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No. 13 Baylor in Big 12 title game with 24-10 win over Texas

WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer accounted for 296 yards and two touchdowns and No. 13 Baylor wrapped up a spot in the Big 12 championship game with a 24-10 victory over Texas on Saturday, a week after the Bears missed a chance to do so with their first loss of the season. The Bears […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Baylor, WACO Texas AP, Charlie Brewer


No. 13 Baylor faces Texas with chance for Big 12 title spot

WACO, Texas (AP) — Sam Tecklenburg is the only player who has started every game for No. 13 Baylor the past three seasons, a stretch when the Bears have gone from 11 losses to a winning record with a bowl victory and now on the verge of making the Big 12 championship game. Baylor (9-1, […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Baylor, WACO Texas AP, Sam Tecklenburg


No. 2 Baylor women beat Lamar 90-28 for 34th win in row

WACO, Texas (AP) — Graduate transfer Erin DeGrate scored 19 points, NaLyssa Smith added 18 on 8-of-8 shooting and Queen Egbo had another double-double as No. 2 and defending national champion Baylor won its 34th game in a row, 90-28 over Lamar on Thursday night. Playing for the second time in three nights, all 10 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Baylor, Lamar, WACO Texas AP, NaLyssa Smith, Egbo, Erin DeGrate


No. 2 Baylor women win 1st true test 58-46 over No. 22 USF

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Nalyssa Smith added 12 points and No. 2 Baylor survived its first true test this season. The defending national champion Lady Bears finally pulled away late in a 58-46 win over No. 22 South Florida on Tuesday night. After winning their first three […]
Tags: News, Sports, Baylor, South Florida, USF, WACO Texas AP, NaLyssa Smith, Egbo


Top 25 Women’s Capsules

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Nalyssa Smith added 12 points and No. 2 Baylor survived its first true test this season. The defending national champion Lady Bears finally pulled away late in a 58-46 win over No. 22 South Florida on Tuesday night. After winning their first three […]
Tags: News, Sports, Baylor, South Florida, WACO Texas AP, NaLyssa Smith, Egbo


No. 24 Baylor rebounds with 72-63 win over Texas State

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew already expected a tough game against an experienced opponent that won 24 games last season. The Bears were also playing without their preseason All-Big 12 forward. Jared Butler scored 15 points, Freddie Gillespie had 11 points and 11 rebounds, and three other players scored in double figures […]
Tags: News, Sports, Baylor, Texas State, WACO Texas AP, Scott Drew, Freddie Gillespie, Jared Butler


Smith, Cox record double-doubles, No. 2 Baylor wins in rout

WACO, Texas (AP) — NaLyssa Smith and preseason AP All-America post Lauren Cox had double-doubles for No. 2 Baylor and the defending national champion Lady Bears opened the season with a 97-29 win over New Hampshire on Tuesday night. Smith had 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Lady Bears, while Cox had 11 points […]
Tags: News, Sports, America, New Hampshire, Smith, Baylor, Cox, WACO Texas AP, Lauren Cox, NaLyssa Smith, Smith Cox


Butler’s 30 points lead No. 16 Baylor to 105-61 win over UCA

WACO, Texas (AP) — Jared Butler scored 30 points with a career-high eight 3-pointers to lead four Baylor players in double figures and the No. 16 Bears opened coach Scott Drew’s 17th season with a 105-61 victory over Central Arkansas on Tuesday. The hometown Bears scored the first 19 points in the game that began […]
Tags: News, Sports, Baylor, Butler, UCA, WACO Texas AP, Scott Drew, Central Arkansas, Jared Butler


No. 12 Baylor still undefeated after 17-14 win over WVU

WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns and John Mayers kicked a go-ahead 36-yard field goal to help No. 12 Baylor win its 10th game in a row, 17-14 over West Virginia on Thursday night. The Bears (8-0, 5-0 Big 12), who two seasons ago won only one game, […]
Tags: News, Sports, West Virginia, WVU, Baylor, WACO Texas AP, Charlie Brewer, John Mayers


No. 12 Baylor beats West Virginia 17-14 to improve to 8-0

WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns and John Mayers kicked a go-ahead 36-yard field goal to help No. 12 Baylor win its 10th game in a row, 17-14 over West Virginia on Thursday night. The Bears (8-0, 5-0 Big 12), who two seasons ago won only one game, […]
Tags: News, Sports, West Virginia, Baylor, WACO Texas AP, Charlie Brewer, John Mayers


