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KEYE TV Sports Exclusive: BEVO Shares His Turf

Updated: Saturday, August 3 2013, 09:47 PM CDT

Standing for all things UT for more than 90 years, BEVO's story reads like a historical tale.  But there's never been a chapter quite like this one.

"Reveille is always curious, especially when she sees BEVO," says Daylon Koster, Mascot Corporal for Reveille VIII, the official mascot of Texas A&M University.

We found plenty of vegetation on BEVO's ranch Northwest of Austin, but Thursday nothing was more vibrant than the olive branch.

"It's just such a big tradition," says Koster, Texas A&M Class of '15.  "Not just for A&M not just for Longhorns but for Texas in general, it makes kids want to play sports."

Daylon Koster, a Cedar Park native, is with the Mascot Company in the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets.  As part of the Sunrise Showmanship Camp, he brought the highest ranking member of the Corps, Reveille VIII, the Cadet General, behind enemy lines.

"We're here today giving leadership presentations with the theme being lead the way," says Koster, in his first year as Reveille VIII's handler.

This is the first time Reveille has been on BEVO's home turf, and obviously we are not talking about Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium.  But while it's the first time, it might also be the last time, as this Sunday Texas A&M officially moves from the Big 12 to the SEC.

"Old Aggies and alumni have always valued that rivalry, not only with UT but with all the other schools in the Big 12," says Koster.

"I think anytime you have a school with a great tradition it's going to be respected by other schools with great traditions," says Brady Maus, a BEVO handler and member of the UT Silver Spurs.

Texas and Texas A&M first met on the football field in 1894.  But a rivalry that even outdates their legendary mascots has reached its end, at least for a while.  And while some might remember the results a little better than others, one thing is for sure.  Starting next season, these old rivals will have to find a new trail to blaze.KEYE TV Sports Exclusive: BEVO Shares His Turf


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Scores & Schedules

April 17, 2014 07:11 GMT

INTERLEAGUE

N-Y Yankees 3 Chi Cubs 0 (first game)

N-Y Yankees 2 Chi Cubs 0 (second game)

AMERICAN LEAGUE Wednesday's Games

Baltimore 3, Tampa Bay 0

Cleveland 3, Detroit 2

Texas 3, Seattle 2

Kansas City 6, Houston 4, 11 innings

Boston 6, Chicago White Sox 4, 14 innings

Toronto at Minnesota, ppd., rain

L.A. Angels 5, Oakland 4, 12 innings

Thursday's Games

Cleveland (Salazar 0-1) at Detroit (Verlander 1-1), 1:08 p.m.

Toronto (Dickey 1-2) at Minnesota (Pelfrey 0-2), 1:10 p.m., 1st game

Seattle (E.Ramirez 1-2) at Texas (Scheppers 0-1), 2:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 1-2) at Tampa Bay (Price 2-0), 7:10 p.m.

Toronto (McGowan 1-1) at Minnesota (Gibson 2-0), 7:10 p.m., 2nd game

Boston (Lester 1-2) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 3-0), 8:10 p.m.

Kansas City (Shields 0-2) at Houston (Feldman 2-0), 8:10 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Wednesday's Games

Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 0

Milwaukee 5, St. Louis 1

N.Y. Mets 5, Arizona 2

Atlanta 1, Philadelphia 0

Washington 6, Miami 3

San Diego 4, Colorado 2

San Francisco 2, L.A. Dodgers 1

Thursday's Games

Atlanta (A.Wood 2-1) at Philadelphia (Burnett 0-1), 1:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 2-1) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 2-0), 3:45 p.m.

Colorado (Morales 0-1) at San Diego (Kennedy 1-2), 6:40 p.m.

Milwaukee (Gallardo 2-0) at Pittsburgh (Volquez 0-0), 7:05 p.m.

St. Louis (Wainwright 2-1) at Washington (Jordan 0-1), 7:05 p.m.

NBA

Wednesday's Games

Indiana 101, Orlando 86

Charlotte 91, Chicago 86, OT

Utah 136, Minnesota 130,2OT

Oklahoma City 112, Detroit 111

Atlanta 111, Milwaukee 103

Memphis 106, Dallas 105, OT

L.A. Lakers 113, San Antonio 100

New Orleans 105, Houston 100

Washington 118, Boston 102

Cleveland 114, Brooklyn 85

Philadelphia 100, Miami 87

New York 95, Toronto 92

Portland 110, L.A. Clippers 104

Phoenix 104, Sacramento 99

Golden State 116, Denver 112

Friday's Games

No games scheduled

NHL PLAYOFFS

FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Wednesday, April 16

Montreal 5, Tampa Bay 4, OT, Montreal leads series 1-0

Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3, Pittsburgh leads series 1-0

Anaheim 4, Dallas 3, Anaheim leads series 1-0

Thursday, April 17

Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

Chicago at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Colorado, 9:30 p.m.

Los Angeles at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

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KEYE-TV Sports Team


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