TUESDAY 01/08/19 – HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS HIGHLIGHT TODAY’S SLATE

IN LOCAL SPORTS TODAY, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS WILL LOOK TO CONTINUE TO CONTROL THE TOP OF THE DISTRICT 20-5A STANDINGS WHEN THEY HOST THE TOMBALL COUGARS IN A 7PM TIPOFF AT PAUL BOHAN HORNET GYM. THE HORNETS ARE 6-&-0 IN LEAGUE PLAY, AND HAVE WON 20 STRAIGHT DISTRICT CONTESTS GOING BACK INTO LAST YEAR.

ALSO LATER THIS EVENING, THE HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNETS – WHO CURRENTLY OWN A 2-GAME LEAD IN THEIR DISTRICT RACE – WILL BE AT 2ND-PLACE TOMBALL TODAY 7PM WHILE THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS & LADY ‘DOGS WILL BE AT ONALASKA THIS EVENING, WITH THE GIRLS TIPPING OFF AT 6PM, FOLLOWED BY THE BOYS AT 7:30PM. ALSO, OVER AT ALPHA OMEGA, THE TAPPS CLASS 2A TOP-RANKED LIONS & THE LADY LIONS WILL BE HOSTING THEIR COUNTERPARTS FROM CONROE COVENANT CHRISTIAN. THE GIRLS’ GAME WILL BEGIN AT 6 – THE GUYS WILL PLAY AT 7:30PM.

IN THE NBA ON MONDAY, SAN ANTONIO TOPPLED DETROIT 119-107, HOUSTON POSTED A VICTORY OVER THE DENVER NUGGETS – THE TEAM WITH THE BEST RECORD IN THE LEAGUE – AS THE ROCKETS ROLLED 125-113, AND DALLAS LOST AT HOME TO THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS 107-97.

IN LOCAL SOCCER, THE HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNETS WILL PLAY AT HOME TODAY. THE HUNTSVILLE GIRLS WILL HOST HUFFMAN HARGRAVE BEGINNING AT 7PM ON HORNET FIELD NEXT TO THE HIGH SCHOOL.

IN COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL, THE CLEMSON TIGERS ROLLED PAST ALABAMA ON MONDAY 44-16 IN SANTA CLARA, CALIF., TO WIN THEIR 2ND COLLEGE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN 3 SEASONS. CLEMSON IS THE 1ST TEAM IN THE A-P POLL AREA – DATING BACK TO 1936 – TO FINISH 15-&-0 ….IN AN NFL NOTE, SOURCES ARE REPORTING THE GREEN BAY PACKERS ARE ABOUT TO ANNOUNCE THEY ARE HIRING TENNESSEE OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR MATT LaFLEUR AS THE PACK’S NEW HEAD COACH.

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