As the TWU Pioneers enter the Lone Star Conference tournament today, they do so knowing that regardless of the outcome they still have more softball to play at the NCAA South Central Regional next week.
North Texas threatened in the bottom of the seventh in both games of Wednesday’s doubleheader against Texas Tech, but the Mean Green fell short in both games. The Red Raiders hit six home runs, scoring 11 runs by way of the long ball, on the way to 8-5 and 4-2 victories.
TEXARKANA, Ark. — With the Conference USA tournament semifinal match tied at 2, North Texas freshman Ian Snyman battled back to advance to extra holes but lost on the second playoff hole, and Louisiana Tech beat the UNT men’s team 3-2 in dramatic fashion Wednesday morning at Texarkana Country Club.
TEXARKANA, Ark. — North Texas freshman Thomas Rosenmueller made the Conference USA all-tournament team with a third-place finish Tuesday and the Mean Green men’s team finished third at Texarkana Country Club to advance to match play for the second straight year.
Keith Medford has heard plenty of recruiting pitches from college coaches. As the only softball coach Guyer High School has ever had, Medford has had more than his fair share of players go on to play collegiately.
Anthony Wyche was set to return to Los Angeles Valley College for his sophomore season only a few weeks ago. The standout running back’s plans changed in a flash once the coaches at North Texas found out his prowess in the classroom matched his play on the field.
Andy Brewster didn’t have a lot in common with Jonas Buckles when the pair of Texas high school football standouts arrived at North Texas in 2000.
As the TWU Pioneers get set for their last series of the season against Lone Star Conference rival and top-ranked West Texas A&M, starting with today’s doubleheader at Pioneer Field, they remember how emotionally and physically taxing last season’s final series was.
Myriad concerns raced through the mind of Minying Liang as she stepped off a plane a few months ago, ready to begin a new chapter in her tennis career. Would she be able to find North Texas coach Sujay Lama at the airport? Would she fit in with her new teammates?
A lot has changed for the North Texas football program during Seth Littrell’s first spring as head coach.
TWU’s softball team rolls into the regular season’s final weekend with the challenge of hosting the team that’s already clinched first place in the Lone Star Conference while attempting to lock down second place.
North Texas guard Carrington Ward will graduate and leave the program as a fifth-year senior transfer. UNT coach Tony Benford confirmed Ward’s plans Monday afternoon. “We sat down and talked,” Benford said. “He decided it would be in his best interest to go somewhere in the Philadelphia area. Carrington is a good kid. We wish him the best in all his future endeavors.”
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — The North Texas softball team dropped the series finale to Southern Miss in heartbreaking fashion as Southern Miss scored the eventual game-winning run of a 3-2 win on a delayed steal with two outs in the bottom of the sixth.
North Texas spent a lot of time a week ago on the turf at Apogee Stadium without seeing its offense find its way into the end zone.
Kaydon Kirby is taking a leave of absence from the North Texas football program following the death of his father.
Mark Beaty has remained in close contact with his former North Texas teammates over the years through email and the occasional phone call. Only when there is something truly special going on does he get a chance to meet up in person with guys like Jordan Case and David Hagerman.
LAWRENCE, Kan. — The North Texas offense exploded for 10 runs and 12 hits in a 10-2 run-rule win against Georgia Tech in five innings.
Graham Harrell didn’t walk into an ideal quarterback situation when it came to his first spring at North Texas as the Mean Green’s offensive coordinator. The former Texas Tech standout didn’t have a returning starter — or anyone who had seen significant time under center.
T.J. Tauaalo treated the the 2015 season as something of an apprenticeship in the art of playing defensive tackle on the college level at North Texas. The same could be said for Roderick Young.
North Texas and Texas-Arlington remained scoreless through seven, as North Texas junior Jessica Elder and UT Arlington freshman Samantha Clakley matched zero for zero. Then in the bottom of the eighth, freshman third baseman Harley Perella delivered the fourth walkoff win of the season for the Mean Green (18-16) with a two-out, RBI single to center for the 1-0 win on Wednesday night at Lovelace Stadium.
By the time TWU’s gymnasts step onto the floor Friday for the opening day of the 2016 USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships, it will have been nearly three weeks since the Pioneers last competed in a meet.