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.
FORT WORTH — Fabian Hall served his country overseas as a staff sergeant in the Army, and this weekend Richard Petty Motorsports showed its appreciation.
Little Elm High School and Armed & Dangerous Football will co-sponsor two offensive skills camps for quarterbacks April 13 and 14 at Little Elm.
Ryan alumnus and Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Javy Guerra will pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic. Guerra, who was drafted by the National League team out of Ryan in 2004, is one of six Dodgers who will join their respective teams in the WBC. Play in the Arizona bracket begins today.
After a one-year hiatus, Jarvis Moss isn’t ready to give up his chance at playing football at its highest level. Moss, a Ryan graduate and Denton native, tried out for the Cowboys on Wednesday, according to a news release on the team’s website.
Whistles echoed off the walls and collided with the cheers of the fans who packed the House of Quad for some highly competitive roller derby action. On the track, four teams would face off in two bouts — skating, blocking, scoring points for their respective teams.
Seth Herrmann, a seventh-grader at Calhoun Middle School, has qualified for this summer’s State Games of America after capturing two gold medals and one silver at the Texas Amateur Athletes Federation Winter Games last weekend.
LAS VEGAS – It was an emotional conclusion to the 2012 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo for steer wrestler Bray Armes. In his first qualification to Pro Rodeo’s grand championship, Armes put on quite a show. He placed in five go-rounds and put his stamp on the NFR with a 3.5-second run to finish second in Saturday’s 10 go-round. He also placed fourth in the average with a 10-round cumulative time of 55.2 seconds.
The future of rodeo was featured Tuesday night in the first of two performances of the 21 & Under Youth rodeo at the North Texas State Fair & Rodeo.
The third and final PRCA rodeo performance at the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo saw temperatures in the 70’s that brought a record crowd out to the fairgrounds for a Sunday night. The arena conditions were also improved by Saturday’s rains leading to some near record times and some stellar performances by both the stock and the cowboys.
ARLINGTON — For the seventh time this season, highly touted Japanese rookie Yu Darvish took the mound at home. And for the seventh time this season, Darvish added a victory to his record to remain blemish-free in Arlington.
One week after the 15 seconds that made Dave Barnett part of the national conversation, the Rangers television broadcaster says he has no memory of the incident. “Surreal,” he said Monday afternoon, is the best way to describe the blip in a stellar 31 years of calling play-by-play.
Former Denton standout Aaron Baker was named the Carolina League Player of the Week for June 18-24.
FORT WORTH — Justin Wilson scooted into the lead with 1 1/2 laps to go Saturday night after Graham Rahal scraped the wall, and the Englishman won the Firestone 550K at Texas Motor Speedway.
FORT WORTH — Dario Franchitti doesn’t think Takuma Sato had much choice but to make his failed attempt at a pass for the lead on the last lap of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
Dillon White will lead a large group of Denton-area competitors into the North Texas High School Rodeo Association Finals this weekend but he won’t be feeling the pressure the other competitors will be under.
Brianna Richardson of Corinth and MacKenzie Packer of Lewisville have qualified for the USA Gymnastics Western National Championships this weekend in Boise, Idaho.
Pilot Point’s Hannah Miller, 15, competed last weekend in the Texas State Power Tumbling and Trampoline meet in Brownwood and finished first in double mini, second in tumbling and sixth in trampoline. The win earned Miller her sixth gold medal in state competition.
FORT WORTH — Pilot Point resident Robert Richardson Jr. is a Nationwide Series racer, but he was at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night as his father’s R3 Motorsports team fielded a car in the Samsung Mobile 500.
Pilot Point resident Robert Richardson Jr. is attempting to make his third consecutive Daytona 500, and his quest begins today with two laps of pole qualifying in Daytona Beach, Fla.