UNT Opera focuses on spring semester

Sat, Jan 23, 2016 - 8:00am

The University of North Texas Opera Theatre dedicates the spring of 2016 to strong women.

Stephen Dubberly, the music director of the UNT opera program, said the theme emerged after the program assessed the needs of the students — and after the loss of two crucial women in the program. Opera director Paula Homer fell ill last year, and is still out recovering. Last October, Margot Winspear died. Winspear was a major influence and a longtime supporter of the College of Music. The largest auditorium in the Murchison Performing Arts Center is named for Winspear.

The company will open the 2016-17 season with “Women’s...

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The College Report: Longview's Grisham helps lead UNT to successful soccer season

Fri, Jan 15, 2016 - 5:00am

Longview's Molly Grisham left University of North Texas with a number of things a few weeks ago.

Academically, she left with a diploma. Athletically, she helped the Mean Green women's soccer team post their most successful season in history as UNT posted a record of 19-4-1 overall. They were 8-1-1 in the Conference USA. Not only did they win the overall conference title, they also won the conference tournament and advanced to the NCAA Division I Tournament.

Grisham was a defensive player on a team that was scored upon only 10 times and UNT won 16 games by shutout. The 16 shutouts are a school...

UNT wins C-USA soccer tourney

Mon, Nov 9, 2015 - 6:30am

MIAMI — The North Texas soccer team won its first Conference USA tournament championship and is headed back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012 with the 1-0 victory against Marshall on Sunday morning at the FIU Soccer Complex.

“I’m just so proud of this team, especially this senior group,” UNT coach John Hedlund said. “To not give up a goal throughout the tournament and win both titles for the year is very special. Really no time to celebrate, we will now focus our attention on the NCAA Tournament.”

For the third straight conference tournament game,...