The ACU Wildcats, who appear to be turning the corner after picking up a series win over Stephen F. Austin this past weekend.
ABILENE -- ACU sophomore Garrett Demeyere threw the first nine-inning shutout for the Wildcats in more than nine years Saturday afternoon as he lifted the Wildcats to a 3-0 series-clinching win over Stephen F. Austin at Crutcher Scott Field.
A strong pitching performance by Landon Lewis helped lead the Cisco Loboes to a district win over Merkel.
The Albany Lady Lions rallied against Haskell to not only win the game, but also a district title in the process.
HUNTSVILLE -- Sam Houston State first baseman Sarah Allison had two hits and drove in three runs Saturday afternoon to lead the Bearkats to a series-clinching 7-4 win over ACU in Southland Conference softball action.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons closed out its 2014 men’s tennis regular season with a 7-2 home loss to McMurry on Saturday morning at the Streich Tennis Center.
Billy Cunningham was officially introduced at Cooper High School today as the school's head basketball coach.
A strong pitching performance by Wylie's Blake Frampton helped lift Wylie to a 1-0 victory over Sweetwater on Friday.
Wylie basketball player Punkin Mack and tennis player Brittany Smyser made their college decisions official on Friday.
ABILENE -- Senior lefthander Brady Rodriguez went seven strong innings Friday afternoon for his first win of the season to help the ACU Wildcats snap a nine-game losing streak with an 8-6 win over Stephen F. Austin in Southland Conference baseball action at Crutcher Scott Field.
Hardin-Simmons’ baseball team picked up a much-needed American Southwest Conference win, 8-1, over the University of the Ozarks on Friday afternoon in Clarksville, Ark.
Hardin-Simmons’ softball team finished off its American Southwest Conference sweep over Howard Payne with a 4-1 win on Friday afternoon at Ellis Field.
Snyder High School releases 2014 football schedule that features 6 playoff teams, including all 4 District 4-3A Div. I opponents.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ softball pushed its home winning streak to 13 games with a American Southwest Conference doubleheader sweep of Howard Payne, 5-2 and 7-0, on senior day Thursday afternoon at Ellis Field.
CLARKSVILLE, Ark. — In what has turned into the theme of the Hardin-Simmons baseball season, the Cowboys lost a pair of one-run games 1-0 and 8-7 to the University of the Ozarks on Thursday afternoon in Clarksville.
The Clyde Lady Bulldogs are one of the best softball teams in the state this year.
The Clyde Lady Bulldogs are among this week's big movers in the Texas Girls Coaches Association softball poll, and among the nine Big Country team ranked this week.
Billy Cunningham of Arlington Seguin High School has been named the new varsity boys basketball coach of the Cooper Cougars, CHS athletic coordinator Todd Moebes announced.
Texas A&M scored six runs in the fourth inning and seven more in the seventh inning Wednesday as the Aggies dealt ACU a 20-2 loss in non-conference college baseball action at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park.
The Anson Tigers are one of the best baseball teams in the Big Country for the 2nd year in a row.
McMurry's Paul Davis had an LSC best effort of 61-2.25 to place second (to Texas Tech’s Kole Weldon by two inches) in the shot put at the ACU Invitational.
Baptiste Kerjean, the senior from St. Brieuc, France (Lycee Rabelais H.S.), won the hammer throw with a toss of 215 feet, 1-inch at the inaugural Wes Kittley Invitational, hosted by Abilene Christian.
Sweetwater High School released their 2014 football schedule on Wednesday.
The Wylie Bulldogs beat Snyder, 9-3, on Tuesday to remain in 1st place in District 4-3A.
The Snyder Lady Bulldogs continued the hot play on Tuesday in their 5-1 victory over Wylie.
The Abilene High Lady Eagles completed the season sweep of crosstown rival Cooper on Tuesday with an 12-5 victory.
The San Angelo Central Bobcats took over sole possession of 2nd place in District 2-5A with a 15-7 victory over Abilene High on Tuesday.
McMurry University junior men’s tennis player Casjen Rico has been selected as the Heartland Conference “Player of the Week,” it was announced by the league office.
The search for a new head football coach in Hawley is over after the school board approved the hiring of Mitch Ables.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats continue their roll through the regular season.
The Brownwood Lions 2014 football schedule is littered with old rivals in both non-district and district.
The Wylie football schedule this year is packed with teams that reached the postseason in 2013. Many of them made a deep run, and one went all the way to AT&T Stadium.
