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Texas State Notebook: Felix Romero nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

From Staff Reports

Felix Romero has been busy this offseason rehabbing a torn ACL.

But that hasn’t stopped the rising senior from being active in the community. Romero has been heavily involved in the football team’s volunteer projects. 

His efforts haven’t gone unnoticed, either. 

On Wednesday, the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced that the Bobcats’ senior offensive lineman is a nominee for the 2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, one of the more coveted off-the-field honors in college football.   

MLB: Despite rocky finish to first half, Rangers remain as AL's best team

By STEPHEN HAWKINS 
AP Sports Writer

ARLINGTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers went into the All-Star break reeling, with nine losses their last 12 games and three-fifths of their starting rotation still on the disabled list.

Their last game was a 10-run loss at home to the team with the American League’s worst record.

“We went through a stretch where we didn’t play good as a team,” third baseman Adrian Beltre said. “We understand we’re going to go through highs and lows and I assume this is our low.”

High School Athletics: NFHS adopts new rules for 2017 season in baseball and softball

By ISHMAEL JOHNSON
Daily Record Sports

The National Federation of State High School Associations announced rule changes for the 2017 season earlier this week for baseball and softball. The Baseball Rules  Committee met June 5 through 7 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the rules were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.

While softball’s rule changes were mostly in regard to uniform regulation baseball had two more significant changes to its official rulebook.

Outdoors writer receives unique experience in Africa

By JIM DARNELL
Outdoors

Want a real adventure in life? My wife Beth and I decided at 74 years of age to go for it.  

We volunteered to serve two months on the African Mercy medical mission ship off the coast of East Africa. We were the oldest couple on the ship.

Mercy Ships, Inc., sail to ports in West and East Africa to bring mercy and healing to suffering, impoverished Africans. The ship is equipped with seven operating rooms and a 70 bed hospital. Surgeries, medical care, medicine and kindness are dispensed to thousands who arrive from villages at the port.

Texas State associate head coach John Wiley, who resigned from his post on Wednesday for “personal reasons,” moved to San Marcos after six seasons at East Carolina (Photo by Texas State athletics).

College Football: Associate head coach John Wiley resigns from post at Texas State, citing 'personal reasons'

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor

Texas State associate head coach John Wiley has resigned from his post effective immediately, the team announced on Wednesday afternoon.

“John is resigning for personal/ family reasons and we will respect and support his decision,” head coach Everett Withers said in a statement. “We are in the process of interviewing and completing the search to replace him and expect to have a coach in place in the very near future. No future comments will be made on the resignation of Coach Wiley.”

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