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Indian nine tie Central; lose, 3-2, to Pine Tree
Close, but no cigar, best described Jacksonville's games Friday in the second day of the Jacksonville Indian Classic at Summers Norman Field.
The Tribemen and Pollok Central played to a 5-5 draw (time limit), with the Indians losing a squeaker, 3-2, to Pine Tree.
Jacksonville softball teams moves to 11-5 with latest wins
Making a strong case to be the area's most improved team, the Jacksonville Fightin' Maidens went 3-0 on first-day play of the Tyler Tournament on Thursday to improve to 11-5 on the year.
The Maidens collected wins over Winona (9-2), Palestine Westwood (6-3) and Brook Hill (5-3).
Lady Eagle softball wins pair in Hallsville tourney
Rusk earned a couple of wins Friday in second-day action of the Hallsville Tournament.
The Lady Eagles are now 7-4 on the year.
New Summerfield soccer nips Waskom, 2-1, for sixth-straight win
The New Summerfield High School boys soccer team earned its sixth-consecutive victory Friday by prevailing over the Wildcats of Waskom, 2-1.
The Hornets, who are in their first season, moved to 8-4-0 with the win,
Brook Hill loses at the buzzer in state semi-final
Tanner Schrader of Lubbock Christian Academy, the defending state champions, swished a trey as time ran out in Friday's TAPPS 3A state semi-final, giving the Eagles a stunning 55-52 win over Brook Hill.
The game was played at Hartnett Arena at Fort Worth Nolan Catholic High School.
Gone fishing with Jerry Miller
The recent warmer weather has many bass in the pre-spawn phase. This is when you see a mass migration towards the shallow flats and into the back of coves.
I’ve only seen bass spawning in one area and that is in the far north end of Lake Pinkston. Lake Pinkston is a small lake located near Center, Texas, about an hour and a half drive from here. Pinkston is off the beaten path for a lot of anglers, but it does have a good population of big Florida bass.
JC golfers to set sail in spring season Monday
Jacksonville College's mens and womens golf teams will launch the spring season on Monday by taking part in the Tyler Junior College Invitational.
Jacksonville Indian Classic: Edgewood rallies to top Tribe
In the nightcap of Thursday's opening day action of the Jacksonville Indian Classic, Edgewood rallied late to overtake the host Indians, 8-4.
In other games, Pine Tree's Pirates notched two wins, a 9-1 conquest of Pollok Central in the first game of the three-day tournament, which is being played at Summers Norman Field, and an 11-4 victory over Edgewood.
Prep Softball: Fightin' Maidens rough up Brook Hill, 7-1
Jacksonville High School softball fans were treated to an exciting evening Tuesday at Fightin' Maiden Park where the Jacksonville girls got a bevy of hits, a fine pitching effort and some wicked-cool defensive plays to overwhelm visiting Brook Hill, 7-1.
Rusk's Collins named Sunbelt Conference Pitcher of the Week
It can be said that Callie Collins is back in the saddle again.
After winning six major awards in 2011 (including Southland Conference Pitcher of the Year) as a University of Texas Arlington (UTA) freshman pitcher, the Rusk High School product was unable to continue her string of dominance in the circle for the past two seasons due to an injury that she suffered during training in early 2012.
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