City approves rezoning for east side subdivision
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Baytown City Council held a public hearing and then voted to rezone 105.9 acres northwest of Lynnwood Subdivision from Single-Family Estate District to a Mixed Residential at Low to Medium Densities D
Top 5 moments of the week
1 Lake Jackson’s Hugh Leidlein ran the Chevron Houston Marathon in 2:54.41, which was a personal best for Leidlein. The time earned him elite status for the 2016 marathon. In addition to winning $125,
Men’s Top 25 college basketball roundup: Booker paces No. 1 Kentucky to victory over South Carolina
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:50:19 +0000
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Devin Booker found a way to make an impact for No. 1 Kentucky.
He did it again Saturday, leading the Wildcats (19-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) with 18 points in a 58-43 victory at South Carolina.
The win matched the team’s best start under coach John Calipari and kept the Wildcats from another “House of Horrors” moment at the Colonial Life Arena where they’d lost three of their previous five games.
High school girls’ basketball: Bean is key contributor for Coronado Thunderbirds
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:44:29 MST
The Coronado Thunderbirds girls basketball program has seen a resurgence in talent the past two years and a key reason for the team's success the past two years has been the play of junior guard Meagan Bean.
’Necks get on the board
WEST COLUMBIA — After opening the soccer season with five straight defeats, the Columbia Roughnecks broke through in a big way Saturday, thumping Fort Bend Marshall, 7-0.
Villarreal, Hardin lead West to championship
amarillo.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:36:29 +0000
It took four sets but the West volleyball team was able to outlast the South in the Golden Spread All-Star Games championship match Saturday at Randall High School.
Led by the Amarillo High duo of Zoe Hardin and Cambree Villarreal, the West topped the South, 23-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-18. Hardin led the West with 12 kills followed by Villarreal’s 11. Bailey Barron tallied 33 assists for the West.
“It was really exciting to get to play with Cambree and Zoe like I used to in club,” Barron said.
Buckeyes celebrate their championship
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:44:07 +0000
COLUMBUS, Ohio — After leading Ohio State to a national championship, Joey Bosa had one question for the 45,000 fans who crowded into Ohio Stadium in late January.
“How are you guys out here right now? It’s freezing,” he said from a makeshift stage erected on the south end of the field.
Cheaters are prosperous
In the world of sports, everything is supposed to be fair and competition is expected to be equal — a perfect realm that represents only the best of society.
Chambers Co. deputies seek higher pay in wake of bailiff raise
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
After addressing the Chambers County Commissioners Court about a raise given to a district court bailiff, Deputy Rick Davis, president of the Chambers County Officers Association, says the group plan
Pampa sweeps District 3-5A boys, girls swim titles
amarillo.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:42:21 +0000
A lot of people seemed to benefit from the changes Saturday at the District 3-5A swim meet at Amarillo Town Club.
Familiar faces from last year (when it was known as District 3-4A) took home some awards, while at least one of the new faces made a big impression. Regardless, the final results were far more interesting, at least competitively, than last year’s.
High school basketball polls
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:33:16 MST
Girls 1. Burges 2. Coronado 3. El Dorado 4. Bel Air 5. Horizon 6. Franklin 7. Chapin 8. Eastlake 9. Andress 10.
Luck-led Team Carter vs. Romo-lead Team Irvin in Pro Bowl
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:33:23 +0000
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — After three days of light, make that very light, workouts, Team Irvin and Team Carter are ready for Sunday night’s Pro Bowl.
Tony Romo will start at quarterback for Team Irvin, Andrew Luck for Team Carter in the second year of a format concocted to bring some life to an event that had become a show of halfhearted effort, little defense and practically no blocking.
The players returning from last season say the intensity was up.
“There were some big hits last year,” Denver safety T.J. Ward said.
World Cup of Hockey tournament set for 2016
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:42:08 +0000
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The World Cup of Hockey is making a long-awaited return in 2016.
And the NHL intends to host it every four years.
“We decided that bringing back the World Cup was vitally important,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Saturday during the league’s All-Star game weekend festivities.
“We’re going to let this evolve. We believe after giving the event such a good start that we’re going to build off it.”
To begin with, the 2016 tournament will feature eight teams with all games played in Toronto.
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