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Winter weather arrives

Abilene saw its first snow of the season as temperatures dropped below freezing Tuesday night. Patrick McCullough, meteorologist for the San Angelo National Weather Service, said although it rarely snows in Abilene, this is the time of the year to expect it. “To see snow twice in one week rarely happens in this area,” McCullough […]

Graduate recalls lifelong lessons

Shakespeare knew what he was talking about when he wrote, “Parting is such sweet sorrow.” Next Friday will be my last day as a student at Abilene Christian University, and I find myself conflicted. After all my complaining there’s nothing to do in Abilene, after years of waking up for 8 a.m. classes and pulling […]

Winning required

“I love winning … it’s like, you know, better than losing,” says pitcher Ebby Calvin “Nuke” LaLoosh in the baseball film, Bull Durham. Truer words have never been spoken; winning is definitely better than losing. But the blessing of winning is also a curse. You see, wins are like crisp $100 bills – the more […]

Lucky No. 13, Wildcats extend winning streak

The Wildcat volleyball team came from behind to beat Southeastern Oklahoma State 3-1 in its biggest win of the season Saturday night. ACU was ranked seventh in the region entering the match, and Southeastern sat in tenth place. The victory pushed the Wildcats’ record to 25-5, including 10-1 in conference play, and will probably vault […]

It’s time to move on

It’s time to move on. For the last several years, baseball has been associated with steroids, and Mark McGwire was smack in the middle of the controversy. I remember McGwire sitting in front of Congress not wanting to talk about the past. I know how that reflected poorly on baseball. I also know McGwire was […]

Wildcats boast record statistics

The Wildcats proved to be too much for Dallas Baptist on Tuesday night. ACU swept the Lady Patriots 25-14, 25-21 and 27-25, bringing ACU’s record to 18-5 on the season. Sophomore Jennie Hutt led the team with 13 kills. Fresh from consecutive LSC Co-Setter of the Week honors, junior Ijeoma Moronu added 33 assists to […]

Wildcats top-ranked team in the nation

ACU became part of the NCAA Division II in 1983. Nearly three decades later, the Wildcats are finally atop the American Football Coaches’ Association (AFCA) poll as the No. 1 team in the nation. A fortunate conjunction of events propelled ACU to first place today with 23 of 25 first place votes. The Wildcats defeated […]

Danieal Manning takes advice from Coach Lovie Smith

Former Wildcat Danieal Manning and Bears coach Lovie Smith have a special relationship that stems from their East Texas roots.

Did Knox really score on his kickoff return

Some questions have been raised as to whether Johnny Knox celebrated prematurely on his 102-yard kickoff return. Replays show that the ball may not have crossed the goal line before Knox tossed it over his shoulder. Bears coach Lovie Smith was quick to point out that the Lions didn’t try to challenge the play.

Soccer remains unbeaten in LSC

The Wildcat soccer team still has a zero in the loss column after two closely contested games against conference foes over the weekend. ACU played to a 2-2 tie against Northeastern State on Friday, before shutting out East Central Sunday afternoon. The Riverhawks jumped out to an early lead before ACU’s leading scorer, Courtney Wilson, […]

Bernard Scott helps Bengals to win

The Bengals are 3-1 after beating the winless Cleveland Browns 23-20 on Sunday. Bernard Scott had six carries for 41 yards.

Knox finding ways to get into the end zone

Johnny Knox and the Chicago Bears find themselves at 3-1 heading into their bye week. On Sunday, the Bears entered halftime tied at 21 against the Detroit Lions, who were coming off their first win in 20 games. However, the Bears were able to outscore Detroit 27-3 in the second half to eventually beat the […]

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