Tennis season begins with individual tourney

The men and women’s tennis teams kicked off their season at the ASC Individual Tournament in Belton, Texas from Sept. 12-14. The tournament, which consisted of four flights, had individual players representing their universities. Senior Casey Clark of the men’s team represented the Comets in flight 1 and stormed through...

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Comets qualify for the playoffs

Comets qualify for the playoffs

UTD defeated East Texas Baptist University in the double-header on April 20 to qualify for the post-season tournament. The Comets lost the first game of the series 6-3 on April 19. The double-header sweep on the following day ensured a No. 3 seed for the team in the ASC East...

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Not by design

After suffering an injury in high school, AJ Paradowski gave rugby a try and never looked back On the rugby field, AJ Paradowski’s red Mohawk and muscular presence don’t immediately evoke scenes of him sitting at a desk programming on a computer, but that’s exactly where he...

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ASC race heats up

The baseball team edged out Mississippi College 2-1 in a three-game series on April 5-6 but lost 9-8 to Texas Wesleyan University on April 9 in a non-conference game. The Comets (17-18 overall, 8-7 ASC) have won two games out of the last four and are currently fourth in the...

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Golf, Tennis briefs

The men’s tennis team is undefeated after routing Austin College 9-0 and Texas Lutheran 8-1 on March 1. The Comets are 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the ASC. Their conference match against Ozarks, which was scheduled for March 7, was postponed indefinitely. Senior Dustin Foster was named the ASC East...

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Catching fire at right time

Catching fire at right time

The UTD baseball team defeated UT Tyler 2-1 on March 15 to go level in the standings with the Patriots. Senior right-hander Derek Dallas picked up his fourth win of the season, tossing his third complete game. He gave up only one earned run while striking out four batter to...

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UTD on four-game win streak

Men hoping to claim crown again The Comets are on a roll as they finished their holiday play.  The Comets (10-4, 6-3 ASC) opened up the new year and second half of the season with a 4-0 record, cruising past Austin College, Sul Ross State, Howard Payne and East Texas...

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Comets win eight straight

Comets win eight straight

Players working hard to continue string of success It was a perfect December for the Comets as they won all six December games plus two January games to claim eight straight wins. The women’s basketball team (12-2, 8-1 ASC) remains second in the East, just behind Louisiana College, who holds...

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Coach’s life-long passion for basketball

Coach’s life-long passion for basketball

Former three-time ASC champion desires to build relationships through coaching UTD women Many people spend a considerable amount of their lives searching for the perfect career, or finding out their path was the wrong one.  For Polly Thomason, head coach of UTD women’s basketball team, this was never the case. ...

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Rugby streak ends

The undefeated streak of the UTD rugby club came to a halt on April 14-15, when the newly founded team experienced its first losses of the season at a tournament that would have placed them in the national championships. Leaving on the foreboding Friday the 13th, the team began a...

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