High school baseball is being played one day early this week due to tomorrow’s Good Friday holiday. The Bryan Vikings will be playing at district front-runner The Woodlands tonight. The Vikings can take first place in District 14-5A away from the Highlanders with a win tonight. Also in District 14-5A tonight, the A&M Consolidated Tigers are hosting Oak Ridge at 7 pm. In District 18-4A, the Rudder Rangers are hosting Willis at 7 pm. And, in District 18-3A, the top-ranked College Station Cougars are playing at Taylor.
The high school softball regular season schedule comes to an end tonight. The Bryan Lady Vikings are hosting College Park for a District 14-5A game at 6:30 pm and the College Station Lady Cougars are playing a District 18-3A game at Taylor.
The Texas A&M baseball team crushed Abilene Christian 20 to 2 in a non-conference game at BlueBellPark last night. This weekend, the Aggies are hosting 22nd-ranked Kentucky for an S-E-C series. The Aggies and Wildcats will play tomorrow at 6:35 pm, Saturday at 2:05 pm, and Sunday at 12:05 pm.
The 21st-ranked Texas Aggie softball team picked up an 11 to 2 run-rule non-conference win over Sam Houston State yesterday. The Aggies will host 5th-ranked Florida for three games this weekend. Texas A&M and the Gators will play tomorrow at 7 pm, Saturday at 5 pm, and Sunday at 12 noon.
Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel announced yesterday he is transferring to another school where he would be able to play immediately. Joeckel did not say what school he would transfer to. That leaves sophomore Kenny Hill and freshman Kyle Allen as the two leading candidates to replace Johnny Manziel as the Aggies quarterback this fall.
The pro basketball season ended last night with the Houston Rockets losing to the New Orleans Pelicans 105 to 100, the San Antonio Spurs losing to the L-A Lakers 113 to 100, and the Dallas Mavericks losing to the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime 106 to 105. Sunday in the first round of the play-offs, the Rockets will host Portland and the Spurs will host the Mavericks.
And, in major league baseball last night, the Houston Astros lost to the Kansas City Royals 6 to 4 in 11 innings and the Texas Rangers slipped past the Seattle Mariners 3 to 2. Today, the Astros and Royals will wrap up their series in Houston and the Rangers will wrap up their series with the Mariners.