Police beat, Thursday, April 28
Hawks, Celtics alone on playoff stage in close out game
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:03:53 +0000
After a frenzied start to the week that saw some of the NBA’s top players sidelined by injuries, Thursday will mark the quietest night in the NBA playoffs so far, with only one game scheduled.
Meanwhile, the East’s top-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers — who certainly remember what it was like a year ago when they were bitten by postseason injuries — continue to play the waiting game following their first-round sweep of Detroit.
Fort Elliott’s Goad leads 1A state
amarillo.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 01:05:19 +0000
Defending state champion Shaley Goad began defense of her state crown by shooting a 77 to hold a two-stroke lead after day one of the UIL Class 1A state golf tournament on Wednesday afternoon at the Lions Municipal Golf Course in Austin.
The Fort Elliott junior shot a 1-over par 37 on the front nine, followed by a 40 on the back side. Heading into Thursday’s final round, Goad leads Skylar Mast of Richards, who shot a 79.
After the frenzy, Stars move forward expecting that to help
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:03:26 +0000
FRISCO — Jason Spezza and the Dallas Stars believe that frenzied 15-minute finish when they barely hung on to close out their first-round series will come in handy moving forward in the playoffs.
They know the St. Louis Blues will certainly be able to charge at them like Minnesota did.
Gastroenterologists join hospital specialty care group
Residents of Baytown and surrounding communities may now turn to Houston Methodist Gastroenterology Associates, part of Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital’s Specialty Care Group, for the finest ca
GCM students qualify for state
Twenty students from Goose Creek Memorial High School competed in the 5A Regional Meet at Magnolia High School, and five will progress to the UIL Academic State Meet May 23-25 on the campus of the Uni
Amarillo Globe-News High School Boys Track Honor Roll
amarillo.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 01:01:29 +0000
D.J. Williams, Shamrock 10.42
Vincent Hearon, Borger 10.46
Bo Lott, Childress 10.50
Nathan Stotts, Palo Duro 10.59
Marlon Jones, Borger 10.61
Elijah Collins, Caprock 10.63
Michael Rodriguez, Palo Duro 10.67
Kristian Gonzalez, Dumas 10.71
Terrin Campbell, Highland Park 10.80
Josiah MacInnis, Tascosa 10.81
Josiah MacInnis, Tascosa 21.18
Nathan Stotts, Palo Duro 21.74
Elijah Collins, Caprock 21.76
Alfonso Salinas Jr., Childress 21.96
Dalton Rigdon, Perryton 22.08
Falcons blank Rangers, 8-0
amarillo.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 01:08:45 +0000
The Bushland Falcons stayed perfect in district play, blanking Perryton 8-0 on Wednesday night in Perryton.
Falcons senior pitcher Kameron Mathis handcuffed Ranger hitters throwing a complete game one-hitter, while striking out 14.
The Falcons scored two runs an inning in the final four innings to provide run support for the lefty Mathis.
Bushland improves to 13-12 overall and 7-0 in District 1-4A. Perryton is now 13-13 and 3-4 in district play.
Suspect in Mont Belvieu standoff in custody
baytownsun.com/ / Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:05:00 -0500
Police took a man into custody in Mont Belvieu about 2:05 p.m., ending a standoff near the Barbers Hill schools.
Stadium to get new turf
Stallworth Stadium is getting new turf.
High School softball playoffs get underway
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:19:03 -0400
The high school softball playoffs kickoff in full force Thursday throughout the city and state with bi-district action.
Emerging trend: Coaches given president’s title in NBA
lubbockonline.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:03:37 +0000
A day after Stan Van Gundy’s first game as president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons last season, he was asked to give an assessment of the coach in the 89-79 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
“My front office was not very happy with the coach last night,” Van Gundy quipped. “He admonished the coach.”
The name of the coach: Stan Van Gundy.
Homers, Oswalt lead Texas Tech softball to double header sweep of North Texas
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:55:10 +0000
For 47 games Annelise Oswalt waited for an opportunity.
The freshman pitcher from Flower Mound, who sat our her entire senior year of high school due to injury, made the most of the chance Tech coach Adrian Gregory gave her Wednesday.
Oswalt only made one real mistake — a two-run homer in the second — as she pitched the Red Raiders past North Texas, 4-2, in the second game of a double header. Texas Tech won the opening game, 8-5, behind a pair of home runs from second baseman Kirsten Schwirtlich.
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