MS Football: 7th grade Blue team downs Marshall, 16-14
MARSHALL - The Jacksonville Middle School 7th grade Braves' Blue team took a thrilling 16-14 victory over Marshall in Marshall earlier this week. THe JMS 7th-grade White squad lost 4-0 to Marshall while the Mavs also came out on top, defeating the 7th-grade Gold unit, 22-0. Phil Nash, JMS boys athletic coordinator stated that all teams played hard and showed marked improvement. All three 7th-grade teams will be at home on Oct. when Nacogdoches is slated to visit Mauldin Field. THe White will get things started at 4:30 p.m., followed by the Gold at 5:30 p.m. and the Blue at 6:30 p.m.
JMS Volleyball: Whitehouse sweeps Maidens
Whitehouse took all four middle school matches from Jacksonville this week, but the scores were close as the Maidens battled all the way. THe 7th-grade Gold lost 2-1 and the 7th-grade Blue fell 2-0. In 8th-grade play, both the JMS Gold and Blue squads lost by identical 2-1 scores.
JUCO Women's Golf: Lady Jaguar threesome play in UMHB Fall invite
BELTON - Jacksonville College sent its three female golfers to Belton this week to compete in the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Lady Cru Invitational. Sophomores Sydney Cash and Katie Lamond wound up tied for 42nd place after carding two-round totals of 183. Ciera Manglona, in her first season at JC, finished 54th with a 203. The top-three teams were, Western Texas Community College (631), Mary Hardin-Baylor (641) and Tyler Junior College (642). Iben Hvass of Western Texas won medalist honors by shooting rounds of 74 and 77 to come in at 151.
Rangers ground Astros; still a game back in WC hunt
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers keep winning, giving themselves a chance to reach the playoffs for the fourth season in a row.
They're just not getting any help while running out of games.