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Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings

Dec. 06, 2022 21:18 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Dec. 5: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson Lake Highlands, 6-1; 2. North Crowley, 11-2; 3. Humble Summer Creek, 7-2; 4. Fort Bend Elkins, 8-2; 5....

Frisco Bowl pits MWC's Boise St against C-USA's North Texas

Dec. 04, 2022 16:39 PM EST

Boise State (9-4, Mountain West) vs. North Texas (7-6, Conference USA), Dec. 17, 9:15 p.m. ET LOCATION: Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas TOP PLAYERS Boise State: QB Taylen Green is Mountain West freshman of the year, 1,905 yards passing, 13 TD passes, 467...

Uvalde shooting victims seek $27B, class action in lawsuit

Dec. 02, 2022 23:08 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Victims of the Uvalde school shooting that left 21 people dead have filed a lawsuit against local and state police, the city and other school and law enforcement officials seeking $27 billion due to delays in confronting the attacker, court documents show. The...

Family seeks answers after police kill man on his own porch

Dec. 02, 2022 22:58 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The family of an Austin, Texas, man is seeking answers after he was fatally shot by police last month on his front porch following a late-night emergency call by a neighbor. Video and audio released Thursday show Austin police officers arrived Nov. 15, yelled...

Coaching friends Swinney, Brown meet in ACC championship

Dec. 02, 2022 17:47 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — At the conclusion of his news conference Friday at Bank of America Stadium, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney turned to walk away from the podium when he saw North Carolina coach Mack Brown approaching with a big smile on his face. The two men greeted each other...

Tesla delivers electric semis to PepsiCo at Nevada factory

Dec. 01, 2022 21:07 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla delivered its first electric semis to PepsiCo Thursday, more than three years after Elon Musk said his company would start making the trucks. The Austin, Texas, company formally delivered the trucks at a factory near Reno, Nevada. The event was livestreamed on...

Texas high school basketball rankings

Nov. 28, 2022 21:32 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Nov. 21: GIRLS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. South Grand Prairie, 6-3; 2. Pearland, 13-1; 3. Humble Summer Creek, 11-1; 4. SA Northside Clark, 9-3; 5. Coppell,...

Texas Football magazine high school playoff pairings

Nov. 28, 2022 21:08 PM EST

Here are the high school football playoff sites and times for the state quarterfinals, provided by Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A DIVISION I State Quarterfinals Prosper (12-1) vs....

Three guards lead No. 4 Texas to a 91-54 victory over UTRGV

Nov. 26, 2022 19:24 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sir'Jabari Rice scored 19 points, Marcus Carr had 18 and Tyrese Hunter 17 to lead No. 4 Texas to a 91-54 win over Texas Rio Grande Valley on Saturday. The three guards combined to hit 20 of 36 field goal attempts, including nine 3-pointers. Just...

N. Texas stuffs Rice to set up UTSA rematch in title tilt

Nov. 26, 2022 17:36 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Austin Aune threw two touchdown passes and North Texas fought off Rice for a 21-17 win Saturday to secure a bid in the Conference USA title game against UTSA in the Alamodome on Dec. 2. The Mean Green (7-5, 6-2) will get a chance to avenge their 31-27 loss to...