Utah Valley earns 66-62 win over Abilene ChristianFebruary 26, 2023 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Le'Tre Darthard's 18 points helped Utah Valley defeat Abilene Christian 66-62 on Saturday night.
Darthard was 5 of 14 shooting, including 1 for 4 from distance, and went 7 for 7 from the line for the Wolverines (22-7, 13-3 Western Athletic Conference).
Cajuste’s 29 lead SFA over Abilene Christian 91-89 in 2OTFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — AJ Cajuste had 29 points in Stephen F. Austin's 91-89 double overtime win against Abilene Christian on Wednesday night.
Cajuste added seven assists for the Lumberjacks (18-10, 10-5 Western Athletic Conference).
Grand Canyon knocks off Abilene Christian 75-73January 27, 2023 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Rayshon Harrison's 19 points helped Grand Canyon defeat Abilene Christian 75-73 on Thursday night.
Harrison also added six assists for the Antelopes (14-7, 5-3 Western Athletic Conference).
Darthard powers Utah Valley over Grand Canyon 76-74January 22, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Le'Tre Darthard had 25 points and Utah Valley beat Grand Canyon 76-74 on Saturday night.
Darthard added seven rebounds for the Wolverines (16-5, 7-1 Western Athletic Conference).
Cameron’s 18 lead Abilene Christian past Howard Payne 113-52December 22, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Tobias Cameron's 18 points helped Abilene Christian defeat Howard Payne 113-52 on Wednesday night.
Cameron added seven rebounds and five assists for the Wildcats (8-5). Cameron Steele added 12 points while going 5 of 9 (2 for 5 from distance), and he also had seven rebounds.
N’Guessan’s 23 points help K-State beat Abilene ChristianDecember 7, 2022 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — David N’Guessan scored 23 points to lead Kansas State to an 81-64 victory over Abilene Christian on Tuesday night.
N’Guessan made all nine of his field goals but was 4 of 11 from the line.
Dibba’s 12 lead Abilene Christian over Arlington BaptistDecember 3, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Ali Abdou Dibba's 12 points helped Abilene Christian defeat Arlington Baptist 88-42 on Saturday.
Dibba shot 5 of 7 from the field for the Wildcats (5-4). Cameron Steele scored 12 points while shooting 4 for 6, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc.
Abilene Christian knocks off North American 93-46December 1, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Immanuel Allen scored 17 points as Abilene Christian beat North American 93-46 on Wednesday night.
Allen also added six rebounds for the Wildcats (4-4). Ja'Sean Jackson was 4-of-9 shooting (3 for 7 from distance) to add 11 points.
Friday’s ScoresNovember 26, 2022 GMT
Stephen F. Austin tops Abilene Christian 24-21, wins WACNovember 20, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Trae Self scrambled 12 yards for the game-winning touchdown with 2:43 left to give Stephen F. Austin a 24-21 win over Abilene Christian Saturday and the Lumberjacks claimed the Western Athletic Conference championship.
Abilene Christian secures 104-46 win over McMurryNovember 16, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Cameron Steele's 15 points helped Abilene Christian defeat McMurry 104-46 on Tuesday night.
Steele was 5 of 6 shooting and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the Wildcats (2-1).
Long’s 4 TD passes help send Abilene Christian to 45-28 winNovember 12, 2022 GMT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Ethan Long threw three first-quarter touchdown passes and four overall and Abilene Christian rode a fast start to a 45-28 victory over Sam Houston on Saturday.
Long was 30-of-48 passing for 262 yards with an interception with all four of his TD throws coming in the first half when the Wildcats (7-3, 4-0 Western Athletic Conference) took a 38-14 lead.
Taylor, Coleman power Texas A&M past Abilene Christian 77-58November 12, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Wade Taylor IV scored 17 points, Henry Coleman III had a double-double and Texas A&M pulled away in the second half to defeat Abilene Christian 77-58 on Friday night.
