Baytown Christian inducts 19 into honor society
Nineteen students from Baytown Christian Academy were inducted into the National Honor Society, and five students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony at the school.
HS VOLLEYBALL: MCS looks to end state draught
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500
The initial view when one reaches the floor of the McGraw Events Center at Midland Christian is striking.
Howe’s family says his condition is guarded
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:41:02 +0000
Gordie Howe’s family says the hockey Hall of Famer’s condition remains “guarded” but his spirits are good after a significant stroke Sunday.
The family released a statement through the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. The stroke occurred over the weekend at his daughter’s home in Lubbock. The family says the 86-year-old Howe is showing some signs of improvement, but there is a long road to recovery ahead.
Howe’s family reports that his competitive spirit remains strong.
Bumgarner, Giants beat Royals 3-2 in Game 7 to win World Series title
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:57:31 +0000
KANSAS CITY, Mo — Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.
With both starters chased early, this became a matchup of bullpens. And no one stood taller than the 6-foot-5 Bumgarner, who added to his postseason legacy with a third victory this Series.
Crystal Ball week nine
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:14:01 +0000
Week 9 of the 2014 Amarillo Globe-News Crystal Ball saw a bit of shake up. Yours truly went underdog crazy with three city schools — Palo Duro, River Road and Caprock — and lost them all.
The Rivalry Matchup: Wide receivers
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:59:17 +0000
Amarillo High’s Conner Phillips
Amarillo High senior wide receiver Conner Phillips has had to wait for opportunity to knock, but when its come he’s answered.
In last week’s 42-13 win over Lubbock Monterey, Phillips caught a 16-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Ortega that doubled his reception total for the season — and made him Amarillo High’s leading wideout for the season with two catches for 42 yards.
Want Kiwanis apples? Want them delivered? Call now
Continuing a 65-year Baytown tradition, the Kiwanis Club is selling apples in the parking lot of Conn’s and Chick-fil-A at 5010 Garth Road through Nov. 9. Apples can be purchased from 12:30 to 5:30 p.
JC VOLLEYBALL: OC outlasts MC in five sets
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:22:00 -0500
ODESSA -- The Midland College volleyball team had a chance to close out rival Odessa College in four sets on Wednesday night..
Lakers’ Randle has surgery for broken leg, likely out for year
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:38:00 +0000
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle is expected to miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his broken right leg.
The seventh overall pick out of Kentucky broke his leg in the fourth quarter of his NBA debut in Los Angeles’ season-opening loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday. Randle was strapped to a wheeled stretcher and taken off the Staples Center court after colliding with two Rockets and landing awkwardly with 6:46 to play.
Keselowski used to pressure on needed victory to advance in Chase
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:09:29 +0000
Brad Keselowski is back in a familiar spot — essentially needing a win to advance to the next round in the Chase for the Championship. He pulled off a miracle with a last-lap pass at the Talladega Superspeedway on Oct. 19 to move to the third round of the playoffs.
A 31st-place finish Sunday at the Martinsville Speedway dropped him to seventh in the standings with only two races to move into the top four to qualify for the championship race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 16.
Having done it once, Keselowski knows he can do it again.
News briefs, Thursday, Oct. 30
Motivational speaker at LC
The Rivalry Matchup: Quarterback
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:58:35 +0000
For the season, Matthew Ortega’s passing stats aren’t going to wow a whole lot of people, which isn’t much of a surprise playing quarterback in Amarillo High’s Wing-T offense. But they don’t tell the story about how valuable Ortega could be this Friday night and for the rest of the season.
Trombonist special guest artist for ‘Jazz @ Lee College’ concert
Over the last 30 years, acclaimed trombonist and composer Michael Davis has toured with the Rolling Stones and worked with legends like Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson and Sting — and now he will bring his
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