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Daytona winner Logano takes Atlanta pole; 13 cars shut out
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:13:53 +0000

HAMPTON, Ga. — Joey Logano is on quite a roll, following up his victory in the Daytona 500 by taking the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

NASCAR is on the defensive after 13 drivers — including four former champions — didn’t even get on the track for qualifying Friday after failing to pass inspection.

Four-time Cup winner Jeff Gordon, who is retiring at the end of the season, called the situation “absolutely embarrassing.”

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Enterprise Products donates to new MB library
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600
The Friends of the Chambers County Library System announced the gift of $100,000 from Enterprise Products. This donation will fund the Multipurpose Community Room at the new branch library building in

Castillo wins decision, advances to finals at Golden Gloves state championships
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:29:24 +0000

FORT WORTH — On a night when most boxers from team West Texas met their match, Adam Castillo continued to set himself apart.

The Lubbock Warriors lightweight pounded out a semifinal victory over Odessa’s Michael Dutchover on Friday night at Watt Arena, putting him one step away from winning a Golden Gloves state championship for the second year in a row.

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REGION I-3A GIRLS TOURNEY: Fulcher’s 3 sends Idalou into title game
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:06:00 -0600
Idalou’s Carli Fulcher would never attempt a more pressure-packed shot than this one.

UTEP men’s basketball: Floyd-less Miners flop at woeful USM
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:19:13 MST
And then it all went wrong ... terribly, terribly wrong. UTEP was cruising to an easy victory Saturday night in Hattiesburg, Miss.

Police beat, Sunday, March 1
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Shoplifting turns violent

New business tour: La Vaquita
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600
The recently opened Supermercado La Vaquita Mexican grocery store in Baytown features a panadería, carnicería and restaurant inside. The Baytown store is the third La Vaquita to open in Texas.  

Stolen No. 44 NASCAR car found in suburban Atlanta
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:14:41 +0000

HAMPTON, Ga. — Police have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Team XTREME said the car was discovered early Saturday northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, about 20 miles away from where it was taken. The team tweeted a pictured of team owner John Cohen standing in front of the No. 44 Chevrolet, which was ditched in a wooded area near Loganville, Georgia.

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Sandies move on to regional quarterfinals
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 02:30:48 +0000

Amarillo High had a late lead and took advantage of any opportunity they were given to top Midland High in a Class 6A area playoff game Saturday at Lubbock Estacado.

The Sandies converted late free throws for a 75-60 win over Midland High.

When holding a 10-point lead late, Amarillo High forced Midland High to keep fouling to attempt to stay close. With less than three minutes to go, Amarillo High was 7-for-7 on free throw attempts, consistently extending the lead. Overall, Amarillo High was 11-for-12 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter.

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Amarillo High Lady Sandies’ rally falls short in Region I-6A semifinals
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 02:26:48 +0000

Oh, that third quarter.

Amarillo High will look back on its 52-48 Class 6A regional semifinal loss to Plano West and know what might have been if not for that stretch of five minutes during the third quarter Saturday afternoon in high school girls basketball at Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center in Fort Worth

Plano West advanced to the region final at 1 p.m. today against Flower Mound. Flower Mound defeated El Paso El Dorado, 59-37, in Saturday’s opening semifinal.

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Rondo moving on after suspension over outburst
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:20:07 +0000

DALLAS (AP) — Rajon Rondo says he and Dallas coach Rick Carlisle talked all the time in the days after the point guard arrived from Boston in a trade the Mavericks hope will boost their chances of winning a championship.

At some point, the communication waned — and the next thing the pair knew, they were screaming at each other on the court in an outburst that led to a one-game suspension for Rondo.

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Farwell, Stratford win
amarillo.com / Sun, 01 Mar 2015 02:31:03 +0000

Throwing and praying, along with stealing, is the way to win when down 19 points in the third quarter of an area boys basketball playoff game at Canyon High School — just ask Farwell.

After forcing seven steals in the third quarter and five in the fourth, Farwell forced an overtime. But Wellington looked poised to win with 10 seconds remaining and standing at the charity stripe in the bonus.

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REGION I-3A TOURNEY: Fillies knock off defending champion Wall
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:46:00 -0600
Saturday’s Region I-3A girls basketball semifinal was similar to a championship prize fight.

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