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Gillman and Burns Claim Titles at 39th Junior PGA Championship

16 mins ago - Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas, put together a record-breaking performance to win the girls’ division, while Sam Burns of Shreveport, Louisiana, claimed the boys’ division title at the 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks.

SEC Preview: Vanderbilt Commodores

Posted: 3:14 PM - The Vanderbilt Commodores put together back-to-back nine win seasons in 2012 and 2013 under James Franklin, and seem to be a program on the rise. But now Franklin is off to Penn State, and Vandy will now look to new head coach Derek Mason to help the Commodores contend for their first ever SEC title.

Three Aggies advance to relay finals at Commonwealth Games

Posted: 4:30 PM - Three Aggies were part of relays teams during the prelims held Friday at Hampden Park Stadium in the Commonwealth Games and each advanced to Saturday’s finals. The trio included Janeil Bellille as part of Trindad & Tobago’s 4x400, Dominique Duncan with Nigeria’s 4x100 and Shavez Hart with the Bahamas 4x100.

Texas A&M Unveils $16 Million Bright Complex Renovations As Players Report For Camp

Updated: 07/31/2014 - The renovations include custom seating for Hagner Auditorium, renovated position meeting rooms, an Adidas uniform display space, a custom lounge for players and an updated head coaches’ locker room and lounge. The locker room, the signature component of the renovation, includes a high-impact experience unlike anything else in collegiate athletics.

Texas A&M starts 2014 at No. 20 in Coaches Poll

Posted: 07/31/2014 - The Texas A&M football team was ranked No. 20 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll that was released on Thursday. The Aggies will open the 2014 season against No. 9 South Carolina in the debut college football game on the new SEC Network, and will face four other teams listed in the preseason Top 25: No. 2 Alabama, No. 5 Auburn, No. 13 LSU and No. 19 Ole Miss. The Aggies and Gamecocks will kickoff at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 in Columbia, S.C.

Three Aggies advance to relay finals at Commonwealth Games

Posted: 4:30 PM - Three Aggies were part of relays teams during the prelims held Friday at Hampden Park Stadium in the Commonwealth Games and each advanced to Saturday’s finals. The trio included Janeil Bellille as part of Trindad & Tobago’s 4x400, Dominique Duncan with Nigeria’s 4x100 and Shavez Hart with the Bahamas 4x100.

Texas A&M Unveils $16 Million Bright Complex Renovations As Players Report For Camp

Updated: 07/31/2014 - The renovations include custom seating for Hagner Auditorium, renovated position meeting rooms, an Adidas uniform display space, a custom lounge for players and an updated head coaches’ locker room and lounge. The locker room, the signature component of the renovation, includes a high-impact experience unlike anything else in collegiate athletics.

Texas A&M starts 2014 at No. 20 in Coaches Poll

Posted: 07/31/2014 - The Texas A&M football team was ranked No. 20 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll that was released on Thursday. The Aggies will open the 2014 season against No. 9 South Carolina in the debut college football game on the new SEC Network, and will face four other teams listed in the preseason Top 25: No. 2 Alabama, No. 5 Auburn, No. 13 LSU and No. 19 Ole Miss. The Aggies and Gamecocks will kickoff at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 in Columbia, S.C.

Bolt Returning to A&M as an Assistant Coach

Updated: 07/31/2014 - Texas A&M Baseball has named former University of Nebraska player and assistant coach Will Bolt to the staff, Aggie Head Coach Rob Childress announced on Wednesday. Bolt previously served a two-year stint as a volunteer assistant coach at Texas A&M in 2006-07.

30 Aggies in NFL Training Camps

Posted: 07/30/2014 - With NFL training camps opening across the country, 30 former Texas A&M football players are looking to secure spots on the final rosters.

SHSU Quarterback Job Up for Grabs in Preseason Work

Updated: 07/30/2014 - For the first time since the 2010 season, Sam Houston preseason football camp features a battle for the starting quarterback position. Two sophomores and a redshirt freshman are getting most of the reps in practice with the goal of finding a starter for the Bearkats’ August 23 season opener at Eastern Washington.

Kats First Team in Nation to Start Practice

Updated: 07/29/2014 - When the Bearkats walked on to the turf at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium Monday morning, Sam Houston became the first college football team in the nation to begin 2014 preseason camp.

Southeastern Louisiana Picked to Defend Southland Title

Updated: 07/23/2014 - Southeastern Louisiana, which won its first league title in school history last season, was picked as the favorite heading into the 2014 season as voted on by the league's coaches and sports information directors, the league announced Wednesday at its annual media day at L'auberge Resort.

