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High School Hoops Plus Three Cowboys Named To Pro Bowl Roster In Today’s Sports Update

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The Honey Grove Lady Warriors outscored Detroit 12-4 in the third quarter night en route to a 41-29 victory. Honey Grove’s Demetria Pruitt led all scorers with 17 points. Abi Shelby led Detroit with 12 points.

On the boy’s side, the Eagles used a full-court press to disrupt Honey Groves offense as Detroit wins 58-36. Hunter Crutchfield led Detroit with 15 points. Ben Patrick led Honey Grove with 16.

The Paris Wildcats fell to Princeton 57-53. Jaelyn Lee led Paris with 16 points. Paris is now 11-4 with all four losses coming against 5A schools.

The Paris Lady cats fell to Mt Pleasant 44-39 at home. Quiniya Savage led Paris with 11 points.

The North Lamar Panthers lost to Melissa by 20 while the Pantherettes lost to Sherman by the same margin. The Chisum Mustangs defeated Tom Bean 51-49.

The Lady Patriots dropped their district opener 50-35 against Chapel Hill. The Chisum Lady lost their district opener as well: 74-20 against Winnsboro.

This year’s Pro Bowlers have been announced and the Dallas Cowboys had four on the list: Tyron Smith, OT, Zack Martin, OG, Travis Frederick, C and Ezekiel Elliott, RB. No, Dak Prescott did not make the list.

Meanwhile, the Cowboys signed veteran linebacker Malcolm Smith. Smith and veteran Ray-Ray Armstrong both worked out for the Cowboys, with the team concerned about its depth with Leighton Vander Each likely to miss his fifth straight game with a neck injury, rookie Luke Gifford needing surgery to repair a fractured forearm and Joe Thomas battling a knee injury.

The Dallas Mavericks will once again be without Luka Doncic when they host the Boston Celtics tonight at 8:30.

The Detroit Lions are retaining general manager Bob Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia for the 2020 season, owner Martha Ford said Tuesday, giving the two former New England Patriots employees a third-year together to try to build their program. Ford made it clear, though, that she expects improvement next season, which will be Quinn’s fifth as general manager and Patricia’s third as the team’s head coach.

The NBA has announced that former commissioner David Stern remains in serious condition after emergency surgery Thursday to address a sudden brain hemorrhage. “He is receiving great care and surrounded by his loved ones,” the league said Tuesday as part of a statement. Stern was admitted to a New York City hospital.

College football’s early signing period starts Wednesday and runs through Friday. Recruits are able to sign national letters of intent to the college of their choice, locking them into that school. Signing the letter of intent prevents other college coaches from communicating with them and shuts down the prospect’s recruiting process.

And, speaking of High School football, a reminder it’s the State 3A Division II State Championship Thursday night at AT&T Stadium, as Paul Pewitt takes on Gunter. Pregame is at 6:30 pm with kickoff at 7:00 pm. Hear the game on STAR Country 96.9 and online at easttexasradio.com.