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, 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).
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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, 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 (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.
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.
Abilene Christian (2-0) at Missouri (1-1), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN+)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 pairings, provided by Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.