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The Lions are paced by eight marks which rank in the top 10 nationally. Ushan Perera (Mahabage, Sri Lanka) leads the nation in the high jump with his 2.21 meter (7-foot-3) school-record mark.

NFL

Feb. 7, in Whitehouse, is official “Patrick Mahomes Day.” He will play in his second straight Super Bowl at only 25-years-old.

NCAAM

No. 2 Baylor (17-0) 83 – No. 6 Texas 69

Texas re-hired former Longhorns quarterback Vince Young as a special assistant in the athletic department. The College Football Hall of Famer is back after they fired him in 2019.

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The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s indoor track and field team remains ranked seventh nationally in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross-Country Coaches’ Association (USTFCCCA) rating index.

The Texas A&M University-Commerce women’s basketball team is ranked 10th nationally in the WBCA NCAA Division II Coaches’ Poll, the first coaches’ poll released in the 2020-21 season. The Lions are 8-1 overall in the 2020-21 season and received 305 points. It is the first coaches’ poll released in March of 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Jack Miller, Jr., LeTourneau junior Jack Miller (Diana, Texas) won the pole vault at the Shocker Invitational, clearing 4.62 meters (15 ft.-1.75 in.). His mark leads all of NCAA Division III, earning his fourth career Athlete of the Week award.

NTCC

Northeast Texas Community College Rodeo was back in the saddle this weekend to start the 2021 semester with a Rodeo hosted by Texas A&M University-Commerce. Hopkins County Civic Center held the event in Sulphur Springs. Garrett Fields was a bright spot for the Eagles with earning a seventh-place finish in Steer wrestling.

The Eagle’s softball team is at Hill College today with a doubleheader starting at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Thursday’s game is at Arkansas Rich Mountain, and their home games start Saturday.

HIGH SCHOOL

Linden-Kildare CISD announced Tuesday via Facebook that they were hiring a new athletic director and head football coach. Kyle Freeman, best known for his time with the Houston Oilers when he was a 7th round draft pick, started coaching after his playing career was cut short by an injury. Freeman has served as co-defensive coordinator in Edna, Texas. Before 2021, he was the head football coach and athletic director at Ozona for four seasons. The Ozona team that had previously not made it to the playoffs in several years made playoffs every year under Freeman’s leadership.

SOCCER

B – Mt Pleasant 2 – Sulphur Springs 0

G – Sulphur Springs 3 – Mt Pleasant 2

BASKETBALL Girls

Bland 47 – Wolfe City 44

Boles 80 – North Hopkins 16

Cooper 32 – Alba-Golden 28

Cumby 47 – Como-Pickton 44

DeKalb 62 – Queen City 44

Detroit 48 – Rivercrest 29

Gilmer 74 – Pittsburg 43

Gladewater 53 – White Oak 48

Harleton 54 – Jefferson 34

Harmony 50 – Mineola 48

New Diana 68 – Daingerfield 29

Rains 49 – Lone Oak 30

Sabine 56 – Hughes Springs 31

Sam Rayburn 52 – Honey Grove 32

Tom Bean 46 – Trenton 28

Whitewright 77 – Bonham 29

BASKETBALL – Boys

Cooper 56 – Alba-Golden 42

Gilmer 60 – Pittsburg 44

Hawkins 53 – Overton 28

Jefferson 95 – Harleton 38

Maud 59 – Linden Kildare 50

Mt Pleasant 55 – Sulphur Springs 34

North Hopkins 54 – Boles 24

Paris 81 – Liberty-Eylau 70

Pleasant Grove 54 – North Lamar 41

Rains 57 – Lone Oak 33

Winnsboro 69 – Winona 20