The UConn ladies’s basketball crew breezed previous Division II opponent Fort Hays State 111-47 in an exhibition sport at Gampel Pavilion on Sunday afternoon in entrance of a crowd of 8,488, the primary sport the Huskies had performed in entrance of an actual dwelling crowd in some 600 days.

Senior Christyn Williams scored a game-high 20 factors on 9-for-14 taking pictures, whereas 5 others completed in double figures.

Listed here are some takeaways from how the Huskies, together with an intriguing group of newcomers, fared of their closing tuneup earlier than internet hosting Arkansas of their season opener subsequent week.

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Sgt. 1st Class Kyle Tranchitello helps his son Mason, 3, pick out a glove. His wife Heather and their children nominated him for the Fort Bliss Father’s Day contest. They shopped at Academy Sports + Outdoors store Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (Maria Cortes Gonzalez, El Paso Times/TNS)

EL PASO, Texas (Tribune News Service) — Two soldiers from Fort Bliss walked into the Academy Sports + Outdoors store on the West Side on Tuesday afternoon and found out they had each won $1,000 shopping sprees for being great dads.

The gift cards were awarded by the sporting goods store at 801

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Compact will provide certainty for water users, boost economy, protect irrigators’ rights

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Jon Tester introduced the last Montana Tribal water rights settlement to the United States Senate — the The Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 2021.

The Fort Belknap Indian Community (FBIC) water rights settlement will ratify the FBIC water compact with the State of Montana, establish resources for critical water infrastructure development, provide for Tribal and non-Tribal irrigation rights, and return sacred FBIC lands to federal trust. Tester first introduced the settlement in

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Fort Payne High School’s boys basketball teams made the most of their opportunity in getting live game action when the school hosted its first play date of the summer Tuesday.

Seven schools were represented during the day of exhibition games and competitions ranged from the varsity to the ninth-grade level. Pisgah, North Sand Mountain, Etowah, Southside-Gadsden, Guntersville, Kate Duncan Smith DAR and Boaz all fielded teams at the big play date.

“I appreciate all the schools from the area who brought their teams. It made for a great day of basketball,” said Michael Banks, Fort Payne varsity boys basketball head

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FORT SMITH — Trey Prieur returns just four regulars from last year’s AAA American Legion baseball state champion Fort Smith Sportsman, but he’s got an ace in the hole.

Pitcher Connor Johnson, who helped Van Buren to a Class 5A state title, will join the Sportsman this summer.

Johnson, a Central Arkansas signee, went 13-0 on the mound for the Pointers and should help anchor the pitching staff.

Prieur, who begins his 10th year as the head coach of the AAA Sportsman, said bringing a state title back to Fort Smith was an incredible feeling.

“We’re pretty dang proud of

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