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Rare football game reboot set for Sunday

Rare football game reboot set for Sunday

By on October 24, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

It takes a lot to postpone a scheduled college football game. For the first time Saturday in 57 years, the Abilene Christian University Wildcats did not play as intended, with record-breaking rainfall and flood warnings as the culprits. A two-day downpour in Central Texas has dumped upwards of 20 inches of rain in places such as Corsicana. […]

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U.S. News: ACU a leader in innovation, value

U.S. News: ACU a leader in innovation, value

By on September 9, 2015 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

It didn’t take long for Abilene Christian University to land on the newest – and perhaps most distinctive – portion of U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of top colleges and universities. After being ranked first or second on the publication’s list of “Up-and-Coming-Universities” six of the previous seven years, ACU is No. 2 […]

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Basketball teams head to Kansas, Nevada

Basketball teams head to Kansas, Nevada

By on December 21, 2014 in Sports with 0 Comments

The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Abilene Christian University are nearing the end of their early season schedules. And as expected, ’tis the season for upsets and yawners, mismatches and blowouts, and we’re not talking about March Madness here. It’s November Nuttiness, December Did-You-See-That? or whatever else you’d like to call what is otherwise known […]

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Wildcats open season tonight on national TV

Wildcats open season tonight on national TV

By on August 27, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

It would be an understatement to refer to Abilene Christian University’s game tonight in Atlanta with Georgia State University as the only game in town. In fact, it’s the only college football contest being played in America and ESPNU will broadcast it nationally beginning at 6 p.m. CST. ACU’s Alumni Association is hosting a pregame […]

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Football season starts Aug. 27 in Georgia Dome

Football season starts Aug. 27 in Georgia Dome

By on July 15, 2014 in Campus News, Sports with 2 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s second full season as a member of NCAA Division I begins in only six weeks when the Wildcats travel to Atlanta to play Georgia State in a Wednesday night game on Aug. 27 in the Georgia Dome. It will be the first college football game of the 2014 season involving a FBS […]

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November gauntlet to test Golding’s team

November gauntlet to test Golding’s team

By on November 8, 2013 in Sports with 1 Comment

For 22 days in November, Abilene Christian University’s introduction to the world of NCAA Division I men’s basketball will feel like a full-court press unlike anything the Wildcats have ever faced. Beginning with a game tomorrow afternoon in Pittsburgh with Duquesne University and ending Nov. 30 in Baltimore against either The Citadel or Towson State […]

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Soccer team surprising new rivals in Southland

Soccer team surprising new rivals in Southland

By on September 30, 2013 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

After a trying season last fall, the Abilene Christian University women’s soccer team has regained the form it showed in 2011, and is one of the surprises of the Southland Conference thus far in 2013. In its first season of Division I competition, head coach Casey Wilson’s team is 9-1-1 overall and tied for second […]

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Is ACU football in your hometown this fall?

Is ACU football in your hometown this fall?

By on February 22, 2013 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s first football season as a member of NCAA Division I includes just four home games in 2013, but also four others in some of the biggest markets where alumni and future students live. Details were announced yesterday by ACU athletics: August 31 – Concordia (Ala.) College, Abilene, 7 p.m. September 7 – […]

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Oh Happy Day: Comeback win thrills ACU fans

Oh Happy Day: Comeback win thrills ACU fans

By on September 17, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Half of those wearing purple went home happy Saturday night from Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, the exception being the fans of Tarleton State University). The ACU Wildcat football team had something to do with that, rallying in the second half to take an exciting 34-31 win over the rival Texans in the second annual Lone […]

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