Lone Star Varsity Q&A with Ryan Kotulek
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:06:11 +0000
Each week, Lone Star Varsity will feature a question and answer session with an area athlete. For more on this and other area teams, visit lonestarvarsity.com.
This week’s subject is Ryan Kotulek, a pitcher for the Shallowater baseball team. He also plays as a center for the Mustangs’ boys basketball team, and due to his involvement with the playoffs Sunday, Lone Star Varsity took an interview with his coach, Steven Biera.
Ryan committed to Texas Tech. What’s the reaction within the program?
Top 25 women’s college basketball roundup: Kentucky topples South Carolina
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:14:23 +0000
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Jennifer O’Neill and Makayla Epps combined for 22 second-half points and No. 13 Kentucky made 27 free throws in beating No. 2 South Carolina on Sunday, denying the Gamecocks an unbeaten season in Southeastern Conference play.
The Wildcats (21-8, 10-6) shot 32 percent from the field but succeeded in getting to the foul line and converting 27 of 35 chances for their biggest win this season.
■ Virginia 75,
No. 8 Louisville 59
Poulter, Casey share lead Honda Classic
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:16:50 +0000
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Ian Poulter lost command of the Honda Classic with two swings on consecutive tee shots in a wild final hour Sunday. He still had a share of the lead with Paul Casey heading into a sprint-to-the-finish at soggy PGA National.
Poulter was practically flawless in the rain-delayed third round Sunday morning for a 4-under 66 that gave him a three-shot lead over Patrick Reed (70) and Padraig Harrington (71). It was the first time Poulter has had a 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour.
HS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Kats punch tickets to state after win over O’Donnell
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:57:00 -0600
ABILENE -- The previous two years, the Garden City girls basketball team had its season end on the Moody Coliseum floor. On Sunday, the Lady Kats celebrated a region title on the same court.
REGION I-3A TOURNEY: Shallowater advances to state thanks to stifling defense
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:47:00 -0600
Height is one of the most desired traits in basketball.
Local youngster goes on hunt of a lifetime
TheFacts.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:00:00 -0600
For years, Barett Damron’s dream has been to hunt like his father and older sisters.
CHS, Bryan Rudder to battle Thursday
amarillo.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:56:23 +0000
Matchups have been set for the three area girls basketball teams who made the UIL State Tournament at the Alamodome in San Antonio starting with Thursday’s semifinals.
The first area team to play at the first state tournament held at the Alamodome will be Nazareth, the defending state champion in Class 1A. Nazareth (32-2) draws DeHanis (27-6) in the second 1A semifinal at 10 a.m.
But Nazareth isn’t the only area defending state champion who will be in action Thursday. Canyon (32-3) will open the Class 5A semifinals against Bryan Rudder (36-4) at 7 p.m.
Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:56:04 +0000
HAMPTON, Ga. — The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.
Quickly establishing he’s one of the drivers to beat — boy, does that sound familiar — Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps remaining to win Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The six-time champion picked off drivers left and right after starting near the back in the second race of the year, having failed to get in a qualifying run because of inspection issues.
High school basketball: The big game is here: Andress, Bel Air to meet in anticipated matchup
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:22:01 MST
The matchup high school basketball fans all around the city have been clamoring for is finally here. On Tuesday night at the Don Haskins Center, Class 5A powers Bel Air and Andress will square off in one of the most meaningful games ever to be played between two teams from El Paso.
Tascosa squares off with North Crowley
amarillo.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:56:30 +0000
After a three-day wait, the Tascosa boys will be the final Texas Panhandle boys team to finish the area round of the playoffs tonight.
Tascosa will finally face North Crowley in a Class 6A area game at 6 p.m. at Vernon, as inclement weather first pushed the game back from Friday to Saturday, then to today. The winner of this game will face El Paso Eastwood at a time and place to be determined in the region quarterfinals.
UIL Girls Basketball State Tournament Pairings
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:08:00 -0600
UIL Girls Basketball State Tournament Pairings
UTEP football: Battles for depth highlight spring to-do list
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:02:51 MST
When Sean Kugler looks at the roster for the third spring of his reign, the first thing that jumps off the page is how full it is.
College sports roundup: Tech men take second at Big 12 indoor championships
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:07:16 +0000
AMES, Iowa — Chris Caldwell won the 60-meter hurdles and JaCorian Duffield took the high jump, leading the Texas Tech men to a progam best second-place finish Saturday at the Big 12 Conference indoor track and field championships.
Tech scored 951/2 points, finishing just ahead of Oklahoma State, which had 94.
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