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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...

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...

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...

Head Coach Dean Hood gets fired up after a big play from the Racers against Lindenwood. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Preview: Football hosts Tennessee State on Homecoming

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor October 27, 2022

Homecoming has finally come around for Murray State, and with it comes the big event for the day: the football game. This season, the Murray State football...

Sophomore quarterback Jayden Stinson completed 50% of his passes and threw for a touchdown against the Austin peay Governors on Saturday, Oct. 15. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Football loses Battle of the Border

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor October 20, 2022

Another loss for Murray State’s football team puts the Racers at 0-7 on the season, as the Racers lost to their rival, the Austin Peay Governors, in...

Sophomore linebacker Cade Shuppard (#58) recorded five tackles, including a sack, in the Racers’ loss to EIU on Saturday, Sept. 24. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Football loses first conference game

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor September 28, 2022

The losing streak continued for the Murray State football team as the Racers lost to the Eastern Illinois Panthers 35-21 during the Family Weekend game...

Freshman running back Jawaun Northington rushed for 71 yards against Ball State. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Football hosts EIU for Family Weekend

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

After the 31-0 loss to Ball State University, Murray State turns to its conference schedule and its annual Family Weekend game. The Racers start their...

Sophomore linebacker Cody Goatley recorded five tackles against Ball State University. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Football takes third loss against Ball State

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

Murray State’s football team fell to a 0-3 record to start the year, following a 31-0 loss to the Ball State University Cardinals on Saturday, Sept....

Freshman quarterback Lucas Maue made his first collegiate start against the Gamecocks on Saturday, Sept. 10. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/RacerAthletics.

Football drops first home game

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor September 14, 2022

Football returned to Roy Stewart Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 10, when the Murray State football team hosted the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. The Racers...

Sophomore quarterback DJ Williams, voted the 2021 OVC Freshman of the Year, has his sights set on one last OVC championship. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder, Racer Athletics.

PREVIEW: Football seeks championship in last OVC journey

August 25, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] The Murray State football season is just around the corner, and with it being the Racers’ final...

Sophomore cornerback Marcis Floyd had two interceptions in the game against Tennessee Tech. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletic.

Football picks up first conference win of season

November 15, 2021

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] The Murray State football team picked up its first conference win on Saturday, Nov. 6, when it...

Junior quarterback Preston Rice took over in the second half and finished with 106 passing yards and a touchdown. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Football loses close game at Tennessee State

November 6, 2021

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] The Murray State football team continued its downward spiral with a 27-21 loss to the Tennessee...

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