LAKE CHARLES, La. - Sam Houston State, which reached the national championship game for the second consecutive year in 2012, was picked as the favorite heading into the 2013 season as voted on by the league's coaches and sports information directors, the conference Wednesday at its annual football media day at L'Auberge Resort.
STEPHENVILLE, Texas - McMurry Unviersity was held to a 29-percent shooting effort in a 71-39 loss to NCAA Division II Tarleton State University Saturday afternoon. The War Hawks outscored the Texans by four in the second half but could not overcome the 36-point halftime deficit.
ABILENE - The ACU Wildcats overcame a cold start Friday night as they ended 2011 with an 85-82 win over Dallas Baptist in non-conference men's college basketball action at Moody Coliseum.
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team dropped its first game after the Christmas break, falling 71-56 to Texas Wesleyan on Friday evening in Fort Worth.
LAS VEGAS -- Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball received 38 points from senior guard Matt Addison and the Cowboys pulled away late from Hanover en route to an 83-74 win at the D3hoops.com Classic at the South Point Resort in Las Vegas.
The ACU Wildcats hit four big free throws and grabbed a key defensive rebound inside the final 40 seconds of the contest Thursday afternoon as the Wildcats knocked off Shaw (N.C.), 70-66, in the West Texas Golf Cars Lady Buff Holiday Classic at the First United Bank Center.
Christmas Break is over for the Abilene Christian basketball teams beginning tonight. The women's squad returns to action Thursday at 4 p.m. when it faces Shaw University at the West Texas Golf Cars Lady Buff Holiday Classic.
Hardin-Simmons' Men's basketball team dropped its first game of the season, falling 71-69 to Gustavus Adolphus in the D3hoops.com Classic at the South Point Resort in Las Vegas.
Ken Collums, the architect of Abilene Christian University's record-setting offense since 2005, has been named the 19th head football coach in ACU history.
Abilene Cooper 27, Arlington Lamar 24There are a lot of candidates here, but to me, this game stands out above all else. In the bi-district playoff game for these two teams, Lamar comes back to take a 24-21 lead on a Connor Berry 24-yard TD pass to Kavonta Mayweather with just 1:05 to play.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University hits the road to face Division II opponent Tarleton State University has been changed to Saturday at noon on the Tarleton's campus.
Baird, Eastland, Abilene High, and Cooper deliver the top plays of the 2011 high school football season.
The Rangers have released pitcher Kasey Kiker, their No. 1 pick in the 2006 First-Year Player Draft.
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones does not regret using the word "scared" on his weekly radio show when describing his feelings about Saturday's opponent, Philadelphia.
Four Hardin-Simmons women's soccer players have been named to the D3soccer.com All-American team that was announced on Thursday by the national web site.
Eastland quarterback and BCH Sports MVP, Trent Brittain, talks to Alyssa Orange about the 2011 season and winning the Most Valuable Player award.
It was a great year from the very beginning for senior quarterback Trent Brittain. In the first game of the season, he had 340 total yards and a game high 5 touchdowns.
AHS running back Paxton Grayer, Snyder quarterback Keenon Ward, Eastland quarterback Trent Brittain, and Stamford quarterback Hagen Hutchinson are the BCH Sports Players of the Year.
The ACU Wildcats put together a solid effort Monday night, but it wasn't enough to take down the nation's 23rd-ranked team as Midwestern State knocked off the Wildcats, 74-62, in a Lone Star Conference men's basketball game at D.L. Ligon Coliseum.
Trailing by 21 points with 12:40 remaining McMurry University battled back to a two-point deficit, after a three-point play by Bryce Hill with 13.3 seconds left. McMurry immediately fouled and Hardin-Simmons University hit one of two free throws McMurry got the ball back with 13 seconds left on the clock. Jaden Isler's first 3-point shot hit the back iron; Hill grabbed the rebound and put up a last second prayer that rolled around the rim finally jumping out of the basket.
The short-handed ACU Wildcats put up a fight, but couldn't overcome 23 offensive rebounds by Midwestern State and 21 turnovers of their own Monday night as they dropped a 64-57 decision to Midwestern State in Lone Star Conference women's basketball action at D.L. Ligon Coliseum.
