ACU prowls deep into the night, regional final
With fog oozing from the soggy turf – thanks to five days of drenching rains in Warrensburg, Mo. – sophomore infielder Ryan Luckie delivers the go-ahead single in the top of the 13th inning to propel the never-say-die Abilene Christian University Wildcats to a thrilling 9-8 win over St. Mary’s in an elimination game of … Continued
Baseball team knows how to draw a crowd
Not only is the Abilene Christian University baseball team lighting up scoreboards in the postseason, but coach Britt Bonneau’s fun-loving players know how to entertain a crowd between innings and games, too. The Lone Star Conference champion Wildcats, who set a school record Thursday afternoon with their 47th win of the season in a 10-2 … Continued
Track season rekindles Morrow memories
[youtube 96vssj1Nnj0] Whether you are too young to have seen him run, or have forgotten how Bobby Morrow (’58) put Abilene Christian University on the map, you’ll enjoy watching quality full-color footage from this YouTube video of Morrow competing at the 1956 Olympic Games. Relive Morrow’s races (100 meters, 200 meters and the anchor leg … Continued
Batter up, brethren
Forget Punxsutawney Phil, the over-hyped rodent who gets all that media attention for predicting the demise of winter. In early February, the surest signs of approaching spring – at least in this part of the world – are the ping of aluminum bat meeting ball and the glow of lights in the nighttime sky from … Continued
Johnny Knox goes Pro-Bowling
Chicago Bears wide receiver and kick returner Johnny Knox has been named to the Pro Bowl as a rookie, becoming only the second Wildcat to ever play in the annual all-star game of NFL players. ACU sports information director Lance Fleming tells you more here.
Sons of Wildcats make bowl game headlines
The family trees of several players starring on the college football bowl scene the past week have a decidedly purple hue, despite the burnt-orange-and-white and red-and-black uniforms seen by their fans on TV. The University of Texas Longhorns play the University of Alabama Crimson Tide for all the football marbles tonight in the Citi BCS … Continued
Are you ready for some [more] football?
The Wildcats are 10-0, champions of the Lone Star Conference, the No. 1-ranked team in NCAA Division II’s Super Region Four (and No. 2 in the nation) and hosts of the next two rounds of national playoffs if they continue their winning ways in the postseason. They are among national leaders in several offensive and … Continued
ACU Sports Blog is Rolling
ACU Today sports editor Lance Fleming (’92) has started a blog for Wildcat fans at acusports.blogspot.com. He and others are writing almost daily about preparations for the upcoming year at ACU. If you’re a football practice junkie and want to know who looked good in shorts and pads this week, this is the blog for … Continued