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19 in ’19

19 in ’19

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, the Lone Star Conference will add eight of the nine current members of the Heartland Conference, expanding to nineteen league members, the largest in NCAA Division II. A unanimous vote this summer by the LSC Council of Presidents offered full membership...

Lion Golf Sets School Record to Open up Season

Lion Golf Sets School Record to Open up Season

Tyler McDonough, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


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The Texas A&M-Commerce Golf team started the 2017-18 season with a bang, smashing the 1996-97 school record by 15 strokes by shooting 21 under a par 843 that earned them a fourth-place finish. The Lions were led by Senior Wilfredo Sanchez who shot 209 and was 7-under-total for the 3 rounds, squeezing...

Overtime Thriller in Commerce

Overtime Thriller in Commerce

Jared Taylor, Writer

September 14, 2017


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(Editor's Note: This is a recap of last week's Commerce Tigers football game. The writer is the host of The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program, recapping high school football action each week, heard Friday nights on KETR here in Commerce.)   Last Friday night, the Commerce Tigers faced off aga...

Lions To Face Off Against William Jewell in Home Opener

Lions To Face Off Against William Jewell in Home Opener

Zach Cottam, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


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This Saturday Sept. 9 in Memorial Stadium, the A&M Commerce Lions football team holds their first home game of the season, hosting William Jewell. The Lions are coming off of an 8-7 victory over 2016 runner-up, then-ranked No. 6 North Alabama in Florence. Following that game, the Lions have jumpe...

Lions steal road win to start season

Lions steal road win to start season

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

September 5, 2017


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In the heavily anticipated season-opening battle between top ten teams, the No. 5 A&M-Commerce Lions football team had to wait an extra day thanks to weather before picking up a dramatic, come-from-behind 8-7 victory at No. 6 North Alabama. The score did not illustrate how dominant the defenses...

Volleyball Aims for Postseason Highs

Volleyball Aims for Postseason Highs

Zach Cottam, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017


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As the fall semester starts up, the 2017 volleyball season comes along with it. The team starts the season off Friday and Saturday (Sept. 1 and 2) at the 2017 Texann Invitational Tournament in Stephenville, TX with two out of the four matches against ranked opponents: No. 18 Central Oklahoma and No....

BREAKING: Lions Football Pushed Back to Friday Night

BREAKING: Lions Football Pushed Back to Friday Night

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

One of the most anticipated season openers in many years for the no. 5 A&M-Commerce Lions football team has been delayed 24 hours due to threats of inclement weather. Originally scheduled to start tonight at 6 p.m., the game with no.6 North Alabama will instead kick-off tomorrow at the same time....

Soccer Looks to Capture Fourth Season Title

Soccer Looks to Capture Fourth Season Title

Dareious Scott, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2017


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The Lone Star Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll has picked the A&M-Commerce soccer team to finish first for the upcoming 2017 season. Lions Goalkeeper Caitlin Duty was named Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year. The Lions are a year removed from their 15-6-1 season where they also captured the LSC...

One legacy ends, another begins

One legacy ends, another begins

BJ Laudermilk, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the first time since the turn of the century, the Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team has hired a new head coach. Jaret von Rosenberg, an assistant head coach at the University of Hartford, will become the fourth head coach of the Lions since they joined Division II, and...

Lions Softball Dominate Four Games Before Falling to Southern Arkansas

Lions Softball Dominate Four Games Before Falling to Southern Arkansas

Todd Kleiboer, Web Editor

February 9, 2017


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Lions' softball dominated in their first four games of the season before being edged by No. 5 Southern Arkansas in a 15-14 game of the Southern Arkansas Tournament this past weekend. The first winning game against Newman marked the first time the Lions had won their season opener, and the Lions had...

Colorado Mesa @ TAMU-C Pictures

Colorado Mesa @ TAMU-C Pictures

November 21, 2016


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Women’s Soccer Playoff Preview: TAMU-C @ Colorado Mines

Women’s Soccer Playoff Preview: TAMU-C @ Colorado Mines

November 16, 2016


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  From reports The Texas A&M University-Commerce soccer team defeated Midwestern State University 1-0 in the second round of the NCAA Division II South Central Region Tournament on Sunday. The Lions scored their goal in the 33rd minute and held off the Mustangs to win the game. ...

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