Local connections were a big reason North Texas brought Jalie Mitchell back to her alma mater as its next women’s basketball coach last month.
The wait is finally over. DaMarcus Smith has officially joined the race to start at quarterback for North Texas.
North Texas’ first lap through Conference USA was a bit of rough one when it came to track and field. The Mean Green have long been known for their prowess in the sport.
Erick Evans carved out a role at North Texas after starting his college football career as a walk-on.
University of North Texas basketball player Eboniey Jeter committed suicide in her dorm room, the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office said in an autopsy report released Friday.
Monique Garcia didn’t have a lot of time to adjust to pitching on the college level in her first season at North Texas.
The TWU Pioneers aren’t afraid to make changes.
Former Guyer soccer standout Travis Leach was named the 2014-2015 Male Athlete of the Year at University of the Ozarks on Tuesday night. The junior defender was a three-year starter at Guyer and one of the program’s best defenders in its history, and he has carried that level of play to his collegiate career. Leach, a team captain, was named the American Southwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year while also earning first-team all-conference honors for a second straight season.
Looking back at the long and crazy season that was 2015 for the Pioneers, former TWU softball coach Richie Bruister and a four-game midseason conference series against his team may have played huge roles in TWU’s recording a blistering record in April, advancing to last week’s Lone Star Conference title game and being rewarded with an at-large bid to the NCAA regionals this week.
New coach Jalie Mitchell continued to restock the North Texas women’s basketball team’s roster over the weekend when the Mean Green picked up Terriell Bradley.
There was a time this season when the TWU softball team harbored some serious doubts about qualifying for the Lone Star Conference Championship tournament, much less earning a spot in NCAA postseason play.
The call would usually come sometime in the hours after practice wrapped up for both the Missouri and Illinois softball teams.
As today’s Lone Star Conference tournament begins at host West Texas A&M in Canyon, TWU head coach Genny Stidham knows what it takes to succeed in the postseason.
New North Texas women’s basketball coach Jalie Mitchell wanted a little bit of everything when she set out to fill out her first staff of assistant coaches.
Senior gymnast Kayla Jones and senior volleyball standout Morgan Wilson received multiple awards for their athletic achievement during the 2014-15 school year to highlight the honorees at TWU’s annual athletic awards ceremony on Monday.
TEXARKANA — Senior Juan Munoz captured the Conference USA individual championship, and the North Texas men’s golf team finished with the lowest score in stroke play to advance to today’s match play to determine the league champion.
TEXARKANA, Tex. — The North Texas men’s golf team roared into the lead of the Conference USA Championship as senior’s Jason Roets and Juan Munoz sent the Mean Green past No. 30 UAB for the overall team lead.
CANYON — The TWU softball team swept the doubleheader against the host No. 2 West Texas A&M to capture the series 3-1 Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers won the first game 4-2 before closing out the regular season with an 11-10 win after two lightning delays and a medical delay.
RUSTON, La. — Sunday’s Conference USA series finale brought a little bit of everything to the table, from a pitcher’s duel through the first three innings to late-game home run heroics and comeback. However, when all the smoke had cleared from the game’s fireworks, Louisiana Tech was the team to “walk off” with a 5-4 victory, thanks to a full-count, two-out RBI double in the bottom of the seventh.
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.