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November 1, 2012

DAVID COLEMAN: How area players fared in college games

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PORT ARTHUR —

John Prescott, Lamar, DL (Ozen): Prescott had four tackles, including one for a loss, in the 56-7 loss to Sam Houston State, giving him 25 tackles this season.

Chris Raggett, McNeese State, S (Ozen): Raggett had two tackles in the 35-24 victory over Stephen F. Austin, giving him 21 tackles this season.

Taylor Reed, Southern Methodist, LB (West Brook): Reed had six tackles, inlcuding two for a loss, and one sack in the 44-13 homecoming victory over Memphis. The senior has 48 tackles, including eight for a loss, four sacks, two interceptions, four PBUs and a quarterback hit this season.

Bruce Reyes, Missouri Valley College, QB (West Brook): Reyes completed 21 of 26 passes for 207 yards and four TDs in the 67-13 victory over Peru State. The sophomore also had 25 rushing yards and a TD. Reyes has thrown for 1,277 passing yards and scored 14 TDs this season.

Jarrian Rhone, West Texas A&M, WR (Silsbee): Rhone had 10 catches for 77 yards and a TD in the 52-28 victory over West Georgia. The redshirt freshman has 27 catches for 301 yards and three TDs this season.

Elandon Roberts, Morgan State, LB (Memorial): Roberts had a team-high 16 tackles in the 28-23 loss to Delaware State. The true freshman has 76 tackles, inlcuding seven for a loss, one sack and one interception this season.

Mark Roberts, Houston, WR (West Orange-Stark): Roberts caught one pass for 12 yards in the 45-35 victory over Texas-El Paso. The sophomore has three catches for 40 yards this season.

Radermon Scypion, Houston, DL (Memorial): Scypion had one tackle and recovered a fumble in the 45-35 victory over Texas-El Paso, giving him 15 tackles this season.

Stan Sullivan, Incarnate Word, WR (Ozen): Sullivan returned one kickoff for minus-5 yards in the 45-20 loss to Tarleton State.

Branden Thomas, Lamar, DB (Central): Thomas had two tackles in the 56-7 loss to Sam Houston State, giving him 28 tackles this season.

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    The Bassmaster Elite Series returns to Southeast Texas in March 2015 to fish out of Orange.
    The announcement was made last week, ahead of Bassmaster’s official tournament schedule announcement and the buzz is already strong in Southeast Texas and beyond.
    I was in Orlando, Fla. attending the ICAST (fishing trade) show and talked with a number of top anglers including Kevin VanDam, Mike Iaconelli and Shaw Grigsby who said it was no surprise they would return considering the massive turnout for the weigh-ins and that the area welcomed them in a very special way.
    It’s far too early to speculate anything like who the top contenders will be or how the fishing will be but there are some things to keep in mind and to look for over the next few months and into the event itself.
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    Last go-round probably 2/3 of the field fished the area but this time I expect that to be just about everyone. Many of the anglers that did not pre-fish told me they expected to have a lot of water to fish but the sheer volume and diversity was almost overwhelming.
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    • Bigger Turnout-Last year some 34,000 people attended the event which set a Bassmaster record for an Elite event.
     It was broken a couple of weeks later in New York but I fully expect the 2015 tournament to draw 40,000 plus. The reason they are coming back is not for the stellar fishing because while we have lots of bass, everyone knows our fishery cannot compare to Toledo Bend for example.
    The support from the public however was amazing and that is what is bringing the top anglers on the planet to fish our area.
    We will have the very best coverage of the event beginning now and leading up to it with exclusive interviews with all of the top pros with not only their thoughts on the big event but with unique tips on how you can catch more fish.
    It’s an exciting time and I look forward to bringing you special coverage on a special event.
    (To contact Chester Moore, e-mail him at cmooreoutdoors@gmail.com. You can hear him on “Moore Outdoors” Fridays from 6-7 p.m. on Newstalk AM 560 KLVI or online at www.klvi.com or watch him on “God’ Outdoors with Chester Moore” Saturdays at 10 a.m. on GETV.org)

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