Cisco, Stamford, and Munday claim BCH Sports Team of the Year award in 11-man football. Throckmorton and Abilene Christian High School earn 6-man honor.
McMurry University remained undefeated in American Southwest Conference play with a 72-64 win over cross-town rival Hardin-Simmons Monday night. Keshia Collins had 20 points and six
rebounds while M.J. Vickers scored 16 points off the bench in the victory.
The ACU Wildcats finished the 2011 football season ranked No. 16 in the country, according to the final American Football Coaches' Association top 25 poll, which was released Monday afternoon.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry Unviersity seniors Will Morris and Delfonte Diamond were honored for their play in the 2011 football season by D3football.com as all-Americans. Morris, a senior free safety, landed on the second team for the second-straight season and Diamond, the senior tight end, was a third-team selection in his final year with the team.
Hardin-Simmons' football has announced its 2012 schedule and it will feature a revamped conference schedule and three non-conference games.
Browns quarterback Colt McCoy has not yet been medically cleared to resume practice following a concussion, and it remains unclear if he will play again this season.
McMurry University's football team ended Nov. 26 in Belton with a loss in the second round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs, but the two most prominent national top 25 polls send the War Hawks out on a high note as the AFCA ranked McMurry No. 15 and D3football.com ranked them 14 in the final polls of the season.
The Cisco Loboes wrap-up a great season as a State Finalist. Here is a look at their game against the Refugio Bobcats
Coach Thomsen made the announcement Friday, stating this opportunity to join the Arizona State coaching staff was on he could not pass up.
The Abilene Christian men's and women's basketball teams will hit the road this weekend in search of their first Lone Star Conference victories. Their quest begins Saturday night at Eastern New Mexico followed by a Monday stopover at Midwestern State.
The Cisco Loboes fought back from a 17 point deficit to only fall short by a point, 36-35, to a undefeated Refugio Bobcats team.
Tenaha quarterback Reginald Davis proved to be too much for the Munday Moguls in the Class A Div. II state championship game on Thursday.
David Mora and turnovers proved to difference in the Class A Div. I state championship game for the Stamford Bulldogs. Stamford falls to the Mason Punchers, 62-40 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.
ACU senior defensive end Aston Whiteside has been named an NCAA Division II all-America by two different outlets, capping a sensational Wildcat football career.
Abilene Christian junior student-athlete Cecilee Perez of the women's basketball team recently was recognized as a second team honoree for the 2011 Academic Momentum Award, which has been presented annually since 1995 by The Scholar Baller Program in conjunction with the National Consortium for Academics and Sports.
The Stamford Bulldogs play their state championship game on Thursday at noon at Cowboys Stadium.
The Munday Moguls are back in the title game for the 1st time since they won the championship game in 2007.
The Cisco Loboes state championship game is at Cowboys Stadium on Friday.
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Wednesday named Abilene Christian senior Jennie Hutt to the Capital One Academic All-America Division II Volleyball first team.
Its an exciting time for the Bulldogs here in Stamford. Its been 52 years since a State Title has been brought back here, and you can feel the energy and the excitement not just from the player and coaches, but from community, that there is a possibility another one can be brought back on Thursday.
Its been quite a season for the Cisco Loboes. They go undefeated and win a district title. Go to the Playoffs after not making it the year before, and now find themselves in the State Title game. Cisco has never brought home a State Title, and they are hoping 2011 will be that lucky year.
December 14, 2011 - Howard Payne University announced today the hiring of Roger Geise, current assistant head football coach, as the new head coach of the Yellow Jacket football team.
The Abilene Christian women's basketball team suffered an 80-61 defeat to West Texas Tuesday night at Moody Coliseum in falling to 3-4 on the season and 0-3 in Lone Star Conference.
For the second straight week, Hardin-Simmons senior guard Matt Addison has been named to the D3hoops.com national team of the week.
2007. The last time the Munday Moguls brought back a state title. It wasnt that long ago, but its a feeling no one on this football team has experienced, but come Thursday under the lights of Cowboys Stadium, they finally hope they will.
