LAS VEGAS (AP) – After many years of the NFL and other pro leagues staying as far away as they could from sports betting because they said it was necessary to protect the integrity of their games, they now have a much different challenge.

Lady Reds win regional tourney

With the state tournament on the line, the Clinton High School girls’ golf program buckled down Tuesday at the regional tournament at Elk City, and with eventual regional champion Addyson Littke leading the way, brought home the victory as the Lady Reds shot 346 on the day.

As the calendar changes into May, the Clinton High School and Arapaho-Butler High School athletic programs have their hopes on multiple deep playoff runs.

Running tough

Clinton’s Xadrian Hernandez competes in one of the distance races at a meet this spring.

(AP) – Lawmakers in Arkansas, Texas and elsewhere are working to remove barriers between college athletes trying to cash in on their fame and the schools for which they play as administrators discover the benefits of moving athlete compensation activities in-house.