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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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…

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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