The North Texas volleyball program had one heck of a place to start when it came to building a successful team over the last four years. Carnae Dillard was just that good.
The long wait is over for a pair of junior college players who arrived at North Texas this summer. Darius Turner, a cornerback from Arizona Western, and Quinetin Jackson, a wide receiver from College of DuPage in Illinois, were cleared to join the Mean Green for practice Wednesday.
The North Texas board of regents will consider a capital improvement plan for 2017 on Thursday that includes the demolition of the remaining half of Fouts Field and the construction of a new track venue at the school.
Being back out on the field at Apogee Stadium never felt so good for Willy Ivery, even if it was for only a scrimmage on Saturday morning. The junior running back broke off a 30-yard run and was a key component of UNT’s running back rotation throughout the its first scrimmage of fall workouts.
Former North Texas golfer Rodolfo Cazaubon will tee off in the Olympics this morning.
Dontavious Baulkman, a safety from Arizona Western College, is cleared to join UNT in fall practice after meeting NCAA academic qualifying standards, a school spokesman said Wednesday.
The North Texas men’s basketball team released the non-conference portion of the 2016-17 its schedule Wednesday. The slate features home games against UT-Arlington, San Diego and road contests at Texas Tech, Rutgers and Sam Houston State.
Seth Littrell realized pretty quickly when he arrived at North Texas just how big a challenge he faced in his first job as a head coach. Littrell had to install his new offense, find a defensive staff to revamp that side of the ball and motivate a whole new batch of players.
Wren Baker spent years working his way from the bottom up in the world of college athletics. Baker vowed to build a winning program the same way on Monday, when he was introduced as the new athletic director at the University of North Texas.
Wren Baker talked extensively about the assets he will have at his disposal now that he officially has taken over as North Texas’ athletic director following his introductory press conference Monday at Apogee Stadium.
One after another, Conference USA’s coaches addressed what everyone knew would be a hot topic this week at the league’s annual football media days. C-USA commissioner Judy MacLeod listened in most of the day and then held court in Irving, where she was peppered with questions about conference realignment.
A new era in North Texas athletics officially began on Friday, when the North Texas board of regents voted to approve Wren Baker as the school’s new athletic director. The vote took place in a specially called teleconference.
Turner Smiley, a key member of the North Texas football team, was arrested on a DWI charge early Wednesday.
North Texas is paying a pair of Dallas-Fort Worth businessmen $20,000 to evaluate the school’s athletic program. Trip Kuehne and Michael Sicuro signed contracts with UNT on June 7 for $10,000 apiece. Their deals included nondisclosure agreements and stipulated that they report their findings to UNT President Neal Smatresk no later than Aug. 31.
Irving will become the center of the Conference USA football universe for the next two days.
Steven King was among thousands of North Texas fans who banded together to help make the dream of a new football stadium at the school a reality five years ago.
Optimism about North Texas’ athletic program reached new heights on a warm summer afternoon in 2011 when the school announced a naming rights deal for its brand-new football stadium.
The North Texas men’s basketball team won’t have to wait long to find out how it stacks up against the elite teams in Conference USA this season. UNT will face all four C-USA teams that finished with at least 23 wins a year ago in its first seven conference games this fall.
The North Texas women’s basketball team will face Arizona and Indiana in addition to playing in the preseason Women’s NIT during the 2016-17 season.
North Texas is on the verge of adding one of the top junior college linebackers from the 2014 recruiting class to its roster.
Seth Littrell forged his professional career on the football field, but his character sprang from a childhood hanging around his family’s car dealership in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Seth Littrell is known for being a creative guy when it comes to coordinating an offense. North Texas’ new head coach and his staff are having to show that same type of creativity when it comes to supplementing a depleted roster heading into his debut season.