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Local Sports Headlines – Weather Forces Postponements in Baseball, Softball

While we are always thankful for rain, it does tend to cause problems with baseball and softball games this time of year.

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Here’s a list of the postponements:

Amarillo High vs Hereford BASEBALL at Hereford is rescheduled for Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Caprock vs Palo Duro BASEBALL at Caprock is rescheduled for Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Amarillo High vs Dumas SOFTBALL at AHS is rescheduled for Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
Palo Duro vs Randal SOFTBALL at Randall is rescheduled for Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Caprock vs Hereford SOFTBALL at Hereford has been rescheduled for Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
Canyon SOFTBALL at Plainview has been rescheduled to Thursday: at 6:30 pm
Randall vs Canyon BASEBALL is rescheduled for Thursday @ 5 PM in Canyon.

– The West Texas A&M softball game at Lubbock Christian scheduled for Tuesday was cancelled.

– West Texas A&M junior Marshall Kasowski has earned Lone Star Conference Pitcher of the Week honors for the third time this season. In a 2-1 win at Eastern New
Mexico last Friday, Kasowski fanned 17 batters in 7.1 innings as he took a no-hitter into the seventh inning. He ended up allowing two hits, one earned run and
walked five. The 17 strikeouts ties the school-record for strikeouts in a game.

– West Texas A&M sophomore infielder Kourtney Coveney has been named the Lone Star Conference Hitter of the Week. Coveney had a big weekend for the #12 Lady
Buffs in a sweep of Midwestern State. In three games, Coveney hit .667 with a double, triple and two homeruns to drive in six runs with 15 total bases with a
walk and no strikeouts.

– Senior guard Frank Mason III of Kansas was the only unanimous selection to the 2016-17 AP All-America team announced yesterday, receiving all first-team votes
from the same 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly AP Top 25. The rest of the All-America team includes guards Josh Hart of Villanova and Lonzo
Ball of UCLA, plus forwards Caleb Swanigan of Purdue and Justin Jackson of North Carolina. Votes were based on the regular season and conference tournaments.

Making the 2nd team was Nigel Williams-Goss of Gonzaga along with fellow juniors Dillon Brooks of Oregon and Johnathan Motley of Baylor, sophomore Luke Kennard
of Duke and freshman Malik Monk of Kentucky.

– Dallas Cowboys Tight End Jason Witten quieted speculation about his future on Tuesday by signing a four-year contract extension to remain with the Cowboys
through 2021. The 2017 season will be Witten’s 15th with the Cowboys, tying him with Ed “Too Tall” Jones, Bill Bates and Mark Tuinei for the longest tenure with
the team.

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