RICHARDSON, Texas --- McMurry University will be returning to its NCAA Division III athletics roots, as American Southwest Conference (ASC) officials announced today the forthcoming return of the War Hawks’ athletics program to the league. McM was one of the eight founding member of the ASC in May 1996.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University senior lefthander Trevor Daggon got his first start of the season on Tuesday and responded with a complete-game victory over Southwestern Assemblies of God University, 12-1, at Walt Driggers Field. The victory – which was shortened due to the 10-run “mercy rule” - upped the War Hawks’ record to 6-12 overall.
POTTSBORO, Texas – The McMurry women’s golf team continued its strong showing at the Texoma Chevy Dealers Lions Invitational, finishing tied for sixth place out of 14 teams. The event was hosted by Texas A&M University-Commerce at the par-72, 5,986-yard Tanglewood Resort Golf Course.
POTTSBORO, Texas – After Day 1 of the Texoma Chevy Dealers Lions Invitational, the McMurry University women’s golf team finds itself tied for fifth place out of 14 teams, shooting a team aggregate of 339 for the first 18 holes. The event is hostd by Texas A&M University-Commerce.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University’s women’s tennis team ran into a buzzsaw versus NCAA Division I Cleveland State University, falling 9-0 in a non-conference match at the Seidel-Swagerty Tennis Center.
ABILENE, Texas – For the third-straight game, McMurry University’s baseball team dropped a close decision to St. Mary’s University – ranked No. 3 in the nation for NCAA II – falling by a 7-5 score at Walt Driggers Field.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s baseball team battled St. Mary’s University - the nation’s No.3-ranked team in NCAA Division II - hard, but came up on the sort end in both games of a Heartland Conference doubleheader, 5-2 and 1-0, at Walt Driggers Field. The two teams conclude the three-game series on Friday at 1 p.m.
WACO, Texas – The Heartland Conference has recognized McMurry University basketball players Keshia Collins (Midland, TX) and Alfred Perez (Spring, TX) – both seniors - among its 2013-14 post-season award winners announced today. Collins was named second team all-Heartland for women’s hoops, while Perez was an honorable mention for men basketball.
McMurry University junior women’s pole vault specialist Mariah Steinbock has been elected to the 2014 Lone Star Conference All-Academic Team for women’s indoor track and field, it was announced by the league. Overall, 25 men and women were selected to the LSC All-Academic teams.
McMurry University was saddened to learn of the passing of longtime friend and family member Neel Lemond last evening. He was affectionately known as "Coach Neel" to generations of McM students, staff and faculty because of his long relationship with the school.
ODESSA, Texas – McMurry University’s men’s basketball team closed the curtain on the 2013-14 season with an overtime win at the University of Texas-Permian Basin, 95-94, at the Falcon Dome.
ODESSA, Texas – Senior Keshia Collins had a career-high 31 points in her final game for McMurry University women’s basketball team, but it was not enough to keep her team from a 70-57 Heartland Conference loss at University of Texas-Permian Basin at the Falcon Dome.
GOODWELL, Okla. – The bats were out in full force on Friday afternoon, as the McMurry University baseball team swept Oklahoma Panhandle State University in a Heartland Conference doubleheader, 9-0 and 13-3, at Aggie Field.
ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University men’s basketball team suffered another hard-luck defeat, this time versus Heartland Conference co-leader Texas A&M International University, 83-79, at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – Playing in their final home game, McMurry University senior women’s basketball players Keshia Collins and Tory Salazar put on a show in their final game before the home crowd, only to see their team fall short versus Texas A&M International University, 86-59.
McMurry University’s women’s basketball team will play its final home contests of the 2013-14 season this week, when it hosts St. Mary’s University on Thursday (Feb. 20/5:30 p.m.) and Texas A&M International University on Saturday (Feb. 22/1 p.m.) at Kimbrell Arena.
McMurry University junior Tiana Alexander (Killeen, Texas /Ellison H.S.) was named as the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) female track “Athlete of the Week” for the period ending February 16.
ABILENE, Texas – West Texas A&M University pounded out 21 hits and scored 15 combined runs and swept a Saturday afternoon doubleheader over McMurry University at Walt Driggers Field.
AUSTIN, Texas – Alfred Perez scored a game high 20 points and hauled in seven rebounds as McMurry University dashed past St. Edward’s University, 68-65, in Heartland Conference action Saturday afternoon.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – McMurry’s Tiana Alexander won the women’s 60-meter hurdles and Paul Davis won the men’s shot put to highlight the War Hawks’ day at the Air Force Collegiate Invitational indoor track meet.
AUSTIN, Texas – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team closed out its four-game road swing on Saturday afternoon, falling at St. Edward’s University, 67-52, at the Recreation and Convocation Center.
EDMUND, Okla. – A slow start doomed the McMurry women’s basketball team, 75-42, at Oklahoma Christian University. It was the War Hawks’ third-consecutive road game in a five-day span.
McMurry’s women’s basketball team rode a strong game by senior Keshia Collins to top Oklahoma Panhandle State University, 62-51, to open a four-game road swing. The win was the War Hawks’ second of the season over the Aggies.
