Tommy Green Rodeo Company and Evant Rodeo Association are teaming up to offer a junior rodeo May 15 at 8 p.m. Evant’s arena is located on U.S. Highway 281 at the south end of town near the football stadium.

Incoming senior defensive lineman Owen Seaver and incoming senior receiver Mike Murray both announced invitations to play in the 2021 Tiki Bowl in Hawaii.

MLB players’ union balks at league’s proposal for half-season with shared revenue

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are in negotiations about a proposed plan to start the season on July 1 without fans. MLB owners approved one proposal earlier this week that would include an 82-game regional schedule, 30-man active rosters, 14 teams in the postseason with games played in home cities in October, and a 50/50 revenue split for players and owners.

Academic all-state baseball

Lampasas seniors Ethan Rascoe and Hunter Rebando received academic all-state recognition in baseball.

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Mike Murray, a Lampasas Badger receiver in the Class of 2021, anounced a verbal commitment to the University of New Mexico on Twitter on Sunday.

The New Mexico Lobos compete in the NCAA Division I Mountain West Conference. 

Another incoming senior ranked as elite football prospect

Owen Seaver (50) was ranked Texas’ No. 5 defensive end in the Class of 2021 without an official college offer. He’s shown attempting to block a Brazosport extra point in the 2019 playoffs. Can’t Miss Sports, a football recruiting organization, released defensive end rankings last week -- shortly after ranking another Badger, John Long, the No. 1 unoffered offensive lienman.

Tennis ladder forming for fall 2020

Caylin Watson (now a sophomore) is No. 1 on the Lady Badger’s tennis ladder for Fall 2020. A ladder, similar to a depth chart, normally is formed through challenge matches in team practice during the spring. Coach Kenneth Peiser said players could challenge teammates for higher spots if practice starts as scheduled on Aug. 3.