Texas Sports

Sam Houston wins the FCS title

Sam Houston wins FCS title with late TD over South Dakota St

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The way Sam Houston handled everything in the longest and most unusual college football season, coach K.C. Keeler felt it was fitting that the Bearkats got their first FCS national title with a last-minute touchdown after…

Spurs to take part in the play-in tournament

Moore, short-handed Suns hold off Spurs 123-121

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Phoenix Suns got some needed rest for their All-Star backcourt and kept alive their chances of becoming the NBA’s top seed. E’Twaun Moore scored 22 points and made a 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds remaining that…

Astros sweep the Rangers

Four-run eighth sends Astros past Rangers, 6-2

HOUSTON (AP) — Chas McCormick had a two-run single as part of a four-run eighth, Lance McCullers Jr. threw six scoreless innings and the Houston Astros won their sixth straight, 6-2 over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Houston loaded the…

Tim Duncan named in the NBA Hall of Fame

Popovich misses game to attend Duncan’s Hall enshrinement

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Gregg Popovich took Saturday off, for good reason. There was no way he was going to miss Tim Duncan’s enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The Spurs played Saturday afternoon without their head coach, after…

Astros defeat Rangers

Correa, Tucker lead Astros past Rangers 6-5

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa and Kyle Tucker each homered to help Luis Garcia earn his first career win as the Houston Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 6-5 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Correa…

Austin FC loses to LA Galaxy

LA Galaxy defeats Austin FC 2-0

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Javier “Chicharito” Hernández continued his early-season rampage with his Major League Soccer-leading seventh goal, leading the LA Galaxy to a 2-0 victory over expansion Austin FC on Saturday. Sebastian Lletget also scored in the first half…

UHV golf signs Blinn College transfer

UHV signs John Baker

VICTORIA,Texas--University of Houston-Victoria men's golf coach Garrett Adair announce the signing of Blinn College transfer John Baker to the 2021-22 season. Baker just wrapped up a two-year career with Blinn helping guide the Buccaneers to the NJCAA men's national championship.…

UHV Jaguars recognized on the NAIA All-America team

Wilks, Lopez named to NAIA All-America team

VICTORIA,Texas--Two members of the University of Houston-Victoria men’s soccer team earned recognition on the 2020 NAIA Men’s Soccer All-America team on Thursday. Senior defender Connagh Wilks and sophomore midfielder Karlo Lopez were recognized on the All-America honorable mention team. The…

Spurs go down to the Nets with Hardens return

Harden returns to score 18 points, Nets beat Spurs 128-116

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget being a reserve. James Harden was sidelined so long he couldn’t remember what it was like even to be a starter. It all came back quickly, just as he expected. “Not to like brag or…

Astros defeat Angels 9-1

Astros slug season-high 5 homers to rout Angels 9-1

HOUSTON (AP) — José Altuve and Yuli Gurriel homered early as the Houston Astros hit a season-high five long balls Wednesday night in a 9-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels. Altuve launched a leadoff homer and Gurriel, who also…

Astros defeat Angles late into the game

Ohtani, McCullers duel into late innings, Astros beat Angels

HOUSTON (AP) — From pitching to hitting to playing right field, Shohei Ohtani did a little bit of everything for the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. But a strong performance from Lance McCullers Jr. combined with a late surge…

UHV Jaguars athletic programs capturing conference championships

UHV riding high behind four conference titles

VICTORIA,Texas--Despite the many hardships COVID-19 has thrown at the University of Houston-Victoria athletic program this past year, the Jaguars have stepped up and turned in one of their best performances since beginning an athletic program in 2009. Four of the…

UHV Jaguars are going to the NAIA tornamnent

UHV softball headed to Hattiesburg

VICTORIA,Texas--The University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars softball team will be headed to Hattiesburg, Miss., for the NAIA Opening Round. The Jaguars will be the fourth seed at the tournament and will be joined by No. 1 seed William Carey, No. 2…

Astros win series against the Blue Jays

Tucker has 4 RBIs to lead Astros over Blue Jays 7-4

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer and tied a career high with four RBIs as the Houston Astros built a big lead early and held on for a 7-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.…

Jaguars fall one short to reach championship game

Jaguars out of conference championship

VICTORIA,Texas--The UHV baseball team faced LSUA in a game that would advance the winner one game closer to the conference championship. The Jaguars were down in the third inning against LSUA 3-0 up until the third inning, when thr Jaguars…

UHV softball heading to the NAIA national championship

Jaguars capture RRAC championship

PINEVILLE, Louisiana – Going in, the University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars were probably not picked by many to challenge for the Red River Athletic Conference softball challenge. After going 8-10 in conference play and entering the tournament as the fifth seed,…

Dallas Mavericks defeat Cleveland Cavaliers

Doncic, Mavs cruise past Cavs 110-90 to stay in 5th in West

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 24 points in 23 minutes and the Dallas Mavericks kept the prime spot in a tight race to avoid the Western Conference play-in tournament with a breezy 110-90 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on…

3A and 4A state track meet results

Track results from day 1

VICTORIA,Texas--The state track meet is in full swing for the boys and girls 3A and 4A state meet. Davyon Williams from Cuero wins the state championship in the 4A boys high jump. He started the day jumping at a height…

Four St. Joes athletes sign their letter of intent

St. Joes athletes commit to play in college

VICTORIA,Texas--On Thursday afternoon at St. Joseph, an athlete signed her letter of intent to sign and play volleyball at the highest level. Senior and volleyball player Maiya Tillman signed to play Division 1 volleyball in California at Stanford. Although she…

Longhorns LB Jake Ehlinger found dead at age 20 off campus

Jake Ehlinger had not played the last two seasons after arriving as a walk-on from Austin’s Westlake High School

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger, the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, was found dead near campus Thursday, Austin police said. Officers found the 20-year-old Ehlinger after responding to a call at 12:18 p.m. Police…

Joel Embiid has 34 points in 3 quarters, 76ers beat Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid had 34 points in just 25 minutes and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to six games with a 135-115 victory over the short-handed Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. The Eastern Conference leaders were…

Mendoza earns RRAC Character Award

VICTORIA, Texas -- University of Houston-Victoria softball player Marisa Mendoza was recently recognized as the Red River Athletic Conference Character Athlete of the Week. As part of the RRAC’s commitment to the NAIA Champions of Character program, the conference recognizes…

Full Force gymnasts succeed at regional tournament

Girls from seven states were there and participated those states included Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Arkansas

VICTORIA, Texas --  The level seven Regional Competition took place in  Aurora, Colorado and is the biggest meet that gymnast Madelyn Rung and Olivia Parma are able to compete in and this was the first year they were able to…