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Nike swooshes into town for ACU partnership

Nike swooshes into town for ACU partnership

By on September 10, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Branding in intercollegiate athletics can be a two-way street, Lee De Leon inferred this morning in announcing that Abilene Christian University has signed a five-year athletics footwear, apparel and equipment contract with Nike, only the fifth Texas university to partner with the famous Swoosh. Clearly, that proverbial street runs along Ambler Avenue and Judge Ely Boulevard, […]

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Baseball team still slinging stones at Goliaths

Baseball team still slinging stones at Goliaths

By on April 17, 2015 in Sports with 0 Comments

The Abilene Christian University baseball team is 6-9 in the Southland Conference as it prepares to host Sam Houston State University this weekend at Crutcher Scott Field. That’s the same Bearkat squad that traveled to Austin earlier this week and shutout The University of Texas, 5-0. But don’t let the Wildcats’ overall record (8-26) fool you. If they keep slinging, they will land a stone […]

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VIA News: Gray Stadium demo begins Monday

VIA News: Gray Stadium demo begins Monday

By on March 29, 2015 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Demolition of old Elmer Gray Stadium, a venerable U.S. track and field venue for decades at Abilene Christian University, will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, March 30. It will make way for the eventual footprint of the proposed Wildcat Stadium and a return to on-campus football games for the first time since World War II. Just to the southwest, new Elmer […]

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Wildcats playing NCAA’s top baseball teams

Wildcats playing NCAA’s top baseball teams

By on March 26, 2015 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Wildcat fans who may still be in denial that Abilene Christian University is playing major NCAA Division I competition need to head to Crutcher Scott Field in April. Kudos to head baseball coach Britt Bonneau, whose team plays in the historically strong Southland Conference, for not shying away from challenging the best competition in the Southwest. Scheduling such heavyweights can be hard on […]

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VIA News: Purple track is in the starting blocks

VIA News: Purple track is in the starting blocks

By on October 23, 2014 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Seemingly overnight, the piles of gray and brown sand covering the site of Abilene Christian University’s new track and field/soccer stadium have disappeared beneath the ground. About 400 tons of what is called root-zone sand was poured into an even layer nine inches deep and overlaid this week with sod, creating the first official soccer […]

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ACU Today looks at Division I sports action

ACU Today looks at Division I sports action

By on January 24, 2014 in Sports with 0 Comments

Bonus Coverage of the Fall-Winter 2013 issue of ACU Today magazine takes an inside look at the sports action from last semester, the Wildcats’ first as a member of NCAA Division I and the Southland Conference. The online-only version includes 28 extra pages of great photography from football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross country and baseball action. […]

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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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Hello, Division I: New era begins today

Hello, Division I: New era begins today

Abilene Christian University is no stranger to playing teams from much larger institutions, but today marks the start of a new era in which the entire Wildcat intercollegiate athletics program is affiliated with NCAA Division I. As the new Spring-Summer 2013 issue of ACU Today magazine explains, preparations for a return to the Southland Conference are […]

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