FRIDAY 04/12/19 – KATS ELIMINATED

THEIR TIME IN OHIO WAS SHORTER THAN THE TEAM HAD HOPED FOR, AS THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN’S BOWLING TEAM WAS SURPRISINGLY ELIMINATED ON THE 1ST DAY OF COMPETITION IN THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS ON THURSDAY. THE SAM WOMEN LOST MATCHES TO STEPHEN F. AUSTIN AND TO MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE, AND WERE USHERED OUT OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT.

IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL TODAY, THE SHSU BEARKATS OPEN A KEY SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE 3-GAME WEEKEND SERIES ON THE ROAD WHEN THEY FACE STEPHEN F. AUSTIN ON THE ROAD. THE KATS HAVE WON EACH OF THEIR 1ST 5 LEAGUE SERIES, AND AT 10-&-2 IN CONFERENCE, LEADS THE SOUTHLAND BY 2 GAMES OVER 2ND-PLACE TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI. S-F-A IS IN A 3-WAY TIE FOR 3RD PLACE AT 8-&-4. TODAY’S GAME 1 OF THE SERIES IS SET FOR A 6:30PM 1ST PITCH AT JAYCEES PARK IN NACOGDOCHES.

IN HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TODAY, THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS WILL BE AT HOME AGAINST WILLIS AT 7PM AT KATE BARR ROSS PARK AND THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS WILL BE AT ONALASKA AT 7PM WHILE THE ALPHA OMEGA LIONS WILL BE IN GALVESTON TO FACE THE O’CONNELL BUCCANEERS AT 7PM.

THE SHSU BEARKAT FOOTBALL TEAM WILL HOST ITS ANNUAL SPRING GAME TODAY, HIGHLIGHTING ITS SPRING PRACTICE IN ADVANCE OF THE 2019 SEASON. THE GAME WILL TAKE PLACE AT BOWERS STADIUM AT 7PM IN A PRACTICE FORMAT THAT WILL BE WITHOUT A SCORING SYSTEM. ADMISSION IS FREE. A PRE-GAME BARBECUE DINNER WILL BE SERVED IN THE STADIUM’S NORTH PARKING LOT BEGINNING AT 5:30PM. TICKETS TO THE DINNER ARE $10.

IN SOFTBALL TODAY, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN WILL OPEN A 3-GAME WEEKEND SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SERIES AGAINST ABILENE CHRISTIAN AT THE BEARKAT SOFTBALL COMPLEX. A DOUBLEHEADER IS ON TAP TODAY WITH GAME 1 BEGINNING AT 4PM WHILE THE HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNETS WILL HOST CANEY CREEK AT 6:15PM AT KATE BARR ROSS PARK AND THE ALPHA OMEGA LADY LIONS WILL BE AT MUMFORD AT 5PM.

IN LOCAL TENNIS TODAY, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN WILL BE IN HAMMOND, LA., TO FACE SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA AT 1PM.

IN TRACK & FIELD, THE SHSU BEARKATS & BEARKAT WOMEN WILL BE COMPETING IN A MEET AT TEXAS A&M IN COLLEGE STATION.

IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TODAY, THE TEXAS RANGERS WILL BE AT HOME IN ARLINGTON TO HOST OAKLAND IN A 7:05PM 1ST PITCH ON FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST. ALSO, THE RED-HOT HOUSTON ASTROS – WINNERS OF 6 STRAIGHT – WILL BE ON THE ROAD AT SEATTLE AT 9:10PM ON AT&T SPORTSNET SOUTHWEST. THE MARINERS HAVE THE BEST RECORD IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES AT 13-&-2

IN THE NFL, ADD DALLAS COWBOYS RIGHT TACKLE TO THE LIST OF PLAYERS REHABILITATING FROM OFFSEASON SURGERY. COLLINS HAD SURGERY TO REPAIR A TORN ROTATOR CUFF. HE SHOULD BE READY FOR TRAINING CAMP IN JULY.

ON THE PGA TOUR, BROOKS KOEPKA & BRYSON DeCHAMBEAU SHARE THE 1ST ROUND LEAD OF THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT IN AUGUSTA, GA., WITH PHIL MICKELSON 1 SHOT BACK. THE 2ND ROUND OF THE SEASON’S 1ST MAJOR TOURNAMENT IS SET FOR TODAY AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL.

IN THE NBA, THE POSTSEASON PLAYOFFS GET UNDERWAY THIS WEEKEND. THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS WILL PLAY GAME 1 OF THEIR SERIES AGAINST THE NUGGETS AT 9:30PM SATURDAY IN DENVER ON ESPN, WHILE THE HOUSTON ROCKETS WILL HOST UTAH IN THEIR GAME 1 SUNDAY AT 8:30PM ON T-N-T.

ON THE NASCAR CIRCUIT THIS WEEKEND, THE DRIVERS WILL BE TURNING LEFT IN THE TOYOTA OWNERS 400 AT RICHMOND, VA. THE GREEN FLAG WILL FLY AT 6:30PM SATURDAY ON FOX TELEVISION.

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