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De Leon brings Division I experience to role

De Leon brings Division I experience to role

By on November 14, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

It’s been a dozen years since Abilene Christian University went “out of network” to hire a director of athletics, but it’s not as unusual as one might think for the Wildcats to lean on someone for that job who does not have a framed ACU diploma on the wall. Lee De Leon was introduced to […]

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Wildcat Caravan rolled through Texas last week

Wildcat Caravan rolled through Texas last week

By on July 20, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Pound for pound, it may be the biggest road trip of the season. ACU coaches and administrators fanned out across Texas last week for the fourth annual Wildcat Caravan, a series of high-energy, if not high-calorie, get-togethers at some of the state’s best eateries with Wildcat alumni, fans, families and friends to collectively cheer on […]

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Section F brings fan energy back to basketball

Section F brings fan energy back to basketball

By on February 11, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Perhaps it was the presence of an ESPN crew, broadcasting games from Moody Coliseum to a nationwide audience Jan. 25 for the first time ever. Maybe it was the Chapel credit for attending. It could just be a new-found, long-overdue interest once more in basketball. Whether one or all three, the re-emergence of students sitting […]

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ACU announces move to Southland, Division I

ACU announces move to Southland, Division I

By on August 25, 2012 in Campus News, Sports with 3 Comments

Seven days from now, Abilene Christian University plays a crosstown rival (McMurry) in football for the first time in 41 years. So, in the spirit of making a little history whenever the opportunity arises, the Wildcats did something this afternoon they haven’t done in almost 50 years – agree to play in the Southland Conference, […]

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Southland Conference team concludes visit

Southland Conference team concludes visit

By on August 1, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Southland Conference commissioner Tom Burnett said his group of league officials wrapped up what he called a “great” tour of the Abilene Christian University campus today, satisfied that all parties had an excellent opportunity to get to know each other better. For two days this week, the SLC group toured campus facilities, met with deans […]

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ACU among three universities in SLC study

ACU among three universities in SLC study

By on May 24, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Presidents of the NCAA Division I Southland Conference met yesterday to discuss business, including a search committee focused on the managed growth of the 49-year-old league. Division II-affiliated Abilene Christian University was a founding member of the SLC in 1963. “I received a phone call late Wednesday afternoon from Southland Conference commissioner Tom Burnett, informing […]

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McCasland out, Golding in for Wildcats

McCasland out, Golding in for Wildcats

By on July 18, 2011 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

There will be one less place setting at the table during Wildcat Caravan meal meetings with fans this week: Abilene Christian University men’s basketball coach Grant McCasland, who resigned today to become the top assistant coach for the men’s basketball program at Baylor University. Only four months after leaving Midwestern State University’s highly successful program […]

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RSVP today for next week’s Wildcat Caravan

RSVP today for next week’s Wildcat Caravan

By on July 15, 2011 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

Abilene Christian University fans are guaranteed a sports smorgasbord when the Wildcat Caravan travels to major cities in Texas next week. ACU head coaches Chris Thomsen (football) and Grant McCasland (men’s basketball) will be joined by other coaches, plus athletics director Jared Mosley (’92) and Wildcat sports broadcaster Grant Boone (’91) in five cities: July […]

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