TUESDAY 031219 – KATS RECEIVE AWARDS

WITH THE 2019 SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE MEN’S POST-SEASON BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT COMING UP LATER THIS WEEK IN KATY, THE REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPION & NO. 1-SEED SHSU BEARKATS ARE GEARING UP BY RECEIVING AWARDS FROM THE LEAGUE. ON MONDAY, BEARKAT REDSHIRT SENIOR CAMERON DELANEY WAS NAMED CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE YEAR. ALONG WITH DELANEY, KAI MITCHELL WAS NAMED THE CONFERENCE NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR. ADDITIONALLY, DELANEY WAS NAMED TO THE ALL-SLC 1ST TEAM, WHILE HIS BROTHER JOSH DELANEY AND MITCHELL EACH LANDED ON THE ALL-CONFERENCE 3RD TEAM. THE KATS HAVE EARNED A DOUBLE BYE IN THIS WEEK’S TOURNAMENT, AND WILL PLAY THEIR 1ST GAME IN THE EVENT IN THE SEMIFINAL ROUND AT 5PM FRIDAY.

IN COLLEGIATE GOLF, WITH 2 ROUNDS IN THE BOOKS AT THE BORDER OLYMPICS IN LAREDO, THE SHSU BEARKATS ARE CURRENTLY SITTING IN 2ND PLACE IN THE 16-TEAM EVENT, TRAILING ONLY NATIONALLY RANKED ARKANSAS STATE. ALSO, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN ARE ATOP THE LEADER BOARD AFTER 2 ROUNDS OF THE UT-RIO GRANDE VALLEY INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT IN McALLEN. THE KATS LEAD 2ND-PLACE TEXAS STATE BY 6 STROKES.

IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL TODAY, THE SHSU BEARKATS WILL OPEN A 2-GAME SERIES AGAINST LOUISIANA TECH IN RUSTON, LA. GAME TIME TODAY IS 6PM.

IN HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS WILL BE AT NEW CANEY AT 7PM WHILE THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS WILL BE AT BELLVILLE AT 1:30PM.

IN SOFTBALL TODAY, THE NEW WAVERLY  LADY ‘DOGS WILL BE AT ALTO AT 7PM.

IN SOCCER TODAY, THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS ARE SET TO HOST PALESTINE WESTWOOD AT 7:15PM.

IN THE NBA ON MONDAY, THE HOUSTON ROCKETS WON THEIR 9TH STRAIGHT GAME, WITH A 118-106 DECISION OVER CHARLOTTE….. TODAY, THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS WILL BE IN DALLAS TO FACE THE MAVERICKS AT 7PM ON TNT.

IN THE NFL FREE-AGENCY FRENZY, THE HOUSTON TEXANS HAVE LOST A PAIR OF STARTERS, WITH DEFENSIVE BACK TYRANN MATHIEU HEADED TO KANSAS CITY, AND D-BACK KAREEM JACKSON REPORTEDLY PLANNING TO SIGN WITH THE DENVER BRONCOS.

IN OTHER SPORTS TODAY, U-F-C STAR CONOR McGREGOR HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN SOUTH FLORIDA FOR SMASHING THE CELLPHONE OF SOMEONE WHO WAS TRYING TO TAKE HIS PHOTO. HE WAS CHARGED WITH STRONG-ARMED ROBBERY AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF – BOTH FELONIES.

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