Division I Diatribes Vol. 3-The Hawk

Let’s talk about Ernest Hawkins Field at Memorial Stadium. Our favorite place to be on a fall afternoon in Northeast Texas. I would have a hard time believing that when then-President Dr. James Gee, Coach Milburn Smith, US Speaker of the House and ETSU Sam Rayburn, and Lt. Governor Walter Woodul, along with 12,000 fans…

Division I Diatribes: Vol. 2

I apologize for the lack of write ups as of late, but so much has been happening in the college sports world, it has been hard to keep up. Either way, time for the second edition of Division I Diatribes. Let’s talk…….$$$$$$$$$$$$$ MONEY $$$$$$$$$$$$$$. Ah yes, that thorny subject. The thing that is responsible for…

Division I Diatribes-Vol. 1

Well, I guess now is the time. I have been meaning to start sharing thoughts on the transition to Division I since September of last year, but I really underestimated how difficult last football season would be in so many ways, but that being said, it is time to tie up some loose ends. This…

Lion Hoops-5 Things

Now that I have covered a few things regarding the Lion Women’s Basketball team, it is time for us to look at our Men’s Program. Let’s get to it. First, whenever you think of Lion Basketball, you think of one word….tradition. The banners that hang inside University Fieldhouse tell the story of a program that…

Lion Women’s Hoops-5 Things

Well, football season has been over for a few weeks now, and this weekend Ferris State and Valdosta State will be playing in McKinney for the Division II crown, but for the past few weeks, Basketball has been going hot and heavy and the Texas A&M-Commerce Lion Women are picking up where they left off…

Playing For More

I think it is fair to say that everyone associated with Lion football, from the coaches, players, fans, and students are all disappointed in how this season has gone. Last Saturday’s loss….the worst in the Bailiff era, erased any doubt about the Lions making the playoffs. They had been hanging by a thread for weeks,…

Texas A&M-Commerce Lions @ Angelo State Rams-Storylines, Starters, and Stuff You Need To Know

Who: Versus When: Saturday, November 6, 6 PM Where: First Community Credit Union Field at LeGrand Stadium, San Angelo, TX Weather: 66 Degrees and Clear at Kickoff Listen/Watch/Stats- Radio-Lion Sports Network via 88.9 KETR (Commerce)-Charlie Chitwood (Play by Play), Brock Callaway (Color/Analysis/Updates) or Stream via http://www.ketr.org Watch-https://lonestarconferencenetwork.com/tamuc/ Live Stats-http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=352531&vislive=tame Projected Starters- Offense-(Multiple) QB-Miklo Smalls, 6’2, 225…

5 Game Balls-Texas-Permian Basin

Here are the 5 Game Balls for the UTPB Game. David Bailiff and Coaching Staff-Now, I know that game balls to go players, but the way that David Bailiff and his staff handled the situations that they faced tonight to make sure that UTPB understood despite the intensity of the game, that we wanted to…

Texas A&M-Commerce Lions VS Texas-Permian Basin Falcons-Storylines, Starters, and Stuff You Need To Know

Who: VS. When: Saturday, October 30, 4 PM Where: Ernest Hawkins Field at Texas A&M-Commerce Memorial Stadium, Commerce, TX Weather-71 and Sunny at Kickoff, with Temperatures dipping rapidly by 6 PM. Listen/Watch/Stats- Radio-Lion Sports Network via 88.9 KETR (Commerce)-Charlie Chitwood (Play by Play), Brock Callaway (Color/Analysis/Updates) or Stream via http://www.ketr.org Watch-https://lonestarconferencenetwork.com/tamuc/ Live Stats-http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=353492 Projected Starters- Offense-(Multiple)…