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.
The Wylie Bulldogs fell to Stephenville on Friday night after the Yellow Jackets made a late rally to force overtime.
The Highland Lady Hornet's season came to an end in the Class 1A Div. II state semifinals for the second straight year on Friday. This time at the hands of the Calvert Lady Trojans.
The Breckenridge Buckaroos saw their season come to an end at the hands of Brownfield in Midland on Friday night.
The Ira Bulldogs fell in a double overtime thriller on Friday night at Moody Coliseum.
ABILENE - Cody Schumacher and Sam Perez combined for 11 strikeouts during Missouri State's six-hit, 12-0 shutout of Abilene Christian Friday night at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE, Texas — Eric Zamora worked seven strong innings and the Hardin-Simmons baseball team opened its American Southwest Conference series with East Texas Baptist with a 2-1 win on Friday night at Hunter Field.
LUBBOCK – ACU freshman pitcher Hannah Null fired the first no-hitter of her collegiate career and seventh in ACU softball history Friday night as she led the Wildcats to a 9-1 run-rule victory over Rhode Island at the Texas Tech Invitational at Rocky Johnson Field.
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 — Hardin-Simmons’ softball team picked rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning for a walkoff 7-6 win over Texas-Dallas in American Southwest Conference action at Ellis Field on Friday afternoon.
A 20-0 second-half run Thursday night by Nicholls State was the difference in the game as the Colonels knocked off ACU, 79-60, in Southland Conference men's basketball action at Stopher Gym.
An out-of-nowhere 23-2 run midway through the second half Thursday afternoon turned a potential loss into one of the ACU Wildcats' best and biggest wins of the season.
The Abilene Christian High School Panthers are back in the TAPPS state tournament for the 3rd year in a row.
The 2014 season doesn't officially get started until Aug. 27 when ACU takes on Georgia State at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, but practices for the 2014 season began today, with the first of 15 spring practices spread over 34 days.
A fast start by the Lady Pirates turned out to be the difference between Wylie and Waco La Vega in the Class 3A state semifinals.
The Highland Lady Hornets play in the Class A Division II semifinals in search of the school's 1st victory at that State Tournament.
Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team is set for the American Southwest Conference Championship Tournament, which will be played at the UTD Activities Center Friday thru Sunday in Richardson.
The Ira Bulldogs are one of four Big Country schools still in action this weekend.
The Wylie Lady Bulldogs play in the state basketball tournament for the 9th time in school history Thursday afternoon.
The latest Polar Vortex sweeping through the middle part of the country has forced a change in this weekend's ACU baseball schedule that will bring a Big 12 baseball team to Crutcher Scott Field for the first time.
The Wylie Lady Bulldogs are back in the state tournament for the ninth time in program history, and for the third time in the past three years. Regardless of that success though, the Lady Bulldogs are using the one year they missed as motivation.
Cooper High School boys basketball coach Marc Case will be reassigned to another position in the district, CHS athletic coordinator Todd Moebes announced Wednesday.
The Ira Bulldogs took on Garden City this evening in San Angelo.
The Breckenridge Buckaroos advanced in the boys basketball tournament on Tuesday after surviving an upset bid by Kermit.
The Wylie Bulldogs were up in Snyder taking on Lubbock Estacado with a shot to advance to the regional tournament.
Another night of high school hoops is in the books around the Big Country. Be sure to check out tonight's Big Country Scoreboard to find out who the area teams did in the regional quarterfinals.
The Highland Lady Hornets are making a return trip to Austin.
The Comanche Indians took on the seventh-ranked Wall Hawks in a playoff match-up at Kimbrell Arena.
Cooper co-offensive coordinator Sterling Doty is the next head coach at Magnolia High School.
Eastland head football coach Brian Hulett has been hired to the same position by Class 4A Springtown.
RICHARDSON, Texas – The American Southwest Conference announced on Monday the bracket for the 2014 ASC Men's Basketball Championship Tournament, with Texas-Dallas earning the No. 1 seed after claiming the league regular season title. The 2014 event will be played Friday through Sunday, February 28-March 2, at the UTD Activity Center in Richardson, Texas.
RICHARDSON, Texas – The American Southwest Conference announced on Monday the bracket for the 2014 ASC Women's Basketball Championship Tournament, with Texas-Tyler earning the No. 1 seed after claiming the league regular season title. The 2014 event will be played Friday through Sunday, February 28-March 2, at the Herrington Patriot Center in Tyler, Texas.
ABILENE – Through the first two weekends, the ACU Wildcats have gotten production from up and down their lineup, from their bullpen and off their bench.
DENTON, Texas - Freshman Hannah Null tossed the second complete-game shutout of her young career Sunday, helping the Wildcats snap their losing streak at the Texas Shootout with a 2-0 win over Prairie View A&M of the SWAC.
A total of eight Big Country boys basketball teams remain heading into the regional quarterfinals. Check out when and where those games will be played right here.
The Wylie Lady Bulldogs were up in Lubbock taking on Shallowater with a shot at the state tournament.
ABILENE, Texas - In one of the highest scoring games in ACU men's basketball history, the Wildcats thrashed the Knights of Southwestern Adventist Saturday at Moody Coliseum, 124-57, on the strength of a school-record 21 3-point baskets.
The Jim Ned Lady Indians took on Wall for the fourth time this season, but this time for a shot at the state tournament.
The Highland Lady Hornets were playing against Garden CIty today at Moody Coliseum with a shot to go to the state tournament in Austin on the line.
The Abilene High Lady Eagles took on Amarillo Caprock in the final day of the Icebreaker Tournament.
ABILENE -- The ACU Wildcats made a little bit of history Saturday afternoon with a 10-1 victory over New Jersey Tech in the Al Scott Memorial Classic at Crutcher Scott Field.
ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s baseball team dropped the rubber game of its three-game Heartland Conference opening series versus Newman University, falling by a score of 4-0 on Saturday at Walt Driggers 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.
AUSTIN, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ men’s basketball team completed the regular season with an 87-70 American Southwest Conference win over Concordia on Saturday afternoon at the Concordia Fieldhouse in Austin.
AUSTIN, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ women’s basketball team fell 90-68 to Concordia in American Southwest Conference action on Saturday afternoon at the Concordia Fieldhouse to end its season.
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.
EL PASO, Texas - Sisters Kaysie and Micah Hermsdorf along with sophomore Nada Marjanvovic all were a perfect 4-0 Saturday as the Abilene Christian women's tennnis team swept a doubleheader against Conference USA Schools Southern Miss and Texas-El Paso at the El Paso Tennis Center.
TYLER, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ softball dropped an American Southwest Conference doubleheader, 10-0 and 4-1 to No. 5 Texas-Tyler on Saturday afternoon at the UT-Tyler Ballpark.
CLINTON, Miss. — Hardin-Simmons scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning and held on for a 7-6 win over Mississippi College on Saturday afternoon at Frierson Field in Clinton, Miss., to win the American Southwest Conference series two games to one.
The ACHS Panthers hosted Dallas TSCA for a playoff match-up.
The May Tigers took on Garden City in a playoff match-up out at Clyde High School.
Garden City used a strong second half to send the Eula Lady Pirates home from the girls basketball playoffs on Friday night.
The second-ranked Highland Lady Hornets took on Roby this evening at Moody Coliseum with a shot to go advance to the regional final.
The Jim Ned Lady Indians held off a late charge by Slaton to advance to the regional finals.
The Wylie Lady Bulldogs advanced to the regional finals with a win over Stephenville on Friday.
ABILENE -- In their first up-close look at a Southland Conference opponent, the ACU Wildcats walked away wondering what might have been after a 6-4 loss to Central Arkansas in the first game of the Al Scott Memorial Classic at Crutcher Scott Field.
The area round of the boys basketball playoffs is in the books around the Big Country. Be sure to check out how your team did right here.
The Clyde Lady Bulldogs picked up a win in the AISD Icebreaker Softball Tournament against the Cooper Lady Cougars on Friday.
The Abilene High Lady Eagles cruised to a ten run win over El Paso Riverside on Friday afternoon.
The Jim Ned Indians took on the Comanche Indians down at Brownwood High School in the area round of the playoffs.