Sports Headlines–9/19/2014

The local high school football schedule is light tonight with the only game being the College Station Cougars hosting the Elgin Wildcats for a 7:30 pm kick-off.

In college football, the 6th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies will travel to Dallas for a 2:30 pm kick-off tomorrow against S-M-U and the Blinn Buccaneers will host Arkansas Baptist for a 3 pm kick-off.

The 12th-ranked Texas A&M soccer team shut-out Tennessee 3 to nil in the S-E-C opener last night at Ellis Field.  The Aggies are now off until next Friday when they will play L-S-U in Baton Rouge.

The high school volleyball schedule tonight finds Bryan hosting Rudder, A&M Consolidated hosting Livingston, and College Station playing at Caney Creek.

The 21st-ranked Texas Aggie volleyball team will host 6th-ranked Florida State at 6 pm tonight in Reed Arena.  The two teams will also play again tomorrow morning at 11 am.

The Houston Astros lost to the Cleveland Indians 2 to 1 in 13 innings last night.  Tonight, the Astros will host the Seattle Mariners.

The Texas Rangers completed a sweep of the A’s in Oakland yesterday with a 7 to 2 win.  The Rangers will play at the L-A Angels tonight.

And, in pro football Sunday, Houston plays at the New York Giants and Dallas plays at St. Louis.

Sports Headlines–9/18/2014

The 12th-ranked Texas A&M soccer team will begin the S-E-C schedule tonight when they host Tennessee.  Aggies coach G. Guerrieri says that the team is ready to play in a game that means something.  The Aggies and Volunteers kick-off tonight at 6 pm at Ellis Field on the Texas A&M campus.

The 6th-ranked Texas Aggie football team will travel to Dallas Saturday to play S-M-U.  Aggie offensive coordinator Jake Spavital doesn’t expect the Mustangs’ interim head coach Tom Mason to change much from what S-M-U was doing under June Jones.  The Aggies and Mustangs will kick-off Saturday at 2:30 pm.

The Houston Astros lost for the second night in a row last night when they fell to the Cleveland Indians 2 to nothing.  The Astros and Indians will wrap-up their four game series tonight in Houston.

And, the Texas Rangers erupted for six runs in the ninth inning last night to beat the A’s 6 to 1 on the road.  The Rangers go for a sweep of the A’s today in Oakland.

Sports Headlines–9/17/2014

The A&M Consolidated Lady Tigers volleyball team jumped out to an early lead last night and never looked back in sweeping the Bryan Lady Vikings three-games-to-none in District 18-5A.  The Rudder Lady Rangers also swept their district match at Willis and the College Station Lady Cougars swept District 18-5A foe Livingston.  Friday, Bryan hosts Rudder, A&M Consolidated hosts Livingston, and College Station plays at Caney Creek.

Jose Altuve broke Craig Biggio’s single season hit record with the Houston Astros last night during a 4 to 2 loss to the Cleveland Indians.  Altuve hit a single in the seventh inning for his 211th hit of the season.  The Indians pulled away for good on a two run homer by Yan Gomes in the sixth inning.  The Astros and Indians will play again tonight in Houston.

And, Jake Smolinski belted a two run homer in the fourth inning last night to lead the Texas Rangers to a 6 to 3 win over the Oakland A’s.  The Rangers and A’s will play again tonight in Oakland.

Sports Headlines–9/16/2014

The District 18-5A volleyball schedule continues tonight with the Bryan Lady Vikings hosting the A&M Consolidated Lady Tigers, the Rudder Lady Rangers playing at Willis, and the College Station Lady Cougars hosting Livingston.

The kick-off for the Texas A&M football team’s S-E-C game against Arkansas on September 27th at AT&T Stadium in Arlington has been set for 2:30 pm.  The Aggies play S-M-U this Saturday at 2:30 pm in Dallas.

The Texas Aggie volleyball team has broken into the top 25 with a number 21 ranking this week.  The Aggies will host 6th-ranked Florida for the opening series of the S-E-C schedule Friday at 6 pm and Saturday at 11 am in Reed Arena.

And, the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3 to 1 last night due to a big night at the plate by Jose Altuve.  The Astros and Indians will play again tonight in Houston while the Texas Rangers are in Oakland to begin a three-game series against the A’s.

Sports Headlines–9/15/2014

Lightning and torrential downpours forced the cancellation of the Bryan football game against Temple on Friday night.  The A&M Consolidated Tigers played a Saturday game at Fort Bend Elkins and were defeated in double overtime 44 to 37.  Both teams are off this week.

The District 18-5A volleyball schedule began Friday night with College Station sweeping Bryan and Rudder beating A&M Consolidated three-games-to-one.  Tomorrow, Bryan host A&M Consolidated, Rudder plays at Willis, and College Station hosts Livingston.

The 7th-ranked Texas Aggie football team beat Rice 38 to 10 Saturday night at Kyle Field.  The Aggies will play another non-conference game this Saturday when they travel to Dallas to take on S-M-U.

The Blinn Buccaneer football team picked up its first conference win Saturday when they beat Northeast Oklahoma A&M 42 to 3.  The Bucs will host Arkansas Baptist this Saturday.

The 12th-ranked Texas A&M soccer team shut-out Marquette yesterday 3 to nil.  The Aggies begin the S-E-C schedule Thursday evening by hosting Tennessee.

The Houston Astros ended the L-A Angels’ 10-game winning streak with a 6 to 1 win yesterday.  The Astros had lost to the Angels 11 to 3 on Friday and 5 to 1 on Saturday.  The Astros host Cleveland tonight.

