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Bullard well represented in Skeeter Boats Super 6 fishing tourney
Landen Beckham and Bailey Thomas, representing Bullard High School, came in fifth place at last weekend's Skeeter Boats Super 6 High School Invitational, which took place on Lake Fork.
Eighteen teams (six from the Texas High School BASS Association, six from Southeast Texas and a half dozen representing Central Texas) of high school fishermen were invited to participate in the event.
The THSBA sent out it top six teams from its Angler of the Year standings.
Familiar foes join Eagles in District 7-4AII
After the dust had settled following last February's bi-annual realignment by the University Interscholastic League, the Rusk Eagles found themselves in a new, albeit more difficult conference, surrounded by mostly familier opponents.
Joining head coach Ted Patton's Red and Black from the old District 19-3A are Fairfield, Groesbeck and Mexia.
Completing District 7-4A-II's roster was the addition of Lorena and Waco Connally's Cadets.
Jaguars in market for new men's assistant hoops coach
One and done.
After serving as assistant men's basketball coach at Jacksonville College for the past year, Ryan Glenney, is leaving the institution to become assistant men's basketball coach at North Platte (Neb.) Community College.
“We're going to miss him, that's for sure,” JC head men's basketball coach, Jody Bailey, said in reference to Glenney. “He has been my right-hand man and has been an assets to our program.”
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Caughlin returns home to lead alma mater's girls soccer program
Jacksonville High School has a brand new head coach for its Fightin' Maiden soccer team who probably isn't a stranger to many long-time Jacksonville fans and supporters.
Season Settle Caughlin, a 1999 graduate of Jacksonville High, has been hired to shepard the school's girls soccer charges.
Bullard-ex Spears nominated for distinguished Big 12 award
Former Bullard High School standout Minta Spears has been included in a group of 10 women that have been nominated for the Big 12 Female Sportsperson of the Year honor.
The winner of the laud will be named today.
Spears, is a member of the Texas Tech Lady Raider basketball team and is the youngest nominee this year. Spears is listed as a redshirt sophomore on the Texas Tech roster.
District 16-5A Preview: Texas Football puts Ennis, JT on top
With perennial state football powers Ennis, Lufkin and John Tyler all calling District 16-5A home for at least the next two school terms, perhaps the biggest question leading into the 2014 season is how those aforementioned heavy hitters will stack up against one another this fall.
Guidry to take over reins of Tribe baseball program
Jacksonville High School athletic officials have confirmed the hiring of Judd Guidry as the school's new head baseball coach.
JHS Football: Time to renew season tickets
Jacksonville High School season ticket holders from 2013 can now renew, or have the option to change their seat locations, for the upcoming football season.
JHS youth football camp set for early Aug.
On Aug. 4 and 5 Jacksonville High School will be offering Tribe Football Camp, which is completely free for all participants.
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