Paris – District high school baseball and softball resumed last night. It was a rough evening for Lamar County teams. The Prairiland Patriots and Lady Patriots were swept by the Redwater Blue Dragons and Lady Dragons. The boys fell 10-6, but are still in good shape with a 4-2 district record. The Prairiland girls lost in 9 innings 5-4. Their district record drops to 4-3. The Chisum Mustangs and Lady Mustangs each dropped their games to DeKalb with the baseball team shut out by a narrow 3-0 margin. Chisum is now 1-4 in district play. The Lady Mustangs were also shut out 11-0 and now have a 1-6 record in district.
MP – District high school baseball and softball resumed last night with a strong showing from the Mt. Pleasant Tigers and Lady Tigers, sweeping Longview. The boys won 6-2 against the Lobos and improve to 3-2 in district 15-5A. The Lady Tigers run ruled Longview 17-1 in five innings. Mt. Pleasant softball is now 6-1 in the district and a firm hold on 2nd place in the district. Mt. Pleasant baseball and softball returns to action on Fridayagainst Marshall. Meanwhile, the Mt. Vernon Lady Tigers shut out Daingerfield on the road 6-0. The win gives Mt. Vernon softball a 15-11 overall record and a 4-2 district mark. Mt. Vernon will face Hughes Springs on Friday.
SS – District high school baseball and softball resumed last night with Sulphur Springs baseball and softball being swept by Pine Tree. The Wildcats fell 6-2 to the Pirates. The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats dropped a close contest 8-7 in eight innings. With the loss the Lady Cats are 4-3 in district play and are tied with the Lady Pirates for 3rd place. Meanwhile, the Mt. Vernon Lady Tigers shut out Daingerfield on the road 6-0. The win gives Mt. Vernon softball a 15-11 overall record and a 4-2 district mark. Mt. Vernon will face Hughes Springs on Friday.
And in college softball the Texas A&M Commerce Lady Lions pick up a fair of wins 11-1 and 8-2 over Texas Permian-Basin.
Last night in the NHL the Dallas Stars stay hot on the ice after beating the Nashville Predators 5-2. Jamie Benn netted a pair of goals and has a total of 39 on the season. With the victory the Stars, along with St. Louis, now have 101 points to tie for the lead in the western conference. Dallas returns to the AAC tomorrow night against Arizona at 7:30.
In the NBA the Golden State Warriors continue their march toward history with a 102-94 win over the Washington Wizards. With two weeks left in the season the Warriors are now 67-7, keeping them on pace for the greatest single season record in NBA history. The current record is 72-10 held by the ’95-’96 Bulls. They’ll look for their 68th win tonight when they visit the Utah Jazz. Tip off this evening is set for 8pm.
And the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers both make moves to their rosters. The Cowboys sign offensive lineman Joe Looney to a year contract. While the Texas Rangers make a trade with the Detroit Tigers, sending catcher Bobby Wilson and pitcher Myles Jaye in exchange for catcher Bryan Holaday.