The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 159, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 27, 2000 Page: 11 of 12
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Texans trail Javelinas in the Lone Star Conference South; 4-3 record
By Myresa Hurst
Tarleton 69, Cameron, OK 63
The Texans dominated the first half, shooting 48.4 percent from
the floor. Guard Ivan Watson had 24 points and seven assists.
Brandon Burney turned in 26 points and Collat Johnson grabbed
12 boards to give the Texans their first road win of the season.
Southwest Oklahoma 85fTarleton 83
Despite shooting a huge 56.2 percent in the second half, the
Texans were unable to stop the Savage's strong offense. Brandon
Burney led with 32 points and seven rebounds. Johnson also
turned in 14 points and 13 boards.
Tarleton 76, East Central 63
In their first regular home game of the season, the Texans' strong
defense held the Tigers to only 33.1 percent from the floor. Ivan
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Watson played nearly 40 minutes and turned in 27 points.
Tarleton 72, St* Mary's 58
In his first appearance on the court since his injury, senior post
Peter Praznovsky turned in an impressive 22 points. Tarleton
coasted to an easy win, playiijg all but two of their players.
Tarleton 94, Western Washington 82
Though they allowed 50 points in the second half, the Texans
were able to grab their second win after Christmas. Brandon
Burney turned in a huge game with 35 points.
Tarleton 86,Angelo State 76
In their first conference game of the season, the Texans brought a
win to a small but enthusiastic group of their home fans.
Senior guard Aaron King came off the bench and turned in 15
points in just 13 minutes of play Burney was also named Lone
Star Conference South Division Player of the Week,
Tarleton 66, Eastern NM 62
The Texans turned in their second consecutive conference win
after shooting only 30.8 percent in the first half. The Texans rallied
and played a much better second half. Seniors Praznovsky and
King each turned in 14 and 15 points, respectively to clinch the
West Texas A & M 92,Tarleton 85
After a six-hour road trip to Canyon, the Texans felt the sting of
their first conference loss. They put up a huge effort, however,
shooting 51.6 percent. Ivan Watson, Praznovsky, and King all
shot in double figures.
Midwestern Stale 5 0
. Texas A&M- Kingsville 5 2
Tarleton State 4 3
WestTexas&M 3 3
Abilene Christian 3 3
Angelo State 2 3
Texas A&M- Commerce 2 4
Eastern New Mexico 0 6
Texas A & M-Kingsville 78,
Though they led at half time, a
strong defense from TAMU-
Kingsville handed the Texans
their second conference loss of
the season. Johnson led the
team, grabbing 20 boards and
sinking 14 points.
Tarleton 66,Abilene Christian 62
Bouncing back after two
tough losses, the Texans quickly
took control of ACU to bring
home their second conference win of the season. Burney con- ;
tributed 25 points, shooting 84 percent from 3-point territory.
Tarleton 59,Texas A & M-Cornmerce 57
The first half belonged to the Texans, who held the Lions down
to only 24.1 percent from the floor. The second half saw three
Tarleton players in foul trouble, but they were able to hold on and
clinch another conference victory Burney led with 23 points. -
Tarleton 72,Texas Wesleyan 63
Though they struggled with poor shooting in the first half, the
Texans fought hard after halftime and brought home a non-confer-
ence win. Praznovsky turned in 16 points and jjohnson grabbed
Big racks bring big bucks
By Dave Carter
Imagine that you are sitting
under some ancient,
gnarled oak tree
overlooking a serene
valley as the sun
barely peeks over the
horizon to reveal a
frosty new day,
doesn't it? Now
imagine that same
setting with the
biggest deer you have
ever seen standing in the mid-
dle of that pretty picture.
Things just got better!
Every year there are countless
big buck contests across the
state giving away money and
prizes, Tarleton has its own
The Tarleton Big Buck Contest
ended earlier this year with sev-
eral nice deer being taken. The
contest is open to anyone, and
$75 to be
TexAnns fourth in
LSC South; 4-4 record
By Blair Ponder
Special to The j-TAC
Second place winner Greg Mehaffey Pigeon
First place went to Ronnie
Jackson, scoring 156 4/8 taken
in Erath. Second place was
Tarleton student Greg Mehaffey
with 140 1/8, followed by
Tarleton student Brandon
'-""Dodgeri a score 0f 133 2/8.
THE OFFICE OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES
THE STUDENT PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATION
would like to thank die following people for their generous donations to the Angel Tree
Alpha Gamma Delta
Bamma & Jerry Brown
Bush, Pat & Lisa
Charlie & Brenda Gibbens
Dick Smith Library
Dr. Jane Dennis
Dr. Joe Gillespie
Dr. Richard Shigley
Education & Fine Arts
Harold & Doris Smith
Human Resource Mgmt
Joe & Lynn Christopher
Jose O. Arredondo
Juanita Rose Markle
Kappa Delta Chi
Kappa Delta Rho
Kappa Omicron Nu
Kenneth & Amber Barnes
Lisa & Bryan Camp
Mallory Young .
Mary Ann Foreman
Omega Delta Phi
Phi Mu Alpha
Post Office Crew
Pie-Vet Club ,
Presidential Honors Society
Ruthanna & Pat Truly
Sara Kocurek & Family
Susan Sargent <
Tarleton Agricultural Council
Tarleton Athletic Trainers
Tarleton Economics Society
Tarleton RE. AT.
Tau Beta Sigma
Teaching & Learning Center
Tim & Linda Jones
Trina & Trisha Geye
TSU Range Club
TAMU-Kingsvllle 71,Tarleton 61
The TexAnns led at the half,
but could not stop center
Precious Thibodeaux who
scored 25 points in the second
half. Misty Garvin had 21
points in just 18 minutes of
play, but the TexAnns had over
30 turnovers during the game,
Tarleton 73.TWU 67
Alyson Galbraith scored 18
points and hit four of Tarleton's
eight three-pointers in route to
their second conference win.
Tarleton shot a season high 44
percent from the field.
Tarleton 56,TAMU-Commerce 55
The TexAnns struggled the
entire g^m^but gained an'other
conference win with a last sec-
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bench to combine for 23 points
to assist the TexAnns in their
TWU 55,Tarleton 52
The TexAnns shot only 30.3
percent from the field in the
first half and struggled even
more during the second half.
Anderson led the TexAnns with
11 points in the non-conference
Tarleton 80, Midwestern State 64
during the TexAnns largest
margin of victory of
the year. Shea Kester hit three
consecutive three-pointers to
lead Tarleton to their fourth
Lone Star ,,
Texas A&M- Kingsville 7 1
West Texas A&M 6 2
Eastern New Mexico 4 3
Abilene Christian 4 3..
Tarleton State 4 4
Midwestern Statu 4 3
Angelo State 3 5
Texas Woman's 2 6
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