Cameron’s 18 points lead Abilene Christian over Jackson St.November 8, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Tobias Cameron had 18 points in Abilene Christian’s 65-56 victory over Jackson State in a season opener on Monday night.
Cameron had six rebounds for the Wildcats (1-0). Airion Simmons added 13 points while shooting 6 for 10 and he also had five rebounds.
McIvor, Clark help Abilene Christian beat Tarleton 28-23November 6, 2022 GMT
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Maverick McIvor threw for a career-high 385 yards and three touchdowns, Kobe Clark had seven receptions for 115 yards and two TDs and Abilene Christian beat Tarleton 28-23 Saturday night.
Abilene Christian turns back Southern Utah 21-18October 16, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Freshman Rovaughn Banks Jr. scored on a short run in the fourth quarter after a key interception by Elijah Moffett and Abilene Christian held off Southern Utah 21-18 on Saturday.
Campos lifts Stephen F Austin over Abilene Christian 41-38October 9, 2022 GMT
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Chris Campos kicked a 51-yard field goal on the final play of the game and Stephen F. Austin outlasted Abilene Christian 41-38 on Saturday night.
Campos' winning kick came after Abilene Christian's Blair Zepeda was short on a 54-yard field-goal attempt with 4 seconds remaining.
Abilene Christian cruises past Western New Mexico 34-7September 25, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Ethan Long threw two touchdowns passes, Rovaughn Banks Jr. and Jermiah Dobbins each had more than 100 yards rushing and Abilene Christian cruised to a 34-7 victory over Division II-member Western New Mexico on Saturday night.
Missouri makes 1st visit to Auburn in SEC opener for bothSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
Missouri (2-1, 0-0 SEC) at Auburn (2-1, 0-0), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN)
Line: Auburn by 7 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Missouri defeats Abilene Christian in warmup for SEC playSeptember 17, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Tigers made it a clear priority to get wide receiver Luther Burden III more involved in the team’s final tuneup before entering SEC play, and the move paid immediate dividends in Saturday’s 34-17 victory over Abilene Christian.
Missouri aims to bounce back from loss vs Abilene ChristianSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
Abilene Christian (2-0) at Missouri (1-1), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN+)
Abilene Christian rallies past Prairie View behind McIvorSeptember 11, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Maverick McIvor overcame three interceptions by throwing for a touchdown and running for another, both in the fourth quarter, and Abilene Christian rallied to beat Prairie View A&M 21-13 on Saturday night.
Friday’s ScoresSeptember 3, 2022 GMT
McIvor, Catalon lift Abilene Christian over Lamar 28-14September 2, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Maverick McIvor threw two touchdown passes and Abilene Christian's defense blanked Lamar over the final three quarters to give the Wildcats their first season-opening win since 2013 with a 28-14 victory on Thursday night.
Thursday’s ScoresAugust 26, 2022 GMT
First Financial: Q2 Earnings SnapshotJuly 21, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) _ First Financial Bankshares Inc. (FFIN) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $60.5 million.
The Abilene, Texas-based bank said it had earnings of 42 cents per share.
GOP-led states ask courts to stop changes to US asylum casesApril 28, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Republican efforts to stop the Biden administration from changing how asylum claims on the U.S. border are handled widened Thursday as Texas and Arizona asked courts to block new procedures that could decide asylum cases in months, instead of years.
First Financial: Q1 Earnings SnapshotApril 21, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) _ First Financial Bankshares Inc. (FFIN) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $56 million.
The Abilene, Texas-based bank said it had earnings of 39 cents per share.
Topeka woman dies after being shot on Interstate 70April 11, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka woman died after she was shot while driving on Interstate 70 near Solomon, according to the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office.
Samantha E. Baum, 27, was shot once Sunday evening as she drove near Solomon.
Morris leads Abilene Christian past Tarleton State 61-56March 6, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Mahki Morris registered 18 points as Abilene Christian narrowly defeated Tarleton State 61-56 on Saturday night.
