UTD coach selected to assist U.S. collegiate national volleyball team for second time

For the second year in a row, head volleyball coach Marci Sanders will be an assistant coach to the U.S. Collegiate National Team. USA Volleyball selected 36 athletes to participate in the U.S. Collegiate National team program, and Sanders will train the athletes and help them prepare for the USA...

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Golfer more than a great shot

Golfer more than a great shot

Freshman golfer Gina Brannon is optimistic about her future in golf after making her first hole-in-one during a practice round at the ASC Championship Tournament.  Brannon was 150 yards out from the hole and could not see where the ball landed when everyone around her started cheering.  “I had no...

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Gay athletes left unrecognized in Division III

Gay athletes left unrecognized in Division III

Media, community must do a better job at showing proper support to pioneering athletes who play for lesser known schools Gay athletes coming out are being highlighted at the highest echelons of athletics but are still being ignored at the lower levels of college sports. In the past year, three...

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Inexperienced softball team improving in spite of recent losses

Inexperienced softball team improving in spite of recent losses

The UTD softball team defeated the University of Dallas in two nonconference games on April 1 before losing three conference games to UT Tyler on April 4 and 5. The first game against the University of Dallas ended in just five innings after the mercy rule was invoked, as the...

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Consistency key to ASC success

Consistency key to ASC success

Baseball team looks to end unpredictable form in final stretch of regular season to prepare for post-season tourney As the season starts to wind down, the baseball team is working to be more consistent as it makes a run for the ASC tournament. The Comets have their eyes set on...

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NCAA must reform fiscal rules

NCAA must reform fiscal rules

Student-athletes should be treated as university employees, must receive pay, health benefits A blow has finally been struck in the fight for the rights of student-athletes against the NCAA. On March 25, after players led by former quarterback Kain Colter petitioned to unionize, the National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB,...

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Team stumbles in ASC play

Team stumbles in ASC play

The softball team’s six-game winning streak came to an end when it lost three consecutive games against Mary Hardin-Baylor on March 21-22. The Comets took the lead toward the end of the second inning in the first game with back-to-back runs by freshman infielder Kendall Moore and junior infielder Morgan...

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V-ball player tries out for national team

V-ball player tries out for national team

Kelsey Morrison knew that she didn’t have a chance of making one of the three U.S. national volleyball teams. Out of the 240 or so volleyball players from around the country that had traveled to Colorado Springs, Col., Kelsey was well aware of the fact that she couldn’t make the...

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Heralding change: Kanute Drugan

Heralding change: Kanute Drugan

Highly acclaimed Kanute Drugan takes on women’s soccer coach role with novel strategic ideas for team Being named after legendary figures football coach Knute Rockne and King Canute can carry some high expectations. But new head women’s soccer coach Kanute Drugan has risen to the challenge and proven he’s worthy...

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