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Texas A&M tight end Jace Sternberger has made an instant impact in his first year with the program after transferring from Kansas by way of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. He leads the Aggies in receiving yards with 644 on 38 catches, including six touchdowns. However, things still remain mostly the same in his hometown of Kingfisher, Oklahoma, where his family of decorated athletes resides. His mother Jackie is a member of the Southwestern Oklahoma State Hall of Fame for basketball, and his brother Jett is a high school senior who plays football and basketball.

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A: In 1970, Harvard grad Dan Martin contributed $250,000 to the construction of a new WSU football stadium; the old one had been destroyed by fire. He gave the money with the stipulation the stadium be named in perpetuity for his father, the late Clarence Martin, governor of the state of Washington and also part of president John F. Kennedy’s White House administration.

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Baylor University is fighting back against a former football player who in a recent lawsuit accused the university of botching a Title IX investigation of a gang rape allegation and depriving him of a scholarship and a shot at the NFL.

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GREEN BAY — Mike McCarthy acknowledged Friday afternoon he is aware of the chatter about his job security and the debate outside the building about whether his 13th year as the Green Bay Packers’ coach should be his last.

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Rice has been cooked up pretty good this season, and heavily favored LSU will just have to keep from falling into the boiling pot in order to win at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Tiger Stadium.

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IOWA CITY — Jack Hockaday grew up an easy 40-minute drive away from Illinois’ Memorial Stadium, but for Iowa’s starting middle linebacker today’s homecoming is strictly a business trip.

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Missouri clinched bowl eligibility with a comeback win over Vanderbilt last week. However, there is still work to be done for the Tigers if they want to live up to preseason expectations, and that starts with their matchup with Tennessee on Saturday. The Missourian football writers break down the contest.

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It was midway through the fourth quarter almost a month ago, and Florida State was leading by four touchdowns against Wake Forest. The result was no longer in doubt, but the Deacons’ first-team offense was driving down the field in a downpour. There was confidence to be gained and some positive momentum to be established before the upcoming trip to Louisville.

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TROY – The irony surrounding Troy’s Senior Day game Saturday against Texas State is the fact that nobody associated with the Trojans wants or expects this to be the team’s final home game.

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Fall sports are in the books for the Horton Chargers, but several of the school’s athletes have received postseason recognition for their efforts on the field or court this season.

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Highland football wrapped up the season with a tough 34-7 loss on the road to No. 3 Iowa Western capping the 2018 season with a 6-4 record.

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The No. 7 ranked Highland men’s basketball team is off to a 4-0 start this season including a 3-0 performance last week with a road win and pair of neutral court wins also.

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Heading into the NJCAA Division I National Championship meet Highland cross country teams found themselves each ranked 19th in the National polls and both thinking Top 20 finishes to cap the season.

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Looking for a big win and an opportunity to put themselves in a better position for a bid to a bowl game the No. 15 Highland football team traveled to Council Bluffs, Iowa on Saturday and took on No. 3 Iowa Western.

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Highland competed in Gladbach Classic at Fort Scott and squared off against another KJCCC team in Neosho County and also took on Louisiana Christian Prep ultimately coming home with a pair of wins.

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The newly-named “Paul Rockey Field” at Noble Park has gone through a serious facelift in the past few years, and that work continued last weekend, as a group of players, coaches and community members gathered at the field to volunteer their time to sod the park’s infield.

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The cast and crew of ‘David and Lisa’ have been working very hard to bring this tremendous play to the HAATS (Hiawatha Area Arts and Theatre Society) stage on Nov. 16, 17 and 18. Showtimes are at 7 p.m. on Friday the 16th and Saturday the 17th and 2 p.m. on Sunday the 18th (Corrected date) a…

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A lot of basketballs were bouncing at the Netawaka Family & Fitness Center on Nov. 3 as youngsters from towns across Northeast Kansas took part in a free pre-season Kickoff Skills Clinic.