Mountain View’s E. Robles scores two TDs against Irvin
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 3 Sep 2015 23:31:56 MDT
Mountain View's Eddie Robles scored the Lobos' first touchdown on a 27-yard pass catch and their last TD on an 80-yard interception to help his team beat Irvin 21-14 Thursday night at Irvin's Tony
Record year at the Bay
It was another successful summer at Pirates Bay and Calypso Cove that, once again, saw an increase in attendance.
A stiff challenge for Brazoswood
TheFacts.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 02:00:00 -0500
HS VOLLEYBALL: Trinity tops Lubbock Titans
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:17:00 -0500
The Trinity volleyball team defeated the Lubbock Titans, 25-18, 25-21, 20-25, 12-25, 16-14, in non-district action Thursday night at Beal Gymnasium.
Tickets now on sale for Sun Bowl
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 3 Sep 2015 13:33:56 MDT
Tickets have officially gone on sale for this year's 82nd Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl, officials announced today.
Cowboys top Texans with late score 21-14 in preseason finale
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 3 Sep 2015 23:05:05 MDT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Backup Houston quarterback Ryan Mallett was forced into the game unexpectedly when third-stringer Tom Savage went out with an apparent shoulder injury in the fourth quarter of the preseason finale.
Memorial truck makes stop before officer funeral
A vehicle that serves as a moveable memorial to fallen police officers made a stop in Baytown Thursday while it was in the area for today’s funeral of Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth.
Red Raiders at 1,000: Defining moments: Hiring Mike Leach
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 02:04:21 +0000
Editor’s Note: With Texas Tech’s 1,000th game approaching on Saturday, The Avalanche-Journal is revisiting defining moments in Red Raiders football history.
The men doing the hiring at Texas Tech stepped way out of their comfort zone in December 1999 when they hired Mike Leach to succeed Spike Dykes.
They replaced a plain-spoken, boot-wearing Lubbock native with an unpredictably tangent-inclined, eccentric fellow from out West who went to school at BYU and Pepperdine.
Darlington’s return: Lady in Black back on Labor Day
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 05:17:37 +0000
DARLINGTON, S.C. — Kyle Petty was never among the biggest fans of Darlington Raceway, once saying the big oval should be filled with water and turned into a stadium-sized bathtub.
Still, the longtime NASCAR racer and NBC TV broadcaster never understood the Southern 500 leaving its historic spot on Labor Day weekend after 2003. That ends this year with the “Lady in Black” again being run over summer’s closing holiday. Petty couldn’t be happier about it.
“I remember when they moved it, and honestly, I was ticked, and that’s putting that politely,” Petty said.
Twins bullpen falters in loss to White Sox, key road trip looms
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 05:21:59 +0000
MINNEAPOLIS — Minus closer Glen Perkins and set to start a nine-game road trip, the Minnesota Twins can’t afford any mistakes if they want to remain in the AL wild-card race.
A steady bullpen that’s helped Minnesota stay close slipped up Thursday
J.B. Shuck’s two-run, pinch-hit triple in the seventh inning sent the Chicago White Sox to a 6-4 win over Minnesota.
Shuck’s single came off reliever Casey Fien (4-6), who allowed three runs while getting just one out.
First Valiant Sign is favorite for All American Futurity
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 3 Sep 2015 23:29:14 MDT
The talented First Valiant Sign was named the 2-1 morning-line favorite during Thursday's post position draw for Monday's $3 million All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino.
amarillo.com / Fri, 04 Sep 2015 02:03:32 +0000
■ Tascosa (1-0) at Wichita Falls High (0-1), 7 p.m.: Tascosa put 70 on the board in its opener last week. Tonight won’t be 70 but it will be lopsided because of the Rebs hustling, swarming, relentless defense. ... Tascosa 35, WF High 14.
■ Wichita Falls Rider (0-1) at Amarillo High (1-0), 7:30 p.m.: This is the sixth straight year for this game and it’s an underrated nondistrict rivalry and a treat for fans on the excitement meter. Both teams have a Texas Tech commit. Go with the Sandies at home. ... AHS 38, WF Rider 28.
Accident investigators take stand in Ivey trial
Accident investigators from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office talked about the evidence they found after a crash in the trial involving a woman accused of driving while high on methamphetamines who a
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