TVCC Lady Cards reach the Elite 8

By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

Welcome to the Elite 8.

They may be the No. 20 seed, but the Lady Cards sure didn’t play like it Wednesday afternoon in a 78-69 win against fourth-seeded Jones County. It was one of their most complete-game performances of the season.

The win moves them into the regional quarterfinal action Thursday at the beautiful Rip Griffin Center on the campus of Lubbock Christian University. The Lady Cards (29-5) are scheduled to take on No. 12 Walters State (30-5), which pulled off its own upset in the second round, claiming a 57-54 against Cochise, the tournament’s No. 5 seed.

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Around the Town: Lessons from the cow

By Loretta Humble/Around the Town

I passed that cow as on my way to town the other morning and laughed. Then I thought about it and turned around to try to get a picture. In my haste to catch her in the act, I kind of stopped in the road. Brandon Huls caught me at it and told me to stop playing in the road. The lighting wasn’t right, but I think you can get the idea. (By the way, she was not stuck. I watched her straighten up and turn around and go right back.)

I posted the picture on Facebook, saying I was thinking about a column about the grass always seeming greener, I got some good responses. My daughter Tina Norwood didn’t try to get a parable out of it. She suggested maybe the cow was looking for some grass that hadn’t been used for a bathroom.

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