Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Local Sports

September 25, 2012

Volleyball roundup: Lady Panthers hand Gilmer first league loss; Troup wins over rival Arp

BULLARD —  Powered by the offensive fireworks of Mackenzie Fish, Meredith Daly and Hana Woyt, the Bullard High School volleyball team notched its first District 16-3A win by serving Gilmer its first conference defeat Friday afternoon at Panther Gymnasium.

The final score was 3-2 (25-23, 24-26, 27-25, 18-25, 15-13).

Fish logged a double-double (16 kills, 22 digs) to go with her five service aces.

Daly's front-line play was stellar as she came away with 11 kills and seven blocks.

Woyt slammed down 8 spikes and contributed eight blocks assists, giving the Lady Panthers (1-3 in district) a strong one-two-three punch.

Madi Hodges and Lexi Abercrombie led the squad in digs with 18 and nine, respectively.

Bris Ridgley racked up 28 assists to compliment her two service aces.

The Lady Buckeyes are 3-1 in loop play.

Sub-varsity: The Bullard JV stopped Gilmer 2-0 (25-14, 25-13), with Maddy Slayter and Rachel Kelley leading the Lady Panthers.

Bullard made it a clean sweep by polishing off the Lady Buckeyes in the freshman match 2-0 (25-15, 25-17).

Sarah Wakefield and Katie Bell were players of impact for the 9th-grade Lady Panthers, who are now 4-0 in conference play.

Troup trips up Arp, 3-1

ARP — Lauren Littlfield had 13 kills, two blocks and five digs to spark the Troup Lady Tigers to a 3-1 (25-12, 25-22, 18-25, 25-22) non-district win over rival Arp on Friday.Taylor Burnett had six spikes, three blocks  and one dig, while Alicia Summers added 10 assists and 15 digs.

Lady Guard derailed by All Saints

TYLER — In a non-district match involving area TAPPS volleyball powers All Saints Episcopal thumped Bullard 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-17) on Friday. Katrina Kastmo had 16 kills for the Lady Trojans.

Maidens fall victim to Lady Lions in league lid lifter

TYLER — Jacksonville dropped its District 16-4A opener against John Tyler by a 3-0 score on Friday afternoon at The Lions Den.

The Maidens (10-18, 0-1) will entertain Nacogdoches at 7 p.m. this evening.

 

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • 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

  • 07-22-Updated cover tease art.jpg Bullard's Rumbelow rapidly rising up through ranks in Yankee farm system

    In just over a month Nick Rumbelow, a former Bullard High School pitching standout, will be celebrating his 23rd birthday.

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

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Indian head.jpg Jacksonville Football Camp set for Aug. 4

    Jacksonville High School will be hosting a free football camp, targeted towards for all incoming 7th, 8th and 9th grade football players, on Aug 4-5.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 10273379_236808723182178_4581202026987849136_o.jpg Rusk qualifies 4 teams for TTA state baseball tournaments

    There will we far fewer youth baseball players, coaches, family members and supporters roaming the streets of Rusk this week.

    That's because, county them, four teams from Rusk will be competing at venues around Central and East Texas in various Texas Teenage-Baseball Association state championship tournaments.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07-22-Wright + mug.jpg Jacksonville finds new defensive a few miles down Highway 79

    Jacksonville athletic director/head football coach Chris Taber said that DeJoran “D. J.” Wright, former co-defensive coordinator at Palestine High School, was a logical choice to take over as the Tribe's new defensive coordinator for several reasons — most importantly was Wright's “X's and O's” philosophy.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • prca_logo1.jpg Wells roper snares a nice payday at Snake River Stampede

    Tyler McKnight, of Wells, and team roping partner Jake Cooper, won first place in the opening round of the Snake River Stampede (rodeo) that was held last week in Nampa, Idaho.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07-19-SA + foto.jpg Jacksonville College's Abboud pays dividends for Israel’s WNT

    Jacksonville College women's basketball coach Leasa Ailshie is expecting great things from incoming sophomore Shahd Abboud, who hails from Shefa-Amr, Israel, when the Lady Jags report on Aug. 16 for the fall semester.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 10273379_236808723182178_4581202026987849136_o.jpg Area softball teams wrap up play in TTA state tourneys

    Two Cherokee County youth softball teams concluded their respective runs at Texas Teen-Age Softball Association state tournaments earlier this week.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo