Photo, Sports / January 27, 2020 Champions Day all-in-one

Photos by Abby Koch

Photo, Sports / January 20, 2020 Mustang Swim Split Against Midland

by Abby Koch– Mustangs split their match up against Midland University in the Hindman-Hobbs Center on Saturday. Men fell to the Warriors 80-124 points and the women claimed victory with 115-87 points. Click here for full meet details.

Photo, Sports / January 12, 2020 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.

Photo, Sports / January 12, 2020 ‘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...

Morningside People, Sports / December 23, 2019 Job of the Squad

by Abby Koch--The Morningside cheer and dance teams have been there at the sidelines of every home football game. Along with watching the football team play, the cheer and dance teams are crucial in leading the crowd.

Photo, Sports / December 22, 2019 Mustangs become back to back national champions

by Abby Koch–Mustangs are back to back NAIA national champions after defeating Marian University 40-38. The two teams faced each other in Grambling, Louisiana. Read the championship game story HERE

Morningside People, Sports / December 20, 2019 Prepping and Calling: Covert’s time with Morningside Football

by Abby Koch--Since walking onto the Morningside campus, senior Jonathan Covert has been hands on with anything dealing with radio sports broadcasting. From working control room in the Morningside radio station to now a big role as a play by play announcer, Covert has become a familiar voice for Mustang football broadcasts.

Editorials, Sports / December 19, 2019 From the Box: A Reflection on Four Years of Broadcasting Morningside Football

by Steven Cutler--Let me just start by saying, I am a sports geek. I came to Morningside College in the fall of 2016 so I could become a sports broadcaster. Going in to college, I didn’t know I would be as invested in a team as I was to my favorite pro and college teams. This changed when I started covering Morningside Football for the student radio on September 3rd, 2016.

News, Sports / December 13, 2019 Care of the athletic mind

by Kiki Bennett--Students are at the part in the semester where it’s difficult enough just being a student, let alone being a student athlete.

Photo, Sports / December 11, 2019 Mustangs split against Concordia

by Abby Koch– Both women’s and men’s basketball took to the court Wednesday and faced the Concordia Bulldogs. Mustang women fell to the Bulldogs 88-77. Mustang men pushed for a last second 72-71 victory against Concordia. Both teams will be on the road to face University of Jamestown on Saturday.

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Reece is headed to nationals
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Reece is headed to nationals

By Cassie Burnside–The Morningside Track and Field team competed in their last regular season indoor meet last weekend. Many athletes achieved personal bests.  McKenzie Reece was one of them.  Not only did Reece win the 1000-meter run with a time of 2:59.83, but this also qualified her for the national track meet.  In the track…

Mathes Excels at Husker Invite
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Mathes Excels at Husker Invite

By Cassie Burnside–Last weekend, the Morningside College Track and Field team sent four athletes to compete at the NCAA Division 1 Husker invite in Lincoln, Nebraska. Breanna Mathes, Taylor Chapman, Monte Larsen, and Neeia Cooperwood all competed. One of the performances that stood out was from Mathes. The senior from Cherokee, IA competed in the…

Mustangs top NWU on hardwood
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Mustangs top NWU on hardwood

Morningside’s men’s and women’s basketball teams topped Nebraska Wesleyan Saturday in GPAC play. The women blew it out early and cruised to a 114-49 walk. The men had a bit more difficulty in picking up a 72-61 victory.

Mustangs welcome FB transfers
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Mustangs welcome FB transfers

By Darius Hicks–Following the best season in program history, the Morningside football team is looking to return to Rome, Georgia, and the NAIA football championship. It will not be an easy task. The Mustangs have to replace 11 seniors, eight of whom earned all conference honors, and one all American. So how do you replace…

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