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Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
Winners: 20-63, .317
Best Bets: 3-5, .600
Longshots: 5-7, .714
Top 3 picks in the $: .518

Morning Line (opening odds)
Winners: 19-63, .301
Best Bets: 5-9, .555
Top 3 picks in the $: .491

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Bellator MMA event 117 will take place from the Mid-American Center in Council Bluffs, IA, on Friday, April 18 with the first fight taking place at 6 p.m. and streaming live on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 8 p.m. and will air on Spike TV.

Main Card (Spike TV, 8pm)

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The Kelly Bulldogs boys’ golf team finished fourth at the TAPPS Regional Tournament on April 15 at the Gleannloch Pines Golf Club in Spring. With the finish, the team will play in the TAPPS State Golf Tournament on April 28-29 at Wildflower Country Club in Temple.

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Little Cypress-Mauriceville head baseball coach Steve Griffith reached a milestone Thursday night as he recorded his 500th win as a head coach when his Bears defeated Lumberton, 4-0, at Don Gibbens Field.

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Since having the interim tag removed from his title Lamar head basketball coach Tic Price has been busy getting his team ready for the 2014-15 season. That work has consisted of recruiting and putting together a coaching staff. Part of that work was completed Wednesday when Price announced the hiring of Anthony Anderson, Robert Kummer and Antonio Madlock as assistant coaches.

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