# 5 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions @ # 6 North Alabama Lions-Storylines, Starters, and Stuff You Need to Know.

Basics: Versus   When: Thursday, August 31st 6 PM CST Where: Braley Municipal Stadium, Florence, Alabama Radio: KETR 88.9 (Streaming Online at KETR.org) Charlie Chitwood (Play By Play) and Brock Calloway (Color) On the Call. TV/Video: You can stream via the UNA Website at the following Link: LIVE VIDEO:¬†https://portal.stretchinternet.com/una/ LIVE STATS:¬†https://portal.stretchinternet.com/una/ Storylines: It has been…

Ask The Opponent: North Alabama Lions Edition

Last season I introduced the concept of “Ask The Opponent”, a post in which I contacted a fan on d2messageboard.com to ask them questions about the upcoming matchup against TAMUC. A big hat tip to Lions96 from the message board who got me the answer to the questions I had. Here is the first edition…

The NewsWire: In Memory of Harry Icenhower.

First and foremost, The Lion Wire sends it’s prayers and condolences to the family of Harry Icenhower. Mr. Icenhower passed away Monday at the age of 94 in Commerce. For those who do not know, he and his wife Rheba have been two of the biggest boosters and supporters for the Lions and not just…

Wednesday Wire: Volleyball Starts Practice, Soccer Picked First, Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedules Released.

Volleyball workouts for the Season have started, and the Lady Netters are picked to finish fourth in a loaded LSC. Angelo State’s Rambelles are picked to win it as they finished as national runner ups last season. Here is the full coach’s poll. 2017 Lone Star Conference Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll Pl. Team 1st TOTAL…

Championship Chronicles Part 26: 2016 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions

In Commerce, Texas, Colby Carthel had brought Championship Football back to Commerce. His first season established a winning culture. The second season overlapped winning and championship cultures. The third season was all about winning and going to the next level, competing for the playoffs. The fourth season would be about competing IN the playoffs, and…

Championship Chronicles Part 23: 2009 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions

In the late 2000’s, A&M-Commerce Football showed some signs of life and positive movement. After the 2007 season, winning was not just going for average anymore, but the athletic department tried to take an approach of making things “big time” in Commerce. Calling it the “Restore the Roar” campaign, Carlton Cooper, the new athletic director…

Championship Chronicles Part 22: 2007 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions

In 1996, the Texas A&M University System bought East Texas State University. The institution had fallen on hard times from an enrollment standpoint and the school was quickly becoming an afterthought to many future college students. Most of the students from the Metroplex and the surrounding North Texas area were deciding to go to schools…