FRIDAY 04/05/19 – WEEKEND SLATE IS WEATHER CONTINGENT

THE LOCAL & AREA SPORTS SCHEDULE IS FILLED WITH PLENTY OF OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT WILL BE WEATHER PERMITTING BECAUSE OF THE FORECAST WHICH MENTIONS STORMS & RAIN ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

BUT FOR THE TIME BEING, THE SCHEDULE BEGINS WILL SHSU BEARKAT BASEBALL AS THE KATS ARE SET TO HOST LAMAR IN SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE ACTION TODAY AT 6:30PM AT DON SANDERS STADIUM. THE 1ST-PLACE BEARKATS ARE SCHEDULED TO CONTINUE THE 3-GAME SERIES AT 3PM SATURDAY, AND AT 1PM SUNDAY.

ALSO TODAY, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS WILL BE AT TOMBALL AT 7PM WHILE THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS WILL HOST COLDSPRING AT 7PM AND ALPHA OMEGA IS SET TO HOST ORANGE CHRISTIAN IN A DOUBLEHEADER BEGINNING TODAY AT 4PM.

IN SOFTBALL, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN HAVE A 3-GAME SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SERIES SET THIS WEEKEND AGAINST HOUSTON BAPTIST. THE 1ST GAME OF A DOUBLHEADER BEGINS TODAY AT 4PM AT THE BEARKAT SOFTBALL COMPLEX AND THE NEW WAVERLY LADY ‘DOGS WILL HOST COLDSPRING TODAY AT 6PM.

IN COLLEGIATE TENNIS, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN ARE SCHEDULED TO NORTHWESTERN STATE AT 1PM TODAY AT McADAMS TENNIS CENTER.

IN TRACK & FIELD TODAY, THE SHSU BEARKATS & BEARKAT WOMEN ARE SET TO CONTINUE COMPETITION AT A MEET IN NACOGDOCHES. ALSO TODAY THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS & LADY ‘DOGS WILL BE IN THEIR DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP MEET IN COLDSPRING WHILE THE ALPHA OMEGA BOYS & GIRLS WILL BE IN A MEET AT THE JOHN COOPER SCHOOL IN THE WOODLANDS.

IN COLLEGIATE BASKETBALL ON THURSDAY, TEXAS TOOK THE N-I-T CHAMPIONSHIP WITH AN 81-66 VICTORY OVER LIPSCOMB IN NEW YORK. THE NCAA MEN’S FINAL 4 GETS UNDERWAY ON SATURDAY IN MINNEAPOLIS WITH AUBURN FACING VIRGINIA, AND TEXAS TECH GOING UP AGAINST MICHIGAN STATE. TODAY, IT’S THE WOMEN’S FINAL 4 WITH BAYLOR AGAINST OREGON AT 6PM, AND NOTRE DAME VS. CONNECTICUT AT 8 – BOTH GAMES ON ESPN2.

IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ON THURSDAY, THE TEXAS RANGERS CLOBBERED THE ANGELS 11-4 IN ANAHEIM. THE 2 TEAMS PLAY AGAIN TODAY AT 9:07PM ON FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST. ALSO, THE HOUSTON ASTROS WILL PLAY THEIR HOME OPENER TODAY AT 7:10PM AGAINST OAKLAND AT MINUTE MAID PARK ON AT&T SPORTSNET SOUTHWEST.

IN THE NBA TODAY, SAN ANTONIO WILL BE AT WASHINGTON AT 6PM, HOUSTON WILL HOST THE NEW YORK KNICKS AT 7PM, AND DALLAS WILL BE AT HOME AGAINST MEMPHIS AT 7:30PM.

ON THE PGA TOUR, SI WOO KIM HAS A 1-STROKE LEAD AFTER THE 1ST ROUND OF THE VALERO TEXAS OPEN IN SAN ANTONIO.

ALLY McDONALD LEADS BY 1 AFTER THE 1ST ROUND OF THE A-N-A INSPIRATION TOURNAMENT IN CALIFORNIA. IT’S THE 1ST MAJOR TOURNAMENT ON THE WOMEN’S SCHEDULE.

ON THE NASCAR CIRCUIT THIS WEEK, THE DRIVERS WILL BE TURNING LEFT BEGINNING AT 1PM SUNDAY IN THE FOOD CITY 500 AT BRISTON, TENN., ON FS-1 TELEVISION.

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