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Abilene Christian dominates Lamar in 56-0 victory

Sep. 26, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Stone Earle passed for three touchdowns and Peyton Mansell ran for 107 yards and a score as Abilene Christian routed Lamar 56-0 on Saturday night. Tyrese White added 82 yards rushing for the Wildcats (3-1, 1-0 Atlantic Sun-WAC Challenge). The...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 42, Odessa Permian 21 ¶ Aldine Nimitz 3, Aldine MacArthur 0 ¶ Alvin 36, Alief Elsik 20 ¶ Arlington Martin 65, Arlington 17 ¶...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 35, Grand Prairie 28 ¶ Amarillo Tascosa 46, San Angelo Central 28 ¶ Arlington Houston 24, Keller Central 21 ¶ Austin Vandegrift 56, Round Rock Stony...

Most states have cut back public health powers amid pandemic

Sep. 15, 2021 05:18 AM EDT

Republican legislators in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry about lockdowns and mask mandates, are taking away the powers that state and local officials use to protect the public against infectious diseases. A Kaiser Health News review of hundreds...

3 GOP prospects for 2024 criticize Biden at political event

Sep. 12, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Three Republican presidential prospects on Sunday sharply condemned President Joe Biden’s handling of the end of the war in Afghanistan, rebuking the administration’s conduct of the U.S. withdrawal as weak and as emboldening its adversaries. ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 23, Cedar Park Vista Ridge 19 ¶ Alief Taylor 28, Fort Bend Bush 20 ¶ Allen 35, Cedar Hill 16 ¶ Alvin 40, Pasadena Memorial 14 ¶...

Dummett, Lamar dismantle NAIA North American U 47-3

Sep. 03, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Jalen Dummett threw for 124 yards and two touchdowns, Mike Chandler threw for a score, and Lamar beat NAIA-member North American University 47-3 on Thursday night. James Jones ran for a pair of scores in the win. The Cardinals saw 12 ball carriers...

Tea party 2.0? Conservatives get organized in school battles

Sep. 01, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

MEQUON, Wis. (AP) — A loose network of conservative groups with ties to major Republican donors and party-aligned think tanks is quietly lending firepower to local activists engaged in culture war fights in schools across the country. While they are drawn by the anger...

Search continues in Arkansas from missing Texas kayaker

Aug. 29, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

NORFORK, Ark. (AP) — The search continued Sunday in north Arkansas for a Texas man who went missing while kayaking on the White River. Authorities began searching for the man after getting a call around 1 p.m. Saturday that he had gone under in the White River and had...

Trump's kingmaker status faces test in Ohio special election

Aug. 02, 2021 09:46 AM EDT

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — As soon as it became clear last week that a Texas congressional candidate backed by Donald Trump would be defeated in a special election, the former president's allies quickly shifted their attention to Ohio to ward off another embarrassing loss. ...