NBA roundup: Spurs stay hot, pull away from Heat for 95-81 win
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Apr 2015 02:58:27 +0000
MIAMI — Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points, Tony Parker added 16 in his 1,000th NBA game, and the San Antonio Spurs added more steam to their playoff push by beating the Miami Heat 95-81 on Tuesday night.
Tim Duncan had 12 points and 11 rebounds for San Antonio, which went 12-3 in March — the league’s second-best record during the month behind only Golden State. Boris Diaw scored 11 points.
Goran Dragic had 19 points and Dwyane Wade added 15 for Miami. Hassan Whiteside and Mario Chalmers each had 10 points, and Chris Andersen grabbed 10 rebounds.
High school soccer: Danielle Carreon helps pave way for Andress girls soccer team
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:47:54 MDT
As the Andress High School girls soccer program makes a push for postseason success in the Class 5A playoffs, junior forward Danielle Carreon will certainly play a key role.
Area churches set Holy Week services
Alliance Bible Church at 302 W. Cedar Bayou-Lynchburg Road, Baytown . For information call 281-421-2150 or visit www.abcbaytown.org.
Goose Creek, Lee College candidates invited to speak to Highlands chamber
The Highlands-Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce is hosting the candidates for Goose Creek school board and Lee College Board of Regents on Thursday, April 9.
UTEP football: Miners building depth at defensive end position
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:05:47 MDT
Just about the first observation coach Sean Kugler made when he was hired to be UTEP's head football coach was that his team was too small and too thin in the trenches to play the brand of football he wanted to play.
AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:19:31 +0000
NEW YORK — Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.
The average salary when opening-day rosters are finalized Sunday will break the $4 million benchmark for the first time, according to a study of all major league contracts by The Associated Press. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw tops players at $31 million and Los Angeles projects to open the season with a payroll at about $270 million, easily a record.
Childress teams lead 1-3A golf
amarillo.com / Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:31:28 +0000
Both Childress teams were in control after the first round of the District 1-3A golf tournament Thursday at the Comanche Trail Golf Complex Tomahawk Course.
Childress held the lead in both competitions. The boys competition is close, as Childress shot a 389, only five shots ahead of second place Spearman.
But the girls side of the tournament is much less competitive, as Childress sits at 380 with a 71-shot lead over Spearman.
The best news for Childress is the final round of the tournament will be played at Childress on Monday.
District 1-3A Golf
City asking for citizen comments on block grants
The City of Baytown receives annual Community Development Block Grant funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, intended to serve low to moderate-income residents and neighborhoods.
Ex-NASCAR driver gets jail time in 3-state high-speed chase
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:04:46 MDT
SALT LAKE CITY >> A former NASCAR driver who authorities say led police on a 150-mph chase through three states has been sentenced to 90 days in a Utah jail.
HS GOLF: Andrews girls hold big lead at district championship
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:14:00 -0500
SEMINOLE — There won’t be any suspense about which team will win the District 4-4A girls golf title this season.
Poor circulation serious but treatable condition
If you’re experiencing discomfort while walking, it could be a sign of poor circulation
Tascosa golfers win 2-6A tourney
amarillo.com / Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:23:46 +0000
Tascosa entered the 2015 boys golf season with high expectations. On Tuesday, the Rebels successfully climbed one more step toward their goal of playing in the state tournament in late April.
Sparked by the individual district championship effort of senior Derick Kelting, Tascosa A took advantage of gorgeous Amarillo weather by combining to shoot a 2-under 286 and claiming the 2015 District 2-6A boys golf title on the Wildhorse Course at Ross Rogers Golf Complex.
Kentucky’s platoon system gives way to traditional rotation
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:29:49 +0000
LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari’s platoon system has given way to a nine-man rotation that gives the Kentucky coach plenty of combinations.
Who plays and how long hasn’t mattered to the top-ranked Wildcats.
Platooning has been replaced by the immediate challenge of winning the school’s ninth championship and remaining undefeated along the way.
The egos that were checked early have remained on the shelf during the NCAA Tournament as Calipari has let the flow of the game dictate his substitution strategy.
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