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A woman shoots a gun on a range during Tackleberrys’ gun class (Submitted photo).

Outdoors: Local shop offers several gun courses


Guns in our country are really in the spotlight. Fear is a big factor among many now in our society — terrorism, night club mass murders, policemen being murdered, domestic violence.

Guns are not the problem.  

It is hate in the hearts of people. The murder of 84 people in Nice, France, was done with a truck.  

Maybe we should outlaw trucks.

On the Texas scene open carry is now legal if you have passed the certified concealed carry course. I’m not too excited about open carry. I think it’s primarily a macho thing.  

Texas State senior quarterback Tyler Jones (far right), who has started all but one of the past 33 games, chats with his teammates (Daily Record Photo by Gerald Castillo).

Features: Texas State quarterback Tyler Jones is forging his legacy

Daily Record Sports

Four years ago, Tyler Jones wasn’t on anyone’s radar.

He was the sub-200 pound true freshman quarterback from Stephenville who was expected to sit behind either senior Tyler Arndt or spring game standout Jordan Moore. Following his breakout game against Wyoming, he was the young kid amongst a team of 59 juniors and seniors in 2013.

Now his role is reversed.

College Football: Five Texas State players named to College Sports Madness' preseason All-Sun Belt teams

Sports Editor

Back in March, Frankie Griffin’s name wasn’t known to many Texas State fans.

Or even the media, for that matter.

And rightfully so as Griffin, who was redshirted as a freshman and sat out the 2015 campaign with a knee injury, hasn’t compiled any stats in a Bobcat uniform.

Yet, in the aftermath of Texas State’s spring drills, the Spring native earned the praise of Everett Withers. 

NFL's first female official felt pressure — after the season

AP Sports Writer

IRVING (AP) — Sarah Thomas was never hit by the pressure of being the first woman to be a full-time NFL game official until after her first season on the job.

It wasn’t until this past offseason that Thomas pondered what really happened after accomplishing her goal, which was to work full-time at football’s highest level and not necessarily be a trailblazer in doing so.

PGA Championship: Instead of making history, Spieth trying to ignore it

AP Golf Writer

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth walked with purpose down the long corridor toward his locker, not stopping to look at the photos and scorecards that cover more than a century of golf history at Baltusrol.
Maybe that was just as well.

History has proven to be his toughest opponent this year, and it was bound to be a losing battle.


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