ABILENE, Texas- The UMHB women’s soccer team came ever so close to finally notching its first victory over Hardin-Simmons in the ASC women’s soccer championship on Sunday afternoon. Two placekicks close.
By Russell Marwitz and Luke C. Zayas BELTON, Texas- Down 28-7 at the half, the UMHB football team roared back over the final two quarters
It took the entire team to make a second-half comeback in Saturday’s 34-28 victory over ASC rival Hardin-Simmons. However, a few players in particular stood out, allowing UMHB to score 27 unanswered and claim the marquee win.
It is now time to select True To The Cru’s Football Players of the Week presented by Montgomery Chiropractic.
BELTON, Texas- The last time UMHB and Hardin-Simmons faced off at Crusader Stadium, it took a late field goal from Anthony Avila to win the game for the Cru. On Saturday night, the No. 2 Crusaders needed another heroic feat just as badly.
And they found their hero with less than 30 seconds to play, as defensive back Jayden Smith made the play of the game, intercepting a pass at the UMHB two-yard line to end Hardin-Simmons’ final drive and hand the Crusaders an improbable 34-28 victory.
BELTON, Texas- It is finally here. The annual clash between Hardin-Simmons and UMHB is being played for the first time since 2011 in the month of September, and it also brings about a Top 10 matchup, as the Cru is ranked No. 2 by D3football.com and HSU is No. 7. Due to the high rankings for both teams, this matchup is one that is receiving national attention.
BELTON, Texas- It is a regular season game unlike any other for the UMHB football team. Every year, it is a contest circled on the schedule. One that is a source of pride for the fanbase that wins, and draws out supporters in the thousands. After all, it is hard to find another rivalry game where the winner has gone on to win at least a share of the conference title in every year since 1998.