Sports News

Team hosts 9-time NCAA champion

Kyra Ledbetter Staff writer For the second consecutive week, the Racer rifle team came away with a win, but the opponent its facing this weekend will challenge the team in a way that few other competitors can. Last weekend the Racers placed fourth of fourteen in the Ole Miss Invitational, falling to only one OVC Read More


Racers best No. 3 team

Sophie McDonald Sports Editor The Racers served Alabama, the third ranked team in the country, a helping of defeat 8-2 before crushing Western Kentucky 7-0 only hours later on Saturday in Bowling Green, Ky. “It was a good win for us; it’s Alabama, they’re at the World Series every year,” pitcher Shelby Kosmecki said. “I Read More


Returning home and to the dome

Sophie McDonald Sports Editor As the Racers head south to face Georgia State, some players are returning to their hometowns and old stomping grounds. More than 10 players and coaches are from the Peach State and are looking forward to playing in front of family and  friends. “It’s going to be pretty exciting, I’m happy Read More


Special teams star kicks it up a notch for final season

Dylan Stinson Assistant Sports Editor Senior kicker/punter Kienan Cullen is a little bit more athletic than your average special teams star. Cullen was a three-sport athlete at Butler High School in Louisville, Ky., playing soccer, basketball and football. What may come as a surprise to most about Cullen is he has only been kicking and Read More


Intercollegiate match preparation underway

Jaci Kohn Staff writer Over Fall Break the Murray State women’s golf team will head to Lexington, Ky., to compete in the Betty Lou Evans Intercollegiate tournament hosted by the University of Kentucky. The team will play at the University Club Golf Course Friday through Sunday. The women’s golf team is coming off a win Read More


Team heads to Chattanooga with interim coaching staff

Carly Besser Staff writer The 2011-12 season is finally here and the women’s tennis team is ready to ace it. With a clean slate, the Racers are playing their first official OVC match at the Steve Baras Invitational in Chattanooga, Tenn., Friday through Sunday. The team is currently coached by Kara Amundson, a new interim Read More


Racers return home to face No. 1 team

Ed Marlowe Staff writer Murray State (2-2) looks to rebound from a 48-26 loss to UT-Martin last Thursday as the Racers take on the Jacksonville State Gamecocks (3-1) 6 p.m. Saturday at Roy Stewart Stadium. Dexter Barnett, wide receiver and back-up cornerback, said the team is planning to move forward from the difficult loss. “We’re Read More