Tahj Small had 17 points for the Texans (14-17, 9-9 Western Athletic Conference).
Morris lifts Abilene Christian over Dixie State 80-64March 4, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Mahki Morris had 18 points and six rebounds as Abilene Christian topped Dixie State 80-64 on Thursday night.
Cameron Steele had 12 points for Abilene Christian (19-9, 10-7 Western Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory.
Stephen F. Austin defeats Abilene Christian 73-71February 27, 2022 GMT
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Gavin Kensmil had 19 points to lead five Stephen F. Austin players in double figures as the Lumberjacks extended their win streak to eight games, narrowly beating Abilene Christian 73-71 on Saturday.
Steele leads Abilene Christian over Lamar 77-42February 25, 2022 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Cameron Steele came off the bench to tally 16 points to carry Abilene Christian to a 77-42 win over Lamar on Thursday night.
Immanuel Allen had 10 points for Abilene Christian (18-8, 9-6 Western Athletic Conference).
Flagg leads Sam Houston past Abilene Christian 75-71 in OTFebruary 18, 2022 GMT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Savion Flagg had 20 points as Sam Houston beat Abilene Christian 75-71 in overtime on Thursday night.
Flagg's jumper off the glass gave Sam Houston a 73-71 lead with 24.6 seconds remaining.
Tarleton State plays Utah Valley after Gipson’s 21-point gameFebruary 16, 2022 GMT
Utah Valley Wolverines (16-8, 7-5 WAC) at Tarleton State Texans (11-14, 6-6 WAC)
Stephenville, Texas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tarleton State -1.5; over/under is 127.5
Abilene Christian plays Tarleton State after Simmons’ 31-point gameFebruary 11, 2022 GMT
Abilene Christian Wildcats (15-7, 7-5 WAC) at Tarleton State Texans (11-13, 6-5 WAC)
Stephenville, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Abilene Christian faces the Tarleton State Texans after Airion Simmons scored 31 points in Abilene Christian's 83-66 victory over the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros.
Kansas provides $2M for electric vehicle charging stationsFebruary 4, 2022 GMT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has awarded $2 million in grants to the operators of travel centers on Interstate 70 and the Kansas Turnpike to install charging stations for electric vehicles.
The state Department of Transportation announced grants Friday for stations in seven locations.
Tarleton State hosts Chicago State after Betson’s 22-point performanceFebruary 4, 2022 GMT
Chicago State Cougars (6-16, 2-7 WAC) at Tarleton State Texans (10-13, 5-5 WAC)
Stephenville, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago State visits the Tarleton State Texans after Brandon Betson scored 22 points in Chicago State's 77-73 loss to the Abilene Christian Wildcats.
Tarleton State visits UT Rio Grande Valley after Johnson’s 22-point performanceJanuary 28, 2022 GMT
Tarleton State Texans (9-13, 4-5 WAC) at UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros (6-14, 1-7 WAC)
Edinburg, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UT Rio Grande Valley hosts the Tarleton State Texans after Justin Johnson scored 22 points in UT Rio Grande Valley's 87-85 loss to the Abilene Christian Wildcats.
Seattle U takes on Tarleton State following Tyson’s 20-point gameJanuary 21, 2022 GMT
Seattle U Redhawks (14-4, 5-0 WAC) at Tarleton State Texans (8-12, 3-4 WAC)
Stephenville, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle U plays the Tarleton State Texans after Cameron Tyson scored 20 points in Seattle U's 72-62 victory against the Abilene Christian Wildcats.
State climatologist: Texas had hottest December since 1889January 4, 2022 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Last month was the hottest December in Texas since at least 1889, state Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon said.
Gammon found that temperatures from Dallas through Abilene to Del Rio averaged 5 to 9 degrees above normal, according to a Texas A&M University news release issued Monday.
