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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...

VIDEO: Murray State TV student combines passion for cooking, videography

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer May 4, 2024

Zackary Claggett, creator of Big Beef Cinema and senior television production major, has a strong passion for videography and cooking. Known for his culinary...

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...

VIDEO: Lovett Live returns after pandemic absence

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photography Editor April 26, 2024

In the pre-COVID era, music business students at Murray State University produced and hosted Lovett Live, a night of music in the historic auditorium on...

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....

Sisters of Alpha Gam perform at All Campus Sing with a train theme.

PHOTOS: All Campus Sing 2024

Members of the Murray State community enjoyed another year of All Campus Sing both in person and on live stream. The sisters of Sigma Alpha Iota hosted...

VIDEO: Guse family launches fundraiser

Caroline Blakeman, Assistant News Editor April 17, 2024

Brandon Guse, 20, has struggled with his health since he was 11 when he was diagnosed with GPA vasculitis (Wegener's Disease). The disorder has resulted...

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...

Senior Lily Fischer and the dugout celebrate a safe call from the umpire.

PHOTOS: Racers Softball drop weekend series against Drake after second game walk off

Kristopher Fister, Photographer April 15, 2024

This past weekend the Racers softball team took on the Drake Bulldogs in a three game series. After losing the first game the Racers fought back with...

2024 Solar Eclipse draws over 20,000 viewers to Cape Girardeau; boosts local tourism and economy

Mason Galemore, Contributing writer April 10, 2024

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Following the 2024 Eclipse more than 20,000 tourists visited Cape Girardeau, Missouri giving small local businesses in the city...

The entire womens golf team with head coach Philip Nelson after winning the tournament.

PHOTOS: Women’s Golf team celebrates senior weekend with a win

Kristopher Fister, Photographer April 10, 2024

This past weekend the Murray State women's golf team won the Jan Weaver Invitational for the 12th time with the team winning by seven strokes. Senior...

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