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Moody recognized as student-athlete of the month

Every month at TWU, one lucky athlete is selected as the Edward Jones Student-Athlete of the month. This individual must be someone who balances life as a student along with being an athlete at the collegiate level, which is no easy feat. January’s Student-Athlete of the Month is no other

Basketball gains ground after slow start to the season

            With two wins in the past week, Texas Woman’s University Basketball is progressing on their win-loss ratio after overcoming their seven-streak loss with a win against Cameron University Saturday, Jan. 19 and a one-point loss to Eastern New Mexico Thursday, Jan. 24. The Pioneers traveled to Canyon Saturday, Jan. 26 to take on the

Pioneers dominate at weekend quad meet, discuss outlook for season

The TWU Gymnastics team came out on top over the weekend quad meet at Denton’s Kitty Magee Arena, scoring a 194.300 in their best performance of the season. Sunday, Jan. 27, the Pioneers faced off against three rivals in the first home-based quad meet of the season. Centenary College, the University of Wisconsin-Stout and the

Lady Pioneers overcome the odds

Last week, the TWU basketball team took on the challenge of breaking a seven-game losing streak. Going into a tug of war match during overtime, the final scoreboard was indefinite. However, with the odds stacked against them and the stakes high, the Pioneers pulled through with a 72-70 triumph over Cameron University’s Lady Aggies

Pioneers finish 1-3 after weekend game

Weekend basketball got off to an exciting start with a Saturday win for the Pioneers, but ultimately ended in disappointment. Saturday, Nov. 17 marked the Pioneers’ first victory of the season, with TWU defeating West Alabama 70-56 on the first day of the Hilton Garden Inn Pioneer Classic. After a disappointing

Outback Steakhouse to host Maroon and White luncheon

Outback Steakhouse and the TWU athletics department have worked together since 2003 to hold Maroon and White Luncheons that support student athletes. These luncheons are what bring the community together, allow student athletes and coaches to answer questions some might have and to show support for those working hard at TWU.

Soccer and Volleyball Update

Soccer’s Five-game Winning Streak Thursday, Oct. 25 TWU faced off against rival Texas A&M Commerce. This was a key conference match that ended with another victory for The Pioneers. The game was one long stalemate, as neither team seemed able to score. It was not until the game entered overtime

Soccer and volleyball updates

Consecutive Soccer Shutouts             The Pioneers’ most recent games have earned them points towards their standing in the Lone Star Conference. After playing at home , Oct. 3, the Pioneers made a quick turnaround to play Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls Friday, Oct. 5. Their Friday night game earned them

TWU volleyball struggles in away-games

Over the weekend, TWU’s volleyball team played two out-of-town games, and it is ready for two more games here in Denton this next weekend. Last Friday, the team played against Western New Mexico in Silver City where it lost 2-3, ending its five-game winning streak. Although the team came into

Player Spotlight: Meet Lauren Bradford

Lauren Bradford, a soccer student-athlete here at TWU, has done her due diligence to succeed in every facet of her life. She’s technically a senior and will be graduating a year early next May. This is her third and last year to play competitively. She studies speech pathology and is

TWU wins 3-1 in weekend tournament

The South-Central Classic saw the Pioneers volleyball team continue its winning streak as it went 3-1 for the second weekend in a row. TWU defeated East Central and Southeastern Oklahoma State in the Durant, Oklahoma volleyball tournament Sept. 1, climbing to 6-2 overall. This season's opening matches show TWU's capability of

Get back in the grind

Outdoor Adventures Each year, the TWU Fitness and Recreation Center hosts multiple outdoor adventures that are open to students and range from kayaking, hiking, caving and horseback riding. This semester, there will be seven trips available that will cost between $10 and $40 per student. Each student must pre-register to

TWU sports are going strong

With the start of a new semester comes a new wave of Pioneer pride for the sports teams of TWU. The soccer and volleyball teams have not taken much of a summer break because they are already back in the grind for victory.             With the construction of the new dorms,

TWU Gymnastics goes out with a bang

In preparation for the USAG Collegiate Nationals this Friday through Sunday at TWU, the gymnastics team is building up momentum to take on their competition. Together, the team is perfecting their routines and setting mental goals to bring champion attitudes, focus on precision, sell their landings, own their gymnastics and

Pioneer Softball sweeps competition

At their last home games on Mar. 23 and 24, the Pioneers took on the state’s fifth-ranked team, the San Angelo Belles. Even though the Pioneers outhit the Belles 13-12, the five game winning streak was ended with a 13-7 loss after three grand slams by the Belles on Friday,

Intramurals: the not so serious sports

TWU intramurals are a great way for students to get involved in athletics without the stress of being the best. While intramural sports are the same sports that are played at the more competitive collegiate level, they are played at a much friendlier and laid-back style. Some of the spring intramural

A love for competition

  Number 17 on the field, sophomore Hazel Puempel started running the bases at four years old. What started out as a love for competition on the T-Ball field, Puempel found that her passion would follow her for many more years. In the 2017 season Puempel started and played a total of

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