McMurry University's Jeret Smith and Calvin Middlebrooks were both recognized on the 2014 All-Lone Star Conference football team.
McMurry Junior, Tyreace House, is 25 years of age and older than all of his teammates, but he spent time playing professional baseball before becoming a War Hawk.
ABILENE, Texas - Senior wide receiver Jeret Smith wasted little time in taking his place as McMurry University’s all-time leading receiver, but his team suffered a 41-16 setback at the hands of Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The loss in the 2014 finale - and Lone Star Conference playoff game - left the War Hawks with a record of 2-8 overall, while the Javelinas improved to 2-9.
CANYON, Texas – McMurry University could not slow down the West Texas A&M offense in a 58-13 loss in the first round of the Lone Star Conference playoffs at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium. The War Hawks fell to 2-7 after losing to WTAMU for the second time this season, while the Buffaloes improved to 6-4.
McMurry University's football team fell for the fifth-consecutive week, losing at Lone Star Conference leader Texas A&M-Commerce, 91-13, at Memorial Stadium.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University could not overcome five of its own miscues in falling to Lone Star Conference second-place team Tarleton State, 64-7, at Wilford Moore Stadium. The War Hawks fell to 2-5 overall and dropped to 1-5 in the LSC.
This week the War Hawks return home for the final time this season to take on Tarleton State.
PINEVILLE, Ark. – After nearly two weeks since its last match, McMurry University men's soccer was unable to shake off the rust, falling at the University of the Ozarks, 4-2.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s football team stayed close to Eastern New Mexico University for a half, but eventually was over powered in a 62-23 Homecoming game loss at Wilford Moore Stadium. The setback dropped the War Hawks to 2-3 overall and 1-3 in the Lone Star Conference, while the Greyhounds improved to 4-2 and 2-2 in the LSC.
The McMurry War Hawks are set to host Eastern New Mexico for their homecoming game on Saturday afternoon.
McMurry University’s football team put on an offensive show in a loss to West Texas A&M University, 56-21, in a game played a Kimbrough Memorial Stadium.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - McMurry University had two of its athletes recognized as National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) “Student-Athlete of the Week” award winners in their respective sports.
The McMurry War Hawks picked up their 1st Lone Star Conference victory on Saturday night in their home opener against Texas A&M/Kingsville.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s football team was opportunistic when it counted the most and converted that into a 27-21 victory over Texas A&M University-Kingsville at Wilford Moore Stadium. The War Hawks (2-1, 1-1 LSC) also garnered their first Lone Star Conference victory with the win, while keeping the Javelinas (1-3, 0-2 LSC) winless in league this season.
The McMurry War Hawks continue their 1 and only year in the Lone Star Conference at home this weekend. The War Hawks are finally at home after playing their first two games on the road.
LONGVIEW, Texas – McMurry University volleyball won a pair of matches on Saturday, sweeping both Howard Payne University and LeTourneau University, in matches played at Solheim Arena. The wins helped the War Hawks to improve to 8-5 overall.
A week and a half ago, the McMurry War Hawks picked up their 1st ever victory over a FCS program.
McMurry's Decorian Johnson is the Lone Star Conference Defensive Player of the Week thanks to his performance in the War Hawks 26-17 victory over Houston Baptist.
Matt McHugh is going to be the starting quarterback for the War Hawks in their opener on Saturday.
The Old Main Building on McMurry's Campus Opens its Doors after three and a half years of renovation.
Billy Cole III was killed in a two car accident as he was on the way from the DFW area to Abilene for the opening football practice. He is remembered for his zest for life, and work ethic on the field and in the classroom.
It has been confirmed by DPS that McMurry football player Billy Cole III was killed Tuesday night in a Callahan County crash along I-20, just 3 miles East of Putnam.
The Lone Star Conference released the football preseason poll on Tuesday, and the McMurry War Hawks were picked to finish eighth this year.
ABILENE, Texas – When ABC television premieres its new fantasy/reality show The Quest on Thursday (July 31/7 p.m. CT), former McMurry University quarterback Rashon Lewis will be one of the contestants (or “Paladins,” as they are known on the show).
WICHITA FALLS, Texas – Matt Porter shot a 1-unde par 70 in the final round of the 86th West Texas Amateur, finishing in fourth place for the event. Porter shot an even-par aggregate score of 213 for the 54-hole event at the par-71, 6,983-yard Wichita Falls Country Club.
WICHITA FALLS, Texas – McMurry University men’s golfer Matt Porter scored a 2-over par 73 in the second round of the 86th West Texas Amateur at the par-71, 6,983-yard Wichita Falls Country Club, making the cut for Sunday’s final round. Porter is 1-over for the tournament through 36 holes, with an aggregate 143.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Athletics has announced that head women’s basketball coach Veronica Snow has resigned her position effective July 31.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – McMurry University head track and field coach Brad Parris will be among the guest lectures for the upcoming 82nd annual Texas High School Coaches Association’s (THSCA) Convention and Coaching School.
