IN SPORTS: Worley tabbed interim Athletics Director

by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations A familiar name will soon make his return to Sul Ross State University. President Bill Kibler announced the hiring of Butch Worley as interim Athletics Director in an announcement on August 2, 2019. He will serve in the role of Athletics Director until [...]

August 2, 2019|

IN SPORTS: Mesker steps down as athletics director

by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations Sul Ross State University athletics director and head baseball coach Bobby Mesker has stepped down from his AD position in an announcement Wednesday, July 24. Mesker will remain on staff as head baseball coach. President Bill Kibler will assume the role of interim [...]

July 26, 2019|

IN SPORTS FEATURE: Former Lobo guard Webb takes on new role as full time assistant

by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations In a span of two years, former Sul Ross State University guard Xavier Webb is back at his Alma Mater. Webb, who graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in History, made history of his own in early June, becoming the Sul Ross [...]

July 12, 2019|

IN SPORTS: Pollacchi promoted to Sports Information Director

By Shawna Graves, Office of Public Relations Derek Pollacchi was named Sul Ross State University Sports Information Director after months of holding the position of Assistant Sports Director and Marketing Coordinator in the Athletics department. Pollacchi, a Massachusetts native, became familiar to Alpine households through his work as Sports Director [...]

July 9, 2019|

FEATURE: Remembering coach Pete Swain (1928-2019)

by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations While a broke down bus would not typically fit into the narrative of a National Championship season, former Sul Ross baseball coach Pete Swain's retelling of the event would become one of many on and off-the-field tales of an historic 1957 run that [...]

July 5, 2019|

SPORTS: LPAC golf outing/mixer grows with another successful tournament

By Travis Hendryx, Sports Information In just its second year of existence, the Lobo Pride Athletic Club’s (LPAC) annual golf outing featured some familiar faces while attracting new participants. The June 22 event was held at the SilverHorn Golf Club in San Antonio and included a pretournament mixer at the [...]

July 3, 2019|

Baseball Splits Friday Doubleheader with U.T. Dallas

• by Travis Hendryx • RICHARDSON, Texas- Sul Ross (14-19, 10-10) and U.T. Dallas (18-17, 10-7) baseball teams split a Friday ASC doubleheader in Richardson. The Lobos scored early and held the momentum for a 14-9 win in game one. U.T. Dallas scored 13 runs in the second inning and [...]

April 21, 2019|

Baseball Falls to Southwest, 15-7 in Extra Innings

• by Travis Hendryx • MIDLAND, Texas- University of the Southwest (28-19) plated nine runs in the 14th inning and defeated the Sul Ross Lobos (13-18), 15-7 in a midweek, non-conference contest in Midland. The Mustangs extend their winning streak to ten games. The Lobos head to Richardson for a [...]

April 18, 2019|