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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...

Senior sprinter Lucia Herrero Yanez running a relay during a Murray State home meet.

Student athletes battle through mental illness

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Sports Editor April 11, 2024

Mental health is an important factor in everyone’s everyday life. But for those who are juggling many different jobs or responsibilities at once, it...

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 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...

Freshman infielder Ailey Schyck hits a double to bring freshman outfielder Jadyn Thompson home to score against the Austin Peay Governors on Wednesday, March 29. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Win streak ends in Battle of the Border

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

Murray State needed four pitchers in the 6-4 loss on Wednesday, March 29, in the annual Battle of the Border against Austin Peay. Murray State’s all-time...

Sophomore infielder Erin Lackey hits a single in the Racers’ win over Western Illinois on Wednesday. Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics.

Softball splits home tourney, takes down WIU

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 16, 2023

The Racers hosted the Youngstown State Penguins and the Illinois State Redbirds on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11 in the Racer Classic at Racer...

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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