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Cross Country Teams Look to Regional Meet

Gary Lazard Jr., Staff Writer

November 5, 2015


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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....

Coming on Strong

Carter Lacy, Editor

September 16, 2015


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Your Commerce Lions enter Lone Star Conference play as they head to Kingsville, TX, to take on Texas A&M-Kingsville this Saturday at 7 P.M. The TAMU-Kingsville Javelinas (1-1, 0-0 LSC) opened the season with a 18-16 loss to Incarnate Word, but will host the Lions after improving on both sides of t...

Upward Mobility

Carter Lacy, Sports Editor

September 12, 2015


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Your No. 18 TAMUC Lions host the No. 10 Delta State Statesmen of the Gulf South Conference on Saturday night at 7 P.M. This game marks the first time since 1991 that two ranked opponents will face off at Memorial Stadium. TAMUC (1-0, 0-0 LSC) enters this weekend’s matchup after handling Adams State 48-17. Q...

A&M-Commerce names final four Director of Athletics candidates

September 11, 2015


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President Jones has announced the final four candidates to replace Ryan Ivey as the Director of Athletics of A&M-Commerce. The interview process will now begin to narrow these four down to the eventual final choice with a series of open sessions that will also be available via live stream by the...

Hit the sack!

September 4, 2015


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A&M-Commerce Defensive Lineman Tyree Barton makes the sack on Addams State Quarterback Auston Hillmon in the end zone. Recovery by Linebacker Charles Woods = Touchdown Lions.

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