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Senior Qunicy Anderson and junior Nick Ellington try and block a shot from Belmont player Malik Dia.

Belmont spoils Racers’ senior night

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

Emotions ran high on Wednesday when Murray State hosted the Belmont Bruins on senior night. Despite the Racers taking a lead early in the first half,...

Freshman guard Haven Ford takes a three point shot from the corner.

PHOTOS: Women’s Basketball loses to Belmont in tough game

Kristopher Fister, Photographer February 26, 2024

The women's basketball team lost a hard fought game to the Belmont Bruins on Sunday, with the final score being 63-76. This leaves the Racers tied...

Senior infielder Gracie Osbron makes a play on a ground ball for the out. Osbron led the Racers to a 1-0 win against Belmont on Wednesday, April 26. photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Osbron plays hero in walk-off home win

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

After a historic weekend for Murray State softball, the Racers narrowly defeated the Belmont Bruins on Wednesday, April 26 after walking it off in the...

Senior right handed pitcher Hannah James throws a strike, leading to one of her 13 strikeouts in the Racers win over the Belmont Bruins on Tuesday, April 11. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

James strikes out 13 batters in victory

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer April 13, 2023

The contest between the Murray State Racers and Belmont Bruins went to the tenth inning to decide a winner on Tuesday, April 11. Senior right-handed...

The Racers mob senior outfielder Ryan Perkins after he crosses home plate for the walk-off win against Belmont. (Photo by Simon Elfrink/The News)

Racers outlast Belmont with extra-innings walk-off victory

May 8, 2021

Simon Elfrink Editor-in-Chief [email protected] Murray State baseball tied the season series with Belmont on Wednesday, May 5, at Johnny...

Senior outfielder Logan Braundmeier hit a home run in the first game against Belmont. (Photo courtesy of Piper Cassetto)

Softball takes two of three over Belmont

April 22, 2021

Jakob Milani Staff Writer [email protected] After some recent struggles, the Murray State softball team came within one game of a three-game...

When the Racers faced off against Belmont in 2019, senior left-fielder Ryan Perkins hit a pair of home runs in one game. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Racers looking to bounce back against Belmont

April 14, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] After dropping a three-game series to SEMO over Players’ Weekend, Murray State baseball...

Senior Anja Loncarevic delivers a serve against Belmont. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Tennis defeats Belmont, establishes winning streak.

March 23, 2021

Andrea Jameson  Contributing Writer  [email protected]   The Murray State women’s tennis team took a home victory against Belmont...

Senior midfielder Izzy Heckman moves the ball up the field against Belmont. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Soccer outplays Belmont in return home, starts season 4-0

March 14, 2021

Rachel Essner Staff Writer [email protected] The Murray State soccer team returned to Cutchin Field on Friday, March 12, to take on Belmont...

Junior guard Manna Mensah sizes up the defense in the OVC Tournament game against Belmont. (Photo courtesy of Gage Johnson/The News)

Racers’ OVC Tournament run ends in loss against Belmont

March 6, 2021

Jakob Milani Staff Writer [email protected] A late burst of energy from Belmont proved to be too much for the Murray State women's basketball...

Senior forward Laci Hawthorne works her way inside against Belmont. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Racers’ comeback not enough to catch up with Belmont

February 1, 2021

Jakob Milani Staff Writer [email protected] A late game comeback was not enough to help the Racers as the Murray State women’s basketball...

Sophomore guard Chico Carter Jr. drives baseline against Belmont. (Photo courtesy of Gage Johnson/TheNews)

Questionable call late leads to Racers’ demise

January 30, 2021

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief [email protected] Murray State fell in its chance at revenge against Belmont, losing 72-71 in heartbreaking...

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