Tennis: Family’s legacy helps freshman succeed

Ray Thoma stood and watched during the UNLV Invitational last fall as his daughter displayed the traits that carried three generation of his family to athletic success.

Softball: Kirk’s record-setting night lifts North Texas to victory

Ashley Kirk should own every major North Texas pitching record when her career ends after this season, but she and coach Tracey Kee weren’t going into a four-day break without seeing another record fall.

Men's basketball: UNT addresses needs with two big JUCO signings

When North Texas coach Tony Benford looked at his team heading into his third season at the school, he saw several key holes he and his staff needed to address.

UNT notebook: UNT’s hard work pays off with double bye

The North Texas tennis team will begin its first Conference USA tournament right where it had hoped — sitting back and watching most of the rest of the teams in the league battle it out.

Softball: Mean Green sweeps Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — Behind the dominant effort of senior starting pitcher Ashley Kirk, North Texas defeated Marshall 8-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the Conference USA series.

Football: Greer proves quick study

When Josh Greer entered the race for the starting quarterback job at North Texas in December, the former Navarro College standout did so with a lot of ground to make up.

Nelson, five others enter UNT Athletic Hall of Fame

Corky Nelson didn’t have the best facilities or the biggest budget during his tenure as North Texas’ coach during its stint in what was Division I-AA in the 1980s.

Softball: UNT takes two from Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The North Texas bats came alive late in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader against Marshall as the Mean Green surged past the Thundering Herd 7-3 behind five seventh-inning runs.

Women's tennis: UNT whips South Alabama

North Texas’ 4-1 victory over South Alabama on Saturday completed its dual season, giving the Mean Green a record of 10-10.

Football: Two-way QB battle in spring game spotlight

North Texas has plenty of questions to answer heading into its annual spring game today at Apogee Stadium, none bigger than who will start at quarterback when the Mean Green opens the season at Texas.

Men’s basketball: UNT commit named All-American

Muhammed Ahmed, a 6-7 forward from Gillette (Wyo.) College who has committed to sign with North Texas, was named to the NJCAA All-America third team this week.

Spencer, Hall lead UNT Athletic Hall of Fame class

Scott Hall and Cody Spencer watched over the last few years as several of their teammates from North Texas’ four straight Sun Belt Conference title teams were inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

Softball: Cowgirls avenge loss to UNT

STILLWATER, Okla. — North Texas fell to Oklahoma State 7-4 on Wednesday after surrendering all seven runs in the second and third innings before Madison Thompson pitched three scoreless innings down the stretch.

Men's basketball: Coleman no longer with Mean Green

Keith Coleman, a 6-10 center who started 16 games for North Texas this season, is no longer a member of the Mean Green program, coach Tony Benford confirmed Wednesday afternoon.

Football: Schilleci following holes in UNT secondary

There have been times this spring when North Texas coach Dan McCarney has had to stop and remind himself of just how long former Guyer standout John Schilleci has spent with the Mean Green.

Football: Injuries affect agenda for UNT spring game

During his first three seasons at North Texas, coach Dan McCarney talked about establishing a culture of excellence, one that would help the Mean Green break through for its first winning season and its first bowl game since 2004.

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UNT notebook: UNT netters riding momentum

The tide appears as if it might be finally starting to turn for the North Texas tennis team heading into its final match of the regular season Saturday.

Softball: Kirk allows just one late hit in victory

Ashley Kirk was on the verge of adding to her already significant legacy in the history of North Texas softball on Saturday.

Football: UNT defense controls scrimmage

Dan McCarney has the best seat in the house during scrimmages when it comes to seeing how North Texas’ defense performs.

Roundup: TWU's Johnson places fourth at regional

North Texas beat Texas-San Antonio for its sixth win at the Waranch Tennis Complex this season.

Football: UNT to scrimmage today

The North Texas football team will have its final Saturday scrimmage today before its annual spring game next week.

Soccer: UNT announces 2014 schedule

The North Texas soccer team announced its 2014 schedule on Friday.

Golf: UNT women in 16th after first round

DALLAS — Facing perhaps the toughest competition of the season, the North Texas opened in 16th place after the first round of the SMU/Dallas Athletic Club Invitational on Friday.

Softball: UNT beats Lady Jacks

North Texas ended a three-game skid with a 5-4 win Wednesday over Stephen F. Austin, its second victory over the Lady Jacks this season.

Football: Lemon slides over to tackle for spring

Cyril Lemon fully expects to line up in his familiar spot at right guard when North Texas heads to Austin to face Texas in a few months.

Football: Pro day showing pleases seniors

On most mornings at Apogee Stadium, Dan McCarney is in the thick of the action, directing players and coaches while trying to capitalize on every ounce of talent his latest team possesses.

Tennis: UTA whips Mean Green, 4-0

The 67th-ranked North Texas tennis team was stunned Wednesday by the Texas-Arlington Mavericks, who won 4-0 at the Waranch Tennis Complex.

