THURSDAY 05/09/19 – BULLDOGS IN AREA ROUND

ON THE LOCAL SCHEDULE: THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS WILL PLAY ORANGEFIELD IN AN AREA ROUND PLAYOFF, FRIDAY EVENING AT 6PM, AT DON SANDERS STADIUM.  THE TWO TEAMS WILL PLAY ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT BRIDGE CITY HIGH SCHOOL.  ALSO, THE BEARKAT WOMEN ARE IN NATCHITOCHES FOR THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT WHERE THEY PLAY NICHOLLS TODAY.

THE WOMEN’S GOLF TEAM WRAPPED UP ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL SEASON’S IN SCHOOL HISTORY ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE NCAA REGIONAL IN NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, CLOSING WITH A 302 AND FINISHED 16TH.  TOURNAMENT DETAILS AT GO BEARKATS DOT COM.

EVEN WITH KEVIN DURANT LEAVING THE GAME WITH AN INJURY, GOLDEN STATE MANAGED TO PULL OUT A VICTORY LAST NIGHT, GETTING PAST THE ROCKETS, 104-99.  THE ROCKETS WILL TRY TO AVOID ELIMINATION FRIDAY NIGHT IN GAME SIX AT THE TOYOTA CENTER.  THE DENVER NUGGETS WILL ATTEMPT TO ELIMINATE THE TRAILBLAZERS TONIGHT IN GAME SIX OF THAT SERIES.  THE MILWAUKEE BUCKS ADVANCED TO THE EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS LAST NIGHT AFTER A GAME FIVE ROUT OF THE BOSTON CELTICS, WINNING 116-91.  THEY AWAIT EITHER TORONTO OR PHILADELPHIA, WHO PLAY GAME SIX TONIGHT IN PHILLY.  TORONTO LEADS THAT SERIES 3-2.

BOTH ASTROS AND RANGERS WERE WINNERS YESTERDAY:  THE ASTROS SHUT OUT KANSAS CITY, 9-0 AND THE RANGERS BEAT PITTSBURG, 9-6.  THE RANGERS NOW TRAVEL DOWN I-45 TO BEGIN A FOUR-GAME INTER-STATE SERIES WITH THE ASTROS.  FIRST PITCH TONIGHT AT 7:10, WITH LEFTIES, WADE MILEY AND MIKE MINOR ON THE MOUND.

IN THE N-F-L, FREE AGENCY HAS MOSTLY RUN ITS COURSE, TRADES HAVE BEEN MADE, AND THE 2019 NFL DRAFT HAS CONCLUDED, SO ESPN HAS RELEASED ITS 2019 EDITION OF THE NFL POWER RANKINGS, WITH KANSAS CITY AND NEW ORLEANS TOPPING THE LIST.  THE TEXANS LANDED AT NUMBER 8 ON THE RANKINGS AND THE COWBOYS AT NUMBER 19.