MONDAY 03/25/19 – KATS WIN ANOTHER SOUTHLAND TITLE

CHALK UP YET ANOTHER SOUTHLAND CHAMPIONSHIP FOR SHSU ATHLETICS. FOR THE 1ST TIME IN HISTORY, THE BEARKAT WOMEN’S BOWLING TEAM HAS CAPTURED THE SOUTHLAND BOWLING LEAGUE’S CHAMPIONSHIP, TAKING THE TITLE OVER THE WEEKEND AT THE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT IN DALLAS. THE KATS WILL RECEIVE THE AUTOMATIC BID TO THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT NEXT MONTH.

IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL ON SUNDAY, THE SHSU BEARKATS WHIPPED NEW ORLEANS 8-2 ON THE ROAD TO TAKE THEIR WEEKEND SERIES 2-GAME-TO-1. THE VICTORY IMPROVED SAM HOUSTON’S OVERALL SEASON RECORD TO 15-&-6 WITH A CONFERENCE RECORD OF 7-&-2 – GOOD FOR A 1ST-PLACE TIE WITH STEPHEN F. AUSTIN. THE KATS WILL REMAIN ON THE ROAD WITH A SINGLE GAME ON TUESDAY AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON.

IN HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TODAY, THE ALPHA OMEGA LIONS WILL BE AT CONROE GRAND OAKS AT 4PM.

IN LOCAL GOLF TODAY, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS WILL COMPETE IN THE GRAPELAND SANDIES OPEN AT SPRING CREEK COUNTRY CLUB IN CROCKETT.

IN THE NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT ON SUNDAY, TEAMS EARNED THEIR WAY INTO THE THIS WEEKEND’S SWEET 16. HOUSTON DEFEATED OHIO STATE 74-59, WHILE TEXAS TECH TRAMPLED BUFFALO 78-58. OTHER WINNERS INCLUDED TENNESSEE OVER IOWA, DUKE EDGED CENTRAL FLORIDA, VIRGINIA GOT PAST OKLAHOME, VIRGINIA TECH TOPPED LIBERTY, OREGON WAS AN EASY WINNER OVER CALIFORNIA-IRVINE, AND NORTH CAROLINA WHIPPED WASHINGTON. IN THE NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT ON SUNDAY, TEXAS ADVANCED WITH A 2-POINT WIN OVER XAVIER.

IN THE NBA ON SUNDAY, THE HOUSTON ROCKETS RAN PAST NEW ORLEANS 113-90, WHILE THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS WON AT BOSTON 115-96.

IN THE NFL ON SUNDAY, LEGENDARY TIGHT END ROB GRONKOWSKI TOLD A NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS’ OFFICIAL THAT HE IS RETIRING FROM PRO FOOTBALL AFTER 9 SEASONS.

ON THE PGA TOUR ON SUNDAY, PAUL CASEY WON AGAIN AT THE VALSPAR CHAMPIONSHIP IN FLORIDA.

ON THE NASCAR CIRCUIT ON SUNDAY, BRAD KESELOWSKI WAS THE WINNER AT THE STP 500 IN MARTINSVILLE, VA.