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.

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.

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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…

Wrestlers win second straight GPAC title
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Wrestlers win second straight GPAC title

By Andrew Schnebel– The Mustang wrestling team wrapped up the GPAC title against Briar Cliff Wednesday night in the final duel meet of the season. They defeated the Chargers 42-3, winning nine of ten weight classes. The Mustangs finished the dual season with a 9-6 record, including a 6-0 mark in the GPAC. This was…

Mustangs bomb BV 35-13
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Mustangs bomb BV 35-13

Top: Alex Rust lost 17-5 at 133 pounds; Taylor Phipps won 8-4 at 149 pounds. Middle: Jared Wildeboer dominated his 165-pound match 17-2. Bottom: Brothers John and Joe Sievert both came out in top of their matches. 

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Late Mustang surge falls short

By Andrew Schnebel– The Morningside Mustangs men’s basketball team faced off against the number 6 nationally ranked Dordt Defenders Wednesday night in Rosen Verdoorn. The Mustangs suffered a heart breaking loss. The ending score was 83-74. Kevin Zoz led the scoring for the Mustangs with 15 points. Three of the five starters were also in…

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