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The Battalion

The intersection of Bizzell Street and College Avenue on Monday, Jan. 22, 2024.
Farmers fight Hurricane Beryl
Aggies across South Texas left reeling in wake of unexpectedly dangerous storm
J. M. Wise, News Reporter • July 20, 2024
Duke forward Cooper Flagg during a visit at a Duke game in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Flagg is one fo the top recruits in Dukes 2025 class. (Photo courtesy of Morgan Chu/The Chronicle)
From high school competition to the best in the world
Roman Arteaga, Sports Writer • July 24, 2024

Coming out of high school, Cooper Flagg has been deemed a surefire future NBA talent and has been compared to superstars such as Paul George...

Bob Rogers, holding a special edition of The Battalion.
Lyle Lovett, other past students remember Bob Rogers
Shalina Sabih July 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...

The referees and starting lineups of the Brazilian and Mexican national teams walk onto Kyle Field before the MexTour match on Saturday, June 8, 2024. (Kyle Heise/The Battalion)
Opinion: Bring the USWNT to Kyle Field
Ian Curtis, Sports Reporter • July 24, 2024

As I wandered somewhere in between the Brazilian carnival dancers and luchador masks that surrounded Kyle Field in the hours before the June...

National reaction to A&M-Ole Miss

Photo by via @AggieFootball Twitter

Senior placekicker Seth Small kicked a 43-yard field goal for the Aggies in the fourth quarter, bringing the score to 13-15 in favor of Ole Miss, but cutting the lead by two points. 

In a crucial, must-win matchup, Texas A&M football dropped the ball.
The Aggies got out to a slow start against the Ole Miss Rebels, falling behind by 15 points before mounting a comeback after halftime. Multiple turnovers, along with inefficient third down and red zone conversions, spelled the end for A&M, falling 29-19.
Here is how social media reacted to A&M’s third Southeastern Conference loss of the year:
The inability to capitalize on big moments ultimately spelled the end for A&M. On the other end of the spectrum, Ole Miss executed multiple momentum-shifting plays, stifling A&M’s momentum.
But even in defeat, select members of the maroon and white squad still shined brightly, including sophomore running back Devon Achane and junior defensive lineman DeMarvin Leal.
A&M was not the only team which struggled, as many members of the SEC — both current and soon-to-be — fell short.
With two games left in the season, the Aggies have just one home matchup to get their season back on track before bowl season begins.

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