victim to Morningside’s second shutout of the season, 61-0.  Of Morningside’s opponents in 2019 so far, the Jamestown may have had the worst record…

‘Stangs get 61-0 walkover (photos)
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‘Stangs get 61-0 walkover (photos)

Morningside scored early and often against the visiting Jimmies, then just meandered through the second half for a 61–0 shut–out. The 6–0 ‘Stangs converted seven of their eight first–half possessions en route to a 54–0 halftime lead. Click HERE for stats and story. Next up is Dakota Wesleyan in Mitchell, SD.

Spikers top Chargers 3-1
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Spikers top Chargers 3-1

Tuesday night brought sweet revenge as the Mustang volleyball team topped a visiting Briar Cliff squad 3-1. It was just three weeks ago that Morningside was on the other end of a 3-1 decision at BCU. The Mustangs are now 14-7, 6-5 in the GPAC Click here for a game re-cap.

Soccer sweeps Saints
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Soccer sweeps Saints

Morningside won both ends of a soccer doubleheader Sunday, Oct. 13 against Presentation College. The women opened with a 2-0 win. The men followed with a 7-0 romp over the Saints. Read the game stories here and here. Next up for both teams is Concordia Oct. 16.

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