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The Chisum Lady Mustangs are 2-and-1 in district basketball after an impressive 55-29 victory over Cooper last night. Sarah Hunt led all scorers with 26 points while Presley Limbaugh had 15 for the Lady Bulldogs.
The Chisum Mustang boys opened district with a 60-41 win over Cooper. Midway through the third quarter, Cooper took a 28-27 lead. Chisum then closed the game on a 33-13 run to solidify the victory.
In other district action, the Prairiland Lady Patriots fall to 0-and-2 after a 69-55 loss to Winnsboro.
The Prairiland Patriots are 1-0 in district after a thrilling 64-62 win in overtime.
In non-district basketball action, the Paris Wildcats defeated Greenville 75-51. Jameson Mitchell paced Paris with 19 points in the win. The Paris Lady Cats lost to Hugo 41-39.
The North Lamar Pantherettes fell to Sulphur Springs 50-27 while the Panthers lost to Hugo 48-32.
Mt Pleasant 80 Pittsburg 44
Chapel Hill 47 Mt Vernon 46
The Dallas Mavericks lost their third in a row as they fall in Denver 126-118. Harrison Barnes has 30 points while rookie Luka Doncic finished with 23 points and 12 assists.
And the Stars snapped their four-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over Calgary.
In the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl, UAB rolled Northern Illinois 37-13.
Tonight’s bowl games feature San Diego State vs Ohio in the DXL Frisco Bowl at 7:00 pm on ESPN.
Washington Redskins safety Montae Nicholson was arrested early Tuesday morning after he and a female companion allegedly attacked another couple, according to a Loudoun County police report. Nicholson was charged with assault and battery and being drunk in public. He was held on a $2,500 secured bond. His companion, Sydney Maggiore, was charged with malicious wounding and assault and battery.
The Los Angeles Rams signed the veteran running back C.J. Anderson. The move comes after the Rams waived receiver Pharoh Cooper, who last season made the Pro Bowl as a kick returner. Anderson is expected to provide needed depth at the running back position through the final two regular-season games and possibly the playoffs.
Mo’ne Davis, who rocketed to stardom in the Little League World Series, will attend Hampton University and play softball, her parents told The Philadelphia Tribune. In 2014, Davis became the first girl to pitch her team to an LLWS victory, while playing for Philadelphia’s Taney Youth Baseball Association. She went on to become a three-sport star at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia, playing basketball and soccer in addition to softball.