The Class of 2015 was led by Colt McCoy, who was unable to attend the induction ceremony. McCoy was a Heisman Trophy runner up in 2008 and a finalist in 2009. James Blackwood ran track from Abilene High in the 50's. Leann Scott coached Cooper tennis to three straight state titles in the 90's. Phil Swenson coached 36 years in the Big Country. Clyde's Jim Taylor played 5 years of professional football.
Former Cooper tennis coach Leann Scott talks to Brad Cesak about entering the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame.
MOBILE, Ala. - Exactly 60 years ago - a young, aspiring musician named Elvis Presley took the city of Mobile, Alabama, by storm with his shows at Ladd Stadium. Six decades later, McMurry University tennis head coach Mark Hathorn hopes his War Hawks' teams will have things all shook up at the 2015 National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) championships - beginning Tuesday (May 5) and continuing through Friday (May 8) - at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center.
RICHARDSON, Texas - Hardin-Simmons' softball team had 10 players honored by a vote of the head coaches of the American Southwest Conference in their yearly awards that were announced on Monday.
ABILENE - Former ACU defensive tackle Damon Williams confirmed via his Twitter account Sunday night that he has been signed to a free agent contract by the Atlanta Falcons.
Former Dallas Cowboy Dat Nguyen was in town Sunday as the keynote speaker at the FCA Awards Banquet. BCH Sports' Brad Cesak caught up with him to discuss FCA and the Cowboys.
The Dallas Cowboys used their second round pick on Randy Gregory, a defensive end out of Nebraska. Silver Star Nation's Mickey Spagnola breaks down the pick.
NEW ORLEANS - ACU scored seven runs in the fifth inning to break the game open Sunday afternoon and then Russell Crippen put the game away with a grand slam in the top of the ninth inning as the Wildcats finished off a sweep of New Orleans with a 12-5 win in Southland Conference baseball action at Maestri Field.
Floyd Mayweather outboxed and outmaneuvered Manny Pacquiao to claim a unanimous points victory in the most lucrative boxing match in history Saturday, taking his unblemished professional record to 48-0.
The Breckenridge Lady Buckaroos were taking on the Early Lady Longhorns in the second game of their bi-district playoff series. Early lead the series 1-0 and this game was taking place at ACU.
ABILENE, Texas - Hardin-Simmons’ baseball team dropped a doubleheader to Texas Dallas falling 20-9 and 7-4 in American Southwest Conference action at Hunter Field on Saturday afternoon.
The Cisco Lady Loboes advance to the area round after taking game three of the series10-5 over Bangs.
The 2015 NFL Draft is in the books. Silver Star Nation's Mickey Spagnola takes a look at some of the Dallas Cowboys' picks.
ACU starting pitcher Thomas Altimont threw seven shutout innings Saturday afternoon to lead the Wildcats to a 7-3 win over New Orleans in Southland Cofnerence action at Maestri Field.
The Dallas Cowboys added three more players in the 7th round.
In the 5th round, the Dallas Cowboys selected Defensive End, Ryan Russell, from Purdue.
The Dallas Cowboys Select LB Damien Wilson out of Minnesota in the 4th Round.
NEW ORLEANS - Nothing has come easy in this 2015 baseball season for the ACU Wildcats. So it’s fitting that a history-making win for head coach Britt Bonneau would go right down to the wire.
The Cooper Cougars were closing out the regular season with a game against Lubbock High at Cougar Field. Cooper was looking to use the game as a playoff tune-up.
The Jim Ned Indians were taking on Wall Friday night at McMurry in a game to determine the playoff seeding for District 6-3A.
The Clyde Lady Bulldogs are advancing to the area round after a second playoff win over Coleman.
The Bangs Lady Dragons tie up the series with the Cisco Lady Loboes with a 8-0 win.
Hardin-Simmons’ baseball team rallied for a 6-3 win over Texas Dallas on Friday night at Hunter Field and clinched a berth in next week’s American Southwest Conference Tournament.
After Day 1 of the NCCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the McMurry University squads find themselves with numerous good performances entering the final day of competition on Saturday at Shorter University.
The Dallas Cowboys 3rd round draft pick is offensive tackle Chaz Green.
The Dallas Cowboys select Randy Gregory with 2nd round draft pick.
Hardin-Simmons’ softball team closed its season with a 5-0 loss to Louisiana College on Friday morning at Suddenlink Field in Tyler in the American Southwest Conference Tournament.
Keep checking back with BigCountryHompage for an ongoing gallery of the #SilverStarDraft in Chicago.
KRBC has a live report from the Windy City where NFL Correspondent Scott Leber says there's a lot of buzz going around about the draft.
The Clyde Lady Bulldogs take down the Coleman Lady Bluekatts, 17-2.
The Dallas Cowboys have chosen CB Byron Jones in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
The Hawley Bearcats take down the Windthorst Trojanettes 13-3 to take the lead in the three game series.
The ACU Wildcats are back in Louisiana this weekend for their final Southland Conference road series of the season, and they're in Cajun Country looking for a bit of history for their head coach and some momentum of their own going into the season's final 14 games.
On the eve of its second trip to the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships, McM’s first-year head coach Brad Parris will be sending a strong contingent to the event being hosted by Shorter University on May 1-2.
Since the Dallas Cowboys decided not to sign NFL leading rusher Demarco Murray during free agency, the prevailing thought is the Cowboys desperately need to add a new face to this running back meeting room in the first two days of the NFL Draft.
AHS clinched part of the district 3-6A title with a 5-4 win over Midland High.
A look at the softball playoff pairings for the bi-district round.
Hardin-Simmons’ softball team goes into the 2015 American Southwest Conference Championship Tournament with a load of confidence after going through the regular season with a record of 19-11 in conference play.
The annual Howard Payne University academic awards chapel was held Wednesday with the HPU top scholar-athletes being recognized at the event.
Hardin-Simmons’ had four senior football players – Raustin Harris, Colby Hartfield, Bryce Johnson, and Jimmie Simpson – named to the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) 2015 NFF Hampshire Honor Society.
The Abilene High Eagles were supposed to play the Midland High Bulldogs Tuesday in District 3-6A play, but the rain made that impossible and it was postponed.
With just two district games left in the regular season, the Cooper Cougars were looking to improve their position before embarking into the playoffs as they took on the Plainview Bulldogs Monday afternoon at Cougar Field.
There has been lots of criticism of the Cowboys for the signing, but Cowboys owner Jerry Jones stands by the Cowboys decision to add Hardy to the team.
RICHARDSON, Texas - Hardin-Simmons’ Nathan Chavez has been named the American Southwest Conference West Division player of the year in a vote of the league’s head coaches.
FRISCO - ACU senior golfer Corbin Renner was named a second team all-conference performer on the all-Southland Conference squad, which was released Monday.
RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons’ Michaela Ellison was named the American Southwest Conference West Division freshman of the year and Shayne Cook was named the newcomer of the year as voted on by the league’s head coaches.
Arlington, Texas--The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has acquired outfielder Josh Hamilton from the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. As part of the transaction, the Rangers will also receive cash considerations from the Angels.
Hardin-Simmons’ baseball team dropped the series finale, 12-5, at Louisiana College on Sunday afternoon at Allgood Stadium in Pineville, La.
The ACU Wildcats collected just four hits Sunday afternoon as Stephen F. Austin completed a series win over the Wildcats with a 3-0 win at Jaycees Field.
McMurry University dropped a doubleheader at the University of Texas at Dallas to close the regular season on Sunday afternoon at UTD Field.