ABILENE - Abilene Christian softball received quite an offensive jolt Sunday with home runs coming off the bats of seniors Courtney Flanary and Lyndi Smith, but even those two cannon blasts couldn't offset an agonizing day in the circle for all three Wildcat pitchers during a 10-7 loss to Lamar at Poly Wells Field.
Arlington, Texas - The Texas Rangers announced prior to today's game that the club has added right-handed pitcher Hector Noesi to the active roster.
The Cooper Cougars were looking to pick up their second win in as many days as they took on Tascosa at Cougar Field.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ baseball team split an American Southwest Conference doubleheader with Mary Hardin-Baylor, dropping a heartbreaker 6-5 in the first game before winning 7-4 in the nightcap, on Saturday at Hunter Field.
ODESSA, Texas – Playing a unique half-Heartland Conference and half non-conference doubleheader, McMurry University split the twinbill with the University of Texas of the Permian Basin at Roden Field. The Falcons (18-22, 9-12 HC) won the opener (which counted in the league standings), 6-3, and the War Hawks (19-22, 11-12 HC) took the second game, 9-8.
After being done in by mental errors, physical miscues and aggressive base running by Lamar in game one, the Abilene Christian softball team rallied from a run down in the seventh inning of game two to beat the Cardinals, 3-2, on a one-out double to left by Cara Hoover.
CLINTON, Miss. — Hardin-Simmons’ softball team dropped a 3-1 game to Mississippi College in the series finale on Saturday afternoon in Clinton, Miss.
HUNTSVILLE -- Sam Houston State hit for the cycle in a five-run fourth inning Friday night, paving the way to an 8-3 win over ACU in Southland Conference baseball action at Don Sanders Baseball Stadium.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ baseball team lost 11-1 to Mary Hardin-Baylor in American Southwest Conference action on Friday night at Hunter Field.
A pair of big innings proved to be the difference in Bangs' district win over Jim Ned on Friday night.
Another night of high school baseball and softball is in the books around the Big Country. Get the scoreboard right here.
David Ruot's masterpiece led the Cooper Cougars to a 2-0 victory over Odessa High at Cougar Field.
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.
CLINTON, Miss. — Hardin-Simmons’ softball team split an American Southwest Conference doubleheader on Friday evening at Mississippi College falling 3-1 in the first game before rallying for a 7-6 win in the nightcap.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats are the team most teams want to be. They have a perfect 22-0 record, so far this season.
The Abilene High Eagles continue district play tomorrow afternoon up in Lubbock.
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.
The Abilene Christian track and field program and its historic Elmer Gray Stadium will play host to one of its biggest collegiate meets in almost a decade Saturday when the Wildcats welcome in 22 men's and women's teams for the inaugural Wes Kittley Invitational.
The ACU Wildcats are struggling to stop big innings.
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.
LUBBOCK – Texas Tech scored seven runs in the first inning and six more in the third inning Tuesday night as the 30th-ranked Red Raiders cruised to a 19-2 blowout of ACU in non-conference baseball action at Rip Griffin Park at Dan Law Field.
The Wylie Bulldogs bounce back from their first district loss of the season with a ten run win over Monahans.
Another night of high school baseball and softball is in the books around the Big Country. Get the scoreboard right here.
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.
Abilene High Lady Eagle Sham Hunter signed her letter of intent to go to Ranger College on Tuesday.
GEORGETOWN, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ baseball team picked up an 8-2 win over Southwestern on Tuesday evening in non-conference action at Rockwell Field in Georgetown.
The Big Country continues to add teams to the softball coaches polls this week with Brownwood and Santa Anna making their debuts.
Abilene Christian freshman Nico Agritelley has been named the Southland Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.
LUBBOCK – The ACU Wildcats will be back in action Tuesday evening when they take on Texas Tech for the second time this season at Rip Griffin Park at Dan Law Field.
ABILENE – ACU director of athletics Jared Mosley announced late Monday that he has decided to make a change in the leadership of the Wildcats' volleyball program and that a national search to replace head coach Kellen Mock would begin immediately.
One of the biggest surprises of the high school baseball season thus far has to be the Abilene High Eagles. This year they find themselves right in the thick of the district race, and their explosive offense is a big reason they're in the hunt.
Back in December the Cisco Loboes brought home their first state title. After months of waiting they now have the final piece of championship hardware, the state title ring.
ABILENE -- Lamar scored seven runs in the second inning Sunday and went on to cruise to a 16-7 win over the ACU Wildcats in Southland Conference baseball action at rainy and cold Crutcher Scott Field.
Some miscues in the first inning proved to be costly for the Cooper Cougars in their attempt to end a five game losing streak.
The Jim Ned Indians were able to hold on for a district home win over Grape Creek.
