Sports http://ketr.org en Lions athlete wins pole vault at Jamaican National Championships http://ketr.org/post/lions-athlete-wins-pole-vault-jamaican-national-championships <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">A&amp;M-Commerce pole vaulter&nbsp;</span><dfn style="font-style: normal; font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;"><a href="http://lionathletics.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=1761" id="sidearmAd1" rel="smarttag" rev="1761" style="color: rgb(16, 74, 137);">K'Don Samuels</a></dfn><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;continued his stellar athletic year, this time in his home country, where he recently won the pole vault at the Jamaican National Championships.</span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:53:18 +0000 Texas A&M University-Commerce 55969 at http://ketr.org Lions athlete wins pole vault at Jamaican National Championships 71 A&M-Commerce Athletes earn academic honors http://ketr.org/post/71-am-commerce-athletes-earn-academic-honors <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Lone Star Conference released the Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll today. &nbsp;71 A%M-Commerce Athletes were named to the list. &nbsp;The full summary below, courtesy <a href="http://lionathletics.com/news/2014/6/17/2014_Spring_LSC_Honor_Roll.aspx" target="_blank">www.lionathletics.com.</a></p><p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:01:16 +0000 Kevin Jefferies 55067 at http://ketr.org 71 A&M-Commerce Athletes earn academic honors Dragons golf team Region XIV Champs, to national tournament http://ketr.org/post/dragons-golf-team-region-xiv-champs-national-tournament <p>With a fifth place win <span data-term="goog_487824828" tabindex="0">Tuesday</span>, the Paris Junior College golf team became Region XIV champions and qualified for the National Junior College Athletic&nbsp;Association tournament in Burlington, Iowa, <span data-term="goog_487824829" tabindex="0">May 13-16</span>.<br />&nbsp;<br />“I was really proud of the way the young men competed,” said PJC golf coach Dave Johnson. “It has been a goal of theirs all year to win regionals and&nbsp;advance to nationals.”<br />&nbsp; Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:40:06 +0000 Paris Junior College 52685 at http://ketr.org Dragons golf team Region XIV Champs, to national tournament Burton named women's basketball coach http://ketr.org/post/burton-named-womens-basketball-coach <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">A&amp;M-Commerce Director of Athletics&nbsp;</span><dfn style="font-style: normal; font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;"><a href="http://lionathletics.com/staff.aspx?staff=1" id="sidearmAd1" rel="smarttag" rev="1" style="color: rgb(16, 74, 137);">Ryan Ivey</a></dfn><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;announced on Thursday the hiring of current McKinney Boyd High School boys coach Jason Burton as the eighth women's basketball coach in the history of the program at Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:55:14 +0000 Mark Haslett 51667 at http://ketr.org Burton named women's basketball coach Remembering 'The Game' http://ketr.org/post/remembering-game <p>Almost 65 years ago, the former Greenville Majors played the most legendary baseball game in local history.</p><p>The April 10, 1949 exhibition contest between the Majors and the New York Yankees, which the Majors won 4-3, will be remembered during a special event next week.</p><p>“The Greenville Majors Remembrance Ceremony” is scheduled for 4 p.m. April 10 inside Greenville Municipal Auditorium, 2821 Washington Street. “Greenville Majors Fan” Greg Sims, who organized the event, said it is designed to allow his fellow fans just a taste of what it might have felt like to be at the game.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:37:56 +0000 Brad Kellar 51590 at http://ketr.org Remembering 'The Game' A&M-Commerce Lions Football schedule released http://ketr.org/post/am-commerce-lions-football-schedule-released <p>The Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce Lions 2014 football schedule was released March 11. The first game of the season will be Sept. 4 at Memorial Stadium where the Lions will face off against the East Texas Baptist University Tigers.</p><p>The schedule shows there will be at least four home games where the Lions will go head to head with East Texas Baptist University, Tarleton State University, West Texas A&amp;M University, and McMurry University. There will also be another trip for the Lions to the AT&amp;T Stadium</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:42:40 +0000 Daniel Starks 51015 at http://ketr.org A&M-Commerce Lions Football schedule released Dragons fall to South Plains in NJCAA Tournament http://ketr.org/post/dragons-fall-south-plains-njcaa-tournament <p>The Paris Junior College men’s basketball team’s season came to an end on March 18 with a 75-65 loss to the ninth-seeded South Plains College Texans in an NJCAA National Tournament game in Hutchinson, Kan.</p><p>South Plains (29-5) entered the game as the ninth seed in the tournament, while the Dragons (26-8) were seeded eighth. Paris, which trailed 34-28 at halftime, never led during the game.</p><p>South Plains guard Andre Spight led all scorers with 22 points.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:21:14 +0000 Mark Haslett 50888 at http://ketr.org Dragons fall to South Plains in NJCAA Tournament Lions release 2014 football schedule http://ketr.org/post/lions-release-2014-football-schedule <p>The Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce 2014 football season begins with a couple of non-conference games against old-time foes and ends with a big question mark. The Lone Star Conference will begin a four-team playoff system this fall, so the Lions' season will end early on Nov. 1 unless they qualify for the postseason.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:02:26 +0000 Mark Haslett 50566 at http://ketr.org Lions release 2014 football schedule Dragons earn first-round bye in NJCAA tournament http://ketr.org/post/dragons-earn-first-round-bye-njcaa-tournament <p>Paris Junior College will have to wait to learn its opponent in the second round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Men's National Basketball Championship in Hutchison, Kan.</p><p>That's because the Dragons earned a first-round bye by virtue of a No. 8 seed, according to information released on March 10 by the NJCAA.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:41:29 +0000 Mark Haslett 50465 at http://ketr.org Dragons earn first-round bye in NJCAA tournament Semifinal foes Lions, Texans have a history http://ketr.org/post/semifinal-foes-lions-texans-have-history <p><strong>No. 4 A&amp;M-Commerce (19-8, 7-7 LSC) vs No. 1 Tarleton State (25-2, 12-2 LSC)</strong></p><p><strong>Friday, March 7, 2014 • 8:30 p.m. • LSC Tournament Semifinals</strong></p><p><strong>Allen Event Center (6,225) • Allen, Texas</strong></p><p></p><p><strong>STORY LINE</strong></p><p>• The Lions pulled off a dramatic one-point comeback win in the first round of the Lone Star Conference Tournament on Thursday, earning a second-round date with top-seeded Tarleton State on Friday in the tournament semifinals.</p><p></p><p><strong>THE LAST TIME OUT</strong></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:53:42 +0000 lionathletics.com 50383 at http://ketr.org Semifinal foes Lions, Texans have a history