Bullard tennis places 14 on all-district team
BULLARD — Seven members of the Bullard High School tennis team earned District 16-3A All-District (First Team) accolades, while an additional seven were voted onto the Second Team. First team picks included doubles teams of Cameron Sanson & Hunter Wages and Colton Mebane & Kelsey Long, plus singles players Zach Wingate, Landen Beckham and Meg Wages. Second Team choices were (doubles), Cody Hutson & Reagan Whatley, Mallory McCoy & Madi Hodges and Lexi Kirgan & McKenzie Fish. Girl's singles player Hana Woyt also made the team.
Tribe Tennis Camp to hold a pair of summer sessions
Tribe Tennis Camps is scheduled to return this summer with an session running June 10-13, followed by a later offering (July 29-Aug. 1) as well. The camps are targeted towards beginners and intermediates that will be entering grades 2 thru 9 in the fall. Sessions will run from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Cost is $35.00 for one session, or $60.00 for both, Family discounts of $5.00 per child are available for children that live in the same household. The sessions will be taught by David Hanna, Chuck Roper as well as members of the JHS varsity tennis team. For more information contact Hanna at 903-571-6277.
3A Area Baseball: Rusk to face China Spring in series
RUSK — The District 19-3A champion Rusk baseball Eagles will be taking on the Cougars of China Spring in a Class 3A, Region III Area series that will get under way at 7 p.m. Friday at Franklin High School. Game 2, and a third game if necessary, will be played at Ennis High School on Saturday afternoon beginning at 1 p.m. China Spring defeated College Station in a best-of-3 bi-district series last week to earn the berth opposite the Eagles.
NBA Playoffs: Bulls douse Heat in Gm 1
MIAMI (AP) -- Nate Robinson was spitting blood in the first half, then delivered the deepest cuts of the night in the final moments. And the Chicago Bulls reminded the Miami Heat that no one in the NBA plays them any tougher.
Yes, the streakbusters struck again.
Robinson scored 27 points, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and a career-high-tying 14 rebounds, and the Bulls beat Miami 93-86 on Monday night in Game 1 of the teams' Eastern Conference semifinal series. The team that snapped Miami's 27-game winning streak in the regular season - the second-longest in NBA history - found a way to topple the champs again, this time ending a run of 12 straight Heat victories overall.
Tebow's popularity remains high despite unemployment
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even on the unemployment line, Tim Tebow remains a popular presence.
The former Jets quarterback, cut by New York last week after one disappointing season and now a free agent, was selected as America's most influential athlete, according to a survey released Monday by Forbes.com.
Tebow had the most influence on fans, according to 29 percent of respondents..
Bullard tennis places 14 on all-district team
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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.
Tribe Tennis: De La Rosa, Mireles excel in Nac tourney
Bryan De La Rosa and Lorena Mireles notched second-place finishes, respectively, in the Nacogdoches Tournament which took place on Friday.
Most of the matches were completed before the skies opened up; however a few competitions were not played in their entirety.
De La Rosa posted three-straight victories in boys “B' singles.
Jaguar tennis squad dumps D-II Dallas Baptist, 9-0
The Jacksonville College mens tennis unit gave an impressive performance in front of the hometown crowd Friday when they doused Dallas Baptist University (DBU), 9-0, at the Frances White Tennis Complex at Jacksonville High School.
Jacksonville Soccer Association gets set for opening day
The Jacksonville Soccer Association (JSA) will open the spring season on Saturday with a full slate of games scheduled to take place at the organization's complex on Byrd Road.
No. 5 Alto pounds Douglass, 22-0
The No. 5-ranked Lady Jackets from Alto smacked out 12 hits and took advantage of seven Douglass errors in a 22-0 win over Douglass at Lady Jacket Park Tuesday afternoon.
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