Brazoswood grappler Kier stays alive; Jones ousted
TheFacts.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:00:00 -0600
KATY — Still alive with a shot at third place, Brazoswood wrestler Davin Kier made it to the second day of the UIL Region III Wrestling Meet on Friday.
AHS, Tascosa, advance 21 in Region I-6A tournament
amarillo.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 04:25:09 +0000
It was a solid opening day for Amarillo High and Tascosa at the Region I-6A Tournament Friday at El Paso El Dorado.
The two teams combined to advance 21 kids into Saturday’s event beginning at 9 a.m.
Tascosa had the strongest showing, advancing 12 total wrestlers, including eight in the semifinals.
Running back Matt Forte done in Chicago after 8 seasons
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 06:05:44 +0000
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season.
The two-time Pro Bowl running back announced on Instagram Friday morning that the team informed him this week it will not offer him a contract for next season. The Bears confirmed it, with general manager Ryan Pace calling him one of the “all-time great Bears.”
Forte will be an unrestricted free agent and can sign with any team beginning March 9.
HS SWIMMING: Adams wins TAPPS title, Keck finishes 3rd
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:23:00 -0600
SAN ANTONIO -- Trinity sophomore Eriq Adams is a state champion following his first-place finish in the boys 100 freestyle at the TAPPS Division III State Championships held at Davis Natatorium on Fri
HS BOYS BASKETBALL: MHS in tough spot after loss to Permian
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:09:00 -0600
ODESSA -- It was a tale of two halves for the Midland High boys basketball team on Friday against Odessa Permian.
Kang flirts with 59 and doesn’t even know it
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 06:16:08 +0000
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sung Kang didn’t know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn’t realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he set the course record with a career-low 60.
It added to a memorable day at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, where Kang and Hiroshi Iwata of Japan wound up tied for the lead.
“I feel like I’m living a dream right now,” Kang said.
Americas at Eastwood Boys Basketball
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:01:04 -0500
Bob has 37 points in South Plains win
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 06:11:57 +0000
ROSWELL, N.M. — Sophomore forward Che Bob went off for 37 points and 11 rebounds and South Plains College beat New Mexico Military Institute 81-64 Thursday for its eighth victory in nine games.
Sophomore guard Deontae North added 17 points for South Plains (19-7, 10-3), which gained sole possession of first place in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference with previous co-leader Odessa College (20-5, 9-3) idle on Thursday.
SPC freshman guards Roberto Gallinat and Jerron Love scored eight points apiece.
■ Wayland women 72
NASCAR’s new charter system shuts out storied Wood Brothers
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 06:16:18 +0000
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It’s been 10 years since the Wood Brothers completed a full NASCAR season, and they stopped trying to make it to the track each week in 2009.
NASCAR’s oldest race team didn’t have the funds to keep up with the competition, and a scaled-back approach was what the family-owned organization felt was best for the famed No. 21 Ford.
It’s Kobe’s world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 06:13:44 +0000
TORONTO — Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.
It all made perfect sense.
The basketball world belongs to Bryant, at least for one more weekend.
Workman paces Kermit in win over Tornillo
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:19:54 -0500
Kermit Yellow Jackets pulled away from Tornillo to earn a 48-36 win, clinching the District 4-3A boys basketball title.
Arizona State knocks off No. 23 USC
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 06:12:32 +0000
TEMPE, Ariz. — Tra Holder scored 20 points, Savon Goodman added 17 and Arizona State knocked off No. 23 USC 74-67 on Friday night.
Nikola Jovanovic had 25 points and 15 rebounds for the Trojans (18-6, 8-4 Pac-12), who would have been within a half-game of first-place Oregon in the Pac-12 with a victory. Gerry Blakes added 14 for Arizona State.
The Sun Devils (14-11, 4-8) have won two conference games in a row for the first time this season.
Arizona State took the lead with a 10-2 run to start the second half and never trailed again.
1966: Miners risk streak against Sun Devils
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:00:10 -0500