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Campus Recreation offers a variety of fitness classes

Campus Recreation offers a variety of fitness classes

Laura Williams Crenshaw, Writer/Photographer

October 8, 2020

Campus Recreation is going to be offering classes in different kinds of fitness formats; strength, mind-body, dance and cardio throughout the semester and registration can be found on the IMLeagues page. There will be classes added halfway through the semester so there are classes offered through the complete seme...

Homerun Derby

Laura Williams Crenshaw, Writer/Photographer

September 28, 2020

The Intermural Department of Campus Recreation hosted a Homerun Derby Sept. 16 and 17 that was won by Camdyn Shaw in the women’s division and Austin Brooks in the men’s division. The scoring used the following matrix: scoring was dependent upon where the ball landed with different point values g...

Volleyball Battle Challenge will take place in October

Laura Williams Crenshaw, Writer/Photographer

September 28, 2020

Volleyball Battleship will take place in the MRC Gym Oct. 6.   Teams will compete by serving over a net and hitting certain locations (similar to sinking your opponent’s ship in Battleship).  The team that "sinks" all of the ships the fastest will be the winner! Each team can have three ...

Soccer Shootout

Laura Williams Crenshaw, Writer/Photographer

September 28, 2020

There is going to be a Soccer Shootout at the Morris Rec Center MAC on Oct. 5. Once you are registered, your team will be given a certain time to participate. This tournament is going to be an open format. All the players will play in one division. The deadline to register on IMLeagues is Oct...

Intramural sports hosts cornhole tournament

Ridge Hale tosses a bag while Marvin Crenshaw watches

Laura Williams Crenshaw, Writer/Photographer

September 12, 2020

The Cornhole tournament started Sept. 3 at Morris Activity Center with six teams registered to compete. There are six teams registered for the tournament Dirty Bags, 62 Boomers, Quitters, Maize and Confused, Oceans 2, and Lucky We’re Sober. Cornhole players start the game at the headboard and ...

The Newest Sport.. Soccer/Tennis

Laura Williams Crenshaw, Writer/Photographer

September 11, 2020

Soccer/tennis is a new intramural sport at Texas A&M University-Commerce that is a combination of both soccer and tennis and played on a tennis court according to Katie Thomas, assistant director for intramural & club sports for campus recreation.  Each team will have two players on the court...

LSC Announces Decision on Fall 2020 Competition

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

August 9, 2020

Josh Manck, senior associate athletics director - strategic communications, released the following information Aug. 7 regarding fall sports: The Lone Star Conference Council of Presidents postponed all competition in the sports of football, soccer, volleyball and basketball to the spring due to the COVID...

Lions advance to Lone Star Conference Tournament Championship after pair of victories over St. Mary’s & ENMU

Maddison Glass dishes a pass across the floor

Drew Ivery, Co-Editor/Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

By: Drew Ivery | Co-Editor/Sports Editor The No. 10 Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions defeated the St. Mary's Rattlers 70-60 and the Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds 68-59 to advance to the Championship game in the Lone Star Conference Tournament. The Lions were tested early in Quarterfinal ...

Lions defeat Arkansas-Fort Smith in opening round of LSC tournament in Commerce

Dunk by Darnell Wright over a UAFS defender

Drew Ivery, Co-Editor/Sports Editor

March 6, 2020

By: Drew Ivery | Co-Editor/Sports Editor The No. 8 seed Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions brought home a 77-73 win on Tuesday against the No. 9 seed University Arkansas-Fort Smith Lions in the first round of the Lone Star Conference Tournament. After a hot start from Brian Halums of UAFS, ...

Lion Softball sweeps double header over Rogers State behind record setting performance by Otto

Emily Otto shares a smile in the circle | Photo by Joseph Miller

Tyler McDonough, Sr. Sports Reporter

March 4, 2020

By Tyler McDonough | Sr. Sports Reporter The No. 16 ranked Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions softball team defeated No. 15 Rogers State twice on March 3 behind a record setting performance from Emily Otto in game one of the double-header.  Game One: Otto set a school record and career high for...

Lion men’s and women’s golf make 2020 debut inside National Rankings

Lion men's and women's golf make 2020 debut inside National Rankings

Tyler McDonough, Seniro Sports Reporter

February 21, 2020

By: Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter The spring golf season is back and both Texas A&M University-Commerce golf programs are regionally ranked and primed for a postseason run.  In the first NCAA Division II regional rankings of the season the A&M-Commerce men’s team is ranked 10th in the So...

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