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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...

Nico Yantko was introduced as Murray States new athletic director on Tuesday, Aug. 16. Photo courtesy of David Eaton.

Murray State announce new Athletic Director

August 31, 2022

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected]   Big change continues to happen for Murray State’s athletic department in 2022 as Nico...

Murray States time in the OVC is coming to a close and it is time for the university to make a move elsewhere. Photo courtesy of Dave Winder/Racer Athletics.

Jakob’s Take: Murray State’s time in the OVC is up

October 6, 2021

Jakob Milani Sports Editor [email protected] There are a lot of questions about the once strong mid-major conference that had fans from all...

Dennis Jackson prepares to cut the ceremonial ribbon for the Dennis Jackson Racer Room. (Photo courtesy of Simon Elfrink/The News)

Racer Room named in Dennis Jackson’s honor

March 25, 2021

Simon Elfrink Sports Editor [email protected] On Sunday, March 21, Murray State Athletics commemorated the new Racer Room in Dennis Jackson’s...

The OVC Board of Presidents postponed fall competition until the spring semester. (Photo by Blake Sandlin/TheNews)

OVC Board of Presidents postpones competition

July 22, 2020

The Ohio Valley Conference has effectively postponed the competition of most Olympic sports until Sept. 17.  The OVC Board of Presidents decided to...

Students and faculty help assemble the new floor in the CFSB Center. (Photo by Kalea Anderson/TheNews)

CFSB Center receives upgrades in new court and goals

October 31, 2019

Gage Johnson Sports Editor [email protected] Murray State Athletics unveiled a new floor in the CFSB Center just in time for the start...

(Photo courtesy of Racer Athletics)

Racers claim second OVC Commissioner’s Cup

May 31, 2019

Story by Nick Kendall Contributing writer [email protected] For the first time since the 2008-09 season, Murray State Athletics won the...

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