Sports Headlines–4/29/2016

The District 18-5A baseball regular season comes to an end tonight with Bryan playing at A&M Consolidated, Rudder playing at Livingston, and College Station playing at Caney Creek.

The Bryan softball team had the first game of their bi-district series with Waco University suspended due to weather in a scoreless tie in the fifth inning last night in Waco. The game will resume this afternoon at 3 in Bryan. Game 2 of the series will be played following the completion of Game 1.

The 2nd-ranked Texas A&M baseball team will play a conference series at Arkansas this weekend. The first game is tonight at 6:30 pm with games also scheduled for tomorrow at 2 and Sunday at 1.

The 18th-ranked Texas Aggie softball team will host top-ranked Florida for a conference series this weekend. The Aggies and Gators will play tonight at 6:30, tomorrow at noon and Sunday at 12:30.

For the sixth straight year, the Texas A&M football team had a player drafted into the NFL in the first round. Offensive lineman Germain Ifedi was selected by the Seattle Seahawks with the 31st pick last night.

The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder will begin their Western Conference semifinal series tomorrow night in San Antonio.

And, the Houston Astros begin a weekend series tonight in Oakland while the Texas Rangers will host the L-A Angels tonight for the start of a weekend series.

Sports Headlines–4/28/2016

The play-offs begin tonight for the Bryan softball team in Waco. Bryan will play the first game of a best-of-three bi-district series tonight at 7 at Waco University. The series moves to Bryan tomorrow at 5 for game two and, if necessary, game three of the series.

The 18th-ranked Texas A&M softball team rallied from an early deficit last night to beat Texas State on the road 6 to 3. Freshman Keeli Milligan set a new school record with her 49th steal of the season. The Aggies will next host top-ranked Florida for a weekend conference series beginning tomorrow night.

The 2nd-ranked Texas A&M baseball team announced yesterday they have cancelled a non-conference game with Incarnate Word on May 4th due to a scheduling conflict. The game will not be made up. The Aggies will next play a weekend conference series at Arkansas beginning tomorrow night at 6:30.

James Harden’s 35 point was not enough last night as the season came to an end for the Houston Rockets following a 114 to 81 loss to Golden State. The Rockets finished the season with a 41 and 41 record.

The Houston Astros salvaged the final game of their series at Seattle last night with a 7 to 4 win over the Mariners. The Astros are off today.

The Texas Rangers slipped past the New York Yankees yesterday 3 to 2. Former Ranger Alex Rodriguez, who now plays for the Yankees, hit his 100th home run in Arlington. The Rangers have today off.

Sports Headlines–4/27/2016

Bryan solidified its play-off chances last night with a 10 to nothing five innings baseball win over Huntsville. Rudder beat A&M Consolidated 5 to 4 to keep their play-off chances alive. And, College Station gave up sole possession of first place in the district standings when they lost to Livingston 3 to 1. The regular season ends Friday night with Bryan playing at Consol, Rudder playing at Livingston and College Station playing at Caney Creek.

The Bryan softball team will begin a bi-district play-off series tomorrow night at 7 pm at Waco University. The best-of-three series will shift to Bryan on Friday night at 5 pm for the second game and, if necessary, the third game of the series.

The 18th-ranked Texas A&M softball team will play a non-conference game today at 6 against Texas State in San Marcos.

Texas A&M senior Alex Caruso was named the basketball team’s Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year by head coach Billy Kennedy at the team’s annual awards banquet last night. Senior Jalen Jones was named the Offensive Player of the Year. Senior Anthon Collins won the Chris Walker Hustle Award and freshman Tyler Davis was named the Newcomer of the Year.

The Houston Rockets face elimination tonight when the play at the Golden State Warriors.

The Houston Astros were spanked last night by the Mariners in Seattle 11 to 1. The Texas Rangers won big last night as they pounded the New York Yankees 10 to 1. Tonight, the Astros finish their series at Seattle and the Rangers complete their series with the Yankees.

Sports Headlines–4/26/2016

In a game rescheduled from last week because of bad weather, A&M Consolidated kept their baseball play-off hopes alive with an 11 to 7 win over Caney Creek last night. Tonight, the District 18-5A baseball schedule has Bryan hosting Huntsville, Consol playing at Rudder, and College Station hosting Livingston.

The 2nd-ranked Texas A&M baseball team will host UT-Arlington for a non-conference game tonight at 6:30 at Blue Bell Park. The Aggies have won 41 straight non-conference games at home.

The 16th-ranked Texas Aggie softball team limped home last night after being swept by 19th-ranked Missouri on the road. Missouri completed the weekend sweep with a 7 to 1 win over Texas A&M last night. The Aggies will play a non-conference game at Texas State tomorrow night.

