Results from latest Birmingham Forest Senior Scramble
RUSK — Two groups came in at 6-under par to tie for the championship in the most recent Birmingham Forest Golf Club Senior Scramble. The first group consisted of CR Peters, Roger Hoffman, R. C. Hassell and Brooks Sitton. The other grouping contained Rupert Robert, Dan Williams, Doyle Rasberry and Roger Reagan. Finishing in second place at 3-under was the team of James Raiborn, Tommy Raiborn, Kathy Raiborn and Nelwyn Raiborn. Doug Carroll, Buddy Hauk, John Hauk and Doyle Joyner came in at minus-2 to take third. Birmingham Forest hosts senior scrambles every Thursday morning at 9 a.m. To sign up, or to obtain more information, phone the Pro Shop (903) 683-9518.
Several Guardsmen earn TAPPS all-state accolades
BULLARD — A trio of Brook Hill Guardsmen were voted onto the TAPPS Class 3A All-State Baseball Team. They included Kendall Kerns (Sr., C), Michael Greening (Sr., OF) and Quintin Pile (Sr., P). Garnering a spot on the Second Team were Collin Mondrick (Sr., P/OF) and Daniel Priddy (Soph., P/OF). Freshman Clayton Engle and junior Jonah Gonzalez were Honorable Mention choices.
Greene collects 2 hits in latest Pensacola win
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Bullard's Brodie Greene accounted for a pair of hits in Pensacola's (Class AA, Southern League) 11-4 win over the Montgomery Biscuits in Sunday's series opener. The set of games will continue at Riverwalk Stadium tonight at 7:05 p.m. Greene is in his second season with the Cincinnati Reds' affiliate.
Aggies' season draws to close with loss to Beavers
CORVALLIS, Ore. — After fighting back to win elimination games twice over the weekend, it simply wasn't meant to be Sunday night as host Oregon State saddled the Maroon and White with a 6-1 season-ending loss at the Corvallis Regional of the NCAA Division I Championship baseball tournament. Former Brook Hill standout A.J. Minter now an Aggie freshman, was the fourth pitcher that Texas A&M used. The Beavers touched him up for three runs, all earned, in 0.0 innings pitched. He did not strike out or walk any of the three Beavers (48-10) that he faced. Starter Grayson Long took the loss on the hill for Texas A&M (34-39). The game was played before an announced crowd of 3,362 at Goss Stadium.
SEC Football: A&M partnered with South Carolina
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Beginning in 2014 Texas A&M and South Carolina will be designated as permanent Southeastern Conference inter-division partners in football, meaning that the two teams will meet every season. The Aggies will also play all of the members of the West (Arkansas, LSU, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Alabama and Auburn) each year.
Results from latest Birmingham Forest Senior Scramble
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Football Capitol of Kansas Bowl: Rusk's Bennett runs for 117 yds. in TJC win
Former Rusk High School standout Chaston Bennett showed glimpses of his old self as he led Tyler Junior College in rushing and to a 47-21 win over Garden City (Kan.) Sunday afternoon in the Football Capitol of Kansas Bowl, played in Pittsburg, Kan.
Region XIV Men's Hoops: Tyler rallies in final half to clip Jacksonville 73-70
Tyler Junior College rallied in the second half to beat Jacksonville College, 73-70, in a Region XIV contest that took place at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon.
The Jaguars (4-8, 0-3 Region XIV) led 35-31 at halftime, but TJC took the lead for good at the 15:24 mark of the second half when Todd Eaglin drained an uncontested trey from straight away that made the score 42-39 in favor of the Apaches (8-2, 2-1).
BH-Tommy Young Classic: Bullard downs Troup; Guard upset by Grace
Day 2 of of the Tommy Young Boys Varsity Classic at Brook Hill Friday produced a pair of entertaining contests.
Jacksonville goes 4-0 in Madisonville Tournament
The Jacksonville Indians not only only posted a 4-0 record in the Madisonville Tournament on Thursday and Friday, but they won in a convincing manner as the Tribe had an average margin of victory of 22 points.
Coach Mark Alexander's Tribesmen will carry a 6-2 record into Tuesday's game at Athens. Varsity tipoff should take place around 7:30 p.m., following junior varsity and freshman games.
Fightin' Maidens double up Hawkins
Jacksonville unleashed some nasty defense on the Hawkins Lady Hawks Friday afternoon and as a result the Fightin' Maidens were able to dish out a 51-26 defeat to Hawkins in Jacksonville's final game of the Hawkins Tournament.
GONE FISHING WITH JERRY MILLER
Frank Lusk is one of the most patient and thorough worm fishermen I have fished with. We live in a time when everybody is in a hurry. You’ve probably heard the statement, “Hurry up, I don’t have all minute!” That’s how a lot of fishermen fish – in a hurry.
Personally I like to chunk and wind, throw and go, and burn up the water with my lures. I’m in a hurry to catch bass. When bass are active these methods work. But what do you do when you are in an area that is known for holding good size bass but they are reluctant to bite? Simply put, you slow down and then slow down some more.
Prep Hoops Roundup: Jacksonville, Bullard girls perform well in tourney play; Guard rout Tigers
Her's a quick look at the high school basketball action from Thursday that involved local and area teams.
Old Man Winter alters Jacksonville athletic schedules
Several alterations to the Friday-Saturday Jacksonville High School basketball schedules have been made due to the possibilty of hazerdous travel conditions this weekend due to a winter storm event.
Region XIV Men: Jaguars to entertain Apaches in Sat. matinee
The Jacksonville College men's basketball team will be playing its final home game of 2013 at 4 p.m. this afternoon when the Jaguars take on Tyler Junior College at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse.
The Jags will enter the matchup looking for their first Region XIV win of the season. The JC men are 4-7 overall, 0-2 in conference, and are coming off of a 76-54 loss to No.3-ranked Kilgore College on Tuesday.
New Summerfield homecoming festivities postponed
New Summerfield High School's basketball doubleheader scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to travel concerns later this evening.
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