Texas A&M University-Commerce junior center Christian Macauley has been named the Lone Star Conference's Defensive Player of the Week, announced Tuesday by league officials. It marks the first weekly honor for Macauley and the first for the Lion men's basketball team during the 2013-14 season.
Senior setter Jordan Neal added to her list of accolades Tuesday by being named to the Daktronics South-Central Second Team for the 2013 season. This comes on the heels of Neal being named the LSC Setter of the Year and earning First Team All-LSC Honors. Neal is one of five other LSC players to be named to the first or second team.
The women's basketball team of Texas A&M University-Commerce will try to get their first win in 2013'-14 in a matchup against the team that they last beat in Abilene Christian. The win was in last season's Lone Star Conference Tournament Quaterfinal in Allen with the Lions winning, 80-79. The Lions have a two week break after this game for the end of the fall semester and pick back up on Dec. 17 versus Henderson State at The Field House. Lions on the Web
Texas A&M University-Commerce continues its four-game road swing, traveling into the Metroplex for a meeting with Northwood on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Christian Academy in Cedar Hill. The Lions will try to improve to 9-0 on the year, which would move the 2013-14 squad into sole possession of the second-longest winning streak to start a season.
The A&M-Commerce women's and men's basketball season continues tonight, when the Lions women tip off at Abilene Christian. Join Charlie Chitwood on the call at 5:30 p.m.
Both teams continue their non-conference schedule through the end of December and then begin this season's Lone Star Conference schedule with a Jan. 2 twinbill at The Field House in Commerce against Midwestern State.
Here are the remaining regular-season games that will be heard on KETR:
The men's basketball team of Texas A&M University-Commerce took a three-day weekend trip through Arkansas Friday through Sunday, matching up with two Great American Conference opponents. The Lions finished the weekend series well, winning both games and improving to 8-0 on the season. What follows are the summaries from each game.
Texas A&M University-Commerce puts its undefeated record on the line when it heads east for a two-game post-Thanksgiving road trip to Arkansas. The Lions open up the weekend facing Southern Arkansas at 7 p.m. Friday in Magnolia before heading north to Arkadelphia for a showdown with the Reddies at 7 p.m. Saturday evening.
Ryan Ivey sat down with Cooper Welch today to talk about the Live United Texarkana Bowl, almost unprecedented postseason success for the Lions and what taking the next step looks like, on and off the field.
Texas A&M University-Commerce landed a pair on the Daktronics South Central All-Region team as defender Vicky Backand forward Savannah Henderson were both named second team honorees, announced today. It is the first all-region honor for both players as the duo played a key role in helping the Lions to a memorable 2013 season.
The Cooper Bulldogs look to continue their undefeated season and the Leonard Tigers have a rivalry rematch as two teams from the KETR listening area continue in high school football playoff action this weekend.
Cooper (12-0) will travel to Royse City for a game against Scurry-Rosser (12-0) Friday.
Leonard (9-3) will face S & S Consolidated (12-0) in Allen Saturday.
Cooper and Leonard would face each other in the quarterfinals on Dec. 6 if they each advance past their respective regional matchups.