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Lions-Rams Rivalry Has Recent History Of High Drama

Oct 21, 2016
Things can get wild when "Old E.T." lines up against Angelo State.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

We focus on the conference rivalry between the No. 9 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions and the Angelo State Rams this week. This will be the 48th time both teams meet on the field. The last six meetings between the schools have been exceptionally close, with none decided by more than five points.

After a heartbreaking loss last week, the no. 9 Texas A&M University-Commerce football team picked up a critical rebound win on the road 38-24 over Western New Mexico University.

The Lions (6-1, 4-1 Lone Star Conference) had struggles with the Mustangs (2-5, 2-4 LSC) throughout the entire game, but were able to seal the win with an 8-yard touchdown pass from Luis Perez to Richard Cooper with 2:48 left.

Another New Opponent For Lions: Western New Mexico

Oct 14, 2016
Western New Mexico University is located in Silver City, N.M.
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The Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions football team is traveling to Western New Mexico for a 1 p.m. Saturday game against the Mustangs.

Lions' Osei: Leader On O-Line And In Communications

Oct 14, 2016
Jason Osei prepares for his evening on-air shift at KETR.
Jasmine Baker

On any given day you can find Texas A&M University-Commerce senior offensive lineman Jason Osei with his trademark smile and 6’5”, 300-lb frame limping around campus. A native of London, England, Osei keeps his social media followers nothing short of entertained, whether he’s teaching his Texas friends and classmates about his hometown lingo like “dench” or joking around with teammates around Commerce.

Midwestern State University rallied late to defeat Texas A&M University-Commerce 26-25 at Memorial Stadium in Commerce in a matchup of two teams ranked in the top 10 in NCAA Division II. The Lions (4-1, 3-1 Lone Star Conference) entered the game ranked no. 4 nationally, while Mustangs (5-0, 4-0) began play ranked no. 7.

Lions head football coach Colby Carthel.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce head football coach Colby Carthel spoke with KETR in advance of this week's big game against Midwestern State University.

Lions-Mustangs Rivalry Rising 'To The Top'

Oct 7, 2016
The Lions and Mustangs have dominated the Lone Star Conference in recent years.

When Texas A&M University-Commerce and Midwestern State University kick off against each other this Saturday, they'll be renewing a rivalry that's become one of the most heated in NCAA Division II football.

Lions Get Road Victory Over LSC Newcomer OPSU 35-13

Oct 1, 2016

In the first ever matchup between the two schools, the no. 6 Texas A&M University-Commerce football team was able to stay unbeaten on the year with a 35-13 win over Oklahoma Panhandle State University.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University is a new member of the Lone Star Conference.
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The No. 6 Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions hit the road again this week, traveling to Goodwell, Okla., for the Lions' first-ever meeting with Oklahoma Panhandle State University.

Richard Cooper carries for the Lions during A&M-Commerce's 38-36 victory over A&M-Kingsville in Commerce on Sept. 24.
Kristen Taylor

The long-standing rivalry between the Lions and Javelinas - a tradition going back to the old East Texas State vs. Texas A&I years - returned in bizarre and dramatic fashion at Memorial Stadium in Commerce on Saturday night. The Lion's Hatari Byrd blocked a field goal attempt on the game's final play to secure a 38-36 victory for Texas A&M University-Commerce (3-0, 2-0 in the Lone Star Conference) over Texas A&M University-Kingsville (2-2, 0-2 LSC).

Lions Roll Past Eastern N.M., 49-10

Sep 17, 2016

The No. 7 Texas A&M University–Commerce started off Lone Star Conference play in dominant fashion with a convincing 49-10 victory on the road at Eastern New Mexico.

Lions To Begin Conference Play At ENMU

Sep 16, 2016
A&M-Commerce running backs Richard Cooper and Theo Wofford (21) combined for 287 yards during the Lions' 42-31 defeat of Eastern New Mexico in Commerce on Sept. 26, 2015.

No. 7 Texas A&M University-Commerce (2-0) vs. Eastern New Mexico (1-1)

2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17; Greyhound Stadium, Portales, N.M.

Broadcast: 88.9 FM and with Charlie Chitwood and Brock Callaway


Lions Begin Roadtrip With Victory

Sep 10, 2016

After an exciting first half between the two squads, the #8 Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions were able to put away the Delta State Statesmen in the second half in route to a 40-28 victory, their first ever victory in a game played in the state of Mississippi.

Running back Richard Cooper and the Lions begin the 2016 season against U. of Faith.

There’s all kinds of good news today at Texas A&M University-Commerce. 

Bulldog coaching staff huddles with the team.
Cooper Review / Cindy Roller

The Cooper Bulldogs hosted Meet the Bulldogs with performances by the Mighty Maroon Marching Band and the JV and Varsity Cheerleader squads last Friday. The Bulldogs will face the Winnsboro Red Raiders in more scrimmage action tonight, Aug. 18 starting at 6 p.m. with junior varsity at Bulldog Stadium in Cooper.