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Injury Forces Jay Arnold to Leave Aggie Football

Updated: 07/03/2015 - After two seasons at Texas A&M, Aggie defensive lineman Jay Arnold is stepping away from football. Arnold announced on Thursday he is hanging up the helmet for good because of a bad shoulder.

Pickleball Is Growing In Popularity In The Brazos Valley

Updated: 07/03/2015 - 50 years Pickleball was created and locally in Bryan/College Station there are 50 players that participate in groups at Central Baptist Church, A&M Church of Christ, The Lincoln Center, and the City of Bryan Indoor Tennis Center. The sport appears to attract senior adults, because it provides a good cardio workout that is easy on the joints, but it is enjoyed by all ages.

Astros Win In Extra Innings Over Boston 12-8

Posted: 07/03/2015 - First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker's hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night for their fifth straight win.

US blanks Guatemala in friendly match

Posted: 07/03/2015 - Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala 4-0 in an exhibition ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Injury Forces Jay Arnold to Leave Aggie Football

Updated: 07/03/2015 - After two seasons at Texas A&M, Aggie defensive lineman Jay Arnold is stepping away from football. Arnold announced on Thursday he is hanging up the helmet for good because of a bad shoulder.

Aggies Compete at World University Games

Posted: 07/03/2015 - Texas A&M will be represented by four Aggie swimmers, along with women’s head coach Steve Bultman, at the 2015 World University Games July 4-11 in Gwangju, South Korea.

Nine Aggies selected to the 2015 CSCAA Scholar All-America Team

Posted: 07/02/2015 - After another successful year in the pool that saw the Aggies take fourth place at the NCAA Championship, nine members of the Texas A&M Swim & Dive team have been selected to the 2015 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-American Team, the organization announced.

2014-15 First Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Posted: 07/02/2015 - A total of 822 student-athletes, including 47 from Texas A&M, were named to the 2014-15 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll, this week by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey.

Hendrix Caps Off Team USA's No-Hitter

Posted: 07/02/2015 - Texas A&M rising junior Ryan Hendrix pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning to help the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team record a three-pitcher no-hitter in a 2-0 win over the Cuban National Team on Wednesday evening at the USA Baseball National Training Complex.

Billy Kennedy Quotes From SEC Summer Teleconference

Posted: 06/29/2015 - Texas A&M men’s basketball head coach Billy Kennedy visited with members of the media on Monday during the SEC Men’s Basketball Summer Teleconference. Below are some of his thoughts on the summer progress of this team and the upcoming 2015-16 season.

SHSU's Adams, Akens contend at USA Junior Outdoors

Posted: 06/29/2015 - Sam Houston State’s Tyler Adams and Aaron Akens officially closed out the 2014-15 academic year for the Bearkats over the weekend, notching strong performances at the USA Track & Field Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., alongside some of the nation’s best.

Five Sam Houston draftees ink professional contracts

Posted: 06/25/2015 - In the wake of a program-tying five Sam Houston State players selected in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, big league affiliates received a hint more Bearkat orange as each player reached an agreement with his respective organization, first-year head coach Matt Deggs said Thursday.

Sam Houston women's basketball signs 6-0 Jasmine McCants

Posted: 06/25/2015 - Jasmine McCants, a 6-0 post player from Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville, Alabama, has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Sam Houston and play women’s basketball for Bearkat head coach Brenda Nichols.

SHSU duo headed to USA Junior Outdoor Championships

Posted: 06/24/2015 - Freshmen Tyler Adams and Aaron Akens help cap a successful season for the Sam Houston State men’s track and field squad as the duo compete in the USA Junior Outdoor Championships, beginning Thursday from Eugene, Ore., on the campus of the University of Oregon.

Bearkats' Demas readies for USA Outdoor Championships

Posted: 06/24/2015 - For the second time in as many weeks, Sam Houston State track junior Danielle Demas makes the trek to Eugene, Ore., this time to compete in the USA Outdoor Championships, which begin Thursday from the campus of the University of Oregon.

Buccaneer Backers Hosting Golf Scramble Sept. 25

Posted: 07/01/2015 - The Blinn College Buccaneer Backer Club will host a four-person scramble Friday, Sept. 25 at Bellville Country Club, with proceeds benefitting the Blinn College athletic department.

Blinn Names New Volleyball Coach

Updated: 06/24/2015 - Kalie Mader comes to Blinn from Pratt (Kan.) Community College, where she took a program that went 7-23 prior to her arrival and led it to a 22-11 mark and the regional tournament last season.

Blinn softball player awarded Atkinson Cup for academic excellence

Updated: 05/28/2015 - Avery Mullendore has already proven her skill with the glove after earning outstanding defensive player honors at the NJCAA National Softball Championships. Now she has added another honor to her collection after earning the 2015 Dr. James H. Atkinson Cup as the Blinn College student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade point average.

Bombers See 7 Game Winning Streak Snapped With 6-1 Loss To Generals

Posted: 07/02/2015 - After finishing the first half of the 2015 season with a league-best 19-4 record and the eighth consecutive half-season championship for the franchise, the Brazos Valley Bombers began their quest for the second-half championship on Thursday night in Victoria against the Generals.

Bombers Extend Winning Streak to Seven

Posted: 06/30/2015 - After an off-day on Monday, the Brazos Valley Bombers returned to action Tuesday night, defeating the Texas Marshals by a score of 3-2.

Bombers Blast Strykers, 15-2

Posted: 06/28/2015 - After a thrilling walk-off win in last night’s ballgame, the Brazos Valley Bombers blasted the Woodlands Strykers tonight by a score of 15-2 on Pets in The Park Night at Cellucor Field.

Season-Best Offense Powers Bombers to Sweep

Posted: 06/25/2015 - For the second night in a row, the Brazos Valley Bombers scored double-digit runs; plating 17 runners tonight to win by a score of 17-1 over the Texas Marshals.

Gregory Wins Pitcher of the Week Honors

Posted: 06/22/2015 - The Brazos Valley Bombers currently lead the TCL with a 12-4 record this season, and pitcher C.J. Gregory has been a force on the mound for the back-to-back league champions.

Bombers Remain in First Place, Prepare for Upcoming Homestand

Posted: 06/22/2015 - This weekend, the Brazos Valley Bombers traveled to Victoria for the first time this season to take on the Generals. The boys in Navy Blue and Vegas Gold fought hard, but came up short in both games, by scores of 2-1 and 4-3. The Bombers held leads going into the final innings of both games, forcing the Generals to come back to pull off the victories.

Astros Win In Extra Innings Over Boston 12-8

Posted: 07/03/2015 - First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker's hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night for their fifth straight win.

US blanks Guatemala in friendly match

Posted: 07/03/2015 - Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala 4-0 in an exhibition ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Rangers score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 2-0

Posted: 07/02/2015 - Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Thursday night behind a dominant pitching performance by Yovani Gallardo and three relievers.

Astros Rally To Sweep Royals With 6-5 Win

Posted: 07/01/2015 - Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of a the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night.

Bucks give A&M's Middleton 5 years, $70 million

Posted: 07/01/2015 - A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with restricted free agent Khris Middleton on a five-year, $70 million contract.

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