North Lamar trailed 18–16 in the second quarter before closing out the set on a 9–3 run. The Pantherettes would then never trail in set three. Kenley Coston had 28 assists, went 17 of 17 from the service line, and had one ace. Here’s head coach Sara Beth Upchurch after the game.
In other action, Paris defeated Denison in three sets. Honey Grove swept Whitewright and Detroit swept Maud in their district opener.
It took Cavan Biggio a mere 89 games to match his Hall of Fame dad. On Tuesday The Toronto Blue Jays’ rookie second baseman hit for the cycle against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards. Biggio’s father Craig Biggio also hit for the cycle during his Hall of Fame career, doing so on April 8, 2002. Cavan’s cycle put the Biggio in rare company, joining Gary and Daryle Ward as MLB’s only father-son duos to have each hit for the milestone, according to Stats By Stats.
Eli Manning’s run as the starting quarterback for the New York Giants appears to be over after almost 15 years. The team announced Tuesday that Rookie Daniel Jones is taking over, beginning Sunday, on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Cam Newton’s status for the Carolina Panthers’ Week 3 game against the Arizona Cardinals is unclear after the star quarterback aggravated a foot injury last week. Panthers general manager Marty Hurney told reporters that Newton informed the team of the aggravated injury immediately after last Thursday night’s 20-14 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The New York Jets suffered another blow at quarterback, announcing Tuesday that Trevor Siemian will be lost for the remainder of the season because of significant ligament damage in his left ankle. Third-stringer Luke Falk will make his first career start Sunday against the New England Patriots, as the Jets (0-2) will become only the sixth team in the Super Bowl era (excluding the 1987 strike season) to start three different quarterbacks in their first three games.
Coming up this Friday night in high school football on the radio, Mt Pleasant is back in action with a Homecoming game with Paris at 7:30 pm on KLAKE 97.7 and KBUS 101.9. Mt Vernon will host Winnsboro in a clash at 7:30 pm on STAR Country 96.9, it’s also Homecoming at Sulphur Springs as they host Royse City at 7:30 pm on STAR Country 95.5. Also Friday night, Pittsburg is at Van, Waskom visits Paul Pewitt, Daingerfield is at DeKalb, Tatum will travel to Hughes Springs, Gilmer travels to Carthage, North Lamar is at Jefferson on MIX 107.7 and Rivercrest is at Prairiland.