The game of football has changed quite a bit from its humble beginnings. Much of it has to do with the shape of the ball. Jermaine Ferrell explains how one Texoma man played a role in the development of the modern football.
It is a unique double passion that Riley Smith has had to balance for the past few years. So how do you balance the two? How do you balance playing the piano and also running.
We are putting the wraps on our Sports Spotlight special reports-----the Name Game. We head down the street to a place where the M.S.U. Indians and now Mustangs have called home for more than 45 years.
The need for speed took an old school spin over the weekend as the Southwest Heritage Racing Association made its first appearance at the Wichita Raceway Park. Jermaine Ferrell shines the Sports Spotlight on a couple of ladies getting a thrill of ride.
One of the more successful girls basketball coaches in our area is in a health battle of his own.
With spring in full bloom, it is not to early to start thinking about autumn. And that's what on the minds of the Midwestern State athletics teams that compete in the fall.
Our area has several high school coaches who have been in charge of there programs for several years. Over at Rider High School, girls head soccer coach Carl Wiersema last week wrapped up his 20th season as the school's head coach. Wiersema reflects on two decades with the Lady Raiders in this week's Sports Spotlight.
National Athletic Training month is held every March in order to spread awareness about all that athletic trainers do.
Tobin McDuff wraps up MSU's Regional Final game against top ranked Metro State.
When the high school state powerlifting meet begins next weekend in Corpus Christi, our area will be well represented with several lifters.
We shine our Sports Spotlight this week on a man who dedicates himself to Midwestern State athletics.
10 years ago, the Archer City Lady cats were in it to win in on the hoop court. They brought home the Class A, Division One title Saturday, the UIL honors the Lady Cats for winning it all ten years ago. In this week's Sports Spotlight, Jermaine Ferrell spoke to some key members of the championship team as they take a trip down memory lane.
This week's Sports Spotlight previews the Midwestern State Men's and Women's Tennis season.
Expectations are high this season for the 2014 MSU softball team.
It's no secret that there are a good number of Texas Longhorns alumni and fans in our area.
50 years ago, the Graham Steers won the 3A Boys Basketball state title. Recently, Graham honored the school's only state championship team with a special event.
This weekend is a big weekend for the Wichita Falls Wildcats.
The town of Crowell is still buzzing after the Wildcats won their first ever state football title last weekend.
The Graham Steers have had scoreboard operators busy this season.
The Wildcats have never gone this far in the playoffs. Crowell has had to play some highly ranked teams to get to the state semifinals.
Bad weather forced teams to play their playoff games on Monday.
Jacksboro running back D.J. Thomas doesn't let adversity bother him.
Hirschi High School hosted the Elite 14 Showcase
When the Wichita Falls Coyotes started the season the only expectations were their own. No one outside Old High considered the playoffs a possibility.
Meet the Rider Raider Tennis Teams #1's
Stories were shared and tears were shed at MSU's Silver Celebration on Saturday night.
On Friday night, City View Running Back DJ Coursey broke Gus Barnes single game rushing record that had stood for 11 years.
Alex Zannes takes heads to center of gravity rock climbing gym to take a look at how rock climbing can help you become the next american ninja warrior.
The MSU Cross country team is coming off a disappointing season, but the Mustangs are primed to make a run at another conference title.
Alex Zannes previews the MSU football team ahead of Saturday's game in AT&T stadium against Tarleton State.
In this edition of the Sports Spotlight we preview the Vernon College Volleyball Team.
James Hamlett, a retired master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, says he can still remember his son Arthur running around the house pretending to be Michael Jordan or Allen Iverson.
When you see her play basketball, you can tell Trinity Davis is an athlete.
This past weekend after rider's emotional game three win against Cleburne in the 4A regional finals, head coach Scot Green had his players kneel down for his traditional post game speech.
The Ironman Iriathalon is one of if not the most grueling physical competition known to man....2 point 4 mile swim...112 miles on a road bike....and a 26.2 mile run...A full marathon.
The rider baseball team has a problem. Their coach is no good at flipping a coin.
You know what's hard? Winning a state championship. You know whats even harder? Winning two in a row.
The MSU men's and women's tennis teams are just two days away from playing in the Lone Star Conference Championships in Southlake Texas.
If you build it, they will come. The most famous line from one of the most famous sports movies ever made.
Both Bailey Stanfield and Tiffany Nguyen will compete in the state power lifting competition this Friday in Corpus Christi, both with a strong chance to medal.
Bubba McDaniel was back in Wichita Falls to watch the premier of "The Ultimate Fighter", a show where he and 27 other Mixed Martial Artists compete for a UFC Contract.
Jacksboro's Nik Lewis has had an outstanding nine year career in the Canadian Football League. In tonight's Sports Spotlight we replay a story from 1999 when he was named athlete of the week.
Vanessa McCoy is a National Champion Powerlifter from the Wichita Falls area.
The Rider football team is just two days away from their biggest game in school history.
This week's sports spotlight focuses on a group of MSU tennis players that are involved in a shared reading program at Lamar Elementary School.
At six o clock we took a look back at a story about referees that we first aired in 1998.
At six o clock we told you about a bowler from Burkburnett named Tim Scott.