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Late-night hoops rewind: UNT 67, Mississippi Valley 52 — Final: UNT 67, Mississippi Valley 52 Where UNT stands: UNT cruised through a five-game homestand to open the season, finishing with a 4-1 record Now what?: UNT head to Arkansas for a game against the Razorbacks in the opener of a brutal three-game swing that also includes trips to Oklahoma State and Stephen F.

Five things UNT fans should know about UTSA — North Texas will face UTSA at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio Here's a quick scouting report of the the Roadrunners: UTSA: 3-8, 2-5 in Conference USA (Lost to Western Kentucky 45-7 on Saturday) Key number: 36 (the number of seniors on UTSA's roster, the highest total on the Football Bowl Subdivision level) 1.
Nov 26, 2014

MGB: Here's our weekly scouting report: Five things UNT fans should know about UTSA:

Officer kills suspected carjacker — A man was shot and killed by a Lewisville police officer on Wednesday after an attempted carjacking, police said. Lewisville police Capt. Dan Rochelle said officers were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle out of Highland Village on Wednesday afternoon, when the suspect crashed his vehicle at the intersection of Rockbrook Drive and FM3040 in Lewisville, hopped out of his vehicle and then attempted to carjack a woman at gunpoint at a nearby RaceTrac convenience store.

Chalk talk: UNT vs. Mississippi Valley State — When: 7 p.m. today Where: Super Pit Radio: KNTU-FM 88.1 Records: UNT 3-1; MVSU 0-4 Projected UNT starting lineup: PG: Greg White-Pittman, 6-2 Fr. - 5.0 points, 1.0 rebounds a game, three total assists SG: Jordan Williams, 6-6 Sr. - 15.3 points, 4.8 rebounds a game, six total steals SF: Maurice Aniefiok, 6-5 Jr.
Nov 26, 2014

MGB chalk talk: UNT takes on Mississippi Valley State tonight. Here's a look at the matchup:…

Safety tops concerns this holiday — Whether cooking, shopping or traveling to a relative's house this Thanksgiving, safety should be everyone's top concern, officials say. Kenneth Hedges, spokesman for the Denton Fire Department, said cooking fires are the No. 1 cause of fires in the city.

Thoughts on where UNT might head as far as QBs go — UNT acknowledged its plans for 2015 season yesterday when Dan McCarney said the Mean Green will look to add quarterback in its next recruiting class. Up until that point, it appeared as if UNT might not take one in this class since it is already overloaded with underclassmen at the position.

Stress unleashed — Willis Library at the University of North Texas had some unusual visitors Monday - nine therapy dogs. In just two hours, hundreds of students were able to play with the therapy dogs to help reduce their stress levels as they begin studying for finals.
Nov 25, 2014

I could use this: Pets help #UNT students relieve end-of-semester pressure… via @DentonRC

Weekend recap: And then there were two — The area representation in the Texas high school football playoffs dwindled quite a bit over the weekend, as a disastrous first half led to doom for Guyer, Denton ran into a buzzsaw and injuries eventually caught up with Sanger.
Nov 24, 2014

We lost all but 2 teams as @ArgyleSports & Pilot Point carry the DRC torch. @NewspaperSteve and I look back. #txhsfb

UNT press conference notes, quotes (video to come) — UNT head coach Dan McCarney hosted his weekly press conference this morning. I will have the usual rundown here in a few minutes, but first a quick headline: McCarney said UNT will sign a quarterback in its 2015 class. Check back for more as I update this post.
Nov 24, 2014

MGB video: OL Mason Y'Barbo, LB Derek Akunne talk about the end of the season, facing UTSA on Saturday:…

Nov 24, 2014

MGB: Quick presser note -- Mac on QB plans for 2015 and next recruiting class:…

City’s position paper on “vested rights” — During the council's work session last week, several members referred to a Vested Rights Position and White Paper. I wrote the story as best I could, not knowing the details of what was in the paper. The paper was not included in the agenda back-up online. I finally received a copy late Friday.

News for Denton County, Texas — Patrick and Emily McLarty can relate to families faced with mounting medical bills. "We've experienced what that's like, and the uncertainty and the fear," Emily McLarty said. She said she and her husband know all too well what it's like to have the rug pulled from underneath.
Nov 24, 2014

Two #Denton County school administrators look to pay it forward with gaming app via @dentonrc