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Senior infielder Lindsey Carroll throws a runner out in game three against Evansville. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Softball tops Aces in three-game series

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

The Racers looked to improve their conference record against the visiting Evansville Aces on Friday, April 14, during Alumni Weekend at the University. Evansville...

Sophomore guard Lex Mayes drives to the basket against Evansville. (Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Late steal and layup pushes Racers past Aces

December 4, 2019

Nick Kendall Staff Writer [email protected] Tied at 59 with four seconds, sophomore forward Alexis Burpo snagged a loose ball, taking...

Junior pitcher Justin Thomas begins to throw the ball toward home plate. (Photo by Nick Bohannon/TheNews)

Racers fall to Aces in offensive showdown

April 17, 2019

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer [email protected] Lack of pitching and inconsistent offense costed the Racers a chance to get back to .500...

Junior first baseman Ryan Perkins makes contact with the ball against SEMO. (Photo by Richard Thompson/The News)

Racers look to hold on to first place in OVC

April 15, 2019

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer [email protected] Following its fifth consecutive conference series win over Southeast Missouri State on...

Sophomore guard Ja Morant drives into the lane during the first half of Tuesdays game against Evansville. (Blake Sandlin/TheNews)

Racers escape Aces on Morant buzzer beater

December 18, 2018

Story by Blake Sandlin Sports Editor [email protected] When the clock sat at 13 seconds with Murray State’s men’s basketball team...

Freshman guard Macey Turley pushes the ball down the court during the first half of Wednesdays game against Evansville. (Blake Sandlin/TheNews)

Newcomers shine in season opener

November 7, 2018

Story by Gage Johnson Senior writer [email protected] The Murray State women’s basketball team came away with a 81-53 season-opening...

Head Coach Rechelle Turner discusses the upcoming season with Ed Marlowe. (Photo by Blake Sandlin/TheNews)

OVC media day means it’s basketball season in Murray, Kentucky

October 25, 2018

Story by Gage Johnson Senior writer [email protected] On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the OVC held its annual OVC Media Day for all the teams across...

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Baseball wins slugfest over Evansville

April 5, 2018

Story by Gage Johnson, staff writer Murray State baseball returned home following an 0-3 road trip to take on the Evansville Purple Aces at Johnny Reagan...

Photo by Jenny Rohl

Racers take both games against Evansville

April 26, 2017

Story by Kelly Diesel, Staff Writer The Murray State baseball team completed their first sweep of the Evansville Purple Aces since 1958 with their 8-1...

McKenna Dosier/The News
Junior first baseman Ramsey Scott hits the ball into the ground in Wednesday’s 7-3 win over Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Baseball bats stay alive despite defensive shortage

April 14, 2016

Story by Mark McFarland, Assistant Sports Editor The Racers traveled to second place Jacksonville State last weekend and came away with one win....

Jenny Rohl/The News
The Racers acknowledge Southeast Missouri after the Redhawk’s loss on April 11 and 12.

Racers move to spot three

April 24, 2015

Racer softball bumped to third place in OVC standings after loss to Jacksonville State Story by John Morris, Contributing writer After sweeping...

’Breds lose momentum at Ohio State

April 25, 2014

Head Coach Rob McDonald made no excuses for the ’Breds after Tuesday’s loss at Evansville. “You can always make excuses if you want," he said....

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