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Danbury drops match on the road
TheFacts.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0500
BOLING — Having a couple of state-ranked teams in a district makes it pretty tough, but District 24-3A’s Danbury is still hanging around for a playoff spot despite dropping a match, 25-19, 25-11, 25-6

K-State’s Waters leaves impression on Sooners
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:28:49 +0000

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State is the only team still unbeaten in the round-robin meat-grinder of the Big 12, and the biggest reason why has been the impassioned play of quarterback Jake Waters.

Need proof of just how good he’s been? Simply ask somebody from Oklahoma.

After watching the senior quarterback shred their defense on the ground and through the air, the Sooners gushed about his performance last Saturday. Waters ran for 51 yards and a score, threw for 225 yards and two more touchdowns, and helped the No. 11 Wildcats to a 31-30 victory.

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Randall, Canyon lead 3-5A
amarillo.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:46:38 +0000

One word describes the running effort put in by the Randall girls and Canyon boys at the 2014 District 3-5A cross country meet Tuesday morning.

Dominating.

The current No. 1-ranked and defending state champion Randall Lady Raiders used a 1-2-4-7 finish scoring a measly 23 points — in cross country the lower the point total the better the score — easily claiming their third district title in a row.

Randall’s championship was highlighted by the individual effort of Erika DeWitt who won the gold medal covering the challenging 5K Thompson Park course at 19:00.05.

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Randall winds 5-set thriller
amarillo.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:43:34 +0000

The Randall Lady Raiders traveled to Dumas expecting a battle and got one but escaped with a 20-25, 21-25, 25-19, 27-25, 15-13 win to remain undefeated in District 3-5A.

“It was an amazing game,” Randall coach Jason Culpepper said. “We made some unforced errors in games one and two that set us back. We came back in sets three in four. Set five we got it done. It started part way through sets three and four. We did a great job of blocking. Our back row made some plays.”

Randall def. Dumas 20-25, 21-25, 25-19, 27-25, 15-13

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Lady Ships avenge loss to Staffrd
TheFacts.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0500
FREEPORT — A few weeks ago, Brazosport’s volleyball team lost a five-set heartbreaker to the Stafford Spartans. In Tuesday’s rematch, the Lady Exporters returned the favor.

High school cross country: Chapin girls look to repeat; boys seek first district title since 2007
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:41:07 MDT
Like most coaches, Chapin High School cross country coach Jacob Heidenreich is just a little apprehensive heading into the District 1-5A meet.

HAYWARD: UIL ‘Sunset Review’ something to keep an eye on
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:35:00 -0500
There aren’t very many times in Texas where high school sports and politics mix. But every now and then there is something that comes up that certainly catches my eye in regards to the politics of the

Cross country agate
amarillo.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:41:01 +0000

District 1-3A Cross Country Meet

Palo Duro Lake Park, Spearman

Boys

Team Results

1. River Road 28, 2. Spearman 32, 3. Sanford-Fritch, 67.

Individual Results

1. Shaw Atchley, Childress, 18:23; 2. Conway, Highland Park, 18:59; 3. Garnett, Spearman 19:15; 4. Holloway, Spearman, 19:42; 5. Nathan Lopez, River Road, 20:18; 6. Damien Shannon, River Road, 20:32; 7. Cody Dickson, River Road, 20:34; 8. Carbajal, Spearman, 20:51; 9. Sean Horner, River Road, 20:59; 10. Harvey, Sanford-Fritch, 21:02.

Girls

Team Results

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High school volleyball: No. 2 Franklin upends No. 1 Coronado
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:57:27 MDT
Playing with a fierce determination in front of a loud home crowd on Tuesday, the No. 2-ranked Franklin Cougars earned a measure of revenge against No. 1-ranked Coronado in a key District 1-6A volleyball match.
›› Photos: High school volleyball - Franklin vs. Coronado

Boys Ranch reaches 34th consecutive district title
amarillo.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:41:36 +0000

Mission Accomplished — 34 consecutive district titles without a loss.

The Boys Ranch cross country program, coincidentally, began the same year “Chariots of Fire” won the Oscar for movie of the year, 1981. Like the lead character in the movie, the Rough Riders never practice on Sunday and have had to overcome odds ranging from top runners moving away some years to overcoming the loss of No. 4 runner Jaym’N Kelly for the season this year with an injury to win.

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Twelve UTEP basketball away games picked up for television
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:25:24 MDT
UTEP basketball fans will have the chance to see 12 of the Miners' 14 away games this season on television. Conference USA announced its updated TV slate on Tuesday.

High School Football schedule
amarillo.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:44:13 +0000

Note: All games start at 7:30 p.m. unless noted and listed by home team.

Thursday’s games

District 2-6A

Lubbock Monterey at Amarillo High

District 1-4A Division I

Pampa at Estacado

District 1-1A Division II

Fort Elliott at Silverton

District 2-1A Division I

Groom at Silverton

Class 1A Nondistrict

Valley JV at Lubbock Titans (home school), 7 p.m.

Friday’s games

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Texans focused on eliminating mistakes
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:26:12 +0000

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans made mistakes in almost every area in Monday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Whether it is turnovers, penalties or problems on defense, the Texans must limit these errors if they hope to bounce back from three straight losses on Sunday against Tennessee.

Coach Bill O’Brien is concerned about all the problems his team is having, but there are two areas that worry him the most.

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