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Could thrice be nice? UNT to face Army for third time in two seasons

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 12:23pm

There will be something awfully familiar for North Texas on Saturday when the Mean Green take on Army.

UNT faced the Black Knights twice last fall — once in the regular season and again in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.

They'll be back at it at Apogee Stadium in the third game between the teams in the span of just 393 days.

College football teams playing each other three times in that short of a time span is rare, let alone programs located in cities 1,600 miles apart.

UNT won the first of those games, a 35-18 stunner at West Point, last fall before the Black Knights came back to beat the Mean Green...

Tags: football

Mean Green medallion

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 12:23pm

A construction crew puts the final touches Wednesday on a University of North Texas medallion on a wall along the southbound lanes of Interstate 35E near the North Texas Boulevard bridge in Denton. The project includes a second UNT medallion as well as two lighted medallions featuring the Denton County Courthouse on the Square. Both UNT and the city government contributed funds to beautify the highway after the completion of the 35Express widening project. The city of Denton contributed $400,000 from public art funds.

Chalk talk: Bethune-Cookman at UNT

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 12:23pm

Bethune-Cookman at North Texas

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Super Pit

Records: UNT 1-1, Bethune-Cookman 1-1

Radio: KNTU-FM 88.1, KHYI-FM 95.3

Last game: Nebraska 86, UNT 67; Texas-Rio Grande Valley 92, Bethune-Cookman 74

UNT projected starting lineup:

PG: Ryan Woolridge (6-3, Soph.) -- Wooldridge is averaging 17.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. The sophomore is coming off a 14-point outing in UNT's loss to Nebraska, but also turned the ball over five...

UNT volleyball team has three named first-team All-Conference USA

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 12:23pm

Three members of the North Texas volleyball team were named to the All-Conference USA first team Wednesday, when a total of five Mean Green players were recognized by the league.

Senior middle blockers Amanda Chamberlain and Holly Milam joined setter Karley York on the first team. Senior outside hitter Alexis Wright was named to the second team, while Barbara Teakell was included on the all-freshman team.

The five total players UNT had selected mark a program record. 

The group helped lead UNT (26-2) to the Conference USA regular-season title. The championship is the first regular-season conference...

Abbott adviser: 'Democrat enthusiasm' endangers Texas GOP

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 7:21am
Gov. Greg Abbott greets President Trump at Dallas Love Field, October 25.  

AUSTIN -- After months of assurances from top Republicans that they still hold a firm grip on Texas voters, a top campaign adviser to Gov. Greg Abbott is warning that recent Virginia elections should be a "wakeup call" to the Texas GOP.

In a private memo to Abbott's aides, senior political adviser Dave Carney cautions that despite the fact that Texas is solid red in recent statewide voting patterns, suburban voters could pose significant problems for Republicans in next year's mid-term elections.

"It would be easy for us to say...

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