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 By Doug Self    Sports    August 26, 2018

Dawgs Split Two in Texas to Open 2018 Volleyball Season

DENTON, Texas – The SWOSU Volleyball team opened the regular season on Friday by splitting a pair of matches at the Pioneer Classic. The Bulldogs claimed a dramatic comeback victory over tournament host Texas Woman's in the first match of the...

 

Suns Volleyball swept on final day of Peggy Martin Classic

WARRENSBURG, Mo.– Rilie Vote turned in a 17-kill afternoon, but the Arkansas Tech Golden Suns volleyball team (1-3) was unable to overcome a pair of efficient offenses, falling 3-1 to Drury (3-1) and 3-0 to Truman State (3-1) on the final day of th...

 

UAMVolleyball Splits Day at CBU Invitational

Memphis, Tenn. - The University of Arkansas at Monticello volleyball team continued play at the CBU Invitational Saturday, defeating Christian Brothers 3-2 in the first match, and falling to Kentucky Wesleyan in match two.  MATCH ONE Final set...

 

Volleyball Wins Two Saturday in Tarleton State Invitational

STEPHENVILLE, Texas – The Harding volleyball team defeated Southwest Baptist 3-0 (25-9, 25-20, 25-20) and Midwestern State 3-0 (25-12, 25-12, 25-18) Saturday on the final day of the Tarleton State Invitational. Harding improves to 3-1. Southwest...

 
 By Cyrus Wittig    Sports    August 26, 2018

Reddies Pick Up First Win of the Year in Day One of Washburn Invitational

Henderson State 3, William Jewell 0 TOPEKA, KS — Behind an 11 kill, 17 dig double-double from Courtney Bolf, and a combined 30 digs between Zuzana Ondruskova and Gigi Garramone, the Reddies nabbed their first win of the 2018 season with a 3-0...

 

OBU Volleyball's Frizzell-Kizer era Starts with a Pair of Sweeps

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Allison Frizzell-Kizer era of Ouachita volleyball could not have gotten off to a better start as the Tigers sweep Auburn-Montgomery and Lemoyne-Owen College on day one of the Alabama Huntsville Classic. The Tigers won every f...

 

SAU Volleyball splits Day 1 of Dr. Margaret Downing Invitational; sweep Union, drop 5-setter to UTPB

MAGNOLIA, Ark. ­– The Southern Arkansas Volleyball team opened up their 2018 campaign in front of the home crowd on Friday as they played a pair of matches in the opening day of the Second-Annual Dr. Margaret Downing Volleyball Invitational. SAU...

 

Bronchos Volleyball Falls In Tarleton Tourney

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (Aug. 25) – Central Oklahoma made 20 hitting errors and fell to Texas A&M-Commerce on the second day of the Tarleton State Invitational here Saturday. The No. 16-ranked Bronchos took the first set 25-21 only to see the Lions...

 

No. 7 Regis bounces back with 3-1 win over No. 5 Western Washington

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Day two of the West Florida Invitational featured a matchup between the No. 7 ranked Regis University volleyball team (1-2) and No. 5 Western Washington University (0-3). Regis downed the Vikings 3-1 for their first win of the...

 
 By Rob White    Sports    August 26, 2018

MSUDenverVB: Roadrunners Start Fast, but Can't Finish in Falling to Central Washington

ELLENSBURG, Wash. – After a promising start, the Metropolitan State University of Denver volleyball team couldn't hold off host Central Washington on Friday night and dropped to 0-2 to start the season. The Roadrunners claimed the first set but cou...

 

Emporia State Volleyball falls 3-0 to West Texas A&M in the Lady Buffs Classic

August 25, 2018- Emporia State Volleyball fell 3-0 to West Texas A&M in their third game of the Lady Buffs Classic in Canyon, TX. In set one the Hornets jumped out to an early 7-2 lead and held the lead until the Lady Buffs were able to tie the game...

 

Southwest Baptist Volleyball Battles Hard in Second Day of Tarleton State Tournament

Stephenville, TX - On Saturday August 25th, the Bearcat Volleyball Team fought hard against Harding University and Black Hills State University, but couldn't come out on top. The losses bring their record to 0-4 on the year. In game one, SBU took on...

 

Oklahoma dedicates center named for Blake Griffin family

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Blake Griffin stood inside the new performance center on the campus where he once starred and knew this project went far beyond him. The former Oklahoma star was on hand Saturday for the dedication of the Griffin Family...

 

Oklahoma awards first medical marijuana patient licenses

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health started awarding medical marijuana patient licenses on Saturday. The online application system went live at 10 a.m. Saturday at www.OMMA.ok.gov for all potential medical marijuana patient...

 

Lethal injection or gas? Alabama's death row gets to choose

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Some say inhaling nitrogen gas would be like dying on a plane that depressurizes in flight, swiftly killing all aboard. Now more than a quarter of Alabama's death row inmates have signed statements saying they would prefer...

 

Texas criminal justice reforms offer lessons for Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawmakers in Texas say their efforts to reduce prison sizes and costs offer lessons for Oklahoma, where corrections officials are seeking hundreds of millions of dollars to build new ones. Texas built $2 billion in prisons to...

 

Moose population has swelled at Colorado national park

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Holzwarth Historic Site in the Kawuneeche Valley on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park is unusually quiet for a mid-August night. At the height of summer tourist season, the park attracts hordes of...

 

Manure becoming a fast-growing industry

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A giant brown cloud billowed from the back of a truck as a crowd of onlookers watched, some taking video as it settled into the earth. Those recently gathered behind caution tape were either curious or prospecting, checking...

 

Wisconsin community farm programs adapt amid changing market

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tim Huth loads up his truck with vegetables, meat and other food twice a week and drives it to two distribution sites in the Milwaukee area. There, members of his organic community-supported agriculture farm in the town of Sugar...

 

Found pipe bomb brought to police station prompts evacuation

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police say a city hall in southeastern Kansas was evacuated after someone brought in a pipe bomb found on rental property. Police in Arkansas City say the person was cleaning a rental property when he discovered the...

 

Kansas City police say 1 man shot dead, another arrested

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City say a teen has been shot to death blocks from the Kansas City zoo, and another man has been arrested. Police say officers were patrolling the area west of the zoo, at the Foxtown East neighborhood,...

 

Kansas GOP centrists warned against endorsing challengers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Moderate Republicans in Kansas find themselves in an awkward position of whether to stay silent on Kris Kobach's gubernatorial nomination or endorse one of his competitors and face potential GOP-led repercussions. The conundrum...

 

Hold the Mayo! Florida town is changing its name temporarily

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mayo, Florida is holding the mayo, at least for a few days. The mayor of this tiny town of less than 1,500 residents, located where Florida's Panhandle morphs into a peninsula, is announcing Saturday that the city is switching...

 

KU Band Day canceled for first time in 70 years

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — For the first time in 70 years, the University of Kansas Band day will not occur. The Lawrence Journal World reported Friday that the event has been canceled this year. The tradition was that regional high school marching...

 

Convicted Kansas methamphetamine dealer granted probation

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A 36-year-old woman who was facing nearly 13 years in prison for dealing methamphetamine was given probation by a judge who said she had made significant progress in dealing with her drug addiction. Sarah McHaley, of...

 

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