MAGNOLIA, Ark. — TWU junior Tori Bice fell one strike short of a no-hitter, and the Pioneers capped a second two-game sweep on the second day of the Southern Arkansas tournament Saturday. TWU defeated Lincoln 8-3, then run-ruled Southwest Baptist 9-1 in five innings.
TWU coach Genny Stidham’s move from the dugout to the third base coaching box when her team’s at the plate is but one of the many changes the Pioneers will undergo in a season that gets underway today at a tournament in Florida.
LAWTON, Okla. — TWU junior Erin Maxwell and sophomore Alexis Nezianya both recorded double-doubles Tuesday night, but it wasn’t enough as the Pioneers fell to the host Cameron Aggies 75-69.
After suffering its first road loss last weekend, the TWU basketball team learned that winning on the road means staying focused and executing all the way through the final buzzer.
SAN ANGELO — TWU dropped an 81-78 decision to Angelo State on Sunday at the Junell Center.
Against a Texas A&M-Kingsville team that has struggled, going winless in the first five games of its Lone Star Conference schedule, the short-handed TWU Pioneers knew they were going to have to keep their...
After trailing by two points at halftime Thursday, TWU delivered a 20-3 run in the third quarter and led by as much as 20 points, but Texas A&M-Commerce wouldn’t go quietly.
After falling to No. 1 West Texas A&M on Saturday and seeing a school-record 11-game win streak end, TWU was back at work Monday with morning practice and an afternoon film session with the hope that the loss was merely a bump in the road.
TWU gymnastics coach Lisa Bowerman can look down her roster and see plenty of familiar faces. At the same time, a majority of them are young faces, which means the upcoming season likely will see the Pioneers growing and building throughout the year to be primed to compete for championships at the end of the season.
PORTALES, N.M. — The Pioneers struggled with shooting but managed to steal a win with a big fourth-quarter rally at Eastern New Mexico on Tuesday night. TWU captured a 59-54 victory and improved to 13-2 on the season and 3-0 in the conference.
Building its lead to as high as 29 early in the second half, TWU was hitting on all cylinders Saturday at Kitty Magee Arena in its second Lone Star Conference game.
As the TWU Pioneers dip their toes into the first part of their Lone Star Conference schedule, their identity as a defense-first team is solidifying while their offense is adopting a high-energy, transition-oriented attack.
While the TWU basketball team entered last week’s Christmas break on a blistering eight-game win streak, coach Beth Jillson is approaching this week’s resumption of the schedule and the opening of Lone Star Conference play like an entirely new season.
Finals are over and school is out, and TWU basketball coach Beth Jillson prepared for the NCAA’s Division II requirement for a seven-day Christmas break next week by scheduling a three-game homestand that opened Tuesday night against Wayland Baptist.
TWU junior center Erin Maxwell had a career night for the second straight game as the Pioneers captured their sixth straight victory with a 61-41 win over Wayland Baptist on Tuesday night.
The comeback journey from an illness last summer continues on for TWU forward Emily Spector, but if last week’s breakout performance against Oklahoma Christian is any indication, then she’s certainly headed in the right direction.
In a much different game than Monday’s overtime win over Texas Wesleyan, TWU found itself in a track meet against Oklahoma Christian on Thursday.
Looking back two years at TWU’s last appearance in the NCAA South Central Region tournament, Pioneer volleyball coach Shelly Barberee admits she probably was there in body only, as family misfortune had left her emotionally spent.
In the past week, the TWU basketball team has put together a modest three-game win streak that reflects the fact that the Pioneers are relying on their defensive play while struggling to become more consistent on offense.
Digging themselves a 10-point deficit, the TWU Pioneers didn’t have much going in their favor in the first quarter.TWU shot only 29 percent from the field in the opening frame, including 1-of-11 from 3-point...
After posting a 24-7 overall record, the TWU volleyball team was rewarded with an at-large bid to the 2015 NCAA South Central Regional Tournament. The Pioneers earned their fourth NCAA tournament berth (1996, 1997 and 2013) in program history and second under coach Shelly Barberee.
As TWU and Colorado State-Pueblo sat tied at 31 after an offensively inefficient first half, it became apparent that whichever team could discover its offensive game would have the advantage in the closely...
Although the memory is from a year ago, it lingered in TWU coach Shelly Barberee’s consciousness this week as she prepared her Pioneers for today’s opening round of the Lone Star Conference tournament.
Nearly as big as last weekend’s two victories to open the basketball season for TWU, whom they beat also was important to the Pioneers.
COMMERCE — TWU closed its regular season with a 26-24, 25-22, 25-17 sweep of Texas A&M-Commerce.
All of the components seemingly needed to make a serious run as a challenger in the Lone Star Conference appear to be in place for the TWU Pioneers basketball team as it prepares to open the 2015-16 season this week.
At first glance, this week’s final regular-season match against Texas A&M-Commerce might seem like little more than a simple tune-up for the TWU volleyball team as it eyes next week’s Lone Star Conference Championship tournament.