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PHOTOS: Baseball sweeps Valpo in last home series

PHOTOS: Baseball sweeps Valpo in last home series

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor May 14, 2024

The Racers swept the Valparaiso Beacons in their last home series of the season. With these three wins the Racers move into a 34-18 record and are...

Redshirt freshman guard Zoe Stewart defends an Indiana State player.

Former women’s basketball player arrested

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor May 3, 2024

Former Murray State women’s basketball player Zoe Stewart was arrested early Thursday morning on assault charges. Police were called about alleged...

Vogel goes to hug Hawthrone after hitting a homerun.

Baseball sweeps mid-week series

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

The Murray State baseball team played a two-game series in the middle of the week against the Skyhawks of UT Martin and they were able to take both games. The...

Senior forward Chloe Barnthouse cheers on her teammates while on the bench. Barnthouse totaled 14 goals and three assists during her time at Murray State.

Senior athletes leave their final notes

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Sports Editor May 2, 2024

As the year comes to a close, many senior athletes prepare to say goodbye to the sports they grew up loving and playing. Murray State had many senior...

The Murray State tennis team celebrates its placement in the 2024 NCAA Tournament bracket.

Tennis goes dancing in NCAA Tournament

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer May 1, 2024

After defeating Illinois State University 4-1 on Sunday, April 28, and winning the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, the Murray State tennis team...

Senior Nathan Holler closes out the game on the mound for the Racers.

Baseball takes two from Illinois State

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

The Murray State baseball team played a three-game series at home this past weekend against the Redbirds of Illinois State, and they were able to take...

The dugout celebrates Howells grand slam.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball celebrate their alumni with a weekend series win over Illinois State

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor April 30, 2024

The Racers baseball team celebrated alumni weekend with three high flying games. The team won the series against Illinois State, winning two of the...

The Murray State tennis team following their win over Valparaiso. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Tennis wins MVC regular season championship

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor April 25, 2024

History was made in Peoria, Illinois, over the weekend as Murray State tennis claimed the first MVC Championship for the school. The championship also...

Redshirt junior outfielder Jonathan Hogart hits a home run.

Baseball tops Bellarmine in mid-week matchup

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor April 25, 2024

Murray State baseball’s road to Evansville continued on Tuesday, April 23 as the Racers defeated the Bellarmine University Knights 12-9. It was a...

Redshirt junior infielder Drew Vogel tags out a Bellarmine player at second.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball win midweek battle against Bellarmine

Kristopher Fister, Photographer April 24, 2024

On Tuesday Murray State faced off against the Bellarmine Knights in what turned out to be a slugfest with both teams hitting a combined total of seven...

Junior outfielder Dan Tauken hits the ball.

PHOTOS: Baseball drops midweek game to SEMO

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor April 18, 2024

After coming off a winning weekend away, the Murray State Baseball team lost in what started as a close battle in their midweek match up against SEMO....

Freshman shortstop Parker Holcombe tags out a Belmont runner at second.

PHOTOS: Racers Softball win first game then lose second in double header against Belmont

Kristopher Fister, Photographer April 17, 2024

On Tuesday afternoon the Racers took on the Belmont Bruins in a double header. The Racers won the first game two to nothing, but ended up losing the...

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