Cooper Welch http://ketr.org en NCAA compliance important to Lions http://ketr.org/post/ncaa-compliance-important-lions <p>Cooper and Jordan sat down with <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jacob-walker/66/a60/892" target="_blank">Jacob Walker</a> today to discuss his role with the A&amp;M-Commerce athletic department as the Athletics Compliance Assistant. Also discussed: the Texas Rangers, NCAA and NBA basketball and the NFL playoffs.</p><p></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 22:26:00 +0000 Cooper Welch & Jordan Davis 48213 at http://ketr.org NCAA compliance important to Lions New personnel for a new year http://ketr.org/post/new-personnel-new-year <p><a href="http://lionathletics.com/staff.aspx?staff=56" target="_blank">Ben Rikard</a>, the new Director of Media Relations for A&amp;M-Commerce Lion Athletics, sat down with Cooper, Taylor and Jordan to talk about his new job, where the Lions will go next, and the upcoming basketball schedule. Also discussed: Mack Brown and Charlie Strong, the BCS, and the new college playoff system.</p><p></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 20:46:47 +0000 Cooper Welch, Taylor Phelps & Jordan Davis 47913 at http://ketr.org New personnel for a new year Stiller returns in divergent role http://ketr.org/post/stiller-returns-divergent-role <p><a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001774/" target="_blank">Ben Stiller</a>&nbsp;tackles a role he's not known for in the title character of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0359950/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_7" target="_blank"><em>The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.</em></a></p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Alice Reese & Cooper Welch 47465 at http://ketr.org Stiller returns in divergent role Disney and the Coen Brothers return to screen, Russell 'hustles' towards Oscars http://ketr.org/post/disney-and-coen-brothers-return-screen-russell-hustles-towards-oscars <p><a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000158/#actor" target="_blank">Tom Hanks</a> and <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000668/?ref_=tt_cl_t1" target="_blank">Emma Thompson</a> bring <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000370/?ref_=nv_sr_1" target="_blank">Walt Disney</a> and the story of one of his <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058331/?ref_=nv_sr_1" target="_blank">most successful movies</a> to life in <em><a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2140373/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_2" target="_blank">Saving Mr. Banks</a></em>.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Alice Reese & Cooper Welch 47198 at http://ketr.org Disney and the Coen Brothers return to screen, Russell 'hustles' towards Oscars Cisco ends Leonard's historic run http://ketr.org/post/cisco-ends-leonards-historic-run <p>The Cisco Loboes got 177 yards from Colton Kent on just 10 carries, and that proved to be enough to end the championship dreams of the Leonard Tigers, who lost to the Loboes 55-6 on Saturday in the Class 2A Division II state football semi-finals.</p><p>Cisco (15-0) will face Refugio in the state finals at AT&amp;T Stadium on Thursday, and Leonard finishes the season with an 11-4 record after reaching the semi-finals for the first time.</p><p>“We had a great season and I am very proud of these young men,” Shane Fletcher, head coach of the Leonard Tigers, said Saturday.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:47:41 +0000 Cooper Welch 47029 at http://ketr.org Cisco ends Leonard's historic run Lions take on Bisons Friday in final game of season http://ketr.org/post/lions-take-bisons-friday-final-game-season <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; line-height: 17.99715805053711px;">Friday marks an exciting cap to what has been a memorable 2013 season for the A&amp;M-Commerce football team as the Lions will be playing in their first bowl game since the 1958 Tangerine Bowl. Here is all the information fans need to plan to cheer on the Lions this weekend as A&amp;M-Commerce participates in the inaugural Live United Texarkana Bowl.</span></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:10:36 +0000 Cooper Welch & Lionathletics.com 46901 at http://ketr.org Lions take on Bisons Friday in final game of season Fore happy to play in December http://ketr.org/post/fore-happy-play-december <p>Marcus Fore is a senior safety for the Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce Lions. He sat down with the guys today to discuss playing in December for the first time and his best memories as a Lion. Also discussed: Mack Brown, Nick Saban, the Heisman Trophy race, college basketball and the Dallas Cowboys.</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:37:05 +0000 Cooper Welch, Taylor Phelps & Jordan Davis 46809 at http://ketr.org Fore happy to play in December Jorgensen talks Bisons, Lions basketball, Rangers http://ketr.org/post/jorgensen-talks-bisons-lions-basketball-rangers <p>Joshua Jorgensen, one of the assistant athletics directors at Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce, sat down with Cooper Welch today to talk about the upcoming Live United Texarkana Bowl, the men's and women's basketball teams, indoor track and new staff.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The show ends with a discussion of the big moves made by the Texas Rangers, the mediocrity of the Dallas Cowboys, and the crazy weekend of college football coming up.</span></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:59:28 +0000 Cooper Welch 46493 at http://ketr.org Jorgensen talks Bisons, Lions basketball, Rangers Ivey on 'bowl-ing' in Texarkana http://ketr.org/post/ivey-bowl-ing-texarkana <p>Ryan Ivey sat down with Cooper Welch today to talk about the Live United Texarkana Bowl, almost unprecedented postseason success for the Lions and what taking the next step looks like, on and off the field.</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:03:05 +0000 Cooper Welch 46227 at http://ketr.org Ivey on 'bowl-ing' in Texarkana Bulldogs, Tigers advance to regionals http://ketr.org/post/bulldogs-tigers-advance-regionals <p>The Cooper Bulldogs look to continue their undefeated season and the Leonard Tigers have a rivalry rematch as two teams from the KETR listening area continue in high school football playoff action this weekend.</p><p>Cooper (12-0) will travel to Royse City for a game against Scurry-Rosser (12-0) Friday.</p><p>Leonard (9-3) will &nbsp;face S &amp; S Consolidated (12-0) in Allen Saturday.</p><p>Cooper and Leonard would face each other in the quarterfinals on Dec. 6 if they each advance past their respective regional matchups.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:27:17 +0000 Cooper Welch 46135 at http://ketr.org Bulldogs, Tigers advance to regionals