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UIL SOFTBALL LOCAL PLAYOFFS

Three softball playoff matchups among local teams have been announced:

Class 5A

• Nederland vs. Dayton: Game 1 at Nederland, 6 p.m. Thursday; Game 2 at Dayton, 5 p.m. Friday (Game 3, if necessary, immediately following Game 2)

• Port Neches-Groves vs. Kingwood Park: Game 1 at Kingwood Park, 6 p.m. Thursday; Game 2 at PNG, 5 p.m. Friday (Game 3, if necessary, immediately following Game 2)

Class 2A

• Sabine Pass vs. Somerville: One game, at Crosby, 6:30 p.m. Thursday

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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