The Spur

The sky’s the limit– or not. It depends on the time of Year

Meghan Sullivan, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Fall sports season ends as the start of a steady transition to indoor events ensues. Even though track season is split into two halves, it meshes into one long season for most of the Mustang athletes. Just like any season, though, there are key differences in the competitive events which cause at...

Men’s Basketball Team plays first game of NSIC Championship Wed.

Men’s Basketball Team plays first game of NSIC Championship Wed.

Lacey Barke, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Kicking off the first round of men’s basketball tournament action will be SMSU’s very own Mustangs, as they compete for the NSIC Tournament Championship title. The game will be starting on Wed. Feb. 27 at Minnesota State Moorhead’s Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse facility with tipoff set for 7:30 p.m. It...

Wrestling team takes two to nationals

Wrestling team takes two to nationals

Desiree Bauer, Commentary Editor

February 28, 2019

The SMSU Wrestling team competed on Sat. Feb. 23 at the 10-team Super Region V Tournament. The competition took place at Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Nemzek Fieldhouse facility. The top three placing winners from each weight class are advancing to the NCAA Championship Tournament on Mar. 8-9...

Women’s Basketball Team ends regular season 12-15

Women’s Basketball Team ends regular season 12-15

Kyle Cox, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

The team went into the next game hoping to keep that winning streak. However, that train derailed as they were beat by both Moorhead and Northern State the following weekend. But there was still a chance to end the season on a high note as they had four more games to play in the coming week or two....

Wrestling completes regular season

Desiree Bauer, Commentary Editor

February 14, 2019

On Fri., Feb. 1, the SMSU Wrestling team won it’s first dual of the season. They defeated MSU Moorhead 24-16 at home, winning six of the ten duals. The dual started off with a win by Cole Hennen (197) His 3-1 decision victory earned him his second straight conference win to make a 2-4 conference record. Brock...

SMSU wheelchair basketball player Spencer Carver passes away

SMSU wheelchair basketball player Spencer Carver passes away

Kelly Regan, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018

Former SMSU student Spencer Carver passed away Friday, September 7, 2018, in Cedar Rapids, IA. Following funeral services on Saturday, September, 15, at New Covenant Bible Church: 3090 N Center Point Road, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Spencer will be buried at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Spencer is survived ...

MN Wild gearing up for post-season

Caleb Herrlich, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2018

Fifteen days, 9 games. The Minnesota Wild have found an unusual amount of late season success leading into the playoffs. They expect to make their sixth consecutive post season appearance, and the first of those six without the Chicago Blackhawks qualifying. The Blackhawks have eliminated the Wild in t...

SMSU Men’s B-ball

Desiree Bauer, Commentary Editor

March 2, 2018

The Men’s basketball team at SMSU finished their season last year as the NSIC South Division champions, and the NSIC Tournament Champions. This year was different for them. They started their season with a 104-point game, giving them a win against St. Olaf, who scored 66 points. From there they lost...

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