Cosby shines for Sul Ross


Kiera Cosby played the most among the five freshmen on the Sul Ross State University women's basketball team.

The North Zulch High School graduate appeared in 24 of the 25 games and started 16, which led the freshmen. Cosby made a season-high 12 consecutive starts from December to January and finished the season with three straight starts. She was fifth on the team in minutes played.

The 5-foot-7 guard averaged 2.3 rebounds, with a high of six, and 2.2 points, including a high of nine. Her 15 steals led the freshmen.

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Also from the Bulldogs, Kyela Cosby started 10 of 21 games for Sul Ross. She averaged 2.3 points and 1.4 rebounds.

Freshman Tra'dayja Smith had five points for Trinity Valley Community College during a loss to Jacksonville College. The Madisonville High graduate had three assists and two rebounds.

Another from the Mustangs, Lexi Leveston of Hill College had five points against Southwestern Christian. She added five rebounds and one steal.


Madisonville graduate Deliah Dodson is a freshman infielder for East Central University. She did not play in the first 10 games.


Normangee resident Christian Springfield struck out one in one-third inning of his first appearance for Cisco College. The left-hander is a freshman.

Men's golf

Normangee High graduate Logan Young won his Battle at Camp Bowie match to help Concordia University Texas win the match play tournament, its first event of the spring season.

Men's indoor track and field

Normangee resident Tanner Parks made his debut at the Howie Ryan Invitational. The Stephen F. Austin University junior, who specializes in the heptathlon, missed the earlier indoor meets as he recovered from injury. He finished 13th in the pole vault at the meet, which did not have the heptathlon, and did not advance to the finals in the 60-meter hurdles.

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