06 Sep 2016

Football team holds first practice

Texas Wesleyan’s football team held its first practice Tuesday on the campus mall. The team endured an almost three-hour practice, but head coach Joe Prud’homme felt it was a good “kickoff” point for the team.  “It’s a starting point,” Prud’homme said in an interview during practice. “It’s a little warm,

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23 Aug 2016

Wesleyan dance gets a makeover 

Texas Wesleyan University’s dance team begins a new chapter that coincides with the return of football.  Head cheer coach Carolyn Ikens used to coach both cheer and dance, but new head dance coach Emily Snow will focus exclusively on dance.  “Carolyn has struggled to make it successful, as she had been focused

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17 Aug 2016

New football team hosts first meeting

Texas Wesleyan University’s new football team’s head coach, Joe Prud’homme, held the team’s first meeting Tuesday afternoon in the McFadden Lecture Hall. Football has been controversial at Wesleyan, but the program should speak for itself by producing well-rounded athletes, Prud’homme said. “I want a program that Texas Wesleyan is proud

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28 Jan 2016

Wesleyan to add two new sports?

There could be two new sports on the way to Texas Wesleyan’s campus soon- football and lacrosse.  Adding football and lacrosse would both enhance student life and increase university revenue by the first year of intercollegiate play, according to a memorandum sent out to faculty, staff and students by Dean

29 Oct 2015

Slabach discusses adding football, lacrosse in listening session

Texas Wesleyan University President Frederick Slabach held a listening session Thursday afternoon about the possibility of the university adding football and women’s lacrosse teams. The session, held in the Polytechnic United Methodist Church, lasted just over one hour. Slabach talked about the possibility of adding the teams while answering questions