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Brazos County officials are distributing free backpacks, school supplies and gift cards for K-12 students on July 12 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Bryan High Silver Campus Cafeteria.
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Texas A&M infielder Ali Camarillo (2) thros to first during Texas A&M’s game against Louisiana at the NCAA Bryan-College Station Regional Final at Olsen Field on Sunday, June 2, 2024. (Chris Swann/The Battalion)
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Bob Rogers, holding a special edition of The Battalion.
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Shalina SabihJuly 15, 2024

In his various positions, Professor Emeritus Bob Rogers laid down the stepping stones that student journalists at Texas A&M walk today, carving...

Chancellor John Sharp during a Board of Regents meeting discussing the appointmet of interim dean Mark Welsh and discussion of a McElroy settlement on Sunday, July 30, 2023 in the Memorial Student Center.
Analysis: Chancellor Sharp’s retirement comes with new dilemmas
Nicholas Gutteridge, Managing Editor • July 2, 2024

Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp announced Monday he will be retiring on June 30, 2025.  A figure notorious in state politics,...

Texas A&M vs. Alabama Game 1

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Photo by Photo by Meredith Seaver

The Alabama series opener is the first opener in SEC play the Aggies have won.

The Aggies defeated the Crimson Tide at Olsen Field Thursday evening as they opened the series against Alabama. They will face off again Friday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Photos by Meredith Seaver

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  • Sophomore shortstop Braden Shewmake advances and slides into second base.

  • After diving into third third base, senior catcher Cole Bedford is called safe.

  • Alabama pitchers had the 12th Man in their ears all night, most of the time by shouting the name of those on the mound.

  • The bubble machines in Blue Bell made appearances during the 12 runs scored by the Aggies.

  • Junior second baseman Michael Helman hits a sacrifice bunt in order to advance runners.

  • Senior left handed pitcher Kaylor Chafin had two strikeouts against Alabama.

  • Sophomore catcher and first baseman Hunter Coleman watches as a pitch goes by home plate.

  • Alabama designated hitter Matt Malkin hit a two run home run off of the scoreboard to give the Crimson Tide the lead over the Aggies.

  • Junior right handed pitcher Nolan Hoffman faced nine batters in two innings pitched with a total of 31 pitches.

  • “Olsen Magic” is the slogan that can be seen from the walls of Olsen Field to the first base bag.

  • Alabama pitcher Sam Finnerty throws to first in an attempt to pick off the Aggie base runner.

  • Sophomore outfielder Cam Blake lowers his stance to bunt the ball and advance his teammates on base.

  • Junior catcher Cole Bedford finished the night with four hits and five RBIs.

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