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Founder of first Black-owned US outdoor gear shop: ‘We’re more than the narratives out there’

Jahmicah Dawes stood out during his undergraduate days at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, a small city known for its glut of pro rodeo cowboys and cowgirls. Dawes was no rodeo rider. The only Black person in town, he refashioned his dorm room into something of a stylist’s atelier, and would dress his fellow students in spiffy sneakers and vintage clothing before their date nights.
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Rudder High School hosts Prayer & Support Night for Coach Calvin Hill

BRYAN, Texas — Rudder High School is hosting a Prayer & Support Night for severely injured Coach Calvin Hill at Rudder Stadium on Monday, Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. The track and football coach was involved in a serious crash while driving a bus for Santa's Wonderland on Monday, Nov. 20.

40-year-old West Texas man dies in overturned vehicle crash while traveling through Eastland County Thanksgiving morning

EASTLAND COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A 40-year-old Denver City, Texas man was killed while traveling on I-20 near Ranger Thanksgiving morning. In a crash report from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), a 27-year-old driver and his passenger, Guadalupe Ariza, 40, both of Denver City, were traveling east down I-20 in a 2007 Chevrolet […]

Weber State visits Tarleton State on 4-game road skid

Weber State Wildcats (2-4) at Tarleton State Texans (3-3) BOTTOM LINE: Weber State will attempt to break its four-game road skid when the Wildcats face Tarleton State. The Texans have gone 1-0 in home games. Tarleton State scores 74.7 points while outscoring opponents by 8.0 points per game. The Wildcats...

Wildcats grab win vs. Naaman Forest

The No. 10 Sulphur Springs Wildcats continued their winning ways this season with an impressive 71-51 home win against the Naaman Forest Rangers. The Wildcats were never challenged during the game, as they grabbed the early lead and never relinquished control, leading to the win. The first quarter began with...

Gus Goes Off; Shockers Defeat Tarleton

WICHITA, Kan. — Gus Okafor busted loose for 27 points to help Wichita State fend off Tarleton State, 83-71, and put an end to a dubious shooting streak. Okafor, a graduate transfer from Southeastern Louisiana, averaged less than five points in his first five games as a Shocker before Saturday’s break-through performance in which he made 9-of-11 shots from the field and grabbed eight rebounds.

BOSS volunteers at Morgan Mill Elementary

STEPHENVILLE — Soldiers with the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Program made a two-hour trip north to Morgan Mill Elementary to volunteer with the students, staff and community members here Friday. Three of those Soldiers were Spc. Dallas Parker, BOSS President, Sgt. Ryan Ward, 6th Battalion, 56th Air Defense...

Okafor’s 28 points leads Wichita state over Tarleton State

WICHITA, Kansas-The Wichita State Shockers are a young team, looking for progress. Today, the progress was on show for everyone in the building to see, as the Shockers played what was quite comfortably their most efficient game of the young season so far, as they bounced back from a midweek loss against San Francisco by dispatching the Tarleton State University Texans, 8371 at Charles Koch Arena on Saturday afternoon.

Glenn Rogers: Season of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving was started to give thanks for the blessing of the harvest, at a time when almost all were directly connected to the soil and agricultural pursuits to feed their immediate families. Today, the average U.S. farm feeds 166 people. We live in a nation of abundance, with relative food security — an essential ingredient for national security. I am thankful for American farmers and ranchers that feed our country and help feed many more around the world.

Crowley, November 25 High School 🏈 Game Notice

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Anna Hudson signs letter of intent to attend Tarleton State

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Out in Miami, Anna Hudson signed her letter of intent to run track at Tarleton State. A large contingent of the Miami student body of under 300 students came out to see Hudson sign her letter of intent. She’s a four-time state champion, with two golds in the 100 and 200 meter dash.

Trio of Texan Volleyball student-athletes named to CSC Academic All-District Team

STEPHENVILLE – Three different Tarleton volleyball student-athletes were named to the College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team on Tuesday, CSC announced. Brianna Rhodes, Emma Halcomb and Matti Theurer all landed on the team after standout seasons in the classroom and on the court. To be selected, student-athletes...

Worth a Road Trip: Mineral Wells, Cisco, Albany

Driving north and west from Dallas, the scenery soon turns to rolling hills and, just a bit further, to a flat frontier dotted with cacti and scrub brush. In its oil and transportation heyday, this picturesque region saw tremendous growth and prosperity. And in Mineral Wells, Albany, and Cisco, legacies of restorative natural resources, elegant architecture, creative arts, and world-famous hospitality can still be enjoyed today.