Jacksonville College Jag Club news
The Jacksonville College Jag Club decided by a unanimous vote in their July meeting to extend the period of service for their officers for the 2013-14 school year. Jan Brazier (President), Dick Turner (Vice President), Lu Wegmet (Secretary), David White (Treasurer) and Tim Timmons (FCA Chaplain) will lead the organization for the next 12 months. In other Jag Club doings, the organization decided to implement a $20 annual membership fee for all Jag Club members. Previously, purchasing a season ticket to Jaguar/Lady Jaguar basketball games granted membership to the Jag Club. The membership will include a name badge and a 10% discount for merchandise purchased at the Jag Bookstore as well as grant members admission to the hospitality room at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse at designated games during the upcoming basketball season.
TTA 8U Machine Pitch State Tournament: Rusk Rangers stay perfect
BROWNWOOD — Rusk's Rangers improved to 2-0 in Texas Teenage Baseball Association 8U Machine Pitch State Tournament action, which is taking place this week in Brownwood, after defeating the Mexia Texans on Tuesday evening. Rusk was slated to square off against the Rogers Eagles in a winner's bracket tilt on Wednesday. Ranger players include, Joshua Arrendondo, Garrett Brooks, Albert Dominy, DeKeathen Kincade, Brett Rawlinson, Cameron Robinson, Tarrant Sunday, Korben Torres Brallen Trawick, Mason Trowbridge, Landon Walley, Bryce Grimes, Jacob Thompson and Xavier Kendrick. The team is coached by Aaron Brooks.
Maiden Volleyball Camp on tap next week
Jacksonville High School will be hosting Maiden Volleyball Camp this coming Monday-Wednesday at the Upper Gym. Those in grades 5-7 will go between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., with an afternoon (1:00-3:00 p.m.) being offered for girls in grades 8 and 9. There is a $30 fee per camper ($25 for second child living in same household). Registration can be conducted on the first day of camp. JHS head volleyball coach Billie Walley will serve as camp director. Participants are encouraged to wear shorts or volleyball tights and a t-shirt, along with athletic shoes. For additional information phone Walley (903) 721-3147.
Volleyball Showcase set for TJC Sunday
TYLER — The East texas Volleyball Showcase will take place Sunday at Tyler Junior College's Wagstaff Gymnasium. The first wave will take place from 8 a.m.-noon, with Wave 2 set to take place from 1:00-5:00 p.m. The cost is $70 per player. The event will showcase players to college coaches and recruiters that will be in attendance. For more information call Rhonda Shirley (903) 504-6417.
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35-4A Soccer: Jacksonville girls down Lady Hornets, 1-0
Jacksonville's Fightin' Maidens collected a District 35-4A triumph Friday night at Tomato Bowl without even scoring a goal.
Yes that's right, because Lufkin Hudson knocked in the only goal of the match — an own goal — with 12:58 to play in the match.
After the Maidens (7-7-2, 6-2-1 District 35-4A) almost scored on their own, the ball deflected a few feet out in front of the Hudson goalkeeper and in the made rush to clear the ball already Hornet accidentally knocked the ball into the Jacksonville goal.
16-3A Softball: Springer fans 13 as Bullard stops Spring Hill, 4-1
Kristie “Coco” Springer, a Texas Woman's University signee, struck out 13 Spring Hill batters Friday night to help propel Bullard to a 4-1 win in a District 16-3A tilt that was played in Longview.
Prep Baseball/Softball Roundup: Rusk's Raiborn tosses no hitter
High school baseball and softball roundup for games played mid week.
Lady Jaguars' season ends with 84-73 to No. 1 Trinity Valley
A disastrous defensive first half put the Jacksonville College Lady Jaguars in a hole that they could not claw themselves out of Friday afternoon in a semi-final game of the Region XIV Championship Tournament at Louise Herrington Patriot Center.
After allowing the No.1-ranked Lady Cardinals (31-1) to shoot at a 62.2-percent (23 of 37) clip in the first 20 minutes of play, the Lady Jags (17-14) found themselves down by 20 points, 54-34, at intermission.
Girls Powerlifting: Bullard qualifies 5 for upcoming state meet
Bullard finished second as a team at the Girls Region 3 Division 2 Powerlifting Meet last weekend at Crandell High School, but more importantly qualified five young ladies for the Texas High School Womens Powerlifting Association State Meet, which takes place late next week at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi.
Jaguar rally falls 7 points shorts; Lee ends JC's season
Simply stated, turnovers are opportunities for the opposing team.
Jacksonville College's inability to cash in on Lee College's mistakes, particularly in the first half, ended up being too big of hurdle for the Jaguars to clear as Lee held on to beat JC, 105-98, in the opening round of the Region XIV Championship Tournament, which took place Wednesday night at Wagstaff Fieldhouse on the Tyler Junior College campus.
Workman, Maosa, Robinson pilot JC women to tourney win
Eleven Lady Jaguars broke into the scoring column in Jacksonville College's 57-43 win over Paris Junior College Wednesday in the first round of the Region XIV Championship Tournament, which is being played at UT-Tyler's Herrington Patriot Center.
Maiden soccer falls, 2-1, to rival Palestine
Jacksonville came out sluggish in the second half against Palestine Tuesday night at Wildcat Stadium and that spell of a lack of energy ended up costing the Maidens the match.
The Ladycats scored a lone goal in the second half to break a 1-1 halftime tie and then made it stand the rest of the waas palestien won, 2-1.
Jacksonville JV tennis team shows well in Nac
Highlighting the play by the Jacksonville junior varsity tennis team in the Nacogdoches JV Tournament, which was staged on Thursday, was a couple of consolation winning efforts.
Rusk trio qualify for girls state powerlifting meet
Rusk will be represented by three young ladies when the girls state powerlifting meet gets under way on March 14 in Corpus Christi.
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