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Evan Lucke

The Lions kicked off their season with the inaugural 1525 Tournament, 1-1. It began with a 70-67 victory over Metro State, then fell to No. 5 Colorado State-Pueblo after leading by 20 points in the first quarter, 55-52.

Lubbock Christian started off the season winning both contests in the 1525 Tournament. The Chaps snuck out a win against CSU-Pueblo despite being scoreless in the last 6 minutes of the fourth quarter, 57-52. In the second game it won in convincing fashion to Metro State, 71-53.

Jasmine Baker

Texas A&M-Commerce closed the inaugural 1525 Tournament with a tight loss to No. 5 Colorado St.-Pueblo Thunderwolves, 55-52. Despite the Lions coming out aggressively to start the game with a 14-0 run, it wasn’t able to finish the second half strong. Ultimately it was a tale of two halves.

BJ Laudermilk

This week on Lions Roar, Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletics Director Tim McMurray chats with head football coach Colby Carthel about their fourth straight win, and this weekend's regular season finale with Tarleton State. McMurray also visits with women's basketball senior forward Artaejah Gay, and head golf coach Ron Macosko.

Lions Roar is presented by KETR in partnership with LionAthletics.

Lions Tip Off Season with Win Over Metro State 70-67

Nov 11, 2017
Drew Ivery

Despite their struggles early on offensively, Texas A&M-Commerce claimed their first victory to start their season against Metro State Friday, 70-67.

 

Forwards Artaejah Gay and Jenna Price picked up two fouls early in the first quarter.

The Lions came out flat offensively going 0-for-5 from the field until forward Brianna Wise put them on the board with an easy layup. Point guard Princess Davis quickly made her overdue presence felt by going off on a 7-0 run for the Lions.

 

The 1525 Way: Lions Legacy Tips Off New Basketball Season

Nov 9, 2017
Lion Athletics

In 2014, Texas A&M-Commerce women’s basketball Head Coach Jason Burton accepted his first head coaching position. The former assistant under former Head Coach Sam Walker, just returned to Commerce from a short assistant stint at Texas State, when tragedy struck his program. Two of his players, Devin Oliver (#15) and Aubree Butts (#25), died tragically in a car accident on June 3, 2014 in Paris, Texas.

 

2017 Senior Day: Lions Shutout UT Permian Basin 52-0

Nov 4, 2017
Drew Ivery

Memorial Stadium was busy Saturday as Texas A&M-Commerce (8-1, 6-1) took on UT-Permian Basin (2-8, 1-6). The Lions hosted Senior Day and the field dedication for Coach Ernest Hawkins. It sent their 21 seniors off with one last win at the newly minted, Ernest Hawkins Field at Memorial Stadium, 52-0.

BJ Laudermilk

This week on Lions Roar, Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletics Director Tim McMurray chats with Lions head coaches and gives a look ahead towards basketball season next week. McMurray talks with head football coach Colby Carthel, mew men's basketball head coach Jaret von Rosenberg, and women's basketball head coach Jason Burton. McMurray also talks about Lions sporting events going on this weekend.

Lions Roar is presented by KETR in partnership with LionAthletics.

BJ Laudermilk

This week on Lions Roar, Texas A&M University-Commerce Assistant Athletics Director for Communications Josh Manck guest hosts and chats with Lions head football coach Colby Carthel about last week's win over Angelo State and this week's matchup against rival West Texas A&M. Manck also visits with Lions golf senior Wilfredo Sanchez, and with Lions Soccer head coach Neil Piper.

Lions Roar is presented by KETR in partnership with LionAthletics.

BJ Laudermilk

This week on Lions Roar, Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletics Director Tim McMurray chats with Lions head football coach Colby Carthel about last week's Homecoming win and this week's matchup against his alma mater. McMurray also visits with Lions cross country freshman Brandi Stalder, and with Lions cross country and track & field head coach George Pincock.

Lions Roar is presented by KETR in partnership with LionAthletics.

Lions Handle Angelo State in 34-20 Victory

Oct 21, 2017
Drew Ivery

Texas A&M-Commerce overcame first half offensive woes to get their second home win in a row against Angelo State Saturday, 34-20.

ASU’s defense gave the Lions all it could handle, limiting it to just 3 of 9 in third down conversions. Although its first series of the game saw a bad snap in the red zone, junior wide receiver Darrion Landry put the Lions on the board with a 49-yd touchdown, 7-3.

Evan Lucke

#10 Texas A&M-Commerce: 5-1, 3-1

Angelo State: 3-3, 1-3

Memorial Stadium, Commerce, Texas 1 p.m. Kickoff

Tim McMurray discusses Lions Football with head coach Colby Carthel.
BJ Laudermilk

This week on Lions Roar, Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletics Director Tim McMurray chats with Lions head coaches in a special midseason report. McMurray talks with head football coach Colby Carthel, soccer head coach Neil Piper, and volleyball head coach Craig Case. McMurray also visits with the Senior Director for Alumni Engagement and former men's basketball coach Sam Walker in the episode.

Lions Roar is presented by KETR in partnership with LionAthletics.

Kyle Hall

Midwestern State gave the Lions all they could handle Saturday night in Wichita Falls. Despite their best efforts for a fourth quarter rally, the Mustangs handed the Lions their first loss of the season, 47-42.

Both teams started off slow in the first half, going 4 for 17 in third down completions; Lions were 1 for 7.

MSU eventually picked up momentum and got on the board first missing the point after, 6-0. They followed it up with a 4th down gamble that paid off with 11 minutes left in the first half, putting them up 13-0.

Lion Athletics

Gameday Preview

#2 Texas A&M University-Commerce vs #10 Midwestern State

7PM-Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls

TAMUC 4-0 (2-0) & MSU 3-0 (2-0)

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(Editor's Note: This is part of a series of articles going up this week by the hosts of The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program covering high school football teams in the KETR listening area. We continue the series with District 7-3A D1.)

                                                                     A look at the season

District 7-3A D1: Commerce, Farmersville, Mineola, Mount Vernon, Quitman, Winnsboro

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