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Final Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings

Feb. 22, 2024 00:44 AM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — The final 2023-24 high school rankings for the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches: FINAL BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Plano East, 33-0; 2. Round Rock Stony Point, 32-1; 3. North Crowley, 30-3; 4. SA Northside Brennan, 28-4; 5....

Trial to determine if Texas school's punishment of a Black student over his hair violates new law

Feb. 22, 2024 00:13 AM EST

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — A trial is set to be held Thursday to determine if a Black high school student in Texas can continue being punished by his district for refusing to change his hairstyle, which he and his family say is protected by a new state law that prohibits race-based hair...

Muhammad leads No. 5 Texas past Texas Tech 77-72

Feb. 21, 2024 23:36 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Amina Muhammad had 16 points and a career-best 15 rebounds to help No. 5 Texas beat Texas Tech 77-72 on Wednesday night for its seventh straight win. The 6-foot-4 Muhammad, who was making her first start since January, grabbed 10 offensive rebounds. ...

A family friend is charged with murder in the death of 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham in Texas

Feb. 21, 2024 23:17 PM EST

A family friend accused of killing 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham was supposed to take the Texas girl to her school bus stop when they left her home in his vehicle nearly a week before authorities found her body in a river, according to court documents released Wednesday. A large rock...

Schools say dress codes promote discipline. But many Black students see traces of racism

Feb. 21, 2024 19:45 PM EST

For as long as schools have policed hairstyles as part of their dress codes, some students have seen the rules as attempts to deny their cultural and religious identities. Nowhere have school rules on hair been a bigger flashpoint than in Texas, where a trial this week is set to...

Police say armed Texas student wounded by officers in school had meant to hurt people

Feb. 21, 2024 19:27 PM EST

A student who carried a handgun into school in Texas had meant to harm others before three police officers fired 19 times at him, leaving him with a minor leg wound, police said Wednesday. “He brought a gun to school to hurt people,” Mesquite police Lt. Brandon Ricketts said....

Huntsman: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 19:07 PM EST

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Huntsman Corp. (HUN) on Wednesday reported a loss of $71 million in its fourth quarter. The The Woodlands, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 41 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs and...

Q2 Holdings: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 18:08 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Q2 Holdings Inc. (QTWO) on Wednesday reported a loss of $18.1 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 31 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and...

Texas Pacific: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 18:05 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — DALLAS (AP) — Texas Pacific Land Corporation (TPL) on Wednesday reported profit of $113.1 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Dallas-based company said it had profit of $14.73. The landowner posted revenue of $166.7 million in the...

Newpark: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 21, 2024 17:33 PM EST

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Newpark Resources Inc. (NR) on Wednesday reported a loss of $476,000 in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the The Woodlands, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring...