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‘Devils 2x champs under Rinner [Basketball]

You will hear plenty of bad news out of the border town Laredo, Texas. But here’s a good story: Anchorage’s Shane Rinner is lifting the Texas A&M International men’s basketball program to new heights. The third-year head coach has led the NCAA D2 Dustdevils to back-to-back Heartland Conference championships. Even more, the former UAA assistant… Read more »

Rinner, ‘Devils earn NCAA berth (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Shane Rinner is headed back to the NCAA D2 Championships. This time, though, he’s taking Texas A&M International University. The second-year head coach led the 21-9 Dustdevils to their first Heartland Conference championship and an automatic berth to the 64-team national tournament. Texas A&M International University is seeded No. 8 in the South Central… Read more »

Conference championship for Rinner (Basketball)

It took head coach Shane Rinner of Anchorage just two years to turn a joke into a juggernaut at Texas International A&M University. The NCAA D2 Dustdevils had been perennial losers in their first six seasons of existence before hiring the man that helped bring the UAA program back to life. Rinner, of ACS fame,… Read more »

Rinner takes ‘Devils to new heights (Basketball)

When Anchorage’s Shane Rinner took over the head coaching position at Texas A&M International University, he talked about changing the culture surrounding a program that has never had a winning season. Now in his second season, he has done the seemingly impossible. Rinner, of Anchorage Christian Schools fame, has guided the D2 Dustdevils to a… Read more »

Palmer signs with Rinner in Texas (Basketball)

It’s not often a high school freshman will impact a college coach, but John Palmer of Colony is far from ordinary. The all-state point guard has always played like a veteran, even as a scrawny 14-year-old who held his own against Wasilla in the 2007 ASAA Class 4A championship game. His team didn’t win, but… Read more »

Rinner makes history in first year (Basketball)

It didn’t take long for Shane Rinner to make an impact at Texas A&M International. In his first season as head coach, the former UAA assistant and Anchorage Christian Schools player has already left his mark on the NCAA Division II program by helping the Dustdevils secure the program’s first Heartland Conference tournament berth. Texas… Read more »

Rinner loses head coaching debut (Basketball)

After proving himself as a longtime college assistant coach, Shane Rinner of Anchorage got the promotion he had been waiting for at Texas A&M International University. And tonight he finally got to sit in the first chair. Unfortunately, Texas A&M Kingsville crashed the party, beating Rinner’s Dust Devils 70-58 in the NCAA D2 game in… Read more »