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.
16-4A Baseball: Tribe no-hit by Wildcat ace
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Region XIV Men's Hoops: Tyler rallies in final half to clip Jacksonville 73-70
Tyler Junior College rallied in the second half to beat Jacksonville College, 73-70, in a Region XIV contest that took place at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon.
The Jaguars (4-8, 0-3 Region XIV) led 35-31 at halftime, but TJC took the lead for good at the 15:24 mark of the second half when Todd Eaglin drained an uncontested trey from straight away that made the score 42-39 in favor of the Apaches (8-2, 2-1).
BH-Tommy Young Classic: Bullard downs Troup; Guard upset by Grace
Day 2 of of the Tommy Young Boys Varsity Classic at Brook Hill Friday produced a pair of entertaining contests.
Jacksonville goes 4-0 in Madisonville Tournament
The Jacksonville Indians not only only posted a 4-0 record in the Madisonville Tournament on Thursday and Friday, but they won in a convincing manner as the Tribe had an average margin of victory of 22 points.
Coach Mark Alexander's Tribesmen will carry a 6-2 record into Tuesday's game at Athens. Varsity tipoff should take place around 7:30 p.m., following junior varsity and freshman games.
Fightin' Maidens double up Hawkins
Jacksonville unleashed some nasty defense on the Hawkins Lady Hawks Friday afternoon and as a result the Fightin' Maidens were able to dish out a 51-26 defeat to Hawkins in Jacksonville's final game of the Hawkins Tournament.
GONE FISHING WITH JERRY MILLER
Frank Lusk is one of the most patient and thorough worm fishermen I have fished with. We live in a time when everybody is in a hurry. You’ve probably heard the statement, “Hurry up, I don’t have all minute!” That’s how a lot of fishermen fish – in a hurry.
Personally I like to chunk and wind, throw and go, and burn up the water with my lures. I’m in a hurry to catch bass. When bass are active these methods work. But what do you do when you are in an area that is known for holding good size bass but they are reluctant to bite? Simply put, you slow down and then slow down some more.
Prep Hoops Roundup: Jacksonville, Bullard girls perform well in tourney play; Guard rout Tigers
Her's a quick look at the high school basketball action from Thursday that involved local and area teams.
Old Man Winter alters Jacksonville athletic schedules
Several alterations to the Friday-Saturday Jacksonville High School basketball schedules have been made due to the possibilty of hazerdous travel conditions this weekend due to a winter storm event.
Region XIV Men: Jaguars to entertain Apaches in Sat. matinee
The Jacksonville College men's basketball team will be playing its final home game of 2013 at 4 p.m. this afternoon when the Jaguars take on Tyler Junior College at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse.
The Jags will enter the matchup looking for their first Region XIV win of the season. The JC men are 4-7 overall, 0-2 in conference, and are coming off of a 76-54 loss to No.3-ranked Kilgore College on Tuesday.
New Summerfield homecoming festivities postponed
New Summerfield High School's basketball doubleheader scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to travel concerns later this evening.
McCown on track to start for Chicago Monday vs. Dallas
Josh McCown took reps with the first string offense on Thursday as the Chicago Bears said that starting quarterback Jay Cutler will not be available for duty on Monday night when the Bears host the Dallas Cowboys at 7:30 p.m.local time.
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