The Bryan volleyball team posted their first home match sweep of the season last night when they beat Bellville three-games-to-none. College Station also won last night in a sweep of Magnolia West. Bryan will host Killeen Ellison and College Station will host College Park on Friday.
Somerville’s head football coach and athletics director abruptly resigned yesterday leaving Somerville school district officials in stunned disbelief. 53-year-old Rex Sharp cited stress and concerns for his health as his reasons for quitting. The 1984 graduate of Texas A&M said he did not know what he was going to do moving forward. Somerville had suffered a 48 to 7 loss to Iola in the season opener Friday night.
Former Texas A&M tennis player Austin Krajicek beat Columbian Santiago Giraldo 3-6, 7-6, 7-6, 7-6 in the first round of the U.S. Open yesterday. It was the first win in a Grand Slam event for Krajicek. He will face 15th-ranked Kevin Anderson in the second round tomorrow.
An eighth inning homer by Seattle’s Logan Morrison broke a tie last night and vaulted the Mariners past the Houston Astros 7 to 5. The Astros and Mariners will play again tonight in Houston.
And, the Texas Rangers beat the Padres in San Diego last night 8 to 6. The Rangers and Padres will wrap-up their series tonight on the West Coast.