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Cross country teams did not qualify for nationals

Gary Lazard Jr., Staff Writer
November 19, 2015
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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 ...

Lion’s Volleyball Fall to the Cameron Aggies

Kourtlynd Buggs-Torres, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
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The Lions volleyball team was fresh from a win and faced the Cameron Aggies Nov. 7 but lost the game 3-1. Set one saw the Lions start off fast bringing the score to 17-10 before the Aggies came back with a five-point run to bring the set to within two. After a back-and-forth effort between both teams,...

Lions head to the NCAA Playoffs for the first time in 20 years

Lions head to the NCAA Playoffs for the first time in 20 years

Travis Hairgrove, Managing Editor
November 16, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Lion football team, many members of the athletic staff, a few Lion fans from the community and a pep band comprised of members of the Pride Marching Band crowded into the Club at the Sam Rayburn Student Center on Sunday, Nov. 15 to hear the announcement of the team’s...

Homecoming 2016

November 9, 2015
Filed under Sports, Video

Although most homecoming events were cancelled due to bad weather, some activities like volleyball and crowning homecoming king and queen still went according to plan.

Cross Country Teams Look to Regional Meet

Gary Lazard Jr., Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

After a third place finish in the Lone Star Conference championships, the Lions men and women cross country teams will be in the regional arena Nov. 7 in the South Central Regional meet. The South Central Regional will bring teams together in Canyon, Texas with goals to qualify for national competition. The...

Lion’s Volleyball Defeat West A&M Lady Buffs

Kourtlynd Buggs-Torres, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

When the Lions volleyball team faced the West Texas A&M Lady Buffs, there was a different feeling in the air. That feeling was the feeling that is Homecoming. The homecoming court was revealed during the volleyball game due to the rain that hit Commerce the day before. Contrary to the fun festivities...

Men’s, Women’s Cross Country Medal in LSC

Gary Lazard Jr., Staff Writer
November 4, 2015
Filed under Sports

The runners were good to go as both the men’s and women’s teams ran out of Stephenville each with a third place finish in the Lone Star Conference Cross Country Championships. Lions Coach Ross Smithey had said prior to the conference championships, “I think we can improve our standings from...

The Lion’s wear grey uniforms as they celebrate 100 years of athletics

Baleigh Whitlock, Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Lions’ gray football uniforms, the talk and hype of players and fans alike earlier this season, came as a surprise for the players from head coach Colby Carthel and the Touchdown Club. The Touchdown Club, a booster club for football where donors and members can give monetarily to enhance the...

Softball Team’s Game Schedule

Baleigh Whitlock, Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

The schedule has been released for the 2015-16 season for the Texas A&M University-Commerce Lion softball team. The Lions had a 29-24 record to top off their inaugural season last spring and a 20-6 home record. On Feb. 5, their season will begin at the St. Mary’s Tournament in San Antonio...

Homecoming Week Activities

Shomari Harris, Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

Spirit spread around the campus for Homecoming Week and was not been dampened by the rain. Activities included volleyball games, soccer, a movie night, football game, king and queen elections, rallies and an alumni basketball game to end homecoming week. The alumni game featured the women’s basketball...

New Athletic Director Announced

Travis Hairgrove, Managing Editor
October 1, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Video

Tim McMurray was announced as the new Athletic Director at Texas A&M University-Commerce by President Dan Jones at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Rayburn Student Center in front of an audience made up of student athletes, university staff and alumni, filling the position left vacant after Ryan...

Lions defeat the Greyhounds in LSC victory

Lions defeat the Greyhounds in LSC victory

Carter Lacy, Sports Editor
September 29, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Texas A&M University - Commerce Lion football team improved to 2-0 in the Lone Star Conference after a 42-31 victory over the Eastern New Mexico University GreyHounds. Both teams were able to dominate on the ground but the Lions were able to have a late push to pull out the 11 point victory....

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