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Baseball: Calling his shot

It was an ordinary weekday morning and Jared McClure was rummaging through his mother’s attic in search of two photos taken in 1992 at one of his 12-and-under baseball games.

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Logano powers past Gordon in wild Monday finish at TMS

FORT WORTH — Joey Logano had a comfortable lead and was less than half a lap from taking the white flag Monday when a debris caution flew, setting up an overtime finish at Texas Motor Speedway.

Gymnastics: Gymnasts earn honors at meet

Two members of Achievers Gymnastics earned three state titles in the Level 6 division, while four members in the Level 7 division qualified for the USA Gymnastic Regionals during competition at the USA Gymnastics state meet in Houston.

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Golf: Guyer band boosters to host tourney

The Guyer Band Booster Club will host a golf tournament at Oakmont Country Club on April 7.

Gymnastics: Five from Achievers advance

Five members of Achievers Gymnastics have qualified for the USA Gymnastics Level 9/10 regional meet after competing recently in the state competition.

Gymnastics: Achievers entrants qualify for regionals

Achievers Gymnastics finished seventh and four gymnasts qualified for the regional meet during the USA Gymnastics Texas Level 8 State Championships last weekend in The Woodlands.

Boys basketball: Krueger named all-state in Arkansas

Cash Krueger, a junior at Subiaco Preparatory Academy in Subiaco, Ark., was named a first-team all-stater. Krueger has been a starter for the Subacio Trojans since he was a freshman.

Motor sports: Pilot Point's Richardson running partial schedule

Robert Richardson Jr. is chasing a better result in his second NASCAR Nationwide Series start of the season, not to mention a little more time on the track.

Gymnastics: Achiever’s Gymnastics earns nine titles

Achiever’s Gymnastics grabbed nine event championships recently in the Anna Brasher Invitational and had several other strong finishes in the final invitational meet of the season.

DRC football preview honored

The Denton Record-Chronicle’s preseason football magazine earned national recognition for a sixth straight year.

Water polo: City teams earn victories at tourney

THE COLONY — The Denton Broncos had matches against the North Texas Thunder and Dallas St. Mark’s at the Flower Mound Spring Classic over the weekend at the Lewisville school district’s Aquatic Center.

Winter Olympics: Quinn’s sled in 11th after two runs

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Alexander Zubkov has company in his pursuit of Olympic history. More than the Russian probably expected. Definitely more than he wanted.

Olympics: Malone fails to qualify in 500 meters

SOCHI, Russia — Denton native Jordan Malone’s hopes of earning an Olympic medal now rest totally on the 5,000-meter short track speed skating relay following Tuesday’s 500-meter heat races at the Sochi Olympics.

Motor sports: Full debut of Big Hoss reserved for Cup race

FORT WORTH — The star of Texas Motor Speedway’s spring race weekend won’t take its best act to the stage until the day of the big show.

Winter Olympics: Malone, relay squad advance

SOCHI, Russia — Denton native Jordan Malone’s hopes of winning gold at the Winter Olympics remained intact following Thursday’s semifinals in the 5,000-meter short track speedskating relay.

Winter Olympics: UNT Hall of Famer Quinn going for bobsled gold

Matt Phillips was in the early stages of his career as a North Texas quarterback when he noticed the extremes that teammate Johnny Quinn would go to in the hopes of maximizing his potential as an athlete.

Winter Olympics: Denton’s Malone back for encore

Denton’s Jordan Malone, a bronze medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Games, had no guarantees he would end up here — headed to Sochi for his Winter Olympic sequel.

X Games: Moore attends tribute after finishing third

ASPEN, Colo. — The video on the big screen choked up Krum snowmobiler Colten Moore. So, too, did his father’s speech and the row of riders revving their engines.

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Winter Olympics: Quinn named to U.S. team

Former North Texas wide receiver Johnny Quinn was named to the U.S. Olympic bobsled team on Sunday.

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Speedskating: Denton’s Malone earns spot on U.S. Olympic team

For Denton’s Jordan Malone, 2014 has gotten off to a very good start. On Sunday, Malone learned he had officially earned a spot on the U.S. speedskating team for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, next month. On Saturday, Malone fell in the quarterfinals of the second 1,000 and withdrew from the ensuing rounds knowing that he had accumulated enough points to secure an Olympic berth.

Steer wrestling: Ponder’s Bray Armes average championship

LAS VEGAS – The average championship at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is the second most coveted award in the sport, trailing only the world title.

Motor sports: Vettel wins 8th straight

AUSTIN — Sebastian Vettel, already with so much success in a relatively young career, added a major record to his resume Sunday when he won the United States Grand Prix for his eighth consecutive victory.

Motor sports: Vettel grabs pole in Austin

AUSTIN — Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel continued his amazing season Saturday at Circuit of the Americas, crossing the finish line as the last driver to post a qualifying lap and knocking teammate Mark Webber off the pole for today’s United States Grand Prix.

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Bronco reunion

Denton High graduates, left to right, Charles Boosa (2012), Dentton Hudspeth (2011) and Ryan Duggan (2012) share some Bronco pride after their NAIA game Saturday in McPherson, Kan.

Motor sports: Johnson breaks deadlock with sixth victory of season

FORT WORTH — What started as a duel between pole winner Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson briefly turned into a battle between Sprint Cup Series points leaders Johnson and Matt Kenseth, but a key mistake by Kenseth changed the complexion of Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Motor sports: ‘Big Hoss’ coming to TMS

FORT WORTH — The world’s largest high-definition video board is coming to Denton County. Texas Motor Speedway announced Monday night that the track will install a 218-foot-by-94-foot HD board in time for the 2014 season. Named “Big Hoss,” the TMS display will measure 20,633 square feet and will be placed in the center of the backstretch, with its back to Interstate 35W.

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Atwood defends Blowout title

Defending champion Cody Atwood, picked up his second buckle in as many years for his high-point ride over the three-day North Texas Fair and Rodeo Bull Blowout.

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Houston rider places first

A sellout crowd was treated to an exciting night of bull riding Friday at the North Texas Fair and Rodeo. Cowboys from across the country tried their best to make eight seconds and claim their share of...

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Bull Blowout begins

Thursday’s first performance of the three-day Bull Blowout and cowboy protection match at the North Texas Fair and Rodeo featured two competitions. The first — the traditional format of bulls versus riders...

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Mansfield duo go 1-2 in breakaway roping

Wednesday night was the second night of the annual 21 and Under Rodeo at the North Texas Fair and Rodeo with contestants from across Texas and Oklahoma competing for cash and bragging rights.

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Motley wins two youth events

Tuesday was the first night of the 21-and-under rodeo at the North Texas Fair and Rodeo, featuring talented young cowboys and cowgirls competing in the same events the professionals do.

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Working cowboys show skills

Area ranches competed Monday night in the annual Invitational Ranch Rodeo at the North Texas Fair and Rodeo.

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PRCA entrants shine in finale

Sunday was the final night of PRCA action at the North Texas Fair and Rodeo. With a record crowd in attendance, professional cowboys and cowgirls from across the nation closed out the weekend with one of the best performances at the fair in recent years.

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Attendance high for PRCA event

The second night of the North Texas Fair and Rodeo opened to a standing room only crowd on Saturday.

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Fair opens with PRCA rodeo

Cool temperatures drew a record crowd for the inaugural performance of the 2013 North Texas Fair and Rodeo on Friday night, featuring the cowboys and cowgirls of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

Hunter Dozier promoted to Class A Lexington

Former Denton and Stephen F. Austin standout Hunter Dozier continued his journey toward the major leagues Monday when the Kansas City Royals announced his transfer to the Class A Lexington Legends. Dozier,...

2014 may be Malone’s last shot at gold

Denton native and speedskater Jordan Malone is working long hours training to prepare for what he expects to be his last Olympic run for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.

Motor sports: Helio pulls away for win

FORT WORTH — Helio Castroneves battled fellow points leader Marco Andretti for the lead during a round of green-flag pit stops Saturday night and pulled away to win the Firestone 550K at Texas Motor Speedway.

Baseball: Dodgers select Guyer product Rhame

Jacob Rhame waited a little longer than he’d hoped to hear his name called during the second day of baseball’s First-Year Player Draft on Friday afternoon.

Motor sports: Quiroga seeks win north of border

FORT WORTH — Like any professional athlete, German Quiroga has goals. Some of them involve doing something that hasn’t been done before. The path to reaching those objectives led Quiroga to Denton County on a warm afternoon in late April.

Baseball: Dozier goes at No. 8

Many experts predicted Stephen F. Austin shortstop and former Denton Bronco Hunter Dozier was going to be drafted. It was only a matter of when.

Sailing: Local yacht club sets annual flagship regatta

In 1956, a small group of sailboat enthusiasts who had been members of the Dallas Yacht Club at White Rock Lake decided to start a new club on Lewisville Lake, and the Dallas Corinthian Yacht Club was established. Now, 57 years later, the club is still going strong and preparing to play host to its biggest event of the year, the annual flagship regatta with a new name and a different direction for the proceeds.

Top-10 cowboys to battle in Denton

Two members of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s top 10 in tie-down roping will square off at the eighth annual Gordie Moore “Bubblegum” Memorial Roping event Saturday at Diamond T Arena.

Motor sports: Team shows Army vet its appreciation with special treat

FORT WORTH — Fabian Hall served his country overseas as a staff sergeant in the Army, and this weekend Richard Petty Motorsports showed its appreciation.