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New turf on MAC courts inspires outdoor activities

New turf on MAC courts inspires outdoor activities

Kylah Roach, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

After student concerns about the flooring on the MAC courts, turf has been laid. This change also presents the chance for more outdoor activities.

No. 23 Lions defeat TWU 3-1

No. 23 Lions defeat TWU 3-1

Tyler McDonough, Senior Sports Reporter

September 12, 2018


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By Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter The No. 23 A&M-Commerce Lions volleyball team returned home after losing to Angelo St. and Tarleton St over the weekend. The Lions won their first Lone Star Conference game of the season on Tuesday defeating Texas Women’s University 3-1. TWU sta...

[Photos]Volleyball takes down TWU 3-1

[Photos]Volleyball takes down TWU 3-1

September 12, 2018


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Lions start 2-0, look ahead to Eastern New Mexico

Lions start 2-0, look ahead to Eastern New Mexico

Tyler McDonough, Senior Sports Reporter

September 12, 2018


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By Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter The No. 1 ranked A&M-Commerce Lions football team traveled to Liberty, Missouri this past Saturday as they took on the Cardinals of William Jewell College in a non-conference matchup. The Lions got out in front early on the Cardinals taking an early 21-0...

Lion Soccer splits opening weekend series

Lion Soccer splits opening weekend series

Tyler McDonough, Senior Sports Reporter

September 4, 2018


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By Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter This past weekend the A&M-Commerce women’s soccer team opened their 2018 season with two home matches against regional opponents Metro State and Westminster (Utah). The Lions had a tough time in the opener against Metro State. The Lions fell behind ...

Lion Volleyball cracks top 25 for first time since 1989

Lion Volleyball cracks top 25 for first time since 1989

Tyler McDonough, Senior Sports Reporter

September 4, 2018


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By Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter For the first time since 1989 the A&M-Commerce Lions Volleyball team is nationally ranked. The Lions are ranked no. 17 in the nation after the latest American Volleyball Coaches of America poll was released on Monday. The Lions made a lot of noise a...

Lions mount comeback against Javelinas in double overtime

Lions mount comeback against Javelinas in double overtime

Tyler McDonough, Senior Sports Reporter

September 3, 2018


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By Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter The No. 1 A&M-Commerce Lions began their 2018 season by defeating conference foe A&M-Kingsville 37-36 in a double-overtime thriller at Memorial Stadium in front of a nationally televised audience. The defending National Championship defens...

Lions look to start strong against A&M-Kingsville

Lions look to start strong against A&M-Kingsville

Tyler McDonough, Sports Reporter

August 29, 2018


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By Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter After a long and anticipated eight months of offseason with no football, the defending Division II Football National Champions A&M-Commerce Lions are back in action Thursday night as they host conference rival Texas A&M University-Kingsville ...

Lions’ update record books after series sweep

Lions’ update record books after series sweep

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

May 4, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor The No. 13 A&M-Commerce Lions softball team concluded their regular season last weekend with a three-game sweep at Texas Woman’s University. In game one, the Lions started the scoring early, and never trailed in a 7-3 win. Mariah Jameyson hit a homerun in...

New records set in offensive explosion

New records set in offensive explosion

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

April 18, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor The No. 7 A&M-Commerce Lions softball team dominated offensively last weekend in a three-game sweep at Western New Mexico, setting new offensive records in the series and dropping the Mustangs to 4-38 (2-22 LSC) on the season. Game one saw the Lions break ...

Winning streak continues as Lions prepare for weekend showdown

Winning streak continues as Lions prepare for weekend showdown

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018


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BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor The No. 9 A&M-Commerce Lions extended their program record winning streak to 15 consecutive games with a sweep over the Greyhounds of Eastern New Mexico in Portales, N.M. last weekend. Game one saw the Lions pull away for a 12-5 victory. The game was tied at ...

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