The Dallas Mavericks were eliminated from the NBA play-offs last night when they lost to the Thunder on the road in Oklahoma City 118 to 104. OKC won the series four-games-to-one and will now face San Antonio in the Western Conference semi-finals.

The Houston Astros lost to Seattle on the road last night 3 to 2. The Astros and Mariners will play again tonight in Seattle.

And, the Texas Rangers’ bats were quieted by New York pitching last night as the Yankees posted a 3 to 1 win. The Rangers and Yankees will play again tonight in Arlington.

Sports Headlines–4/25/2016

The Bryan baseball team beat Willis Friday 3 to 1. That win by Bryan combined with College Station’s 7 to 4 win over A&M Consolidated leaves the Cougars in sole possession of first place in District 18-5A. Tomorrow, Bryan hosts Huntsville, Consol plays at Rudder, and College Station hosts Livingston.

Bryan routed Rudder 15 to nothing in the regular season softball finale Friday. And, Consol lost to Livingston 8 to 5.

The 3rd-ranked Texas A&M baseball team beat Alabama on Friday in 10 innings, 4 to 3, but lost to the Crimson Tide on Saturday 7 to 4. Yesterday, the Aggies beat Alabama 2 to 1The Aggies will host UT-Arlington tomorrow night.

The 16th-ranked Texas Aggie softball team lost their first game to 19th-ranked Missouri on the road Saturday in 8 innings 7 to 6. The Aggies then lost again yesterday 2 to 1. The Aggies and Tigers will complete their conference series tonight at 6 pm.

Former Texas A&M Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel has been indicted by a Dallas County Grand Jury for assault. The charge stems for a January incident where Manziel is accused of repeatedly striking an ex-girlfriend after throwing her into a car during an argument. Manziel was released by the Cleveland Browns in March.

The Houston Astros lost to the visiting Boston Red Sox on Friday 6 to 2, but came back to win on Saturday 8 to 3 before losing in 12 innings last night 7 to 5. The Astros will play at Seattle tonight.

The Texas Rangers began their road trip with a loss Friday to the Chicago White Sox 5 to nothing. The Rangers lost again on Saturday in 11 innings 4 to 3 and were swept yesterday 4 to 1 by the White Sox. The Rangers will come home to host the New York Yankees tonight.

And, in the NBA play-offs, the Houston Rockets lost to the Golden State Warriors last night 121 to 94. The San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday 96 to 87 and completed the series sweep yesterday with a 116 to 95 win. And, the Dallas Mavericks lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday 119 to 108.

Sports Headlines–4/22/2016

The District 18-5A baseball schedule tonight has Bryan hosting Willis, A&M Consolidated hosting College Station, and Rudder playing at Huntsville. The softball schedule shows Bryan hosting Rudder, Consol hosting Livingston, and College Station playing at Caney Creek.

The 3rd-ranked Texas A&M baseball team will host Alabama for a conference series this weekend. The Aggies and Crimson Tide will play at Blue Bell Park tonight at 6:30, tomorrow at 2, and Sunday at 1.

The 16th-ranked Texas Aggie softball team travels to Missouri this weekend for a conference series. The Aggies and the 19th-ranked Tigers will play tomorrow at 2, Sunday at 6, and Monday at 6.

In the pro basketball play-offs last night, Houston got back into their series with Golden State behind 35 points scored by James Harden. The Rockets beat the Warriors 97 to 96 and now trail in the series two-games-to-one. Game 4 of the series is Sunday in Houston. The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder 131 to 102 and now trail in the series two-games-to-one. Game 4 of the series is tomorrow night in Dallas. And, the San Antonio Spurs, with a two-games-to-none lead over the Memphis Grizzlies, play game three of their series tonight in Memphis.

And, the Texas Rangers completed a sweep of the Houston Astros last night with a 7 to 4 win. Tonight, Houston hosts the Boston Red Sox and Texas plays at the Chicago White Sox.

Sports Headlines–4/21/2016

Bryan solidified its hold on third place in the District 18-5A baseball race last night with a 10 to 1 win over Rudder in Mumford. The win completed a season sweep by Bryan of Rudder. Tomorrow, Bryan hosts Willis and Rudder plays at Huntsville.

Because of a wet field in Huntsville, yesterday scheduled softball doubleheader between 16th-ranked Texas A&M and Sam Houston State was moved to College Station for a single game. And, in that game, the Aggie softball team smothered the Bearkats 18 to 4. The Aggies are now off to Missouri for their next games, a three game conference series Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

The Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros for the ninth straight time last night behind a two run homer by Rougned Odor 2 to 1. The Rangers and Astros will complete their series tonight in Arlington.

