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UNT looks beyond gender in hiring of coaches

Tyler Owens / Senior Staff Writer Though there are seven all-female sports at UNT, none of those sports are currently coached by a woman. When former women’s basketball head coach Karen Aston left the Mean Green for the head coaching job at the University of Texas, Mike Petersen was hired to

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    Sun Belt series part one: UNT men’s basketball

Sun Belt series part one: UNT men’s basketball

Ryne Gannoe / Senior Staff Writer On Saturday, the Mean Green men’s basketball team will enter its last season as members of the Sun Belt Conference. While UNT will head to Conference USA at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year, two current CUSA members Tulane and East Carolina announced Tuesday

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Coaching volleyball a year-round task for Murczek

Tim Cato  / Staff Writer The UNT volleyball season ended a week ago, but the work is far from over for the coaching staff led by head coach Ken Murczek. After all, coaching isn’t a part-time job that ends when the season does. “He’s almost busier now, going out of town

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    Men’s basketball team looks to avenge last year’s 33-point loss to UTA

Men’s basketball team looks to avenge last year’s 33-point loss to UTA

Brett Medeiros / Staff Writer Just more than a year ago, the Mean Green men’s basketball team traveled to Arlington to take on the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks, trying to put behind a five-point loss to Texas Tech. Instead, the team was sent back home with an embarrassing 33-point

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Tough schedule prepares women’s basketball team for conference play

Tim Cato / Staff Writer The women’s basketball team is just 1-4, but that’s no reason to panic. Although the team is not happy with the losses so far, they understand that the teams they’ve played all are tough opponents. Out of the four losses, the Mean Green has only lost

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OPINION: Benford’s enthusiasm will create a spark for team

Brett Medeiros / Staff Writer The game against the University of Texas at Arlington is more than just a rivalry game for the men’s basketball team. Last season, the team was in many ways disgraced when it traveled to Arlington, and with the Mavericks visiting Denton today, revenge is on the

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Students hope to form first collegiate curling club in Texas

Renee Hansen / Contributing Writer Of the 15 sports that will be seen in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Russia, only one has been available to students at UNT – until now. If everything goes as planned, the sport of curling will join ice hockey in the  ranks of

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Petersen finds first win at New Mexico tournament

Ryne Gannoe / Senior Staff Writer The Mean Green women’s basketball team earned its first win under head coach Mike Petersen on Sunday. The 72-71 double-overtime win came in the team’s second game of the New Mexico tournament versus St. Bonaventure (3-3). UNT (1-4) fought its way back from a

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    Apogee Stadium used for events other than football games

Apogee Stadium used for events other than football games

Andy Rodriguez / Intern Even though the 2012 Mean Green football season has officially ended, Apogee Stadium won’t completely shut down for the school year. The stadium, which only opened its doors last August, looks to become a premiere venue for the North Texas region, not just the UNT community.

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    UNT football team drops season finale

UNT football team drops season finale

Tyler Owens / Senior Staff Writer With a 25-24 loss to Western Kentucky on Saturday, the Mean Green football team closes the book on the 2012 season and its tenure as a member of the Sun Belt Conference. UNT had a 14-point fourth quarter lead but let the game slip

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