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  • 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

  • 07-17-Enabulele_Izegbe.jpg Lady Jaguars garner services of Oklahoma JUCO transfer

    For the second time this year Jacksonville College head women's basketball coach Leasa Ailshie has turned to her native state of Oklahoma to pick up a transfer, who played high school basketball in Texas.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07-08-Brasher.JPG Brook Hill joins Tyler schools in new TAPPS district

    Brook Hill will be joining three Tyler schools, All Saints, Grace Community and T. K. Gorman, in what has now become a “50-50” loop.

    Completing Division II, District 2 will be four Metroplex schools: Dallas Christian, Legacy Christian, Carrollton Prince of Peace and Dallas Shelton that are set to lock horns with the East Texas quartet.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Haulin' bucks and takin' names

     "Lord, please don't let me have a wreck."
     Those were my thoughts last Friday morning as my pick-up rolled east on FM 225 towards the Nacogdoches County Exposition Center.

    July 12, 2014

  • 07-12-M. Wms. col. + photo.jpg Outdoors Report: Haulin' bucks and takin' names

    "Lord, please don't let me have a wreck."

     Those were my thoughts last Friday morning as my pick-up rolled east on FM 225 towards the Nacogdoches County Exposition Center.

     Never mind the hot coffee sloshing around in the cup between my legs. I was more concerned about my tall-tined co-pilot and the two monsters riding in the back seat. One of them was "Ol' Ugly," a 195 1/8-inch freak-of-a-whitetail Mike Thomas shot in Trinity County nearly 20 years ago. The other was a nasty looking non-typical Jimmy Phillips blasted in Cherokee County last season.

    July 12, 2014 1 Photo

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