Features, Sports / May 6, 2020 Athletes hit hard by cancellations (video)

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Features, Sports / May 5, 2020 Coping with the Loss of Live Sports

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Photo, Sports / March 11, 2020 Mustangs Pass First Tourney Test

The long ball kept College of the Ozarks close, temporarily, but once Morningside established its inside game, the Bobcats wilted. The Mustangs easily picked up the first round NAIA National Tournament contest 99-58. Next up is Oklahoma Wesleyan Friday morning in Sioux Falls’ Sanford Pentagon. Note: The NAIA has announced only immediate family and official...

Photo, Sports / February 27, 2020 Track teams compete at GPAC indoor meet

photos by Mackenzie Bennett For a story and results click HERE.

Photo, Sports / February 27, 2020 Broncos shock Mustangs in GPAC Tournament

by Jonathan Covert–In a matchup the Mustang men swept during the regular season, a threepeat was not meant to be Wednesday night against Hastings. Hastings charged out against Morningside to take home an upset 84-80 win. The Mustangs went up 15-6 at the start of the game, but that would be the biggest lead the...

Photo, Sports / February 27, 2020 Overtime thriller sends Mustangs to GPAC semifinals

by Jonathan Covert–Morningside made it three for three against Northwestern Wednesday in the first round of the GPAC women’s tournament. It took an overtime period, but the Mustangs advanced with a 90-87 win. During the season, the Mustangs swept the Red Raiders 76-66 at home and 78-68 at the Bultmann Center in Orange City. The...

Sports / February 25, 2020 Grand View takes down Morningside men’s volleyball

by Jonathan Covert–The Grand View University Vikings made quick work of the Mustang men on Tuesday night, winning in straight sets. Grand View University is currently number two in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) rankings. The Vikings, who were on a quest to win their 14th straight game, got out of the gate...

Photo, Sports / February 22, 2020 Egli and Wiley win regional titles

Five wrestlers will represent Morningside at the 2020 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championships in March. The five Mustangs finished in the top three of their weight claasses at the GPAC Regional Wrestling Qualifier, hosted by Morningside last weekend. Junior Jonah Egli (174 pounds) and senior Jacob Wiley (197) won their weight classes. Freshmen John...

Photo, Sports / February 16, 2020 Women pick up 20th win against the Jimmies

photos by Abby Koch–A big fourth quarter powered the seventh-ranked Morningside women to a 74-60 win over visiting Jamestown. Read the game story HERE. The Mustangs, third in the GPAC, wind up the conference season at St. Mary Wednesday, and at Northwestern 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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