FRIDAY 07/12/19 – HUNTSVILLE PINTO’S NEED YOUR HELP TO GET TO WORLD SERIES

THE HUNTSVILLE EIGHTS AND UNDER PINTO ALL-STARS HAVE EARNED A TRIP TO THE PINTO WORLD SERIES IN YOUNGSVILLE, LOUISIANA, JULY 24TH-27TH, AND THE TEAM WILL HOLD SEVERAL FUNDRAISERS AROUND THE COMMUNITY TO PAY FOR TRAVEL AND TOURNAMENT EXPENSES.  TODAY, THE TEAM WILL BE AT FIRST FINANCIAL BANK IN HUNTSVILLE FROM 10AM-5PM.  TOMORROW, THEY WILL SET UP AT THE HUNTSVILLE DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET, AND SUNDAY, YOU CAN FIND THEM AT BROOKSHIRE BROTHERS FROM 10AM-1PM.

THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE UNVEILED ITS PRESEASON ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS ON THURSDAY MORNING WITH SIX SAM HOUSTON STATE BEARKATS FINDING THEIR WAY ONTO THE SQUADS: SENIOR WIDE RECEIVER NATHAN STEWART AND JUNIOR DEFENSIVE BACK ZYON MCCOLLUM WERE EACH NAMED TO THE PRESEASON FIRST TEAM.  NAMED TO THE SECOND TEAM WERE SENIOR TIGHT END WOODY BRANDOM, SENIOR DEFENSIVE END ERICK FOWLER AND SENIOR LINEBACKERS HUNTER BROWN AND ROYCE SEE.  THE BEARKATS WILL OPEN UP THE 2019 SEASON ON AUGUST 31 AT NEW MEXICO BEFORE RETURNING TO HUNTSVILLE TO HOST OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE STATE IN THE HOME OPENER. SEASON TICKETS FOR THE 2019 SEASON ARE CURRENTLY ON SALE.  DETAILS AT GO-BEARKATS-DOT-COM.

RANGER PITCHER LANCE LYNN MATCHED HIS SEASON HIGH WITH 11 STRIKEOUTS IN SEVEN STRONG INNINGS AS THE RANGERS BEAT THE AL WEST-LEADING HOUSTON ASTROS 5-0 LAST NIGHT.  ASTRO ALL-STAR GERRITT COLE GETS THE START AGAINST THE RANGERS TONIGHT AT 7:05.

THE OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER HAVE AGREED TO A BLOCKBUSTER TRADE THAT WILL SEND RUSSELL WESTBROOK TO THE HOUSTON ROCKETS, WHERE HE’LL BE REUNITED WITH JAMES HARDEN.  THE ROCKETS WILL SEND GUARD CHRIS PAUL, TWO PROTECTED FIRST-ROUND PICKS FROM 2024 AND 2026 AND TWO PICK SWAPS FROM 2021 AND 2025 TO THE THUNDER.

THE WIMBLEDON WOMEN’S SEMI-FINALS YESTERDAY WAS A DISPLAY OF POWER AS SIMONA HALEP OVERWHELMED ELINA SVITOLINA, 6-1, 6-3.  SERENA WILLIAMS PUT ON A CLINIC, BULLDOGGING BARBORA STREETSOVA 6-1, 6-2.  SERENA AND HALEP WILL PLAY FOR THE TROPHY ON SATURDAY MORNING.  IT’S THE MEN’S SEMI-FINALS THIS MORNING WITH #1 SEED NOVAK DJOKAVICH CURRENTLY PLAYING ROBERTO BAUTISTA AGUT.  THEN IT’S #3 RAFAEL NADAL AND #2 SEED ROGER FEDERER.  THE LAST TIME THEY FACED EACH OTHER AT WIMBLEDON WAS IN THE 2008 FINAL, WHEN NADAL CAME OUT ON TOP AFTER THE MARATHON 5 HOUR MATCH, THAT AWARDED HIM IS ONLY WIMBLEDON TITLE.

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