Sam Houston State clinches Western Athletic Conference titleNovember 20, 2021 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Eric Schmid passed for three touchdowns and Sam Houston beat Abilene Christian 35-9 on Saturday to clinch the Western Athletic Conference title.
Sam Houston (10-0, 6-0) completed its second straight undefeated regular season — and the third since 2016.
Mansell accounts for two TDs in Abilene Christian victoryNovember 13, 2021 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Peyton Mansell threw for one touchdown and ran for another, leading Abilene Christian to a 29-3 victory over Tarleton on Saturday.
The Wildcats (5-5, 1-4 ASUN/WAC challenge) put the game away with a 16-point fourth quarter that included a 1-yard TD run by Mansell and a 19-yard scoring run by Davion Johnson.
Diarra, Texas A&M beat Abilene Christian 81-80 in 2OTNovember 13, 2021 GMT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Andre Gordon scored 17 points, Tyrece Radford added 15 and Hassan Diarra hit a tightly-contested 3-pointer with 0.9 seconds left and Texas A&M slipped past Abilene Christian 81-80 in double overtime on Friday night.
Class 2A Texas high school football playoff pairingsNovember 8, 2021 GMT
Class 2A Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press.
Class 2A Texas high school football playoff pairingsNovember 7, 2021 GMT
Class 2A Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press.
Division-leading Gophers give stout run ‘D’ test vs. IlliniNovember 4, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The thousand-mile distance from Big Ten country to South Texas where Jack Gibbens grew up was never too far for a budding linebacker to dream of one day playing in the thick of throwback, pound-it-on-the-ground football.
Self throws 5 TD passes, SFA races past Abilene ChristianOctober 31, 2021 GMT
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Trae Self threw for 346 yards and a career-high five touchdowns to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 41-27 win over Abilene Christian on Saturday.
Self was 32 of 39 and spread his completions among 11 different receivers.
Mansell leads Abilene Christian past Lamar with feet and armOctober 17, 2021 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Peyton Mansell threw for 135 yards, ran for 106 yards on 18 carries and scored twice as Abilene Christian beat Lamar 24-17 on Saturday.
Mansell's 4-yard touchdown run to start the third quarter ended a 10-play, 75-yard drive to give the Wildcats (4-3, 1-2 ASUN-WAC Challenge) a 21-17 lead.
Mansell propels Abilene Christian to 24-17 win over LamarOctober 16, 2021 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Quarterback Peyton Mansell ran for 106 yards and two touchdowns and Abilene Christian overcame a rough second quarter to beat Lamar 24-17 in the ASUN-WAC Challenge on Saturday.
Friday’s ScoresOctober 16, 2021 GMT
Abilene Christian dominates Lamar in 56-0 victorySeptember 26, 2021 GMT
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Stone Earle passed for three touchdowns and Peyton Mansell ran for 107 yards and a score as Abilene Christian routed Lamar 56-0 on Saturday night.
Tyrese White added 82 yards rushing for the Wildcats (3-1, 1-0 Atlantic Sun-WAC Challenge).
White, Abilene Christian beat D-II UT Permian Basin 34-9September 19, 2021 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Tyrese White ran for 103 yards and Abilene Christian piled up 27 points in the second quarter to defeat Division II-member UT Permian Basin 34-9 on Saturday night.
White was one of four players to share the Wildcats' four touchdowns.
Earle, Abilene Christian beat D-III Louisiana College 62-7September 12, 2021 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Stone Earle threw a career-high six touchdown passes, including two to Kobe Clark, and Abilene Christian beat Division III Louisiana College 62-7 on Saturday night.
Earle was 18-of-19 passing for 233 yards and Clark finished with four receptions for 65 yards.
Mordecai’s 7 TDs propels SMU past Abilene Christian 56-9September 5, 2021 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Tanner Mordecai threw a school-record seven touchdowns — five coming in the first half — and SMU broke it open in the second quarter and went on to beat Abilene Christian 56-9 on Saturday in a season opener.
