Closing in on 3,000 hits, Suzuki is on the upswing at age 42
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:11:01 +0000
MIAMI — Closing in on 3,000 hits, Ichiro Suzuki isn’t inclined to stop there. He’s 42, and for some time has said — in Japanese and English — he wants to play until at least 50.
He’s joking, right?
“Probably not,” says New York Mets manager Terry Collins, who managed in Japan and is a friend of Suzuki’s. “I’ll tell you one thing about the Japanese — they don’t kid. And if anybody could do it, he’s probably one guy who could.”
Perez, Grissom earn Class 6A baseball All-State honors
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:41:10 -0400
FIRST TEAM Pitchers - Jacob Palisch, Dallas Jesuit, jr.; Kevin Graff, Houston Strake Jesuit, sr.; Richard Gilbert, San Antonio Johnson, jr.Reliever - Shea Langeliers, Keller, sr.Catcher - Clay Koelzer, Amarillo, sr.
Kyle Busch stays hot at Indy by taking Brickyard 400 pole
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:10:16 +0000
INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch pulled off a rare trifecta Saturday.
He crashed Tony Stewart’s scripted farewell party and pushed Jeff Gordon’s comeback bid to the middle of the pack by accomplishing one of his biggest career goals — claiming his first Brickyard 400 pole.
Busch, the defending race winner, had the fastest lap in the third and final round of qualifying, just ahead of Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Carl Edwards.
Residents, police come together at forum
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0500
Ready or Not: Rio Olympics open doors at Athletes Village
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:07:09 +0000
RIO DE JANEIRO — Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors.
The Games begin in just over two weeks, but the Athletes Village opens officially on Sunday, meaning 10,500 athletes and another 7,000 staff members will start trickling into the luxurious layout, with the pace picking up daily until the Aug. 5 opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium.
Still makes impact at Minnesota
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:00:03 -0400
Former Andress football player Rashad Still is making a name for himself at the University of Minnesota
PDL SOCCER: Sockers capture Southern Conference title in shootout
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:54:00 -0500
UTEP basketball sets skills camp for youths
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:04:54 -0400
Delgadillo torches Horizon layout to win title
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:29:18 -0400
Cousins looks to make most of chance with US basketball team
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:06:21 +0000
DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA’s most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile.
Without saying a word, it’s clear he agrees: For the first time under Mike Krzyzewski, the U.S. Olympic basketball team has a genuine offensive weapon in the middle.
The Americans might even have the best center in the world.
Amusan charges into finals
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:10:22 -0400
West Texas Select sends 7 to Junior Olympics in inaugural season
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:48:00 -0500
ROCKHOUNDS REPORT: Missions win in extras for 2nd straight game
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:06:00 -0500
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