Cunningham eager to begin first head coaching job as Cooper boys basketball coach
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:47:00 -0000
After working nine seasons as an assistant basketball coach, Billy Cunningham is ready to take on a head coaching role. He figured Cooper would be a good place to start.
Local sports briefly
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:36:28 +0000
SPC men send two
Mississippi took one shooting guard from South Plains College, and now the Rebels have signed another.
Sophomore guard Roderick Lawrence, who helped South Plains to the quarterfinals of the NJCAA tournament last month, signed Wednesday with Ole Miss.
Two years ago, Ole Miss signed guard Marshall Henderson off South Plains’ 36-0 national championship team.
Lawrence, who is 6-foot-4, averaged 13.1 points and 6.1 rebounds as SPC went 29-6 this season.
JC SOFTBALL: Lady Chaps drop 2 heartbreakers at Howard
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:40:00 -0500
BIG SPRING -- The Midland College softball team suffered a couple of heartbreaking losses to Howard College on Friday afternoon at Foundation Field.
NHL playoffs roundup: Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:32:21 +0000
TAMPA, Fla. — The Montreal Canadiens are gaining confidence with every playoff victory.
“We are playing as a unit right now. Everyone is supporting each other and buying in to what the coaching staff is teaching us,” goaltender Carey Price said Friday night after a 4-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning gave the Canadiens a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. “We are living in the moment.”
Several El Paso-area high school athletes to continue career at next level
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:32:29 MDT
Several El Paso high school athletes will play college sports next year at Non-Division I schools. Here is a list of some of those who will continue their career.
Kawhi Leonard waits for Spurs spotlight
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:20:19 +0000
The tone in Kawhi Leonard’s voice never changes.
It never changed as a junior in high school when his father was killed at the car wash he owned in Compton, Calif. He just kept right on playing.
“He just internalized it to me,” said Tony Masi, the athletic director at Martin Luther King High School in Riverside, where Leonard was a prep star. “We didn’t hang out every day. I’d see him for a couple minutes a day. Just watch him and observe him. He didn’t show much. He was just shy and reserved.”
Comanche locks down second place in District 7-2A with win over Clyde
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:07:00 -0000
CLYDE — With second place in District 7-2A on the line, the 10th-ranked Clyde Lady Bulldogs entertained No. 15 Comanche on Friday, with hopes of forcing a tie for the No. 2 spot.
Area baseball/softball line scores (April 18)
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:05:00 -0000
AREA BASEBALL RESULTS
Faith Christian’s Breanna Medina hopes to contribute for UTEP softball in future
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:35:09 MDT
When UTEP softball coach Tobin Echo-Hawk arrived last year as the new leader of the Miners, one of the first local players she started recruiting was Breanna Medina.
HS BASEBALL/SOFTBALL: Friday’s area roundup
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:35:00 -0500
Rangers top White Sox 12-0 in Perez’s 1st shutout
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:43:00 -0000
Martin Perez turned toward first base, waiting for the call he hoped was coming.
ROCKHOUNDS: Error allows Midland to win in 11
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:42:00 -0500
An errant throw by San Antonio reliever Luis De La Cruz allowed Colin Walsh to score from second base in the 11th to give the Midland RockHounds a 4-3 victory on Friday night at Security Bank Ballpark
Wylie athletes Mack, Smyser sign to compete collegiately
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:40:00 -0000
Punkin Mack and Brittany Smyser picked up their sports at very young ages and both have excelled during their four years of competition at Wylie High School. On Friday, the two put in ink what has been years in the making.