Golfer leaves his mark

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Logan Young made history for the Concordia University Texas men's golf team.

The Golf Coaches Association of America named the Normangee High School graduate a PING first-team All-American. He became the first in program history to receive that honor, according to the school's online site.

The sophomore was recognized for his performance this season, culminating in him finishing as runner-up of the NCAA Division III Championships in Greensboro, N.C.

Young shot 285 (72-69-73-71), losing the third playoff hole by two strokes. The team placed fourth among 18, its best finish in school history.

He completed the season with a 72.67 scoring average, seventh among Division III men, according to Golfstat. His average was second in the American Southwest Conference.

Young was named to the Division III PING all-West Region team and all-conference first team.

Football

Sul Ross State University true freshman Trent Navarro played two consecutive games, against Louisiana College and Southwestern University. The offensive lineman competed for Normangee.

Men's rodeo

Madisonville High product Colby Lovell paired with Clint Summers in team roping events during May. They tied for fourth at the Crockett Lions Club event and earned $541. They were sixth in the first round of team roping at the Pioneer Days Rodeo in Oklahoma and tied for seventh at the Beef Empire Days in Kansas. As of May 30, Lovell ranked 28th among team roping headers for the Texas Circuit and earned $2,625.93, according to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

Former Mustang James Arnold and Charly Crawford placed seventh in team roping at a Lakeside, Calif., event. Arnold was 30th in the Texas Circuit team roping heeler standings as of May 30 and earned $2,266.31.

Send updates about area athletes to Barbara Boxleitner at jdanddoc@gmail.com.

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