Logan Likes Lubbock
David will join brother, Clark at Texas Tech
For someone who initially didn’t have any interest in playing college football, Logan David has certainly taken great steps to secure his football future.
David joins his “little” brother Derek and former teammate LeRaven Clark in Lubbock with a verbal commitment to Texas Tech.
All three had different reasons for choosing Texas Tech. Full Story
Out on the pier, good fishing and interesting characters can be found
A grizzled, elderly fisherman (and former university professor) calling himself by his “nom de fishing pier,” Baitshack Ben, stood at the end of Bob Hall Pier looking at his line angling off into the Gulf of Mexico. When asked if he ever goes out on fishing boats, he says, “Boats! Full Story
Phillips drawn to the thrill of racing quad bike circuit
T he thrill of jumping through the air at a high rate of speed on
top of an ATV might not
appeal to most, but it is a way of life for 18-year-old Ryan Phillips.
The recent Rockdale High School graduate has been racing quads, better known as fourwheelers in these parts, for the last two years. Full Story
Scitern bags Texas-OK
Junior golf tournament
WICHI TA FA LL S— Carson Scitern of Caldwell won the 15- year old division of the Texas- Oklahoma Junior Golf Tournament by firing in a final round 70. Full Story
WE’RE GONNA NEED A BIGGER BOAT?
Rockdale basketball coach Dusty Loewe snagged this 6 1/2 foot, 150-pound bullshark at Matagorda Bay while trout fishing on vacation. It took 45 minutes to get the shark in the boat. Full Story
Martin receives Lone Star Awards from Houston Press Club
Sports Editor Bill Martin was awarded two Lone Star Journalism Awards by the Houston Press Club.
Martin’s column on Cooper’s Barbecue in Llano won first place in the sports story category. Full Story