Women should be embraced in men’s sports

Commentators reactions to female broadcaster during MLB game highlights lack of acceptance of women in sports industry Change, in all facets, can be a frightening proposition for humans. Once people begin to develop a habitual lifestyle, the slightest deviation from the status quo can place them in a state of...

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Referees’ job needs to be respected

Recent attack on a referee puts importance of sports into perspective Confrontations between athletes, coaches and referees are hardly a rarity. Emotions in a game can run wild and those involved make decisions in the heat of the moment. Take, for example, a baseball manager walking out of the team...

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Road Warriors

Road Warriors

V-ball team experiences ups, downs on lengthy road trip Fully equipped and focused, the women’s volleyball team entered enemy territory. The team on the other side of the net, backed by a hostile home crowd of 669 deafening fans, was the only thing that stood in the Comets’ way of...

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Record Setter

Record Setter

V-ball player breaks UTD all-time career assist record, gets passion for game from mother An afternoon match-up on Sept. 4 featured the women’s volleyball team and the Southwestern Pirates as they opened their weekend tournament play. In the first few minutes of the game, history was made. At the end...

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Women’s soccer team young, excited

Women’s soccer team young, excited

Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated how many goals were scored by graduating seniors last year. The Mercury regrets this error. Despite going toe to toe with nationally ranked Hardin-Simmons in the ASC semi-finals last season, the Comets finished on the wrong end of the scoreboard. Heading into...

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Men’s soccer looks to build on past success

Men’s soccer looks to build on past success

After posting a 14-5-3 record and falling short in the 2014 ASC championship game, the men’s soccer team is looking to build on last years play — this time with a veteran-laden squad. A year removed from winning the ASC regular season, the Comets have been tabbed as the early...

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Softball head coach brings Division I experience to help revitalize team

Softball head coach brings Division I experience to help revitalize team

After finishing with a second straight losing record in conference play and the first losing season since 2011, changes at the helm have been made in an effort to revitalize the softball program. UTD’s softball program will begin the year with a new head coach. Rich Wieligman was officially appointed...

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Head volleyball coach wins gold medal in Peru

Head volleyball coach wins gold medal in Peru

Staff member for U.S. Women’s National volleyball team returns to UTD with plans to implement strategies, poise for school squad After serving as a staff member on the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball team at the Pan American Cup, UTD’s head volleyball coach Marci Sanders recently came home with a gold...

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