Two old foes will renew acquaintances this weekend as members of a new league as the ACU Wildcats host the Cardinals of Incarnate Word in a three-game Southland Conference baseball series at Crutcher Scott Field.
Abilene Christian head men's basketball coach Joe Golding Tuesday announced the addition of junior Julian Edmonson to the Wildcats' 2013-14 roster. Edmonson, who is the son of former professional basketball player and Purdue all-America, Keith Edmonson, is the eleventh newcomer to sign with ACU since last fall.
McMurry University head men's basketball coach Chris Beard has resigned his position with the War Hawks to become the new head coach for Angelo State University in nearby San Angelo.
Sources and KSAN-TV in San Angelo are reporting that McMurry Men's Head Coach Chris Beard is the leading candidate for the same job at Angelo State University.
Keshia Collins, a junior forward on the McMurry University women's basketball team, was named second team All-Heartland Conference, as was announced by the league office.
The ACU Women Basketball team start the Lone Star Conference Tournament on Wednesday over in Allen.
The Bulldogs came from behind to beat Wichita Falls Hirschi to win the Regional Tournament and advance to Austin.
The Highland Lady Hornets have had the community and the school's support behind them ever since the start of the season. But when they beat Garden City in the Regionals this past weekend to earn their ticket to Austin that support only grew.
The Merkel Lady Badgers are about to play on the big state of the Erwin Center in Austin for the 1st time in school history.
They face #1 ranked Saltillo, but the thought of playing the top ranked team in the state doesn't phase the Lady Hornets.
The American Southwest Conference Men's tournament is coming up this weekend.
The 5th ranked Wylie Bulldogs are finally getting back on the floor for a game that counts.
The Jim Ned Lady Indians are getting ready to take on the 2nd ranked Merkel Lady Badgers Friday night.
The Wylie Lady Bulldogs are finally getting back into the game on Friday night in Post.
The Wylie Bulldogs are the 5th ranked team in Class 3A and they already have a playoff berth in hand with a perfect district record.
The Abilene High Lady Eagles are one of the teams from the Big Country that is in the post season.
The ACU Wildcats punched their ticket to the Lone Star Conference Post-Season Tournament on Wednesday as they rallied from a five-point halftime deficit to knock off Texas A&M-Commerce, 75-61, at the Lion Fieldhouse.
Concordia hit 12 second-half 3-pointer en route to a 101-67 American Southwest Conference men's basketball win over Hardin-Simmons on Senior Day at the Mabee Complex.
Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team saw its six-game winning streak snapped on Saturday in a 65-58 American Southwest Conference loss to Concordia at the Mabee Complex.
The Bulldogs win it by 26, 70-44 the final, to improve to 7-0 in district play.
A big point spread in this one as the Lady Bulldogs roll to another easy District victory and they clinch their 6th straight District Championship. Wylie takes it, 79-39.
Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team won its sixth straight game with a 67-56 win over Mary Hardin-Baylor on Thursday night at the Mabee Complex in American Southwest Conference action.
The basketball programs at Jim Ned High School continue to excel in 2013. Both the Boys and the Girls are State ranked.
Eula doesn't play football in the fall, so the school's resources and the fans are concentrated more on basketball. The coach and the players say it's fun to be in a place where hoops is king.
Abilene High and Cooper met at McMurry for the Basketball version of the Crosstown Showdown.
The Lady Eagles looking to sweep the Lady Cougars this season. This game being played at Kimbrell Arena at McMurry.
16 Big Country Teams are ranked in this week's Texas Association of Basketball Coaches rankings.
Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball allowed a 16-3 run over the final 4:22 of the first half to break open a tight game and HSU never recovered in a 106-69 American Southwest Conference loss to Mary Hardin-Baylor on Saturday at the Mayborn Campus Center in Belton.
Baskets couldn't have come much easier and more frequently for the Abilene Christian women's basketball team Saturday night at Moody Coliseum as the Wildcats throttled Southwestern Adventist, 108-21, for the largest margin of victory in school history.
Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team came up big down the stretch and was able to hold off Mary Hardin-Baylor, 70-63, in American Southwest Conference action at the Mayborn Campus Center in Belton.
Kurt Richardson takes over for former head coach Tri Danly, and the new coach brings a defensive mind to the court for his new team.
The 10 district games are the ones that matter, and those game start on Friday night against Big Spring.
The McMurry University men's basketball team will put its three-game winning streak on the line when it plays host to Oklahoma Christian University on Thursday, in a contest between provisional NCAA Division II members.
McMurry University women's basketball will be playing just its second home game in the first 14 contests of the 2012-13 season on Thursday
Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team got back in the win column with a hard fought 66-62 American Southwest Conference win over LeTourneau on Saturday afternoon at Solheim Arena in Longview.
Abilene High goes to 3-3 in District 2-5A play with a 68-63 win against Tascosa.
The Lady Eagles defeat the Amarillo Tascosa Lady Rebels 40-27.
Having completed its slate of non-conference games for the 2012-13 season, McMurry University's women's basketball team will resume competition versus Heartland Conference foes on Saturday when it travels to St. Edward's University.
McMurry University women's basketball team won its second-consecutive game - and third in its last four outings - with a 67-61 non-league win over Wayland Baptist University. The victory improved the War Hawks to 3-6 on the season, while the Flying Queens fell to 7-6 overall.
A cold-shooting night from every spot on the floor Saturday night spelled doom for ACU on Saturday as the Wildcats lost for the first time this season in conference play, dropping a xx-xx decision to Tarleton State at Wisdom Gym.
Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team fell behind double digits in the first half and could not recover as they fell 60-50 to Texas-Tyler on Saturday afternoon in American Southwest Conference women's basketball action at the Herrington Patriot Center in Tyler.
ABILENE - Senior center Steven Werner Tuesday was selected by the Lone Star Conference as its offensive player of the week.
Dallas Baptist turned around an early nine-point deficit and took a 15-point halftime lead and then held on to knock off ACU, 79-72, in the men's basketball season-opener for both teams at The Burg Center.
ABILENE, Texas - All of the build up and preparation for the transition from NCAA Division III to Division II has run its course, as the McMurry University women's basketball team embarks on its 2012-13 slate in its first year as an NCAA II provisional member.
The ACU Wildcats men's basketball team is picked to finish 7th in the Wildcats final season in the Lone Star Conference.
ABILENE, Texas - With the start of the 2012-13 season less than two-weeks away, the McMurry men's basketball team is being fine-tuned by first year head coach Chris Beard. The early improvements of the team were on display in this afternoon's intrasquad scrimmage held in Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas - Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball team has been picked to finish second in the American Southwest Conference West Division in a vote of the league's coaches, sports information directors and media.
ACU's Mackenzie Lankford was honored as Preseason Player of the Year. Lankford was the top choice on 14 of the 31 ballots cast.
RICHARDSON, Texas - Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team has been picked to place third in the American Southwest Conference's West Division in a poll of the league's coaches, sports information directors and selected media and announced by the league office.