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Astros to employ closer by committee to start season

Astros to employ closer by committee to start season

At least to the start the year, the Astros seem set to have no defined closer. “Closer by committee,” a sometimes loaded term, is the direction they’re headed.
TVCC Ladies win 3rd straight National Championship

TVCC Ladies win 3rd straight National Championship

For the third straight season, Trinity Valley is the best the in country. The Lady Cardinals won the NJCAA championship again Saturday night, beating Hutchinson by a score of 65-46. Cards Adult Bulgak was tourney MVP.
Looking for an SFA watch party?

Looking for an SFA watch party?

SFA will take on UCLA Sunday night in the NCAA Tournament. The Lumberjacks got their first ever tourney victory on Friday when they beat VCU.
ET Baseball: Hallsville trounces Pine Tree, more

ET Baseball: Hallsville trounces Pine Tree, more

Five Bobcats finished with at least two RBIs as Hallsville rolled past Pine Tree, 15-5, in six innings in the first meeting of the two teams in District 14-4A action.
Rangers name Soria closer, send Scheppers to rotation

Rangers name Soria closer, send Scheppers to rotation

Neftali Feliz will not be closing for the Rangers to start the 2014 MLB season. That role will be handled by Joakim Soria, who was an All-Star closer for Kansas City a few years ago.
SFA gets wild overtime win at NCAA Tournament

SFA gets wild overtime win at NCAA Tournament

Stephen F. Austin needed a big time play. The Lumberjacks got it. Desmond Haymon made a four-point play with 3.6 seconds left in regulation to tie the game and send it into overtime.

Trenia Tillis-Jones brings Apache Ladies home with 30-win season

She is a finalist for the national coach of the year award. Trenia Tillis-Jones led her Apache Ladies to the national quarterfinals. Not bad for a team that had a losing record last year.
Trinity Valley headed to national finals again

Trinity Valley headed to national finals again

They'll play for the three-peat. Trinity Valley will play for its third straight national championship. The Lady Cardinals beat Central Arizona in the semifinals Friday night, 82-63.
It's Official; Schaub is gone

It's Official; Schaub is gone

Signing veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and trading Matt Schaub to Oakland is another indication the Texans plan to use the first pick in the draft on a quarterback.
Nacogdoches Dragons impressive at state swim meet

Nacogdoches Dragons impressive at state swim meet

The Nacogdoches Dragons earned a number of all-state honors following their stellar performances at the state swim meet Feb. 21-22 where they finished 10th overall and six events in the top-10.
Baylor takes down Nebraska 74-60

Baylor takes down Nebraska 74-60

Baylor extended its late-season turnaround into the postseason with a 74-60 victory over former Big 12 foe Nebraska in the second round of the NCAA tournament at the AT&T Center on Friday.
Williams hates to see Austin go, but is ready to start for Cowboys

Williams hates to see Austin go, but is ready to start for Cowboys

Terrance Williams watched his good friend, Kendall Wright, leave Baylor for the 2012 NFL Draft, opening the door for Williams to star. But that felt different than this.
Yu Darvish scratched from start with neck stiffness

Yu Darvish scratched from start with neck stiffness

Yu Darvish has been scratched from his scheduled minor-league start today because of neck stiffness from sleeping wrong.
Four Lobo powerlifters headed for state meet

Four Lobo powerlifters headed for state meet

Seniors Cory Flanagan and Clay Layman, who completed a Lobo sweep of the 181-pound class at the Region III, Division I Championships on March 8, will join underclassman Omar French (220-pounds) and Cornelius Zachary (165-pounds) this weekend.
LeTourneau YellowJackets relishing national ranking

LeTourneau YellowJackets relishing national ranking

LeTourneau, coming off a sweep of American Southwest Conference rival East Texas Baptist University, is currently 16-2 overall and 11-1 in the ASC.