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Board of Trustees names Tim Carter new chairman. Photo provided by Chuck Greeson/Texas Wesleyan Marketing & Communications

Tim Carter is named new chairman for Texas Wesleyan Board of Trustees

Kayla Prachyl July 12, 2017

After 19 years of service, the Texas Wesleyan University Board of Trustees named Tim Carter as its new chairman. Carter’s previous board service was from 1996-2006, with his current term beginning in...

Photo by Loriann Brixey

9 Lady Rams named to All-Conference team

Kayla Prachyl July 10, 2017

The Lady Rams softball team’s 2017 season consisted of securing Head Coach Shannon Gower’s 300th win and having nine Lady Ram’s named with academic and athletic honors. Five athletes were named to...

Stephen Yancey, junior right handed pitcher, had a 2.93 era through 92.0 innings pitched. Photo by Joe Valdez

Rams clean-up record book with successful season

Kayla Prachyl July 5, 2017

The Texas Wesleyan University baseball team ended its season in the regional tournament with a record of 47-15, holding the third highest win total in its 48-year program history. This season, nine Rams...

Lyndsey Bessinger (right) and her friend Ashley Newkirk (left). Photo by Bethany Jarrel

Lyndsey Bessinger

Kayla Prachyl May 15, 2017

Lyndsey Bessinger, a business management major, has spent the last four years, and eight semesters on the dean's list.Bessinger has left her mark on Texas Wesleyan and all the groups she was involved in....

Wesleyans new drumline performs at the Alumni Reunion Weekend.
Photo by Shaydi Paramore

It’s time to bring back the pep

Kayla Prachyl May 11, 2017

A new football program is not the only thing Texas Wesleyan University is preparing for the fall of 2017.A new pep band and drumline will also start regularly performing at various campus events and are...

Rams pitcher Stephen Yancey will play summer ball in Minnesota.
Photo by Little Joe

Baseball never stops for several Rams

Kayla Prachyl May 8, 2017

The 12th-ranked Texas Wesleyan University baseball team is wrapping up its season, but that doesn’t mean baseball is ending for several players.Many of the players go right from playing for Wesleyan...

Senior third baseman Luis Roman has had an instant impact on the Rams success this season.
Photo by Little Joe

Roman leads the Rams to a successful season

Kayla Prachyl May 1, 2017

Luis Roman, the Rams’ offensive leader, started playing baseball in Puerto Rico when he was three years old.At 16, Roman moved to Houston with his uncle in hopes of working toward his dream of playing...

Head coach Bill Franey (left) speaks with the only three-time All-American in program history, Katelynn Threats, during an 83-58 win over University of Science & Arts Oklahoma on Feb. 11.

Franey retires, Trachier takes over

Kayla Prachyl April 14, 2017

Bill Franey says he will remember the smiles the most.Franey, who is retiring after six years as the head coach of the women’s basketball team, said he will take with him the memories of smiles of the...

Texas Wesleyan fan bus erupted in flames on Tuesday mornig. Photo by Kayla Prachyl

University fan bus burst into flames

Kayla Prachyl March 23, 2017

Texas Wesleyan University's fan bus burst into flames Tuesday morning when the group was on the way home from watching the men's basketball team win the NAIA national championship in Kansas City.The bus...

Be aware of dangers on spring break

Be aware of dangers on spring break

Kayla Prachyl March 9, 2017

Texas Wesleyan students and staff have already began taking precautions for any dangers spring break might bring.Chris Beckrich, Wesleyan's director of campus safety and security, said that drinking is...

Kristi Taylor in the studio recording new songs Kiss Me and Professional for her first album, due to be released in spring 2017.

Alumna makes it into the spotlight

Kayla Prachyl February 26, 2017

Almost four years after graduating from Texas Wesleyan, Kristi Taylor has been cast in numerous stage productions, TV series and films.Taylor, 33, who received her undergraduate degree in performance arts...

Ashlie Bruner plays in the Lady Rams win over Crowleys Ridge College in early January.
Photo by Little Joe.

Bruner’s work ethic helps shape a successful season

Kayla Prachyl February 13, 2017

When she was six years old, Ashlie Bruner’s mom made her play basketball to get rid of excess energy.Now Bruner is the starting point guard for the Lady Rams, who at 15-10 and 7-7 in the Sooner Athletic...

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