Texas A&M University-Commerce’s rising sophomore Celeste Vela has been selected to represent the Mexico national team at this weekend’s NORCECA Challenge Cup near Montréal. The 2018 Lone Star Conference Freshman of the Year has previously represented her country at the under-18 level and will make her first appearance at the senior national level. Mexico will play Puerto Rico on Friday evening and host country Canada on Saturday.
The Frisco RoughRiders dropped both games of a doubleheader against Amarillo Thursday night at Dr. Pepper Ballpark. Amarillo took Game one 4-1 and then took Game two 3-0. Juremi Profar’s RBI single in the sixth inning of game one provided the lone Riders run on the evening. Frisco will host Corpus Christi tonight at 7:05.
The Toronto Raptors took game one of the NBA Finals last night 118-109. Pascal Siakam led the Raptors with 32 points. Steph Curry finished with 34 points. Game two is Sunday night at 7:00 pm.
Jorge Soler and Adalberto Mondesi homered and Jakob Junis allowed two runs in six innings as the Kansas City Royals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Texas Rangers on Thursday night. Mike Minor pitched 5 innings while giving up 3 runs on 8 hits. He also struck out 8 batters in the loss. Game 2 of that series is tonight on 1490am and 96.3fm KPLT. Pregame at 6:30. First pitch at 7:05.
Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni has ended talks with management on a contract extension. D’Antoni plans to complete the final season of his deal in 2019-20 — which could become a pathway to his own free agency the next year. D’Antoni’s agent Warren LeGarie informed Rockets general manager Daryl Morey of the coach’s decision on Thursday afternoon.
Games 3 of the Stanley Cup is tomorrow night at St Louis. Boston and the Blues are tied at 1-1.
And, the Mt Pleasant Tigers have released their 2019 football schedule. Their first two games are on the road at Wylie East and North Lamar, with their first home game on September 20 against Paris.
Rains Lady Cats win the state championship 4-2.
Harmony lost to Van Alstyne. The Panthers advance.