East Valley Track & Field: Track athletes set for regional
Harlingen High’s boys track & field team won the area meet. San Benito’s Jarrid Lopez qualified in the 100 and anchors the 400 relay team with Homer Quiroz, Fabian Garcia and Michael Benavides. Jazmine Thompson won the shot put and discus, and Lady Cards pole vaulter Emma Reyes won area by a foot. Joining Navarro at the regional meet is Mia Trevino, Kaya Dickerson, Kiera Castillo, Ashley Reath and Angelina Rodriguez as well as the 400 relay, 800 relay and 1,600 relay teams. Lyford’s 400 relay team hopes to be one to watch as it eyes state.myrgv.com
City of Alpine passes new dark sky ordinance – The Big Bend Sentinel
ALPINE – After a handful of workshops and public hearings, the City of Alpine passed a newly revised dark skies ordinance that will regulate outdoor lighting at night and impose fines for violators after a five-year grace period. At the Tuesday night meeting, council also made hirings and appointments, approved contracts and donations and quibbled over one council member's place of residence.bigbendsentinel.com
Alpine council appoints interim city manager, secretary – The Big Bend Sentinel
ALPINE – Alpine City Council called a special meeting on Monday in the wake of firing the city manager and city secretary last week, appointing employees from within the city staff to fill the jobs in the interim.bigbendsentinel.com
Nix, No. 8 Auburn pull away from No. 23 Kentucky, 29-13
Nix threw for 233 yards and three second-half touchdowns, including a pair to Williams, and No. 8 Auburn scored twice in the fourth quarter to pull away from No. 23 Kentucky for a 29-13 victory Saturday in the season opener. “Bo made a couple of really good throws for touchdowns,” Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. Auburn: Has to get better on third-down defense, giving up eight first downs on 10 Wildcats attempts in the first half.