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1.  'Senor Sack', ex-high school player share bond that transcends words | kens5.com San Antonio
This was pretty darned good and if you want a summary of what the San Antonio Red Raider Luncheon, read Btech's FanPost and this update on "Senor Sack", Gabe Rivera.  Definitely worth your time this morning.

2.  ADAMS NAMED ITA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR IN TEXAS REGION - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE and Carvalho Receives ITA Region Award - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
Congrats to Samantha Adams and Raony Carvalho for receiving individual tennis awards, Adams receivers the Rookie of the Year  and Carvalho receives the Texas Player to Watch.

3.  Texas Tech Closes Regular Season at No. 18 Texas A&M - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE and 2011 Academic All-Big 12 Softball Team Announced - Big 12 Conference - Official Athletic Site
Good luck to the Lady Raiders, hope like heck they have done enough to get into the NCAA Tournament!  Also, 7 players of the softball team made the Academic All-Big 12 teams, 6 on the first team and 1 on the second team.  Congrats!

4.  Texas Tech Visits Missouri for Pivotal Big 12 Series - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE and Taking 25 for the team: McGruder just gets on base | Lubbock Online | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Big series for the baseball team and if you want an idea as to how young this team is, all three starting pitchers are freshmen and they're starting in one of the biggest series of the year.  Good luck to David Paiz, Trey Masek and Duke von Schamann. 

5.  How Aaron Douglas' Death Made The Internet Mad At ESPN - From Our Editors - SBNation.com
This was covered so well by SBN's Holly Anderson. 

6.  Rush The Court " Blog Archive " Paging Ken Krayeske, You’re Needed in Austin…
Remember when legislators were upset at Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville received a raise?  Well, UT basketball coach Rick Barnes received a $200,000 raise and legislators are upset. 

7.  Missouri’s Kim English has college basketball’s best fan club - The Dagger - NCAAB Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Missou guard Kim English is pretty awesome.

8.  To Catch a Predator, Part One - Black Heart Gold Pants
Recruiting is creepy and this one is definitely worth your time.  Excellent work by BHGP.

9.  Hulking Rockdale senior Clark wants 3A state success in discus, shot put - TDTNews.com - Temple Daily Telegram
Good luck to Texas Tech signee, OL LaRaven Clark, in the state tournament!  I think that there may be some other Texas Tech signees who are participants, so please leave any you find in the comments.

10.  The Baylor Bears And The Celebrity Hot Tub Party - SBNation.com
The best preview of the Baylor Bears that you'll read on the internets.  Promise.

11.  Jim Tressel, And The NCAA Investigation: Defending Your Life - SBNation.com
Good stuff from Barking Carnival's Paul Wadlington (Scipio Tex) about Tressel and Ohio St.

12.  Red Raiders' coaching outlook: 4-2-5 defense has players happy | College Sports Blog | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | The Dallas Morning News
This post was severely lacking in content.  Meh.