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Angel in the Outfield as baseball season begins

You can tell it’s spring again – or at least it’s not far away – by the sound of baseball at Crutcher Scott Field at Abilene Christian University. ACU wraps up its season-opening series with Arlington Baptist College this afternoon with a game at 1 p.m. A familiar voice is missing, however, but not reminders … Continued

Section F brings fan energy back to basketball

Perhaps it was the presence of an ESPN crew, broadcasting games from Moody Coliseum to a nationwide audience Jan. 25 for the first time ever. Maybe it was the Chapel credit for attending. It could just be a new-found, long-overdue interest once more in basketball. Whether one or all three, the re-emergence of students sitting … Continued

ACU Today looks at Division I sports action

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. … Continued

ACU Remembers: Bill Woodhouse

Bobby Morrow (’58) has deservedly received accolades too numerous to count for his performances on the track at Abilene Christian University in the 1950s. But he ran with other talented Wildcats on the multiple world record relay teams that made headlines. One of them was Bill Woodhouse (’59), who died yesterday at age 77 in … Continued

November gauntlet to test Golding's team

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 … Continued

Scott, Montgomery united on NFL's Ravens

The two top running backs in Abilene Christian University history are now both members of the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League, although one wears a headset and the other, a helmet and shoulder pads. The defending Super Bowl champion Ravens announced today the signing of Bernard Scott (’08), who was released earlier this … Continued

ACU Remembers: Altus “Al” Scott

Abilene Christian University baseball benefactor Altus “Al” Victor Scott (’61) died Oct. 6 at age 75 in Abilene. His memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at University Church of Christ with Dr. Gary McCaleb officiating. Burial is at Elmwood Memorial Park following the service. A visitation will be held tonight from 5-7 p.m. at Piersall-Benton Funeral … Continued

Soccer team surprising new rivals in Southland

After a trying season last fall, the Abilene Christian University women’s soccer team has regained the form it showed in 2011, and is one of the surprises of the Southland Conference thus far in 2013. In its first season of Division I competition, head coach Casey Wilson’s team is 9-1-1 overall and tied for second … Continued

Catch Wildcat football in Frisco Saturday

Alumni and other fans of Abilene Christian University have had an opportunity three of the last four years to watch the Wildcats play football in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This Saturday, the team will be in Frisco (north of Dallas) to host Tarleton State University at 4 p.m. CST. The game will be played in … Continued

Multiple ways to follow the Wildcats tonight

Whether you’re at the game or out of town, there are multiple ways to follow the action tonight between Abilene Christian University and McMurry University: BE REAL: Wear purple (and some anti-perspirant) and head to Shotwell Stadium. A free tailgate begins at 4 p.m., and kickoff is at 6 p.m. It’s September, which means the West … Continued