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Video: ACU football suffers last second loss to Georgia State

Daniel Zepeda recaps ACU football’s first game of its 2014 season. Big moments include new quarterback Parker McKenzie’s first start and Nick Richardson getting two sacks closer to the ACU record.

Reporting by Daniel Zepeda
Video/editing by Shera Niemirowski

Video: Behind the scenes look at ACU football’s ESPN nationally televised game

ACU football started its season against Georgia State at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA. We go behind the scenes to see the wildcat’s experience in the massive stadium.

Video/editing by Shera Niemirowski

Video: The Ken Collums Show #1 – 2014

The Ken Collums Show airs on Saturdays at 10:30 AM on KTXS-TV in Abilene, Texas. The show is produced by the JMC Network of student media at Abilene Christian University. (Original Air Date August 30, 2014)

Head coach Ken Collums, Shera Niemirowski and Grant Boone discuss the Wildcats going head to head with the Georgia State [...]

Wildcats to play home game at Hardin-Simmons

The women’s soccer team will play another tough opponent at 5 p.m. Friday against Wayland Baptist University.
The Wildcats will face the Pioneers on foreign soil at Hardin-Simmons, but will still be considered the home team.
“We’ve been working, identifying our weaknesses and fine-tuning our strengths,” said Madison Brown, senior midfielder. “With everyone’s effort and focus, we [...]

Competition rises in 2014 for Volleyball

The volleyball team will conclude its final week of practice as it is now less than a week away from kicking off the 2014 season.
The Wildcats will travel to Waco on Aug. 29 to play in the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational where they will open the season playing against Baylor Bears. The team [...]

ACU Volleyball at Baylor preview

The ACU Volleyball team is just two days away now from kicking off their 2014 season at the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational. This Big 12 University will be a tough match for the Wildcats as Baylor has twelve returning players, four of which are seniors. The Wildcats on the other hand are a [...]

Opener ends in heartbreaking fashion

ACU football’s introduction to being a full Div. I program had a heartbreaking end Wednesday night as the Georgia State Panthers beat the Wildcats with seconds left.
The Wildcats lost 38-37 as the Panthers’ Wil Lutz kicked the game-winning field goal with only four seconds remaining on the clock.
“It seems like we self-destructed quite a bit,” [...]

Sims looks for fresh start as a Wildcat

Former Abilene High School football star Herschel Sims is gearing up to represent his hometown once again by playing for ACU this fall.
Sims was born and raised in Abilene and graduated from Abilene High in 2011. He played at Oklahoma State University for a year and was released in the summer of 2012. He then [...]

New faces rise up for ACU football

A few things can be reflected upon for ACU football’s offense and defense as the team wrapped up summer workouts on Saturday.
For this season, on the offensive side of the ball, there is a need for many new faces to step up and fill positions that previous team members left behind. That means more reps [...]

Defense leads Wildcats in first Southland season

ACU football’s first official season in Div. I begins with the first Div. I game of the college football season today at Georgia State University in the legendary Georgia Dome.
This season will also be the Wildcats’ first season in the Southland Conference. A tough schedule is ahead for the ‘Cats as they play multiple non-conference [...]

Soccer balances new and old talent as season begins

The women’s soccer team will look to rely on a balance of youth and experience for their upcoming season. With a strong core of experienced seniors, along with many fresh faces, the team will hope to find the best combination to match the level of success they found last year.
“We’re really excited to be able [...]

Wildcats to experience NFL atmosphere in opener

The Wildcats face a daunting task Wednesday as they take on fierce Div. I opponent Georgia State University. GSU is home to 32,000 students, almost eight times the student population of ACU. A crowd that size can create an exciting atmosphere at any game.
The Panthers have a huge advantage over most teams on the Wildcats’ [...]