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April 1, 2013

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RUSK — 19-3A Softball: Rusk's Littlejohn logs 2nd perfect game in last 17 days

RUSK —  Rusk ace and University of Alabama signee Sydney Littlejohn pitched a perfect game and the Lady Eagles leveled Palestine, 15-0, at Lady Eagle park Thursday night. Littlejohn also hurled a masterpiece in her team's 10-0 win over Lindale on March 12. The No.4-ranked (Class 3A) Lady Eagles ran their record to 17-2 overall, 4-0 in 19-3A play with the win. Rusk has an open date Tuesday and will travel to Groesbeck next Friday. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m.

TAPPS 4-3A Baseball: Brook Hill makes short work of Dallas First Baptist

DALLAS — Brook Hill torched Dallas First Baptist 11-1 (5 innings) in TAPPS 4-3A action that took place Thursday night. Collin Mondrick drove in three runs and got credit for the win on the hill for the Guard, who are now 2-0 in conference play. Michael Greening went 2-for-2 and stroked a triple for the Guard while Blake Maddox accounted for a double. Brook Hill will entertain McKinney Christian at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

18-2A Baseball: Tigers humble Harmony, 14-1

GLADEWATER — Ryan Powell pitched Troup to a 14-1 win over Harmony as the Tigers improved to 13-5, 7-1 in 18-2A play. Troup out hit the Eagles (2-6 in 18-2A) 11-5 in the game, which went official after five frames due to the 10-run rule. Troup will return home to take on West Rusk at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Mason Mallard had two triples for the Tigers with Kody Welch adding a double.

16-4A Softball: Lindale smokes Jacksonville

Lindale sent 11 runs home in the top of the sixth inning to break open a close game as the visiting Lady Eagles crushed the Maidens of Jacksonville, 14-1 (6 innings), on Thursday night. Damonica Franklin blasted a solo homer run in the second inning for the Maidens (9-12, 1-4 16-4A). Caitlin Benson had a solo homer for the winners. Lindale is now 6-20, 2-3 on the year. Jacksonville is off on Tuesday and will trek to Corsicana for a 6 p.m. game next Friday.

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    Troup's Lady Tiger softball team sent its three seniors off in fine fashion Friday night by walloping Winona, 11-0, at Lady Tiger Park.

    The win locked up the District t 18-2A championship for Troup, and marked the fourth-straight season that the Lady Tigers have won the district crown.

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  • 04-23-Melchor.jpg Tribe soccer sends 4 to 35-4A first team; Melchor District Offensive MVP

    Martin Melchor of Jacksonville High School was voted by the District 35-4A boys soccer coaches as the circuit's Offensive Most Valuable Player.

    Melchor is the all-time leading scorer in Tribe soccer history. He will continue his academic and athletic career at Coastal Carolina University (NCAA, Division I) following his graduation from JHS later this spring.

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  • mail_001.jpg JUCO Tennis: Jaguars hold at No. 13 in latest ITA poll; women up one spot

    In the latest International Tennis Association junior college polls that came out on Thursday, the Jacksonville College Jaguars held steady at No. 13 in the nation while the Lady Jags moved up one spot to No. 24.

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  • Bullard-B.jpg Bullard ace strikes out 14 in warm-up game

    The Lady Panthers of Bullard nailed down their 20th win of the season on Monday by humbling Harelton, 10-2, in a warm-up game that was played at the UT-Tyler Softball Field.

    The Lady Panthers will take on Athens in a Class 3A, Region II bi-district best-of-three series that gets under way beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at Grand Saline High School.

    The teams will travel back to Grand Saline for a noon game on Saturday, with a Game 3 (if needed) to follow the second contest.

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  • Alto.gif Alto boys win area track championship

    Alto earned 181 points to easily out distance second place Timpson (147) to win the team title of the Class A District 20/21 Area Meet that was hosted by Shelbyville High School late last week

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  • Troup softball image.jpg Troup to tangle with Jefferson in bi-district

    Troup will open post season play by taking on Jefferson's Lady Bulldogs at 7 p.m. Friday at LeTourneau University in Longview.

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  • images.jpg New Summerfield qualifies handful for regionals

    Four individuals plus a relay team from New Summerfield High School earned berths in the Class A, Region II Championships, to be held in Palestine later this week.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • mail-4.jpg Jacksonville College soccer finds a honey hole at Pine Tree High

    In fishing a honey hole is a spot in a body of water that has proven to be ideal for catching fish.

    Jacksonville College head soccer coach, Rafael Gonzalez, has found his talent honey hole at Pine Tree High School in Longview.

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  • 04-22-Rusk bsb + foto.jpg Rusk grinds out 4-2 win over Jacksonville

    Rusk got in its playoff mindset early as the Eagles prevailed over Jacksonville by a score of 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at Eagle Park.

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  • troup_tigers.gif Smith catapults Troup to 2-1 win over Winona

    Troup's Luke Smith paid double dividends for his team during the Tigers' 2-1 District 18-2A victory over Winona.

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