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Quick Dagger

Multiple stakes winning sprinter Heitai was upset July 25 at Evangeline Downs by Quick Dagger in the $75,000 Turf Express.

Lamar Loop, dance team, cheer squad, Jessie Mudd and Will Hibbs

Lamar spirit teams

The Lamar University Spirit Team, consisting of the LU Cheer Squad and the LU Dance Team, brought home several awards after attending the Universal Cheerleaders Association and Universal Dance Association Collegiate Camp held July 10-13 at Texas State University in San Marcos.

The dove season opener is Sept. 1, 2015.

The dove season opener in the Central Zone is set for Sept. 1, and in case you haven’t looked at the calendar, that’s a Tuesday. That’s a little bit odd, but the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has opted to keep the opener on the traditional day of Sept. 1.








Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
Winners: 212-594, .356
Best Bets: 14-24, .583
Longshots (hitting the board): 25-43, .581
Top 3 picks in the $: .552

Morning Line (opening odds)
Winners: 196-594, .329
Best Bets (9/5 or lower): 26-47, .553
Top 3 picks in the $: .540