The Whitehouse, TX wounder has landed another trip to the Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs. In his three years as a starter, Patrick Mahomes has led Kansas City to the conference title game every season, and on Sunday, they knocked off the Bills 38-24 to secure a spot in Super Bowl 55. The East Texan will again face off against Tom Brady, but this time the six-time Super Bowl champion will lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Tampa Bay 31 – Green Bay 26
Kansas City 38 – Buffalo 24
In the face of a raging pandemic, frontline workers have pushed through fatigue and frustration to save lives, and the NFL is honoring their commitment with tickets to Super Bowl LV. The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 vaccinated health care workers, mostly from across the Tampa Bay area and central Florida, will be in attendance.
For the second straight night, the Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team fought back from a late deficit for a four-point win over UT Tyler. The Lions picked up a 78-74 victory over the Patriots in the Field House on Saturday. The Lions move to 5-3 overall and 4-2 in the Lone Star Conference, while UT Tyler falls to 2-9 and 1-9. A&M-Commerce returns to action next Friday on the road with the first of two games at Angelo State. The tipoff on January 29 in San Angelo is 7:30 pm.
Softball and Baseball kicked off their 2021. Head Coach Joshua Freeman starts his first game on Wednesday, January 27, as the Eagle Softball team heads to Denison to take on Grayson College in the season opener. The Softball team will follow that with a road trip to San Antonio for the Alamo City Junior College Showcase Tournament. Fans can catch the first home games of the season for Baseball and Softball on Saturday, February 6 at 1:00 pm. NTCC and the NJCAA allow fans into contests with reduced capacities, social distancing, and mask required for attendance.
Last Saturday, the Sulphur Springs Wildcats defeated Terrell, 3-0, in the Terrell Tiger Winter Classic for the trophy Saturday night. The Lady Cats did in Life Waxahachie 9-3, also bring home the championship.
Hallsville 74 – Pine Tree 61
Longview 67 – Marshall 47
Mt Pleasant 58 – Texas High 46
North Hopkins 49 – Cooper 39
Hallsville 79 – Pine Tree 20
Marshall 42 – Longview 36
Texas High 48 – Mt Pleasant 45