A big finish at the Reveille Classic came at the perfect time for the North Texas men’s golf team.
CANYON — The TWU softball team split the doubleheader against the host No. 2 West Texas A&M on Saturday afternoon to secure the second seed in next week’s Lone Star Conference Championship Tournament. The Pioneers won the first game 13-10 before WTAMU walked-off with a 9-5 win in the second.
T.J. Taylor’s once-promising college basketball career has come to an end.
Colin Voss thought his opportunities in football had come to an end not too long ago after the NCAA denied his appeal for a final season of eligibility. That changed over the past few weeks when the former forward for the North Texas basketball team heard from a pair of NFL teams that think he might have what it takes.
North Texas reached the finish line when it comes to spring practice in light-hearted fashion Tuesday afternoon.
Heading into the final weekend of the regular season and a four-game series at the No. 2 team in the nation, TWU softball coach Genny Stidham wants the focus of her players to be on themselves and not West Texas A&M.
Jalie Mitchell has her first recruit as the head coach at North Texas. Nekia Jones, a 5-11 forward from Beaumont who left Texas’ program this spring, has elected to continue her career with the Mean Green. Jones announced her intentions to play for UNT on her Twitter account on Monday afternoon.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — The best round of the year for the North Texas women’s golf team has it in contention for the Conference USA title after the first round of play. The Mean Green fired a first round of 6-over par 294 and is tied for third place, only seven strokes off the lead after the first 18 holes.
TWU’s Tori Bice has gotten used to pitching back-to-back games of late, and on Saturday in a series-opening doubleheader against Eastern New Mexico, Bice summoned the confidence to boost her team to two more crucial victories as the Pioneers defeated the Zias 8-0 and 5-1 at Pioneer Field.
North Texas offensive coordinator Mike Canales and the rest of the Mean Green’s coaching staff have taken a long, hard look since the end of last season at some of the top offenses in the country and the ins and outs of what they do.
Playing four seasons of high school basketball wasn’t enough to earn Allante Holston the scholarship offers he was seeking.
Kseniya Bardabush was already well into her development as a tennis player when a suggestion from her mother opened up a whole new avenue in life.
Heading into the final two weeks of the regular season, the TWU softball team stands alone in second place in the Lone Star Conference after last weekend’s series win at Texas A&M-Kingsville, and that would be an enviable position entering the May 1-2 LSC tournament.
Spring practice is a time when a team’s personality often begins to emerge. New leaders step into the void left by departing seniors, and offseason adjustments take form.
A two-year stay in junior college wasn’t what Deckie Johnson was shooting for when he was a high school standout in Memphis.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — TWU senior gymnast Kayla Jones won the floor title while senior Courtney Cochefski and freshman Madison Nettles finished second on bars and vault respectively at the 2015 USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships Individual Event Finals on Sunday afternoon.
Just as it had on day one of the series, the UTSA long ball threatened the hopes of a North Texas victory. However, the Mean Green rallied for five unanswered runs over the course of its final two at bats to push past the Roadrunners, 5-2, and clinch a pivotal series with Conference USA tournament aspirations on the line.
Sometimes the storybook endings actually play out in real life. Franziska Sprinkmeyer rallied from a one-set deficit and clinched the winning point for the Mean Green on senior day and the North Texas tennis team defeated South Alabama, 4-2. Although the Jaguars won the doubles point, the hosts stormed back with four singles wins to take the cake on Sunday and improved to 8-13 on the season heading into the Conference USA Tournament.
I have spent 26 years being involved in and now following the women’s basketball program at North Texas. I am writing in hopes of accumulating support, not that she needs it, for newly named head coach, Jalie Mitchell, one of UNT’s finest and someone who can re-establish alumni support and lead the program in a positive and productive direction.
Gymnastics National Championships. Lindenwood won the title with a 195.550 while Bridgeport finished second with a 194.675 and Seattle Pacific placed third with a 194.225.
ARLINGTON — The North Texas tennis team’s day trip to the University of Texas at Arlington did not go as hoped, as the Lady Mavs defeated the Mean Green 4-0. The loss dropped the team to 7-13 on the season with one more match to play, a Senior Day contest 10 a.m. today vs. South Alabama.
PHILADELPHIA — TWU freshman Alyssa Kelly posted two career highs Friday to help the Pioneers to a second-place finish in the first team semifinal at the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships.
Long before Jalie Mitchell became arguably the best player in the history of North Texas women’s basketball, she sat down with her friend Rosalyn Reades to talk about where they would continue their careers in college.
Once the ball was snapped, everything went perfectly for Kevin Patrick in his debut with the Miami Hurricanes back in 1990.
North Texas is bringing one of its own home in the hope she can re-energize its women’s basketball program.
TWU had an unusual two-week break in its schedule leading up to this weekend’s 2015 USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championship and made good use of the time off by focusing on the small details of their routines that could help them be in the running for this year’s title.
North Texas is close to concluding its search for a new women’s basketball coach.
DALLAS — With the North Texas tennis team down 3-2 against No. 28 Houston on Sunday morning, Alexis Thoma and Agustina Valenzuela both had to win for the Mean Green to pull off the upset. On the flip side, if the Cougars clinched one more point, the team match would end and the other would go unfinished.
HUNTINGTON, W.VA. — In a weekend shortened by rain and limited by Easter weekend travel restrictions, North Texas and Marshall were lucky to finish two games. The Thundering Herd took both game one, a suspended overnight affair, 1-0, and game two, 16-8, to sweep the quick series.
TWU entered Thursday’s doubleheader against Cameron with some problems. A sputtering offense and inconsistent pitching saw the Pioneers split their previous four-game series against Texas A&M-Commerce, with their two losses coming via the run rule.
Tommy Newman always felt like it was a matter of time before one of his former players followed in his footsteps and became a Division I head coach.
DENTON — North Texas stranded six base runners and recorded only one hit in Sunday’s series finale, falling 4-0 in seven innings at home to Western Kentucky. WKU ace pitcher Miranda Kramer struck out 13 of the 27 Mean Green batters she faced.
COMMERCE — The TWU softball team split the doubleheader at Texas A&M-Commerce with a 2-1 win in the opener before falling 8-0 in five innings in the nightcap. The Pioneers are 13-16-1 on the season and 5-4-1 in the Lone Star Conference.
Kamilla Galieva had been struggling. She had lost six of her past seven singles matches overall and then her first set in a tiebreak against Kansas’ Alexis Czapinski on Friday. But Galieva buckled down, found her confidence and conceded only two games in the final two sets to earn a 6-7 (1), 6-1, 6-1 win.