By Fernando Ramirez Updated 10:37 am CDT, Monday, October 8, 2018 >>> See our pick of the best and worst Texas sports mascots. >>> See our pick of the best and worst Texas sports mascots. Photo: Getty Images Toro - Houston Texans Surprise! Did you know the Texans have an official mascot that isn't J.J Watt? We sure didn't, so that makes Toro an underrated, rare mascot. Our score: 9/10 Toro - Houston Texans Surprise! Did you know the Texans have an official mascot that isn't J.J Watt? We sure didn't, so that makes Toro an underrated, rare mascot. Our score: 9/10 Photo: Karen Warren/Staff Photographer Rowdy - Dallas Cowboys Rowdy is pretty sick, he's a quintessential Texan who sports a large pair of boots and even larger cowboy hat. Still, no one can rightfully call themselves a cowboy without a trusty horse. We think the … [Read more...] about Which Texas sports teams have the best mascots?
Register staff and wire services Published 7:59 PM EDT Oct 3, 2018 GOLF IOWA COLLEGE WOMEN Tuesday GPAC CHAMPIONSHIP At The Bluffs, Vermillion, SD Team Scoring 1. Morningside 605; 2. Jamestown 655; 3. Dakota Wesleyan 658; 4. Northwestern 665; 5. Briar Cliff 670; 6. Concordia 672; 7. Mount Marty 678; 8. Midland 714; 9. Doane 723; 10. College of Saint Mary 724; 11. Dordt 732 SOCCER IOWA COLLEGE MEN Central 3, Coe 0 Iowa Wesleyan 5, Eureka 0 Tuesday Iowa Lakes 2, Iowa Western 1 Mount Mercy 2, Culver-Stockton 1 IOWA COLLEGE WOMEN Central 2, Coe 1 (OT) Dubuque 1, Wartburg 1 (2 OT) Iowa Wesleyan 7, Eureka 1 SWIMMING HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS Tuesday Dowling 122, Johnston 64 At West Des Moines 200 medley relay: Dowling (Latta, Quass, Broderick, Ronnebaum) 1:58.05; 200 freestyle: Martin (D) 2:01.36; 200 individual medley: Clark (D) 2:17.71; 50 freestyle: Culver (D) 24.95; diving: Wheeler (J) 240.70; 100 butterfly: Latta (D) 1:02.29; 100 freestyle: Culver (D) 53.56; 500 … [Read more...] about Sports Roundup: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Sports The first quarter of the NFL season has come and gone, only two teams remain unbeaten and some Super Bowl candidates have had a wobbly start to the campaign. In fantasy football land, Fitzmagic appears to have well and truly run out so it might be time to hop off the bandwagon and scout the waiver wires for some replacements. Wide Receiver Dede Westbrook—Jacksonville Jaguars (13.7 fantasy points on average, owned by 12.5 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams) Westbrook exploded in the Jaguars’ win against the Jets in Week 4, posting career highs in catches, targets and receiving yards. The former Oklahoma student has recorded over 80 receiving yards in two of the last three games and could be just as impressive in Week 5, when he comes up against a Chiefs defense that has conceded the second-most passing yards in the league. Taywan Taylor—Tennessee Titans (8.5 fantasy points on average, owned by 3.9 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams) … [Read more...] about Fantasy Football: Week 5 Best Waiver-wire Targets to Add
Register staff and wire services Published 9:00 PM EDT Oct 2, 2018 GOLF IOWA COLLEGE MEN GRAND VIEW VIKING CLASSIC At Tournament Club of Iowa, Polk City Team Scoring 1. Bellevue 564; 2. Morningside 566; 3. Mount Mercy 585; 4. Grand View 593; 5. Ottawa 595; 6. Northwestern 596; 7. Doane 598; 8. DMACC 603; 9. Morningside 608; 10. Dakota Wesleyan 623; 11. Grand View 678 IOWA WESLEYAN FALL INVITATIONAL At Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course, Fort Madison Team Scoring 1. North Iowa Area CC 302; 2. Knox 306; 3. Iowa Wesleyan 311; 4. Southeastern CC 319; T-5. Knox JV 320; T-5. Blackburn 320; 7. Clarke 323; 8. Clarke JV 326; 9. Monmouth 330; 10. MacMurray 332; 11. Iowa Wesleyan JV 368 MARQUETTE INTERCOLLEGIATE At Erin Hills Golf Course, Hartford, WI Team Scoring 1. Northwestern 858; 2. Arizona State 860; 3. Marquette 868; 4. Ole Miss 871; T-5. Minnesota 885; T-5. UC Davis 885; 7. Utah 892; 8. Wisconsin 893; 9. Michigan State 894; 10. McNeese State 902; 11. Iowa (Disqualified) RONNIE … [Read more...] about Sports Roundup: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Waynflete’s Askar Houssein eludes the NYA goalie during the Flyers’ dramatic 2-1, overtime, come-from-behind victory last week. (Ed. Note: For the complete Deering-Falmouth and Waynflete-NYA boys’ soccer and Deering-Portland field hockey game stories, with photos, see theforecaster.net) The calendar has flipped from September to October and the drama continues to rise. By this time next week, the first champions of fall will be crowned and several other sports will be closer to locking in playoff participants. Here’s a look at what occurred last week and what’s to come: Boys’ soccer Cheverus boys’ soccer team started the week 7-1-1 and first in the Class A South Heal Points standings following a 5-1 win at Marshwood and a 3-0 home victory over Deering last week. Michael Nason scored three times and Jack Mullen and Will Mullen added one goal apiece in the victory over the Hawks. Against the Rams, Jack Mullen had two goals and Nason finished with … [Read more...] about October arrives, fall sports fun just beginning-Portland edition