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Murray State quarterback Preston Rice (5) and offensive lineman Jacob Vance (61) were among 10 Racer players named to the Preseason All-OVC football team. 

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MURRAY — For the first time since 1996 and just the third time in program history, the Murray State football team has been picked to win the Ohio Valley Conference in an annual vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. In addition, 10 Racers were named to the Presea…

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MURRAY — The momentum from the spring football season is gaining as the Murray State Racers hit the month of July ranked No. 22 in the nation in the 2021 HERO Sports FCS Preseason Top-25.

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MURRAY — Due to outstanding academic and athletic achievement, five Murray State student-athletes have been recognized as an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar for the 2020-21 season.

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MURRAY — Four Murray State student-athletes were named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars Team for the 2020-21 school year as announced from the WGCA’s home office in Coral Springs, Florida.

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A million dollars is up for grabs as The Basketball Tournament (TBT) is returning this summer to give 64 teams the chance to play for that top prize.

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MURRAY — The Murray State women’s soccer team has announced its 2021 fall schedule featuring eight home games at Cutchin Field.

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The Basketball Tournament (TBT) — the $1 million, winner-take-all summer basketball event broadcast live on ESPN networks — revealed Monday that The OverLooked, the Murray State alumni team, has been admitted into TBT’s 64-team field. The OverLooked will be competing in the Illinois Regional…

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Former Murray State football student-athlete and head coach Jim Cullivan celebrated his 100th birthday Thursday surrounded by family and friends at First United Methodist Church in Paris, Tennessee.

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MURRAY — Murray State basketball is just around the corner as the Racer men’s and women’s teams go into the 2021-22 season with great anticipation of returning to full capacity at the CFSB Center.

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MURRAY — Former Murray State women’s tennis coach Connie Keasling became part of the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame when she was inducted as part of the class of 2021 along with two former athletics directors, Phil Dane of UT Martin and Theresa Phillips, who also coached women’s basketb…

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MURRAY — The Murray State University Board of Regents voted to extend the contracts of head football coach Dean Hood and his staff, the school announced Friday. The assistant coaching staff received extensions through December 2022, while Hood’s contract has been extended through 2024.

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The 2021 OVC Baseball Tournament in Jackson, Tennessee had it all for the No. 2 seed Murray State Racers — two days to earn an extra-inning victory over Morehead State, a late-inning loss to Southeast Missouri, another extra-inning win against Austin Peay and a blowout victory over Southeast…

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JACKSON, Tenn. — Following the postponement of their opening game of the OVC Baseball Tournament on Thursday, Murray State picked up on Friday in the 10th inning against Morehead State, walking the game off in the 13th inning before falling in late innings to Southeast Missouri.

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The Ohio Valley Conference released the All-OVC selections Wednesday morning, and seven Murray State Racers found their names on the lists, the most of any team in the OVC. The seven selections are the most for Murray State since the awards went to a first, second and freshman team format in…

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The second-seeded Murray State baseball team opens Ohio Valley Conference Tournament play against third-seeded Morehead State at 6 p.m. Thursday. The tournament is being played at The Ballpark at Jackson in Jackson, Tennessee.

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Longtime athletics staff member and Murray State hall of famer Saundra Edwards died Thursday at the Anna Mae Owen Residential House in Murray.

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MURRAY — The Murray State baseball team closes out its 2021 regular season with a three-game home series versus Austin Peay on Thursday and Friday. The Racers have already clinched a spot in next week’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament in Jackson, Tennessee. The Governors are fighting for t…

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MURRAY — After an outstanding 2020 campaign, the Murray State football team is readying for the 2021 season by offering a variety of ticket options for year two of the Dean Hood era. With every season ticket package purchased, no matter the level, fans are getting more than just admission to…

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MURRAY — Family and friends gathered to remember and honor Murray State legendary coach Cal Luther on Sunday at J.H Churchill Funeral Home.

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CHARLESTON, Ill. — Jabreuna Brimlett won two of Murray State's four first place medals as the OVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships wrapped up on Saturday.

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CHARLESTON, Ill. — Rachel Hagans finished second in the long jump to claim Murray State's first podium spot of the OVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which wrapped up its first day on Thursdayl.

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MURRAY — The Murray State softball team’s Sierra Gilmore and Jenna Veber have earned All-Ohio Valley Conference accolades, as announced by the conference on Wednesday. Gilmore garnered All-OVC second team honors, while Veber landed a spot on the league’s All-Newcomer team.

