BELTON — The NCAA notified University of Mary Hardin-Baylor on Friday that the Infraction Appeals Committee denied the university’s final appeal, upholding the vacating of the school’s records for the 2016 and 2017 football seasons — including the 2016 Division III national championship.
Larry Hennig never set out to coach softball. But 22 years and 768 wins later, he definitely left a mark on the game.
Our readers have spoken — to the tune of 2,060 votes — and whittled a bracket filled with great games of the past decade from 16 contests down to eight.
Without any live events during these stressful times, the Telegram sports staff hopes to provide readers over the coming weeks with the next best thing — memories of some of the area’s best games from the last decade.
A career that spanned a half-century on the sideline has come to an end. After 22 seasons in charge of the Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s basketball program and 50 years as a coach, Ken DeWeese on Thursday announced his retirement, effective today.
Mary Hardin-Baylor’s football field houses and adjacent practice fields — usually bustling with activity this time of year — are eerily quiet. The clanging of weights and the sounds of spring drills are replaced by silence as the school waits out the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
With a single statement from NCAA headquarters, Mary Hardin-Baylor’s run in the NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament came to an abrupt end Thursday afternoon.
SAN ANTONIO — Playing without its all-time leading scorer, Mary Hardin-Baylor leaned on its defense Saturday night for a smothering effort that sent the Lady Crusaders to the Sweet 16 for the second straight year.
SAN ANTONIO — Locked in a close battle through the first 28½ minutes Friday evening, Mary Hardin-Baylor used a 40-second stretch late in the third quarter to shake free and advance to the second round of the women’s NCAA Division III Tournament for the second straight year.
BELTON — There’s one more thing Kendall Rollins would like to do before her college basketball career ends this month. But as far as the list of things she set out to accomplish four years ago, the final box was checked last week when Mary Hardin-Baylor won the American Southwest Conference championship.
From here on out, she’s playing with house money.
BELTON — Mary Hardin-Baylor’s second appearance in the women’s NCAA Division III Tournament will begin about 2½ hours from home, this time on the campus of Trinity University in San Antonio against an opponent with which the Lady Crusaders are familiar.
RICHARDSON — With Mary Hardin-Baylor in desperate need of a spark to stave off Hardin-Simmons’ frantic comeback bid, senior guard Alicia Blackwell produced a pair of baskets in the final minute — the last one coming with 12 seconds remaining to deliver the Lady Crusaders their first American…