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May 16, 2013


JACKSONVILLE — NJCAA Women's Golf Championship: Lady Jaguars continue to find going tough

MESA, Ariz — For the second-consecutive the Jacksonville College women's golf team found the competition at the NJCAA Women's Golf Championship to be formidable, The Lady Jags stood in 15th place after play on Day 2. The JC women were at 804 (395-409), with Redlands Community College and Daytona State College being tied at the top at 608. After checking in at T30 following opening-round play, JC's Molly Franks carded an 87 Tuesday to drop to T37 in the individual standings. Franks is at 170. Sarah Schober of Redlands continues to sit atop the leader board (68-74 — 142). Lady Jag Sydney Cash (96-99 — 195) was tied for 90th place after Day 2. Other Lady Jags competing were, Katie Lamond (T100), Megan Moore (111) and Lauren Hull (112). Lady Jag golf is coached by T. Lynn Nabi.

Youth Football: J'ville Jaguars to kick off registration Saturday

The Jacksonville Jaguars youth football and cheerleading will begin registration on Saturday (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.) at the Stacy Hunter Recreation Center. On June 1 ( 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.) registrations will be conducted at Southside Bank and on June 15 sign ups will be taken at the Stacy Hunter Recreation (9 a.m.- 2 p.m.) once again. Jaguar football and cheerleading is open to boys and girls ages 5-12. Registrations may also be done on line (www.leaguelineup.com/jacksonville_jaguars/. For more information phone 903-372-6919.

Dallas get stronger defensively with signing of Webb

IRVING — According to a report by ESPNDallas.com, the Dallas Cowboys inked B. W. Webb, a fourth-round draft pick this year, on Tuesday. The deal was reported to be worth $2.503 million. Webb is projected to play slot and cornerback. The former William & Mary University star picked off 11 passes last season. Dallas has now signed three of their seven draft choices.

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  • I07-29-VB + foto.JPG Prep volleyballers to return to the gym Monday

    Volleyball season for local and area high school teams will get under on Monday with the opening of the respective fall camps.

    Most of the clubs will take part in scrimmages or playdays in late week before opening the regular season the following week.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07-29-Patton + foto.jpg Patton about to start his 7th season in Rusk

    My how time flies.

    When the Rusk High School football team trots out to Eagle Stadium on Monday morning to open fall camp, Ted Patton, Rusk's athletic director and head football coach, will be kicking off his seventh season at the helm of the Eagle program, which makes him the most tenured football coach in the Cherokee County/Southern Smith County area.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07-26-Brown + foto.jpg Junior golf: Brown claims a pair of 3rd place finishes this week

     The summer junior golf tour schedule is now in the home stretch and Jacksonville's Cameron Brown is closing like a freight train.

    Brown played in two tournaments this week and came in third place in each, while going up against some top-caliber junior golfers from the Metroplex.

    On Monday and Tuesday, the son of Dean and Mary Carol Brown, played in a Texas Junior Golf Tour (TJGT) stop at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney where he shot rounds of 73 and 71 to earn third place out of a field of 54 boys.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • JJHS logo.png Forrest picked to guide Fightin' Maiden volleyball

    Jacksonville High School will have a new head volleyball when fall camp opens up on Aug. 4.

    Jan Forrest, a veteran high school coach who calls Borger, Texas home, has been promoted from the Jacksonville Middle School coaching staff into her new position.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07-26-Minter + photo.jpg Guard-ex Minter helps USA win tourney in the Netherlands

    Spurred on in part by the efforts of A. J. Minter, a former diamond star at The Brook Hill School, the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team was able to nail down the championship of the 27th edition of the Haarlem-Honkbal Week.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07-26-TTA logo.jpg Rusk Rangers 14U stay alive in TTA state tourney

    The Rusk Rangers 14U team were scheduled to take on Malakoff Monsters Friday night in an elimination game in the Texas Teen-Age Baseball Association (TTA) state tournament in Hillsboro.

    Rusk suffered its first lost in the double-elimination event after falling to the Eagles from Mildred.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jerry Fork 3 30 12.JPG Gone fishing with Jerry Miller

    One of the main things I really look forward to in the summer is locating and catching schooling bass. Schooling bass are not always easy to catch. Sometimes they are very aggressive and will react to a variety of baits. At other times they become very hard to catch. I have several baits that I rely on, but some are favorites.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • RNIZRWPNXJDDLGT.20140225144737.jpg Locals Hamlett, Trotter prepare for SHSU swan song

    The Sam Houston State University Bearkats will have a brand new head coach and an unfamiliar quarterback this season.

    But the Southland Conference (NCAA, Football Championship Series) team will return a rock-solid nucleus, including Cory Hamlett, a senior who prepped at Jacksonville High School and Rusk High School graduate John Trotter, who will also be in his final year playing for the orange squad from Huntsville.

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • IMG_4906.JPG Johnson hired as Lady Guard basketball coach

    In filling its opening for a head girl's basketball coach, The Brook Hill School turned to Ivan Johnson, a coach that has been has achieved playoff success in TAPPS circles.

    Johnson was introduced as Brook Hill's man to lead the Lady Guard hoop charges Tuesday afternoon in a press conference that was held on campus at the Kyle Lake Athletic Center.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • baseball.jpg TTA Youth baseball: Rusk Rangers 8U open state play with 2 wins

    Rusk's trio of youth baseball teams particpating in various Texas Teen-Age Baseball Association state tournaments remained alive going into Wednesday evening's games.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo