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Moser Minute

October 4
Filed under Sports, Video

Sports Editor Ricky Moser previews upcoming games.

Lions 4-0 After Claw Biter

Lions 4-0 After Claw Biter

Dareious Scott, Staff Reporter
September 28
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Commerce Lions are now 4-0 after a hard-fought 38-36 victory over Texas A&M Kingsville Saturday night at Memorial Stadium. The Lions were able to block a potential game winning kick as time expired late in the fourth. Senior running back Richard Cooper carried the ball 19 times and posted a...

Lions Maintain Control for 2-0 Win

Lions Maintain Control for 2-0 Win

Todd Kleiboer, Web Editor
September 28
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Lions soccer team opened their first conference game by shutting out the Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds 2-0 and dominated in almost every statistical measurement. The Texas A&M University-Commerce soccer team headed into the game on a two-win streak, and Eastern New Mexico had only won...

Soccer Turns Game Around for 3-0 Win

Soccer Turns Game Around for 3-0 Win

Ricky Moser, Sports Editor
September 21
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After an hour long lightning delay Friday night, the Texas A&M University-Commerce soccer team defeated Harding University 3-0 in front of a home crowd. The Harding University Bison, located in Searcy, Ark. entered the game 3-1 while A&M- Commerce had a record of 2-2. Early on in the game,...

Lady Lions Roar in Home Opener

Lady Lions Roar in Home Opener

Ricky Moser, Sports Editor
September 16
Filed under Sports

Sept. 11 marked the 2016 home opener for the Texas A&M University-Commerce soccer team as they seek their third straight Lone Star Conference tournament championship. The Lions and their two time LSC Coach of the Year, Neil Piper, entered the game against the 2-0 St. Edward’s Hilltoppers with...

Lion Pep Rally 2016

Lion Pep Rally 2016

Gwiwon Jason Nam, Staff Photographer
September 1
Filed under Sports, Student Life

Memorial Stadium’s “visitors side” gets a new lease on life

Memorial Stadium’s “visitors side” gets a new lease on life

Travis Hairgrove, Editor
July 12
Filed under News, Sports

After two back-to-back seasons in which the Lion Football team won the Lone Star Conference championship (the second of which continued into the first round of the NCAA Division II playoffs), Texas A&M University-Commerce Director of Athletics Tim McMurray and his marketing communications team are...

Lion’s Softball Ready to Play in Second Season

Bailey Whitlock, Staff Writer
December 4
Filed under Sports

History was made when former Texas A&M University-Commerce athletic director Ryan Ivey announced the Lion athletic program would add softball to begin in the 2014-15 season. Ivey initiated the program to help bring attention to the popularity of softball in East Texas and give players a platform...

New Senior Softball Captains Feel the Pressure

Bailey Whitlock, Staff Writer
December 4
Filed under Features, Sports

When the Lion softball program started two years ago, it was known that it was going to be a challenge but the building had to start somewhere and it started with getting leaders to guide the direction of the program. That is how three senior team members made history with the program. Luci Ponce ...

Men’s Basketball Return Ready for New Season

Harrison Wagner, Staff Writer
December 4
Filed under Sports

Key players from the 2014-2015 LSC Men’s Basketball Conference Championship team have returned for their senior season as hungry as ever for not only a conference championship but a national title. Three players from last year’s team - point guard Ant Adams, shooting guard JR Owens and power forward...

The Other Half of Playing the Game

Gary Lazard Jr., Staff Writer
December 4
Filed under Sports

Sports teams have an extra teammate at every practice and every game who doesn’t get into the action, but plays one of the most important roles on the team. From making sure the athletes have plenty of water to drink to tending to the variety of aches, pains and bruises, the athletic trainers are...

Cross country teams did not qualify for nationals

Gary Lazard Jr., Staff Writer
November 19
Filed under Sports

The men and women’s cross country teams end their 2015 season at the NCAA South Central Regionals meet with no qualifiers for national. The men’s team finished 16th of 23 teams with an average time of 33:02. The South Central Regional champion was Adam State University for the fourth year. All ...

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