The Abilene High Eagles picked up a district win over Odessa High on Saturday thanks to an offensive explosion in the third inning.
ABILENE -- Of all the growing pains the young ACU baseball team has endured throughout the 2014 season, the lessons learned from the narrow, kick-in-the-gut loss have been the hardest to take.
ABILENE, Texas – Texas A&M International University salvaged the final game of the series with host McMurry University, winning the Heartland Conference bout, 13-2, at Walt Driggers Field.
ALPINE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons split a pair of 6-5 games on Saturday afternoon in American Southwest Conference action against Sul Ross State at Kokernot Field.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Abilene Christian softball team followed an incredible 4-3 extra-inning victory with a lopsided 12-4 (6) loss Saturday as the Wildcats began a three-game series at Stephen F. Austin.
LONGVIEW, Texas — Hardin-Simmons dropped its American Southwest Conference series at LeTourneau falling 2-1 in the rubber match of the three-game series on Saturday afternoon in Longview.
The Hawley Lady Bearcats welcomed the Clyde Lady Bulldogs tonight. Hawley won the first meeting between these two, 3-2.
ABILENE -- Lamar scored five runs in the fifth inning Friday night as the Cardinals knocked off ACU, 6-4, in the opening game of a Southland Conference baseball series at Crutcher Scott Field.
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).
ALPINE, Texas — Sul Ross State scored a run in the bottom of the 10th inning to beat Hardin-Simmons 5-4 in American Southwest Conference action at Kokernot Field on Friday night in Alpine.
The Cooper Cougars failed to end their four game losing streak against the second place San Angelo Bobcats.
The Cooper Cougars, technically, drop down to Class 5A this year, and find themselves in a new district loaded with some new teams.
The Eagles make the move to Class 6A this year. They will see plenty of familiar foes in district, but the non-district slate is loaded with some new names.
ABILENE – The ACU Wildcats and Lamar Cardinals will renew a long-dormant series this weekend when they meet in a three-game Southland Conference series at Crutcher Scott Field.
The Tigers did not have to look far to find their next head football coach. Naming assistant coach James Polk as the man to take the helm in Snyder.
The Merkel Badgers have offered a contract to John Cornelius to be their next head football coach.
Just like the Bengals targeted him back in January, secondary coach Vance Joseph targeted Danieal Manning when the Texans signed two safeties a few weeks back and he anticipated their old team would let Manning go.
The Washington Redskins on Thursday announced they have signed veteran quarterback Colt McCoy. Terms of the deal were not announced.
Abilene High baseball is planing 3 "Pack the Park" days to close out the regular season of the season.
The ACU Wildcats started a new era in the Southland Conference last weekend, and it went well for head coach Britt Bonneau and his team.
Freshman hurler Emily Hardaway was named the National Fastpitch Coaches Association National Pitcher of the Week after posting a 3-0 mark last week.
The 9th ranked Wylie Bulldogs are sitting at the top of the District 4-3A standings after 4 straight victories.
One of the key figures that is out of action right now is Derek Holland. Holland had knew surgery back in January to repair torn cartilage.
The Texas Rangers opened the season with more injuries than you can shake a stick at. Meaning some new faces on the Rangers roster must step up to fill the void left by players on the disabled list.
The Eastland Mavericks picked up a big district win over rival Cisco in a pitchers duel on Tuesday.
he Southland Conference Tuesday announced its all-academic teams for the 2013-14 men's basketball season and Abilene Christian sophomore guard Parker Wentz received first team honors by virtue of his earlier selection to the Capital One Academic All-District team.
Pitcher Yu Darvish continued his throwing program on Tuesday with an 86-pitch bullpen session at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
The ACU Wildcats learned Tuesday morning that their 2014 season-opener against Georgia State will be nationally televised on ESPNU as part of the network's six-game contract with the Sun Belt Conference, of which GSU is a member.
The Cooper Cougars are the only Big Country team still playing in the playoffs this week.
Registration is now open for the Second Annual Howard Payne University Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament. The Tournament will be held at The Hideout on Lake Brownwood Saturday, May 3rd.
The American Southwest Conference announced on Monday its 2014 football schedule that features a non-conference slate of 30 games against teams from eight different conferences.
After a long off-season the wait is finally over for baseball fans with the Rangers opening the 2014 campaign against the Philadelphia Phillies. While the fans are excited for the game, the Rangers are also ready to get the show on the road.
ABILENE -- ACU head coach Britt Bonneau believed he would get a solid starting performance from freshman Mack Morgan in Sunday afternoon's series finale against Incarnate Word.