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Youth fair and show kicks off this week
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500
A host of volunteers made up of parents and children along with about 16 board members have come together again for one of Baytown’s most storied events, the  2015 Baytown Youth Fair & Livestock A

Sports briefly
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:48:11 +0000

Suzuki breaks Oh’s record for runs

MIAMI — Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki has broken a Japanese record for runs set by slugger Sadaharu Oh.

Suzuki scored on Adeiny Hechavarria’s home run Saturday to help the Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 8-0. The run gave Suzuki 1,968 in the major leagues (1,310) and Japan (658), surpassing Oh’s record for a Japanese player. Suzuki received a big ovation from the crowd and a jubilant greeting from his teammates when he scored the record-breaking run.

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7 players from Royals, White Sox punished by MLB for brawl
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:40:41 +0000

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox each lost Saturday without playing a game.

Four members of the Royals and three from the White Sox were punished for their roles in a series-opening brawl in Chicago, and six of the players drew suspensions. Major League Baseball placed the blame for the fighting squarely on both teams.

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Outdoors briefs
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:33:00 +0000

Dallas Zoo giraffe named Kipenzi

DALLAS (AP) — A giraffe born at the Dallas Zoo as people around the world watched online has been named.

The Dallas Zoo said Friday that the name Kipenzi (kih-PEHN’-zee) has been chosen for the female calf born April 10. The name means “loved one” in Swahili.

Zookeepers had offered up three choices. The other two possibilities were: Adia, meaning “a gift,” and Kanzi meaning “a treasure.”

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Salt Lake City hands El Paso its first loss on current homestand
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:23:44 MDT
During their fast start to the 2015 season, the El Paso Chihuahuas have been the team getting the big hits and good pitching.

Playoff squads anchored by first-teamers
TheFacts.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:00:00 -0500
With all five local girls soccer teams reaching the playoffs this season, multiple players from each squad received first-team honors on the All-Southern Brazoria County list.

High school wrestling: Flores, Jimenez shine for Hanks and Franklin respectively
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:36:09 MDT
Wrestlers Daniela Flores of Hanks and Alex Jimenez of Franklin were two of the city's best and two of the state's best and because of their success, they are this year's El Paso Times' All-City Girls and Boys Wrestlers of the Year.

El Paso Times’ All-City Wrestlers
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:36:04 MDT
Boys First Team Andres O'Brien School: Chapin Class: Senior Of note: The 138-pounder won the state title at the Class 5A state tournament Christian Ordaz School: Franklin Class: Junior Of

Mystery abounds when it comes to ‘neuroscouting’ in baseball
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:41:36 +0000

CHICAGO — Baseball’s most compelling video game is not offered in any store. Exactly how many people are playing is unclear. When it comes to the sticker price, no one wants to talk about it.

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Golf course purchase up to voters
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Baytown residents will decide whether the city will purchase Evergreen Point Golf Course.

Lahnert: River Road’s Hilbish becomes first area wheelchair athlete to get D-I scholarship
amarillo.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:48:27 +0000

Not all that long ago the last place Emilee Hilbish thought she’d be on April 23, 2015, was sitting in front of what seemed like all the students at River Road High School.

Attention isn’t Hilbish’s thing.

But there was Hilbish, a senior, signing her name on a sheet of paper and into Amarillo history.

About 10:40 a.m. on that day, Hilbish became the first wheelchair athlete from Amarillo to ink a Division I athletic scholarship.

Hilbish signed to play wheelchair basketball for the University of Texas-Arlington in a hallway just outside the River Road gym.

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Lady Bobcats aim for high finish
amarillo.com / Sun, 26 Apr 2015 02:59:56 +0000

Starting Monday, the Childress Lady Bobcats golf team looks to continue their historic run.

On April 16 in Baird, Childress was able to grab the third spot in regionals and that enabled them to clinch their first state berth.

At the Grey Rock Golf Course in Austin, the Lady Bobcats will take on the likes of Sonora and Alpine again, as well as Region II, Region III and Region IV qualifiers.

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