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Sandies edge Eagles on inside-the-park homer, 7-6
amarillo.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:05:29 +0000

It was almost a circus catch that possibly would have forced extra innings. Instead, it was an inside-the-park home run that ended the game and just about assured Amarillo High the District 3-4A title.

With one out in the bottom of the seventh inning of a tie game, Amarillo High’s J.T. Fogg hit a sinking liner to center that Canyon’s Owen Carver tried to dive and catch. But Carver couldn’t quite get to the ball, and it bounced past him and rolled all the way to the fence, allowing Fogg to come all the way around and score the winning run and give the Sandies a 7-6 victory.

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DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets, 100-95
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:32:04 +0000

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 14 rebounds for his second straight playoff double-double and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.

Amir Johnson scored 16 points and Kyle Lowry had 14 as the Raptors rebounded from a 94-87 loss in Game 1. Patrick Patterson had 12 points and Greivis Vasquez finished with 11.

Joe Johnson scored 18 points, Deron Williams had 15 and Mirza Teletovic 14 for the Nets, who will host Game 3 on Friday night.

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Flapjack 5K set for Saturday
TheFacts.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:00:00 -0500
FREEPORT — The Freeport Riverfest gets going with a couple of athletic competitions — the headlining Flapjack 5K/BASF Kids Run and a three-on-three basketball tournament.

Mavs need Nowitzki rebound to get even with Spurs
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:57:38 +0000

Dirk Nowitzki missed from several of his usual spots as Dallas blew a lead in the fourth quarter of its playoff-opening loss to San Antonio.

The Mavericks star even flubbed a glorified layup, the most surprising of all the misses when Dallas went without a meaningful basket for the final 8 minutes of the 90-85 loss to the Spurs.

Now Nowitzki has to bounce back from one of the worst playoff games of his 16-year career when the Mavericks play at San Antonio in Game 2 on Wednesday night.

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Franklin High’s Esther Oyetunde signs with Texas State for track and field
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:56:15 MDT
During her four years as a track and field athlete at Franklin, Esther Oyetunde has developed into one of the top performers in the city.

HS GOLF: Lee pair ink with colleges
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:14:00 -0500
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Wildcats get nondistrict win
TheFacts.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:00:00 -0500
BASEBALL

Randall rolls past Dumas
amarillo.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:27:11 +0000

Randall moved into a tie for second place in District 3-4A on Tuesday by shutting out Dumas 8-0, as the Raiders kept themselves alive mathematically for a share of the district title.

After three scoreless innings, Randall (19-8-1, 10-3 in district) Brandon Foust drove home a run with a single in the fourth. That was all the Raiders needed, althoughn they scored seven in the fifth and sixth innings for insurance.

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Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:46:55 +0000

CHICAGO — Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime, and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

Washington rallied from 10 down in the fourth quarter after blowing a 17-point first-quarter lead.

Nene scored the first six points in overtime after being held in check by Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah in regulation, and the Wizards hung on after Kirk Hinrich failed to convert at the foul line in the closing seconds.


JC GOLF: Chaps take 3rd at NJCAA District 2 tourney
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:12:00 -0500
DENNIS -- The Midland College golf team shot a final round 289 and finished in third at this week’s NJCAA District 2 Championships at Sugar Tree Golf Club.

Randall’s Borchardt, Oakley win scholarhips
amarillo.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:06:17 +0000

Monday evening was a night Randall High basketball players Brady Borchardt and Krystal Oakley will not soon forget.

The two seniors were presented with the Seventh Annual Raider Legacy Fund scholarships of $500 during the Randal High basketball banquet held at the Amarillo Club.

The idea for the Raider Legacy Scholarship was hatched during a Thanksgiving break about 10 years ago.

Several Randall High basketball alumni — all coached by current boys basketball coach Leslie Broadhurst — got together for a friendly pickup game in the Randall High gym.

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COLLEGE BASEBALL: TCU updends Tech in non-conference tilt, 4-0
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:25:00 -0500
ABILENE -- No. 21 Texas Tech out hit No. 15 TCU, but it was the Horned Frogs who manufactured all four of their runs during a 4-0 victory against the Red Raiders on Tuesday at Crutcher Scott Field in

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