baseball

Racers to open season against Golden Eagles

Simon Elfrink Staff Writer selfrink@murraystate.edu The Racers will kick off the 2020 baseball season with a three-game series against Southern Mississippi University on Friday, Feb. 14.  The Racers haven’t played Southern Mississippi since 2015, when the Golden Eagles took all three games in the season opener. Meanwhile, Southern Mississippi has built a highly reputed program, Read More


Racers to host multiple summer camps

Story by Brianna Hunter Contributing writer briannahunter5@gmail.com With Murray State Athletics offseason in full swing, multiple sports have announced summer camp dates for kids of all ages. Head football coach Mitch Stewart announced three different camps that will be taking place this summer. The first Friday Night Lights camp is open to rising freshmen through Read More


Racers comeback victories lead to sweep of EKU

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu Following consecutive six-run comebacks on Saturday and Sunday, Murray State Racer baseball completed a series sweep of Eastern Kentucky on April 28. The Racers moved to 13-8 in the OVC and 19-21 overall following their three wins over the Colonels this weekend. Junior right-handed pitcher Justin Thomas picked Read More


Racers fall to Aces in offensive showdown

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu Lack of pitching and inconsistent offense costed the Racers a chance to get back to .500 as Murray State baseball fell to the Evansville Aces 16-12 on Tuesday. Head Coach Dan Skirka was disappointed with his team’s inconsistency on Tuesday night.   “[This game] was a perfect example Read More


Racers look to hold on to first place in OVC

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu Following its fifth consecutive conference series win over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday, April 13, Murray State Racer baseball is off to its best conference start in nearly a decade. After posting a 3-1 record last week, Murray State has advanced to 10-5 in the OVC and 16-17 Read More


Racers sit atop the OVC after fifth straight series win

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu Murray State Racer baseball is off to its hottest conference start since 2010, winning its fifth-consecutive conference series over Southeast Missouri State over the weekend. With the Racers’ 10-5 conference record following two wins over SEMO, Murray State is the outright leader in the OVC. Head Coach Dan Read More


Murray State looks to take sole control of OVC lead

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu Murray State Racer baseball is off to its best start in conference play since 2010 after capturing its fourth-consecutive conference series win over Tennessee Tech. Despite regular season losses to Middle Tennessee State and Missouri State last week, the Racers have continued their stellar play against conference foes. Read More


Racers fall to Bears in offensive showcase

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu Murray State Racer baseball lost a back-and-forth battle with the Missouri State Bears 15-10 on Wednesday, April 3, at Reagan Field. Head Coach Dan Skirka was disappointed in his team’s pitching effort following the loss. “They’re a good ballclub and we put them in situations to be successful,” Read More