After finishing 13-1 and Regional Champions in this year’s football season, the Cooper Bulldogs laid claim to many accolades in the All-District selections for District 8-2A, Division II.
Darmarcus Robison, a senior at Cooper ISD, was unanimously selected as District 8-2A, Division II’s Most Valuable Player for this year’s gridiron season. Robinson finished his senior season with 2,211 rushing yards (averaging 13.3 yards per carry), 31 (29 rushing) touchdowns and five two-point conversions.
The A&M-Commerce Lions put six players in double figures, led by Kameron Price’s season-high 22 points in routing Northwood, 105-75, on Wednesday night at The Field House.
The win avenges the Lions’ (9-1) only loss of the season, one that came at the hands of the Knights (2-4) on Dec. 3 in Cedar Hill. Wednesday’s game was originally scheduled to be played Monday, but was pushed back to inclement weather in North Texas area.
Amy Davault and Jordan Neal continue to add to their list of accolades and honors after the 2013 season. Davault and Neal earned AVCA All-America Honorable Mentions as announced by the association today.
Despite a two-day delay, Texas A&M University-Commerce will get its shot at payback for its only loss of the season when it takes on Northwood Wednesday at The Field House tonight (Dec. 11) at 7 PM. The Knights snapped the Lions' season-opening, eight-game win streak on Dec. 3 with a narrow 75-73 win in Cedar Hill. Wednesday's rematch was originally scheduled for Monday in Commerce, but was postponed due to the recent winter weather in North Texas.
Ben Rikard, most recently the Assistant Director of Media Relations at Stephen F. Austin State University, has been named Texas A&M University-Commerce's Director of Media Relations, according to an announcement by the athletic department Tuesday.
Rikard will serve as the primary contact for football, men's basketball, softball and golf, while overseeing the Lion athletics media relations staff.
Marcus Fore is a senior safety for the Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions. He sat down with the guys today to discuss playing in December for the first time and his best memories as a Lion. Also discussed: Mack Brown, Nick Saban, the Heisman Trophy race, college basketball and the Dallas Cowboys.
The Leonard High School football team will continue its run through the playoffs with a Class 2A Division 2 state semifinal game against Cisco High School at 4 p.m. on Sat. Dec. 14 at Chisholm Trail Stadium in Fort Worth.
The stadium is located in northwest Fort Worth, at 2576 Northwest College Dr., just off Loop 820.
Leonard has an 11-3 record entering the game, while Cisco is 14-0.
Leonard seniors Ty McKinney, Solomon Titus, and Justin Bennett (pictured left to right) helped the Tigers post a 28-20 upset of previously undefeated Cooper Monday afternoon in a 2A quarter-final game played at the Royce City ISD football stadium.
The Leonard High School football team is headed to a Class 2A semi-final game with Cisco this weekend after shocking undefeated Cooper 28-20 in a rare Monday afternoon play-off game at the beautiful Royce City ISD stadium. The game was played in frigid temperatures with a stiff north-to-south wind, after being postponed by a winter storm that kept groundskeepers busy removing ice from the stadium seats and aisles prior to the game.