Central Lady Cats softball lost their tiebreaker with Copperas Cove 7-6 and the Lady Cats will be the fourth place team in their district and will play South Grand Prairie, the district 7-6A champion, in a best of three-game series in the playoffs. Game one is Thursday night at 7pm from Eastland.
Angelo State's Brandy Marlett and Kenedy Urbany were named the Lone Star Conference Pitcher and Hitter of the Week. Marlett picked up three wins with three complete games and won her fifth LSC weekly award this season. Urbany hit .467 with seven hits, one double and two home runs. The Rambelles visit Cameron this weekend and can clinch the outright LSC championship and be the first team in NCAA Division, I, II, or III to win 50 games this season.
Central Bobcats baseball rolled to an easy win in their home finale over Killeen Shoemaker 10-1. The Bobcats won their 20th game of the season and remain tied for first place in district 8-6A with Waco Midway after Midway beat Killeen Ellison. 12 Central seniors were honored and the Bobcats broke open the game with a seven-run second. If Central wins at last-place Shoemaker on Friday and Waco Midway defeats Ellison, then the Bobcats will play Waco Midway on Saturday at 4pm in Brownwood to determine the district champion
After winning 50 games in two seasons as the head coach of Angelo State Belles basketball, Kevin Baker has accepted the head coaching job at Division I University of Texas-El Paso. Renae Shippy, who was the assistant coach the last two years for the ASU Belles, is the new head coach of Angelo State. Shippy, the 11th head coach in ASU women’s basketball history, was instrumental in the Belles’ back to back NCAA Regional tournament appearances including the program's first Division II Sweet 16 appearance last season. This is Shippy’s first head coaching job. Before arriving at ASU, Shippy was an assistant coach at Arkansas State and Central Missouri where she played.