The Morning Stake: July 11th

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Track & Field

Adkins Headed to Rio! Congrats to just-graduated Texas Tech high jumper Bradley Adkins for qualifying for the Rio Olympic Games!

Carson Wins Silver. Hannah Carson did not end up having a throw that went far enough, but she still finished with a silver medal in the meet to qualify for the Rio Olympics:

Carson is one of the best that’s every come through Lubbock, both as a person and a student-athlete.


Anderson at The Opening. Texas Tech commit Jack Anderson was in Oregon this weekend attending The Opening and here’s a couple of 

Do Work. Don’t ask me why these freshmen are posting videos of working out on Twitter, but here you go. #TTU20 makes me feel old.

Amendola and The Dream.

Mahomes’ NFL Prospects.’s Lance Zierlein talked about a quarterback prospects and has QB Patrick Mahomes 8th on his list:

In 2015, Mahomes led the nation with 393 total yards per game, and joined Chad Kelly and Deshaun Watson as the three quarterbacks to throw for at least 30 touchdowns and rush for 10 or more scores. Mahomes has an NFL arm, and can crank up plenty of zip for the deep outs or to fit the ball into tight spots. He plays with an undeniable swagger, and has the mobility to extend plays and win with his arm or feet. While he has size, toughness and arm strength, Mahomes’ accuracy needs to improve and he will need to eliminate his careless interceptions on intermediate and deep throws. He doesn’t always throw with anticipation or win from the pocket, but he’s a natural-born leader and competitor.

Why the Big 12 Wants the Baylor Information. Via CBS Sports’ Jon Solomon wrote about why the Big 12 wants Baylor’s information regarding the sexual assault investigation:

What transpired at Baylor, both before and after the university released some findings from an investigation, caused serious concern among some Big 12 presidents about potential NCAA violations and how deep the scandal goes, according to three conference sources who requested anonymity to speak on the matter.

Miscellaneous. ESPN’s Brandon Chatmon predicts week 9 of the Big 12 season and predicts a win against TCU for Texas Tech . . .

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