Week 2 of the High School football season continues this week. Games on the radio include Mt Pleasant traveling to North Lamar on KLAKE 97.7 and MIX 107.7 at 7:30 pm, Paul Pewitt is on the road at Hooks on STAR 96.9 at 7:30 pm and Sulphur Springs is at Lovejoy at 7:30 pm on STAR 95.9. Also Friday, Pittsburg goes to Pine Tree, Mt Vernon travels to Farmersville, Hughes Springs will host Arp, Gilmer is at Van, Paris will host Terrell on 101.9 KBUS, Winnsboro will host Queen City and Rivercrest is on the road at Cooper. On Saturday night, it’s a special Game of the Week on STAR 96.9, as Daingerfield is at Tatum for a 7:00 pm kickoff.
Ezekiel Elliott practiced with the Cowboys for the first time on Wednesday after signing his six-year, $90 million extensions. Dallas will play the Giants on Sunday in their season opener.
Tonight the NFL’s 100th season opens up with the leagues oldest rivalry renewing as the Chicago Bears host the Green Bay Packers. Normally the Super Bowl champion kicks off the season on Thursday night. This year though, the NFL changed the schedule to have this matchup on opening night. The Patriots will host Pittsburgh on Sunday night football.
Cincinnati Reds player Michael Lorenzen joins Babe Ruth as the only player in MLB history to earn a win on the mound, hit a home run and play in the field in the same game.
The Texas Rangers dropped game three with the Yankees last night 4–1. Rougned Odor got the only run for the Rangers as he hit a solo shot in the ninth. Texas will play Baltimore tonight on 1490am and 96.3fm KPLT. Pregame is at 5:30 with the first pitch at 6:10.
The LA Dodgers broke the National League record for home runs in a season thanks to Joc Pederson’s pair of homers in a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The Dodgers have hit 250 on the year, surpassing the Houston Astros’ previous record of 249, which they set in 2000.