HOUSTON — North Texas fought for nearly five hours Friday before being edged by No. 66 Old Dominion 4-3 in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament.
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.
Josh Stewart can only laugh now when the topic is brought up. The former Guyer and Oklahoma State standout left college a year early to declare for last year’s NFL draft, but after a disappointing performance at the NFL scouting combine, the slot receiver wasn’t among the 256 players selected.
CORINTH — Tristan Tom’s bad night began well before Wednesday’s game between Lake Dallas and Birdville actually began. The Lake Dallas ace was participating in pregame warmups when he was drilled by a ball above his left eye, requiring butterfly stitches.
Heading into the final two weeks of the regular season, the TWU softball team stands alone in second place in the Lone Star Conference after last weekend’s series win at Texas A&M-Kingsville, and that would be an enviable position entering the May 1-2 LSC tournament.
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.
Guyer head golf coach Roddy Adams and his boys team knew they would have a tough challenge in front of them during their first trip to a regional tournament at the state’s largest classification.
The Class 5A Region I tournament at the Rawls Golf Course in Lubbock fell victim to the weather and winds as play was suspended at 2 p.m. on Monday.
A two-year stay in junior college wasn’t what Deckie Johnson was shooting for when he was a high school standout in Memphis.
Several players in the area stood out on the hardwood during the 2014-2015 basketball season, but two players emerged above the rest — a senior heading off to play Division I basketball and a rising star with two years left to play and a state championship to defend.
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.
FORT WORTH — Kevin Harvick knocked Joey Logano out of the way and thought he was about to pass Jamie McMurray for the lead with 15 laps to go, but Jimmie Johnson ducked underneath both of them and pulled away to win the Duck Commander 500 on Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Gymnastics National Championships. Lindenwood won the title with a 195.550 while Bridgeport finished second with a 194.675 and Seattle Pacific placed third with a 194.225.
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.
Friday’s game may have felt like it was dragging along, but there likely won’t be any apologies from Ryan. The Raiders took their time picking apart Keller Fossil Ridge in a game that took 80 minutes just to complete the first three innings.
Marcos Castro was a Ryan tennis player looking to plot a course for college and beyond. The school’s guidance counselors weren’t sure how to help. “I want a career in motor sports,” he told them. “I got a couple of laughs. It’s in the ballpark of ‘I want to be an astronaut.’
PHILADELPHIA — TWU freshman Alyssa Kelly posted two career highs Friday to help the Pioneers to a second-place finish in the first team semifinal at the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships.
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.
PILOT POINT — When Preslee Gallaway is playing softball — which is constantly — she has no concept of time. That’s because there isn’t an offseason or shutoff switch for the Pilot Point senior, who has been known to ask her father to toss batting practice to fill up whatever downtime she may have.
North Texas is bringing one of its own home in the hope she can re-energize its women’s basketball program.
Once the ball was snapped, everything went perfectly for Kevin Patrick in his debut with the Miami Hurricanes back in 1990.
After winning his first two matches on the first day of the District 5-5A tournament at the Hurst Tennis Center on Tuesday, Denton’s Will Crouch would have been content ending his high school career with a win against Wichita Falls’ Graham Dunkelberg, knowing he was about to face top-seeded Jansan Rouillard from Wichita Falls Rider as a heavy underdog.