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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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  • 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

  • JJHS logo.png Fightin' Maiden Volleyball camp canceled

    The Jacksonville Fightin, Maiden Volleyball Camp, scheduled to take place Monday thru Wednesday has been canceled.

    All registration fees will be refunded in full.

    For more information call the JHS Athletic Department (903) 586-2131.


    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07-17-Hill + mug.png JC's Hill to play for Our Lady of the Lake

    Two down and one to go.

    Jacksonville College saw its second of four sophomores sign a National Letter of Intent late last week, when Davvin Hill signed with Our Lady of the Lake University, a NAIA school located in San Antonio.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07-17-Vert. I art.JPG Harris keeps Fightin' Maiden hoops camp simple

    One would probably be hard pressed to find any summer youth sports camp with a more streamlined approach than was found at the Jacksonville Fightin' Maiden Basketball camp, which took place this week at the Jacksonville High School Gymnasium.

    “We just asked the young ladies for two things,” Tony Harris, Jacksonville High School head girl's basketball coach, stated on Wednesday. “First, we wanted them to have fun and secondly we wanted them to learn control — to be able to control their eyes, their body and the (opposing) defender.”

    July 17, 2014 3 Photos