7726_abilene_christian__wildcats-primary-2013Sam Houston State outscored ACU 24-5 to start the game Monday night, and the Wildcats were never able to mount any kind of charge as the Bearkats walked out of Moody Coliseum with an 80-63 win.

VIDEO & STORY: http://www.ktxs.com/news/Sam-Houston-State-knocks-off-ACU-80-63/30936090

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Texas Rangers visit Big Country, present Baird Baseball with grant

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Rangers’ players speaking to kids at Baird Elementary School

The Rangers Caravan made two stops Monday afternoon in the Big Country and did some good along the way.

VIDEO & STORY: http://www.ktxs.com/news/Texas-Rangers-visit-Big-Country-present-Baird-Baseball-with-grant/30936104

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Adversity lies ahead for Lady Coogs

Cooper coaches Ashlee Olvera (R) & Courtney Stewart (L)

Cooper coaches Ashlee Olvera (R) & Courtney Stewart (L)

Cooper needs just one more win to tie the 2009-10 team for the most wins in a season, but adversity is over the horizon as head coach Ashlee Olvera is days away from giving birth to her first baby.

VIDEO & STORY: http://www.ktxs.com/news/adversity-lies-ahead-for-lady-coogs/30871324

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Albany girl representing Big Country at NFL PP&K nationals

Albany's Elia Hebel holding her 1st place regional ball

Albany’s Elia Hebel holding her 1st place regional ball

As the Cowboys continue their road to the Super Bowl, one sixth grade girl from Albany will also be competing on gridiron this weekend in the NFL Punt, Pass, & Kick nationals.

VIDEO & STORY: http://www.ktxs.com/news/Albany-girl-representing-Big-Country-at-NFL-PP-K-nationals/30603824

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Cowboys top Lions in NFL wildcard round thriller

Cowboys' WR Dez Bryant fired up after 24-20 wildcard round win

Cowboys’ WR Dez Bryant fired up after 24-20 wildcard round win

It’s their first trip to the postseason in five years and leave it to the Cowboys to keep things interesting. It wasn’t until the final three minutes that Dallas took the lead to beat Detroit 24-20 in a win they call special.

VIDEO & STORY: http://www.ktxs.com/news/cowboys-top-lions-in-nfl-wildcard-playoff-thriller/30527788

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Top 5 Big Country sports stories for 2014

Top-5-of-2014-jpg-1Plenty of sports stories hit the Big Country during 2014, but which moments deserved to be the top five? KTXS Sports has your top five moments of 2014.

STORY: http://www.ktxs.com/news/the-top-5-big-country-sports-stories-for-2014/30483200

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Steve Keenum talks about son Case’s big day

Wylie grad & Texans QB Case Keenum

Former Wylie & Texans’ QB Case Keenum

There’s nothing like getting a second chance, and that’s what this passed weekend was for Wylie grad Case Keenum with a shot to keep the Texans season alive. His dad, Steve, talks about watching his Case earn his first NFL career win.

VIDEO: http://www.ktxs.com/sports/abilenian-talks-about-sons-first-nfl-career-win/30392932

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Throckmorton grabs state title in dominating fashion

2015 1A Division II State Champ Throckmorton Greyhounds

2014 1A Division II State Champion Throckmorton Greyhounds

Throckmorton was definitely in familiar territory as the Greyhounds took home their third state title in four season. This season, though, had a new feel under first year head coach Shane Mallory.

VIDEO & STORY: http://www.ktxs.com/news/Throckmorton-grabs-state-championship-in-dominating-fashion/30223300

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Sweetwater man mentors, guides three Mustangs through life

Sweetwater seniors holding their first district title trophy since 1997

Sweetwater seniors holding the district championship trophy after winning their first title since 1997

The Sweetwater Mustangs are on a pursuit of perfection, but there’s more to the senior class than what is seen on the field. It comes back to one man who’s left a lasting impact.

VIDEO & STORY: http://www.ktxs.com/news/sweetwater-man-mentors-guides-three-mustangs-through-life/29950096

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Cowboys fall in a battle for the NFC East’s top spot

Dez Bryant (88) warming up before Thanksgiving game

Dez Bryant (88) warming up pregame

For a teams who’s gone 6-1 with Tony Romo under center on Thanksgiving, it was quite the opposite Thursday afternoon. The Eagles soared to a 33-10 win in a battle for the NFC East’s top spot, and the Cowboys home woes continued as they drop to 3-4 at AT&T Stadium on the year.

VIDEO & STORY: http://www.ktxs.com/news/cowboys-fall-in-the-battle-for-the-nfc-east-top-spot/29965148

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