No. 16 Baylor loses Kegler as season arrives

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor was forced to adjust quickly when Tristan Clark, then the nation’s top field goal shooter, suffered a knee injury a week into Big 12 play last season. The No. 16 Bears had a little more time to prepare for the unexpected loss of a starter this time. While Clark is […]
Tags: News, Sports, Baylor, Clark, WACO Texas AP, Kegler, Tristan Clark


Texas prosecutor tosses charges in 1992 teen double slaying

WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas man who was sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting two teenagers in 1992 is now a free man after a district attorney dismissed the charges. Richard Bryan Kussmaul was convicted of capital murder in 1994 for killing 17-year-old Leslie Murphy and 14-year-old Stephen Neighbors in a mobile […]
Tags: Texas, News, WACO Texas AP, Richard Bryan Kussmaul, Leslie Murphy, Stephen Neighbors


No. 18 Baylor upperclassmen go from 1-11 to Big 12 co-leader

WACO, Texas (AP) — Big and versatile Sam Tecklenburg found it hard to think about when Baylor would be good again while the Bears were losing all those games his sophomore season two years ago. That was Matt Rhule’s first season, which the coach described as unbelievably difficult “because you see the guys, they work […]
Tags: News, Sports, Baylor, WACO Texas AP, Matt Rhule, Sam Tecklenburg


Coming of age: Rhule, No. 22 Baylor going against Texas Tech

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Matt Rhule remembers his message to the team after a lopsided loss two years ago midway through his first season. “You guys are puppies, you are sophomores and freshmen. Just wait your turn, keep working hard and eventually you will be better,” Rhule recalled this week. “So now we […]
Tags: News, Sports, Baylor, Texas Tech, Rhule, WACO Texas AP, Matt Rhule


QB Brewer cleared for No. 22 Baylor after taking hard hit

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor starting quarterback Charlie Brewer has been cleared to practice and play for the No. 22 Bears, who will be without starting left tackle Connor Galvin. Coach Matt Rhule said Monday that Brewer is fine after taking a hard hit early in the fourth quarter of Baylor’s 31-12 win at Kansas […]
Tags: News, Sports, Kansas, Baylor, Brewer, WACO Texas AP, Matt Rhule, Charlie Brewer, Connor Galvin


‘Fixer Upper’ stars Chip, Joanna Gaines to open Texas hotel

WACO, Texas (AP) — The next redo project for former “Fixer Upper” TV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines will be a Texas hotel. The couple on Thursday announced plans to transform a three-story office building into a boutique hotel in Waco. The site is a few blocks from their Magnolia Market at the Silos. McLennan […]
Tags: Business, Texas, News, Nation, Waco, Joanna Gaines, WACO Texas AP, Silos McLennan


Central Texas man, 38, gets life term for leading drug ring

WACO, Texas (AP) — A 38-year-old Central Texas man has been sentenced to life in federal prison for leading a drug trafficking ring. Prosecutors say Daniel Louis Lopez was sentenced Tuesday in Waco. The Waco man in January pleaded guilty to conspiracy with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Investigators say Lopez was among 20 people indicted […]
Tags: News, Nation, Waco, Lopez, Central Texas, WACO Texas AP, Daniel Louis Lopez


Baylor announces $100M gift, largest in university’s history

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has announced a $100 million donation that administrators say is the largest gift in school history. A Baylor statement says the donor wishes to remain anonymous. The donation, announced Saturday night in Waco, has been earmarked for Baylor’s $1.1 billion Give Light philanthropic campaign that includes teaching, research and […]
Tags: News, Nation, Baylor University, Baylor, Waco, WACO Texas AP


National champion Baylor women set for White House visit

WACO, Texas (AP) — National champion Baylor has accepted an invitation to visit the White House next week. The school said Wednesday that coach Kim Mulkey and the Lady Bears are scheduled to be in Washington on Monday to celebrate their third national championship. They are expected to visit with President Donald Trump. Mulkey and […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Sports, Nation, College sports, Baylor, WACO Texas AP, Kim Mulkey, Donald Trump Mulkey


Baylor’s Cox won’t need knee surgery after title game injury

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor junior post Lauren Cox has a sprained MCL with bone bruising in her left knee and won’t need surgery after getting hurt in the national championship game. Cox had an MRI and an examination Monday after Baylor’s on-campus celebration of its third national title. The school said there is no […]
Tags: News, Sports, Baylor, Cox, WACO Texas AP, Lauren Cox


