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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Mustangs Clinch Second Place in GPAC Standings

By Andrew Schnebel ~The Morningside Mustangs baseball team took on Briar Cliff Saturday afternoon at Lewis and Clark Park. The cross-town rivalry was the second time the two teams met up. The Mustangs won the first meeting back in March. Morningside’s Storm Throne was outstanding in the first game, hurling a complete game three-hitter in…

Mustangs sweep the Prairie Wolves
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Mustangs sweep the Prairie Wolves

By Andrew Schnebel ~ The Mustangs softball team took on the Prairie Wolves of Nebraska Wesleyan Saturday afternoon. The Mustangs were wearing pink uniforms in support for breast cancer. Jordan Johnson pitched the first game going all seven innings to pick up the win. She struck out a season’s high 10 batters and did not…

Morningside Competes in Sioux City Relays
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Morningside Competes in Sioux City Relays

By Andrew Schnebel ~ The Sioux City relays took place over the weekend at Elwood Olsen Stadium. It was a two-day event that brought hundreds of schools from all over, with kids in elementary school all the way up to the college level competing. Both the Morningside’s men’s and women’s track and field team competed….

Mustang Softball Invite Kicks Off this Weekend
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Mustang Softball Invite Kicks Off this Weekend

By Andrew Schnebel ~ The SYA complex will be swarmed with softball players this weekend as the Morningside Mustang softball team hosts the Morningside Invitational. The tournament will be Friday, through Sunday with eleven teams participating in the round robin tournament. The host team Mustangs got off to a slow start, beginning the season with…

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…

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