The Texas Sports Hall of Fame will hold a collectibles show on Saturday and Sunday. The show will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Former Houston Astros pitching great J.R. Richard will be on hand to sign autographs from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday. Visitors can also check out the Hall of Fame’s new exhibit celebrating the Astros’ 2017 World Series championship.
The show will feature 30 tables with dealers selling and buying both old and new cards and memorabilia. Dealers will also offer free appraisals of memorabilia.
Hourly giveaways will be held for autographed items, $25 shopping sprees and card sets. There will also be a silent auction for certain items, including autographed jerseys. The auction ends at 2:30 p.m. each day.
BU softball romps to 8-3 win over Liberty
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Maddison Kettler collected three hits and Taylor Ellis and Caitlin Charlton added two hits apiece as the No. 12 Baylor softball team rolled to an 8-3 win over Liberty on Thursday afternoon in the first game of the Liberty Softball Classic.
Baylor’s 10-hit attack was plenty for Regan Green (4-0) who limited Liberty to three hits, a walk and a run in five innings before Goose McGlaun pitched the final two innings.
The Lady Bears (13-3) scored three runs against Liberty (14-6) in the second inning as Ellis and Charlton hit run-scoring singles. Baylor added three more in the third as Kettler drilled a run-scoring double.
Baylor will continue to play in the tournament Friday against Ohio at 9 a.m. followed by Delaware at 11 a.m. The tournament will end Saturday as Baylor faces Delaware at 9 a.m. and Liberty at 11:30 a.m.
Lady Bears tennis to host doubleheader
Baylor women’s tennis will host Incarnate Word and Michigan for a doubleheader at Hurd Tennis Center on Friday. The Bears will start the day off against the Cardinals at 10 a.m. before taking on the Wolverines at 5 p.m.
Baylor has won three straight coming into Friday’s doubleahder.
“We need to start the day by giving our best against Incarnate Word and maintain our focus for a tough Michigan opponent,” said head coach Joey Scrivano in a statement. “This doubleheader is another great opportunity for our team to improve, especially in the area of mental toughness. I’ve seen some amazing growth with this team and it’s so much fun to be a part of it.”
Incarnate Word enters the doubleheader with a 1-8 record this season, while 37th-ranked Michigan is 4-6 this year.