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  • 06-27-Rusk FB + foto.jpg 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.

    June 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • 06-27-Glenney + photo.jpg 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.”

    June 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • 719px-WC-2014-Brasil.svg.png World Cup: Germany nips USA 1-0 in last group stage match

    - Germany's Thomas Mueller stayed on track to retain his Golden Boot title at the World Cup by scoring his fourth goal of the tournament in the 1-0 victory over the United States.
     

    June 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • coach_caughlin.jpg 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.

    June 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 06-26-Spears.jpg 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.

    June 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 06-25-Football + foto.JPG 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.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 06-25-Guidry + foto.JPG 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.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jacksonville.jpg 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.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • JJHS logo.png 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.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • 06-24-RyanG.JPG Lots of individual instruction highlights JC Basketball Camp

    A late morning ban of thundershowers that took up shop in Jacksonville on Monday may have put a damper on outdoor sporting events in the city, but it was business as usual inside of the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse on the campus of Jacksonville College.

    The college's boys and girls basketball camp kicked off on Monday morning with the morning session hosting boys and girls in grades 1-5.

    June 24, 2014 3 Photos