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.
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.
Mylam Peters always had the talent to become a top college linebacker.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The North Texas softball team seemed to be steaming toward a bounce-back season a few weeks ago.
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.