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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 245-762 (.321)
Best Bets: 34-75 (.453)
Longshots: 44-106 (.415)
Top 3 picks in the $: .528

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 226-762 (.296)
Best Bets: 92-212 (.433)
Longshots: 25-81 (.308)
Top 3 picks in the $: .508

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 224-762 (.293)
Best Bets: 10-32 (.312)
Longshots: 19-49 (.387)
Top 3 picks in the $: .523

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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 241-751 (.320)
Best Bets: 33-74 (.444)
Longshots: 44-105 (.419)
Top 3 picks in the $: .530

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 222-751 (.295)
Best Bets: 91-210 (.433)
Longshots: 25-81 (.308)
Top 3 picks in the $: .508

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 220-751 (.292)
Best Bets: 10-32 (.312)
Longshots: 19-49 (.387)
Top 3 picks in the $: .523

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Oh, what a season it was.

The Lamar State Seahawks completed one of the most magical and improbable runs in JUCO history this season after a 1-2 finish in the JUCO National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas last week. The Seahawks lost their first game to Monroe College out of the Bronx, 70-52, wound up beating then-#1 ranked Missouri State 69-62 in the next game before narrow 66-63 loss to Cape Fear Community College out of North Carolina. 

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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 237-741 (.319)
Best Bets: 33-74 (.444)
Longshots: 33-103 (.317)
Top 3 picks in the $: .531

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 220-741 (.296)
Best Bets: 90-208 (.432)
Longshots: 25-81 (.308)
Top 3 picks in the $: .508

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 218-741 (.294)
Best Bets: 9-31 (.294)
Longshots: 18-48 (.375)
Top 3 picks in the $: .523

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In the week since the Steve Roccaforte Era ended, the names that have been bandied about by local media and fans as the next Lamar basketball coach really make you wonder if everybody just wants more of the same.

Some of the names that have been mentioned are Pat Knight, who went 1-1 against Lamar at Tech and Alvin Brooks, the former Lamar player who did zero as the head coach at the University of Houston.

If the powers that be at Lamar hire one of these also-rans, expect an extension of the era of staleness.

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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 235-731 (.321)
Best Bets: 33-73 (.452)
Longshots: 41-101 (.405)
Top 3 picks in the $: .530

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 218-731 (.298)
Best Bets: 89-204 (.436)
Longshots: 25-81 (.308)
Top 3 picks in the $: .508

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 216-731 (.295)
Best Bets: 9-31 (.290)
Longshots: 18-48 (.375)
Top 3 picks in the $: .523

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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 229-720 (.318)
Best Bets: 32-72 (.444)
Longshots: 38-98 (.387)
Top 3 picks in the $: .527

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 213-720 (.295)
Best Bets: 86-199 (.432)
Longshots: 25-81 (.308)
Top 3 picks in the $: .505

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 212-720 (.294)
Best Bets: 9-30 (.300)
Longshots: 18-48 (.375)
Top 3 picks in the $: .519

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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 225-709 (.317)
Best Bets: 32-72 (.444)
Longshots: 37-97 (.381)
Top 3 picks in the $: .524

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 211-709 (.297)
Best Bets: 85-194 (.438)
Longshots: 25-81 (.308)
Top 3 picks in the $: .504

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 208-709 (.293)
Best Bets: 9-29 (.310)
Longshots: 18-47 (.382)
Top 3 picks in the $: .517

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After coaching for 43 years, West Orange-Stark high school football coach Dan R. Hooks has retired. 

Hooks, 72, announced on Friday that he accepted an incentive package offered by the West Orange-Stark school district, which means he will receive 10 percent of his $80,394.60 salary. His last day will be June 30.

In 30 years as a head coach, Hooks' overall record was 283-75-2 with a career winning percentage of .794. He won back to back 4A state titles in 1986-87, won 17 district in 29 seasons at WO-S and had a playoff record of 37-19.

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Nutty Jerry's Entertainment Complex in Winnie announced they will host four indoor football games beginning April 1 as the Houston Stallions of the Houston based Southern Indoor Football League will play four of their home games at the facility.

Their home arena is H&P Arena, which is located on the campus of Texas Southern University in Houston.

The four games scheduled for Nutty Jerry's:

-Friday, April 1 vs. Rio Grande Valley Magic

-Monday, April 25 vs. Corpus Christi Hammerheads

-Saturday, May 7 vs. Abilene Roughriders

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