Softball

Racers go 3-2 in season-opening tournament

Nick Kendall Staff Writer nkendall1@murraystate.edu The Murray State Softball team wrapped up their first tournament of the season at the Doc Halverson UNI-Dome Classic. The Racers went 3-2 over the weekend with victories against South Dakota State University in game one, the University of Northern Iowa in game two and a blowout in game five Read More


Racers voted to finish fourth in OVC Preseason Poll

Nick Kendall Staff Writer nkendall1@murraystate.edu The Murray State Softball team is preparing to be a big competitor in the upcoming season. The Racers are expected to finish fourth in the OVC this year per a preseason poll. Head Coach Kara Amundson said the ranking is not all that surprising. “At the end of the 2019 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 fall to fourth after Jacksonville State losses

Adam Redfern Staff writer aredfern@murraystate.edu Racer Softball dropped out of first place in the OVC for the first time this season after losing two games against Jacksonville State. The first game was all Gamecocks, as senior pitcher Faith Sims pitched a two-hitter with eight strikeouts against the Racers. Freshman pitcher Hannah James also pitched an Read More


Racers softball off to program-best OVC start

Adam Redfern Staff writer aredfern@murraystate.edu Murray State softball is off to its best OVC start in program history, and the Racers have strong pitching and a change in atmosphere to thank. The Racers have struggled in the past three seasons, finishing with records of 12-14, 11-7 and 6-16. However, two starting pitchers, junior Taylor Makowsky Read More


Racers split with SEMO, remain atop the OVC

Story by Adam Redfern Staff writer aredfern@murraystate.edu Murray State softball split its series against SEMO but remain on top of the OVC with help from its offensive play against the Redhawks. Game one: In the first game, the Racers had one of its better offensive outings this season tallying eight runs. The first run of Read More


Racers split with Govs to take OVC lead

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer rjaco@murraystate.edu In another matchup of the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border, Murray State Racer softball split a doubleheader with Austin Peay on Tuesday, April 9. Game one: Murray State secured three points in its split with APSU, bringing the season total to 33.5-16.5 in favor of the Racers. Read More