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One killed in Jones Road shooting
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0500
A man is dead and another is in the hospital in critical condition after a shooting occurred at a mobile home near Baytown. 


Defining moments: Danny Hardaway was the Red Raiders’ first black scholarship athlete
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:49:40 +0000

Editor’s Note: With Texas Tech’s 1,000th game approaching on Saturday, The Avalanche-Journal is revisiting defining moments in Red Raiders football history.

Other black athletes had come out for Texas Tech teams on their own before, but Danny Hardaway became the Red Raiders’ first black scholarship athlete when he signed in February 1967.

Even though he led the Red Raiders in rushing in 1969, Hardaway’s legacy at Tech stems from his pioneering role.

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With 4 starters back, K-State to lean on offensive line
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:26:14 +0000

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Offensive lineman Cody Whitehair looks back on the way Kansas State ran the ball last year, especially in critical games late in the season, and can’t help but feel accountable.

“We were kind of embarrassed with our run game,” Whitehair said. “We really took it to heart. Going back and looking at film, we have a lot of room to improve.”

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Baytown Police Beat, Sunday, Aug. 30
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Thefts

Oklahoma State optimistic after strong finish last season
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:25:44 +0000

STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State is optimistic after a strong finish last season.

“We’re back at it, excited to get to what would be game week for us now,” coach Mike Gundy said Thursday. “Practices have been really good, coaches and players are ready to play in a game. Everybody’s anticipating college football. We’re in a really good situation right now.”

The Cowboys will open next Thursday night at Central Michigan. John Bonamego is in his first season at Central Michigan, leaving Oklahoma State with a lot to prepare for.

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LC regents divided on employing auditor
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0500
A discussion over the creation of an internal auditor position at Lee College led to heated exchanges and tears between regents and the college president. 

Cathedral, San Eli hope to defend state championship
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:43:26 MDT
Winning repeat state championships is difficult, but not impossible. The Cathedral and San Elizario boys cross country teams must overcome complacency, ego and that greatest of all sport's evils — expectations.

Santana sharp at home in Twins’ win
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:03:07 +0000

MINNEAPOLIS — Ervin Santana struck out 10 to earn his first home win, Eduardo Nunez and Miguel Sano homered, and the Minnesota Twins survived a ninth-inning rally to beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Sunday.

Down 7-0 in the ninth, Chris Carter hit a three-run homer and Jose Altuve cracked a two-run shot that made it 7-5 before Trevor May struck out Marwin Gonzalez to end the game.

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Veteran Tamulis nabs first LPGA Tour win
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:16:17 +0000

PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Kris Tamulis won the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title.

Tamulis played 29 holes Sunday in the twice-delayed tournament, the 186th of her LPGA Tour career. She finished a third-round 67 and closed with a 65 to beat Yani Tseng and Austin Ernst by a stroke.

The 34-year-old former Florida State player had a 17-under 271 total on The Senator Course and didn’t show the strain of being in contention with so little margin for error.

“It was amazing,” Tamulis said. “I was definitely not expecting this today.”

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Baseball standout Eudor Garcia thriving in minor league
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:44:42 MDT
Since being drafted last year by the New York Mets in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball Draft, former Socorro High School and El Paso Community College player Eudor Garcia has learned a great deal as a professional.

Chihuahuas miss chance to gain, fall to Dodgers
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:23:53 MDT
It was simply one of those nights late in a long, long baseball season ... a night when an opportunity was lost.

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