Welker returns to practice following concussion
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:04:33 +0000
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Wes Welker celebrated Labor Day by practicing for the first time since sustaining a concussion on Aug. 23.
That meant Peyton Manning had his front-line offense intact as the Denver Broncos began preparations in earnest for their opener against his former team, the Indianapolis Colts, on Sunday night.
Welker donned his up-sized helmet and ran short routes during the 20-minute viewing period open to the media at the start of practice, He added a few minutes of extra work with rookie Cody Latimer afterward.
Volleyball continues tournament season
TheFacts.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0500
A month into the 2014 season and some local volleyball teams are getting close to district play.
Ol Winedrinker Who wins main thoroughbred race at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:58:23 MDT
RUIDOSO, N.M. - Ol Winedrinker Who won Monday's 1 and 1/16th miles Ruidoso Thoroughbred Championship at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino to highlight the undercard of the All American Futurity.
Former Hereford golfer advances in LPGA Q School
amarillo.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:31:28 +0000
Former Hereford High School golfer Sammi Stevens breezed through Stage 1 of the LPGA Q School last week, shooting a 6-under 282 and finishing third in a field of 277 golfers from 30 countries in the four-round event at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
The top 100 finishers advanced to Stage 2 of qualifying school scheduled for Sept. 30-Oct. 4 at Plantation Golf & Country Club in Venice, Fla.
High school volleyball schedule, 09.02.14
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:06:31 MDT
Prep Volleyball Schedule Today Del Valle at Americas, 6:30 p.m. Eastwood at Eastlake, 6:30 p.m. El Dorado at Bel Air, 6:30 p.
Jerry Jones: Cowboys looking at ‘uphill battle’
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:22:55 +0000
IRVING — Jerry Jones opened training camp with stories about how young his Dallas Cowboys were. He told a few thousand fans at the kickoff luncheon that many of those players faced an “uphill battle.”
Not exactly Super Bowl talk from an eternally optimistic owner who has made such preseason predictions a few times.
Baytown chamber urges passage of Prop 1
baytownsun.com/ / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500
The board of directors of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce adopted a resolution in support of Proposition 1, which supports additional funding for state highways.
Big 12 teams play top foes unexpectedly close
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:23:23 +0000
There were the expected season-opening blowout victories for Big 12 teams.
Then there were those games against the nation’s top two teams — and most recent national champions — that weren’t as lopsided as predicted.
“I don’t think anyone really that’s involved in the Big 12 finds that as a big surprise,” said Kansas coach Charlie Weis, who got to watch a lot of games since his was the only Big 12 team that didn’t play. “Maybe people in others parts of the country think it’s a big surprise, but we all know that this is a loaded league.”
UTEP football notebook: Aaron Jones on “pitch count” to control wear and tear
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:59:28 MDT
Not only did Aaron Jones average almost 11 yards per rush on his 243-yard, 22-carry night in the victory over New Mexico, coach Sean Kugler said he got stronger as the game went on.
Jm Miracle wins the All American Futurity
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:18:30 MDT
RUIDOSO, N.M. - All summer long, Jm Miracle has been one of the most consistent 2-year-old quarter horses on the grounds of Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino.
Jockey Raul Valenzuela arrested before All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:32:18 MDT
RUIDOSO, N.M. - Jockey Raul Valenzuela, who was slated to ride Apollitcal Blood in today's Grade 1 All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino, was arrested this afternoon at the track, his attorney said.
Team of the week: Childress Bobcats
amarillo.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:31:42 +0000
■ Significance: The Childress Bobcats opened the season in style, beating the reigning Class 1A Division II state champion Wellington Skyrockets, 14-0. The loss ended Wellington’s 14-game winning streak and 34-game regular-season winning streak. It was Wellington’s first regular-season loss loss since losing to Clarendon on Sept. 24, 2010. The 34-game streak stands as the fourth longest in Texas Class 2A history. Also, Childress became the first team since Claude in 2003 to shut out Wellington.
UTEP football coach Sean Kugler sees defensive improvement as Texas Tech comes to town
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:03:33 MDT
In the two dimensions of a box score, UTEP's defensive improvement from 12 months ago takes a little digging to find, which is always a bit scary when Texas Tech is coming to town.
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