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Aggie baseball wins last of three to save first series sweep of season

It was a challenging weekend for Aggie baseball. They dropped two games of their series against LSU in heartbreaking fashion, but on Saturday, they changed that four-game SEC losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the LSU Tigers to avoid the weekend sweep.

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Saturday 04/25/2015
Seven-run fourth dooms A&M softball in game two against No. 1 Florida
Posted: April 25, 2015

The Texas A&M softball team fell 9-5 to the Florida Gators on Saturday, surrendering a five-run lead by allowing seven runs in the fourth inning. With this loss, the Aggies have now dropped two consecutive SEC series against top-five opponents.

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A&M softball lets lead slip away at No. 1 Florida, 5-2
Posted: April 25, 2015

The Texas A&M softball team fell 5-2 to the Florida Gators on Friday in Gainesville in game one of a three-game series.

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Officials show off best press box 'ever seen in the state of Texas'
Updated: April 25, 2015 - 2:23 pm

A&M Chancellor John Sharp showed members of the media the new east-side press box on Friday.

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Thursday 04/23/2015
No. 2 Texas A&M drops 9th-inning heartbreaker at top-ranked LSU
Posted: April 23, 2015

The Texas A&M baseball team dropped its highly anticipated series opener with LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by a count of 4-3 Thursday night. 

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A&M softball faces stiff test at No. 1 Florida
Posted: April 23, 2015

Welcome to the heart of SEC play, where there are no easy games.

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Wednesday 04/22/2015
No. 1 track poised for strong meet at Penn Relay Carnival this weekend
Posted: April 22, 2015

The No. 1 Texas A&M men and women’s track and field teams are set to spend an extended weekend in the city of brotherly love as they compete in the 121st Penn Relay Carnival. The Aggies have enjoyed recent success at the event, claiming six consecutive 4x100 relay victories and taking the top spot in six of the past seven 4x200 relay races.

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Retake the top: No. 2 A&M to meet now-No. 1 LSU in series
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:01 pm

After winning its mid-week contest against UT-Arlington on Tuesday afternoon, the Aggie baseball team now faces its tallest task of the season thus far.

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No. 2 A&M baseball rebounds with win over UT-Arlington
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 7:10 am

After dropping its first series of the season, A&M baseball needed a win to end its first losing skid of the year and did just that in a 4-2 win over UT-Arlington on Tuesday afternoon.

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Monday 04/20/2015
Stat Boy: The Olsen Field super-fan
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:28 pm

The Battalion reporter Gracie Mock spoke with Sanden “Sandy” Stewart, Class of 2008, to talk about various A&M baseball traditions. Stewart works at the Health Science Center at Texas A&M, but is known at Olsen Field as “Stat Boy” — an Aggie baseball super-fan with more than 1,500 Twitter followers who keeps statistics at the games.

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Late bomb from Cuyos snaps long home streak from LSU softball
Posted: April 20, 2015

Even though the Texas A&M softball ultimately lost the series, a final game 5-2 win over LSU snapped the Tigers perfect home record, bringing it to 30-1 on the season.

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Childress calls matchup against UTA, 'The most important game of the year'
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 8:45 pm

Over the weekend, the A&M baseball team dropped its first weekend series of the season to the Arkansas Razorbacks. On their first losing streak of the season, the Aggies look to rebound Tuesday in their mid-week contest against the UT-Arlington Mavericks.

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Jordan lives up to hype, Middleton's Bucks fall in game one
Posted: April 20, 2015

DeAndre Jordan, who played for the Aggies during the 2007-2008 season, is making his fourth appearance in the playoffs and is the favorite to win the Defensive Player of the Year award.

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Sunday 04/19/2015
Women take top 2 spots, seal SEC championship
Updated: April 19, 2015 - 11:49 pm

The Texas A&M women’s golf team brought home the SEC Championship Sunday after shooting a historic 13-under par and garnering a total score of 851 over the three days.

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Series sweep in jeopardy after A&M softball fell in game two against LSU
Posted: April 19, 2015

The Texas A&M softball team fell short Sunday with a score of 6-3 against the LSU Tigers and dropped the series in the process.

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Baseball loses first series of season at the hands of Arkansas
Updated: April 19, 2015 - 11:50 pm

Maybe it was the weather delays or just something in the air, but for the first time this season the No. 1 Texas A&M baseball team showed signs of mortality Sunday against the visiting Razorbacks.

