This week’s High School Football schedule
Mt Pleasant at Lindale at 7:30 pm on KLAKE 97.7, Pittsburg at Gilmer at 7:30 pm on STAR Country 96.9. Coach Brad Baca tells us what his team needs to do to win……sfx…… Paris at Sanger at 7:00 pm on 101.9 KBUS, Greenville at Sulphur Springs at 7:30 pm on STAR Country 95.9. Coach Greg Owens on how important this game is…sfx….Also, Mt Vernon is at Hooks, Paul Pewitt is at Elysian Fields, Waskom is at Daingerfield, Hughes Springs is at Redwater and Rivercrest is at Boles. North Lamar is off.
World Series Game 3 heads to the nation’s capital tonight as the Nationals host the Astros. The Nats lead the series 2-0. Tonight’s matchup features Zack Greinke vs Anibal Sanchez. First pitch at 7:07 pm on FOX.
In other baseball news, The Houston Astros fired assistant general manager Brandon Taubman on Thursday, admitting in a statement that his “inappropriate comments” about the acquisition of closer Roberto Osuna were directed at a group of female reporters. The Philadelphia Phillies are hiring former New York Yankees’ manager Joe Girardi as their next skipper. Girardi replaces Gabe Kapler, who was fired after two disappointing seasons. Meanwhile, the San Diego Padres have hired Jayce Tingler of the Texas Rangers as their next manager. Tingler, 38, was the Rangers’ major league player development field coordinator this season, working with outfielders and baserunners.
The Dallas Cowboys have acquired veteran defensive end Michael Bennett from the New England Patriots. The Patriots will receive a 2021 seventh-round pick that could eventually improve to a sixth-round pick. Bennett, who turns 34 on Nov. 13, was suspended by the Patriots for last week’s game for conduct detrimental to the team following a disagreement with defensive line coach Bret Bielema, which sources said occurred in front of other players. The NFL’s trade deadline is Tuesday.
In College football, SMU held off the University of Houston 34-31 to go to 8-0.
And in Thursday night Football, there was only one touchdown scored in the games, as the Vikings beat Washington, 19-9.