Nothing found after plant bomb threat
A bomb threat near Enterprise Products in Mont Belvieu had authorities scrambling to find explosive devices as well as making sure the area was safe.
Hoffman: Ex-Tech cowboys Cure, Gray earn titles at Reno, Pecos rodeos
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:28:10 +0000
Two former Texas Tech stars turned in stellar performances on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association circuit during the past weekend.
They were Hunter Cure, the 2013 world champion who won the steer wrestling title at the Reno Rodeo in Nevada, and Ryan Gray, an eight-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifier who finished No. 1 in bareback riding at the West of the Pecos Rodeo in Pecos.
TL ALL-STAR GAME: RockHound Healy homers in loss to North
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:08:00 -0500
CORPUS CHRISTI -- The North All-Stars scored five unanswered runs in the last two innings to defeat the South All-Stars, 9-4, in the Texas League All-Star game played Tuesday night at Whatburger Field
Moreland hits 2 HRs to lead Rangers past Orioles 8-6
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:24:50 +0000
BALTIMORE — Two games against the Baltimore Orioles have enabled Mitch Moreland and the Texas Rangers to rediscover the joy of trotting around the bases.
Moreland hit two home runs in a second straight game, and Texas celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton with an 8-6 victory Tuesday night.
Shin-Soo Choo and Robinson Chirinos also went deep for the Rangers, who have hit eight home runs over the past two nights.
“There is no defense for a home run,” Texas manager Jeff Banister said. “I like to see it. They’re quick runs. When they come, we’ll take them.”
Golf halfway through year: Turnover at warp speed
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:26:41 +0000
The No. 1 player in golf already has three wins in 2015, including a World Golf Championship, and he has finished in the top 10 at both majors.
Halfway through the year, however, Rory McIlroy is playing second fiddle.
Remember the hype over McIlroy going for the career Grand Slam at the Masters? That was three months ago, and it seems like a lot longer. The attention has shifted to Jordan Spieth and his bid for an unprecedented sweep of the four majors in the same year. The real Grand Slam.
Arnold Palmer created it. Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods pursued it.
Bouchard, Halep lose Wimbledon openers; Federer, Nadal win
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:22:16 +0000
LONDON — A year ago at Wimbledon, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep met in a semifinal showcasing two of tennis’ up-and-coming stars.
Bouchard was only 20, Halep 22. Bouchard won that matchup to reach a Grand Slam final in the sixth major tournament of her career, a month after Halep was the runner-up at the French Open.
FISHIN’ FIESTA FINAL LEADERBOARD 2015
TheFacts.com / Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:00:00 -0500
Police beat, Wednesday, July 1
Hunt Women’s Tennis Classic starts at Tennis West
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:11:07 MDT
There are more stories, more dreams than will fit into the main draw of 32. The stories are unfolding, the dreams are being chased on the courts at Tennis West Sports & Racquet Club ... stories and dreams from around the world playing out in the Hunt 2015 $25,000 Women's Tennis Classic.
Missed penalty kick costs Germany in 2-0 loss to U.S.
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:01:02 +0000
MONTREAL — Celia Sasic picked a pretty bad time for Germany's first missed penalty kick in the women's World Cup.
The Germany forward shanked the ball to the left — even as U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo dove the other way — on her penalty kick after a foul in the box in the 59th minute. The Americans went on to win 2-0 and advance to the final.
JC BASKETBALL: Chaps add pair of transfers to 2015-16 roster
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:50:00 -0500
Midland College men’s basketball coach Jordan Dreiling announced the signings of point guard James McPherson and guard/forward Jalen McGaughy to letters-of-intent for the upcoming season.
Baytown city offices closed for holidays
Baytown city offices, including City Hall, Public Works, the Health Department, Municipal Court and Utility Billing, will be closed Friday for Independence Day, July 4. Offices will re-open Monday.
Grimes advances to finals in 2 events
amarillo.com / Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:39:57 +0000
Canyon’s Norman Grimes advanced into today’s finals in the 110-meter hurdles and the 400-meter hurdles at the USATF World Youth Track and Field Trials on Tuesday in Lisle, Ill.
Grimes won his heat in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 52.06 and placed third in his heat in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.99.
Grimes runs in the 110 meter finals at 8:45 a.m. today, followed by the 400 meter finals at 12:45 p.m.
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