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April 16, 2013


JACKSONVILLE — 16-4A Baseball: Tribe no-hit by Wildcat ace

WHITEHOUSE - Whitehouse ace Patrick Mahomes tossed a no hitter at the Jacksonville Indians on Friday evening in Whitehouse. The 'Cats won, 15-0, in a game that was called after four and a half innings due to the 10-run rule.  On Saturday Jacksonville played host to Palestine in a non-district game. Cash Cleaver and Brett Eckles collected hits for the Indians, but it wasn't enough, as the Wildcats came away with a 5-2 win.  Jacksonville (1-6 16-4A) hosts John Tyler tonight at 7 p.m..

16-4A Softball: Maidens to hold Senior Night activities this evening

The Jacksonville Fight'n Maiden softball team will entertain John Tyler at 6 p.m. this evening. The game will be Senior Night for the Jacksonville girls. The Maidens (1-7 16-4A) will be looking to complete the series sweep over John Tyler, who is 0-8 in conference play. Jacksonville dropped a 21-2 decision to Whitehouse on Friday. Abby Hicks had a triple for the Maidens.

TAPPS 4-3A Baseball: Brook Hill coasts to 18-0 win over First Baptist

BULLARD — Daniel Priddy and Quintin Pile joined forces to shut out Dallas First Baptist on Friday at Herrington Park. Brook Hill cruised to an 18-0 (5 innings, 10-run rule) victory to stay undefeated in conference play. Priddy worked the first-four frames and gave up all five of First Baptist's hits while fanning six. Michael Greening had a big game at the plate for the Guard. He went 3-for-4 while driving in three runs.Kendall Kerns, Collin Mondrik and Blake Maddox had two hits apiece. Included in Mondrik's effort was a triple. Kerns drove in three runs while Ryan Young, Drew Robertson, Mondrik, Jonah Gonzales, Maddox and Priddy, were credited with two RBI each.


16-3A Softball: Woyt pitches Lady Panthers to victory

NEW CHAPEL HILL — Hana Woyt allowed just four hits and struck out three to help send Bullard to an 11-1 triumph over Chapel Hill on Friday. Lanie Lassetter and Katie Lewis went 2-for-3, while Sarah Ritch doubled and drove in a run for the Lady Panthers (16-11, 4-6 16-3A). The loss kept the Lady Bulldogs (0-10) winless in district.


JHS JV Tennis: Girls take second place

The Jacksonville High jV girls took second place, while the Indians ended up fourth at the 16-4A JV tournament on Thursday. Lorena Mireles & Shyia Magon took first place in girl's doubles, while Brianna Gay & Allison Singleton came in fourth. Lexi Stickle wound up fourth in girl's singles. On the boy's side, Cannon Simmons and Miguel Balderas, ended up third and fourth, respectively, in singles action. Jacabed Saldana & Juan Martinez nailed down the consolation title in boy's doubles.

MLB pays tribute to Jackie Robinson

 BOSTON (AP) -- Everybody in uniform at the Tampa Bay Rays game Monday against the Red Sox at Fenway Park wore the number "42" as Major League Baseball celebrated its fifth annual Jackie Robinson Day.


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  • 04-24-SB Prv..JPG Fightin' Maidens, Lady Eagles to open up bi-district play tonight

    Softball teams from both Jacksonville High School and Rusk High School will find themselves in unfamiliar territory tonight, albeit for different reasons, when they lift the curtain on the post season with their respective bi-district games slated to get under way.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-24-JC WBB.jpg Lady Jaguars' Workman, Maosa to play at D-I level

    One is heading back to her home state of Pennsylvania, the other will remain in Texas, her native state. Jacksonville College sophomores and womens basketball standouts Deva'Nyar Workman of Reading, Pa. and Yvonne Maosa, from Mansfield, Texas have both decided to continue their respective promising basketball careers at NCAA, Division I institutions.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-24-Alto SB.jpg Alto softball shoots up to No. 1 in latest state-wide poll

    While the Alto Lady Jackets were taking on Pollok Central, a state-ranked Class 3A team, Tuesday evening in a warm-up scrimmage, the new Texas Girls Coaches Association Class A softball team was released.

    In that newly minted poll, the Lady Jackets took command of the No. 1 spot for the first time this season.

    Alto (20-3), the undefeated District 21-A champions, displaced Beckville (29-2) from the top spot.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-23-Troup SB + foto.jpg Lady Tigers zap Winona, 11-0, to settle into playoff mode

    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.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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