Three basketball foes make NCAA tourney

How tough was the non-conference men’s basketball schedule played by Abilene Christian University in 2013-14? Two of the Wildcats’ early season opponents were named this afternoon to the NCAA tournament, and a third thinks it should be. Xavier (21-12 overall, 10-8 in the Big East Conference) made it, as did Iowa (20-12 overall, 9-9 in […]

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Sure signs of spring: windy days, NFL scouts

Scouts from National Football League teams know Abilene is more than a place to stop for barbeque, steak and breakfast burritos. In recent years, it’s become a place to shop for future pro players on display at the Wildcats’ annual Pro Day at Wally Bullington Football Practice Facility. The latest crop participated yesterday, with 11 […]

Category: Alumni News, Sports


10 Questions with David Ramsey from Sochi

The latest most Excellent Adventure of David Ramsey (’81) will end Feb. 23 when the XXII Olympic Winter Games conclude. An award-winning sportswriter for The Gazette newspaper in Colorado Springs, Colo., he is covering his fourth Olympic Games, this time in Sochi, Russia. He writes about professional and collegiate sports in and around Colorado Springs, the home of […]


Globetrotters still deliver, after all these years

Last night, the Harlem Globetrotters made their 33rd appearance in Abilene since 1952 including their 10th in ACU’s Moody Coliseum, where their basketball schtick showed new inspiration but seemingly never grows old with fans of all ages. Their New Rules Tour gives fans an opportunity to vote online for variations on the game, including Make […]


Angel in the Outfield as baseball season begins

You can tell it’s spring again – or at least it’s not far away – by the sound of baseball at Crutcher Scott Field at Abilene Christian University. ACU wraps up its season-opening series with Arlington Baptist College this afternoon with a game at 1 p.m. A familiar voice is missing, however, but not reminders […]


Section F brings fan energy back to basketball

Perhaps it was the presence of an ESPN crew, broadcasting games from Moody Coliseum to a nationwide audience Jan. 25 for the first time ever. Maybe it was the Chapel credit for attending. It could just be a new-found, long-overdue interest once more in basketball. Whether one or all three, the re-emergence of students sitting […]


ACU Today looks at Division I sports action

Bonus Coverage of the Fall-Winter 2013 issue of ACU Today magazine takes an inside look at the sports action from last semester, the Wildcats’ first as a member of NCAA Division I and the Southland Conference. The online-only version includes 28 extra pages of great photography from football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross country and baseball action. […]

Category: Events, Magazine, Sports


ACU Remembers: Bill Woodhouse

Bobby Morrow (’58) has deservedly received accolades too numerous to count for his performances on the track at Abilene Christian University in the 1950s. But he ran with other talented Wildcats on the multiple world record relay teams that made headlines. One of them was Bill Woodhouse (’59), who died yesterday at age 77 in […]

Category: Alumni News, Sports


Fall-Winter 2013 issue on its way

Happy New Year! Even if your printed copy of ACU Today’s Fall-Winter 2013 issue has not yet arrived in the mail (it’s on the way), you can sneak a peak at the online version now. The printed issue is 80 pages but another 50 pages of Bonus Coverage bring the online version to more than 130 pages […]


November gauntlet to test Golding’s team

For 22 days in November, Abilene Christian University’s introduction to the world of NCAA Division I men’s basketball will feel like a full-court press unlike anything the Wildcats have ever faced. Beginning with a game tomorrow afternoon in Pittsburgh with Duquesne University and ending Nov. 30 in Baltimore against either The Citadel or Towson State […]

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