FRIDAY 01/04/19 – HORNETS REMAIN UNDEFEATED AND AOA GETS ANOTHER WIN

IN LOCAL BASKETBALL ON THURSDAY, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS REMAINED UNDEFEATED IN DISTRICT 20-5A COMPETITION WITH AN 80-72 HOME VICTORY OVER WILLIS. THE HORNETS ARE NOW 5-&-0 IN DISTRICT, AND WILL HOST KINGWOOD PARK AT 1PM SATURDAY AT PAUL BOHAN HORNET GYM.

ALSO YESTERDAY, THE TAPPS CLASS 2A NO. 1-RANKED ALPHA OMEGA LIONS RAN PAST KINGWOOD COVENANT PREP 71-46.

LATER TODAY, THE HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNETS, ALSO IN 1ST PLACE IN THE DISTRICT AT 6-&-0, WILL BE AT KINGWOOD PARK AT 7PM WHILE THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS & LADY ‘DOGS WILL HOST TRINITY TODAY AT NEW WAVERLY HIGH SCHOOL, WITH THE GIRLS TIPPING AT 6PM FOLLOWED BY THE BOYS AT 7:30PM.

IN COLLEGIATE BASKETBALL, THE SHSU BEARKATS & BEARKAT WOMEN WILL OPEN THEIR SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SCHEDULES ON SATURDAY AT JOHNSON COLISEUM AGAINST THEIR COUNTERPARTS FROM ABILENE CHRISTIAN….THE WOMEN’S GAME IS SET FOR 3PM, FOLLOWED BY THE MEN’S GAME FEATURING THE LEAGUE-LEADING WILDCATS AT 5:30PM.

IN THE NBA ON THURSDAY, THE HOUSTON ROCKETS RALLIED FROM 20-POINTS DOWN WITH A LAST-SECOND 3-POINTER FROM JAMES HARDEN TO DEFEAT DEFENDING LEAGUE CHAMPION GOLDEN STATE 135-134 IN OVERTIME IN CALIFORNIA…ALSO, ON THURSDAY, THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS WHIPPED TORONTO 125-107….TODAY, THE DALLAS MAVERICKS WILL BE AT BOSTON AT 7PM ON ESPN.

IN COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL, SHSU SENIOR MIDDLE BLOCKER TAYLOR CUNNINGHAM HAS EARNED HER 1ST ALL-AMERICA NOD, LANDING ON THE VOLLEYBALLMAG.COM HONORABLE MENTION LIST. THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE YEAR IS ALSO A FORMER HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNET.

IN THE NFL, THE POSTSEASON GETS UNDERWAY SATURDAY AS THE HOUSTON TEXANS HOST THE INDIANAPOLIS COLTS IN A 3:35PM KICKOFF AT NRG STADIUM ON ESPN & ABC. MEANWHILE, THE DALLAS COWBOYS WILL BE AT HOME IN ARLINGTON AGAINST SEATTLE AT 7:15PM ON FOX-TV. ON SUNDAY, THE LOS ANGELES CHARGERS WILL BE AT BALTIMORE, WHILE CHICAGO WILL ENTERTAIN PHILADELPHIA……FINALISTS WERE NAMED THURSDAY FOR THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2019. AMONG THE FINALISTS ARE CORNERBACK CHAMP BAILEY, SAFETY ED REED AND TIGHT END TONY GONZALEZ…..IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL, NORTH DAKOTA STATE WILL FACE EASTERN WASHINGTON FOR THE F-C-S NATIONAL TITLE ON SATURDAY BEGINNING AT 11AM IN FRISCO ON ESPN2.