Sports / May 11, 2021 Golfers Have Just One Goal

by Chloe Krommendyk–As the Mustangs near the end of their golf season they are looking forward to one thing: Nationals.  Both the men’s and women’s teams recently won the GPAC conference tournaments. The men won the GPAC at the Dakota Dunes Golf Course by 46 strokes. Seniors Jonny Douglas and Corey Matthey took the first...

Sports / May 7, 2021 Women soccer players have to prove themselves as athletes

by Emily Rotthaler–Male athletes have the advantage when it comes to physical efficiency. Few know that better than female athletes who have grown up competing with and against boys on mixed teams. Soccer is one of the sports for which coed teams are common. Most young players in the US join a coed team for...

Photo, Sports / May 1, 2021 Stangs’ season ends, 44-41

photos by Abby Koch–Northwestern is moving on to represent the GPAC in the NAIA Football Championship. The Red Raiders upset the No. 1 Mustangs 44-41 in a semi–final matchup. A full game story and stats are available HERE.

Sports / April 30, 2021 Swim Team presents awards, honors seniors

by Chloe Pieper–The Morningside Swim Team toasted the season and said goodbye to seniors at a banquet held April 24. Coach Bryan Farris honored the seniors and recognized the hard work the seniors put in for the last four years. The seniors gave speeches as they received their award. Maureen “Mo” Voller started tearing up...

Photo, Sports / April 26, 2021 Second Half Rally Sends Mustangs to Semifinals (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch and Ross Fuglsang-After being down at half, the Morningside Mustangs came back to lockdown a win against Baker University 45-29. Mustangs will rematch GPAC rival, Northwestern College. The game will be on Sat. May 1 at 1PM at Elwood Olsen Stadium. Click here for full story and stats.

Sports / April 22, 2021 Softball ranked 14, 11-1 in GPAC

by Hailey Barrus–The Morningside softball team is currently ranked 14th in NAIA rankings for this season, and has an exceptional record of 33-4, and are 11-1 in the GPAC. When asked what she hopes her players get out of this season she said, “Our goal this season is to relax, have fun, and most importantly...

Photo, Sports / April 17, 2021 Mustangs Shut Down Carroll College 55-0 (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch-Mustang football showed their strength with a 55-0 win in the first round of the NAIA playoffs against Carroll College. Morningside extends their win streak 9-0 for the season and 38th continuous win in a row. Senior running back Anthony Sims received offensive player of the game with 137 rushing yards and...

Photo, Sports / April 16, 2021 Mustangs take on Sioux City Relays (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch Click here for full story and stats.

Photo, Sports / April 4, 2021 Mustangs Fall 1-0 in GPAC Quarterfinals (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch-Morningside women’s soccer fell 1-0 against Midland Warriors on Sat. April 3. The Mustangs fended off the Warriors for much of the game, but an early second half penalty kick put the Warriors on board and held Morningside scoreless. Morningside now waits to see the outcome of the tournament. A championship from...

Sports / March 31, 2021 Golf teams open spring seasons

by Chloe Krommendyk–As the Mustang golf team prepares for the Spring golf season, both the men and women are in good standing. The women are currently ranked number 6 in the nation, while the men are ranked number 9, thanks to the successful previous fall season.  To kick off the year, the Men’s golf team...

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Mustangs Move On After Win Over Saint Francis (Photos)
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Mustangs Move On After Win Over Saint Francis (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch-Strong defense and a third quarter push allowed the Mustangs to win 53-42 over the University of Saint Francis on Fri. March 19. The Mustangs move on to the quarterfinals in the National Association Intercollegiate Athletics’ Championship. Junior Sophia Peppers led the Mustangs with 16 points and senior Sierra Mitchell following up…

Ottawa Claim Wins Over Mustang Lacrosse (Photos)
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Ottawa Claim Wins Over Mustang Lacrosse (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch- Ottawa men’s and women’s lacrosse collected wins over the young Mustang teams on Saturday, March 6. Ottawa women had a 22-1 win over the Mustangs. Sophomore Erin Georgesen was the sole scorer of the match for the Mustangs. Mustang men’s lacrosse had their first ever home match at Tom Rosen Field….

Women’s Basketball Claim GPAC Tournament Title (Photos)
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Women’s Basketball Claim GPAC Tournament Title (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch-A tight matchup happened on Tuesday, March 2nd between two nationally ranked teams, Morningside Mustangs and Concordia Bulldogs, to decide who would claim the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament title. Junior Sophia Peppers would seal a 67-65 win for the Mustangs with a layup in the last 0.8 seconds. The win over…

Mustangs Secure Ticket to GPAC Tournament Championship (Photos)
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Mustangs Secure Ticket to GPAC Tournament Championship (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch-Crosstown battle between Mustangs and Briar Cliff University Chargers in the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) tournament semifinals took place on Saturday, Feb. 27. The strong defensive movement in three quarters by the Mustangs secured a 72-59 win and a ticket to the GPAC tournament championship. Senior Sierra Mitchell, with her 20…

Morningside Baseball Starts Up Spring Season
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Morningside Baseball Starts Up Spring Season

by Emily Rotthaler-After getting last year’s season cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Morningside’s baseball team is “fired up” to get the spring portion of the 2020-2021 season started. Head Coach Adam Boeve said the team is excited to be opening up and playing again after a long period of uncertainty caused by the…

GPAC Championships tests Mustang Track and Field (Photos)
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GPAC Championships tests Mustang Track and Field (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch-GPAC Championships on Saturday at Dordt University had several Mustangs shine in their events. Women’s team finished in 5th place and men’s team finished in 8th place. Senior Emalee Fundermann collected the top spot in both the mile and in the 800 meter. Senior Zach Ambrose also claimed first in the men’s…

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