A big finish at the Reveille Classic came at the perfect time for the North Texas men’s golf team.
T.J. Taylor’s once-promising college basketball career has come to an end.
Colin Voss thought his opportunities in football had come to an end not too long ago after the NCAA denied his appeal for a final season of eligibility. That changed over the past few weeks when the former forward for the North Texas basketball team heard from a pair of NFL teams that think he might have what it takes.
North Texas reached the finish line when it comes to spring practice in light-hearted fashion Tuesday afternoon.
Jalie Mitchell has her first recruit as the head coach at North Texas. Nekia Jones, a 5-11 forward from Beaumont who left Texas’ program this spring, has elected to continue her career with the Mean Green. Jones announced her intentions to play for UNT on her Twitter account on Monday afternoon.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — The best round of the year for the North Texas women’s golf team has it in contention for the Conference USA title after the first round of play. The Mean Green fired a first round of 6-over par 294 and is tied for third place, only seven strokes off the lead after the first 18 holes.
North Texas offensive coordinator Mike Canales and the rest of the Mean Green’s coaching staff have taken a long, hard look since the end of last season at some of the top offenses in the country and the ins and outs of what they do.
Playing four seasons of high school basketball wasn’t enough to earn Allante Holston the scholarship offers he was seeking.
Kseniya Bardabush was already well into her development as a tennis player when a suggestion from her mother opened up a whole new avenue in life.
Spring practice is a time when a team’s personality often begins to emerge. New leaders step into the void left by departing seniors, and offseason adjustments take form.
A two-year stay in junior college wasn’t what Deckie Johnson was shooting for when he was a high school standout in Memphis.
Just as it had on day one of the series, the UTSA long ball threatened the hopes of a North Texas victory. However, the Mean Green rallied for five unanswered runs over the course of its final two at bats to push past the Roadrunners, 5-2, and clinch a pivotal series with Conference USA tournament aspirations on the line.
Sometimes the storybook endings actually play out in real life. Franziska Sprinkmeyer rallied from a one-set deficit and clinched the winning point for the Mean Green on senior day and the North Texas tennis team defeated South Alabama, 4-2. Although the Jaguars won the doubles point, the hosts stormed back with four singles wins to take the cake on Sunday and improved to 8-13 on the season heading into the Conference USA Tournament.
I have spent 26 years being involved in and now following the women’s basketball program at North Texas. I am writing in hopes of accumulating support, not that she needs it, for newly named head coach, Jalie Mitchell, one of UNT’s finest and someone who can re-establish alumni support and lead the program in a positive and productive direction.
ARLINGTON — The North Texas tennis team’s day trip to the University of Texas at Arlington did not go as hoped, as the Lady Mavs defeated the Mean Green 4-0. The loss dropped the team to 7-13 on the season with one more match to play, a Senior Day contest 10 a.m. today vs. South Alabama.
Long before Jalie Mitchell became arguably the best player in the history of North Texas women’s basketball, she sat down with her friend Rosalyn Reades to talk about where they would continue their careers in college.
Once the ball was snapped, everything went perfectly for Kevin Patrick in his debut with the Miami Hurricanes back in 1990.
North Texas is bringing one of its own home in the hope she can re-energize its women’s basketball program.
North Texas is close to concluding its search for a new women’s basketball coach.
DALLAS — With the North Texas tennis team down 3-2 against No. 28 Houston on Sunday morning, Alexis Thoma and Agustina Valenzuela both had to win for the Mean Green to pull off the upset. On the flip side, if the Cougars clinched one more point, the team match would end and the other would go unfinished.
HUNTINGTON, W.VA. — In a weekend shortened by rain and limited by Easter weekend travel restrictions, North Texas and Marshall were lucky to finish two games. The Thundering Herd took both game one, a suspended overnight affair, 1-0, and game two, 16-8, to sweep the quick series.
Tommy Newman always felt like it was a matter of time before one of his former players followed in his footsteps and became a Division I head coach.
DENTON — North Texas stranded six base runners and recorded only one hit in Sunday’s series finale, falling 4-0 in seven innings at home to Western Kentucky. WKU ace pitcher Miranda Kramer struck out 13 of the 27 Mean Green batters she faced.
Kamilla Galieva had been struggling. She had lost six of her past seven singles matches overall and then her first set in a tiebreak against Kansas’ Alexis Czapinski on Friday. But Galieva buckled down, found her confidence and conceded only two games in the final two sets to earn a 6-7 (1), 6-1, 6-1 win.
Nothing like a little home cooking. Beginning with UAB on Wednesday, the North Texas tennis team will finish its season with five of the final six matches at the friendly confines of Waranch Tennis Complex. The Mean Green defeated the Blazers on Wednesday, 5-2, to get its prolonged homestead started off right, while improving to 5-10 on the season and 1-1 in Conference USA play.
North Texas has settled on whom it wants to speak with about its opening for a women’s basketball coach and is in the process of setting up a time to visit with that candidate or candidates, athletic director Rick Villarreal said Tuesday.
The North Texas track teams made a big jump from their first season in Conference USA to their second when it came to the indoor season that wrapped up just a few weeks ago.
North Texas will move quickly to find its next women’s basketball coach, who’ll be the fifth in the last decade. UNT athletic director Rick Villarreal said Sunday night that he has already been in contact with several coaches and expects to announce Mike Petersen’s replacement within the next few days.
After losing a late lead to No. 25 Tulsa in a neutral-site matchup in Waco earlier this season, North Texas found itself in an all-too-familiar position today. However, Monday’s result was different as the Mean Green buckled down to preserve a narrow 4-2 victory over the Golden Hurricane in a rematch.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Conference tournaments were a stage North Texas used to excel on not too long ago. UNT made a conference final four times and danced on to the NCAA tournament twice in a span of six seasons that ended with the 2011-12 campaign.
In the North Texas softball team’s first home action in 31 days, the Houston Cougars came to Lovelace Stadium and swept the Mean Green in an afternoon doubleheader. Houston defeated North Texas 15-2 in the first game, which ended by run rule in five innings, then closed out a close contest in the second, 4-1.