SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Peyton Manning gave himself a chance to have a Super ending to his career. Von Miller and the Denver defense made the plays to secure the title for the Broncos.
MAGNOLIA, Ark. — TWU junior Tori Bice fell one strike short of a no-hitter, and the Pioneers capped a second two-game sweep on the second day of the Southern Arkansas tournament Saturday. TWU defeated Lincoln 8-3, then run-ruled Southwest Baptist 9-1 in five innings.
North Texas used some tenacious defense to snap a five-game losing streak Thursday.
In a showdown for first place in District 5-5A, the Denton Lady Broncos tried to put their bad luck against Wichita Falls Rider over the past few years behind them by attempting to control play to frustrate the offensively gifted Lady Raiders.
AUBREY — The story for Krum was the conductor of its offense, point guard Nick Perches. The senior injured his right ankle last Friday in a win against Gainesville, sat out in Tuesday’s loss to Celina but came back strong for the important District 9-4A contest at Aubrey on Friday.
HOWE — Ponder dominated Howe 71-56 on the road to clinch its 11th straight district victory.
The Crownover Cowboys, behind the A-team scoring duo of Eli Stowers and Deuce Harmon, wrapped up the regular season with a 42-15 victory over Lake Dallas on Thursday night in seventh-grade basketball action.
As of a few weeks ago, Pilot Point’s DaCoven Bailey didn’t have too much in the way of offers, lacking in serious Division I interest. But that didn’t get Bailey down. He knew that one way or another he would be playing football for someone next year.
ARGYLE — Football has always been a big part of life for J.C. Chalk. Chalk is the grandson of well-known college player and coach Gene Stallings, so in many ways he was born with the game coursing through his veins. Chalk just needed to find where his athletic skill set fit best.
Seth Littrell made a big impression on one of his newest players a few days ago with a simple statement posted on his brand-new Twitter account. Littrell wrote about how much he enjoyed bowl season and vowed that this would be the last year North Texas wouldn’t participate.
Orianna Shillow didn’t hesitate a bit Saturday when she received a big opportunity to make an impact for North Texas. The freshman walk-on had played just two minutes all season for the Mean Green.
POTTSBORO — Boosting their district record to 10-0, the Ponder Lions dominated Pottsboro on the road for a 68-41 victory Tuesday.
The clock on putting together a 2016 recruiting class was already running down toward zero when Seth Littrell took over as North Texas’ coach.
On Tuesday against Azle, which is winless in District 5-5A play, Denton was forcing turnovers at its usual high rate.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — In an overcrowded room of eager coaches and school district officials, Ryan coach Dave Henigan positioned himself in front of a large projection screen.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — Braswell coach Cody Moore has a long list of things he wants to accomplish before the Bengals open their varsity football schedule in 2016.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS — For a guy who last week said he had no idea where his team would end up in the UIL’s biennial realignment, Lake Dallas coach Michael Young did a good job guessing prior to Monday’s unveiling.
Change is the keyword for what is facing Denton-area high schools following Monday's announcement of the UIL district realignment which begins with the 2016-17 school year and football season.
Heading into the weekend, North Texas had one player committed from Arizona Western College in defensive back Dontavious Baulkman.
Regina Woods characterizes the early stages of her basketball career at North Texas in simple terms.
Ryan has played without at least two of its starters in every game this season, yet continued to get solid play from the rest of its lineup and hadn’t lost heading into Friday’s District 5-6A game against Trophy Club Nelson.