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  • 04-12-Turkey.jpg Spring turkey time just around the corner

    It's almost curtain time for East Texas spring turkey hunters. The spring gobbler season gets underway April 15 and runs through May 14 in 28 counties.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-11-Dyess.jpg 21-2A District Track Meet: Troup athletes start off strong

    Maybe it was the familiarity of competing at Tiger Stadium in front of supporting friends and family, or maybe it was simply an intense amount of preparation and training.

    Whatever the “it” factor was for the Troup Tigers and Lady Tigers seemed to fuel the squads to a fast start on Wednesday, the opening day of the District 21-2A Meet, which is used to decide the circuit's representatives into the upcoming area meet.

    April 11, 2014 3 Photos

  • 04-11-Syd + foto.jpg Littlejohn moves record to 8-0 for No. 2 Alabama

    Rusk native Sydney Littlejohn improved her record to 8-0 for the season Wednesday evening when she was credited with the pitching win in No. 2-ranked Alabama's 4-3 triumph over Alabama-Birmingham.

    Littlejohn, a true freshman, worked 6.2 innings and gave up three runs (all earned) on seven hits.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • JHS new logo.jpg Running With The Tribe 5k set for Saturday

    Running With The Tribe, a 5k fun run will take place Saturday at the Jacksonville High School cross country course, which starts on the soccer practice fields near the tennis courts.

    Registration gets under way at 8 a.m., with the race to begin at 9 a.m.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • JHS new logo.jpg JMS Track: Podium finishes and shattered school records for Braves

    Jacksonville Middle School's 8th-grade Braves' track and field team finished in second place, scoring 1113 points, at the recent Distirct 16-4A meet held in Whitehouse.

    The JMS 7th-grade boys garnered 105 points and notched a third-place effort.

    According to Phil Nash, JMS athletic coordinator, three school records were set at the meet and numerous personal bests were attained as the middle schoolers continue to prepare to become Fightin' Indians.


    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-11-NS Bsb. + foto New Summerfield baseball to wrap up season Saturday

    The Hornet diamond boys will drop the curtain on their baseball season Saturday when they trek to Kerens to play Agape Christian Academy of Corsicana at 10 a.m.

    New Summerfield polished off Agape Christian, 12-4, late last week to earn its latest win.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • images-1.jpg UIL announces time change for Tribe's regional match

    Officials of the Jacksonville High School athletic department stated late Thursday morning that their has been time change for the Jacksonville Fightin' Indians' Class 4A, Region III state semi-final soccer match against the Spring Woods Tigers.

    The University Interscholastic League moved the start time of Friday's match up to 11 a.m. — it previously was scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-10-JHS Softball.JPG Tasheena Canady guides Maidens to 9-2 win over Nacogdoches

    Jacksonville's Fightin' Maiden softball team is about a whisker away from earning what would be a school-first playoff appearance, after the Maidens carved out a 9-2 win over Nacogdoches at Lady Dragon Softball Field Tuesday night.

    Jacksonville is now 3-4 in District 16-4A play and is two games in front of fifth-place Nacogdoches (1-6), with three regular season games left on the docket.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-10-Rusk Bsb + fotoP20140404 BBNP 0005.jpg Raiborn tosses second no-hitter of season; Rusk routs Mexia

    Lefty Josh Raiborn hurled his second no-hitter of the year Tuesday night in Mexia as the Eagles of Rusk pummeled the Blackcats, 10-0.

    Raiborn's first gem came on March 5 against Fairfield.

    In his latest masterpiece Raiborn struck out 16 Blackcats.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • DNK.tiff Red-hot Dragons log win over Jacksonville

    Nacogdoches won its ninth game in its last 10 outings Tuesday night by beating Jacksonville, 11-0.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo