Stewart qualifies for NCAA finals

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Senior Chastity Stewart broke her own school record and qualified for NCAA finals in the 400-meter hurdles Friday at the NCAA West preliminaries hosted by Kansas at Rock Chalk Park.

UNT employs seminar program on violence

Sujay Lama is at the third stop of his college coaching career and has a unique perspective when it comes to the issues that schools face in terms of sexual violence education for athletes.

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Wilcox fine-tunes his craft

Eddie Wilcox always had the tools to develop into a top-notch college high jumper. At 6-6, he certainly possesses the requisite height, not to mention the athletic ability.

C-USA announces television package

Conference USA announced Wednesday that it has reached partnerships with four networks as part of its new television package.

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UNT’s process to pick AD to take weeks

North Texas announced a decision that could affect the school for years on Monday, when athletic director Rick Villarreal stepped down after more than 15 years on the job.

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Coming to a close

Denny Kalk noticed his phone steadily lighting up Monday morning as friends with North Texas ties quickly began sharing messages and discussing the news that Rick Villarreal had stepped down.

Rick Villarreal set to end run at UNT

Rick Villarreal stepped down as the athletic director at the University of North Texas on Monday, ending his 15-year tenure at the school. Villarreal will stay in his role until June 20, when he will officially leave the school he led through a time growth in athletics. Villarreal has just less than two years remaining on his contract, which is set to expire on Feb. 28, 2018, and will receive a buyout. Terms of that buyout were unavailable.

Football: Another Arizona Western defender commits to UNT

Mylam Peters always had the talent to become a top college linebacker.

UNT backers wear green to meet coaches

North Texas coaches and officials traveled all over the Dallas-Fort Worth region over the past few days to talk a little about where their teams are headed.

Football: JUCO offensive lineman commits to UNT

One of North Texas’ biggest concerns following spring practice was its offensive line and how a unit in transition would adjust to playing in a spread system. The Mean Green have picked up a late commitment from the class of 2016 that could help with that adjustment in Jalen Thomas, an offensive tackle from Brooklyn’s ASA College.

UNT men finish 10th at regional

MARANA, Ariz. — The North Texas men’s golf season came to an end after the Mean Green finished 10th at the NCAA tournament’s Tucson Regional on Wednesday at Gallery Golf Club.

Golf: UNT men's golf fading down the stretch

MARANA, Ariz. — The North Texas men’s golf team continued to fade at the NCAA Tucson Regional on Tuesday at Gallery Golf Club.

UNT golf in striking distance after Day 1

Cory Churchman fired a 2-under-par 70 to lead the North Texas men’s golf team in the opening round of the NCAA Tucson Regional on Monday at Gallery Golf Club in Marana, Arizona.

Freshmen hope to end UNT’s NCAA drought

Arriving in a new country with a whole different culture isn’t what Thomas Rosenmueller remembers most about the adjustment process when he arrived at North Texas last fall.

UNT’s Kennedy wins C-USA discus

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Sophomore Kevone Kennedy earned a first-place finish in the discus to propel the North Texas men’s team into third place after Day 3 at the Conference USA outdoor track and field meet Saturday at Middle Tennessee.

Clark breaks Mean Green record in hammer throw at C-USA meet

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – North Texas senior Tori Clark broke her own school record in the hammer throw at the Conference USA outdoor track and field championships Friday night held on the campus of Middle Tennessee.

Driving duty leads to UNT track career

The round trips started to get old for Bryce McAndrew pretty quickly during his senior year at Austin McNeil.

UNT hires Texas State golf coach

North Texas named Michael Akers its new women’s golf coach Tuesday morning.

Softball: UNT rallies in season finale

The North Texas softball team sent its seniors out in style, rallying for three late runs, capped by a game-winning RBI single by junior outfielder Danielle Gregory in the bottom of the seventh for the dramatic 3-2 win in the 2016 regular-season finale against UAB on Sunday.

UNT snaps 14-game slide

Junior Stacey Underwood twirled a two-hit shutout as North Texas split a doubleheader and snapped a 14-game losing streak with a 5-0 win against UAB on Saturday at Lovelace Stadium.

Softball: UNT’s Williams thrives as senior

Karly Williams was rolling down the road to Austin for a game against Texas on Wednesday when she stopped to think back on her North Texas career.