JT Taylor second at Magnolia Amateur

Posted: 07/15/2014 - Sam Houston senior golfer JT Taylor shot eight under par and finished second in the Magnolia Amateur at Hattiesburg Country Club in Hattiesburg, Miss. Taylor is one of several Bearkat golfers having a strong summer on the Amateur circuit.

Blinn’s McIntyre named ABCA Regional Coach of the Year

Posted: 07/31/2014 - Blinn College baseball coach Harvey McIntyre has been named the American Baseball Coaches Association/Diamond Sports Company NJCAA Division I Regional Coach of the Year after leading the Buccaneers to the NJCAA World Series for the first time in 22 years.

Blinn Robbie Dickey selected as 124th pick in First-Year Players Draft

Updated: 06/06/2014 - The best way for Blinn baseball coach Harvey McIntyre to describe his pitching ace Robbie Dickey, who went from an undrafted player out of high school to the No. 124 overall pick in the First-Year MLB Players Draft, is to simply think back to an outing earlier this season.

Bombers sweep Generals after 3-2 victory

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Overcoming an early deficit, the Brazos Valley Bombers (36-12) completed a sweep of the second place Victoria Generals (33-19) with a 3-2 victory Wednesday. “To get a sweep here at home this late in the year getting ready for the playoffs—it’s just good for momentum,” said head coach Curt Dixon. “Winning good ballgames like this, it’s just good to get a series sweep and not a split.”

Pennell hits walk-off homer as Bombers win 4-3

Posted: 07/29/2014 - Thanks to a walk-off homerun from catcher Tucker Pennell, the Brazos Valley Bombers (35-12) lifted themselves over the Victoria Generals (33-18) Tuesday night with a 4-3 victory.

Bombers Suffer 2-0 Loss, Ending Cellucor 13 Game Winning Streak

Posted: 07/24/2014 - The Brazos Valley Bombers (31-12) fell 2-0 to the Acadiana Cane Cutters (23-20) Thursday night. “We’ve got to tip our hat to them tonight,” said head coach Curt Dixon. “Their pitchers did a good job—they kept us in their counts and off balance all night.”

Bombers Split Double Header with Texas Marshals

Posted: 07/23/2014 - The Brazos Valley Bombers (31-11) split a double header with the Texas Marshals (16-27) on Wednesday, taking the first seven inning game 3-2 and conceding the second 6-8.

Nottebrok Earns 2nd TCL Player of the Week Honors

Posted: 07/21/2014 - For the second time this season, Brazos Valley Bombers third baseman Logan Nottebrok earned Texas Collegiate League Player of the Week Honors. So far, Nottebrok is the only player in the TCL to receive the award twice this season.

Bombers sweep series with Acadiana after 5-3 win

Updated: 07/20/2014 - With their 13th straight home victory, the Brazos Valley Bombers (30-10) swept their two-game series with the Acadiana Cane Cutters (21-19) after a 5-3 victory Sunday night.

Texas A&M Unveils $16 Million Bright Complex Renovations As Players Report For Camp

Updated: 07/31/2014 - The renovations include custom seating for Hagner Auditorium, renovated position meeting rooms, an Adidas uniform display space, a custom lounge for players and an updated head coaches’ locker room and lounge. The locker room, the signature component of the renovation, includes a high-impact experience unlike anything else in collegiate athletics.

Texas A&M starts 2014 at No. 20 in Coaches Poll

Posted: 07/31/2014 - The Texas A&M football team was ranked No. 20 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll that was released on Thursday. The Aggies will open the 2014 season against No. 9 South Carolina in the debut college football game on the new SEC Network, and will face four other teams listed in the preseason Top 25: No. 2 Alabama, No. 5 Auburn, No. 13 LSU and No. 19 Ole Miss. The Aggies and Gamecocks will kickoff at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28 in Columbia, S.C.

Reimold powers Toronto past Houston 6-5

Posted: 07/31/2014 - Nolan Reimold hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the ninth, and the streaking Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.

Rangers get rare series win, 3-2 over Yankees

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Colby Lewis retired the last 13 batters he faced in seven strong innings and the Texas Rangers clinched their first series victory in a month, beating the New York Yankees 3-2 on Wednesday night.

Neale, Gillman lead Junior PGA at Miramont

Updated: 07/30/2014 - Gordon Neale shot a 7-under 64 on Wednesday at Miramont to top the boys' field in the Junior PGA Championship, and Kristen Gillman increased her lead to three strokes in the girls' division.

Keuchel gets early boost, leads Astros over A's

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Dallas Keuchel pitched a four-hitter and Robbie Grossman homered to cap a six-run first inning that sent the Houston Astros over the Oakland Athletics 8-1 Wednesday.

Cop once drew gun on squirrel-hunting QB Winston

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Police say Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun.

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