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Junior infielder Carson Garner hits the ball.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball lose weekend series after a first game walk off

Kristopher Fister, Photographer April 9, 2024

This past weekend the Racers took on the Indiana State Sycamores in a two day three game series. The Racers won the first game after a walk off home...

Bland attempts to tag out a Belmont player at second base.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball struggles against Belmont Bruins

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor April 1, 2024

The Racers baseball team struggled in their series against the Belmont Bruins, dropping all three games. After this weekend, the Racers go 18-7 in...

The team surrounds graduate infielder Taylor Howell to celebrate his walk-off hoemrun.

PHOTOS: Baseball continues to shine at home

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor March 19, 2024

The Racers baseball team continues to shine at home as they swept the Little Rock Trojans over their weekend series. The Racers are now 14-6 on the...

The team huddles up before the start of Saturdays game.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball celebrate Players Weekend with a sweep

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor March 11, 2024

In three high scoring games, the Murray State Baseball team swept the Lindenwood University Lions. The team celebrated Players Weekend by recognizing...

Senior infielder Parker Estes hits his first home run of the season.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball beats North Alabama

Kristopher Fister, Photographer February 28, 2024

The Racers beat North Alabama 8-1 on Tuesday with sophomore pitcher Ethan Lyke striking out five batters and only allowing one hit in the first six...

Junior infielder Carson Garner gets a hit against Purdue Fort Wayne. Garner hit two home runs during the series.

Baseball sweeps opening series against Purdue Fort-Wayne

Jonah Morgan, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

The Murray State baseball had their opening series this past weekend against the Mastodons of Purdue Fort Wayne, and it went exactly how the Racers hoped...

Graduate pitcher Allen Roulette pitches the ball. Roulette pitched just over 5 scoreless innings after coming into the game as the relief pitcher.

PHOTOS: Racers Baseball sweeps Purdue Ft. Wayne in opening weekend series

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photo Editor February 21, 2024

After a two-day delay of game, the Racers went on to sweep the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons in a three-game series. Murray State outscored the Mastodons...

Junior right-handed pitcher Malik Pogue recorded four strikeouts against SEMO as the Racers defeated the Redhawks 5-0. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini.

Pitching carousel shuts out Redhawks

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor May 4, 2023

The saying goes “three wins is a streak,” and the Murray State Racers are on a win streak as they took down the SEMO Redhawks on the road for their...

Sophomore infielder Riley Hawthorne gets a hit to bring the winning run home against Alabama A&M. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Baseball splits pair of one-game matchups

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor April 20, 2023

Murray State baseball split a pair of one-game series, defeating Alabama A&M and losing to UT Martin on Tuesday, April 18, and Wednesday, April 19. Sophomore...

Senior outfielder Seth Gardner had two of the Racers seven hits in their 8-7 loss to the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Tuesday, April 11. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Baseball comeback falls short on the road

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor April 13, 2023

A late-game push wasn’t enough for the Murray State baseball team, as the team fell one run short against the Arkansas State Red Wolves. The Racers...

Sophomore infielder Riley Hawthorne catches a pop-fly against the SEMO Redhawks on Tuesday, April 4. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Win over SEMO elevates baseball over .500

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor April 6, 2023

An 11-8 home win over SEMO on Tuesday, April 4, put the Murray State baseball team above the .500 win percentage mark for the season. It was a back-and-forth...

Graduate outfielder Brennan McCullough makes the last catch in the fifth inning. McCullough recorded three hits and a home run against the Austin Peay Governors on Tuesday, March 28. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Baseball swings for the fences in rivalry game

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor March 30, 2023

The bats were hot in Clarksville, Tennessee, as the Murray State baseball team defeated the Austin Peay Governors 12-6 on Tuesday, March 28. The teams...

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