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.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University interim head coach Kendall Roberson has released the 2014 football schedule for the War Hawks. The 10-game slate will include one non-conference game, seven regular season Lone Star Conference (LSC) contests and two LSC post-season playoff games.
McMurry University freshman women’s tennis player Chloe Patterson (Spring, Texas) and sophomore woman’s track and field thrower LaNissa Burns (Austin, Texas) have been named as the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) “Player of the Week” in their respective sports for the period ending April 6, it was announced today by the NCCAA national office.
SAN ANGELO, Texas – McMurry University earned a split with the NCAA Division II South Central Region’s No. 7-ranked team – Angelo State University – winning the first game, 3-2, before seeing its rally come up short in the nightcap, 6-4, in the non-league doubleheader.
T.I.P Social Club Presents Sing Song at McMurry University
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University baseball utilized a late inning rally in Game One and an dominating pitching performance by senior Joel DePorte in the nightcap, to earn a Heartland Conference doubleheader sweep of Texas A&M International University at Walt Driggers Field. The War Hawks (15-19, 9-10 HC) won by scores of 6-5 and 3-1 over the Dustdevils (12-23, 4-13 HC).
McMurry head football coach Mason Miller is leaving the university after one season as leader of the War Hawks.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – In the rubber game of the series, McMurry University dropped a 4-2 decision versus No. 7 regionally-ranked Oklahoma Christian University at Dobson Field.
McMurry University’s baseball team received another round of excellent pitching in a non-conference doubleheader sweep over Arlington Baptist College, 3-2 and 4-0, at Walt Driggers Field. The pair of wins upped the War Hawks record to 12-17 overall.
McMurry University junior Casjen Rico has been voted the Heartland Conference men’s tennis “Player of the Week.”
McMurry University has named Sam Ferguson of Averett University in Danville, Virginia, as the school’s new athletic director. He will begin his duties on May 1.
ABILENE, Texas – For the third time in two days, McMurry University and nationally-ranked Lubbock Christian University played a one-run ball game, with McM coming out on the short end of a 4-3 score in the Heartland Conference series’ rubber game at Walt Driggers Field.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University handed Heartland Conference leader Lubbock Christian University just its second league loss of the year, splitting a doubleheader with a 3-2 win in the first game and a 3-2 loss in the second. The War Hawks (10-16, 6-7 HC) win snapped an eight-game winning streak by the Chaps (18-7, 11-2 HC).
A late flurry of runs by visiting Southeastern Oklahoma State University doomed McMurry University in the rubber game of the non-conference series between the teams, 10-2, at Walt Driggers Field.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University split a non-conference baseball doubleheader with Southeastern Oklahoma State University, winning the opener, 7-3, before dropping the nightcap, 22-10, at Walt Driggers Field.
CLAREMORE, Okla. – McMurry University bounced back in the rubber game of the Heartland Conference series versus Rogers State University, winning the finale, 5-4, at the Diamond Sports Complex. The War Hawks (8-13, 5-6 HC) took two-of-three versus the Hillcats (12-9, 5-7 HC).
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.