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June 4, 2013


JACKSONVILLE — 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • mail-4.jpg Jacksonville College soccer finds a honey hole at Pine Tree High

    In fishing a honey hole is a spot in a body of water that has proven to be ideal for catching fish.

    Jacksonville College head soccer coach, Rafael Gonzalez, has found his talent honey hole at Pine Tree High School in Longview.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-22-Rusk bsb + foto.jpg Rusk grinds out 4-2 win over Jacksonville

    Rusk got in its playoff mindset early as the Eagles prevailed over Jacksonville by a score of 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at Eagle Park.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo