Morgan: Red cards for all
I was going to write a huge column on the World Cup this week. I saw the TV ratings for last weekend and had it figured out. It’s the soccer moms.
Tough sledding: Upcoming GC football schedules offer a lot to ponder
For some Golden Circle football programs, the UIL’s realignment meant a better competition draw, and favorable travel arrangements. For others, far from that. The football schedules, for the most part, are in. And for the most part, the UIL was none too kind to the area.
Navarro set to begin interviewing for baseball coach opening
Interviews begin next week in the effort to replace Whoa Dill as baseball coach at Navarro College. When it comes to JUCO baseball, Corsicana’s a destination spot. “It’s a really desirable job,” Navarro Athletic Director Roark Montgomery said.
US advances to World Cup's 2nd round despite loss
The United States reached the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups for the first time, just not the way the Americans wanted. Germany beat the U.S. 1-0 Thursday in soggy Recife on Thomas Mueller's 55th-minute goal to win Group G, but the Americans held onto second place when Portugal defeated Ghana 2-1 in a game played simultaneously in Brasilia.
Navarro has four teams, four individuals garner NJCAA academic honors
Navarro’s athletic landscape is filled with national and conference titles, and last November, the college’s women’s soccer team played for a national title. Heady for sure, in more ways than one. The soccer team was one of four Navarro College athletic teams honored by the NJCAA for academic achievements last school year.
Remembering Gwynn: One time in June 1997 ...
My childhood baseball heroes did not play during my childhood, strange as that may sound. ... I have three players I consider my all-time favorites, and one — Nomar Garciaparra — is four years younger than me. Another will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year. Greg Maddux, 48, is now a Texas Rangers consultant. And then there is the late Tony Gwynn, who passed away last week at 54. His death numbed me.
World Cup: Instead of breather, US contemplates math
Instead of taking a breather, the U.S. created a World Cup math puzzle for its fans back in America. Just 30 seconds from clinching advancement with a game to spare, the U.S. conceded a stoppage-time goal that left it with a 2-2 draw against Portugal on Sunday. With four points, the Americans may need at least a tie from their Group G finale against three-time champion Germany to advance to the knockout stage.
Soccer camp scheduled for late July
The Corsicana Soccer Camp will be held July 29 through Aug. 1. The camp will take place daily from 9 a.m. to noon. Incoming second through ninth graders are eligible to attend.
Big strides: Tigers win 2 of 3, barely miss state 7-on-7
Corsicana’s Tigers had their best day on the 7-on-7 football field Saturday at Arlington Bowie High School, where the Tigers defeated Fort Worth Paschal and Arlington Sam Houston and lost a close game to Grand Prairie in the state qualifying tournament.
Daily Sun looking for help with Friday night football coverage
Do you like high school football and want to make extra money? The Daily Sun may have a gig for you. We’re looking for a handful of people to cover local high school football teams in the fall.
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