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Men’s tennis wins SEC championship on home court
Updated: April 19, 2015 - 11:49 pm

The Texas A&M men’s tennis team completed its campaign for a second straight SEC tournament championship Sunday when it defeated the Georgia Bulldogs 4-2 at the Mitchell Tennis Center.

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Men's golf places 10th in SEC Championships
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 7:29 pm

The Aggie men’s golf team (286,282,287) finished the tournament at 15-over par overall and shot seven-over during their final round on Sunday.

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Track accumulates five wins before inclement weather halts meet
Posted: April 19, 2015

The Texas A&M track and field team was able to notch five victories in Waco at the Michael Johnson Classic before inclement weather converged on the facilities and led to a premature end to the evening’s running session. Events that remained uncontested due to the weather include the men and women’s 200 m, the women’s 5000 m, and both 4x400 relays. Some final results in the field events were also affected.

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Aggie equestrian falls to Auburn in the NCEA quarterfinals
Updated: April 19, 2015 - 9:30 pm

The No. 4 Texas A&M equestrian team’s season has come to an end by means of a 9-6 defeat in the NCEA quarterfinals at the hands of conference rival No. 5 Auburn.

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A&M falls to Arkansas 9-8 in resumed Game 2
Updated: April 19, 2015 - 9:33 pm

The Texas A&M baseball team dropped game two of the three-game series with Arkansas, 9-8, Sunday afternoon at Blue Bell Park in College Station.

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Saturday 04/18/2015
Quiet hitting results in loss for A&M softball in game one against LSU
Posted: April 18, 2015

The Texas A&M softball team fell 6-1 to the LSU Tigers in game one of the three-game series Saturday night.

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Explosive fifth inning handles Arkansas in game one of doubleheader
Updated: April 19, 2015 - 11:18 am

After thunderstorms canceled Friday’s opening series game with Arkansas, the Texas A&M baseball team’s bats responded with a thunderstorm of their own in a 13-6 victory in the first of a Saturday doubleheader at Olsen Field.

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Men’s tennis sweeps past Mississippi State, looks to defend SEC title against Georgia
Updated: April 19, 2015 - 10:00 pm

The No. 6 Texas A&M men’s tennis team defeated No. 20 Mississippi State (19-7) Saturday to earn its place in Sunday’s SEC championship match. Sunday will mark the second straight year that the Aggies have made it to the championship round of the conference tournament.

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Friday 04/17/2015
Manziel submits apology letter, but not done proving naysayers wrong
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 5:57 pm

Fresh out of his recent stint in rehab, Johnny Manziel released the following statement through the Cleveland Browns today:

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Men's tennis advances to SEC semifinal, women sent home to await NCAA tournament
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 6:44 pm

The Texas A&M men’s and women’s tennis teams began play in the SEC tournament Friday, the men at home and the women at South Carolina University.

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Thursday 04/16/2015
Track makes short trip to Waco for Michael Johnson Invitational
Posted: April 16, 2015

After two weeks out west in Tempe and Palo Alto, the No. 1 men and women’s track team will get the opportunity to perform in-state once again at this weekend’s Michael Johnson Invitational.

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Top-ranked baseball hosts hot Arkansas Razorbacks
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 11:02 am

Texas A&M has not dropped an SEC weekend series all season, and this weekend the Aggies’ full attention will be on the Arkansas Razorbacks, a team that is starting to come together.

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A&M softball faces challenge in weekend series at LSU
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 11:13 am

The Texas A&M softball team will look to take the momentum from its midweek victory into Baton Rouge this weekend to face No. 3 LSU in an important three-game series. If they win, the Aggies will be the first to blemish LSU’s 28-0 home record.

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Women's golf travels to SEC Championships with momentum
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 11:53 pm

The Texas A&M women’s golf team faces one of its biggest challenges of the season this weekend at the SEC Championships in Hoover, Alabama.

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With the sport on the hot seat, Aggie equestrian heads to NCEA Championships
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 9:16 pm

Twelve teams from across the country travel to Waco this weekend to take part in this year’s NCEA National Championship. No. 4 Texas A&M will enter competition as one of the most decorated teams with a roster stocked with six All-Americans and five All-SEC honorees.

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Men's golf seeks first SEC championship this weekend
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 10:03 pm

The Texas A&M men’s golf team will tee up in St. Simon Island, Georgia, Friday for the SEC Championships.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
April Ryan grand slam provides for a hot night in run-rule victory for Aggie softball
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:31 pm

An eight-run first inning helped the Texas A&M softball team defeat the Lamar Cardinals 13-0 in five innings Wednesday at the Aggie Softball Complex.