Men’s golf: Mean Green selected for NCAA tournament

The North Texas men’s golf team isn’t done quite yet. The Mean Green headed into Thursday’s announcement of the fields for the NCAA regionals unsure of whether they would receive a bid following the Conference USA tournament.

UNT notebook: Pressure part of UNT's lost campaign

The North Texas softball team seemed to be steaming toward a bounce-back season a few weeks ago.

UNT comes up short against UTEP for 12th consecutive defeat

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.


Football: UNT finds progress in spring

One of the more challenging springs for the North Texas football team came to an end last week with the Mean Green’s annual spring game.

UNT drops doubleheader to UTEP

EL PASO — North Texas dropped both games of a doubleheader at UTEP, falling in heartbreaking fashion in Game 2. The Miners claimed the series opener 8-4 and completed the sweep with a 5-4 walk-off win.

Red Raiders take two from Mean Green

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.

Tech ousts UNT in dramatic semifinal

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.

Notebook: UNT back to grind entering summer

The North Texas football team wrapped up spring practice with its annual spring game on Saturday.

Golf: UNT advances to match play

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.

Football: North Texas nabs commit

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.

UNT golf in tie for 3rd at C-USA tournament

TEXARKANA — Junior Cory Churchman shot a two-under 70 to sit in a tie for fourth and led North Texas men’s golf to a third-place team finish after round one at the Conference USA Championship played at the Texarkana Country Club.

UNT swept by La. Tech

Freshman first baseman Rhylie Makawe and junior outfielder Danielle Gregory both homered, but Louisiana Tech prevailed, taking the series finale and completing the three-game weekend sweep with a 9-3 win Sunday afternoon.


Football: Scrimmage sees seven Mean Green TDs

Alec Morris didn’t have anything specific in mind in terms of where he wanted to be following his first spring at North Texas after transferring from Alabama.

Mean Green last at C-USA tourney

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The North Texas women’s golf team was in 11th place after Round 2 of the Conference USA tournament Tuesday at the Verandah Club.

Football: Spring game all substance for Littrell

North Texas cornerback Nate Brooks feels like the Mean Green have something to prove today.

UNT notebook: Buckles, Brewster headline HOF class

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.

Roundup: Rice ends UNT tennis season at tourney

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Facing off against a perennial contender for the Conference USA title, the North Texas tennis team never could gain momentum and fell 4-1 to Rice on Saturday in the league tournament’s semifinals.

Golf: UNT looks to repeat at C-USA tourney

The pressure to perform for the North Texas men’s golf team was pretty high at this time last year, as the Mean Green prepared for the Conference USA tournament.


Women’s tennis: UNT’s four freshmen bond over sport, new lives in U.S.

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?

UNT notebook: UNT passing game still looks to be physical

A lot has changed for the North Texas football program during Seth Littrell’s first spring as head coach.

UNT guard graduating, transferring from school

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.”

UNT's Kwon in 11th at C-USA tournament

FORT MYERS, Fla. – University of North Texas junior Eji Kwon posted a three-over par 75 to sit in a tie for 11th place after round one at the Conference USA women’s golf championship Monday afternoon at the Verandah club. 

Softball: Southern Miss. sweeps North Texas

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.

Football: Four catch Morris TDs during 'fun' scrimmage

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.

Football: Raiders’ Davis commits to Mean Green

Ryan’s Tyreke Davis didn’t need his arm twisted much when he stepped foot in North Texas football coach Seth Littrell’s office Saturday.

Football: UNT offense aims for better scrimmage

North Texas will try to jump-start an offense that is key to its immediate future today, when the Mean Green also will try to find a few building blocks for their long-term future.


Football: Movement along the line

What appeared as if it would be a challenging transition for Jordan Murray heading into his sophomore season at North Texas suddenly got a lot tougher a few months ago.

OU overcomes UNT

NORMAN, Okla. — North Texas eyed a historic upset and clung to a 1-0 lead over No. 9 Oklahoma through 4 1/2 innings, but the Sooners exploded for six runs in the bottom of the fifth for a 6-1 win Wednesday.

UNT linebacker arrested on drug charge

North Texas linebacker Calvin Minor was arrested by UNT police late Tuesday and charged with possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. Minor was taken to Denton County Jail, where he posted $500 bail on the misdemeanor and was released.