The Texas Rangers swept the Atlanta Braves this weekend winning 2 to1 on Friday, 3 to 2 on Saturday, and 10 to 3 yesterday.  The Rangers are off tonight.

And, the Houston Texans were 30 to 14 winners yesterday over the Raiders in Oakland and the Dallas Cowboys won their first game of the season 26 to 10 over the Titans in Tennessee.  This Sunday, the Texans will play at the New York Giants and the Cowboys will play at the St. Louis Rams.

Sports Headlines–9/9/2014

The high school volleyball schedule tonight has the A&M Consolidated Lady Tigers hosting Tomball, the Rudder Lady Rangers playing at Columbus, and the College Station Lady Cougars playing at Klein Collins.

The Texas A&M basketball program landed a top recruit Sunday when Plano West forward D-J Hogg announced via Twitter he was committing to the Aggies.  The 6-foot 7-inch Hogg will join 6-9 center Tyler Davis from Plano West who made his commitment to A&M last month and freshman guard Avery Johnson, Jr. who is also from Plano West.  Hogg was the District 10-5A MVP last season and is the 28th best high school player in the nation according to ESPN.

And, the Houston Astros gave up three runs in the eighth inning last night in losing 4 to 1 to the Mariners in Seattle.  The Astros and Mariners will play again late tonight.  Also tonight, the Texas Rangers will open a three game series against the Los Angeles Angels in Arlington.

Sports Headlines–9/8/2014

Local high school football results Friday night were mixed.  The Bryan Vikings picked up their first win of the season by beating Conroe 35 to 29.  The A&M Consolidated Tigers lost to Richmond Foster 41 to 21.  The Rudder Rangers lost their 13th straight game to Killeen Ellison, who snapped a 30 game losing streak, 33 to 13.  And, the College Station Cougars beat Waco 48 to 17.  This week Bryan hosts Temple, A&M Consolidated hosts Ft. Bend Elkins, and Rudder plays at Bastrop Cedar Creek.

The Texas A&M football team christened the newly remodeled Kyle Field Saturday with a 73 to 3 win over Lamar.  The Aggies will host Rice for their next game Saturday night.

The Blinn Buccaneers lost their conference opener Saturday in a wild shootout to Tyler 72 to 65.  The Bucs will play their next game at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M on Saturday.

The Texas A&M Volleyball team won all three matches at the Baymont Inn and Suites Invitation in Ohio this weekend beating Ohio, Virginia Tech, and Virginia Commonwealth.  The Aggies will play at 6th-ranked USC on Thursday.

The 7th-ranked Texas Aggie soccer team tied Arizona and lost to Arizona State this weekend at the Sun Devil Classic.

The Houston Texans opened the NFL season with a 17 to 6 win over Washington yesterday.  But, the Dallas Cowboys lost to San Francisco 28 to 17.

And, the Houston Astros were 4 to 3 winners over the Oakland A’s yesterday while the Texas Rangers were shutting out the Seattle Mariners 1 to nothing.

Sports Headlines–9/4/2014

The media circus that is the Dallas Cowboys added another attraction yesterday when the NFL’s first openly gay player, Michael Sam, was signed to the team’s practice squad.  Sam is not expected to play this Sunday, but says he plans to be added to the playing roster and contribute to the team’s success this season.  Sam was released earlier this week by the St. Louis Rams.

The Houston Astros completed a sweep of the division leading Los Angeles Angels last night with a 4 to 1 win fueled by Chris Carter’s 34th and 35th home runs of the season.  The Astros are off tonight.

And, the Texas Rangers were swept by the Kansas City Royals after losing 4 to 1 last night.  The Rangers return to Arlington tonight for the first game of a four game series against the Seattle Mariners.

Sports Headlines–9/3/2014

The Bryan Lady Vikings volleyball team dropped a non-district match to Bellville yesterday three-games-to-one.  And, the College Station Lady Cougars swept Tomball Memorial.  Friday, the Lady Vikings will host Navasota and Tuesday the Lady Cougars will play at Klein Collins.

The Houston Astros won their first game under Interim Manager Tom Lawless last night as they beat the division leading Los Angeles Angels 8 to 3.  For the second straight night Jose Altuve had a four hit game for the Astros including a solo homer in the third inning.  The Astros and Angels will play again tonight at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

And, the Texas Rangers dropped a close game to the Royals in Kansas City last night 2 to 1.  The Royals scored the winning run in the eighth inning as Jarrod Dyson scored on a line drive hit by Salvador Perez.  The Rangers and Royals will wrap-up their series tonight in Kansas City.

Sports Headlines–9/2/2014

The high school volleyball schedule tonight finds the Bryan Lady Vikings playing at Bellville, the A&M Consolidated Lady Tigers hosting The Woodlands John Cooper, and the College Station Lady Cougars hosting Tomball Memorial.

Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill was named co-offensive player of the week in the S-E-C yesterday.  Hill passed for 511 yards Thursday during Texas A&M’s 52 to 28 win over South Carolina.  Hill shares the honor with Georgia running back Todd Gurley.

The Houston Astros were off yesterday, but the team did not sit idle as General Manager Jeff Luhnow fired Manager Bo Porter.  Luhnow also fired Bench Coach Dave Trembley.  Luhnow named Tom Lawless as the Interim Manager for the rest of the season.  The Astros will host the Los Angeles Angels tonight for the first game of a short two game series at Minute Maid Park.

And, the Texas Rangers lost to the Royals in Kansas City last night 4 to 3.  The Rangers and Royals will play again tonight.