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The day after Thanksgiving is known as the busiest shopping day of the year, but it’s also a day when the high school boys basketball season gets its unofficial start as the eighth annual Fred Williams Classic is held at Ozen High School on Nov. 23.
This year, five games are scheduled with doors opening at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 for the entire day. Ozen is at 3443 Fannett Road in Beaumont.
The first game on the docket is set with Port Arthur Memorial vs. West Orange-Stark at 2:30 p.m. Following the opener will be Class 4A No. 1 Ozen Lady Panthers vs. Houston Wheatley at 4 p.m.

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Spindletop Center (formerly Spindletop Mental Health, Mental Retardation) received a grant Wednesday, Nov. 14, to expand the scope of its treatment to help clients achieve better health, both mental and physical.

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 45-176, .255
Best Bets: 5-16, .312
Longshots: 6-15, .400
Top 3 picks in the $: .518

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 42-176, .238
Best Bets: 4-16, .250
Longshots: 2-14, .142
Top 3 picks in the $: .507

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 43-165, .260
Best Bets: 5-15, .333
Longshots: 5-14, .357
Top 3 picks in the $: .516

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 40-165, .242
Best Bets: 4-15, .266
Longshots: 1-13, .076
Top 3 picks in the $: .506

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Cody Williams says this upcoming fight with Thomas de Almeida is not about redemption. Despite a winning pro record in the MMA cage at 4-3, Williams is 0-3 when he fights on television — which he will do again this Friday, Nov. 16, at Legacy 14 on AXS TV at 9 p.m. inside the Arena Theatre in Houston.

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