UTRGV baseball drops series opener against New Mexico State
UTRGV REPORTSThe UTRGV baseball team fell 11-8 to the New Mexico State Aggies in the series opener on Friday at Presley Askew Field. Junior Bryan Sturges then followed with a two-run single that gave the Vaqueros the 3-2 lead which also knocked out starter Cade Swenson. Graduate student Freddy Rojas Jr. then weclomed reliever Frank Dickson IV with a three-run home run that extended UTRGV’s lead to 6-2. Logan Gallina drove in Kevin Jimenez with an RBI single. After a walk and a strikeout, Cal Kilgore delivered a two-run double to right field that cut the Vaqueros lead to 6-5.myrgv.com
UTRGV women’s basketball adds road game against No. 9 Texas
The UTRGV women’s basketball team added a nonconference game against No. 9 Texas at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, after having its Western Athletic Conference game at New Mexico State postponed due to COVID concerns within the Aggies program, UTRGV announced Friday. The game will air live on the Longhorn Network. This will be the first matchup between the programs since Nov. 20, 2019, when the Vaqueros visited the Frank Erwin Center. The Vaqueros (5-8, 1-1) snapped a three-game losing streak with a win against Grand Canyon on Thursday, while the Longhorns (10-2, 1-1) lost to Texas Tech on Wednesday.myrgv.com
QB King out for No. 7 A&M after surgery to repair broken leg
Texas A&M quarterback Haynes King is out indefinitely after having surgery to repair his broken right leg, suffered early in the seventh-ranked Aggies' 10-7 win at Colorado over the weekend. Coach Jimbo Fisher said Monday that King’s surgery to repair a broken tibia went well but that there is no timeline for his return. “When you’re healed, you’re healed," Fisher said.news.yahoo.com
Longhorns’ Sarkisian, Aggies’ Fisher attend annual THSCA convention in San Antonio
Two of Texas' top collegiate football coaches -- Longhorns head coach Steve Sarkisian and Aggies head coach Jimbo Fisher -- were in San Antonio on Sunday addressing 15,000 coaches attending the annual Texas High School Coaches Association convention.
‘We’re here to win’: Head coach Jimbo Fisher breaks down Aggies’ 2020 season, DeMarvin Leal, future expectations
After posting his best season at the helm of the Aggies football program, Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher sits down with KSAT's Greg Simmons to discuss the self-described toughest season of his coaching career, Judson alumnus and defensive lineman DeMarvin Leal's growth, and his expectations for the future of the team as they prepare for the 2021 season.
Aggies reach best-ever ranking of No. 2 in women's AP Top 25
2, its highest ranking ever in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll, a day after winning its first Southeastern Conference regular-season title. 5 South Carolina on Sunday to win the conference title and then moved up a spot in the Top 25. AdBaylor, South Carolina, Maryland, UCLA and Indiana were the next five. The Aggies snapped a seven-game losing streak to South Carolina on Sunday. ___More AP women’s college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/womens-college-basketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
No. 3 A&M beats No. 5 South Carolina 65-57 for SEC title
Aaliyah Wilson scored 17 points and N’dea Jones added 16 to lead Texas A&M to a 65-57 win over fifth-ranked South Carolina to give the Aggies their first regular-season Southeastern Conference title. Texas A&M (22-1, 13-1 SEC) snapped a seven-game skid against South Carolina and finished the season 13-0 at home after playing in front of a season-high 2,700 on Sunday. The Aggies outscored South Carolina (19-4, 14-2) 19-8 in the third quarter to take a commanding lead before the Gamecocks get back in it late. AdThe Aggies added a basket after that before South Carolina got its first field goal of the second half on a layup by Lele Grissett a few seconds later. A 5-0 run by Texas A&M, with another 3 by Nixon, came next to make it 52-37 and spur South Carolina Staley to call a timeout.
The Latest: Virus scraps Arkansas-A&M game; Aggies on pause
There is no need to worry about geography in this year's NCAA Tournament. The Aggies said Friday they were prepared to play the home game with a limited roster, but a new positive COVID-19 test along with subsequent contact tracing forced the postponement. Arkansas coach Eric Musselman said his team found out about the postponement while boarding the bus to travel to College Station. Musselman says his team is working with the Southeastern Conference to see if it can add a nonconference game. ___A limited number of fans will be allowed to attend all rounds of next month’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament in Indiana.
