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CWS field looks mighty familiar to Wildcats

CWS field looks mighty familiar to Wildcats

By on June 13, 2016 in Sports with 0 Comments

A look at the 2016 field for the upcoming men’s NCAA Division I College World Series leaves Wildcat baseball fans with one conclusion: it looks a lot like Abilene Christian University’s schedule this season. Half of the eight-team field to begin play later this week in Omaha, Neb. – Oklahoma State University (41-20), TCU (47-16), Texas Tech […]

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Rhode runners cross country to ACU

Rhode runners cross country to ACU

By on September 20, 2015 in Sports with 0 Comments

Let’s get one thing straight before I tell you the tortuous tale of how a couple of pencil-thin identical twins from Rhode Island saved a women’s cross country season at Abilene Christian University: there is only a 50-50 chance I’ll get right who said what. In other words, far more likely than it ever was […]

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Silver lining: Baseball season ends on HI note

Silver lining: Baseball season ends on HI note

By on May 30, 2015 in Sports with 0 Comments

Somewhere over the Rainbow Warriors, season No. 25 of baseball 2.0 at Abilene Christian University came to an end last weekend. There was no pot of gold awaiting the Wildcats after beating the University of Hawaii, 7-4; just a second straight victory and the first season-ending win since 1995 when the Internet itself was still […]

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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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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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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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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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