The State Baseball Tournament begins today and will close out the 2015-2016 school year. The tournament starts with the Class 2A, 3A and 4A Semi-Finals this morning in Round Rock and Austin. To open the day, Stamford will face Beckville at 9am, followed by Bosqueville versus Flatonia at noon.. Van Alstyne then takes on Banquete at 4pm, while West faces Shallowater tonight at 7. Those games are to be played at Dell Diamond Field in Round Rock. Meanwhile, at the University of Texas at Austin, district 15-4A Champion, Pleasant Grove is up against Abilene Wylie at 1pm and Waco Robinson will play Salado at 4. Tomorrow will feature the Class 2A, 3A, and 4A State Title games, as well as the Class 5A Semi-Finals.
Last night the Texas Rangers won their fifth straight game after beating Houston 4-3. Ian Desmond broke a open a tie ball game with a two run shot in the 8th inning . The Rangers are now 36-22 at the top of the AL West. Game three of four between Texas and Houston is tonight. Yu Darvish will be on the mound. First pitch [on kplt 1490am and 96.3fm] is set for 7:05pm.
Tonight the NBA Finals resume with the Golden State Warriors looking to go up 3 games to none over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tip off this evening is set for 8pm.
And in group play of Copa America, the United States Men’s National Team beats Costa Rica 4-nil behind goals from Clint Dempsey, Jermaine Jones, Bobby Wood, and Graham Zusi.