LAS VEGAS, N.M. – The Las Vegas (N.M.) Train Robbers – a member of the independent Pecos League – have added former McMurry University thirdbaseman/pitcher Eric Preuss to their 2014 roster, making him the second member of last year’s McM squad to sign a professional contract. Preuss joins War Hawks teammate Joel DePorte on the Train Robbers’ roster.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University head volleyball coach Cammie Petree didn’t have to look very far in filling her assistant coach position, hiring former Abilene High School standout Caroline Cleveland for the job.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University head football coach Lance Hinson has rounded out his 2014 coaching staff with the hiring of veteran offensive coordinator Matt Kalb and offensive line coach/recruiting coordinator Adam Kirby.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University has announced that Brad Parris – longtime assistant coach for the McM track and field programs – has been promoted to head coach, effective immediately. Officially, Parris has had an association with the McMurry program dating back to 1995 when he began as a student…but in reality, it goes back much further than that.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University director of Athletics Sam Ferguson has announced that longtime War Hawks’ head cross country coach and assistant track coach David Chandler has taken on the additional duties as the Director of Compliance for the school. Chandler will oversee athlete eligibility and adherence to NCAA guidelines as major components of his enhanced responsibilities.
McMurry Head coach Lance Hinson was introduced to the media and fans at the school.
EDMUND, Okla. – The 2014 McMurry University baseball season drew to a close on Friday evening in the championship finals of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Central Region tournament. The War Hawks (26-28) split its pair of games on Friday, defeating Central Baptist College, 3-1, in an elimination game, and then falling to top-seed Oklahoma Christian University, 3-2, in the finale
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University has named 19-year coaching veteran Lance Hinson as the War Hawks’ new head football coach. Hinson comes to Abilene after spending the past nine seasons as the head coach at The University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, Kan.
Kyle Sargent handled matters with the bat and Joel DePorte took care of things from the mound, leading McMurry's baseball team to an 8-2 win over Dallas Christian College in the first round of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Central Region Tournament.
AUSTIN, Texas – McMurry University pushed St. Edward’s University – the nation’s No. 7-ranked team in NCAA Division II – to the brink, before finally falling, 3-2, in 11 innings at Lucian-Hamilton Stadium. The War Hawks finished the regular season 23-26 overall, 13-16 in the Heartland Conference, and will next play in the National Christian College Athletic Association Central Region championships beginning next Tuesday in Oklahoma City.
RICHARDSON, Texas – McMurry University junior women's pole vault specialist Mariah Steinbock (Sudan, Texas) has been elected to the 2014 Lone Star Conference All-Academic Team for women's outdoor track and field, it was announced by the league. Overall, 22 men and women were selected to the LSC All-Academic teams.
ABILENE, Texas – It took some late inning fireworks, but McMurry University’s baseball team pulled out a 7-6, non-conference victory over Cameron University at Walt Driggers Field. The win improved the War Hawks to 22-24 overall, while the Aggies fell to 17-27 in 2014.
ABILENE, Texas – Joel DePorte made is last home for McMurry University’s baseball team a memorable one on “Senior Day.” The Fremont, California native threw his team-leading fifth complete game as the War Hawks (21-24, 12-14 HC) salvaged the series finale versus the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (23-22, 13-14 HC), 2-1.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University closed out the 2014 National Christian College Athletic Association Central Region Championship Tournament (NCCAA) – as well as its own season – with a 5-3 loss to Southern Nazarene University at the Seidel-Swagerty Tennis Center. The War Hawks (8-15) finished third in the NCCAA tourney.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University athletes earned a total of three Player of the Week honors from the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) for the period ending April 20, it was announced by the national office.
ABILENE, Texas – A two-run home run by Ben Douglas in the fourth and a five-run outburst in the sixth inning propelled McMurry University to a 7-4 non-conference win over NCAA Division I foe Abilene Christian University, in a cross-town battle at Crutcher Scott Field. The win by the War Hawks (20-22) was their first-ever in eight tries against the Wildcats (14-23).
The ACU Wildcats, who appear to be turning the corner after picking up a series win over Stephen F. Austin this past weekend.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons closed out its 2014 men’s tennis regular season with a 7-2 home loss to McMurry on Saturday morning at the Streich Tennis Center.
McMurry's Paul Davis had an LSC best effort of 61-2.25 to place second (to Texas Tech’s Kole Weldon by two inches) in the shot put at the ACU Invitational.
McMurry University junior men’s tennis player Casjen Rico has been selected as the Heartland Conference “Player of the Week,” it was announced by the league office.
ODESSA, Texas – McMurry University’s baseball team received two outstanding pitching efforts by Lanny Zier and Joel DePorte, leading a Heartland Conference doubleheader sweep of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin at Roden Field. The War Hawks (18-21, 11-11 HC) topped the Falcons (17-21, 8-12 HC) by scores of 8-1 and 5-1.
The women from the T.I.P. social club at McMurry came to give us a sneak peek of what to expect at their annual Sing Song event.