ABILENE, Texas – No. 22-ranked Angelo State University swept McMurry University by scores of 3-2 and 10-2 in the season debuts for both squads Saturday afternoon at Walt Driggers Field.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry’s swimming team made the most of its final home meet of the 2014 season, sweeping Austin College at the Phillips Family Center. The War Hawks women won a decisive decision, 143-44, while the men took a 134-107 win.
The McMurry University Board of Trustees has voted to withdraw the school’s provisional NCAA Division II membership bid and remain in NCAA Division III for all of its athletic programs.
The McMurry University men's basketball team returns to the hardwood with a pair of Heartland Conference games at Ron Holmes Court at Kimbrell Arena.
The McMurry University women's basketball team welcomes Oklahoma Christian University to Ron Holmes Court at Kimbrell Arena Thursday evening, with tip set for 5:30 p.m.
CLAREMORE, Okla. – Despite four players scoring in double figures, the McMurry University men's basketball team dropped an 83-73 decision at Rogers State University Saturday afternoon in Heartland Conference action.
CLAREMORE, Okla. – The McMurry University had the tables turned on them on Saturday, losing at Rogers State University, 65-63. The War Hawks (2-15, 2-9 HC) had defeated the Hillcats (7-12, 4-9 HC) in the last meeting between the schools back in November.
McMurry University Athletics Hall of Honor member Johnny Ray Watson, a standout basketball player for McM, died on January 21. He was 63.
Junior Brandon Golden came off the bench and netted a game-high 19 points, however, McMurry University dropped a 75-66 decision to the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Thursday evening in Heartland Conference action.
McMurry women’s basketball made an early second half run at host University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, but in the end came out on the short end of a 68-48 final score at the Stubblefield Center.
For the McMurry University women’s basketball team, this weekend’s beginning of the second round of Heartland Conference games is an opportunity for her team to hit the “reset button” for the 2013-14 campaign.
The McMurry University community is saddened to learn of the passing of Coach Wilford Moore on Tuesday, January 21.
McMurry University senior shot put specialist Paul Davis was named as the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national men’s indoor track and field “Athlete of the Week” for the period ending January 18, 2014.
McMurry University sophomore Chris Veail – a member of the War Hawks track and field team - got a whim around two weeks ago that he wanted to attempt to do the highest “Flying Push-up” ever recorded. Today, Veail is the world record-holder in that category!
ABILENE, Texas – Despite a season-high 22 points from senior Alfred Perez, McMurry University dropped a 77-60 decision to Lubbock Christian University Saturday afternoon in Heartland Conference play at Ron Holmes Court at Kimbrell Arena.
LUBBOCK, Texas – McMurry University’s track and field team opened the 2014 indoor season at the Texas Tech Open at the Athletic Training Center. Day 1 of the event yielded some record-setting performances for head coach Barbara Crousen’s War Hawks.
ABILENE, Texas – Despite four players scoring in double digits, the McMurry University men's basketball team dropped an 82-66 decision to University of Texas of the Permian Basin Thursday evening in Heartland Conference action at Ron Holmes Court at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team slugged it out with the University of Texas Permian Basin for the entire regulation 40 minutes, before eventually succumbing in overtime, 77-67, at Kimbrell Arena.
AUSTIN, Texas – The McMurry University men's basketball team turned out its best defensive effort of the season and downed St. Mary's University 66-57 Saturday afternoon in Heartland Conference action at the Bill Greehey Arena.
SAN ANTOINIO, Texas – After two-consecutive strong defensive games, McMurry women’s basketball squad could not contain St. Mary’s University on the road, suffering a 69-51 setback at the Bill Greehey Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – A full Heartland Conference schedule and a premier NCAA Division II non-conference slate that includes Angelo State University, Colorado Christian University, Southeastern Oklahoma State University and West Texas A&M University and a game at Division I Abilene Christian University highlight the 2014 McMurry University baseball schedule.
The McMurry University men's basketball team looks to gain traction in the Heartland Conference standings with a pair of road games this weekend.
ABILENE, Texas – Kourtney Goff tallied a game-high 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting from the field, but it wasn't enough as McMurry University couldn't keep up with St. Edward's University, and dropped an 82-72 decision in Heartland Conference action Saturday afternoon at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s women’s basketball team battled St. Edward’s University – one of three Heartland Conference teams without a conference loss – strong for the entire game, before eventually falling by a 55-51 count at Kimbrell Arena. The loss dropped the War Hawks to 2-9 overall and 2-3 in the Heartland, while the Hilltoppers improved to 10-1 and 5-0 in league action.
McMurry University’s women’s basketball team used its final game of calendar year 2013 to get back on track, topping Oklahoma Panhandle State University, 67-53, in a Heartland Conference bout at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – Five players scored in double figures as McMurry University raced past Oklahoma Panhandle State University 96-82 Saturday afternoon in Heartland Conference action at Kimbrell Arena.
ABILENE, Texas – If Thursday night is any indication of the type of basketball that's played within the Heartland Conference, it will to be fun to watch, and a little nerve-racking.