Texas A&M University-Commerce News

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The President's Perspective
11:59 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Moving diversity to the forefront at A&M-Commerce

Dr. Dan Jones at Binnion Hall.
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When president Dan Jones first introduced his seven Guiding Principles to the university, he knew they'd be the impetus for continued growth and realignment in order to meet the needs of future generations of students. To that end, further discussion is required in order for the administration to stay current - and part of that discussion happens on today's episode of The President's Perspective.

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A&M-Commerce
5:58 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Macauley pulls in LSC basketball honors

Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

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.

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A&M-Commerce
5:36 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Neal earns regional honors

Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

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.

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A&M-Commerce
5:16 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Lions head to Abilene to face former rival

A&M-Commerce will try to get their first win over 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 thi
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

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

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A&M-Commerce
5:01 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Lions head to Metroplex facing Northwood

Senior forward Kameron Price
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

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.

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A&M-Commerce
12:16 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Lions remain undefeated after Arkansas series

Junior Christian Macauley notched his second Lion double-double, finishing with 11 points and 10 rebounds
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

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.

A&M-Commerce 96, Southern Arkansas 78
W.T. Watson Center – Magnolia, Ark. – Friday, Nov. 29 – 7 p.m.
Records: A&M-Commerce (7-0); Southern Arkansas (2-4)

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A&M-Commerce
6:00 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Arkansas road swing on tap for undefeated Lions

Senior forward Kenny Brown
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

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.

Scouting the Muleriders

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KETR's Locker Room
10:03 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Ivey on 'bowl-ing' in Texarkana

Ryan Ivey
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

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.

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A&M-Commerce
6:01 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Back, Henderson named Daktronics South Central All-Region

Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce landed a pair on the Daktronics South Central All-Region team as defender Vicky Back and 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.

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A&M-Commerce
1:00 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Lion volleyball adds three during early signing period

Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce head volleyball coach Craig Case announced Monday morning three additions to the Lion volleyball program. Kaitlyn IngleLacie Jessup and Shantel Norton have signed letters of intent during the early signing period and will join the volleyball program next summer.

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A&M-Commerce
11:37 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Lions drop thriller to WT in LSC semis

Amy Davault had 17 kills and 17 digs in a five set loss to West Texas A&M
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

In the second semifinal of the Lone Star Conference Tournament, West Texas A&M and Texas A&M University-Commerce played a thrilling five set affair for a spot in the championship match on Saturday afternoon. The Lions were unable to end their nine match-losing streak to the Lady Buffs.

A&M-Commerce was just the second team all season to push the Lady Buffs to a fifth set. The Lions won the first set 25-21, dropped the second set by the same score, won the third 27-25, dropped the fourth 25-19 and came up just two points short in set five, 15-13.

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A&M-Commerce
2:29 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Lion women fall to Sam Houston St.

A&M-Commerce dropped an 85-64 decision at Division I opponent Sam Houston State
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

Texas A&M University-Commerce held its own for the first 30 minutes against Division I opponent Sam Houston State, but the Bearkats wore down the Lions over the final 10 minutes to notch an 85-64 victory at Johnson Coliseum.

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A&M-Commerce
11:23 am
Thu November 21, 2013

15 Lions garner football honors

Charles Tuaau & Vernon Johnson
Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

The Lone Star Conference released its 2013 postseason football honors with 15 Lions recognized for their performances on the field. Texas A&M University-Commerce was headlined by junior Charles Tuaau being named both the J.V.

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A&M-Commerce
10:35 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Lions to face TexAnns in LSC Tournament

Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

The Lions and TexAnns will face each other for the third time this season in the First Round of the Lone Star Conference Tournament in the four versus five match-up. The winner gets a shot at the number one seed and host, West Texas A&M.

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A&M-Commerce
10:55 am
Wed November 20, 2013

Lions to play in Texarkana Bowl on Dec. 7

A&M-Commerce will face Harding on Dec. 7 at Razorback Stadium in Texarkana, Ark.
lionathletics.com

The Texas A&M University-Commerce football team, coming off its first winning season (7-4) in 12 years under new head coach Colby Carthel, has qualified for a postseason bowl game.

The Lions will face Harding University of Searcy, Ark., in the inaugural Live United Texarkana Bowl. The game will be played at noon on Sat., Dec. 7 at Razorback Stadium in Texarkana, Ark. Profits made above the expenses will benefit the United Way of Texarkana.

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