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Allemand and Taylor keeps Aggies perfect in weekday games with 3-2 victory
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:28 pm

Logan Taylor and Blake Allemand accounted for all three scores to erase two deficits and scrape out a 3-2 small ball styled victory over Abilene Christian.

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Tuesday 04/14/2015
A&M prepares for upcoming SEC tournament play
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 3:41 pm

The Texas A&M men’s and women’s tennis teams are preparing for the upcoming SEC tournaments that commence Wednesday, April 15. Having both finished their regular seasons off strongly, the men and women will enter their respective tournaments ranked among the top three seeds.

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Lamar to visit Aggie Softball Complex for midweek tilt against A&M
Posted: April 14, 2015

After a 2-1 series loss over the weekend, the Texas A&M softball team lines up for a midweek visit from Lamar on Wednesday at the Aggie Softball Complex.

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Sophomore continues tear through women's golf world with eye on the future
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 10:11 pm

Speaking with A&M’s Marijosse Navarro, a sophomore whose quiet voice matches her shy and humble personality, you wouldn’t know you were engaging one of the most relentless and dominant rising stars of the women’s golf world.

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A&M-UT rivalry renewed — in baseball, at least
Updated: April 23, 2015 - 1:19 pm

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Aggie fans will get another year of Danuel House, who will stay for his senior season
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 11:55 pm

After coming up just shy of an NCAA tournament bed, the A&M men's hoops team found the silver lining Monday — guard Danuel House will return for his senior season.

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Monday 04/13/2015
Ballpark Ballads: Players weigh in on the science of choosing the perfect walk-up song
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 3:05 pm

As every Texas A&M baseball player approaches the plate, a hand-picked walk-up song is played throughout the park — everything from Johnny Cash to Chamillionaire. 

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Trio of former A&M hoops stars set to take pro basketball’s biggest stage
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 10:23 pm

March Madness may be over, but basketball certainly isn’t. With the NBA playoffs starting Saturday, a handful of teams are still battling for a bid, while few have the luxury of coasting and resting until the weekend.

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Aggie Ryan Palmer wraps up Masters in 33rd place
Updated: April 13, 2015 - 12:30 am

A&M graduate Ryan Palmer finished his fifth Masters Sunday, posting a score of even for the tournament, putting him in a tie for 33rd. 

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5 Takeaways from the win against Mississippi State
Updated: April 13, 2015 - 5:43 pm

1. A&M’s bullpen is fantastic

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Unstoppable: Pair of grand slams power A&M past Mississippi State to take series
Updated: April 13, 2015 - 9:33 am

The Aggies continued their dominant run this weekend with another SEC series win, this time over Mississippi State. The series was tied going into Sunday, but a 13-5 win — highlighted by two grand slams — helped A&M clinch the series.

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Sunday 04/12/2015
Women's tennis finishes regular season strong, men's streak ends
Updated: April 13, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Both the Texas A&M men's and women's teams concluded regular season play this weekend. The women finished up with two conference wins as the men fell to TCU, ending their win streak. 

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Underdog elevates men's track, women's track gets all-around effort
Updated: April 12, 2015 - 11:17 pm

Senior Bralon Taplin posted a collegiate leading time in the open 400 at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Arizona, where he finished second to the defending Olympic champion in the event, Kirani James, ahead of the reigning Bowerman trophy winner, his teammate Deon Lendore.

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Men's golf seeks momentum in last regular season tourney
Posted: April 12, 2015

The Texas A&M men’s golf team returns to its home course, the Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas this Sunday to host the Reveille Challenge.

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Saturday 04/11/2015
A&M softball splits doubleheader, drops series to Auburn
Posted: April 11, 2015

The No. 23 Texas A&M softball team split its doubleheader against the Auburn Tigers Saturday in a day that featured three separate rain delays. 

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Spring football concludes; Sumlin, Allen, Obioha speak with media
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 10:32 pm

Spring football has come to an end for A&M. On Saturday, the team practiced for the final time and head coach Kevin Sumlin, Kyle Allen and Julien Obioha talked to the media to wrap things up.

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Solid pitching prevents Aggies from clinching weekend series on day two
Posted: April 11, 2015

The Texas A&M baseball team could not overcome the bullpen of Mississippi State, falling 3-2 loss to Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon.

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