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MSU Atlthetics Department

[Update] Nita Head passed away Saturday, March 11th at the age of 85.
 

Remarks by husband, Robert Head at 12:00 noon followed by memorial visitation until 3:00 p.m., Saturday March 18, 2017 at the Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home.

 

Constance Alexander writes "Nita Head's Legacy: Nothing Left to Take Away"

 

It was once assumed that the role of women in our society should be secondary to men.  This mentality was prevalent from households to schoolyards for years in the U.S. and Paint Rock Valley High School in Princeton, Alabama was no different. As the women would sit inside each day and watch while their male peers were allowed outside to play sports, Nita Graham grew bored. That was almost 70 years ago.

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Murray State University will no longer sponsor its men’s tennis program, as part of the school’s response to state budget cuts.

MSU Racer Athletics

The Murray State University women’s tennis team won its second consecutive Ohio Valley Conference championship over the weekend.

The team earned an NCAA Tournament berth with the win and will find out who they play next week on the tourney’s selection show.

Racers Claim Seventh OVC Tennis Championship

Apr 21, 2014
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The Murray State Racers Women’s Tennis team Claimed their Seventh OVC Championship this weekend. This is their first conference win since since 2007 which will propel them into a NCAA Tournament appearance in May. The relatively young Racer squad beat Eastern Kentucky 4 to 1.