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Senior forward Chloe Barnthouse cheers on her teammates while on the bench. Barnthouse totaled 14 goals and three assists during her time at Murray State.

Senior athletes leave their final notes

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Sports Editor May 2, 2024

As the year comes to a close, many senior athletes prepare to say goodbye to the sports they grew up loving and playing. Murray State had many senior...

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...

The team in front of the dugout before the game. The team wore green on Sunday for St. Patricks day.

PHOTOS: Racers Softball wins series over UIC

Kristopher Fister, Photographer March 19, 2024

The Racers Softball team won their series against UIC 2-1 after a six to zero win on Sunday. This win leaves the Racers with a 14-14 overall record...

Freshman outfielder Bailey Broemmer drew five walks and got a hit against the Southern Illinois Salukis throughout the three-game series. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Softball drops back-to-back to Salukis

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

The Racers traveled to Carbondale, Illinois this past weekend to play the SIU Salukis in what was Murray State’s final road series of the year.  The...

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...

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...

Senior right-handed pitcher Hannah James gets one of her five strikeouts against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders on Tuesday, April 4. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Trio nabs six runs en route to softball win

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer April 6, 2023

Three Racer batters recorded two runs each to make up all of Murray State’s runs in its 6-3 win over the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders...

Sophomore infielder Erin Lackey records one of her seven hits at the Alex Wilcox Memorial Tournament. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Softball continues to roll early in season

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Redshirt senior infielder Gracie Osbron received the Pepsi Athlete of the Week award after her performance at the 2023 Alex Wilcox Memorial Tournament. Osbron...

Senior right hander Hannah James winds up to pitch against Ball State on Friday, Feb. 24. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Softball win 4 at home invitational

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

The Racers’ record improved to 8-6 on the season after going 4-1 throughout the inaugural Velvet Milkman Invitational.  Ball State University, Miami...

Senior infielder Lindsey Carroll was responsible for a pair of runs against Kennesaw State. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Softball goes 2-2 in Trojan Classic

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer February 21, 2023

Murray State traveled to Troy, Alabama over the weekend and went 2-2, beating the Kennesaw State University Owls twice and falling to the Troy University...

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