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.

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...

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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…

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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