Football

Austin Peay paired with Racers in season finale

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu The Murray State Racer football team has a chance to cement its first winning season since 2011 with a victory over Austin Peay on Saturday, Nov. 17. The Racers are entering the final week of the 2018 season on a high note, following their epic comeback victory over Read More


Shoes up: Honeycutt’s ‘Miracle in Murray’ electrifies campus

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu With 20 seconds remaining and Southeast Missouri State’s shot at an OVC co-championship looming, junior wide receiver Malik Honeycutt did the impossible. Trailing 38-34, Honeycutt sliced through defenders left and right before ultimately returning the kickoff for 79 yards to seal a two-point victory for the Racers and Read More


Miracle at Murray State

Story by Keith Jaco Staff Writer rjaco@murraystate.edu After trailing the Redhawks of Southeast Missouri State by 31 mid-way through the first half on Saturday afternoon, the Murray State Racers rallied in resilient effort with help from the defense and a near perfect second half performance by senior quarterback Drew Anderson in route to a 40-38 Read More



Racers lose second consecutive OVC game

Story by Keith Jaco Staff Writer rjaco@murraystate.edu Murray State failed to spoil Tennessee Tech’s homecoming, dropping their second consecutive OVC matchup by a score of 27-24. The Racers struggled to play disciplined football on Saturday afternoon, surrendering 12 penalties for 70 yards, with multiple calls halting offensive production. Senior quarterback Drew Anderson was frustrated with Read More


Racers prep for TTU

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu The Murray State Racers’ football team will look to get back on track against an 0-8 Tennessee Tech team when the team travels to Cookeville, Tennessee, on Saturday, Nov. 3. The Racers are coming off of their first OVC loss, falling to Jacksonville State 42-15 during Homecoming Weekend Read More


Football’s Williams leading FCS in tackles

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu The Murray State football team has recorded its best start in the OVC in nearly 20 years, thanks in part to consistent execution on both sides of the ball. Three straight years of losing seasons overshadowed the success of senior linebacker Quincy Williams and his defense. This season, Read More


Gamecocks hand Racers first OVC loss

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu A close contest quickly turned into a blowout as Murray State football suffered its first conference loss of the season to Jacksonville State University 42-15 on Saturday afternoon. Third-down conversions were the biggest shortcoming for the Racers in the loss, as Murray State went 0-11 on third downs Read More