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  • 04-02-THS SB + foto.jpg Mason's walk-off single gives Troup 2-1 win over Sabine

    Bethany Mason was grace under pressure Friday night.

    The Troup shortstop faced an 0-1 count with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning and runners on second and third when she stroked a ground ball between the Sabine shortstop and third baseman, which drove in Cheyenne Kirkland as the game-winning run as Troup clipped the Lady Cardinals, 2-1.

    The win allowed the Lady Tigers to avenge their only District 18-2A loss of the season, which came in early March when the Lady Tigers and the Lady Cards faced off for the first time.

    The Lady Tiger win rocketed Troup (11-12, 7-1 18-2A) into a tie for first with Harmony.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • DNK.tiff JHS baseballers turn in strong showing against Lindale

    Jacksonville head baseball coach Mike Eckles probably doesn't believe in so-called moral victories.

    But that would be a good way to sum up the Tribe's 2-0 District 16-4A loss to league-leading Lindale on Saturday afternoon (the game was originaly scheduled for Friday night, but was delayed until Saturday due to inclement weather).

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-01-ext. cut Trouop BsbATL_3925-1.jpg Smith gets 3 hits, fans 8 in Troup's 11-4 romp over Sabine

    Troup's Luke Smith help his own cause in a monumental way during the Tigers' 11-4 District 18-2A triumph over Sabine's Cardinals on Saturday.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-01-Rusk Bsb. + foto.jpg Rusk moves to 6-0 in 19-3A after 5-2 win over Wildcats

    Another District 19-3A game and one more victory in the win column for the Rusk High School baseball team as the Eagles knocked off Palestine, 5-2, at Eagle Park on Saturday.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • 04-01-Rusk SB + foto.jpg Lady Eagles blank Palestine behind Phillips' no-hitter

    Cheyanne Phillips threw a no-hit gem (three innings) to lead Rusk's Lady Eagles to a 12-0 win over Palestine on Friday afternoon in District 19-3A softball play.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Alto.gif Duplichain's hot bat leads to Alto rout of Douglass

    Alyssa Duplichain notched a four-hit afternoon and drove in five runs to help send the Alto Lady Jackets to a 21-0 win over Douglass on Friday afternoon.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • text33312_3.gif Brook Hill dumps McKinney Christian, 15-5; Engel fans 13

    Clayton Engel struck out 13 to help pace Brook Hill to a 15-5 victory over McKinney Christian on Saturday.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_1950.jpg Tribe soccer to play Bryan Rudder in Class 4A Section on Friday

    Jacksonville and Bryan Rudder will meet in a Class 4A, Region III Sectional playoff match at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Wildcat Stadium in Palestine.

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • McMulen-Hamilton.jpg Student-athletes in good hands with McMullen-Hamilton, Kraus

    With March being National Athletic Training Month, there probably is no better time then to recognize the efforts of all athletic trainers while spotlighting two — Sam McMullen-Hamilton (Troup High School) and Jason Kraus (Jacksonville High School) — of the area's head athletic trainers.

    March 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • 03-29-Rusk track + foto.jpg Rusk track & field athletes teams earn podium finishes in Fairfield

    All of the Distinct 19-3A track and field teams, along with Brenham, comprised the field for the Fairfield High School Meet, held Thursday at Eagle Stadium in Fairfield.

    For the Eagles and Lady Eagles from Rusk it was the final opportunity to fine tune things prior to the district meet that is slated for April 9-10 at Wildcat Stadium in Palestine.

    March 29, 2014 1 Photo