The Munday Moguls will be the 1st of 3 Big Country Football Teams to play in the State Championship
The Stamford Bulldogs are back in the State Championship game for the 1st time since 1959.
Hardin-Simmons senior guard Matt Addison (Killeen, TX / Harker Heights HS) averaged 30.5 points, 7.5 assists, 5.5 steals and 3.5 rebounds to fuel a pair of conference wins that kept the Cowboys unbeaten on the season.
Texas Tech Head Football Coach Tommy Tuberville has announced personnel changes to his coaching staff, including the additions of Terry Price and John Lovett.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University's late free throws held off a late run by Centenary College to take a 98-88 victory Saturday afternoon in Kimbrell Arena. The War Hawks lead by 19 with 7:49 remaining when the Gents stung together a 20-7 run over a five minute 59 second span.
Abilene Christian's women's basketball team used a 25-9 second-half run to whittle a 15-point halftime deficit down to two, but following a missed free throw with nine seconds remaining Cameron's Lacy Reinke ran untouched to the rim to score the clinching points in a 59-55 Aggie victory.
The Throckmorton Greyhounds grabbed a State Title in 6-man football Saturday with a win over the Borden County Coyotes.
Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball team remained undefeated with a 95-65 win over East Texas Baptist in American Southwest Conference action at the Mabee Complex on Saturday.
McMurry University recorded its second highest point total of the season in a 87-61 win over Centenary College Saturday
One meet into the 2011-12 indoor track and field season and Abilene Christian Senior Nick Jones has already qualified for the NCAA Championships in the shot put after recording a winning distance of 18.24 meters
Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team won its second straight game as it beat East Texas Baptist 70-54 in American Southwest Conference action at the Mabee Complex.
The Stamford Bulldogs fell behind defending State Champion, Mart, in the first half on Friday night, but the bulldogs exploded in the 2nd half to punch their ticket to Cowboys Stadium.
This game was never really close when Munday and Wellington squared off in Childress this evening.
The Cisco Loboes intercepted a pass in their own endzone as time expired in regulation to seal a 35-28 victory over Mildred.
Howard Payne University today announced that Steve Fanara has been released as head coach of the Yellow Jacket football team. The university will pursue its options regarding the head coach position immediately.
Hardin-Simmons seniors Rebecca Roth and Brittany Vacca have been named to the 2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NCAA Women's Division III All-America Team.
Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak with a solid 82-69 win over Centenary on Thursday evening at the Mabee Complex.
Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball team remained undefeated with an 85-75 win over Centenary on Thursday evening at the Mabee Complex.
McMurry University used a second-half surge to improve to 4-1 in American Southwest Conference play Thursday night with a 92-71 win over East Texas Baptist at Kimbrell Arena. Bryce Hill led McMurry with 17 points and Jaden Isler's career-high 11 assists paced the War Hawks.
Seventeen members of the Abilene Christian men's and women's track and field teams are en route to the Air Force Academy for Friday's indoor season-opening Blue - Silver Open.
In typical McMurry women's basketball fashion, the War Hawks used a strong defensive effort to defeat East Texas Baptist Thursday night at Kimbrell Arena, 68-56. McMurry moved to 5-0 in
American Southwest Conference play by holding the Lady Tigers to just a 30 percent shooting effort.
The Cisco Loboes are back in the semifinals for the 1st time since 2008 when head coach Brent West's teams advanced to the state championship game.
For Stamford's Junior Quarterback and Free Safety Hagen Hutchinson this season has been an up and down one.. He suffered an ankle injury in the second half of the season, and then rehurt it a few games later, making him unable to play defense and only playing offense. But now 14 games into the season and deep into the playoffs he's 100% and ready to lead this team to victory.
For the Munday Moguls, Friday's win over Windthorst was one of the most rewarding wins of the season. Not only did they get a win over a district opponent, but they now have a spot in the semifinals. The Moguls are hoping that the momentum of Friday's win over Windthorst will continue into this week and Friday's game against Wellington.
The Angels' huge Winter Meetings splash didn't stop with Thursday's stunning agreement with Albert Pujols. They also came to terms on a deal with free-agent left-hander C.J. Wilson.
