It’s more than just a color

During football games students wave flags and paint their bodies with school colors. The Alma Mater proudly touts the maroon and gold. In the fall of 2015, to ensure consistency as part of the university’s graphic, the maroon has shifted to more of a red color, returning to the official color … [Read more...]

Sports continue to make history

As the school-year comes to an end, 6 a.m. practices, study-hall, long bus-rides, conference championships, endless tears, two-a-days, and glorious moments also do. However, every bit of hard work each student-athlete contributes makes a difference. Earning four Lone Star Conference championships, … [Read more...]

Athletes and coaches strive to succeed in post-season play

In collegiate sports one of the most common, realistic goal for any coach or player is to get to post-season play. If a team has a bad regular season but do better than expected in the post-season then the season will generally be looked back upon as a successful season. A team that has an excellent … [Read more...]

Athletic careers ending too soon

Multiple college careers with possible promising futures have come to an end too often. Injuries, financial reasons and workload are some causes of this. Why does this happen though? What situations lead to these athletes believing it is best to end their career so soon?The athletic teams tend to be … [Read more...]

100 people indulge in bubble soccer madness

Bubble soccer brought lots of chatter to campus this semester.About 100 people participated in the bubble soccer event Oct. 25, which took place on the free play fields, by the University Programming Board from 12-6 p.m. Each year, UPB puts on activities for students to come out and have fun while … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer runner-up in Heartland Conference championship

MENThe men closed out the final regular season ranked 11 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II poll.The men qualified for their 12th NCAA Tournament appearance, earning the No. 2 seed in the South Central Region after a 16-3-1 season record.The men claimed their first … [Read more...]

Davis exemplifies core values on and off of the field

It's a typical crisp, Saturday morning on the soccer fields. The 10-year-old team arrives in uniforms that are slightly big and begin passing the ball. With large bows and cheesy grins, they're ready for the game.Soccer has always been an outlet for Madison Davis, criminal justice freshman, and … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer stomps ENMU

The last two games have been a disappointment for women's soccer. Undeterred they dominated the game against Eastern New Mexico, winning 2-1 in Sunday’s game.The women kept the ball in ENMU territory throughout the first half making multiple shots on Marissa Torres, ENMU goalkeeper, and ended the … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer handed first conference loss by Texas A&M-Commerce

The women’s soccer team fell short to Texas A&M-Commerce on Oct. 2, resulting in the team’s first conference game loss as well as ending a six-game win streak. The Lady Lions scored early in the first half to make the score 0-1, and no further goals were scored for the rest of the game.“We were … [Read more...]

Special Olympic athletes ‘inspire’ students with passion

In Rio De Janeiro this past summer, the 4' gymnast Simone Biles, the swimmer with five gold medals and one silver medal, got all the attention.Tomorrow, the action will not be as fast, nor will the competition be as stiff. But it's highly likely the passion the athletes exhibit will meet — or … [Read more...]