Sports News

It’s easy to buy great Christmas gifts for hunters.

Christmas will be here before you know it, and I’m guessing that a whole lot of you haven’t finished shopping, especially if you’re looking for the best hunting gifts. With that in mind, I’ve put together a list that might make your shopping a little easier.

Kirby Nature Trail

Start your year off on the right foot with a hike in the Big Thicket. Saturday, Jan. 2, preserve staff will lead a guided walk on the Kirby Nature Trail and Sandhill Loop Trail.

Kevin Booze and Kiara Desamours (inset)

It will be a weekend full of Lamar basketball beginning Thursday, Dec. 17, with the Lady Cards (2-6) hosting Texas A&M-Kingsville at 7 p.m. The men (5-4) will host Jarvis Christian on Friday, Dec. 18, at noon then Texas Lutheran on Monday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m.


Wrangler National Rodeo in Las Vegas









Chad Cooper
Winners: 119-347, 34.2% (Average price per winner: $5.71)
Best Bets: 9-16, 56.2%

Longshots (hitting the board): 10-17, 58.8%
Top 3 picks in the $: 53.6%


Wednesday, Dec. 16
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