Texas High QB commits to UNT

Cade Pearson was pretty sure where he wanted to continue his football career following a visit to North Texas earlier this month. The Texarkana Texas High quarterback made it official late Wednesday evening and committed to UNT.

UNT on hook for $90K monthly for buyouts

The University of North Texas athletic department is paying $90,000 per month to buy out the contracts of three former athletic department employees, according to an analysis by the Denton Record-Chronicle.

Football: Illinois wideout Quinetin Jackson commits to UNT

North Texas went all the way to Illinois to land College of DuPage quarterback Devin O’Hara earlier this summer.

Football: UNT adds third player from same college

North Texas continued to load up on junior college players over the weekend, when cornerback Eric Jenkins committed to play for the Mean Green. Jenkins was a first-team All-Region IV selection at Los Angeles Valley College as a sophomore last season. He originally signed with Cincinnati but never enrolled at the school and ended up back on the recruiting market.

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Golf: Mean Green major

Brad Stracke shot one of his star players of the past a text message earlier this month and waited patiently to see what would transpire when Carlos Ortiz participated in a U.S. Open sectional qualifier in Ohio. The longtime North Texas golf coach received some good news a short time later.

Stewart wraps UNT career

EUGENE, Ore. — North Texas graduate student Chastity Stewart ended her collegiate season with 22nd-place finishes in the 100-meter hurdles and 400 hurdles Thursday night at the NCAA track and field championships at Hayward Field.

Former North Texas LB continues standing outside Valley Ranch, hoping for chance to play for Cowboys

IRVING -- For the last two weeks, Anthony Wallace has been standing outside Valley Ranch, hoping for another chance. Every morning, the former North Texas linebacker has been holding a cardboard sign that reads, "An opportunity is all I need. I promise you won't regret it."

Track and field: Comeback tale: UNT’s Stewart to compete in NCAA meet after fresh start

Rain fell steadily on an early summer afternoon late last week while Chastity Stewart cranked through a few tuneup sprints as the days before the NCAA outdoor track championships dwindled.

Football: Mean Green nabs five national broadcasts

Five North Texas games were selected for national broadcasts on Wednesday, when Conference USA released its preliminary television schedule.

Dickenson gets nod to be UNT’s acting AD

Hank Dickenson, a longtime North Texas athletic department official, was named the school’s acting athletic director on Monday.

JUCO QB commits to UNT

Devin O’Hara received plenty of calls and interest from colleges across the country over the last few months.

Times set for UNT’s six home games

This time around, North Texas’ premier game against rival SMU will be played at a premier time.

Mean Green summer camps kick off today

Seth Littrell found himself in the midst of a mad scramble a few months ago after he was hired as the head coach at North Texas in December.

Football: UNT adds lineman, end who got top offers

North Texas added yet another vital piece to its 2016 recruiting class at the last minute Wednesday, just hours after picking up a key 2017 recruit early.

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.