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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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  • JJHS logo.png Class 4A Area meet:Tribe's Thacker takes the gold in long jump

    Datavion Thacker of Jacksonville High School qualified for the Class 4A, Region II Meet, to be held at University of Texas-Arlington next week, in two events, long jump and the 100M dash.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-18-golf.JPG Class 4A, Region II Golf Championship: Future looks bright for Tribe golf

    Jacksonville been absent from the regional golf tournament for a number of year, but that changed earlier this week when head coach Cecil Newton's Tribe golf team took part in the 36-hole Class 4A, Region II Championship Tournament.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • eagles_rusk_boys_varsity_basketball_winter_12-13.gif Rusk track & field to send 5 to upcoming regional meet

    As a result of their performances at the Class 3A District 19-20 Area meet, which was hosted by Carthage High School on Wednesday, five student-athletes from Rusk High School have earned a spot in the Class 3A, Region III Meet, slated for George Turner Stadium in Humble (April 25-26).

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 9926366.jpg Rusk-ex Collins named SBC Pitcher of the Week

    For the second time this season Callie Collins of University of Texas Arlington (UTA) has been named as the Sunbelt Conference Pitcher of the Week.

    Collins, a senior, played high school softball at Rusk High School.

    Collins went 2-0 in the circle last week and pitched a pair of complete game victories for the Mavericks.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_8831-1.jpg JMS Tennis: Roper wins first place in Kilgore tourney

    Hannah Roper, representing Jacksonville Middle School, won the 8th-grade girls singles championship at the Kilgore Middle School Tournament on Friday while Thomas Brewer came away with the consolation crown in the 7th-grade boys flight.

    And, those success stories were just the tip of the tennis iceberg for JMS.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • troup_tigers.gif Troup Tiger golfers to return to state tournament

    The UIL Class 2A state golf tournament would not be complete without the Troup Tigers included in the mix.

    The young men from Troup made sure that they will be in this year's state tournament on April 30-May 1 in Austin by coming in second at the Class 2A Region III Golf Tournament.

    The tourney took place Tuesday at Oak Hurst Golf Course in Bullard.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-17-Maidens team.JPG Fightin' Maiden softball earns first-ever playoff berth

    As the late afternoon sun slowly dipped below the horizon Tuesday at Faulkner Park in Tyler, there was a soaking-wet head softball coach and a team of excited young Jacksonville Fightin' Maidens that had streaks of white chalk smeared across their faces, uniform tops and pants, milling around the infield, in no hurry to board the team bus for the ride back home.

    April 17, 2014 3 Photos

  • 04-17-JHS bsb. + foto.jpg 16-4A Baseball: Jacksonville trounces John Tyler, 11-0

    Chris Holcomb stroked a three-run triple that traveled to the fence in left field in the third inning, which was a part of a 2 for 3 night, as Jacksonville plastered John Tyler, 11-0, Tuesday in a District 16-4A encounter that was played at Mike Carter Field.

    Racking up three RBI and two runs scored for the Tribe (7-16-1, 2-6 16-4A), Holcomb triggered a six-run third stanza for Jacksonville, with the Indians scoring the remained of their runs in the fifth frame.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Alto.gif Crisp no-hitter sends Lady jackets to 16-1 win over Wells

    Alto celebrated Senior Night Friday by trampling Wells, 16-1, in a game that featured a no-hitter being thrown by Lady Jacket Madison Crisp.

    Crisp struck out 10 and did not walk a batter in coasting to the win.

    Alto recognized its two seniors, Carenza Johnson and Dariyana Moore, on their special day.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • troup_tigers.gif Mallard, Smith pick up 4 hits each as Troup whips Frankston

    Mason Mallard and Logan Smtih accounted for four hits each on Tuesday when Troup chalked up a 12-0 route over Frankston.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

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