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  • 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

  • 06-24-Gonzalez.jpg Gonzalez says there are lessons to be learned from FIFA World Cup

    Jacksonville College head men's and women's soccer coach, Rafael Gonzalez, has been watching World Cup play faithfully since the mid 80's.

    So when he said Monday that the 2014 FIFA World Cup, currently nearing the end of the Group Stage in venues scattered throughout Brazil, was one of the best World Cup presentations that he could remember, one realized that the spectacle that is currently unfolding is truly a sporting event to be long remembered for soccer fans across the globe.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 06-24-Stingley + photo.jpg A trio of Eagles land on THSBCA's 3A all-state team

    The announcement of the Texas High School Baseball Coaches' 3A all-state team last week saw a trio of Rusk Eagles included among the 54 young men who were tabbed for accolades.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Washburn aces No. 6 at Birmingham Forest

    Junior Washburn logged his fourth career hole-in-one on June 10 at Birmingham Forest Golf Club in Rusk.

    June 21, 2014

  • Bass transitioning to summer patterns

    Summer has officially arrived and bass are quickly transitioning into summer patterns.  Basically speaking, the bass are moving out of the back of coves and pockets.  Also bass are moving off of the shallow flats headed back towards deeper water.  Bass are moving back into the creeks and setting up on creek bends.  Some bass are transitioning out from coves to main lake points, humps and ridges.

    June 21, 2014

  • 06-21-JHS FB + foto.jpg 10 most intriguing high school football games of 2014

    Officially today is the first day of summer and that means fall camp for most Texas schoolboy football teams is only about six weeks away.

    With that in mind, let's take a sneak peak at 10 games involving local and area teams that seem very intriguing, at least at this early stage of things.

    We'll scope 'em out in chronological order as it would be almost impossible to actually rank each game with so many unknowns floating around out there.


    June 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • JTA Tomato Fest tennis results 2014

    Sixty-one players from East Texas played in the Jacksonville Tomato Fest Tennis Tournament on June 14th.

    June 18, 2014

  • 06-18-Springer.jpg 16-3A Softball: Springer does Bullard proud, named MVP

    Bullard Lady Panther ace and Texas Woman's University signee, Kristi “CoCo” Springer has been named as the District 16-3A Most Valuable Player, following a poll of the circuit's head coaches.

    Springer went 19-3 during the 2014 campaign while posting an earned run average of .043.

    June 18, 2014 2 Photos