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Police: Texas gunman was violent at psychiatric facility

Sep. 11, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was hospitalized nearly two decades ago at a psychiatric facility, where he punched a hole in a wall and menaced security staff with a piece of pipe pried from a toilet before being arrested, according to police. Seth...

The Latest: Texas gunman was violent in psychiatric facility

Sep. 11, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the man authorities say opened fire in West Texas over Labor Day weekend (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Police say the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas last month was destructive and violent while hospitalized at a psychiatric facility nearly two decades ago. Waco...

Mims has 3 TD catches for Baylor in 63-14 win over UTSA

Sep. 7, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Denzel Mims was a little slow getting up after a play when he saw Baylor's call for the next snap. The senior receiver quickly waved off another player heading on to the field to take his place. "I didn't want to seem soft and seem out of shape. So, I was like man, let me get up. Even...

Police say no explanation yet for Texas shooting frenzy

Sep. 1, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

ODESSA, Texas (AP) — Authorities said Sunday they still could not explain why a man with an AR-style weapon opened fire during a routine traffic stop in West Texas to begin a terrifying, 10-mile (16-kilometer) rampage that killed seven people, injured 22 others and ended with officers gunning him down...

Brewer, Baylor go up big early, beat Stephen F. Austin 56-17

Aug. 31, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — The Baylor Bears had sputtered just long enough to annoy coach Matt Rhule when running back Trestan Ebner took a pitch, saw most of the Stephen F. Austin defense closing in and took off the other way. Ebner's winding 21-yard run was the first of his three touchdowns, Charlie Brewer threw...

Rhule wants Baylor to focus on 1st task: opener against SFA

Aug. 30, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Matt Rhule knows all about the Big 12 schedule that is ahead for Baylor, including those big home games against Iowa State, Oklahoma and Texas that will certainly get everybody excited. What Rhule wants going into his third season is for his Bears to focus on themselves and the immediate...

Pick 6: Minnesota, Baylor among dark horse league contenders

Aug. 19, 2019 9:44 AM EDT

College football is a chalky sport. Parity tends to be found in the middle class. The favorites usually win the championships. For some teams, though, simply being in contention late in the season or reaching the conference title game is a huge accomplishment. Just ask fans of Northwestern or Pitt, both of which...

Baylor dismisses Scott-Grayson from team for rules violation

Aug. 12, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Sophomore guard Honesty Scott-Grayson has been dismissed from the Baylor women's basketball program for an unspecified violation of team rules. Baylor announced Scott Grayson's dismissal on Monday. She averaged 2.5 points for the Lady Bears last season in their run to the national...

Brewer clear No. 1 QB after Baylor goes from 1 to 7 wins

Aug. 12, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer went into last season as the returning starting quarterback for Baylor, then early on shared snaps with a graduate transfer. A returning starter again, Brewer is now the clear No. 1 quarterback. "I put Charlie in hard positions last year, making him rotate early ... and...

National champion Baylor women add 2nd graduate transfer

Jul. 17, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — National champion Baylor has added a second graduate transfer, with Erin DeGrate returning home to finish her college career after the past two seasons at Texas Tech. The addition of DeGrate comes after the Lady Bears last week added graduate transfer Te'a Cooper, a guard from South...