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September 19, 2013

Local and Area Sports Briefs

JACKSONVILLE —

JUCO Golf: Jaguars finish 5th in first fall tourney

PARIS, Texas - Golfers from Jacksonville College returned to the links Monday by taking fifth place at the Paris junior College Fall Invitational. The Jaguars shot a two-round total of 604, with McLennan Community College winning the tourney with a 564. Ranger (573), host Paris (578) and Tyler JC (586) finished in front of the Jags. JC ended up ahead of Oklahoma Wesleyan and Murray (Okla.) St. Will Langston of Troup led the Jags, carding  a 146 (72-74) over the Paris Golf Club real estate, which Jput him at T13. Two strokes back of Langston was JC's Matt Hance (73-74 - 147) who tied for 15th place. Noriah Brown came in at T28 (154) and Logan Reagan carded a 163 to finish in 43rd place. The tourney's medalist honor went to Andrew Hans of McLennan who shot a 5-under 135 (68-67) to defeat Zac Oliver of Paris by four shots.

Jacksonville's Shattuck comes in at T3 in first collegiate golf tourney

PARIS, Texas - Hunter Shattuck of Jacksonville shot back-to-back rounds of even-par 70 to end up at 140, which tied him with two others for third place at the Paris Junior College Fall Invitational on Monday. Shattuck, a product of The Brook Hill School, was competing for McLennan Community College and was seeing his first bit of collegiate action. Shattuck's team won the tourney with a team total of 564, which was nine strokes ahead of the runner-up, Ranger Junior College.

JV Tennis: Jacksonville romps over Whitehouse

WHITEHOUSE - Head coach Chuck Roper's Jacksonville High junior varsity tennis squad traveled to Whitehouse late last week and poured it on their hosts, winning 16-7. In girls singles, the Tribe won five of six matches, with Brianna Gay, Carolina Landin, Kylie Levett, Taylor Rusk, Ashlynn Miller and Leslie Mercado all strolling to victory. Austin Nelson, Adam Verhelle, Jessie Gobea and Evan Yount earn wins for JHS in boys singles. The Tribe swept the girls doubles matches where the teams of Gay & Landin, Levett & Rush and Miller & Mercado were all victorious. JHS tallied three points in boys doubles with the pairings of Verhelle & Coughlin, Nelson & Fagg and Gobea & Yount getting the job done against the Wildcat netters. Jacksonville is now 2-1 on the year.

JMS Volleyball: Lindale sweeps Maidens

In Jacksonville Middle School's latest volleyball outing, which was played Monday, the Maidens lost all four matches to potent Lindale Lady Eagle outfits. The score of each match was 2-0 in favor of Lindale. JMS's 8th-grade Blue team came closet to victory, losing 11-25, 16-25.

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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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