The Cooper Cougars were looking to go 2-0 this week on the baseball diamond, taking on Odessa Permian at Cougar Field.
Two big innings proved to be the difference in Abilene High's district win over Midland Lee on Saturday.
ABILENE – In a season full of close calls and what-ifs, the ACU Wildcats suffered one more such loss Saturday afternoon as they dropped a 59-56 decision to Incarnate Word in the season finale for both teams at Moody Coliseum.
The Cooper Lady Cougars fell to Odessa High on Saturday afternoon at Cougar Diamond.
ABILENE – Renata Marquez closed out her magnificent four-year ACU basketball career with another outstanding all-around performance as she led the Wildcats to a 90-79 win over Incarnate Word in the season finale for both teams at Moody Coliseum.
ARLINGTON – Utah scored a run in the bottom of the seventh and then pitched out of a bases-loaded jam Saturday afternoon as the Utes beat ACU, 9-8, in the UT-Arlington / Hilton Invitational at Clay Gould Field.
LONGVIEW, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ baseball team dropped an American Southwest Conference doubleheader to LeTourneau on Saturday afternoon, falling 9-2 in the first game and losing 10-4 in a rain-shortened second game.
ROUND ROCK, Texas — Hardin-Simmons softball team dropped the final game of its series at Concordia, 3-0, in American Southwest Conference action at Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock on Saturday morning.
LUBBOCK – ACU took advantage of a Texas-Arlington throwing error in the top of the eighth to score a run and freshman pitcher Hannah Null fired a complete game Saturday afternoon as the Wildcats knocked off the Mavericks 2-1 in the Jeannine McHaney Memorial Classic at Rocky Johnson Field on the Texas Tech campus.
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.
The Comanche Lady Indians were up in Hawley this afternoon to take on the third ranked Lady Bearcats.
ABILENE – After four years of scoring touchdowns, racking up yards, winning games and thrilling ACU football fans, a handful of NFL scouts wanted to see what some of the best skill-position players in Wildcat football history could do Friday against the clock at the team's annual Pro Day.
ARLINGTON – For the second straight Friday, Missouri State's offense had its way with the ACU pitching staff as the Bears pounded out 13 hits and 12 runs Friday in a 12-3 win over the Wildcats in the UT-Arlington / Hilton Invitational at Clay Gould Ballpark.
The ACU Wildcats are nearing the end of their first season at Division I, and one bright spot for the Wildcats has been the play of their freshmen.
The hunt for the next head football coach in Breckenridge may soon be over with Casey Hubble in line to take over the helm.
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.
NORMAN, Okla. – One day after leaving the ballpark thinking they might have let opportunities to win slip away, the ACU Wildcats left the state on Thursday knowing they had let opportunities to beat Oklahoma slip through their fingers.
Wylie's Mike Lopez and Highland's Sierra Allen are the BCH Sports Basketball Players of the Year.
The ACU Basketball teams are getting ready to finish up their 1st season in NCAA Division I competition.
Hawley reassigned head football coach and athletic director Brad Schoonmaker today.
The ACU Wildcats and head coach Ken Collums are a week into Spring football practice, and as far as coach Collums is concerned, it is going well, so far.
NORMAN, Okla. – Two big hits and one big error propelled Oklahoma to a 4-1 win over the ACU Wildcats on a brisk and overcast Wednesday afternoon at L. Dale Mitchell Baseball Park.
RICHARDSON, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ women’s basketball team had three players honored as the American Southwest Conference postseason awards were announced on Wednesday.
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.
Aubrey Sims is leaving Snyder after just two years at the helm of the Tigers football program.
The Cooper Cougars picked up their first district win of the season against Lubbock Coronado on Tuesday afternoon.
Stamford Bulldogs have been a powerhouse in this part of the state in baseball, and a big reason for that has been their head coach Lannie Templeton.
NORMAN, Okla. – As ACU head coach Britt Bonneau saw things, one of the perks of moving up to the NCAA Division I level was the chance for his team to play against some of the best teams in collegiate baseball.
KERRVILLE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ men’s golf team shot its best round since October of 2010 with a 291 total and they came within one shot of second place at the Schreiner Spring Shootout at the par-72, 7,059-yard Comanche Trace Golf Club in Kerrville.
LOS CABOS, Mexico – The ACU Wildcats shot a final-round 322 on Tuesday as they finished 14th at the SMU Querencia Cabo Collegiate at the Los Cabos Querencia Golf Club.
RICHARDSON, Texas — Four Hardin-Simmons men’s basketball players were honored by the 12 head coaches in the American Southwest Conference as the league announced its yearly awards on Tuesday.
The ACHS Panthers, Wylie Lady Bulldogs, and Highland Lady Hornets are the BCH Sports Team of the Year.
The ACU Wildcats continue Spring football practice and the search for a new quarterback continues.
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.
For the second time in four games and third time this season, Abilene Christian had six players score in double figures and the Wildcats pummeled the Lions of Southeastern Louisiana, 96-82, Monday afternoon at the University Center.
The search for Wayne Hutchinson's replacement in Stamford came to an end Monday, and they did not have to look far either. The Bulldogs chose to hire from within their own program and named Ronnie Casey as their next head coach.
Former Hardin-Simmons football coach Jimmie Keeling has put together a new book called Play Hard, Stay Purple and Other Life Lessons From Hardin-Simmons Football.
HAMMOND, La. – The ACU women's basketball team will close out the road portion of the 2013-14 season Monday afternoon with a makeup game at Southeastern Louisiana.
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.
RICHARDSON, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team fell 79-68 to Texas-Dallas in the American Southwest Conference Championship game on Sunday afternoon at the UTD Activities Center in Richardson.
ABILENE - Ice and freezing rain have forced the cancellation of Sunday's baseball doubleheader at Abilene Christian's Crutcher Scott Field.
One championship handed out today in the metroplex, the TAPPS basketball state title, and it's back in Abilene as the ACHS Panthers defeat Boerne Geneva by the count of 63 to 47.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons split an American Southwest Conference doubleheader with East Texas Baptist, winning 4-2 and falling 8-6 in the nightcap, on Saturday at Hunter Field.
ABILENE - Down to his last strike with two outs in the 10th and the bases full, junior outfielder Jordan Forrester ripped a game-winning single down the third-base line to give Abilene Christian a dramatic 3-2 win over Grand Canyon Saturday afternoon during day two of the Bourland-Ardoin Classic at Crutcher Scott Field.
LAKE CHARLES, La. – Learning how to close out games and win can sometimes be a painful process. The ACU Wildcats suffered another painful lesson in both Saturday afternoon against a McNeese State team looking for a spot in the Southland Conference Post-Season Tournament.
RICHARDSON, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team advanced to the American Southwest Conference Championship game with a 93-83 win over Louisiana College on Saturday after at the UTD Activities Center in Richardson.
LAKE CHARLES, La. – Jayln Johnson scored six of her 12 points in the final 2:20 of the game Saturday afternoon as McNeese State outscored ACU 11-4 in the final minutes to take a 71-64 win over the Wildcats in Southland Conference women's basketball action at Burton Coliseum.
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.
LUBBOCK – The ACU Wildcats committed seven errors in two games Saturday as they lost to both Sam Houston State and Rhode Island in the Texas Tech Invitational softball tournament at Rocky Johnson Field.
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.