The Hughes Springs Mustangs dropped Game 1 of their best of three Regional Quarterfinals series, 7-0 to White Oak last night. A must win Game 2 will be played this afternoon at 5:00 pm at ETBU. You can hear the game on STAR 96.9. If necessary, Game 3 would be played Saturday morning at 11:30 am.
The Hughes Springs Lady Mustangs will take on Pilot Point in the Regional Semifinals in a one-game series Saturday night at 7:00 pm. The game will be played at Sulphur Springs High School, and broadcast on STAR 96.9 and starcountry969.com.
In San Angelo, the No. 13 Texas A&M University-Commerce softball team lost 7-6 in extra innings to No. 6 Angelo State on Thursday. The Lions led the majority of the game but ASU pulled ahead in the final two innings. The loss brings the Lions to 42-11 on the season while ASU improves to 51-7. The game was the first of the best-of-three Super Regional Series. Game two will begin at 2″00 pm this afternoon.
Paris High’s Wildcat Stadium will host the Seventh Annual Jr. Special Olympics today from 9:30 am to 12 noon.
The Rangers opened up a four-game series with the White Sox last night in Chicago. The bullpen could not hold the lead though as Chicago scored four in the bottom of the inning and won the game 4-2. Those two teams will play again tonight on 1490AM and 96.3FM KPLT. Pregame at 6:30 first pitch at 7:10.
The Philadelphia Eagles have been invited to visit the White House on June 5 to celebrate their Super Bowl LII win over the New England Patriots. The Eagles confirmed the scheduled visit while suggesting that there will be more to their trip than just meeting with the President. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, defensive end Chris Long and former wide receiver Torrey Smith, now with the Carolina Panthers, have said they would not attend if an invitation were presented.
Elissa Ennis, the former girlfriend of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster, testified Thursday in a preliminary hearing that Foster never put his hands on her and that she “lied a lot” to authorities about an alleged domestic violence incident. Ennis, who testified against the advice of her attorney, said she made up the story because she wanted to ruin Foster’s career and sue him for money after he broke up with her on the morning of Feb. 11. She also admitted to falsely accusing a former boyfriend of domestic violence in Louisiana in 2011 after he attempted to break up with her.