A&M-Commerce http://ketr.org en Two student-athletes killed, two injured in crash http://ketr.org/post/two-student-athletes-killed-two-injured-crash <p><strong>UPDATE, 8:40 a.m.-</strong> ​<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The two young women killed in the accident have been identified as Aubree Butts and Devin Oliver. The two young women who survived the wreck are La'Tisha Hearne and Zenobia Winbush. A candelight vigil will be held on the campus of Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce at Rachel's Garden starting at 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night.&nbsp; University flags are flying at half staff Wednesday as well in honor of the women. </span></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 03:20:23 +0000 Daniel Starks & Mark Haslett 54457 at http://ketr.org Two student-athletes killed, two injured in crash University social media pages connect community http://ketr.org/post/university-social-media-pages-connect-community <p>Are you a 24/7 tweeter or a Facebook fanatic? Is your photo on our Instagram page? Do you follow the university’s social media accounts? If you don’t want to miss out on any A&amp;M-Commerce updates, you should! Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and LinkedIn.</p><p>Let us be your Social Alarm Clock, bringing you reminders on deadlines, warnings on weather activities, information on natural disasters, and security updates.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:08:44 +0000 John Taden 50942 at http://ketr.org University social media pages connect community 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 Lions to play in Texarkana Bowl on Dec. 7 http://ketr.org/post/lions-play-texarkana-bowl-dec-7 <p>The Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce football team, coming off its first winning season <a href="http://www.lionathletics.com/schedule.aspx?path=football">(7-4)</a> in 12 years under new head coach Colby Carthel, has qualified for a postseason bowl game.</p><p>The Lions will face Harding University of Searcy, Ark., in the inaugural Live United Texarkana Bowl.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The game will be played at noon on Sat., Dec. 7 at Razorback Stadium in Texarkana, Ark. Profits made above the expenses will benefit the United Way of Texarkana.</span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:55:10 +0000 Mark Haslett & lionathletics.com 45926 at http://ketr.org Lions to play in Texarkana Bowl on Dec. 7 Lions women hoopsters ready for encore roar http://ketr.org/post/lions-women-hoopsters-ready-encore-roar <p><span style="font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">Texas A&amp;M University-Commerce women's basketball team heads into the 2013-14 season looking to build on the turnaround that began with last season's 11 wins and a win over Abilene Christian in the Lone Star Conference Tournament Quarterfinals. The Lions open the season in Austin vs. Central Oklahoma University and at St. Edward's University.</span> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 17:04:04 +0000 lionathletics.com 45298 at http://ketr.org Lions women hoopsters ready for encore roar Loss to Angelo State still a win for Lions http://ketr.org/post/loss-angelo-state-still-win-lions <p>On today's Look at the Lions segment, Joshua Jorgensen discussed with the guys the heartbreaking loss to Angelo State on Saturday, and how it was still a win for the fans.</p><p>Jorgensen and the Locker Room crew also discussed the new Lionathletics.com, and Coach Carthel's meteoric rise to the top of the poll in the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year fan vote. Cooper, Taylor and Jordan ended the show with a brief chat on the NBA season.</p><p></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 16:58:25 +0000 Cooper Welch, Jordan Davis & Taylor Phelps 45287 at http://ketr.org Loss to Angelo State still a win for Lions Homecoming week ahead for A&M-C http://ketr.org/post/homecoming-week-ahead-am-c <p>A&amp;M-Commerce Alumni Relations director Derryle Peace is ready for Homecoming Week at the University, October 28-Nov. 2.&nbsp; The homecoming game vs. Angelo State University is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 44655 at http://ketr.org Homecoming week ahead for A&M-C 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