• Home

Victoria Hurricanes Beat Laredo Stars This Weekend

Posted: Updated:

The Victoria Hurricanes traveled to Laredo and come away with the victory 32-0 over the Stars. Quarterback Showtime Williams threw two touchdown passes to Keith Hradek and David Hisquierdo. Williams had a twenty eight yard rushing touchdown. Donnie Butler Jr had a fifteen yard rushing touchdown. Hurricanes return to Victoria Monday to play against the Wharton Panthers.

Quincey Whittington competed in his first professional body building meet in Texas Saturday. He finished in fifth place. Whittington will compete again April 28th in Nebraska. 

James Harden scored 44 points and powered a big fourth-quarter run that allowed the Houston Rockets to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-101 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series.

Minnesota scored four straight points to get within 3 with about 30 seconds left. Chris Paul added two free throws after that for Houston, but a tip-in by Karl-Anthony Towns got Minnesota back within 3. After a bad pass by Paul gave the Timberwolves a chance to tie it with 1.5 seconds left, Jimmy Butler's shot was short.

The Timberwolves had a one-point lead with about seven minutes left when Houston used a 9-0 run, with the last seven points from Harden, to make it 94-86 with about four minutes to go. Harden, who also had a steal in that span, capped the run with a 3-pointer that prompted Minnesota coach Tom Thibodeau to call a timeout.

Jeff Teague ended Minnesota's scoring drought with two free throws after the timeout and added a 3-point play after a basket by Harden. Harden made another shot to give him 11 straight points for Houston before another basket by Teague.

Harden got Capela in on the scoring after that, finding him for an alley-oop that pushed the lead to 101-93 with less than three minutes left.

The top-seeded Rockets had their hands full with the No. 8 Timberwolves on a night where Houston made just 10 of 37 3-pointers. Harden made 7 of 12 3-pointers, but Trevor Ariza, P.J. Tucker, Eric Gordon and Paul combined to make just 3 of their 22 tries.

Current Conditions
/
  • Local Sports

    • Friday Football Fever Finals 9/21

      Here are the Friday Football Fever final high school football scores. 

    • Bloomington Falls to Pettus in Homecoming Game

      In their much-anticipated return to Bobcat Stadium, Bloomington came up just short.  The Bobcats lost to the Pettus Eagles, 34-26, on homecoming night at Bobcat Stadium. The game marked Bloomington's first home contest on the season, and the first time they've been able to play at home since their final game of 2016 - a span of 22 months. Repairs to field and infrastructure damage caused by Harvey have only recently been completed.  After a sluggish start that put them in ...
    • East Football Rallies To Beat West

      East football wins the Battle For The Boot with a big second half rally. 

    • Edna Football Stays Undefeated

      Edna football improves to 4-0 on the season. 

    • Calhoun Football Friday Football Fever Live Interview

      Calhoun football linebacker Sylias Montgomery joined us in Friday Football Fever world headquarters Friday night. 

    • Yoakum wins big over Needville.

      Our David Gibson, in the land of leather as tenth-ranked Yoakum hosted Needville. Second Quarter action, 4th and goal Needville down 7 when QB Kenny Hrncir rolls to his right before throwing to Vincent Villarreal for the touchdown, Needville ties the game at 14. 4th &2 Yokum's Montreal Jones takes the hand off and powers his way to a first down. On the same drive Montreal Jones takes the hand off and stiff arms a defender before scoring at touchdown. Putting Yoakum up 21-14....

    • West Volleyball Beats East

      West volleyball has still never lost to East. 

    • Athletes Of The Week: Bloomington Football

      Our Athletes Of The Week are the Bloomington football team. 

    • UHV Soccer Moves Home Games Up

      UHV soccer makes Saturday schedule changes. 

    • Victoria Boxer Qualifies For Nationals

      Ramon Acosta Junior was born in Oxnard, California, where the Cowboys hold training camp. 

    More