ARLINGTON — Derek Holland noticed how quiet it suddenly got after the final pitch of his eighth career shutout for the Texas Rangers. Everyone was briefly distracted as Baltimore slugger Chris Davis’ bat helicoptered toward the right-field line after a big swing-and-miss, an appropriate ending for the slumping Orioles.
ALLEN — After last season’s opening game against top-ranked Allen proved to be a coming-out party for Guyer quarterback Shawn Robinson, the 2015 edition proved to be the same for an experience-rich Allen...
North Texas doesn’t get many opportunities to host a Big 12 team at the Mean Green Soccer Complex.
Former local volleyball standout Madeline Mayer recently traveled to Pula, Croatia, to play in the European Global Challenge with select team Bring It Promotion-Southeastern U22, comprising 12 players from NCAA Divisions I, II and III. Mayer, at far left on the top row, was one of the three middle blockers on the squad. She starred for Guyer before transferring to Calvary, leading the Lions to TAPPS Class 2A championships in 2012 and 2013. She is entering her sophomore season at East Central. Mayer’s team was eliminated by the 20-and-under U.S. national team and finished seventh out of 14 teams that the tournament, which featured junior national teams from Hungary, Israel and Italy and club teams from Slovenia and Italy.