The Latest: LA Rams player tests positive for coronavirus
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Los Angeles Rams will hold their team meetings from home Wednesday after an unidentified player tested positive for coronavirus Tuesday night. Los Angeles center Brian Allen was the first NFL player to confirm he had tested positive for coronavirus back in April. The list is used for players who either test positive for the coronavirus or have had close contact with someone who tested positive. ___Bill Haas has tested positive for the coronavirus and has withdrawn from the RSM Classic this week at Sea Island. ___An unidentified New York Giants player has tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting the team to work remotely Tuesday.
Jones throws deep, No. 2 Alabama tops No. 13 Texas A&M 52-24
Briefly threatened early, Jones and the Crimson Tide (2-0) flexed their considerable big-play muscle in the passing game to put away the Aggies (1-1). “Our guys stayed the course and kept competing in the game,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said. “We won, so it's a good game,” Jones said, when asked if it was his best performance. Smith, a converted receiver, emerged as another needed threat in the passing game. Alabama: Any questions about production of the Tide's passing game after Tua Tagovailoa, Jerry Jeudy and Henry Ruggs III have been answered.
Spiller leads No. 10 Texas A&M over Vanderbilt 17-12
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher admitted that he’d be mad all week after the way his 10th-ranked team played against Vanderbilt on Saturday night. Isaiah Spiller had 117 yards rushing, Ainias Smith ran for a touchdown Texas A&M overcame three turnovers in a mistake-filled game to beat Vanderbilt 17-12 in the season-opener for both teams. Spiller had 5 five yards rushing in the first half before getting going after halftime. But Vanderbilt had to punt it back to allow Texas A&M to hold on for the victory. Vanderbilt led 3-0 in the first quarter before Smith ran 25 yards for a touchdown to put A&M on top.
THE SPORTS GUYS: President Trump vs. Coach Pop, Cowboys collapse & more!
Greg Simmons and Larry Ramirez break down all of the weekend's biggest sports headlines, including Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich's war of words with President Donald Trump surrounding the NBA/China controversy, the Cowboys' unexpected loss to the Jets, the Texans' upset win over the Chiefs in Kansas City and fallout from the Longhorns' and Aggies' losses.
Mond, Davis connect twice for No. 23 Texas A&M to beat Arkansas 31-27
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Quartney Davis caught two of the three touchdowns thrown by Kellen Mond, including the go-ahead score for No. 23 Texas A&M, and the Aggies held on to beat Arkansas 31-27 on Saturday. They have lost eight in a row against Texas A&M since the Aggies left the Big 12. Arkansas: Hicks, who lost the starting job to Starkel after two games, helped lead the Razorbacks to the A&M 19 in the final minute. Arkansas: The Razorbacks play Oct. 12 at Kentucky after an open date.
THE SPORTS GUYS: Cowboys & Texas both win, Team USA's loss & more!
Greg Simmons and Larry Ramirez break down all of the week's biggest sports headlines, including the Cowboys and Texans wins on Sunday, whether the Longhorns or the Aggies were more impressive in their blowout victories, Team USA's stunning loss in the FIBA World Cup and Dennis Rodman's 30 for 30 documentary not mentioning his time in San Antonio. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
THE SPORTS GUYS: Cowboys & Texas both win, Team USA's loss & more!
Greg Simmons and Larry Ramirez break down all of the week's biggest sports headlines, including the Cowboys and Texans wins on Sunday, whether the Longhorns or the Aggies were more impressive in their... Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Mond accounts for 4 TDs at No. 12 A&M routs Texas St. 41-7
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - With Texas A&M's date against No. Kellen Mond threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score in just more than three quarters, and Texas A&M had four interceptions in the 41-7 rout. Myles Jones had two of Texas A&M's four interceptions, and the Aggies had three sacks and nine tackles for losses. Vitt was 9 of 15 for 51 yards and Jensen had 160 yards passing and a fourth-quarter touchdown pass. Mond showed off his scrambling skills in the second quarter on a 5-yard touchdown run where he stiff-armed a defender.
Big Game Coverage Road Trip: Week 5 Preview
SOUTH TEXAS – We are now halfway through the 2017 high school football regular season. Time flies when you’re running around South Texas on the Big Game Coverage Road Trip. This non-district game will kick 7:30 p.m. Friday at Warhorse Stadium. This marks Natalia’s last non-district game before starting District 15-3A-II action next week. Due to field conditions at Dragon Stadium, the game has been moved to Southwest Legacy Stadium.