McMurry University

Para-athlete leads by example, showing kids with disabilities what’s possible

Coaches who first noticed Tanner Wright’s arm quickly took notice of his effort. Minds changed. That’s what Wright, now a kicker on McMurry’s football team and a sprinter on the track team, wants patients at Dallas’ Scottish Rite Hospital to see.

"I still have that competitive blood."

When Bev Ball’s friends join the 85-year-old swim coach at a restaurant in Abilene, Texas, they know what to expect: She will run into someone she’s gotten to know – or coached – over six decades spent by the local pools.

DII Membership Committee develops proposal to create personnel requirements

During its February meeting in Indianapolis, the Division II Membership Committee discussed the components of its legislative proposal, which would require all Division II members to employ a full-time athletics director and a full-time compliance administrator who have no coaching responsibilities.

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