Murray State Athletics

Education
11:25 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Alumnus Makes $250k Gift to Complete MSU Hall of Champions

Dr. Robert G. Burton Sr.
Credit Murray State University

Murray State University has received a quarter of a million dollar donation to complete funding for the new Hall of Champions. 

Former NFL player and MSU football Captain Bob Burton made the donation. 

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Golf
5:59 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Murray State Women’s Golf Team Take OVC Title

Credit goracers.com

The Murray State Women’s Golf Team won their ninth Ohio Valley Conference Championship Wednesday, April 23 with a final round 310. Freshman Sydney Trimble was named to the OVC All-Tournament Team. With the victory, Murray State earned the OVC's automatic bid into the NCAA Championship. The win continues a streak of each class in the Racer Women’s Golf program winning at least one OVC championship that began when MSU coach Velvet Milkman started the program 21 years ago.

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Sports
4:17 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Racers Hope for Second Win Against EKU This Year in OVC Semis

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The men’s Racer basketball team will face off against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in the semifinal round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament tonight at 9 p.m.

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Society
2:09 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Local Man Brings to Life Replica Baseball Bats from Past

Credit Austin Ramsey/WKMS News

With the close of the year’s major-league baseball season, and as ball fields lie dormant for a short winter hiatus, one local baseball fan isn’t quite done.

Bill Rayburn and his replica 1800s bat company will continue to fill orders and produce artisan baseball bats that represent different periods of America’s favorite pastime. Rayburn, in his  little workshop west of Murray makes a little piece of baseball history every day.

Rayburn really likes baseball, and he has ever since he was a kid.

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