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A&M-Commerce
10:34 am
Sat November 1, 2014

Lions ready for McMurry, shot at LSC title

Lions head coach Colby Carthel
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Showcasing the number one scoring offense in the NCAA DII and looking to claim the Lone Star Conference Championship outright with a win, the Lions roar back into Memorial Stadium for a showdown against McMurry Saturday with kickoff for the Homecoming competition scheduled for 4 p.m.

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High School Football
11:22 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program: Week 9

Credit Texas High School Helmet Project

It was a chilly night in Northeast Texas, but the Commerce Tigers kept warm with an offensive firestorm at Memorial Stadium. The Cooper Bulldogs threw a shutout and Sulphur Springs suffered a setback. Join us next week on the Big Friday Night Scoreboard with Grant and Terry - starting at 6 p.m.! The Commerce Tigers conclude the regular season with a game at Caddo Mills kicking off at 7:30 - John Mark Dempsey and Kevin Jefferies will have the play-by-play as always.

Commerce 51, Life Oak Cliff 0

Texas 28, Greenville 13

Longview 49, Sulphur Springs 6

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Lone Star Conference
2:31 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Kicker accuses WT football staff of facilitating academic fraud

Jose Arzate, Jr.
Credit YouTube

West Texas A&M University officials confirmed on Oct. 27 that school administrators are investigating the university’s football program after a former player alleged that his parents took an online Spanish test for one of the team’s top players.

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A&M-Commerce
9:14 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Lions seek 15th outright LSC crown

That's head coach Colby Carthel getting an early postgame shower after the Lions' defeat of West Texas A&M.
lionathletics.com

With the school celebrating its 125th anniversary and the events of Homecoming this week linking the past of East Texas Normal College, East Texas State Normal College, East Texas State Teachers College, East Texas State College and East Texas State University to the present of Texas A&M University-Commerce united under one umbrella – we are Lions, it is only fitting that the Lions’ football team will play for an outright championship Saturday after already clinching a share of the program’s 21st title earlier this season.

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A&M-Commerce
8:00 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Lions fall in OT at Midwestern St.

Midwestern St. defeated A&M-Commerce 40-37 in overtime on Oct. 25.
lionathletics.com

Chauncey Harris capped off Midwestern State’s furious second half rally with a four-yard score in overtime to lift the Mustangs over No.22 A&M-Commerce, 40-37, as the Lions suffered their first Lone Star Conference loss and first loss against NCAA Division II competition of the season.

 

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A&M-Commerce
5:43 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Lions travel for yet another clash of contenders

Head coach Colby Carthel and the Lions have a 5-0 record in Lone Star Conference play.
lionathletics.com

The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team, ranked no. 22 nationally among NCAA Division II teams, rolls into Wichita Falls looking to knock off Midwestern State. The Lions hope to defeat the Mustangs on the road for the first time since 1998 and clinch the outright Lone Star Conference championship at 7 p.m. in a game that will be broadcast on KETR.

1st and 10

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A&M-Commerce
6:04 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Pitts honored; Lions climb to no. 22

Cole Pitts
lionathletics.com

A&M-Commerce linebacker Cole Pitts has been named the Lone Star Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week becoming the fifth Lion, and third defensive player, this season to be recognized. 

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A&M-Commerce
2:31 pm
Sun October 19, 2014

Lions rout WT, 48-21

Richard Cooper rushed 16 times for 81 yards against WT.
lionathletics.com

The No. 23 ranked Lions (6-1) delivered a 48-21 win over West Texas A&M (4-3), and guaranteeing themselves at least a share of the Lone Star Conference title for the first time since 1990.

 

The Lions are now 5-0 in conference, and have the opportunity to go undefeated in conference for the first time in 24 years when the 1990 squad accomplished the feat going 7-0.

 

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A&M-Commerce
5:41 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Lions, Buffaloes to meet in pivotal game

lionathletics.com

With the Lone Star Conference Championship on the line, No. 23 A&M-Commerce welcomes West Texas A&M to Memorial Stadium for a 7 p.m. showdown Saturday night on Military Appreciation Night sponsored by the Texas Army National Guard.

1st and 10

- The No. 23 Lions are ranked in the AFCA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll for the first time since 2001 when the team held the 24th spot for two weeks in October ... The team is 14th in the Massey ratings.

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Texas Sports
10:57 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Banister, Pirates bench coach, to be new Rangers manager

Jeff Banister
spokeo.com

The Texas Rangers will hire Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager, according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Citing unnamed sources, Rosenthal tweeted the hiring report this morning.

The club is expected to make an announcement today.

Banister beat out interim Rangers manager Tim Bogar for the job along with Cleveland bullpen coach Kevin Cash.

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A&M-Commerce
8:38 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Martinez honored; Lions rank 23rd in nation

lionathletics.com

A&M-Commerce place kicker Saul Martinez becomes the fourth Lion to be recognized the by the Lone Star Conference as the senior claimed LSC Special Teams Player of the Week.

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Lone Star Conference
8:32 am
Tue October 14, 2014

A&M-Kingsville fires football coach

The Javelinas remain winless in Lone Star Conference play this season.
lionathletics.com

David Calloway has been relieved of his duties as Head Football Coach at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (1-5, 0-4 LSC), TAMUK Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation Scott Gines announced Monday evening.

Gines appointed Texas A&M-Kingsville offensive line coach and former Javelina All-American Jaime Martinez as interim head coach through the completion of the 2014 regular season.

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A&M-Commerce
3:02 pm
Sun October 12, 2014

Lions win 41-40 thriller in San Angelo

lionathletics.com

Playing in Angelo State’s first Homecoming in its new facility, facing a 13-point halftime deficit and struggling through a mountain of miscues in the first half, A&M-Commerce stepped up in the face of adversity and ran right through it pulling out a thrilling 41-40 win over the Rams Saturday night in LeGrand Stadium.

 

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A&M-Commerce
1:00 pm
Sat October 11, 2014

Lions-Rams game features conference contenders

Sophomore Richard Cooper, shown here during the Lions' 98-20 victory over East Texas Baptist, is expected to start at running back against Angelo State.
lionathletics.com

The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team has a tough assignment tonight in San Angelo. The Lions (4-1, 3-0 in the Lone Star Conference) kick off against Angelo State (3-1, 2-1 in the LSC) at 7 p.m. in a game that will be heard on KETR.

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A&M-Commerce
9:54 am
Sat October 11, 2014

Bergeron suspended for unspecified violation of policy

Joe Bergeron (24) rushes during the Lions' Sept. 13 game at Stephen F. Austin State in Nacagdoches.
lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce running back Joe Bergeron has been suspended for an unspecified violation of team policy, according to a report by the Greenville Herald-Banner. A statement from the university's athletics department said the suspension resulted from an off-campus incident.

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