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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...

Senior sprinter Lucia Herrero Yanez running a relay during a Murray State home meet.

Student athletes battle through mental illness

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Sports Editor April 11, 2024

Mental health is an important factor in everyone’s everyday life. But for those who are juggling many different jobs or responsibilities at once, it...

Former Murray State linebacker Quincy Williams after being drafted by the Jaguars in 2019.

Former Racer receives NFL All-Pro honors

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

2023 was a special year for former Murray State football player and current New York Jets linebacker Quincy Williams as he was selected to be an NFL All-Pro. An...

The Murray State womens basketball team poses with Head Coach Rechelle Turner after her 100th win. Photo courtesy of David Eaton/Racer Athletics.

Turner gets 100th win at Murray State

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

After picking up a conference win in her 100th victory as head coach, Murray State Racers women’s basketball Head Coach Rechelle Turner reflected on...

Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Murray State finds new head football coach

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor January 10, 2024

Murray State Football officially has a new head coach, the University announced on Wednesday. Jody Wright takes over as the program's 20th head coach...

Head Coach Dean Hood leads the Racers out before the last home game of the season.

Murray State head football coach retires

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-In-Chief/Sports Editor January 1, 2024

Murray State football is looking for a new head coach after Dean Hood decided to retire from coaching on Monday, Jan. 1. Hood informed Murray State...

Freshman forward Justin Morgan puts up a three pointer against Indiana State on Saturday, Jan. 21. The Racers defeated the Sycamores 82-73. Photo by Rebeca Mertins/The News.

Murray State basketball remains in tight MVC race

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor January 26, 2023

With the college basketball season more than halfway over, conferences typically start to see the true competitors for the championship around this time...

Head Coach Dean Hood gets fired up after a big play from the Racers against Lindenwood. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Preview: Football hosts Tennessee State on Homecoming

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor October 27, 2022

Homecoming has finally come around for Murray State, and with it comes the big event for the day: the football game. This season, the Murray State football...

The team runs drills to start its first practice of the 2022-23 season. Photo by Jakob Milani/The News.

Mens basketball holds first official practice

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor September 28, 2022

The 2022-23 season officially launched as the Murray State men’s basketball team took the court for the first time on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The practice...

Freshman running back Jawaun Northington rushed for 71 yards against Ball State. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Football hosts EIU for Family Weekend

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

After the 31-0 loss to Ball State University, Murray State turns to its conference schedule and its annual Family Weekend game. The Racers start their...

Nico Yantko was introduced as Murray States new athletic director on Tuesday, Aug. 16. Photo courtesy of David Eaton.

Murray State announce new Athletic Director

August 31, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected]   Big change continues to happen for Murray State’s athletic department in 2022 as Nico...

Junior guard Tevin Brown is one of the players leaving Murray State as he declared for the NBA Draft with an agent. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Transfer Portal sends men’s basketball into a frenzy

April 10, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] As college basketball season comes to a close, the one phrase everyone is hearing right now is...

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