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HS FOOTBALL: Jost embraces role as Garden City’s quarterback
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:30:00 -0600
When Jeff Jones took over as head coach of the Garden City football team, he knew he was going to turn to Colton Jost to be the team’s starting quarterback.

Memphis hits stride in playoffs
amarillo.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:22:31 +0000

The Memphis Cyclones have hit their stride since entering the playoffs, beating Smyer 48-14, followed by a stunning 34-20 win over Sunray on Happy State Field at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium last week.

The Cyclones (6-6) running attack has clicked in the playoffs. Memphis is averaging 240 yards a game on the ground, and junior David Dickson is a big reason for it. Dickson has a team-high 1,393 rushing yards on 183 carries for 18 touchdowns.

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New 5K record set by Angleton’s Duong at Turkey Trot
TheFacts.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:00:00 -0600
LAKE JACKSON — An impressive Lake Jackson Intermediate Turkey Trot 5K/10K Run/Walk continued to grow in its third running Thursday morning.

Commissioners vote to remodel Cedar Bayou Community Building
baytownsun.com/ / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0600
The Cedar Bayou Community Building is going to be remodeled soon thanks to a unanimous vote by the Chambers County commissioners. 

HS FOOTBALL: Trinity’s Picciano uses physics knowledge to excel at LB
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:15:00 -0600
Away from the gridiron, Trinity’s Chris Picciano has an affinity for physics.

Stafford throws 5 TD passes, Lions beat Eagles 45-14
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:14:02 +0000

DETROIT — Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it.

Johnson leaped to come down with the 25-yard pass in the end zone for the first of a career-high matching three touchdown receptions, Stafford tied a personal best with five scoring passes, and the surging Detroit Lions kept the Philadelphia Eagles reeling with a 45-14 rout Thursday.

“When we’re on point like that, it’s hard to stop,” Johnson said.

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Falcons eager for third-round matchup
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:02:44 -0500
Falcons eager for third-round matchup

Chambers County Briefs: Mental health deputy to receive truck
baytownsun.com/ / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0600
The mental health deputy, a Chambers County deputy specifically trained in mental health issues, is going to have a truck and an in-car computer and video system thanks to a unanimous vote by the Cham

Coe gives up role with Nike amid scrutiny
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:32:07 -0500
MONACO (AP) — Sebastian Coe gave up his role Thursday as a special adviser to Nike Inc.

Andy Murray leads Britain’s Davis Cup bid against Belgium
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 06:07:40 +0000

GHENT, Belgium — Andy Murray ended a 77-year wait for a British man to win the Wimbledon title, and he is on the verge of snapping an even longer drought in the Davis Cup final.

The best-of-five series between Britain and Belgium starts Friday with David Goffin playing Kyle Edmund, who will be making his Davis Cup debut in the final. Murray then plays Ruben Bemelmans, who was surprisingly picked over higher-ranked Steve Darcis.

Captains can change their picks and Belgium’s Johan van Herck has indicated that he could take advantage of that option.

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Canadian Wildcats maul Tigers, 56-7
amarillo.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 02:42:27 +0000

PLAINVIEW — Canadian starting quarterback Tanner Schafer was standing on the sidelines with his helmet off and five minutes remaining in the first half Thursday.

No worries.

In this case, as has been the case throughout the playoffs for Canadian, the move was good news for Canadian.

Canadian swarmed Anson under with a 28-point first quarter and led 56-0 at halftime before settling on a decisive 56-7 Class 2A Division I regional victory on Thanksgiving Day at Greg Sherwood Memorial Bulldog Stadium.

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Friends Serving Friends has banner turnout
baytownsun.com/ / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 -0600
For Marsha Burton, Thanksgiving is more than just about turkey, football and holiday shopping deals — to her it’s about helping those in need. 

Preview: Perryton vs. Celina
amarillo.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 23:22:25 +0000

The game: Perryton Rangers (7-5) vs. No. 3 Celina Bobcats (12-0), 3 p.m today, Leo Brittain Field in Vernon in a Class 4A Division II regional round game. The Rangers are in the third round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001, while the No. 3 Bobcats are 12-0 and hoping to make a run at a state-
record ninth state championship.

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