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The Murray State News

The Murray State News

Freshman running back Cortezz Jones breaks a tackle on his way one of his two touchdowns against Robert Morris. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Football scores another win at home

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor November 17, 2022

Another game went in favor of the Murray State football team on Saturday, Nov. 12, as the Racers defeated the Robert Morris University Colonials 27-9 in the final home game of the season. The Racers...

Sophomore running back Demonts Witherspoon taes the handoff from sophomore quarterback Jayden Stinson. Photo by Rebeca Mertins-Chiodini/The News.

Football gets in the win column

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor November 3, 2022

After starting the season 0-8, the Murray State football team picked up its first win against Tennessee State on Saturday, Oct. 29.  Thanks to a combined 194-yard rushing performance from the Racers’...

Freshman quarterback Lucas Maue (No. 4) ran in two touchdowns on Saturday, Oct. 22. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Football’s historic fall continues

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor October 27, 2022

For the first time since 1965 and the third time in program history, Murray State’s football team has not been able to win a game in its first eight weeks. Following their 33-18 loss to the Lindenwood...

Junior quarterback Preston Rice rushed for four touchdowns on the way to a 35-0 victory over Mississippi Valley State. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Football begins season with dominant win

September 10, 2021

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected]    After a short offseason, the Murray State football team returned to the field on Thursday, Sept. 2 to defeat the Mississippi Valley State...

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