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9 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Aucoin transfers to Tennessee, softball ace opens up about Hays resignation

Aucoin, who was scheduled to meet with former Texas Tech coach Shannon Hays the morning of his resignation, got the news before she ever had the chance to talk to her former coach.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma

12 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

Bullard ISD superintendent says leaving district is bittersweet

BULLARD - The Bullard Independent School District Superintendent announced that he will be leaving just this past week.

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Related Topix: Bullard, TX, Education Etc., Lubbock, TX, Cooper, TX, West, TX

16 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Former TTU Vice Chancellor Announces Run for District 28 Senate

Today, former Texas Tech Vice Chancellor, Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, and lifelong West Texas conservative Jodey Arrington formally announced his candidacy in the Special Election to replace State Senator Robert Duncan .

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Related Topix: Texas, George Bush, W., West, TX, Lubbock, TX

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Mankin elected president of Texas Press Association

Eldorado Success and Big Lake Wildcat publisher Randy Mankin was elected Texas Press Association's 137th president on June 21 in Corpus Christi, during the group's annual leadership retreat.

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Related Topix: Texas, Corpus Christi, TX, Truby, TX, Jones County, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Injured fan requests visit from Kliff

Robert Bybee was a DPS state trooper for 25 years, and then became the Lorenzo Chief of Police - but now, this 65-year-old Lorenzo native goes by another title.

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Related Topix: Lorenzo, TX, Lubbock, TX

Blogger So Dear

Wake Forest Basketball Recruiting: Samir Sehic Will Take Official Visit

Samir Sehic, a 2015 big man, has decided to take an official visit to Wake Forest this fall.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wake Forest University NCAA, NCAA Sports

BleacherReport

Top Big 12 Recruits to Watch at 2014 Nike The Opening

The fourth annual The Opening high school showcase camp, hosted by Nike, is underway, with the camp set to end on July 10. A defensive back out of Manvel, Texas, this 5-star prospect from the class of 2016 has offers from four Big 12 schools.

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Related Topix: Manvel, TX

Sun Jul 06, 2014

BC Soaring

Boston College Football 2014: Marcus Outlow, RB

The Boston College Eagles' first 2014 recruit, running back Marcus Outlow, will be a big part of future Eagles teams.

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Related Topix: Boston College

CBC News

Kendall Jones big-game hunting furor: Is it sexist?

Animal lovers and critics of big-game hunting have taken aim at Kendall Jones, 19, a Texas Tech cheerleader and student who posted photos of herself with animals she felled in South Africa, including a cougar, lion and white rhino.

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University

Times of Oman

Hunting animals does not 'help' them

Perky Texas Tech cheerleader Kendall Jones has ignited an Internet firestorm by sharing tasteless photos of herself smiling over the corpses of enough animals to fill Noah's Ark - which she stalked with high-powered weaponry and blasted to smithereens.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Hollywood Gossip

Joanna Krupa Hates on Kendall Jones, Threatens to Shoot Controversial Hunter

The Real Housewives of Miami star took to Instagram this week and BLASTED the 19-year old Texas Tech student, who has risen to viral infamy for posting photos of her animal kills in Africa online.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

BleacherReport

2014 College Baseball Home Run Derby: Winner, Twitter Reaction and Analysis

Texas Tech's Eric Gutierrez slugged 35 home runs through the first two rounds of the 2014 College Baseball Home Run Derby, but Texas freshman catcher Barrera responded with a video game-esque 25 bombs in the finals to capture the home run crown from his long-time buddy.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

TTU announces disciplinary actions for Amber Battle

Texas Tech Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt and Head Women's Basketball Coach Candi Whitaker have announced disciplinary action against senior guard Amber Battle for her involvement in an incident on Saturday at the Texas Tech Student Recreation Center.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Bethel's HS coach 'shocked' at incident

Nigel Bethel II was dismissed from the Texas Tech football team Sunday and faces felony assault charges after he was accused of hitting Lady Raider Amber Battle in the face during a pickup basketball game on the school's campus.

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TMZ.com

Texas Tech Cheerleader -- I Got Death Threat ... From 'Real Housewives' Star

A 19-year-old Texas Tech cheerleader says she's received DEATH THREATS over her penchant for hunting exotic animals ... and one of the harassers is one of the " Real Housewives of Miami ."

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Related Topix: Joanna Krupa, Hot Chicks

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Gutierrez 2nd at College Home Run Derby

Red Raider Slugger Eric Gutierrez returned to Omaha Thursday night for the College Baseball Home Run Derby at TD Ameritrade Park, site of the College World Series where Texas Tech played for the first time ever last month.

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Related Topix: Mission, TX

Final Call

Texas Town will unveil statue honoring wrongfully convicted man who...

Lubbock, Texas, in September, will unveil a statue honoring Timothy Cole, who was wrongfully convicted for the 1985 rape of a Texas Tech University coed, although the actual rapist confessed to the crime in a letter to city officials.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Lubbock, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Duncan resigns Senate seat ahead of move to Texas Tech chancellor job

Sen. Robert Duncan, who served in the Texas Legislature for 21 A1 2 years - the last 18 in the Senate - and became one of the most influential legislators over the last decade, resigned his Senate District 28 seat at 2 p.m. Thursday effective immediately.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Wolfforth, TX

ESPN

Adding DGB would be a bad move for OU

Do the physical attributes of ex-Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham outweigh the potential distraction he might bring to his next program? Unless he allows his off-the-field struggles to continue to derail his future, Green-Beckham is a future NFL player.

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MetaFilter

The Vietnam Center and Archive

The Texas Tech Vietnam Center and Archive "collects and preserves the documentary record of the Vietnam War, and supports and encourages research and education regarding all aspects of the American Vietnam Experience."

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