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To some, Miller's school food plan is half-baked

May 12, 2015
Sid Miller's new school food plan is not everyone's idea of healthy eating.
KUT

The reintroduction of deep fat fryers and soda machines into public schools may top the agenda of Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller. But some teachers, nurses and parents don't appear to share his appetite for sugary drinks and french fries.

Six LSC Championships is the most championships in the history of the university.
Lion Athletics

The No. 9 ranked A&M-Commerce men's track and field team captured the program's first LSC Outdoor T&F Championship in 48 years Saturday, on the tails of a 196 point performance.

The Lions finished 30 points ahead of second-place West Texas A&M, who scored 166. The Lion women meanwhile took fourth with a score of 99, beating out A&M-Kingsville by ten points. The score is the highest point total an A&M-Commerce women's outdoor T&F team has ever scored at the LSC Championships.

Walker adds duo to men’s basketball team for 2015-16

May 12, 2015
Issac Asrat finished his Plano East career as the school's second leading scorer all-time.
Lion Athletics

A&M-Commerce head men's basketball coach Sam Walker announced the signing of Issac Asrat and Onaye Sims to his 2015-16 Lion roster.

The Lions earned their way into the championship in the program's first season after 29-23 overall in the regular season and 12-14 in LSC action.
Lion Athletics

The bracket has been set for the 2015 Lone Star Conference Championship to be held in Canyon, Texas hosted by No. 1 seed West Texas A&M with No. 6 seed A&M-Commerce taking on No. 3 seed Tarleton State Friday, May 1 at 11 a.m.

The Lions earned their way into the championship in the program's first season after 29-23 overall in the regular season and 12-14 in LSC action.

2015 Texas A&M University-Commerce Football Schedule
lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce and football head coach Colby Carthel have announced the 2015 season schedule for the Lone Star Conference defending champion Lions, with eight NCAA Division II games and one game against an NCAA Division I-FCS school on the slate.

A&M-Commerce enters the 2015 campaign after claiming the program's 21st Lone Star Conference Championship following a 9-3 season and a 6-1 LSC record.

Lion soccer announces 2015 schedule

Apr 14, 2015
The 2015 Texas A&M University-Commerce women's soccer schedule was released, revealing the path the reigning Lone Star Conference champions must take to defend their title.
Lion Athletics

The 2015 Texas A&M University-Commerce women's soccer schedule was released, revealing the path the reigning Lone Star Conference champions must take to defend their title.

In 2014, Ricky Collins had six two-TD games, including a 48-32 defeat of Eastern New Mexico on Sept. 27 in Portales, N.M.
Joshua Lucero/Portales News-Tribune / pntonline.com

There’s a chance that Texas A&M University-Commerce wide receiver Ricky Collins might be headed for the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers.

An article written by Scout.com’s Packers reporter featured Collins as a possible participant in Green Bay’s training camp this summer. The story also highlighted Collins’ return to college football after having his collegiate career interrupted in 2012 by family issues.

Walker announces men’s basketball camp schedule

Apr 9, 2015
Texas A&M University-Commerce head men's basketball coach Sam Walker has announced the Lions summer camp schedule with six camp options for player development.
Lion Athletics

Texas A&M University-Commerce head men's basketball coach Sam Walker has announced the Lions summer camp schedule with six camp options for player development.

Fresh off the Lions 2015 Lone Star Conference Tournament Championship, Walker and his staff, Robert Taylor and Jaret von Rosenberg, will begin camp season with the Morning and Day Camps on June 9 through June 12. The men's team and women's team will co-host the camps that are open to both boys and girls ages 6-9 for the Morning Camp and 10-18 for the Day Camp.

Turner was recognized as NFF Gridiron Club of Dallas Collegiate Scholar-Athlete.
Lion Athletics

Texas A&M University-Commerce's senior defensive end Brandon Turner was recognized by National Football Foundation Gridiron Club of Dallas Chapter as one of nine Collegiate Scholar-Athletes.

Turner carries a 3.33 GPA as a double major in industrial engineering and mathematics and is heavily involved in Student Athlete Advisor Committee.

He was a four-time Lone Star Conference Commissioners Honor Roll member, a five-time Deans List Recipient and a nine-time Athletic Director Honor Roll recipient.

Moghaddam earns second LSC Athlete of the Week Honor

Apr 9, 2015
The second time this outdoor season, senior Masoud Moghaddam has been named the LSC Field Athlete of the Week.
Lion Athletics

The Lone Star Conference office declared Wednesday that for the second time this outdoor season, senior Masoud Moghaddam has been named the LSC Field Athlete of the Week.

Lions take two from TexAnns saturday

Apr 7, 2015
A&M-Commerce improves to 20-18 overall and 9-9 In the LSC.
Lion Athletics

Magen Lynch went 6-for-10 with a double and five RBI and Cyanne Fernandez turned in complete game in the circle as Texas A&M University-Commerce rebounded with a Lone Star Conference doubleheader sweep, 15-13 and 11-6, of Tarleton State Saturday at the Tarleton State Softball Complex.

The Lions, who defeated East Texas Baptist 98-20 in their 2014 home opener, will face Adams State on Sept. 3 in Commerce to begin the 2015 season.
lionathletics.com

Among the newest class of recruits for Texas A&M University-Commerce football are an intriguing quarterback prospect, a rangy linebacker and a few that could provide a big presence in the trenches. Gabe Brooks, a football recruiting analyst for Scout.com, says that John Tyler High School quarterback Geovari McCollister, Carthage High School linebacker James Marshall are among the Lions' top prospects from the current class. Also, two linemen from Sulphur Springs High School - Jess Jenkins and Landon Watkins - could be difference-makers for A&M-Commerce.

The Lions defeated Texas A&M University-Kingsville 55-20 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Sept. 20, 2014.
Laurie White King / Greenville Herald-Banner

Texas A&M University-Commerce, the 2014 Lone Star Conference Champions in football, will not participate in the 2015 Lone Star Football Festival at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

The day-long event, now in its fifth year, will kick off on Sept. 19. The 2015 schedule includes two Lone Star Conference tilts and one non-conference game.  Midwestern State faces Eastern New Mexico, and Tarleton State goes against West Texas A&M in LSC action, while Angelo State plays Bacone in a non-conference contest.

Women’s golf team finish fifth in Lions Classic

Mar 26, 2015
Women’s golf finished fifth out of eight teams in 2015 Lions Classic.
Lion Athletics

Though Texas A&M University-Commerce's women's golf team performed well today, they couldn't quite keep pace with their effort on Monday, dropping from third to finish fifth out of eight teams in the 2015 Lions Classic.

Ali Leasor paced the Lions with a two-day score of 158, finishing 13th overall. Celeste Emeott and Emily Taylor were just one stroke behind, carding 159s to finish tied for 14th overall. Zoey Daneshfar scored a 168 to finish tied for 26th, and Katy Goen finished 29th with a score of 169. Leasor had four birdies, and Emeott and Taylor each had two.

Lion men No. 3 in country in latest USTFCCCA poll

Mar 26, 2015
The Lions third overall ranking is the highest they've received in the USTFCCCA poll.
Lion Athletics

In a historic turn of events, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released their latest batch of weekly rankings, naming the Texas A&M University-Commerce outdoor men's team the No. 3 ranked team in the country.

The Lions are off to a red-hot start to the outdoor season following their dominant performance at the A&M-Commerce vs. Tarleton State Dual Meet last Saturday, already having accrued seven provisional qualifiers on the year.

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