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Lubbock High sweeps district swimming titles
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:19:53 +0000

The Lubbock High girls won their fifth consecutive district title and the Lubbock High boys won their fourth straight at the District 4-5A swimming and diving championships that concluded Saturday at Monahans.

Lubbock High senior Melissa Viator, who won the 200-yard individual medley, the 100 backstroke and swam on two first-place relays, was the girls swimmer of the year.

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Davis’ 28 points lift Pelicans over Mavericks 109-106
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:15:55 +0000

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis capped a 28-point, 10-rebound outing with go-ahead free throws in the final seconds and a pivotal steal, and the New Orleans Pelicans won their third straight game, 109-106 over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night.

Tyreke Evans scored 24 points, including a running hook in the final half-minute, and Ryan Anderson added 18 points.

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Spurs rally in 2nd half to top Bucks
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:11:50 +0000

SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs rallied in the second half for a 101-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.

Boris Diaw added 14 points, helping San Antonio win its fifth straight against Milwaukee.

Khris Middleton had 21 points and Jared Bayless had 15 points for the Bucks, who lost after defeating Detroit on Saturday.

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Horse racing: Perfect Style impressive in winning El Paso Times Stakes race
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:07:24 MST
In her previous start at Turf Paradise in Arizona, Perfect Style didn't run as well as she could have in finishing third in a stakes races as a two-year-old.

Wayland advances and continues crucial first half
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:28:06 +0000

The Wayland Baptist men have played so well this season, they’ve already put themselves into good position in the Sooner Athletic Conference basketball chase, even before the second half of league play starts.

They can either tumble back to the pack or gain more separation this week.

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Team Irvin wins over Carter BY BOB BAUM
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:35:13 +0000

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no bone-jarring hits in the gentle, friendly version of football played at the Pro Bowl Sunday.

Even in a game dominated by offense, J.J. Watt was the star.

The Texans defensive end intercepted pass, recovered a fumble and led the crowd in dances during commercial breaks.

Team Irvin defeated 32-28 Watt’s Team Carter, but the score is never important in the NFL’s all-star game. Everyone seemed to have a good time, particularly Watt, the game’s defensive MVP.

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No. 8 Texas skid continues with 58-57 loss to Iowa State
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:25:40 +0000

 

AUSTIN, Texas — A little more than two weeks ago, the Texas Longhorns were off to their best start in 29 years and the program's highest national ranking since 2004.

They were 13-0, No. 3 in the poll, and angling to become a national power again.

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Top 25 roundup: Duke’s Coach K earns 1,000th career win
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:13:41 +0000

NEW YORK — Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.

Tyus Jones scored 22 points and the Blue Devils (17-2) went on an 18-2 run down the stretch to put Krzyzewski in four figures on his first try.

Jahlil Okafor had 17 points and 10 rebounds, combining with Jones and Quinn Cook (17 points) to fuel the decisive spurt after Duke trailed by 10 with 81/2 minutes remaining.

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Kyrgios to meet Murray in in Australian Open quarterfinals
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:37:17 +0000

MELBOURNE, Australia — He upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, and followed up Sunday by beating the guy who ousted Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Next up for Nick Kyrgios is a quarterfinal against Andy Murray at Melbourne Park.

It’s about to get very noisy on Rod Laver Arena.

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Tavares scores four, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:25:35 +0000

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It was enough to give a goalie nightmares: A record 29 goals, 25 players with at least two points and eight with at least four.

In addition to the high-profile superstars who didn’t make it to Ohio’s capital city for the NHL All-Star game, defense also took a holiday.

John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals, and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 on Sunday night in the highest-scoring NHL All-Star game.

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Spurs rally in 2nd half to top Bucks 101-95
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:47:15 +0000

SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs rallied in the second half for a 101-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.

Boris Diaw added 14 points, helping San Antonio win its fifth straight against Milwaukee.

Khris Middleton had 21 points and Jared Bayless had 15 points for the Bucks, who lost after defeating Detroit on Saturday.

 

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Haas pulls away to win Humana Challenge
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:26:46 +0000

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Bill Haas pulled ahead with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 16th and parred the final two holes for a one-stroke victory Sunday in the Humana Challenge.

Haas closed with a 5-under 67 for his sixth PGA Tour title and first since the 2013 AT&T National. He won the 2010 event at PGA West for his first tour victory.

Haas was making his first start since November. He took the long break to rest his left wrist, fractured in April when he fell down stairs at Hilton Head.

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From Sun Bowl to Super Bowl: New England Patriot Patrick Chung works hard to make his dream goal a r
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:56:57 MST
It was one of those trademark El Paso December days ... temperatures dancing in the upper 50's, the sun warm and friendly and the brilliant blue sky stretching somewhere into forever.

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