The Houston Astros just might make a race out of the National League Central yet. The Astros have won four of the past five division titles.
However, this year, the Astros have spent most of the first half pampering injuries, mixing and matching minor league callups, and fretting over slumping stars. Then, Houston took off and won four straight series, including a 7 - 2 road trip leading into the All-Star break.
Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio are looking like themselves again and Lance Berkman is leading the majors with 29 home runs and 81 RBI's. Houston trails second place Cincinnati by 4 1/2 games and is another two games behind St. Louis for the division lead.
Dimmitt Head Football Coach Steve Gunter is resting at Covenant ICU after suffering a possible stroke.
The Red Raiders improve to 2-0 after a nail biting 52-45 win over Arizona State. The defense showed promise in the first half, and problems in the second half.
Former Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville will be the color analyst for the Red Raiders’ game at Houston on Saturday according to ESPN.
Texas Tech cross country participated at the Texas Invitational this evening at Old Settlers Park, where they swept the second-place spots on both the men’s and women’s side.
Texas Tech volleyball’s four-match win streak came to an end Thursday evening as Georgia claimed a 3-1 victory over the Red Raiders at the Ramsey Center in Athens, Ga.