Believe it or not, duck hunting here in Southeast Texas is still hit and miss. For example, the marsh down on the coast is holding big-time numbers of gadwall that are mixed in with a few pintails, teal and shovelers. The downside is that hunters west of Beaumont are finding very few birds.
Lamar University runners Verity Ockenden and Iliass Aouani closed out the season for the cross country team Nov. 21 when both competed at the NCAA Cross Country National Championships hosted at Tom Sawyer State Park by Louisville.
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