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February 25, 2013


EMORY — Chapel Hill baseball tourney: Jacksonville, Troup notch wins

NEW CHAPEL HILL — Jacksonville humbled Class A Mount Enterprise 15-0 in the Chapel Hill Tournament on Thursday. Freshman Mason Smith tossed a 1-hitter at the Wildcats. All nine position players reached base and scored at least one run for the Indians. The Tribe then went out and beat T.K. Gorman 9-1 early Friday morning to improve to 2-1 on the year. Troup was able to outscored Gilmer, 9-5, behind Seth Gibson's triple, which plated two runs. Mason Mallard forged a double and drove two runs in for the Tigers. Troup led 9-1 going into the fifth inning. The tournament is scheduled to conclude today.

Eagle baseball posts first victory of season

PALESTINE — Rusk knocked of Madisonville, 3-2, Thursday in opening day play of the Palestine Tournament. Mason Johnson got the start on the hump for the Eagles (1-1) and worked four innings and struck out four. Jadarian Skinner, who got credit for the win, toiled the final-three frames and fanned three. Austin Ballew and Johnson had key hits for the Eagles. Madisonville outhit Rusk 6-3 in the game.

JHS's Minifee earns spot on Class 4A All-State Football Team

BRYAN — Jacksonville High School's Darrell Minifee has been named to the 62nd Annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State Football Team. Minifee is a 6-foot, 150 lb. Senior who has signed with Trinity Valley Community College.

Rumbelow, Bryant, Gray represent Bullard on Class 3A All-State Football Team

BRYAN — Trevor Rumbelow has been voted onto the 62nd Annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State Football Team. The 6-foot, 220 lb. senior  was a Third Team choice at center, along with Joe Brandenburg of Monahans. Defensive back Holden Bryant and Weston Gray (punter) were Honorable Mention choices from Bullard. Both are seniors.

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  • 04-24-SB Prv..JPG Fightin' Maidens, Lady Eagles to open up bi-district play tonight

    Softball teams from both Jacksonville High School and Rusk High School will find themselves in unfamiliar territory tonight, albeit for different reasons, when they lift the curtain on the post season with their respective bi-district games slated to get under way.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-24-JC WBB.jpg Lady Jaguars' Workman, Maosa to play at D-I level

    One is heading back to her home state of Pennsylvania, the other will remain in Texas, her native state. Jacksonville College sophomores and womens basketball standouts Deva'Nyar Workman of Reading, Pa. and Yvonne Maosa, from Mansfield, Texas have both decided to continue their respective promising basketball careers at NCAA, Division I institutions.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-24-Alto SB.jpg Alto softball shoots up to No. 1 in latest state-wide poll

    While the Alto Lady Jackets were taking on Pollok Central, a state-ranked Class 3A team, Tuesday evening in a warm-up scrimmage, the new Texas Girls Coaches Association Class A softball team was released.

    In that newly minted poll, the Lady Jackets took command of the No. 1 spot for the first time this season.

    Alto (20-3), the undefeated District 21-A champions, displaced Beckville (29-2) from the top spot.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-23-Troup SB + foto.jpg Lady Tigers zap Winona, 11-0, to settle into playoff mode

    Troup's Lady Tiger softball team sent its three seniors off in fine fashion Friday night by walloping Winona, 11-0, at Lady Tiger Park.

    The win locked up the District t 18-2A championship for Troup, and marked the fourth-straight season that the Lady Tigers have won the district crown.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-23-Melchor.jpg Tribe soccer sends 4 to 35-4A first team; Melchor District Offensive MVP

    Martin Melchor of Jacksonville High School was voted by the District 35-4A boys soccer coaches as the circuit's Offensive Most Valuable Player.

    Melchor is the all-time leading scorer in Tribe soccer history. He will continue his academic and athletic career at Coastal Carolina University (NCAA, Division I) following his graduation from JHS later this spring.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • mail_001.jpg JUCO Tennis: Jaguars hold at No. 13 in latest ITA poll; women up one spot

    In the latest International Tennis Association junior college polls that came out on Thursday, the Jacksonville College Jaguars held steady at No. 13 in the nation while the Lady Jags moved up one spot to No. 24.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bullard-B.jpg Bullard ace strikes out 14 in warm-up game

    The Lady Panthers of Bullard nailed down their 20th win of the season on Monday by humbling Harelton, 10-2, in a warm-up game that was played at the UT-Tyler Softball Field.

    The Lady Panthers will take on Athens in a Class 3A, Region II bi-district best-of-three series that gets under way beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at Grand Saline High School.

    The teams will travel back to Grand Saline for a noon game on Saturday, with a Game 3 (if needed) to follow the second contest.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Alto.gif Alto boys win area track championship

    Alto earned 181 points to easily out distance second place Timpson (147) to win the team title of the Class A District 20/21 Area Meet that was hosted by Shelbyville High School late last week

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Troup softball image.jpg Troup to tangle with Jefferson in bi-district

    Troup will open post season play by taking on Jefferson's Lady Bulldogs at 7 p.m. Friday at LeTourneau University in Longview.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • images.jpg New Summerfield qualifies handful for regionals

    Four individuals plus a relay team from New Summerfield High School earned berths in the Class A, Region II Championships, to be held in Palestine later this week.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

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