Sports

A trio of Southeast Texas high school softball talents jotted their signatures on the line as they joined Lamar State College – Port Arthur’s Seahawks during two separate ceremonies Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Rebekah Blanda and Colleen Brown, both of Beaumont West Brook High School, signed their letters of intent Tuesday morning in the school’s library while family, friends and a happy group of Lamar State-Port Arthur coaches looked on.

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Punter Kollin Kahler and defensive lineman Logan Moss were both named to the Southland Conference All-Academic Football Team.

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 142-478, .297
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Longshots: 11-39, .282
Top 3 picks in the $: .516

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 138-478, .288
Best Bets: 18-43, .418
Longshots: 8-42, .190
Top 3 picks in the $: .512

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
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Best Bets: 14-38, .368
Longshots: 11-38, .289
Top 3 picks in the $: .517

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 133-468, .284
Best Bets: 18-42, .428
Longshots: 8-41, .195
Top 3 picks in the $: .510

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Barring Jerry Jones going completely bonkers in his search for more “Gloryhole” and moving the Cowboys to Arkansas, the Dallas Cowboys will always be the No. 1 team in Texas in the eyes of most who live here.

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 137-458, .299
Best Bets: 14-37, .378
Longshots: 11-37, .297
Top 3 picks in the $: .515

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 131-458, .286
Best Bets: 18-41, .439
Longshots: 8-40, .200
Top 3 picks in the $: .507

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Delta Downs hosted two inaugural stakes last weekend and King Henny, who actually finished second, was moved up to first when Mr. Bandini’s Band was disqualified from first to fourth after interference around the final turn in the $100,000 Big Drama Stakes on Jan. 5.

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PORT ARTHUR – After a heartbreaking loss to Navarro College, the Lamar State College-Port Arthur Seahawks return home Wednesday, Jan. 9, to try to break a two-game losing skid as they take on Kilgore College in Region XIV action.

Tipoff for tonight’s game is 7 p.m. at the Carl Parker Center on the campus of Lamar State.

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CORSICANA – With the game tied and possession of the ball, Lamar State College – Port Arthur men's basketball team held its fate in its own hands … then it disappeared just as quickly. A turnover by the Seahawks with 2.1 seconds left and a buzzer-beating basket by Navarro handed the Bulldogs an 81-79 win in overtime Saturday, Jan. 5.

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Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)

Winners: 134-448, .299
Best Bets: 14-36, .388
Longshots: 10-36, .277
Top 3 picks in the $: .516

Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 128-448, .285
Best Bets: 17-40, .425
Longshots: 8-39, .205
Top 3 picks in the $: .506

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