|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.|
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|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 Amarillo Thunderheads concluded their season opening series with Laredo by spliting it two games to two. Amarillo dropped game three Saturday 4-2 in a rain-shorten five inning game and finished strong with a 4-3 win in yesterday's contest. The Thunderheads start the season with a 2-2 overall record. They will have the day off before having their home opener tomorrow against St. Paul with first pitch at 7:05 pm.
After being down 48-28 late in the second quarter, the Amarillo Venom could not complete the comeback as they fell to the Texas Revolution 64-61. The Revolution's kicker Manuel Cruz nailed a game-winning 16 yard field goal to clinch the win. Nate Davis threw for 173 yards and six total touchdowns for the Venom in the lost. With the lost, the Venom fall to fifth in the league standings. The Venom are back on the road this weekend as they take on the Sioux City Bandits.
The WT men's and women's track and field teams both finished in the top 20 in the NCAA Division II National Championships this weekend. The Lady Buffs finished 20th while the Buffs earned 19th place overall. WT came out with 14 All-Americans with 10 of them being first team All-Americans.
This weekend in high school baseball playoff action, Randall advances with an 8-5 win over El Paso Del Valle, Canyon won their series with Plainview two games to one, and Bushland swept Pampa with a 5-3 win.
The Canyon Lady Eagles' softball season came to an end as they dropped both of their Saturday matchups against number one Aledo in their Region 1-5A semifinal series. Canyon lost both games 9-6 and 11-8 after winning game one on Friday. The Lady Eagles finished their impressive season with a 31-9 overall record.