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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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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Where he will be on that day is anyone's guess and may be classified as a “$64,000 question.”

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