We finally got a decent cool front through Texas this past weekend, and hopefully that will jumpstart fishing and hunting prospects in East and Southeast Texas. The summer-like weather we’ve had up until this past Sunday has definitely put a damper on bow hunting for deer. And it’s also made building deer blinds for the Nov. 7 gun season opener on deer a hot and sweaty job.
It’s just a few days into the 2015-16 thoroughbred season at Delta Downs in Vinton, La., and the track will host two important stakes races this weekend, $200,000 Jean Lafitte and the $100,000 My Trusty Cat.
Lamar University junior running back Kade Harrington has been named Stats FCS National Offensive Player of the Week, as well as the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week, which was his third honor this season.
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