Men's basketball: UNT fills void with Gaines out

North Texas traded one frontcourt player for another Tuesday in a move that will help reshape the Mean Green’s roster heading into the 2014-15 season.

Football: UNT's Dan McCarney discusses Pro Day

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UNT notebook: UNT seniors look to shine today at pro day

Derek Thompson didn’t waste any time after North Texas’ win over UNLV in the Heart of Dallas Bowl before turning his attention to the opportunity that will arrive for a host of the Mean Green’s seniors...

Football: UNT game against Louisiana Tech moved to Thursday

The North Texas football team’s game against Louisiana Tech at Apogee Stadium has been moved to Sept. 11 to accommodate a national television broadcast, UNT officials announced Monday.

Softball: Mean Green falls to UAB

All season, North Texas has found ways to make things difficult on opposing pitchers. There have been few exceptions, especially at Lovelace Stadium, where the Mean Green had five losses entering the weekend.

Softball: Blazers close in on UNT with twin bill sweep

North Texas knew it would be tough to keep its offense rolling this weekend, when the Mean Green welcomed in a team with one of the better pitching staffs in Conference USA.

Football: McNulty utilizing experience in QB race

Andrew McNulty settled in under center on his second series during North Texas’ first major scrimmage of spring practice on Saturday and slowly drove the Mean Green down the field.

TWU/UNT roundup: Sancet hits three homers as TWU sweeps Zias

PORTALES, N.M. — TWU completed its weekend trip with another doubleheader sweep of Eastern New Mexico, winning 11-9 and 12-7 Saturday afternoon.

Men's basketball: UNT adds guard from Tyler Junior College

The more Todd Eaglin heard from North Texas coach Tony Benford and his staff about the Mean Green’s needs over the last few weeks, the more convinced the Tyler Junior College point guard became that he was meant to continue his career in Denton.

Track and field: UNT’s Peters places third in high jump

AUSTIN — North Texas’ men’s distance medley relay team captured a top-eight finish Friday at the Texas Relays.

Track and field: UNT’s Wilson takes third at Texas Relays

AUSTIN — UTEP junior Anthony Rotich won the steeplechase at the Texas Relays on Thursday, finishing in 8 minutes, 38.68 seconds.

Football: Evans speeding toward shot at rotation

The chatter started as Erick Evans broke to the outside and scampered down the field, leaving defenders at the Darrell R. Dickey Football Practice Facility in his wake.

UNT notebook: Mean Green down to three candidates at quarterback

North Texas has narrowed the number of players competing to take over at starting quarterback from four to three. Veteran backup Andrew McNulty, JUCO transfer Josh Greer and redshirt freshman Dajon Williams remain in the race heading into what will be a key Saturday scrimmage that will help determine who will start for the Mean Green in its season opener at Texas.

Golf: Mean Green finish fifth at Lone Star Invitational

A trio of North Texas golfers put up red figures Tuesday in the final round of the Lone Star Invitational to power the Mean Green to a fifth-place finish. Cory Churchman, Juan Munoz and Gonzalo Rubio were under par as North Texas had the third-best score of the day at 5 under par.

Football: Twin brothers plan to enroll at UNT

Rashad and Vershad Jackson, twin brothers who started their college careers at New Mexico, both confirmed over the weekend that they plan on enrolling at North Texas.

Football: UNT scrimmages, receives bowl watches

Several of North Texas’ veteran players spent a few moments looking back on a breakout 2013 season after the second scrimmage of spring practice Saturday.

Roundup: TWU finishes second at conference meet

UNT sweeps UTEP

Women's tennis: Playing keeps UNT trio’s focus off crisis at home

On the opposite side of the world, where they developed into top college tennis prospects, Kseniya Bardabush, Anastasiya Shestakova and Kamilla Galieva probably wouldn’t have a chance to share the same court. Not now. Not with their homeland in the midst of crisis.

UNT roundup: Mean Green takes two from Miners

Taylor wins 800 at TCU

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Football: McCarney signs new five-year contract

Dan McCarney could sense by the end of his third season at North Texas that he and his team were in the midst of building something special.

Football: UNT linemen aim to beat expectations again

Daryl Mason has been down this road before during his time at North Texas. He’s heard the questions and acknowledges the doubts many have about the Mean Green’s defensive line heading into the 2014 season.

UNT notebook: UNT seeking leaders, better practice effort

North Texas players trudged to the sideline following a long first practice in pads Tuesday at the Darrell R. Dickey Practice Facility for a couple of quick sprints across to the other side and back.

Golf: UNT finishes 12th in Utah

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Eji Kwon and Chaslyn Chrismer fought through difficult conditions Tuesday to give North Texas its two lowest individual scores on the final day of the BYU at Entrada Classic. Kwon and Chrismer finished tied for 35th place after shooting scores of 78 and 79, respectively.