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© 2013 Skeeter Nash
© 2013 Skeeter Nash
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Goodbye, North Star Drive Ball Field!

If you haven't driven up North Star Drive in Victoria recently (that's the street where the KIXS 108/Townsquare Media studios and offices are), then you may not have seen the flurry of earth-moving activity happening on the piece of land in the middle of the two sections of the street. This area of grassy field had been, for many years, a place where aspiring Major League players would learn and practice their baseball skills. A rusty backstop is the only evidence left of what was once, I'm sure, a "field of dreams." And, it's only a matter of time before

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Nolan Ryan To Be Special Guest At UHV Event

This morning, I got to spend a few minutes talking with Ashley Walyuchow (pictured), Director of Athletics at the University of Houston-Victoria. Ashley gave us a preview of a special fundraising event set for August 28, 2013 at Riverside Stadium, "A Night For The Jaguars." Major League Baseball Hall of Famer (and Texas baseball legend) Nolan Ryan with be the special guest for the evening, which promises to be about baseball, the UHV athletics program, and much more!

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You Can Be The Ultimate ’12th Man’

No one has ever had 12THMAN on an official Texas license plate.  Now for the first time, Texas A&M University and MyPlates.com will auction the right to display the one and only 12THMAN license plate. Are YOU the 'ultimate' Aggies fan?

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Hallettsville Brahmas Win State Baseball Title

Congratulations to the Hallettsville Brahmas baseball team! They are the class 2A state champions!  Reagan McAda pitched a complete game and had two hits to lead Hallettsville to a 4-2 win over Hughes Springs in the state final yesterday (6/6/13) at Dell Diamond in Round Rock. McAda was also named the MVP of the championship game.

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Giants Trounce Tigers In World Series Game One

Pablo Sandoval homered in each of his first three at-bats as the Giants trounced the Tigers, 8-3, in Game One of the World Series. Sandoval went 4-for-4 with three runs and four RBI en route to joining Reggie Jackson, Albert Pujols and Babe Ruth as the only players in history with three homers in a single World Series game. Barry Zito pitched five-and-two-thirds innings, only giving up one run for the win. Zito also smacked an RBI single.

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Japan Routs Tennessee, 12-2, to Win 2012 Little League World Series

Noriatsu Osaka had three home runs and a triple, as the team from Tokyo, Japan beat Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 12-2, on Sunday in the championship game of the 2012 Little League World Series in South Williamsport, PA.

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Carrie Underwood Throws the First Pitch at Blue Jays / Yankees Baseball Game

Carrie Underwood put aside her microphone over the weekend and picked up a baseball instead. The ‘Blown Away’ hitmaker stepped up to the pitcher’s mound at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada to throw out the first pitch at the Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees baseball game on Sunday night (August 12).

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Weekly MLB Report: Who Will Be Dealt By The Trade Deadline?

Major league teams have until 4 p.m. on Tuesday to make a non-waiver trade to help their team. Meanwhile, the Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Dodgers continued winning streaks on Sunday. Here’s what’s happening in Major League Baseball:

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Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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Fan Controlled Sports?

How does that sound?  I for one am for it.  The reason behind the title is simple.  The video below shows two soccer guys putting dog shock collars on the soccer players and the opposing coach/fan would shock the opposing players/team

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Ronnie Dunn Delivers Beautiful Rendition of the National Anthem at World Series Game 3

The scene of the World Series shifted from the chill of St. Louis to the much warmer confines of Texas last night. For Game 3 of the Fall Classic between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals, country crooner Ronnie Dunn was called upon to sing he National Anthem, completing the trifecta of country artists singing the song for the first three World Series games.

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Jason Aldean Kicks Off All Star Week Tonight In Phoenix

 What could possibly be any better than all-star baseball and country music all in the same spot? If that is your idea of a dream evening, then tonight, you're in luck!

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Baseball Fan Rips Foul Ball From Hands of Woman [VIDEO]

After retrieving a foul ball that had been hit into the dugout, Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Melvin Mora flipped the ball into the front row of the stands.

His toss was intended for a young blond woman, who had the kind of look that would encourage a guy to give a girl a baseball.

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