After not making the Playoffs last season, the Cisco Loboes have rebounded in a big way this season. Winning lopsided games all year long, but particularly by winning lopsided games in the playoffs.
The Stamford Bulldogs are in the Class A Division 1 Semi-Finals after avenging a earlier loss to Seymour on Friday Night...
McMurry University looks to continue its American Southwest Conference win streak of four against East Texas Baptist University Thursday night at 5:30 p.m. in Kimbrell Arena. The team returns home after a 2-0 performance on the road, with wins over the University of the Ozarks and Texas-Dallas.
The Cisco Loboes lead a group of 4 Big Country teams into the 5th round of the high school football playoffs.
When practice starts every August, players around the state of Texas dream of winning a State Championship. For the Throckmorton Greyhounds, that dream could become a reality with just one more win over Borden County in the State Championship game this weekend.
McMurry University looks to rebound after its first loss of the season against American Southwest Conference opponent East Texas Baptist University Thursday night, 7:30 p.m. at Kimbrell Arena. The War Hawks carry a 5-1 overall and 3-1 ASC record on the year.
As St. Edward's began to close in on Abilene Christian's lead midway through the second half, junior guard Shelby Shipley ignited a game-changing 16-4 run with a 3-pointer that set the stage for a runaway 78-66 victory Tuesday night at Moody Coliseum.
And then there were four. Four Big Country teams remain in the state playoffs with a chance to take home the State Title.
Caitlin Cramer has been named a Capital One College Sports Information Director of American academic third-team all-American as voted on by a selected CoSIDA panel.
Abilene Christian's Casey Wilson has been named the NSCAA/Mondo South Central Region Coach of the Year in recognition of an excellent 2011 season, which saw the Wildcat soccer team win its first regional title en route to an Elite Eight appearance at the NCAA Championship.
Hardin-Simmons senior guard Matt Addison (Killeen, TX / Harker Heights HS) averaged 30.5 points, 6.5 assists and 2.5 rebounds to fuel a 2-0 week on the road in conference play against Texas-Dallas and Ozarks.
AHS running back Paxton Grayer is the District 3-5A MVP for the 2011 season. He is joined on the 1st Team by 15 other Abilene High and Cooper football players.
Hal Mumme and six of his players were honored by D3football.com Monday. Mumme was named South Region Coach of the Year while Will Morris and Delfonte Diamond earned first team honors for
Hardin-Simmons senior running back Steven Rockwell was named to the D3football.com All-South Region's third team on Monday and he has also been selected to participate in the Division III Senior Football Classic this weekend.
Texas Woman's built a 12-point halftime lead Saturday afternoon and the Pioneers held on in the second half to knock off ACU, 74-68, in the opening game of Lone Star Conference women's basketball action for the Wildcats at Kitty Magee Arena.
The University of Texas at Dallas outscored McMurry University by 20 points in the first half to hand the War Hawks their first loss of the season in American Southwest Conference game Saturday afternoon, 94-86.
Marc Little shot 70 percent from the floor, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range, in leading the Abilene Christian Wildcats to a convincing 86-47 victory over Southwest Adventist.
Keshia Collins scored 11 points and recorded a game high 13 rebounds as McMurry University knocks off undefeated American Southwest Conference opponent Texas-Dallas Saturday afternoon, 53-49.
The Abilene High Eagles taking on the Mansfield Timberview Wolves in Denton
Hardin-Simmons' men's basketball team continued its early season roll with an 87-79 win over the University of the Ozarks on Saturday afternoon in Clarksville, Ark., in American Southwest Conference action.
What has been an amazing season for the Eastland Mavericks met its tough end Friday night at Ratliff Stadium.
Stamford is headed to the Class A semifinals after Hagen Hutchinson lifted the Bulldogs to a 49-20 win over Seymour Friday evening in Breckenridge.
Class 2A Division 2, A football game this late in the playoffs shouldn't look easy. However, the Cisco Loboes have made things look pretty easy all season.
Cisco and Holliday. The Loboes out in Springtown tonight.
Munday and Windthorst, two programs who are very familiar with each other. Here are your highlights...