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Lions throw Greyhounds under the bus

Vincent Hobbs fights off a tackler to score a touchdown

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

September 19, 2017

After a dominating 51-22 win over Eastern New Mexico to begin Lone Star Conference play, the No. 3 A&M-Commerce Lions football team moved to 3-0 on the season. The game was closer than the final score indicated, as both teams were clicking offensively in the first half. The Lions struck first...

Lions Football Outpaces the Greyhounds Slideshow

An ENMU player attempts to trip up Vincent Hobbes.

September 17, 2017

Final Score: 51-22 A&M-Commerce.

Lions Volleyball Takes Down No. 13 Tarleton 9-16-2017

Jaryn Wacker (2), Jaslyn Wacker (19), and Mariyah Oliver (21) celebrate after scoring a match point.

September 17, 2017

*A&M-Commerce in bold italics Final Score: 3-2 (25-23; 25-21; 25-18; 29-27; 19-17)

19 in ’19

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BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

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

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Tyler McDonough, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017

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

The Tigers picked up their first win of the season last week.
Photo Courtesy/KETR

Jared Taylor, Writer

September 14, 2017

(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 kicker Kristov Martinez attempting a field goal against North Alabama. Photo Courtesy/

Zach Cottam, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017

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 kicker Kristov Martinez attempting a field goal against North Alabama. Photo Courtesy/

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

September 5, 2017

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

Jaslyn Wacker readies to serve. Photo Courtesy/

Zach Cottam, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017

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

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

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

East Texan Photos/ Gwiwon Jason Nam

BJ Laudermilk, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2017

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...

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