Texas A&M University-Commerce puts its four-game winning streak on the line when the Lions welcome Angelo State Rams to Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 2. The showdown with the Rams marks A&M-Commerce's 2013 Homecoming game. Kickoff set for 2 p.m.
Texas A&M University-Commerce rallied back from an early 2-0 deficit to force a fifth and deciding set, but a late run by Midwestern State University thwarted the Lion comeback attack as A&M-Commerce fell 17-25, 22-25, 25-18, 25-19, 9-15 at the Field House.
FIRST KICK A&M-Commerce has won two in a row after not allowing a goal in either game last week. The shutouts came against Ouachita Baptist, 1-0, and Texas Woman's, 2-0. The Lion defense is on a 203-minute shutout streak, with the win over OBU coming in double over time.
The Lone Star Conference has released the preseason basketball polls for the 2013-14 season. A&M-Commerce's women's team has been picked to finish fifth overall, receiving one first place vote in the process, while the Lion men are slated to finish eighth.
After a perfect 2-0 week a pair of Lion volleyball players earned Lone Star Conference weekly honors. Senior setter Jordan Neal earned Co-Setter of the Week and junior outside hitter Amy Davaultearned Co-Defensive Player of the Week honors.
Texas A&M University-Commerce was pushed to a fifth set for the second time in three matches by Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and the Lions were up to the task again winning three sets to two.
The Lions came out slow and dropped set one before winning sets two and three. The Savage Storm won the fourth set 25-17. In the fifth and final set the Lions came out and took a 5-1 early lead and never looked back, winning the set 15-10.
A local quarterback has bee named the 2013 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week Award for Week 8 for Class 3A Football.
Chandler Eiland, junior quarterback for the Canton Eagles, earned the honor after an impressive performance in Canton’s 49-35 victory over the Mineola Yellowjackets. Eiland completed 17 of his 23 pass attempts for 440 yards and four touchdowns. He also stung the Yellow Jackets on the ground, rushing 13 times for 75 yards and another three scores.
Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletics Director Ryan Ivey sat down with the guys today to discuss the Lions' climbing of the mountain, and what it takes to stay there. Also discussed: the World Series and baseball's future in a fast-paced world.