Category Archives: KHVL Sports

Sports Report- 3/31

THE NCAA DIVISION-ONE COUNCIL VOTED MONDAY TO GRANT AN EXTRA YEAR OF ELIGIBILITY TO ALL STUDENT-ATHLETES IN SPRING SPORTS WHOSE SEASONS WERE CANCELED BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.  THE NCAA’S DECISION WILL EXTEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF ALL SPRING-SPORT STUDENT-ATHLETES — NOT JUST SENIORS WHOSE CAREERS WOULD HAVE ENDED AFTER THE CANCELLATION OF THEIR SEASONS —…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/30

THE RAPID SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS HAS CAUSED CANCELLATIONS AND POSTPONEMENTS OF SPORTING EVENTS AND AFFECTING SPORTS AROUND THE GLOBE. ONE OF THE BIGGEST DEVELOPMENTS IS THAT JAPAN AND THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE HAVE DECIDED TO POSTPONE THE 2020 SUMMER GAMES IN TOKYO UNTIL NEXT YEAR. IN OTHER COVID-19- SPORTS RELATED NEWS, NEW YORK KNICKS OWNER JAMES…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/27

THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE OFFICE ANNOUNCED THURSDAY THAT ALL TEAM ACTIVITIES, ORGANIZED OR VOLUNTARY, HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY AS THE COUNTRY CONTINUES TO DEAL WITH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.  IN ADDITION TO ALL ORGANIZED TEAM ACTIVITIES FOR THE CURRENT IN-SEASON SPRING SPORTS, SAM HOUSTON STATE HAS CANCELED THE REMAINDER OF SPRING FOOTBALL PRACTICE AND THE ANNUAL SPRING…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/26

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL COMMISSIONER ROB MANFRED SAID IN AN INTERVIEW YESTERDAY THAT “NOTHING’S OFF THE TABLE” AS THE SPORT OUTLINES ITS PLAN TO RETURN FROM A CORONAVIRUS-RELATED POSTPONEMENT.  MANFRED SAID, “LOOK, MY OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK IS THAT AT SOME POINT IN MAY, WE’LL BE GEARING BACK UP,” HE ADDED. “WE’LL HAVE TO MAKE A DETERMINATION, DEPENDING WHAT…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/25

THE NFL PLANS TO STICK WITH ITS ORIGINAL APRIL 23RD SCHEDULE FOR THIS YEAR’S DRAFT DESPITE A RECOMMENDATION FROM THE LEAGUE’S GENERAL MANAGER SUBCOMMITTEE THAT IT BE MOVED BACK DUE TO THE COVID-19. IN OTHER N-F-L NEWS, THE CAROLINA PANTHERS RELEASED QUARTERBACK CAM NEWTON YESTERDAY, THE TEAM’S NO. 1 OVERALL SELECTION IN THE 2011 DRAFT.  HIS RELEASE ENDS THE TEAM’S…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/24

David Edwards, a guard for the Texas A&M basketball team in the early 1990’s, has died of complications from the coronavirus.   A New Yorker, Edwards started his collegiate career at Georgetown before transferring to Texas A&M prior to the 1991-92 season.  His 265 assists in his senior season remain a Texas A&M school record. Dallas…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/23

THE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCED THE WBCA THIRTY UNDER THIRTY HONOREES FOR THE 2019-20 SEASON WITH SAM HOUSTON STATE ASSISTANT COACH KIRA CARTER LANDING ON THE LIST.  EACH HONOREE HAS EXEMPLIFIED THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN COMMUNITY SERVICE, MENTORSHIP AND IMPACT ON OTHERS, PROFESSIONAL MANNER, AND ATTITUDE AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION INVOLVEMENT.  WWW.GOBEARKATS.COM REPORTS CARTER JUST COMPLETED HER SECOND…read more »

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UIL Extends Suspension of Texas Spring Sports until May 4th.

MaPreps reports, The University Interscholastic League (UIL) of Texas extended its suspension of spring sports until at least May 4 due to the outbreak of COVID-19, it announced Thursday. The state’s main governing body of high school sports had last week suspended play until March 29. The extension is consistent with much of the rest…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/20

ONE OF THE TOP RUNNING BACKS IN THE NFL, TODD GURLEY, WAS RELEASED FROM THE LOS ANGELES RAMS YESTERDAY, BECAUSE OF SALARY CAP ISSUES…AND THE RUMORS ARE ALREADY STARTING TO SWIRL, THAT THE NEW FREE AGENT SHOULD JOIN TOM BRADY IN TAMPA BAY, CREATING AN POWERHOUSE OFFENSIVE DUO FOR COACH BRUCE ARIANS.  THE RAMS ALSO…read more »

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Sports Report- 3/19

DEANDRE HOPKINS TOOK TO SOCIAL MEDIA WEDNESDAY TO DENY MICHAEL IRVIN’S COMMENTS THAT A FRACTURED RELATIONSHIP WITH HOUSTON TEXANS COACH BILL O’BRIEN LED TO HOPKINS’ TRADE TO THE ARIZONA CARDINALS ON MONDAY. THE PRO BOWL WIDE RECEIVER SAID IT WAS “BEING BLOWN WAY OUT OF PROPORTION. I HAVE THE UTMOST RESPECT FOR COACH O’BRIEN AND…read more »

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