Football http://ketr.org en 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 UIL 2014-16 alignment and classification announced http://ketr.org/post/uil-2014-16-alignment-and-classification-announced <p>Go west, Commerce Tigers fans.</p><p>The Commerce football and basketball teams, along with their neighbors from Caddo Mills, will be heading west to face new district opponents Dallas Life Oak Cliff, Red Oak Life, Scurry-Rosser and Sunnyvale.</p><p>Greenville, meanwhile, will enjoy a more East Texas theme, with the Lions joining&nbsp;Hallsville, Longview, Longview Pine Tree, Marshall, Mount Pleasant, Sulphur&nbsp;Springs and Texarkana Texas High.</p><p>Here are the districts including schools in the KETR service area. Complete list <a href="http://www.utexas.edu/uil/">here</a>.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 19:05:54 +0000 Mark Haslett 48953 at http://ketr.org UIL 2014-16 alignment and classification announced PHOTOS: Lions in the Texarkana Bowl http://ketr.org/post/photos-lions-texarkana-bowl <p>Cindy Roller, editor of the Cooper Review and KETR contributor, braved temperatures in the upper 30s and constant rainfall to get these photos of the Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce Lions compete against Harding&nbsp;University in the Live United Texarkana Bowl at Razorback Stadium in Texarkana, Ark., on Dec. 13. The Lions lost, 44-3.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:34:49 +0000 Cindy Roller 47022 at http://ketr.org PHOTOS: Lions in the Texarkana Bowl Lions fall to Harding in Texarkana Bowl http://ketr.org/post/lions-fall-harding-texarkana-bowl <p>The Harding Bison rushed for 297 yards and scored three times in the third quarter and rolled to a 44-3 win over Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce in the inaugural Live United Texarkana Bowl on Friday at Razorback Stadium.<br />&nbsp;<br />The game was the first postseason appearance for the Lions since 1995, but cold temperatures and a steady rain did not help the Lion (7-5) offense, who completed just seven of its 37 passes and finished with just 100 total yards on the night. Meanwhile, the Bison (9-2) showed little ill effects from the weather, racking up 504 total yards. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:06:28 +0000 Mark Haslett 47020 at http://ketr.org Lions fall to Harding in Texarkana Bowl Lions win big at Kingsville http://ketr.org/post/lions-win-big-kingsville <p style="margin-bottom: 11px; padding: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 12px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: verdana, arial, sans-serif;">A&amp;M-Commerce roared out to a commanding 41-7 lead early in the second half behind big plays on all facets of the game, notching its first Lone Star Conference victory of the season with a 41-28 win at rival A&amp;M-Kingsville. The Lions retain the Chennault Cup with their second-straight victory over the Javelinas, notching their first road victory in the state of Texas since 2006.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:39:38 +0000 lionathletics.com 44188 at http://ketr.org Lions win big at Kingsville Postgame notebook: Midwestern's misty escape http://ketr.org/post/postgame-notebook-midwesterns-misty-escape <p>The 23<sup>rd</sup>-ranked Midwestern State Mustangs escaped with a 30-24 win over&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 28.</span></p><p>That&rsquo;s right, escaped. An A&amp;M-Commerce onside kick attempt in the waning minutes tumbled into the hands of a Midwestern defender, ensuring victory for the visitors. Only then was the outcome decided. Considering how the Lions had played in the fourth quarter, it&rsquo;s a safe bet the Mustangs were more than a little relieved.</p> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 05:29:43 +0000 Mark Haslett 43520 at http://ketr.org Postgame notebook: Midwestern's misty escape West Texas A&M rumbles past Lions, 62-28 http://ketr.org/post/west-texas-am-rumbles-past-lions-62-28 <p>A&amp;M-Commerce made 25th-ranked West Texas A&amp;M take notice on the opening play of the game, but the Buffs wore down the Lions in the second half as A&amp;M-Commerce dropped a 62-28 decision at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium in Canyon.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:35:52 +0000 lionathletics.com 43240 at http://ketr.org West Texas A&M rumbles past Lions, 62-28 Lions shock Delta State, 45-37 http://ketr.org/post/lions-shock-delta-state-45-37 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When A&amp;M-Commerce head coach Colby </span>Carthel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was hired back in January, he alluded to the idea that the Lions were a sleeping giant just waiting to be awoken.</span></p><p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 04:02:11 +0000 Mark Haslett & lionathletics.com 42871 at http://ketr.org Lions shock Delta State, 45-37 Lions dominate Sul Ross State, 51-6 http://ketr.org/post/lions-dominate-sul-ross-state-51-6 <p>The Lions didn’t just win. They sent the Lobos yelping back to West Texas like scalded pups.</p><p> Sun, 08 Sep 2013 02:43:50 +0000 Mark Haslett 42575 at http://ketr.org Lions dominate Sul Ross State, 51-6 New-look Lions facing old-school opponent http://ketr.org/post/new-look-lions-facing-old-school-opponent <p>College football is back in Northeast Texas – and the A&amp;M-Commerce Lions will be kicking off the 2013 season Saturday at 6 p.m. with a home game against Sul Ross State University. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:27:34 +0000 Mark Haslett 42543 at http://ketr.org New-look Lions facing old-school opponent