HS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights set for today’s state semis
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:12:00 -0600
The Midland Classical Academy girls basketball team could have been forgiven if this would have been a rebuilding year.
Pro golf roundup: Holmes opens four-shot lead at Blue Monster
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:39:33 +0000
DORAL, Fla. — J.B. Holmes never liked the old Blue Monster at Doral because he thought it was too easy for a World Golf Championship.
He said this with a straight face Thursday after a 10-under 62 that tied the tournament record at the Cadillac Championship, gave him a four-shot lead and left the rest of this world-class field to wonder just how he managed.
“I was able to hit the shots where I envisioned and hit good shots, and today the putter was on,” Holmes said. “Put that combination together, you do everything pretty good, you’re going to shoot a good score.”
Childress makes 1st tourney trip since 2012
amarillo.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 03:58:41 +0000
Childress is heading back to the regional tournament for the first time since 2012.
The Bobcats (27-4) are set to begin the Region I-3A tournament at the Chaparral Center in Midland against Breckenridge at 7:30 p.m. today.
“We expect it to be a very difficult tournament,” Childress coach Brandon Wall said. “We are also really excited for our kids. This is an unbelievable opportunity for them. They worked hard all year, and they really deserve this.”
Wall said his team might not have the size others do, but they more than make up for it elsewhere.
Community concert Sunday
The Love Network of Baytown will host a community concert Sunday March 8 at Second Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Admission is free. A love offering will aid the Love Network of Baytown (formerly Love INC)
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.
FANTASY SPORTS: Drafting is only half the battle
TheFacts.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:00:00 -0600
With Major League Baseball's spring training providing sports fanatics with a taste of spring, fantasy players are undoubtedly going cross-eyed while going over all sorts of rankings, projections and
Palo Duro returns to playoffs spotlight
amarillo.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 03:58:07 +0000
The Dons are back.
Palo Duro, one of the perennial boys basketball powers from Amarillo the past 15 years, returns to the Region I-5A tournament today for the first time since 2009.
This marks Palo Duro’s sixth regional appearance under 15-year coach Jeff Evans, who credits this year’s team success to depth and the players’ commitment to the press.
‘Cache’ account for Nurture Nature presentation
Looking for a hobby that takes you out of doors, is fun for the entire family and can be done with very little expense or expertise?The Baytown Nature Center, 6213 Bayway Drive, continues its monthly
AREA ROUNDUP for March 6, 2015
TheFacts.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:00:00 -0600
Top-seeded Tribe hopes for 1st NCAA berth
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:36:22 +0000
William & Mary coach Tony Shaver is no longer ignoring history; he’s embracing it.
The school in Williamsburg, Virginia, has played basketball since 1905 and is one of five of the original 160 Division I men’s basketball programs that have never advanced to the NCAA tournament. It’s a topic Shaver tried to avoid in previous seasons, but one he’s addressing this year.
“As I told the guys, ‘Let’s be the first,’” the coach in his 12th season said Thursday.
E’Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:37:52 +0000
CHICAGO — E’Twaun Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105 on Thursday night, ending Russell Westbrook’s triple-double streak at four.
Westbrook had 43 points on 14-of-32 shooting and added seven assists and eight rebounds. On Wednesday night in Oklahoma City, he had career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds and added 10 assists in an overtime victory over Philadelphia.
Top Ladies hosting jewelry show Sunday
The Baytown chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction will host an inaugural fund-raising jewelry and accessory show called “Diva on a Dime”
UTEP women’s basketball: Miners storm down stretch to down North Texas
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:03:26 MST
What every coach wants to see at the end of a rebuilding season is evidence that a young team is learning.
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