The Paul Pewitt Brahmas season ended last night with a 43-22 loss to Gunter at AT&T Stadium. In the first half, Pewitt trailed 22-8, but the Brahmas came back to tie it at 22 at the half. One of the most exciting plays of the night came on defense in the first half with a 75 Yard interception by Kadrien Johnson for a pick 6. Gunter came out in the second half and dominated with 21 unanswered points. Congratulations to Coach Tristan Abron, his coaches the players for a great season.
In girls’ district play the Chisum Lady Mustangs will host Mt Vernon at 2:30 Friday afternoon. Rivercrest is at home against Bowie. Maud is at Clarksville. In non-district girls basketball, North Lamar will be at home against Idabel while Honey Grove is at home against Sulphur Bluff.
In boys hoops, the Paris Wildcats will host Hugo. North Lamar is at home against Idabel. Chisum travels to Ector. Cooper will host Tom Bean. Redwater travels to Rivercrest. Clarksville will be in New Boston. Sulphur Bluff is at Honey Grove. While Detroit travels to DeKalb.
Prairiland will be at home tonight but not against Paul Pewitt. With Pewitt being in the football championship last night their game with the Patriots has been rescheduled for Dec. 30.
The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team shot for the highest single-game percentage in program history to roll to a 102-78 win over No. 10 Dallas Baptist University. The Lions move to 7-3 overall and 3-1 in the Lone Star Conference, while the Patriots were handed their first loss of the year at 9-1 overall and 3-1 in the LSC. The Lions have now defeated three Top 15 teams this season and handed DBU its worst loss since losing by 22 (83-61) at A&M-Commerce on December 6, 2018.
The No. 8 Texas A&M University-Commerce women’s basketball team picked up a 76-46 win over Texas Woman’s on Thursday. The Lions played suffocating defense throughout, causing 34 turnovers in the game. The win brings the Lions to 10-0 on the season and 4-0 in the Lone Star Conference. The Pioneers fall to 3-5 and 1-3 in conference play.
Dak Prescott said his ailing right shoulder is improving and he’ll “be good to go Sunday,” against Philadelphia after being a limited participant in practice the last two days. Prescott said he might try to throw today or Saturday to test his arm, but he will not wear extra protection for fear of hindering his motion.
College football bowl season gets underway this afternoon at 2:00 pm with the Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl: Buffalo vs. Charlotte. Then at 7:30 pm it’s the Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl: Utah State vs. Kent State.
Thunder’s players were among those evacuated from an Oklahoma City mall when an isolated shooting took place on Thursday. The players were attending a movie at the Penn Square Mall when a man was shot at the Foot Locker at the shopping complex.
Mavs reserve guards Seth Curry (lower back tightness) and Delon Wright (sprained finger) are questionable for Friday’s road game against the 76ers. Curry has been hot, averaging 20.5 points on 60.8% shooting in the last four games.