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Alumni Report

NFL

JONATHAN BABINEAUX

Falcons defensive tackle

Lincoln ’00

Played but did not record any statistics in a 44-21 home win over the Packers for the NFC championship.

MATT BRYANT

Falcons kicker

Bridge City ’94

Went 5 for 6 on extra points and made a 28-yard field goal against the Packers. Bryant was selected for the upcoming Pro Bowl, but will not participate due to preparation for the Super Bowl.

ELANDON ROBERTS

Patriots linebacker

PA Memorial ’12

Had two solo tackles in Sunday’s 36-17 home win over the Steelers for the AFC championship.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

DORIAN CHATMAN

Lamar forward 

PA Memorial ’15

Has shot 10 for 11 his last two games combined. He had eight points in an 87-65 loss at Sam Houston State on Thursday and 15 points in an 87-76 win at Nicholls State on Saturday.

ZACH ENGLISH

John Brown guard

Nederland ’13

Had 17 points (4-for-4 free throw shooting) in a 77-64 home win over St. Gregory’s (Okla.) and 12 points in a 100-70 loss at the University of the Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

JAKEIRA FORD

UTEP forward

PA Memorial ’16

Scored eight points in a 97-76 loss at UTSA.

JOYCE KENNERSON

Texas Southern guard

PA Memorial ’15

Scored 27 points in a 75-74 overtime loss at Mississippi Valley State on Monday. Was held to five points in a 49-45 loss at Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday.

JASE MIGUEZ

Southeastern guard

Nederland ’16

Scored three points in a 94-85 loss to Warner (Fla.).

COLTON WEISBROD

Lamar forward

Nederland ’14

Was held to six points at Nicholls State on Saturday and at Sam Houston State on Thursday.

TRACK AND FIELD

ALEXUS HENRY

UT-Arlington jumper

Bridge City ’15

Jumped 5 feet, 8 1/2 inches in the high jump at the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational on Saturday.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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