EL PASO — North Texas and UTEP traded leads and played to a 3-3 tie through 4 1/2 innings before the Miners broke through with two runs in the fifth and added another run in the sixth for a 6-3 win in the series finale on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The No. 73 North Texas tennis team has played at the Waranch Tennis Complex seven times this season, and seven times it has celebrated a victory. That was the story again Sunday as the Mean Green took down Conference USA rival UTSA 4-0 to earn its first sweep of the year. With wins in its last three contests, UNT is now 9-8 this season and has built up the momentum that has been a focal point for the last half of the regular season.
Carlos Harris did a little of everything for North Texas during his standout four-year career. Harris was one of the Mean Green’s top threats at wide receiver and contributed returning punts and kicks. The former Frisco standout had a chance to put the physical skills that helped him excel on display at UNT’s annual pro day on Wednesday.