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TWU Pioneer basketball team sits 5-5 in LSC play

After wrapping up another weekend of basketball, the Pioneers are currently sitting at .500 with a 5-5 Lone Star Conference record.   Midwestern State University Falling to the Midwestern State Mustangs 66-65 in the final seconds of the fourth quarter on Jan. 19, TWU went on to overcome Cameron University on Jan. 21

Pioneers: Scholars and Athletes Thrive

Fall 2016 was a memorable semester for the Pioneer sports teams to say the least. Although our teams did not all go undefeated, they did have some pretty sweet wins along the way. Even more satisfying, Pioneer athletes had an all-time high when it came to academic achievements. Twenty-nine student-athletes obtained

Pioneers Split Road Trip

On Sat., Oct. 29 and Tues., Nov. 1 the Pioneer volleyball team played two road games against Texas A&M Kingsville and Midwestern State, respectively. The team split the trip with a loss against Texas A&M Kingsville and a crucial win against Midwestern State.   Texas A&M Kingsville (L) In the game against the

Pioneers end regular season

Pioneers played their last two games of the season this weekend, gaining a win against Angelo State and a loss against UT Permian Basin.   On Friday, Pioneers defeated the Angelo State Belles with a score of 1-0. Senior forward and midfielder Gaby Larson scored the single goal, aided by an assist

Senior volleyball player collects awards

Leg muscles tensed, then propelled middle blocker Sara Oxford up allowing her to execute another perfect kill on her teams behalf.   Oxford, a senior Graphic Design major, began playing volleyball for TWU in 2015. Originally from Decatur, Oxford played volleyball in high school before attending Abilene Christian University and playing volleyball

Soccer one-for-one

After two overtimes on Tuesday night against Lubbock Christian University, a tie rendered it impossible to declare a winner. It all ended with one point for each team, with junior midfielder Chelsea Martin scoring for the Pioneers. All points were scored within the first 10 minutes of the game. The first

TWU’s killer victory against DBU sparks win streak

On Tues., Sept. 27, the Pioneer volleyball team claimed a 3-2 victory over DBU after seven consecutive losses. Several players left the court of Kitty Magee Arena with career-highs, and the match was instrumental in preparing players for upcoming games in the Lone Star Conference. The Pioneers started off strong with wins

Pioneer soccer team starts with success

Coming off of a great season in 2015, the Pioneer soccer team is continuing their success with a 4-1 start during the pre-season. The season began with a trip to Colorado on Sept. 1, where the Pioneers faced off with Colorado State at Pueblo and came off the field with a

Pioneers wrap up conference play with WT

Pioneer softball hosted No. 1 West Texas A&M University for the last conference series, recognized senior players during ceremony Johnna Headley, Copy Editor Last weekend, the Pioneers wrapped up Lone Star Conference play with a four-game series with No. 1 West Texas A&M University that took a total of approximately 12 hours

Gymnastics team ends on a spectacular note

Pioneers place and take home individual event awards from national competition Heather Hines, Reporter TWU’s Pioneers performed at the 2016 U.S.A. Gymnastics National Championship, winning awards during the individual events and the team semifinals. For the past 24 years, the Pioneers have qualified for team finals. Unfortunately, that tradition was not continued this

New class of softball comes to Pioneer Field

Slappers change the game for the 2016 season Johnna Headley, Copy Editor The Pioneer softball team kick started their season with a 9-7 preseason record and currently have a four-win-streak. On Feb. 28 the Pioneers will host St. Edward’s University during an opening double header. The Pioneers are set to open conference play

Pioneers prepare for championships

TWU Basketball ranked No. 3 in Lone Star conference Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief TWU Basketball is in its last leg with one more home game this week to finish up the regular season before heading to the Lone Star Conference Championships. Starting March 2 through March 5, the Pioneers will embark to Allen, TX