Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

December 6, 2013

Old Man Winter alters Jacksonville athletic schedules

Jay Neal
Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — 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.

The Jacksonville varisty boys basketball team will wrap up play in the Madisonville Tournament this afternoon, where they will face Normangee and Montgomery. The Tribe won two games yesterday (vs. Willis and Grapeland) in the tourney.

The Maidens were scheduled to complete their stay at the Hawkins Tournament on Friday afternoon with a single game. The JHS girls bombed Union Grove in first-round action Thursday.

The JHS JV and freahmen had a successful day Thursday in the Palestine Tournament, where the junior varsity team won both of its games and the 9th-graders won thier only outing. The rest of the tournament was postponed until a later date.