Cross-Country

Cross-Country finishes among top 10 in OVC

Story by Mikayla Marshall, Staff writer For the first time since 2003, Murray State hosted the OVC Cross-Country Championship at Frances E. Miller Memorial Golf Course Saturday. The Racer women finished fourth while the men’s team took sixth. Lucas Prather led the team with a 25th overall placement with a time of 26:05 in the 8K race. Read More


Cross-Country hosts OVC Championship

Story by Mark McFarland, Assistant Sports Editor Murray State will host the OVC Championship in cross-country on Saturday, Oct. 31, at Francis E. Miller Memorial Golf Course. The OVC Championship comes two weeks after the Pre-Nationals race in Louisville, Kentucky, where both the men’s and women’s teams finished 28th in their respective categories. Both teams have been Read More


Cross-Country prepares for OVC

Story by Mark McFarland, Assistant Sports Editor The Racer cross country teams traveled to Louisville this past weekend and finished in 28th place in their respective divisions in the Pre-Nationals race. The men built a lot of confidence as the sophomores took control  and helped build up the team as they prepared for the OVC Championship race. Read More


Cross-Country finished among top 15 at Notre Dame

Story by Mark McFarland, Staff writer Five women set new personal records at Notre Dame Invitational. The Notre Dame Invitational was a success as both the men’s and the women’s team finished in the top 15, while five women set new personal best times on Friday Oct. 2. The men’s team finished 15th in the gold five Read More


Cross-country takes 15th place at Commodore Classic

Story by Mark McFarland, Contributing writer Both the men’s and the women’s cross-country teams earned a 15th place finished in their respective fields this past weekend at the Commodore classic in Nashville, Tennessee. The event took place at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tennessee. The men ran an 8k race and the women ran a 5k race. Read More


Cross-country gets on pace in Memphis Classic

Story by Blake Bernier, Staff writer With several top teams participating in Memphis Twilight Cross-Country Classic, both of the Murray State cross-country teams finished in the top half in Memphis. The race featured 26 teams for both men and women with 249 women running the 5K race and 258 men running the four-mile race. Murray State Read More


Taking on the world one race at a time

Murray State athlete crosses the Atlantic and finishes third in 10K Story by Lily Harris, Assistant Sports Editor Meagan Smith, sophomore at Murray State, found herself racing a 10K on the cobblestone streets of Paris during her last weekend of her study abroad trip to France this summer. The “Foulees Dueme” race through the Bois de Read More