lions http://ketr.org en 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 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 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 Rollison to start at QB for Lions http://ketr.org/post/rollison-start-qb-lions <p>Texas A&amp;M-Commerce head football coach Colby Carthel has stated his intention to start former Sulphur Springs High School standout Tyrik Rollison at quarterback against Sul Ross State on Sept. 7.</p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:57:21 +0000 Mark Haslett 42435 at http://ketr.org Rollison to start at QB for Lions Lion logo creates buzz worthy of a king http://ketr.org/post/lion-logo-creates-buzz-worthy-king <p>The new turf at Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce’s Memorial Stadium has a logo that stretches from 25-yard line to 25-yard line. The reaction has spread even further.</p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 00:38:00 +0000 Mark Haslett 40875 at http://ketr.org Lion logo creates buzz worthy of a king Lions clawing for postseason position http://ketr.org/post/lions-clawing-postseason-position <p>It’s not literally a “must-win” game, but it sure is close to being one. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:28:43 +0000 Mark Haslett 32822 at http://ketr.org Lions clawing for postseason position Christmas Music http://ketr.org/post/christmas-music <p>So I don&#39;t know about everyone else, but I&#39;m totally ok with the fact that everywhere I go this time of year I hear Christmas music.&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri, 16 Dec 2011 03:25:49 +0000 13518 at http://ketr.org Christmas Music