Ex-band member found guilty in FAMU hazing death
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:45:03 +0000
ORLANDO, Fla. — A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as “Crossing Bus C” that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing.
Dante Martin, 27, was the first to stand trial in the November 2011 death of 26-year-old Robert Champion aboard a band bus parked outside a football game where the well-regarded Marching 100 band had performed.
Bucs rally to take out Brook
TheFacts.com / Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:00:00 -0500
FREEPORT — When the going got tough at Hopper Field Friday night, the Brazoswood Buccaneers turned to their human freight train to pull out a come-from-behind, 42-28, victory over visiting Clear Brook
Auburn-Ole Miss: The knockout game
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:11:26 +0000
OXFORD, Miss. — Auburn and Mississippi spent the week dismissing their standing in the first College Football Playoff rankings as mostly irrelevant.
One of them will no longer enjoy the relative comfort of a win-and-in mindset after this weekend. The fourth-ranked Tigers and seventh-ranked Rebels, both among the initial top four teams, meet Saturday night in what could amount to the first elimination round of the playoffs.
It won’t likely be the last in the competitive Southeastern Conference Western Division.
HS FOOTBALL: Central dominates, eliminates Lee from playoff hunt
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:22:00 -0500
SAN ANGELO -- The ghosts were out in full force for Lee on Halloween night. These specters of the past haunted the Rebels all evening and seemed to spook Lee into every mistake already made this seaso
Astros makes stylish AL debut by ripping Rangers
mysanantonio.com / Mon, 1 Apr 2013 04:16:14 UT
Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday night in the major league opener and giving Bo Porter a win in his first game as manager. Ankiel hit a pinch-hit three-run shot for the season's first homer, Bud Norris pitched well for the win and Erik Bedard threw 3 1/3 scoreless innings for his first career save.
High school football: Franklin too much for El Dorado in District 1-6A showdown
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 1 Nov 2014 00:15:54 MDT
The No. 1-ranked Franklin Cougars have been focused, determined and playing with a purpose all season long.
Justin Reid key target for Tech
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 01 Nov 2014 04:29:05 +0000
Justin Reid may be the biggest target on an important recruiting weekend for Texas Tech.
The three-star safety is just the second defensive back to make an official visit this season, joining safety Christian Taylor (Oct. 11). The Red Raiders also haven’t received a commitment from a player in the defensive secondary in this recruiting class.
High school football: Aztecs hunt for Cougars’ top spot in 1-6A, do battle Friday
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:11:56 MDT
When El Dorado and Franklin play tonight at Franklin High School, it will be like staring at a mirror for the players.
High school football: Ysleta manhandles Parkland
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:50:24 MDT
The Ysleta Indians forced six turnovers and shut out the Parkland Matadors 32-0 to clinch their first playoff berth and winning season in 12 years.
Randall runs past Palo Duro in 3-5A, 37-21
amarillo.com / Sat, 01 Nov 2014 04:59:29 +0000
The Randall Raiders have a rushing attack that just won’t quit.
A week after losing leading rusher Wyatt Garton, the running game just kept churning as the Raiders combined for 317 rushing yards in a 37-21 win over Palo Duro on Friday at Happy State Bank Field at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium.
“The kids played well,” Randall coach Bryan Wood said. “We made plays at the right times. I thought our O-line played really well and did a great job of controlling the line of scrimmage.”
Bucs hoping to keep streak going
TheFacts.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0500
CLUTE — With a six-game win streak against Clear Brook, the Brazoswood Buccaneers are hoping to make it seven today.
LEROY: Tech, Texas searching for elusive win as rivalry is renewed
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:37:00 -0500
When it was announced in August that the Texas-Texas Tech game at Lubbock’s Jones AT&T Stadium was sold out, few could have predicted that the teams would have a combined six victories going into
Bulldogs look to cage Falcons
TheFacts.com / Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0500
SWEENY — The Sweeny Bulldogs do not take any opponent lightly, but the Brookshire Royal Falcons appear to be in over their heads.
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