And, in the pro basketball play-offs tonight, the Houston Rockets, down two-games-to-none, will host the Golden State Warriors and the Dallas Mavericks will host the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Mavericks and Thunder are tied at one-game-apiece in their series.

Sports Headlines–4/20/2016

College Station earned a piece of first place in District 18-5A baseball last night with a 19 to 1 win over Huntsville combined with an extra innings 3 to 2 loss by Willis to Livingston. College Station will play at A&M Consolidated Friday night. Bryan and Rudder will play tonight in Mumford.

In softball last night, Bryan clobbered College Station 16 to 7 and Rudder routed Consol 17 to 2. Friday, Bryan wraps up the regular season schedule by hosting Rudder, Consol hosts Livingston, and College Station plays at Caney Creek.

The 3rd-ranked Texas A&M baseball team set a new school record last night when they scored 10 or more runs for the seventh consecutive game when they hammered Texas State 14 to 1. The Aggies begin a conference series Friday night at Blue Bell Park against Alabama.

The 17th-ranked Texas A&M softball team will try to get in a doubleheader at Sam Houston State today. The Aggies and Bearkats will play at 4:30 and 7 pm.

The Texas Rangers won the first game of the Lone Star series last night by beating the Houston Astros 7 to 5. The Rangers and Astros will play again tonight in Arlington.

And, the San Antonio Spurs now have a two games lead in their NBA play-off series with the Memphis Grizzlies after a 94 to 68 win last night.

Sports Headlines–4/19/2016

The District 18-5A baseball schedule tonight has A&M Consolidated playing at Caney Creek and College Station hosting Huntsville. The game between Bryan and Rudder has been moved to tomorrow night in Mumford.

The softball schedule has Bryan playing at College Station and Consol playing at Rudder.

The 3rd-ranked Texas A&M baseball team will host Texas State for a non-conference game tonight at 6:30 at Blue Bell Park.

Aggie right fielder Nick Banks was named the S-E-C Player of the Week yesterday after going 10 for 19 with nine RBIs, three doubles and a grand slam last week.

In the pro basketball play-offs last night, James Harden’s 28-points was not enough to overcome the Golden State Warriors as the Houston Rockets lost 115 to 106. But, the Dallas Mavericks pulled off an upset in Oklahoma City by beating the Thunder 85 to 84. Tonight, the San Antonio Spurs are hosting the Memphis Grizzlies.

And, the Texas Rangers are hosting the Houston Astros tonight in Arlington for the first game of a three game series.

Sports Headlines–4/18/2016

College Station beat Bryan in District 18-5A baseball Friday 2 to nothing. A&M Consolidated kept their play-off hopes alive with a come-from-behind 6 to 5 win over Livingston. And, Rudder lost a pitcher’s duel with district front-runner Willis 2 to nothing. Tomorrow, Bryan plays at Rudder, Consol plays at Caney Creek, and College Station hosts Huntsville.

In softball, Bryan clinched a play-off spot with a 13 to 3 win over Caney Creek. College Station beat Consol 18 to 6. And, Rudder lost to Huntsville 13 to 3. Tomorrow, Bryan plays at College Station and Consol plays at Rudder.

The 3rd-ranked Texas A&M baseball team broke out the bats at 8th-ranked Mississippi State this weekend. The Aggies beat the Bulldogs on Friday 10 to 3, and again on Saturday 10 to 6 before completing the sweep yesterday 10 to 5. The Aggies will host Texas State tomorrow night.

The 16th-ranked Texas Aggie softball team salvaged the final game of their series at 4th-ranked Alabama with a 14 to 1 win on Saturday. The Aggies lost the first two games of the series to the Crimson Tide 8 to 3 and 8 to 7. The Aggies will play a doubleheader at Sam Houston State on Wednesday.

The Houston Astros had a big day at the plate yesterday with three home runs against the Detroit Tigers on the way to a 5 to 4 win. The Astros beat the Tigers on Friday 1 to nothing, but lost on Saturday 5 to 3.

The Texas Rangers lost to the Baltimore Orioles on Friday 11 to 5, but bounced back to win on Saturday 8 to 4. Yesterday’s game was postponed due to the weather.

And, in the pro basketball play-offs, Houston was thumped by Golden State on Saturday 104 to 78 and Dallas lost to Oklahoma City 108 to 70. Yesterday, San Antonio cruised past Memphis 106 to 74. Tonight, Houston plays at Golden State and Dallas plays at Oklahoma City.