(September 14, 2019) SATURDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 83̊
at 5:00; this morning’s low was 65̊ at 7:00. KPANcast:
Partly cloudy and warm. Rain chances diminish.
The Hostile Herd defeated the Randall Raiders 30-14 Friday at Whiteface
Stadium. Herd running back Xavier Gonzalez rushed for 168 yards and 2 TDs on
33 carries, and defensive end Lucas Byrd intercepted a screen pass and
returned it 46 yards for a touchdown. The Whiteface defense held the Raiders
to just 213 yards total offense..…….The Whitefaces improve to 2-1 while
Randall drops to 1-2 for the season. Hereford QB Britt Cave was 11 of 17 for
96 yards, with 240 yards total offense. The Herd hosts Lubbock Estacado next
Friday……..The HHS tennis team is ranked #1 in Texas in class 4A by the
Texas Tennis Coaches Association. The group’s mid-season rankings have the
Herd in the top slot, Fredericksburg second, Vernon third and Canyon at #4.
Hereford has beaten both Canyon and Vernon this season and has a 15-2 record,
and is playing Dumas and Caprock today in Amarillo………A federal judge has
approved an agreement that will require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to
make a recommendation by the spring of 2021 whether the lesser prairie chicken
should be federally protected. The agreement came after three environmental
groups filed a lawsuit to force the federal agency to make a determination on
the status of the bird. Due to drought, habitat loss and other factors, fewer
than 38,000 of the birds remain in the southern Great Plains, including
western Deaf Smith County……..Funeral services are pending at Mendez and
Mullins Funeral Home for Violet Turnbow, age 98, who died Friday……Texas
Tech faces Arizona tonight at 9:30 in Phoenix. The Red Raiders are 2-0 for the
season while Arizona is 1-1. KPAN AM-FM will have live coverage with pregame
at 8:30, and the game is the featured Saturday night game on ESPN……...The
Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins clash in an NFC East game at Noon
Sunday with live coverage on KPAN AM-FM.. ……..Winners on Big Ticket Friday
on KPAN included Pete Vargas, Mary Noriega, Chris Sims, Maggie Rodriguez, A.J.
Garcia, Lisa Perez, Hortencia Lopez, Diana Tijerina and Juan Ramriez.
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