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Lion Soccer adds three signees on National Signing Day

Lion Soccer adds three signees on National Signing Day

Tyler McDonough, Sports Editor

February 26, 2019


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By Tyler McDonough | Sports Editor Texas A&M University-Commerce Head Soccer Coach Neil Piper has added three new players on National Signing Day. The Lions are looking forward to adding on to the already young and talented roster. The Lions are returning 11 from last year and do not have one senior on...

Lion WBB still fighting for NCAA Tournament bid

Lion WBB still fighting for NCAA Tournament bid

Tyler McDonough, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019


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 By Tyler McDonough | Sports Editor The Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball team is still fighting for their postseason lives after going 1-1 on senior week at the field house. The Lions picked up a big win on Thursday versus Eastern New Mexico 62-55 and fell to West Texas A&...

Lion MBB looking forward as regular season comes to an end

Lion MBB looking forward as regular season comes to an end

Tyler McDonough, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019


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By Tyler McDonough | Sports Editor The Texas A&M University-Commerce men's basketball team concluded senior week as the Lions went 1-1 after defeating Eastern New Mexico on Thursday 87-78 and falling to No. 4 West Texas A&M on Saturday 81-69. With the 87-78 victory over Eastern New Mexico, the Lion...

Senior Week Men’s Basketball Photos

Senior Week Men’s Basketball Photos

Ashley Tuppen, Sports Photographer

February 24, 2019


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By Ashley Tuppen | Sports Photographer  

Davis becomes Lions’ third-highest scorer in 62-55 victory over Eastern New Mexico

Davis becomes Lions’ third-highest scorer in 62-55 victory over Eastern New Mexico

Jordan Ader, Sports Reporter

February 22, 2019


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By Jordan Ader | Sports Reporter Texas A&M University-Commerce senior guard Princess Davis became the third-highest scorer in program history as the Lions defeated the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds 62-55 at home on Thursday, Feb. 21. Davis entered Thursday's game 18 points away from passing Artaej...

Lion Softball cracks top 5 in national rankings for first time in program history

Lion Softball cracks top 5 in national rankings for first time in program history

Tyler McDonough, Sports Editor

February 20, 2019


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By Tyler McDonough | Sports Editor Louisville, Ky.- The Texas A&M University-Commerce Softball team has reached the top 5 in the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) polls. It is the highest ranking the Lions have ever reached and the first time the Lions have ever cracked the t...

Softball Photo Gallery vs. MSU-Texas

Softball Photo Gallery vs. MSU-Texas

Tyler McDonough, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019


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By Joseph Miller | Opinion Editor & Sports Photographer    

Bruister gets win No. 500 as Otto deals No-Hitter

Bruister gets win No. 500 as Otto deals No-Hitter

Tyler McDonough, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019


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By Tyler McDonough | Sports Editor Commerce- Head Softball Coach Richie Bruister picked up his 500th career win as the No. 9 Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions swept the Midwestern State Mustangs in three games over the weekend. In game one both teams were limited offensively as Lion p...

Davis breaks more records, Lions win big versus Midwestern State

Davis breaks more records, Lions win big versus Midwestern State

Jordan Ader, Sports Reporter

February 12, 2019


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By Jordan Ader | Sports Reporter Texas A&M University-Commerce senior guard Princess Davis broke another program record in the Lions’ 73-61 home win over rival Midwestern State University-Texas on Feb. 9. Davis became the program’s all-time leader in minutes played as she passed Katedria Mosley, who p...

Former A&M-Commerce star quarterback Luis Perez shines in AAF Debut

Former A&M-Commerce star quarterback Luis Perez shines in AAF Debut

Tyler McDonough, Sports Editor

February 11, 2019


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By Tyler McDonough | Sports Editor Luis Perez is back once again on the football field, this time he’s at the helm for the Birmingham Iron of the Alliance of American Football League. Perez shined in his debut as he threw for 256 yards on 19 of 33 passing in a 26-0 stomping of the Memphis Ex...

Lion MBB win big at home versus MSU-Texas

Lion MBB win big at home versus MSU-Texas

Tyler McDonough, Sports Editor

February 10, 2019


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By Tyler McDonough | Sports Editor COMMERCE – The Texas A&M University-Commerce men's basketball team defeated MSU-Texas 89-63 on Saturday afternoon on at the Field House. The Lions dominated in the first half with a high shooting percentage and cruised to victory. The win brings the...

Lion MBB preview vs MSU-Texas

Lion MBB preview vs MSU-Texas

Jordan Ader, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2019


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By Jordan Ader | Sports Reporter Texas A&M-Commerce men’s basketball faces rival Midwestern State University-Texas today during Fill the Field House Night at the A&M-Commerce Field House. The Lions are fresh off an 87-78 win over Cameron University on Thursday night. Srdan Budimir and Way...

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