A Day of Days

Billy and I here at The Wire wanted to pass along the best of birthday wishes to our editor and, more importantly, our friend, Brian Pate. Brian’s love for Commerce, superb writing style, and willingness to take a chance with a couple of older Lions make him a great friend. Happy Birthday, sir.

BREAKING: Lone Star Conference cancels all sports for remaining season.

Note: The following information is NOT from the Texas A&M-Commerce Athletic Department. It is from the releases of the Lone Star Conference. The Lone Star Conference has just announced that all spring sports and postseason sports have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus emergency that has now hit the national, state, and local levels. This…

Gone Fishing-Summer 2019

Just a head’s up for everyone, the Wire staff will be taking our August Sabbatical starting today. We will be back the week before the Lions kick off against our guests from south of the Border, Seleccion Nuevo Leon. I have been doing this since 2017 as it gives us all a chance to get…

LSC Media Days-5 Thoughts

3- That is how the Lions are picked to finish, third in the conference. Not a complete knock, but below Tarleton and Midwestern State. I have to say I understand the ranking. The media knows we have too much talent to be any lower but any higher with a new coach, new offensive systems, new…

Thank You, Colby Carthel.

Coach Carthel, I have to admit I was disappointed when I saw you had taken the job at Stephen F. Austin. However, as someone who bleeds the blue and gold, you have to understand that my hope for you to stay here would be biased, but as the brother of a high school coach, I…

Gone Fishin’

Hello Wire Fans. It is hard to believe that in has been almost a year since the Lions lofted the national title trophy, but the title defense begins in 5 weeks from today. I am thrilled because Russell McLean will be here for his first full year (he joined during the playoffs) and Billy Minor…

BREAKING: 2018 Lion Football Schedule Change.

Per Lionathletics.com, the Lions will begin their 2018 season on a Thursday night (as I was hoping they would) at home against Texas A&M-Kingsville on August 30th. The Lions will go for 7 straight against the Hoggies. Also, an 11th game has been added, as Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania will come visit the Blackland…

Lion Football: 2018 Schedule Released & Some Quick Thoughts.

The 2018 Schedule is out, so a few thoughts about each game. September 8- Vs. William Jewell-@ Greene Stadium Liberty, Missouri September 15-VS. Eastern New Mexico-Greyhound Stadium, Portales, New Mexcio September 22 VS. Colorado State-Pueblo-Ernest Hawkins Field At Memorial Stadium, Commerce, Texas September 29 VS. Texas A&M Kingsville (Chennault Cup Game)-Ernest Hawkins Field At Memorial…