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The Murray State News

The Murray State News

Junior forward Katelyn Young was named to the All-MVC First Team for her efforts in the 2022-23 season for the Racers. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Preview: Women’s basketball preps for MVC Tournament

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

The Racers have set their focus on the University of Evansville and the MVC Tournament after their road trip that started on Thursday, March 2 against the Valparaiso Beacons and ended on Saturday, March...

Junior guard Quincy Anderson puts up a layup against Valparaiso. Anderson finished the game with 18 points against the Beacons. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini.

Racers shoots the lights out against Beacons

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor March 3, 2023

It was all Murray State in the first round of the MVC Championship as the Racers defeated the Valparaiso Beacons 78-50. The Racers made 10 3-pointers in a single game for the fourth time this season...

Murray State players huddle around to watch a Senior Night video on the jumbotron following their victory over Valparaiso on Sunday, Feb. 26. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Basketball prepares for the “madness”

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

A win on senior night has set the path to madness for the Murray State men’s basketball team. In a new conference, with a new championship on the line, the Racers are still looking to make it to the...

Sophomore guard Brian Moore breaks down on defense against an Indiana State defender. Moore is averaging 8.5 points per game this season, including a career high against Belmont. Photo by Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News.

Basketball looks to finish season with win

Jakob Milani, Sports Editor February 23, 2023

After a season of ups, downs, new faces, old faces and some history being made along the way, the Racers’ first regular season in the MVC comes to a close on Sunday, Feb. 26, when they host Valparaiso. In...

Junior outside hitter Jayla Holcombe and graduate middle blocker Elisa Dozio attempt to block a spike from an opposing attacker. Photo courtesy of David Eaton/Racer Athletics.

Volleyball preps for MVC Tournament

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

The MVC Tournament is right around the corner, taking place from Nov. 20-23, with the Racers currently sitting in seventh place in the conference.  Murray State is 8-10 against conference opponents...

enior goalkeeper Jamie Skarupsky grabbed four saves against the Drake Bulldogs. Photo courtesy of David Eaton/Racer Athletics.

Soccer turns focus to MVC tourney

Ronan Summers, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

The Racers fell to the Drake University Bulldogs 1-0 on Sunday, Oct. 23 in their last game of the regular season.  Murray State dropped down to an overall record of 4-11-3 and a conference record of...

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