|Emergency Need For Blood Donors|
|URGENT NEED FOR BLOOD DONATIONS -- recent accidents and heavy blood usage have resulted in an urgent need for type O- and an immediate need for types O+ and A-. If you are one of these blood types, please donate at your earliest convenience. We are open at the blood center, 7500 Wallace Blvd., until 5:30pm today, 8:00am-4:30pm on Friday and 8:00am-12:00pm on Saturday. We will also be at Westgate Mall for our Annual Mother's Day Blood Drive this Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm at Center Court. For a complete list of mobiles in your area, visit www.thegiftoflife.org and click on blood drive calendar. Thank you, in advance, for your immediate help!|
|KGNC Agri-Business Coverage Expands|
|The KGNC Golden Spread Agri-Business Update with James Hunt & Shannon Gray is now on Saturdays from 5am-6am. Get even more agriculture news.|
|Join the KGNC Coffee Club|
|Listen to NewsDay Amarillo with Tim Butler every Thursday morning at 7:10 to join the KGNC Coffee Club. Each winner gets 2 KGNC Travel Coffee Mugs, our KGNC special blend coffee from Red Light Coffee - 3700 West 6th and a half-dozen Bagels from The Bagel Place - 3301 Bell.|
The list of the Happy State Bank Athletes and Coaches of the Year were announced in the Amarillo Globe News. Canadian multisport athlete Braiden Galla was the overall boys athlete of the year, while Randall soccer player Lauren Piercy was named the overall girls athlete of the year. On the coaches side, Canadian head football coach Chris Koetting was named the overall boys coach of the year and as for the overall girls coach of the year, that honor was given to Canyon head girls basketball coach Joe Lombard.
The Amarillo Thunderheads were able to pull away late in the game to pick up an 8-3 win over the St. Paul Saints in their home opener. The Thunderheads move back ahead of .500 as they currently hold a 3-2 record. The two teams will play the second of their three game series tonight starting at 7:05 pm.
With two games remaining in the regular season, the Amarillo Venom are in "win now" mode as they are on the road this Saturday against the Sioux City Bandits. The Venom enter the game at 6-4 overall and are sitting in sixth place in the league standings. Kickoff for the game will be at 7:05 pm.