Newberry wins Costa AOY


Houston bass pro Dicky Newberry recently nailed down the Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division Angler of the Year title with a 24th-place finish in the season finale held in early October on Oklahoma’s Grand Lake.

Newberry, 65, went into the final event as the AOY points leader after finishing 13th in the season opener at Lake Amistad and seventh Sam Rayburn. The AOY title came with a $5,000 pay day.