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Tennis Splits Matches With BSU, UMC

Maria Gilland, Sports Editor

May 2, 2013

On Saturday, April 13, the Southwest Minnesota State University Mustang tennis team split a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matches, earning a 7-2 victory over Bemidji State, and falling 6-3 to Minnesota Crookston. Against...

Mustang Baseball Falls to Mavericks

Maria Gilland, Sports Editor

April 21, 2013

A late 14-run surge in the fifth and sixth innings lifted the Minnesota State University-Mankato Mavericks to a victory over the Southwest Minnesota State University Mustangs in game one of a four-game series The Mavericks...

First Conference Win for SMSU Tennis Team

Maria Gilland, Sports Editor

April 4, 2013

The Mustang tennis team picked up its first conference victory, topping MSU-Moorhead 6-3 on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Following the win, the Mustangs fell 6-3 to the University of Mary and 7-2 to the University of Sioux Falls...

SMSU Welcomes Hockey: New coach, John Dough, weighs in on being chosen for the top spot in Minnesota’s most exciting sport

Amber Casperson, A&E Editor

April 4, 2013

The time has come, hockey fans! You asked for it, and we listened. Southwest Minnesota State University is getting a boy’s hockey team. SMSU has finally decided to put the Marshall indoor ice rink to good use. Practice will...

Rugby Club Gears Up for Spring Season

Katie Stromme, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2013

“No one said it better than Winston Churchill: ‘Rugby is a hooligans game played by gentlemen,’” said Southwest Minnesota State University Rugby club co-president Joyce Robinson. “In reality it is a very physical sport...

Mustangs Swept by Minot State

Maria Gilland, Sports Editor

April 4, 2013

The Minot State University Beavers routed the Southwest Minnesota State University Mustang softball team in their doubleheader on Saturday, March 30, 2013. The Beavers snagged a 12-2 victory in game one, and 9-1 victory in game...

Baseball Goes 1-1 Against Augustana

Maria Gilland, Sports Editor

April 4, 2013

The Southwest Minnesota State University Mustang baseball team was led by Brian Ness, who blasted out four hits during their 8-6 victory in game two of a doubleheader against Augustana on Saturday, March 30, 2013. The Mustangs...

Mustang Softball Gets Four Straight Wins

Maria Gilland, Sports Editor

March 28, 2013

The Southwest Minnesota State University Mustang softball team picked up two wins on Thursday, March 14 to extend their win streak to four straight while in Kissimmee, Fla. The Mustangs defeated Northwood University 6-3 on Thursday...

Tennis Ends Spring Break 1-2

Maria Gilland, Sports Editor

March 28, 2013

During their spring break trip to Scottsdale, Ariz., the Southwest Minnesota State University Mustang tennis team went 1-2. The Mustangs kicked off the trip with a 6-3 victory over Glendale Community College. 1 doubles: Katie...

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