Texas (36-65) 5 – Diamondbacks (31-71) 4
Houston (62-40) 8 – Seattle (55-47) 6
Rather than push through the doubts that crept into her head, Simone Biles decided enough was enough. The American star withdrew from the competition following one rotation, opening the door for the team of Russian athletes to win gold for the first time in nearly three decades.
Flower Mound’s Emma Malabuyo is realizing a dream, but not exactly how she planned it. So now, she’s packed her bags and will represent her country in a way she could never have envisioned. If just one member of the current team tests positive for COVID, they will call the entire alternate squad into action.
The USA men’s basketball bounced back with a rout. They doubled Iran 120-66 Wednesday.
In the gold rush, China and Japan own 11, and the USA has ten while leading in silver with 11 and tied in bronze with Augustrial with nine.
The Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s basketball team has a program-record five student-athletes named the 2020-21 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. It recognizes those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. The NABC Honors Court (PDF) identifies the talents and gifts these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.
Former Liberty-Eylau head football coach and athletic director David Ream died Friday at his home at 65. Ream was hired at Liberty-Eylau as athletic director and head football coach in 1989 after leaving Amarillo Palo Duro High School, where he was an assistant coach.