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Date Game Broadcast Time
March 31 Philadelphia Phillies at Texas Rangers 1:00pm
April 1 Philadelphia Philles at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 2 Philadelphia Phillies at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 4 Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays 5:30pm
April 5 Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays 5:30pm
April 6 Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays 12:00Noon
April 7 Texas Rangers at Boston Red Sox 5:30pm
April 8 Texas Rangers at Boston Red Sox 5:00pm
April 9 Texas Rangers At Boston Red Sox 2:30pm
April 11 Houston Astros at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 12 Houston Astros at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 13 Houston Astros at Texas Rangers 1:30pm
April 14 Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 15 Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 16 Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 17 Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers 2:00pm (JIP)
April 18 Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 19 Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 20 Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers 1:30pm
April 21 Texas Rangers at Oakland A's 8:30pm
April 22 Texas Rangers at Oakland A's 8:30pm
April 23 Texas Rangers at Oakland A's 2:00pm
April 25 Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners 8:30pm
April 26 Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners 7:30pm
April 27 Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners 2:30pm
April 28 Oakland A's at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 29 Oakland A's at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
April 30 Oakland A's at Texas Rangers 6:30pm
 May 2  Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels 8:30pm
May 3 Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels 7:30pm




- WEEKDAY GAMES BEGINNING BEFORE 2:00PM WILL BE JOINED IN PROGRESS AT 2:00PM -

ALL GAMES WILL BE PRECEDED BY THE TEXAS RANGERS PREGAME SHOW
AND FOLLOWED BY 
TEXAS RANGERS POSTGAME SHOW


 

TEXAS RANGERS NEWS

LOCAL SPORTS HEADLINES

BULLS ANNOUNCE DIVISION FINAL SCHEDULE

For the third time in four years one of the best rivalries in the North American Hockey League will be renewed in the South Division final and a birth to the Robertson Cup National Semi-Final.

The Amarillo Bulls will host the Topeka RoadRunners in the Best-Of-Five series that begins this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m at the Amarillo Civic Center.

The scene for games 3 and 4 (if necessary) will shift to Kansas Expo Center Landon Arena for next Thursday, Apr. 24 and Friday, Apr. 25 also at 7:05 p.m. If a fifth and deciding game is needed it will be back at the Amarillo Civic Center on Monday, Apr. 28 at 7 p.m. 

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF, TENNIS

Regional golf tournaments wrapped up on Tuesday with mixed results for teams and individuals around the area.

In the 5A Boys Tournament in Lubbock, Tascosa finished in 10th place overall.

Randall's Clay Lankford finished tied for fourth in the Region I-4A tournament in Abilene to qualify for the state tournament as an individual medalist.

In the team competition, Amarillo High boys finished 8th and Canyon 9th.

At the I-3A tournament, Borger finished seventh while Perryton finished ninth

In Class 2A, Connor Willimon of Spearman qualified for the state tournament with a third place finish in the medalist race. Among teams from the area, Bushland had the best showing with an eighth place finish.

The Panhandle boys came in second in the 1A tournament and will advance to state. Also, players from the area swept the top three spots in the medalist standings, as West Texas High’s Trevor Millard, Happy’s Mitchell Downing and Saylem Maddox of Memphis will go to the state tournament as individuals.

Defending state champion Memphis girls won the Regional the team title with Gruver coming in second.

Memphis also took the top two spots in the medalist standings, as Cassy Monzingo and Kenley Maddox finished one and two.

Also qualifying for state as medalists are Fort Elliott’s Shaley Goad who was fifth and Shamrock’s Destry Morgan in sixth.

 

Despite losing the final in boys singles at the 4A Regional Tennis meet in Abilene yesterday, Amarillo High's Davis Stewart qualified for the state tournament.

The Canyon Boys Doubles Sammy Hogan & Dylan Strickland are also advancing to State. After losing in the semifinals, they managed to win a playback match with a team from Lubbock High to take the second spot.  

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL RESULTS

In high school baseball on Tuesday, Tascosa beat Odessa High 11-3.  With the win and Coronado's loss to Permian, Tascosa is now tied for the 4th and final playoff berth in District 2-5A.

In 3-4A, Amarillo High, Randall and Canyon all won to remain tied for first. The Sandies beat Caprock 9-2, Randall rolled past Palo Duro 14-2 and Canyon downed Dumas 10-0.  

 

 

WT SPRING SPORTS

The #1-ranked West Texas A&M softball team posted two more wins today. The Lady Buffs beat New Mexico Highlands 28-2 and 8-0 in a doubleheader in Canyon. In that first game, WT broke three Lone Star Conference records for runs, hits and RBI in a single game.

The Lady Buffs are now 42-4 on the season and will host Eastern New Mexico in two LSC games on Friday. 

 

The Buffaloes baseball team won two of three games at home last weekend against Eastern New Mexico. WT head coach Matt Vanderburg said they just aren't hitting on all cylinders right now but he is confident they will be able to get back to their early season form in the final ten games of the regular season.

The Buffs are now tied for first with Texas A&M-Kingsville as they prepare to play four games at Angelo State this weekend.

 

The WT track and field teams had another impressive showing last weekend at their meet in Canyon. Head coach Darren Flowers was especially proud of Randall High product Libby Strickland. The Randall High product broke two individual school records and added a third with the 4x400m relay team on Saturday afternoon in Canyon at the West Texas A&M Open. Additionally, Zach Weatherly broke his own school record in the hammer throw for the No. 17 Buffs for the second straight week. The Buffs and Lady Buffs both combined to set seven new or improved provisional marks. 

 

Sophomore Libby Strickland broke two individual school records and added a third with the 4x400m relay team on Saturday afternoon in Canyon at the West Texas A&M Open. Additionally, Zach Weatherly broke his own school record in the hammer throw for the No. 17 Buffs for the second straight week. The Buffs and Lady Buffs both combined to set seven new or improved provisional marks. 

 

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