JC Women's Soccer: Gonzalez plucks three from John Tyler program
TYLER — Jacksonville head women's soccer coach Rafael Gonzalez has tapped into a talent-rich pool at John Tyler High School to nab JC's latest batch of signees. Last week Lady Lions, Karla Hernandez, Leslie Jaramillo and Sulema Median inked letters to become members of JC's very first women's soccer team, which is scheduled to premier in August. The threesome were a big part of John Tyler's playoff success the past two seasons.
Two Bullard High student trainers to advance on to next level
BULLARD — A pair of Bullard High School seniors, Samantha Miller and Taylor Allbritton, will continue their respective careers in athletic training at the college level. BISD head athletic trainer Jeff “Doc” Shrode recently announced that Miller will be an athletic trainer at Tyler Junior College upon graduation, while Allbritton will be a couple of miles down the road tending to the Patriots of UT-Tyler.
Jacksonville College announces 'Summer of Soccer'
Jacksonville College will be conducting soccer camps as well as 7 vs. 7 leagues this summer, according to JC head soccer coach Rafael Gonzalez. The soccer camps will be held June 10-13, July 8-11 and July 22-25. There is a $50 registration fee per player. Soccer skills, fundamentals and teamwork will be taught. The Summer League 7 vs. 7 will have division for U6, U8, U10, U12 and U14 and will be played on Tuesday and Thursdays (June 4-July 30). Cost is $250 per team and their is a 10-player maximum per unit. For more information on either the soccer camps or the Summer League 7 vs. 7, call Gonzalez (903-393-2848).
Athlon Sports picks Aggies as a pre-season top 10 team
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Athlon Sports, publisher of the No. 1-selling college football magazine, has announced that the Texas A&M Aggies have been named the No. 9 team in its preseason Top 25 poll. The countdown commences every year at www.AthlonSports.com in early May and leads to the on-sale date of Athlon's category-leading college football preseason annuals on May 28.
To celebrate Texas A&M being named No. 9, AthlonSports.com will be highlighting the program, including a look at the greatest players since 1967 and a 2013 team preview. (Direct links are included below.)
Kevin Sumlin’s Texas A&M Aggies appear on the countdown with three preseason All-Americans and eight players selected as All-SEC performers. Athlon Sports predicts Texas A&M will finish second in the SEC West.
“Texas A&M made a big splash in its first season in the SEC, and with one of the nation’s most potent offenses, this team should once again score a ton of points,” says Athlon Sports Executive Editor Mitch Light. “If the defense can do its part, the Aggies will contend for an SEC title.”
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Last year, Athlon Sports was the most accurate preseason magazine in prediction accuracy.*
JC Women's Soccer: Gonzalez plucks three from John Tyler program
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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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