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Murray State’s Roy Stewart Stadium may not have all the bells and whistles you’ll find at other larger venues, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have a great time taking in a Racers game. Stewart Stadium provides a fun small school football experience that any longtime FCS fan would enjoy making a trip to Murray, Kentucky an excellent experience.

The best part of any Murray State game is hands down the Racers live mascot Racer One. Racer One runs around the track after every Murray State score and is a must-see part of every game.

In addition to Racer One, Murray State is also home to a fantastic fan base. Racers fans know just about everything about the team and are typically more than happy to engage in conversation with visiting fans who want to learn more about the team.

Finally, you’ll see a lot of the traditional college football pageantry here including cheerleaders and a marching band providing you with exactly the type of college football atmosphere you’d expect.

A trip to Murray State is a fun one for anyone who loves college football, so get your tickets to a Racers game today.

Things to check out

Violet Cactus Burial

If you have the chance catch a glimpse of the burial site of Murray State’s original live mascot Violet Cactus. The horse is buried near where Racer One starts his lap around the stadium before each game and after each touchdown.

Racer One

One of the coolest parts of any Murray State football game is the running of Racer One before the game and after every Racers score. Racer one is a can’t-miss part of any Murray State game, so don’t miss it during the game.

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Racer Band

Enjoy the Racer Band during your trip to Stewart Stadium. The Racer Band puts on a fun pregame and halftime show, so don’t leave your seat when you see them take the field.

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Dunker

Racer one isn’t the only Murray State mascot at Racers football games. Murray State’s costumed mascot gets into all kinds of shenanigans throughout the game and if you have the chance give him a high-five when you see him.

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Cheerleaders

Join in the cheerleaders’ cheers and chants to give the Racers as much of a home field advantage as possible. The cheerleaders are a fun part of any Murray State game, so keep an eye out for them at the game.

Fight Songs

  1. Murray State Fight Song

    Let’s fight, Murray! On to the goal!
    We will watch ’em take the ball down the field.
    As we fight for our Alma Mater brave and bold,
    We’ll charge on to victory, our flag waving high!
    March, men, march on down the field,
    Place the ball o’er the line
    For Thoroughbred’s fame and old Murray’s name
    And everything that’s right — Fight! Fight!

  2. The Old Gray Mare

    The old gray mare, she ain’t what she used to be,

    Ain’t what she used to be, ain’t what she used to be,

    Ain’t what she used to be, ain’t what she used to be,

    The old gray mare, she ain’t what she used to be,

    Many long years ago.

    Many long years ago, many long years ago,

    The old gray mare, she ain’t what she used to be,

    Many long years ago.

    The old gray mare, she kicked on the whiffletree,

    Kicked on the whiffletree, kicked on the whiffletree,

    The old gray mare, she kicked on the whiffletree,

    Many long years ago.

    Many long years ago, many long years ago,

    The old gray mare, she kicked on the whiffletree,

    Many long years ago.

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