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New records set in offensive explosion

New records set in offensive explosion

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

April 18, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor The No. 7 A&M-Commerce Lions softball team dominated offensively last weekend in a three-game sweep at Western New Mexico, setting new offensive records in the series and dropping the Mustangs to 4-38 (2-22 LSC) on the season. Game one saw the Lions break ...

Winning streak continues as Lions prepare for weekend showdown

Winning streak continues as Lions prepare for weekend showdown

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor The No. 9 A&M-Commerce Lions extended their program record winning streak to 15 consecutive games with a sweep over the Greyhounds of Eastern New Mexico in Portales, N.M. last weekend. Game one saw the Lions pull away for a 12-5 victory. The game was tied at ...

Lions 2018 schedule announced: How do you top a national championship?

Lions 2018 schedule announced: How do you top a national championship?

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor Just months after a 37-27 victory over West Florida in the National Championship game, the A&M-Commerce Lions football team has learned their 2018 slate of opponents. With so much anticipation building to see the defending national champions back in action,...

Late inning heroics lead to sweep

Late inning heroics lead to sweep

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor The No. 9 A&M- Commerce Lions softball team celebrated the program’s first ever top ten ranking with a dramatic sweep of Texas A&M-Kingsville, with each game going down to the wire. In game one, the Lions led 5-2 headed to the top of the seventh inni...

Lions crank up power in recent stretch

Lions crank up power in recent stretch

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

March 19, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor After a 13-1 start to the season, with their only loss coming to the No. 1 team in the country, the A&M-Commerce Lions softball team has continued their strong start, winning nine in a row, and 11 of 13 over the past three weeks. The Lions moved up to No. 21...

Jameyson breaks records in Lions’ sweep

Jameyson breaks records in Lions’ sweep

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

March 1, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor The No. 25 A&M-Commerce Lions softball team wrapped up a three-game series by sweeping Missouri Southern State in a non-conference tilt Feb. 26. The doubleheader on Feb. 25 saw a multitude of records broken, as the Lions won 11-3 after six innings of competition...

Men’s basketball rebounds with big wins

Men’s basketball rebounds with big wins

Tyler McDonough, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018


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Tyler McDonough | Staff Reporter The A&M-Commerce men’s basketball team finished the Lone Star Conference regular season with a bang, defeating two ranked opponents in West Texas A&M and UT-Permian Basin. Feb. 22 saw the Lions take on the Buffaloes from West Texas A&M looking for revenge after losing a nail ...

Late slump leads to Senior Day loss

Late slump leads to Senior Day loss

Zach Cottam, Senior Reporter

February 28, 2018


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Zach Cottam | Senior Reporter The A&M-Commerce Lions women’s basketball team wrapped up their 2017-2018 campaign by finishing their season at 17-11, good enough to earn them the 3rd seed in the 2018 Lone Star Conference Tournament. The Lions faced off against #25 West Texas A&M at...

The East Texan Sports Report #1

The East Texan Sports Report #1

February 22, 2018


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Produced and written by Tyler McDonough and Zach Cottam

Lions break out the brooms for conference opener

Lions break out the brooms for conference opener

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

February 20, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor The A&M-Commerce Lions softball team fought their way back in each game of their Lone Star Conference opening series, earning a sweep of the Tarleton State Texanns, and starting conference play at 3-0 for the first time in program history. The Lions started...

Lion softball starts strong

Lion softball starts strong

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

February 8, 2018


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By BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor The A&M-Commerce Lions softball team started their 2018 campaign with four wins in five games in the Colorado Mesa Tournament in Rio Rancho, N.M. last weekend. The Lions opened their season Feb. 2 with two games, starting off with a game against New Mexic...

Lions ‘swing for the fences’ in year four

Lions ‘swing for the fences’ in year four

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


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The spring semester is upon us and that means it’s time to head out to the ballpark, buy some peanuts and Cracker Jacks and take in America’s pastime by watching the Lions softball team head to the field. The 2017 season saw ups and downs for the Lions. Picked to finish second in the conference...

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