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High School Softball Plus Rangers Take Series From Yankees


The Hughes Springs Lady Mustangs will face New Boston in the Regional final in another one-game series tonight at 7:30 pm at NTCC. It will be the third time the two teams have met this year. The Lady Mustangs won the first game 20-3 and the second game 11-6. Coach Tisha Thompson has reminded her girls that it’s very hard to beat a team three times. Tonight’s contest will be broadcast on STAR 96.9.

Finishing off the softball awards for the Area today we look at the Lady Patriots from Prairiland.

The district catcher of the year went to Kayla Spray. The newcomer of the year was Grace Unruh.
First-team infield – Elizabeth Preston
First-team outfield – Lily Gilbert
First-team utility – Audrey Gray
First-team flex – Trynity Chapman
Second-team infield – Brylie Kindel
Second-team outfield – Skyler Kelly
Second-Team designated Player – Emily Mouser

Academic all-district
Grace Unruh
Briley Kindle
Emily Mouser
Elizabeth Preston
Trynity Chapman
Audrey Gray
Baylee Covington
Destiny Boswell
Maddie Flowers
Lily Gilbert
Maddy Brenton
Kayla Spray

Congratulations to all the Lady Patriots

Last night the Rangers took the series with the Yankees after a wild 12-10 victory. Texas exploded for 11 runs in the 4th, 5th, and 6th innings. Texas welcomes Kansas City to the ballpark tonight for a four-game series. You can hear all the action on 1490AM and 96.3FM KPLT beginning at 6:30 with the pregame. First pitch is at 7:05.

NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer. The policy subjects teams to a fine if a player or any other team personnel do not show respect for the anthem. That includes any attempt to sit or kneel, as dozens of players have done during the past two seasons. Those teams also will have the option to fine any team personnel, including players, for the infraction.

Former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito was being held for an involuntary psychiatric evaluation Wednesday after an altercation at a Florida gym, Boca Raton police said. A Boca Raton Police spokeswoman said officers received a call from a patron at Life Time Gym about a disturbance involving Incognito. He was not arrested but was taken into custody under Florida’s Baker Act, which allows for involuntary psychiatric commitment for people seen as a danger to themselves or others.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster can rejoin his team Thursday after two felony charges related to domestic violence were dismissed Wednesday afternoon. Santa Clara County Judge Nona L. Klippen cited “insufficient cause” to believe either charge “rose to the level” of probable cause, which is the burden of proof needed to move a case to a jury trial.

Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies star Lenny Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday morning in Linden, New Jersey, after allegedly threatening an Uber driver while in possession of drugs, according to NJ.com. The website reported that authorities said Dykstra, 55, was charged with making terroristic threats and a number of drug offenses.

Houston 4 SF 1

Texas 12 NYY 10

Boston 96 (lead series 3-2)
Cleveland 83