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DeRozan scores 42, Raptors beat Rockets 99-96
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:28:11 +0000

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan and James Harden have been battling on the basketball court for more than a decade.

It’s hard to imagine any of their previous encounters was as entertaining as this one.

DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as his Raptors beat Harden’s Rockets 99-96 on Monday night, Toronto’s eighth straight home victory over Houston.

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UTEP football: Miners building depth at improving defensive end spot
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:24:00 MDT
Just about the first observation coach Sean Kugler made when he was hired to be UTEP's head football coach was that his team was too small and too thin in the trenches to play the brand of football he wanted to play.

Maryland women knock off Tennessee 58-48 in NCAA regional final
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:20:29 +0000

SPOKANE, Wash. — Maryland is going back to consecutive Final Fours and for the second straight year the Terrapins pushed aside Tennessee to get there.

Lexie Brown scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half, Brionna Jones added 14 points and nine rebounds and top-seeded Maryland advanced to its second straight Final Four with a 58-48 win over Tennessee on Monday in the Spokane Regional final.

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Metro softball teams in action today
amarillo.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:32:38 +0000

The softball season takes a slight detour this week as some teams have switched from the usual Tuesday contests to Wednesday. Others have moved Friday’s fun to Thursday. And in the case of District 2-6A, they did both.

The Lady Sandies and Tascosa take on Lubbock Monterey and Lubbock Coronado, respectively, Wednesday before facing each other Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

District 3-5A stays on schedule Tuesday as Randall hosts Dumas, Palo Duro hosts Canyon and Hereford hosts Caprock at 4:30 p.m.

Bushland doesn’t play against until hosting Dalhart at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

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HS TENNIS: MCA sweeps TAPPS 1-3A district titles
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:35:00 -0500
ABILENE — In tennis, Midland Classical Academy proved Monday it’s the class of TAPPS 1-3A.

Super Team to be revealed Sunday
amarillo.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:29:36 +0000

The Amarillo Globe-News will unveil its annual Golden Spread teams for each classification starting Wednesday, then the overall Super Team on Sunday featuring the best boys and girls players in the Texas Panhandle from all classifications. Honors start with the Class 1A boys and girls Golden Spread teams.

Jameis Winston working to leave off-field problems behind
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:29:09 +0000

TAMPA, Fla. — Jameis Winston has spent much of the past two months crisscrossing the nation, sharpening his quarterback skills and trying to convince NFL teams he’s learned from mistakes made off the field and ready to become the face of a franchise.

A lot of his effort was geared toward the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have the first pick this year’s NFL draft.

Heading into Winston’s pro day at Florida State on Tuesday, by all accounts the 2013 Heisman winner has made a strong impression.

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Barbers Hill seeks own junior college
baytownsun.com/ / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Barbers Hill ISD is pushing for the chance to establish a community college to better serve a growing population.

Lee College opposes Barbers Hill college quest
baytownsun.com/ / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Lee College officials, including President Dr. Dennis Brown, are saying they are in opposition of two pieces of legislation that would establish a limited purpose public junior college district by ind

UTEP football notebook: Kugler says Leftwich, Simpson lead QB battle
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:28:46 MDT
From the beginning of spring the quarterback battle seemed to be steered toward sophomore Mack Leftwich, and while coach Sean Kugler hasn't said that, he did indicate Leftwich and Garrett Simpson have pulled ahead of Ryan Metz.

Deadline to register to vote draws near
baytownsun.com/ / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
The last day to register to vote for the May 9 election is April 9. Early voting runs April 27 to May 5.  

Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin cleared to resume coaching duties
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:07:00 +0000

CINCINNATI — Bearcats coach Mick Cronin was cleared to resume coaching on Monday after missing most of the season because of a problem with a blood vessel in the back of his brain.

The 43-year-old wasn’t permitted to coach games or practices after the problem was detected in December. Assistant Larry Davis took over and led the Bearcats to the NCAA Tournament, where they lost to Kentucky in their second game.

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District 3-5A golf tourney moved to Friday
amarillo.com / Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:33:05 +0000

The District 3-5A boys golf tournament, originally set for Monday, has been moved.

Testing at several high schools postponed the District 3-5A golf tournament.

It will now take place at 10 a.m. Friday at Hereford Country Club.

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