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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

Basketball begins preseason 2-0 on the road

  The Pioneer basketball preseason began with the UNT Exhibition, where TWU lost within a 12-point margin to the NCAA Division I Mean Green team. Bouncing back at the Ashbrook Classic hosted at Midwestern State University, TWU added two in the win column. On Fri., Nov. 11, the Pioneers tipped off against

TWU falls 2-8 in LSC play

Last weekend, on Fri., Oct. 14 and Sat., Oct. 15, the Pioneer volleyball team hosted two Lone Star Conference games, both of which resulted in 3-2 losses. The game against the University of Texas at Permian Basin began at 7 p.m. on Friday and was designated as the “Dig for a

Pioneers start the season with 2 losses

TWU Pioneers failed to gain a win in their first two games of the season against Tarleton State and Angelo State The Tarleton State TexAnns and the Angelo State Belles are both top contenders in the conference. In the Angelo State game, the Pioneers fell in each set with the scores

Noel twins begin college volleyball careers

Twins, Courtney and Caroline Noel have been playing volleyball together since middle school, now as first-years at TWU, their adventure continues with the college experience. Nearly six hours away, the Noel sisters attended high school in Nederland, Texas, where they were both in the National Honors Society, as well as the

Fall intramural sports

studying, preparing for quizzes and tests, and a considerable amount of stress. Somewhere in between, leisure time can be beneficial to take a break and refocus after a few hours.  The Fitness and Recreation Center is a great student resource to utilize when you find yourself stuck on a homework assignment

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

TWU softball sees big wins

Last weekend, the Pioneers extended their conference record to 12-4 Johnna Headley, Copy Editor Last weekend, No. 23 Pioneers added three more wins to their conference record after winning the series against the Texas A&M Commerce Lions. On March 25, the Pioneers opened the doubleheader with an early offensive jump in the first

TWU Basketball heads to NCAA

The LSC Conference ends with a loss, but team advances to NCAA tournament Nadiyah Suleiman, Page Editor The Pioneers fell short in the Lone Star Conference Championship semi-finals with a loss to ASU; however, for the first time in TWU history, they received an at-large bid to the National Collegiate Athletic Association

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

First-year gymnast finds the right balance

Erin Alderman excels in her first meets on TWU's gymnastics team, earning early praise for her scores Heather Hines, Reporter First-year Communication  Sciences and Disorders major Erin Alderman has exceeded expectations in her first collegiate gymnastics meets. Training in the all-around, Alderman has competed at every meet TWU has participated in this

Pioneer Basketball

Basketball shoots for 6th conference win Johnna Headley, Reporter/Copy Editor The TWU Pioneer basketball team continued to participate in conference play over the winter break and currently boast a 6-2 conference record. TWU is currently ranked 3rd in the South Central Region Media Poll. On Jan. 17, the Pioneers battled back late in

Gymnastics team has yet to reach its peak

TWU gymnasts meet with Division 1 gymnastics teams in the NCAA. Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief The 2016 Gymnastics season began at home Jan. 8. The Pioneers competed with Florida, a Division 1 school ranked No. 2 on the National Collegiate Athletic Association website. The Pioneers accumulated a score of 191.450 in performance while

Catching up with the Pioneers

TWU athletics continued through the winter break to improve records and prepare for conference play. Johnna Headley, Reporter Basketball The Pioneers started conference play on Dec. 31 with a 72-62 win over Tarleton State University and currently hold a 5-1 Lone Star Conference record. According to the TWU athletics website, freshman Kara

TWU Volleyball to attend tournament

Nadiyah Suleiman, Page Editor In the last tournament of the season against A&M Commerce, TWU’s Volleyball team emerged victorious with a sweep, 26-24, 25-22 and 25-17. According to TWU Athletics, Senior Hillary Shaffer led the Pioneers with nine kills in her last regular game season. Junior Sara Oxford and Sophomore Briley

Pioneer Athletics update

Matt Olson, Copy Editor Volleyball  TWU Vs. Dallas Baptist University On Tuesday Oct. 27, the Pioneer volleyball team faced off against the DBU Patriots and came away with a win. The game set the Pioneers’ season record at 19-5. The Patriots put up a solid effort throughout the match. In each set, both teams