Ex-Bulldog returning home to play for Houston
TheFacts.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0500
It was like it was too easy for Shelby Miller last year at Southern Arkansas.
Former UTEP golfer Devin Miertschin places 11 in the 48th annual Pacific Coast Amateur golf tourname
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:13:01 MDT
Former UTEP golfer Devin Miertschin shot a 3-under-par 67 Thursday to move into a tie for 11th place in the 48th annual Pacific Coast Amateur golf tournament at Pine Canyon Club in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Citizen group calls for removal of Cavazos
baytownsun.com/ / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500
Opposition to personnel changes in Goose Creek CISD – and the way they were handled – is becoming organized, as a group of community leaders has conducted two meetings and written a letter calling for
2 Texas football players charged with sex assault
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:52:58 +0000
AUSTIN — Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
Wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander were later released on personal recognizance bonds. According to an arrest affidavit, Sanders and Meander texted each other during earlier interviews with police to “get their story straight” and Sanders also faces a charge of improper photography tied to the alleged assault on June 21.
McCarthy, Yankees top Texas for 6th win in 7 games
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:26:51 +0000
NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy and Chase Headley are quickly putting their stamp on a playoff surge for the New York Yankees.
Acquired earlier this month from NL West also-rans, they teamed up Thursday to help the Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2. McCarthy threw six more solid innings, Headley delivered another timely hit and New York won for the sixth time in seven games.
“From the beginning of spring training, it’s about giving yourself a chance in the postseason,” said Headley, obtained this week in a trade with San Diego.
Carter homers in Astros’ 13-1 loss to A’s
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:26:12 +0000
OAKLAND, Calif. — Astros first baseman Chris Carter remained one of the hottest hitters in the AL this month after homering against his former team.
The rest of Houston’s lineup managed just five hits — all singles — and the pitching wasn’t much better.
Carter hit his 20th home run, providing the lone bright spot in the Astros’ 13-1 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Thursday.
The Houston first baseman is hitting .323 with six home runs and 15 RBIs in July.
Midland ISD swim coach Jennifer Mangum named to Swimming Hall of Fame
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:16:00 -0500
Midland ISD Swimming and Diving coach Jennifer Mangum will add one more accolade to her career as a diver later this year.
LOCAL GOLF: New format changes strategy for Ranchland Hills Blowout
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:19:00 -0500
The two-time defending champions of the Ranchland Hills Blowout are no more.
Cowboys’ Romo happy to spend hours nursing back
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:21:18 +0000
OXNARD, Calif. — Tony Romo paused to add up how long it would take to coddle his surgically repaired back on the first day of training camp.
The final tally for the 34-year-old Dallas Cowboys quarterback was about four hours.
Romo isn’t worried about getting hit. He thinks he can play several more years, even joking Thursday that he’ll still be taking snaps when he’s 45.
Sacramento River Cats crush El Paso Chihuahuas 13-2
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:32:50 MDT
Thursday night was simply one of those nights that come along in baseball ... one of those you toss away and forget about.
Tascosa Rebels pitcher Salazar named all-state
amarillo.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:14:21 +0000
Tascosa infielder and pitcher Raymond Salazar was named twice to Texas Sports Writers Association Class 5A All-State baseball team announced Thursday.
Salazar, the Amarillo Globe-News Super Team player of the year, was named to the TSWA second team as a third baseman and was also was an honorable mention at pitcher.
Salazar led the Rebels to their best playoff run in school history as they reached the Region I-5A quarterfinals. Salazar hit .435 with 32 RBIs. He also was the ace of the pitching staff, going 8-1 with a 1.29 earned run average.
Babe Ruth 14s geared up for regional
TheFacts.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0500
LAKE JACKSON — Eight teams will invade Veterans Strickland Field in Weimar today for the Southwest Region 14-year-old Babe Ruth Tournament.
ROCKHOUNDS: Pitching, late offensive push propels Midland past Corpus Christi
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:01:00 -0500
Midland’s pitching staff put together a solid effort, pacing the RockHounds to a 7-3 win over the Corpus Christi Hooks on Thursday evening. The victory snapped a two-game losing streak and put Midland