Photo, Sports / December 7, 2019 Mustangs earn a title defense with win over Grand View

Morningside punched a return ticket to the NAIA Football championship with a 21-16 win over Grand View Saturday. The No. 1 Mustangs will face No. 2 Marian Dec. 21 in Ruston, LA. The Knights beat Lindsey Wilson 34-24 in the other semi-final. QB Joe Dolincheck threw for 328 yards and three touchdowns. Reid Jurgensmeier picked...

Photo, Sports / December 3, 2019 Mustang VB falls to Park 3-1

The Mustangs took it to the No. 1-ranked Park Pirates in the women’s NAIA Volleyball Championships Tuesday night, but came out on the short end of a 3-1 decision. Morningside faced the defending national champion in the first round of pool play, falling 17-25, 15-25, 25-22, 21-25. Next up is #16 Oklahoma City,. That game...

Photo, Sports / December 1, 2019 Up next: Grand View

A surprisingly easy 51-0 shut-out of St. Xavier sets up a semi-final NAIA National Football Championship contest against Grand View Dec. 7. Read the SXU game story HERE.

Photo, Sports / November 23, 2019 Mustangs pluck the Hawks; St. Xavier in the quarters

Led by a record-setting AP Ponder, Morningside opened postseason play with a 54-17 win over Dickinson State. Ponder, a junior, set the Mustangs’ career rushing mark of 3,846 yards. Read a full game summary HERE. Next up for Morningside is St. Xavier. The Cougars topped Northwestern 25-20 in Orange City. It will be a re-match...

Sports / November 22, 2019 Mustangs Look to Make Another Deep Run in 2019 Playoffs

by Steven Cutler--After ripping through the regular season with an undefeated record, the Morningside Mustangs football team earned the #1 overall seed in the NAIA Football Championship Series. Morningside will welcome the #16 seed Dickinson State Bluehawks of the North Star Conference to Sioux City this Saturday at noon.

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...

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Mustangs Split in Doubleheader
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Mustangs Split in Doubleheader

By Andrew Schnebel ~The Morningside Mustang’s baseball team played in a doubleheader against Dickinson State Friday afternoon at Lewis and Clark Park. The sun was out and shining as the crowd of approximately two hundred came out and watched the Mustangs play. The Mustangs dropped the first game 8-4. Storm Throne started the first game,…

NCAA Basketball First Weekend Wrap-Up
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NCAA Basketball First Weekend Wrap-Up

By Andrew Schnebel ~ Now that the first weekend of the NCAA tournament is down, many have already ripped up their brackets due to frustration. Friday was the big day when two number two seeds went down, but eleven other “upsets” occurred during the weekend. Not to burst any bubbles but there were no perfect…

Golf team enjoys Florida “Spring Break”
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Golf team enjoys Florida “Spring Break”

By Sarah Davy ~ To start out the spring season, the Morningside Golf team took a trip down to Orlando to golf in the warmth and sun. While they were there, the men’s team took on the Detroit Titans, a Division One school from the University of Detroit Mercy. Seth McCulley, Cole Schwarz, Alex O’neill,…

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Fall Sports on their Off Season Grind

By Andrew Schnebel ~ Its been a couple months into the winter workouts for the fall sports teams. The football and volleyball teams have been working out almost every weekday since the second semester started. Trevor Strong who plays defensive back for the Mustangs says, “It’s been a really great offseason overall. The team has…

Means, track team, preparing for spring
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Means, track team, preparing for spring

By Kevin Green– Dominic Means is always trying to stay one step ahead.  Whether in the classroom or on the track, those around him always seem to fall behind. But don’t let a humble demeanor fool you. Means, like Charlie Sheen, is all about winning. Training for Morningside’s indoor track season team has Means, “running…

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