Dennis Jackson Racer Room Dedicated

Murray State’s first African-American student-athlete honored for his life-long commitment, which began in 1961  Murray State Athletics honors Dennis Jackson, the first African-American student-athlete at MSU, by naming the Dennis Jackson Racer Room in Roy Stewart Stadium. A celebration of the event for the Racers’ Distinguished Alumnus, multi-sport star and 2007 Murray State Athletics Hall […]

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Conference tournament play kicks off #RacerTradition

MURRAY, Ky. – With the start of post-season conference basketball tournament play this week, Racer fans are encouraged to make their central hub for Racer basketball news, updates, social media contests and more!

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Alumnus to present at Baseball Hall of Fame symposium

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State alumnus Curt Hart realizes a dream in June when he becomes a presenter at the 29th Cooperstown Symposium (May 31–June 2) at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Curt Hart has enjoyed a successful career first as a radio broadcaster, professional photographer, teacher and now staff member […]

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Q & A Session with MSU Alumni Patrick Newcomb

The Benton-native, MSU alumni and professional golfers is making a name for himself one stroke at a time. Patrick Newcomb, a humble individual yet confident golfer, left the United States for the first time ever to take on some of the world’s best golfers in the Sunshine Tour in South Africa. Newcomb graduated from MSU in 2013 with a bachelor’s […]

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USA Shooting Set To Induct Pat Spurgin

from USA Shooting Murray State Racer Great Pat (Spurgin) Pitney is set to be inducted into the USA Shooting Hall of Fame. Spurgin, MSU’s 1984 Olympic gold medalist, will be induced (Sept. 21) in Colorado Springs, Colorado with Walter Walsh. The pair will be the 26th and 27th members of the USA Shooting Hall of Fame. The hall […]

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Withrow’s Golden Moment Remembered

from The Outdoor Wire Roger Withrow atop the medal stand at the 1984 Paralympic Games.Much attention is being paid to the thirtieth anniversary of the 1984 Olympic Games, which opened July 28 in Los Angeles three decades ago. But also 30 years ago today, America’s Paralympic golden moment in shooting was playing itself out in […]

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85 Racers Honored By OVC For Academic Excellence

Eighty-five Murray State student-athletes have been honored by the Ohio Valley Conference for their academic performance during the 2013-14 academic year, the league announced on Thursday. This season, 21 Murray State student-athletes received the OVC Medal of Honor, up one from 2012-13, and 85 received the Commissioner’s Honor Roll. In total, 188 Ohio Valley Conference […]

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Murray State University unveils updated athletic logo

Secondary logos and word marks also created for program MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University unveiled an updated athletic identity and branding initiatives, highlighted by a primary logo that will be very familiar to Racer fans, but noticeably fine-tuned and user-friendly across a wide variety of platforms and applications. In addition, the university is introducing […]

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MSU bass anglers reeling in wins

The Murray State University Bass Anglers Club has been reeling in wins throughout the year in their fishing tournaments. In 2004, Bass Anglers was founded as a club at Murray State. The club provides college students with the opportunity to fish in invitational and nationally recognized tournaments. MSU bass anglers Seth Brock and Lance Freeman […]

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Murray State students headed for College National Rodeo Finals in Wyoming

Four qualify at Ozark Regional competition for national rodeo finals MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University rodeo team concluded a successful year with a trip to the Ozark Regional competition that qualified four students for a trip to the College National Rodeo Finals (CNFR) June 15-21 in Casper, Wyo. The CNFR, celebrating its 66th […]

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