Goose Creek Park selected as ‘Heart Your Park’ recipient
Baytown’s Goose Creek Park has been selected for “Heart Your Park,” a program introduced as part of Macy’s “Secret Garden” campaign that aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the
Greg Proffitt ready to create own legacy at Goldthwaite
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 04:21:00 -0000
Greg Proffitt said he plans to put his own footprints on the Goldthwaite High School boys athletic programs.
Cole: Spring crappie fishing just around the corner
ReporterNews.com / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:03:00 -0000
Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes some of the best fishing of the year. Many area anglers spend the winter months looking forward to fishing for spawning crappie.
HS BASEBALL: AHS comes back to beat Rebels, 9-5
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:49:00 -0600
ABILENE — The Lee baseball team suffered another come-from-behind loss on Saturday as Abilene High rallied for six runs in the fifth to beat the Rebels, 9-5, at Blackburn Field.
‘Letters Home’ to present real stories of soldiers at war
“Letters Home,” a gripping production about the lives, struggles and triumphs of American soldiers serving in the Middle East, will appear at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 22, at the Lee College Performing
UTEP softball: Miners split C-USA doubleheader
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 8 Mar 2014 21:22:21 MST
UTEP seemed to have it all under control on a chilly, wind-blown Saturday evening ... almost on cruise control as they appeared headed for a doubleheader sweep of Southern Miss in the Conference USA softball openers at Helen of Troy Softball Complex.
Men’s Big 12 basketball roundup: West Virginia upsets No. 8 Kansas
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 06:41:36 +0000
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Its NCAA chances all but gone, West Virginia showed it still has some fight left in a lackluster season.
West Virginia built a 25-point lead and had to withstand 41 points by freshman Andrew Wiggins and a furious comeback by No. 8 Kansas to upset the Jayhawks 92-86 in their Big 12 regular-season finale Saturday.
“We just had to stay composed, not get too down, don’t say, ‘dang, they’re going to come back,’” said Eron Harris, who led West Virginia with 28 points. “You’ve got to always have confidence in your team that you’re going to win.”
High school roundup: Gillit shines as Cooper softball earns first district win
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 05:42:00 -0000
LUBBOCK — Keely Gillit tossed a four-hitter, and Kaylin Farmer drove in two runs as Cooper beat Amarillo Tascosa 7-1 in a District 2-5A softball game Friday.
Vision motivates woman – Blind Baytown native shares inspiring story
Nancy Shugart can still vividly recall what she once saw in the backyard of her childhood home on Fleetwood in Baytown.
Tech exes advance in World Championship
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 06:37:54 +0000
Former Texas Tech track and field standouts Omo Osaghae and Tori Polk both advanced through preliminary rounds Saturday at the IAAF World Championships in Sopot, Poland.
Osaghae, a Monterey graduate and Lubbock resident, finished second in his heat and fifth overall in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.61 seconds.
By finishing top three in his heat, the three-time U.S. champion qualified automatically for the semifinals at 8:45 a.m. CDT today. The top two in each of three heats and the next two fastest times advance to the finals scheduled for 11:20 a.m. CDT today.
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