The two teams that make up the "Red River Rivalry" book-ended the final session at Big 12 Media Days in Dallas.
AUSTIN— The 2014 University Interscholastic League Football State Championship games will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington the League announced Tuesday.
RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons junior kick returner Jessie Ramos was named the preseason American Southwest Conference special teams player of the year and the Cowboys have been picked to place third in the league in s vote of the head coaches, sports information directors and select media.
Abilene High running back Abram Smith burst on to the scene late last season in the final two games, and turned plenty of heads in the process.
Defending conference champions, the Baylor Bears, started off Big 12 Media Days in Dallas on Monday. TCU and Texas Tech rounded out the day as the other two representatives from the Lone Star State.
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.
The West team was able to pull away for a win in the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association Division One All-Star Game on Saturday in Wichita Falls.
Baylor head football coach and Big Country native Art Briles visited Abilene on Saturday to sign copies of his new book.
The Sweetwater Mustangs will be a young team this year with only a few seniors in the starting line-up. One of those seniors is quarterback Kaegan Jeffrey.
The West All-Stars picked up the sweep in both the boys and girls basketball games on Saturday.
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.
Week 11 brings us a huge match-up out of district 3-4A as well as the return of the Eastland County War.
Abilene, Texas – The Big Country East Fellowship of Christian Athletes is pleased to announce that Doug Galyean has been hired as the area representative for the Big Country East area which includes Haskell, Throckmorton, Young, Jones, Shackelford, Stephens, Eastland and Callahan counties. He will assume his duties on August 1, 2014.
Week 10 brings us a number of games with big implications on the post season, including a battle of the Coopers.
The Eastland Mavericks are getting ready to embark on the 2014 season, and are feeling confident after their performance at the state 7 on 7 tournament.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Athletics has announced that head women’s basketball coach Veronica Snow has resigned her position effective July 31.
Week 9 brings us a number of games that could decide district titles.
Arlington, TX – The Texas Rangers today announced that catcher Geovany Soto has been activated from the 60-day disabled list and the contract of catcher-first baseman J.P. Arencibia has been purchased from Triple-A Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League.
Fifteen High School Volleyball teams will begin play Friday at 9am in the 5th Annual AYSA High School Volleyball Showcase, with all matches will being held at Abilene Cooper High School.
The Abilene High Eagles are just a few weeks away from the start of two-a-days, but two Eagles look like they are in mid-season form.
Freshman defensive back will miss the first three games of his first season.
Arlington, Texas—The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has acquired right-handed pitcher Spencer Patton from the Kansas City Royals for right-handed pitcher Jason Frasor.
A pair of big district match-ups involving Brownwood, Wylie, and Sweetwater highlight week eight. Also a Jones County rivalry is renewed between Anson and Hawley.
The USA Football Network has released their Preseason Division II All-American Teams, and Hardin-Simmons WR Jessie Ramos was named among the top players in the country.
FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Conference Television Network and ESPN3 will feature 15 exclusive broadcasts of all 11 Southland football teams in 2014. The matchups will be featured on more than 25 regional affiliates across Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas, as well as to a nationwide audience on ESPN3 and ESPN GamePlan. Five of the telecasts will be shown nationally and exclusively by ESPN3.
AUSTIN— The 2015 University Interscholastic League Girls and Boys State Basketball Tournaments will be played at the Alamodome in San Antonio the UIL announced Tuesday.
Many smaller schools need to find different ways to prepare for the upcoming season before two-a-days. One of the ways they get ready is by playing 7on7 football.
Abilene High, Cooper, and Brownwood are featured in the top match-ups of 2014 for weeks six and seven.
ABILENE – ACU head football coach Ken Collums announced Monday that he has hired two new full-time coaches to replace departing staff members.
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.
ABILENE – ACU head football coach Ken Collums announced Monday that the Wildcat coaching staff will host "Football 101 For Moms" camp on the evening of Thursday, July 31.
Jamie Boyd, a former Wylie Bulldog and Howard Payne Yellow Jacket who will be pitching for West Texas A&M in the fall.
Minneapolis, MN - Frisco Rough Riders infielder Joey Gallo was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.
Plano West rallied late to knock off Abilene High in the first round of the championship bracket on Saturday morning.
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.
The Abilene High Eagles are moving on to the championship bracket at the state 7on7 tournament after a clean run in pool play.
The Abilene High Eagles have the unusual task of having to find their way back to the playoffs after missing for the first time in 15 years. If the Eagles are going back to the postseason in 2014, they will need a big year from quarterback Derek Scott.
Abilene High, Cooper, Stamford, and Hamlin are featured in the Top Match Ups in Week 5 of the 2014 season.
The Eastland Mavericks highlighted the four Big Country teams to reach the division two champions bracket by reaching the state semifinals.
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Texas Tech men's golf head coach Greg Sands announced Friday the hiring of Jeremy Alcorn to fill the assistant coach position on his staff.
ABILENE, Texas — While many of the skill players in the state are in College Station for the state 7-on-7 Championships this weekend, the men in the trenches will be in Abilene for the inaugural State Lineman Challenge at Shelton Stadium on the campus of Hardin-Simmons University.
The Big Country is well represented this year in the state 7on7 tournament championship bracket with all four division two teams advancing.
Wylie, Anson, Albany, and Goldthwaite are featured in the Top Match Ups of Week 4 in the 2014 season.
The Abilene High Eagles are set to start the State 7-on-7 Tournament on Friday afternoon down in College Station.
The Cooper Cougars have to find a way to replace a number of players from last years squad, and that includes finding somebody under center after the departure of Lorenzo Joe. This year it falls on David Ruot's shoulders to lead the Cougars.
The Wylie Bulldogs are headed back to the 7-on-7 State Tournament again this year.
Cooper, Abilene High, and Wylie are featured in the Top Match Ups for Week 3.
The Wylie defense will be a key to their success this season, and anchoring the Bulldogs' front seven is 2014 Player to Watch Clay Johnston.
LUBBOCK, Texas - The anticipation of the 2014 Texas Tech Football season has led to yet another attendance milestone as all season tickets have been sold for the first time in school history.
Former ACU catcher Seth Spivey wasted little time settling in at the plate in the minors for the Spokane Indians.