We fidgeted and lolly-gagged around all summer waiting for hunting seasons and finally on Sept. 7, they kicked off when dove season opened. The following weekend, teal season was launched and on the first day of October, archery season for deer kicked off in much of the state.
Although I haven’t gone after teal or a deer with stick and string, I did sample some good dove shooting opening day.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women’s World Cup title.
Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. jumped to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 for the team’s first World Cup championship since 1999.
A sellout crowd of 53,341 that included U.S. Vice President Joe Biden roared in approval for Lloyd’s hat trick, the first in a Women’s World Cup final.
LAS CRUCES, N. M. — Louisiana Tech University juniors Dacia Hale and Meghan Knowles earned Western Athletic Conference all-tournament team honors for the performances during the Lady Techsters’ four games this past week at the New Mexico State Softball Complex.
Hale, a Hillsboro, Oregon native, batted .333 during the week with three home runs, 11 RBIs and four runs scored as she set new Western Athletic Conference Tournament and Tech records as well as tying an NCAA Division I single game record.