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Kevin O’Connor Kommentary July 31

Downtown Bryan Update

Sandy Farris of the Downtown Bryan Association (DBA) visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about DBA night at the Brazos Valley Bombers game, August First Friday, the first August Terrific Tuesday, and an update on September’s Texas Reds Festival.

Marlins Get Cosart From Astros in 6-Player Deal

MIAMI (AP) _ Right-hander Jarred Cosart has been traded by the Houston Astros to the Miami Marlins in a six-player deal. The Marlins also acquired infielder-outfielder Kiki Hernandez and outfielder Austin Wates in exchange for third baseman Colin Moran, outfielder Jake Marisnick, right-hander Francis Martes and a 2015 compensatory draft pick. The Marlins, traditionally sellers […]

Bolt Returning to A&M as Assistant Coach

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M Baseball has named former University of Nebraska player and assistant coach Will Bolt to the staff, Aggie Head Coach Rob Childress announced on Thursday. Bolt previously served a two-year stint as a volunteer assistant coach at Texas A&M in 2006-07. Bolt’s primary functions will include coordinating the offensive game, mentoring […]

David Price Traded to Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have acquired All-Star left-hander David Price in a blockbuster three-team trade with the Tampa Bay Rays and Seattle Mariners, a source has confirmed to ESPN’s Jayson Stark. Detroit sent center fielder Austin Jackson to Seattle while Tampa Bay received left-handerDrew Smyly from the Tigers and infielder Nick Franklin from the Mariners, according to multiple reports. Price, the American League Cy Young award winner in […]

Texas A&M Football Reveals New Locker Room

The “Loan Ranger Bandit” Rides No More

A man accused of robbing financial institutions in three states, including College Station…dubbed the Loan Ranger…rides no more. It’s been almost two years since College Station police investigated an armed robbery at FedStar credit union. Lt. Chuck Fleeger says the suspect was picked up following a similar robbery in Benton, Arkansas. 37 year old RIchard […]

Housing Proposed by the New Owner of the Former Briarcrest Country Club

Update 8/4: Bryan city officials say at the developer’s request, the public hearing on the rezoning request at the Phillips Event Center has been postponed until at least September 4th. Original story: The new owner of what used to be called Briarcrest Country Club wants to add housing on the property. The Bryan planning and […]

More Economic Incentives Proposed for Biocorridor Development

A multimillion dollar retail and hotel development in the biocorridor is expected to include more economic development incentives. Brazos County commissioners this week unanimously approved a proposed amendment to an agreement made with the city of Bryan in 2000 to accomodate what’s known as the Atlas development. If approved by the city, $3.8 million dollars […]

USA Today Preseason Coaches Poll Released

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS FIRST PLACE VOTES PREVIOUS RANK CHANGE HI/LOW* 1 Florida State Seminoles 14-0 1543 56 NR — 2 Alabama Crimson Tide 11-2 1455 0 NR — 3 Oklahoma Sooners 11-2 1382 3 NR — 4 Oregon Ducks 11-2 1314 1 NR — 5 Auburn Tigers 12-2 1271 0 NR — 6 Ohio […]

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