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Tech great Irons ‘humbled’ to be inducted into SWC Hall
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:00:00 -0500
At the time when Dan Irons played college football, he was one of the biggest offensive linemen in the sport.

Three No. 1 seeds in men’s NCAA Final Four
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:39:45 +0000

If you liked the look of last year’s Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition.

One game — Kentucky vs. Wisconsin — is not only a matchup of two No. 1 seeds, it’s a replay of last year’s semifinal won by Kentucky, 74-73.

Seventh-seeded Michigan State will face Duke, a four-time national champion led by coach Mike Krzyzewski, who is in his 12th Final Four, tying the legendary John Wooden.

It is the fifth time at least three No. 1 seeds reached the Final Four. The only top-seed sweep was in 2008.

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MCS tennis team takes 3rd in Fort Stockton
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:59:00 -0500
FORT STOCKTON — The Midland Christian tennis team finished in third place over the weekend at the Fort Stockton Invitational.

Leonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:05:36 +0000

SAN ANTONIO — Kawhi Leonard had 25 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 103-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.

San Antonio never trailed and won for the 13th time in 16 games to remain sixth in the Western Conference — 1.5 games ahead of Dallas and one game behind the Clippers.

Leonard had 10 points in the fourth and Tony Parker had nine of his 17 in the quarter. Tiago Splitter finished with 15 points and Tim Duncan and Boris Diaw scored 10 apiece.

Pacers 104,

Mavericks 99

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Spartans win over Louisville in overtime
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:07:56 +0000

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn’t going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four.

The senior guard’s vow lasted no more than 10 seconds once the final horn sounded following Michigan State’s 76-70 overtime victory over Louisville in a thrilling NCAA Tournament East Regional final Sunday.

Amid the frenzied celebration, Trice squatted down at center court and began to sob uncontrollably.

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Broncos OL Ramirez answers questions at event
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 02:48:00 +0000

Manny Ramirez is as down-to-earth as any NFL player possibly can be.

That’s because the former Texas Tech University star lineman and current Denver Broncos guard lives in Earth, the town of 1,048 an hour and a half southwest of Amarillo.

“I’m a homebody,” said the 32-year-old Ramirez. “I love it in Earth.”

For more on this story, go to http://amarillo.com/sports/pro-sports/2015-03-28/broncos-guard-loves-living-near-amarillo


MCA, Trinity tennis teams prep for district
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:59:00 -0500
Trinity and Midland Classical Academy will be competing in the TAPPS 1-3A District Tennis Tournament today at Rose Park in Abilene.

El Paso-area high school track and field, baseball results
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:22:06 MDT
Track and Field Fred Loya Invitational Saturday Eastwood HS Girls 3,200 meters 1. Anna Mora, Eastwood, 10:52.

Hamlin wins for 25th time, and fifth time at Martinsville
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:06:08 +0000

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota’s 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.

The driver for Joe Gibbs Racing held off a five-lap, bumper-to-tail challenge from Brad Keselowski for his 25th career race and fifth at the smallest and oldest track in the premier series.

“I did everything I could other than wreck him,” Keselowski said.

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Three No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Final Four
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:58:17 MDT
If you liked the look of last year's Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition. One game - Kentucky vs. Wisconsin - is not only a matchup of two No. 1 seeds, it's a replay of last year's semifinal won by Kentucky, 74-73.

Annual Field Day unites firearms history with present
TheFacts.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 02:00:00 -0500
BRAZORIA — At the eighth annual Field Day at the Greenwood Gun Club, people of all ages were on the range Saturday to show off and try out guns from different centuries.

Jimmy Walker wins hometown Texas Open
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:04:15 +0000

SAN ANTONIO — Jimmy Walker made himself right at home on the Texas Open leaderboard.

Walker won his hometown event Sunday to become the first two-time winner this season on the PGA Tour, beating fellow Texan Jordan Spieth by four strokes.

“(Spieth) really made me fight hard,” Walker said. “He kept hitting it close, and I had to keep making putts.”

Walker made birdie putts of 15 feet at No. 16 and 17 feet at the 17th in a 2-under 70 that left him at 11-under 277 at TPC San Antonio, a 35-minute drive from his home.

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Notre Dame beats Baylor
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:10:58 +0000

OKLAHOMA CITY — Lindsay Allen scored 23 points to help top-seeded Notre Dame defeat Baylor 77-68 in the Oklahoma City regional final Sunday and reach its fifth consecutive Final Four.

Allen, who scored a career-high 28 points in the regional semifinal win over Stanford on Friday, followed that by making 10 of 16 shots and dropping seven assists. She was named the Most Outstanding Player of the regional.

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