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MAGNOLIA – The Bearkats hold a share of the lead after the first day of play at the Southland Conference Women’s Golf Championship at High Meadow Ranch.

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The Bearkats locked up a Southland Conference Tournament berth with a sweep of Abilene Christian over the weekend, and one of the key pieces of the effort was recognized by the league on Monday.

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ALTO — The Rusk Eagle baseball team has garnered 16 wins thus far this season on the diamond. Perhaps the Eagles' biggest victory took place Sunday afternoon in Alto where members of the Rusk baseball squad came to the aid of a teammates' family who were one of the many victims of the Saturday afternoon tornadoes that devastated several parts of the Alto community.

TYLER - The Brook Hill Lady Guard continued their tirade through TAPPS district action on Wednesday afternoon, exploding with 11 extra base hits, in a dominating 20-0 softball win over Bishop T.K. Gorman, at John Carney Field.

The Texas 10 Series is a sequence of 5 mile and 10 mile races held each year around the state. Our turn this year came on Sunday morning, March 31. You will remember that morning—it was cold! A front had blown in overnight and it was about 45 degrees at gun time, 7 a.m. Normally, by then on a spring morning, the birds would be in full song, but the front had put them into a stupor. We runners would be on our own.

Jack Rogers has been recognized by the Southland Conference after playing an integral role in a bounce-back weekend for the Bearkats.

Sam Houston State sophomore Brooke Malia blasted her fifth home run of the season to break a scoreless tie in the fifth to lead the Bearkats to a Southland Conference series sweep over Houston Baptist with an 8-0 victory in six innings at Bearkat Softball Complex on Saturday.

What began as a car ride conversation between DFW-based trainer Montrel Duckett and former Aledo High School running back Johnathan Gray quickly turned into the beginnings of the pair’s new youth mentoring and athletic training program, Beyond the Ball.

The Bearkats will look to rebound at home this weekend following a midweek letdown against Rice on Tuesday.

The Bearkats didn’t have enough offensive firepower to overcome their early pitching woes Tuesday night at Don Sanders Stadium.

The Bearkats are riding high following their fourth consecutive series victory to begin Southland Conference play, but their momentum will be challenged tonight.

Junior Megan McDonald’s triple in the top of the seventh inning secured a Southland Conference softball series victory for Sam Houston State as the Bearkats beat Nicholls on the road 4-3 Saturday.

The Bearkats missed out on several chances to boost their RPI earlier this year due to weather, and will look to make up for it toward the tail end of the season.

The Sam Houston State men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams will be traveling this week with select athletes participating at the Texas Relays in Austin and some competing at the Bobcat Invitational in San Marcos.

FRISCO – Junior pitcher Hayden Wesneski has been named the Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season, per a release league by officials on Monday afternoon.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tim Tadlock and Chris Beard, two of Texas Tech’s most popular athletic figures, shared an enlightening moment earlier this month when detailing the stark contrast between the draft process in their respective sports.

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With great sadness the family of Kem K. Bishop, age 59 of Montalba, announces his passing on Friday, April 12, 2019. Kem was born April 29, 1959 in Houston, Tx. The "Amazing Kem" worked 23 years for Palestine Regional Medical Center. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Sgt. Robert "Bobby" Lloyd Maddux, USMC, went home on April 6, 2019. He was born in Bryan, Texas on September 6, 1958. He was a life member of D.A.V., VFW and American Legion. He was proud to serve his country as a United States Marine. He served from 1980 to 1989. He is survived by his wife,…