Ella Bruning turns into a big name for Little LeagueAugust 24, 2021 GMT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Ella Bruning has become the person everyone wants to talk to in South Williamsport this week.
The starting catcher for the Wylie Little League team from Abilene, Texas, is the 20th female to play in the Little League World Series and the only girl to compete in this year’s tournament.
Abilene man’s body pulled from river; death ruled accidentalAugust 18, 2021 GMT
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of an Abilene man who fell into the Smoky Hill River just east of Salina, and authorities have ruled his death as accidental.
18-year-old dies after being electrocuted in West Texas lakeJune 3, 2021 GMT
CLYDE, Texas (AP) — A recent high school graduate died Thursday after he was electrocuted in a West Texas lake, police said.
Trevor Cate, 18 was shocked and sank into the Clyde Lake waters Wednesday night, Clyde police said in a Facebook posting.
Abilene man sentenced in attempted robbery that left 1 deadMarch 31, 2021 GMT
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — An Abilene man was sentenced to nearly 24 years in prison for his part in an attempted robbery that left a Manhattan man dead...
Shaka Smart leaves Texas to take over Marquette’s programMarch 27, 2021 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a frustrating six-year stint at Texas in which he never quite lived up to lofty expectations, Shaka Smart is returning to his home state and starting over at Marquette...
There is still madness in the NCAAs, it’s just a bit quieterMarch 21, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — No bands. No cheer squads. No packed buildings filled with neutral fans suddenly throwing their support behind a plucky double-digit underdog hoping to pull off an upset...
Texas upset again as Smart fails to recapture March gloryMarch 21, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Shaka Smart pulled off one of the most memorable Cinderella runs in NCAA Tournament history, taking VCU from the First Four to the Final Four in 2011...
Texas stunner: No. 14 Abilene Christian ousts ’Horns 53-52March 21, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Pleasant slowed his breath and calmed himself.
In the most pressure-packed moment of his college career, the Abilene Christian junior forward was perfect on two free throws from a spot where he'd struggled in the past...
The Latest: Every seed except 16 has a team in second roundMarch 21, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
COVID-19 exhausting Texas ICU beds as hospitalizations soarJanuary 5, 2021 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Coronavirus cases are exhausting the availability of intensive-care unit beds in parts of Texas as hospitalizations with COVID-19 continue to soar to record levels, state health statistics showed on Tuesday...
Virus rules not enforced. Grieving Texas family asks: Why?December 22, 2020 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — In the weeks that Mark Riggs went from feeling worn down before Thanksgiving to dying of COVID-19 last Monday, only six calls about people not wearing face coverings rolled into the Abilene Police Department...
Bobby Joe Morrow, 3-time winner in 1956 Olympics, dies at 84May 31, 2020 GMT
SAN BENITO, Texas (AP) — Bobby Joe Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student at Abilene Christian University, died Saturday...
Abilene Christian University nuclear researchers think saltJuly 17, 2019 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — What's so dangerous about nuclear power?
Veterans travel to Eisenhower’s home for D-Day eventsJune 6, 2019 GMT
ABILENE, Kan. (AP) — Veterans are traveling to President Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidential museum to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day in the place where the Supreme Allied Commander during World War II was raised...
Texas students don wigs in tribute to late painter Bob RossFebruary 9, 2019 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — There were lots of happy little trees at one Texas middle school this week....
Abilene Christian pummels Division III Howard Payne, 112-62November 17, 2017 GMT
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jaren Lewis scored 15 points, leading eight players in to double-figure scoring as Abilene Christian routed Division III Howard Payne, 112-62 on Thursday night.
The Wildcats started fast and held a 62-30 halftime lead over the small college from Brownwood, Texas.
The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools is growing accustomed to seeing Northland Christian at its state tournaments.
The Football Cougars advanced to the state title game, against Colleyville Christian Dec.