No. 9 Baylor women beat No. 18 OSU in Big 12 semis
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:18:42 +0000
OKLAHOMA CITY — Baylor superstar Odyssey Sims has been in a bit of a slump while dealing with special defenses designed to slow her down.
Fortunately, Baylor’s emerging star has picked up the slack. Freshman forward Nina Davis had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help the No. 9 Lady Bears beat No. 18 Oklahoma State 65-61 in the Big 12 women’s semifinals Sunday.
Baylor will face No. 7 West Virginia in the title game Monday night. West Virginia beat Texas 67-60 in the second semifinal.
Bill Knight: Conference USA Tournament men’s bracket wide-open
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 9 Mar 2014 21:47:46 MDT
Who, just who, will catch lightning in a bottle? A season is in the rear view mirror for 15 teams ... 15 teams with hope — some with barely a glimmer, others with hoops hope chests overflowing.
Top 25 men’s basketball roundup: Maryland stuns No. 5 Virginia 75-69 in ACC finale
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:17:50 +0000
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland closed out its 61st and final Atlantic Coast Conference regular season in stunning fashion by ending Virginia’s 13-game winning streak.
After blowing a seemingly secure lead in the closing seconds of regulation, the Terrapins never trailed in the extra session in front of an emotional sellout crowd of 17,950 at the school’s final home basketball game in a conference it joined as a charter member in 1953. Maryland moves to the Big Ten next season.
UTEP women’s basketball: Kayla Thornton earns first-team all-C-USA
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 9 Mar 2014 21:31:19 MDT
Kayla Thornton filled in one of the last blanks on her resume Sunday when she was named to the All-Conference-USA first team, and added her second all-defensive team honor.
Lahnert: UIL officials, others wonder if it is time to move state tourney from Austin
amarillo.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:53:40 +0000
AUSTIN — Notes, quotes and news from an enjoyable three days of watching hoops over the weekend at the University Interscholastic League boys basketball state tournament.
■ Hot topic: One of the hottest topics discussed during the state tournament by UIL officials and the media had nothing to do with the action on the court.
The topic had everything to do about keeping the boys tournament in Austin at the Frank Erwin Center.
Pro hockey roundup: Rangers beat Red Wings 3-0 for Lundqvist’s 300th NHL victory
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:11:10 +0000
Henrik Lundqvist earned his 300th NHL victory and 49th career shutout in the New York Rangers’ 3-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
Lundqvist made 30 saves in shutting out the Red Wings for the second time this season, as New York completed a three-game season-series sweep of its Original Six rival. The Swedish goalie is one win shy of tying Mike Richter’s franchise record of 301. He caught Rangers great Ed Giacomin for the club mark in shutouts.
Lundqvist was serenaded by the crowd with chants of “Hen-rik, Hen-rik” in the game’s final minute.
McGregor OTRA helping grow membership in Stephenville
ReporterNews.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:43:00 -0000
Toni and Lee Percivill work to produce events.
Reed on a roll, wins a World Golf Championship; Tiger fades in final round
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:12:28 +0000
DORAL, Fla. — Patrick Reed felt he belongs among the best in the world. He beat them all Sunday in the Cadillac Championship.
Dressed in a red shirt that he always wears in the final round — with Tiger Woods in the group ahead of him — Reed made back-to-back birdies early on the front nine to build a big lead and showed off a great short game when the pressure was building on the new Blue Monster at Doral.
Coming soon, March 9, 2014
baytownsun.com/ / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500
MLB spring training roundup: Yankees, Rays tie 3-3 in 10 innings
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:19:07 +0000
TAMPA, Fla. — David Phelps boosted his bid to be the New York Yankees’ fifth starter, pitching five scoreless innings Sunday during a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay Rays in 10 innings.
Phelps, who gave up three hits and struck out one, is competing with Michael Pineda, Adam Warren and Vidal Nuno for the final rotation spot behind CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Masahiro Tanaka and Ivan Nova. The right-hander has been touched for two runs over 9 2-3 innings in three spring training starts.
Chaps drop a pair of one-run games
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:40:00 -0500
HOBBS, N.M. — The Midland College baseball team lost a pair of heartbreakers on Sunday afternoon on the final day of its four-game set with New Mexico Junior College at Thunderbird Field.
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:30:00 -0500
US relay team sets indoor world record for title
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:16:12 +0000
SOPOT, Poland — Perhaps people know Calvin Smith Jr., and even then likely because his father was a famous runner a generation back. And David Verburg ran on the 4x400 world outdoor gold medal team last year.
But Kyle Clemons? Kind Butler III?
Like so many on this U.S. team at the world indoor championships which was low on glamor yet deep in talent, they produced beyond expectations on Sunday and now have a 4x400 indoor world record to show for it.
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