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MURRAY — Sierra Gilmore and Hannah James of Murray State softball have earned Ohio Valley Conference weekly awards, as announced by the conference on Monday. Gilmore was named the league’s Player of the Week, while James notched Pitcher of the Week honors as the Racers swept the OVC’s weekly…

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MURRAY — Murray State (26-20, 15-9 OVC) completed the series sweep of UT Martin (15-26, 7-14 OVC) with a late comeback for the 6-4 victory in OVC baseall on Saturday. It was the Racers' second late come from behind win of the series as they erased a three-run deficit to force extras in game …

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MOREHEAD — Murray State (22-19, 12-9 OVC) baseball opened its May campaign by defeating Morehead State (22-16, 12-6 OVC) in a run-ruled, seven-inning, 13-3 win.

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MURRAY — After succeeding Rechelle Turner as the head coach at Murray High School, Wyatt Foust will now join her staff at Murray State as the director of women’s basketball operations, Turner announced Friday.

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MURRAY — Murray State men’s basketball coach Matt McMahon announced the signing of DJ Burns for the 2021-22 season on Wednesday.

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The Southern Illinois baseball team snapped Murray State’s five-game winning streak Tuesday, using two eighth-inning home runs to come from behind and win 5-4.

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MURRAY — Exhibiting solid leadership, deep love for his players and the game of golf for 20 years, Murray State’s Eddie Hunt led the Racers into his final round as head coach Tuesday at the 2021 Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Golf Championship at the Shoals Golf Club in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.…

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MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — Exhibiting solid leadership, deep love for his players and the game of golf for 20 years, Murray State’s Eddie Hunt led the Racers into his final round as head coach Tuesday at the Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Golf Championship at the par-72, 7,260-yard Fighting Joe Cou…

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Sara Loncarevic and Sarah Bureau of Murray State women’s tennis have earned All-Ohio Valley Conference accolades, as announced by the league on Friday. Loncarevic notches All-OVC first team recognition, while Bureau lands a spot on the league’s second team.

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MURRAY — After an incredible first season as head coach of the Murray State football team, Dean Hood received another honor Wednesday, as he was named the Region 3 Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches Association.

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MURRAY — After one of the most successful seasons in over two decades, the Murray State football team took home a bevy of postseason awards, as announced by the Ohio Valley Conference on Thursday. First-year head coach Dean Hood led the way by being named as the 2020 Roy Kidd OVC Coach of th…

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MURRAY — Murray State dominated every statistic outside of the scoring column in a stunning 1-0 loss to Southeast Missouri in an Ohio Valley Conference women's soccer semifinal played at Cutchin Field on Thursdayl.

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The 16th-ranked Murray State football team could not complete a late rally and fell to No. 10 Jacksonville State, 28-14, at Roy Stewart Stadium in Murray on Sunday in a game that decided the 2020 Ohio Valley Conference championship.

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MURAY — Murray State softball opened a six-game homestand on Friday by splitting an OVC doubleheader against Tennessee Tech. The Racers dropped the first contest 4-1 before winning a nine-inning nightcap thriller 3-2 to even the weekend series at Racer Field.

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With more excitement around the Murray State football team now than in many years, fans can reserve their spot to catch all of the action of the 97th edition of Racer football and Season 2 of the Dean Hood era.

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MURRAY — The 16th-ranked Murray State football team will host 10th-ranked Jacksonville State on Sunday for what will be the biggest game to be played at Roy Stewart Stadium in nearly two decades. Kickoff at The Track is scheduled for 2 p.m., with the game being aired on ESPN+ and Froggy 103.7 FM.

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MURRAY — Murray State head volleyball coach David Schwepker announced the signing of Bella Dearinger on Wednesday, bringing the signing class of 2021 to five student-athletes.

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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — Murray State softball wrapped up its three-game road series on a down note with a 1-0 pitchers' duel loss to Jacksonville State at University Field on Saturday.

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Murray State baseball won its series at Tennessee Tech by splitting its Friday doubleheader in Cookeville, Tennessee — winning the opener 7-2 but getting edged in the nightcap 5-4.

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MURRAY — For the second time in three games, Murray State softball played extra innings at Racer Field against a Tennessee school.

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Murray State has won the 2020-21 Ohio Valley Conference Team Sportsmanship award for women’s basketball, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

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After playing a key role in the 14th-ranked Murray State football team’s win over Eastern Illinois on Sunday, senior kicker Aaron Baum has been named both the Ohio Valley Conference and STATS PERFORM National Specialist of the Week.