Prosecutors Drop All Charges In 2015 Waco Biker Shootout That Left Nine Dead

WACO, Texas (AP) — No one will be convicted or otherwise held accountable for the 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco restaurant parking lot that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured, prosecutors in Central Texas said Tuesday. In a statement announcing all charges will be dropped in the deadliest biker shooting in U.S. history, McLennan County District Attorney Barry Johnson said any further effort to prosecute the case would be a “waste of time, effort and resources.” “...
Tags: News, Shooting, Law, Johnson, Twin Peaks, Barry Johnson, Waco, Reyna, Central Texas, Bandidos, McLennan County, WACO Texas AP, Matt Shuham, Abel Reyna, Mark Snodgrass, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association


Prosecutors drop all charges in deadly Waco biker shootout

WACO, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say no one will be punished for the 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas, that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured. McLennan County District Attorney Barry Johnson said in a statement Tuesday that he’s dropping all remaining charges, and that any further effort to […]
Tags: News, Nation, Barry Johnson, Waco Texas, McLennan County, WACO Texas AP


Judge orders release of documents in Baylor assault cases

WACO, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a law firm to turn over thousands of records that lawyers say should give a fuller accounting of how Baylor University responded to sexual assault allegations made by students. Judge Robert Pitman ruled Thursday that Philadelphia-based Pepper Hamilton must produce all materials related to its internal […]
Tags: News, Sports, Nation, Philadelphia, Baylor University, Baylor, Robert Pitman, Pepper Hamilton, WACO Texas AP


Kalani Brown faces final chance for Final Four with Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown has a long list of accomplishments at Baylor, with Big 12 regular-season titles and NCAA Tournament trips in each of her four seasons. The 6-foot-7 senior center also has plenty of well-deserved individual awards. “There’s only one thing to check off my list … that’s the Final Four,” Brown […]
Tags: News, Sports, College sports, Ncaa, Baylor, WACO Texas AP, Kalani Brown


Baylor women 11th Sweet 16 in row after beating Cal 102-63

WACO, Texas (AP) — Juicy Landrum scored 20 points with four 3-pointers and No. 1 overall seed Baylor advanced to the women’s NCAA Sweet 16 for the 11th season in a row with a 102-63 win over California on Monday night. The Big 12 champion Lady Bears (33-1) were trailing late in the first quarter […]
Tags: News, California, Sports, Ncaa, Baylor, WACO Texas AP, Juicy Landrum


Top-seed Baylor women overwhelm NCAA 1st-timer ACU 95-38

WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown and her Baylor teammates got to be silly and goofy when their first-round women’s NCAA Tournament game was over. They had a different kind of fun on the court. “I just thought we were having fun today doing what we do best, getting out in transition,” Brown said. “We […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ncaa, Baylor, Brown, WACO Texas AP, Kalani Brown


Anigwe 18 points, 22 rebounds as Cal women beat UNC 92-72

WACO, Texas (AP) — Kristine Anigwe extended her season-long streak of double-doubles with 18 points and 22 rebounds as California rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half to beat North Carolina 92-72 in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament on Saturday. Anigwe scored all but two of her points after halftime […]
Tags: News, California, Sports, Ncaa, North Carolina, Cal, UNC, WACO Texas AP, Kristine Anigwe, Anigwe


Starr says he raised money for former player’s rape defense

WACO, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor University President Ken Starr says he raised money on behalf of a former Baylor football player who was recently acquitted of sexual assault. Starr told the Waco Tribune-Herald that he hosted a fundraiser at his home for the legal defense fund of Shawn Oakman, a former star defensive end […]
Tags: News, Sports, Nation, Baylor University, Baylor, Starr, Shawn Oakman, WACO Texas AP, Ken Starr, Waco Tribune Herald


Likekele scores 23 for Oklahoma State in 67-64 win at Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — Isaac Likekele had 23 points, nine rebounds and six assists as last-place Oklahoma State won 67-64 at Baylor on Wednesday night. Yor Anei added 14 points, nine rebounds and six blocks for the Cowboys (11-19, 4-13 Big 12), who snapped a three-game losing streak and won for only the second time […]
Tags: News, Cowboys, Sports, Baylor, Oklahoma State, WACO Texas AP, Isaac Likekele, Yor Anei


‘Fixer Upper’ stars Chip, Joanna Gaines at Silos service

WACO, Texas (AP) — The stars of TV’s “Fixer Upper” show joined a relocated Texas congregation for church on the lawn of the couple’s Magnolia Market at the Silos amid expansion of nearby Interstate 35. Chip and Joanna Gaines were on hand Sunday as about 200 members of Church Under the Bridge in Waco began […]
Tags: Texas, Television, News, Entertainment, Nation, Waco, Joanna Gaines, WACO Texas AP