In this 3rd edition of UTA News we got a chance to hear about UTA’s Acapella chior, Rise. We also saw how the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams did against in state conference rivals, Texas State. We also got insight on how UTA students are spending Valentines Day, all this and more on this edition of UTA news.
Producer: Andrea Ayers
Maverick Volleyball started their spring practice to prepare for scrimmages and the Fall season. Head coach J.T. Wenger said that the coaching staff are looking forward to working with the girls for their second season, and all the coaches are coming into their own. Coach Wenger is looking forward to his second season and is pleased with the coaching staff and growing the program in the coming year.
UTA Men’s Golf is well underway preparing for this upcoming season, hoping to have many team members advance to conference later in April.
February 10 was a night to remember for Kevin Hervey as he broke the school record for career rebounds. Hervey not only broke the record that night but he also led the team to a win with 33 points. The Mavericks battled against Texas State University while celebrating Military Night at the College Park Center. This game was key for UTA since the Bobcats were one spot ahead of them in the conference standings. With this win the Mavericks have placed themselves in the top four of the Sun Belt standings, and are looking at a first round bye in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.
In the second edition of UTA News, we dive deeper into the Davis Drive construction and talk to a project manager about what exactly is being updated. In sports, we catch up with softball player Sandra Mendoza before her and the team head to their first tournament of the season in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Finally, our weather anchor Nick Tarrant prepares you for the week with his seven day forecast.
Producer: Marangeli Lopez
Frequent fluctuating temperatures and low chances for showers and thunderstorms are expected this week for Arlington, TX. Watch the video above for a seven-day forecast (Feb. 5 to 11).
The City of Arlington began a construction project that will replace outdated water utilities along South Davis Drive, from UTA Boulevard to Park Row Drive. The project manager wanted to remind the community along the street that the construction will take place in segments rather than all at once. As a year-long project, closures and one-way traffic will only occur in small portions. For updates, visit the City of Arlington’s website.
Reporter: Nick Tarrant
On February 1st and 3rd the UTA Men’s Basketball team had two games against their conference foes. Erick Neal had an amazing game leading the Mavericks to a strong performance. On Saturday the Mavericks had to turn to other options for offense and some unexpected teammates stepped up. Davion Turner and Johnny Hamilton helped the team inch closer to a top four seed in the Sun Belt Conference tournament.
With the recent government shutdown, many students where left confused to what was really going on. Luckily for students, UTA Student Government is ready and available to help answer questions they may have. Student Body President, Katie Gosa talks about the importance of getting politically involved and how students can become more informed about the politics around us.