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Hardin-Simmons alumnus manages growing DFW soccer club

Macee Hall, Communications and Content Strategy Assistant, Assignment Editor (ABILENE, Texas)–A portion of Hardin-Simmons University’s graduates relocate to far corners of the world, but many find their callings closer to home. Outside of Abilene, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex houses one of the densest HSU alumni populations in Texas and includes Rusty Oglesby, high school coach…

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Wilbert Montgomery’s Hall of Fame career ever-so-briefly stopped at Jackson State

BY RICK CLEVELAND, SPORTS COLUMNIST, JULY 23, 2019 When Greenville’s Wilbert Montgomery arrived at Jackson State in the summer of 1973, he found the running back position crowded with superstars galore. Walter Payton was a sophomore. Eddie Payton was a senior. Joe Lowery and Rickey Young, both future NFL backs, also were vying for playing time. Montgomery,…

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We Are The Ship: The Story Of Negro League Baseball

David Dean•Wed, May 18, 2011 LUBBOCK, TX-The Museum of TTU is pleased to present the exhibition, We Are The Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball, original paintings by Kadir Nelson, on view June 5 through July 31, 2011, in the Balcony Gallery of the Museum, located at 3301 4th Street and Indiana Avenue, where…

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Super Bowl 51: Falcons vs Patriots Highlights, Recap, Final Score

In the first overtime in Super Bowl history, the New England Patriots scored 21 unanswered points to beat the Atlanta Falcons.NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 34 and ATLANTA FALCONS 28History was made in Super Bowl 51 as this was the first overtime game in league history. It started out as if the New England Patriots were going…

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Fall Classic Crystal Ball: Royals Rangers Reincarnated

By Marc NettlesThe Kansas City Royals did it again. Lorenzo Cain showed his jets to score from first and decide his team’s fate. The next and most important question is, what is that fate? I plan to answer this question in detail for you through simple precognition, as press time is the weekend before the…

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NFL now the No Fair League

By Marc NettlesThe NFL recently fined rookie Cam Heyward $5,787 for wearing eye black with the nickname of his late father and former San Diego Chargers fullback, Craig “Iron Head” Heyward. Cam claims he was wearing the eye black to raise awareness for the cancer that took his father’s life in 2006. I see no…

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Abilene Scores Big with Six-Man Football State Championships

ABILENE, TX – The Texas UIL announced that Abilene will once again play host to the State Championships for Six-Man Football. Shotwell Stadium will welcome back these talented athletes and their fans to declare the end of season state champs December 12, 2015 with games at noon and 3 pm. AISD’s Athletic Department and the…

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TEXAS TECH ATHLETICS RECEIVES $1 MILLION GIFT FROM HAPPY STATE BANK

By Carri Roach, Marketing Director Happy State BankCampaign for Fearless Champions gift will support new sports performance center LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech University officials announced a $1 million gift from Happy State Bank to fund facilities priorities of The Campaign for Fearless Champions. The gift will be allocated to the new Sports Performance Center,…

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