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Hornet baseball plates 4 runs in the 7th to win opener, 7-5
Baseball returned to New Summerfield High School Tuesday in triumphant fashion and with much drama and flair.
The Hornets scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to rally to defeat Tyler King's Academy varsity, 7-5, at Tommy Paul Field in Tyler in the season opener for head coach Justin Willis' Hornet nine.
JHS girls soccer drops 3-1 decision to Lady Dragons
Jacksonville was outscored, 3-1, by Nacogdoches Tuesday at Dragon Stadium.
The win allowed the Lady Dragons to overtake the Fightin' Maidens in the battle for first place in the District 35-4A girls soccer standings.
After Nacogdoches drew first blood, Lindsey Green of Jacksonville tied things up later in the first half.
JMS tennis squads wallops Wills Point
Netters from Jacksonville Middle School had an impressive showing this week as both the the 7th and 8th-grade units had little trouble in turning back WIlls Point.
The 8th-grade team logged a 15-7 win while the JMS 7th-graders tallied 17 points to Wills Point's 5.
Jacksonville College tennis to play only home match on Friday
Men and womens tennis teams from Jacksonville College are scheduled to host Dallas Baptist University at 4 p.m. Friday at the Frances White Tennis Complex at Jacksonville High School, in what is to be the squad's only home match of the spring semester.
Brook Hill punches ticket into TAPPS state tourney
Clayton Engel dumped in a game-high 21 points to help propel Brook Hill to a 63-48 rout over Fort Worth Lake Country in a TAPPS Class 3A regional tilt that took place at Forney High School Tuesday evening.
Alto tripped up by No. 10 San Augustine in Regional QF
Alto's season came to an end Tuesday night when the No. 10-ranked San Augustine Wolves clipped the Yellowjackets, 72-65, in a Class A, Division 1, Region III quarterfinal contest that was played at Huntington High School.
JHS golf team places 3rd in latest outing; Brown 3rd individually
Another week, another strong finish for the Cecil Newton-coached Jacksonville High School golf team.
On Monday the young men finished in third place in the team standings at the Hideaway Lake Tournament, coming in at 335.
Jacksonville College comes to rescue of NSHS soccer
Assists, the pass or passes made preceding a goal, are a vital component of soccer.
Jacksonville College earned a different type of futbol assist when it came to the rescue of the New Summerfield High School soccer program.
Prep Softball: Alto assaults Overton, 22-0, in league opener
The No. 4-ranked Alto Lady Jackets took the Overton Lady Mustangs to the proverbial woodshed Tuesday afternoon.
At the end of the day Alto exited Overton with a 22-0 win, needing just eight hits and four innings to get the job done in what was the district opener for both clubs.
Rusk baseball posts 4 wins in Palestine Tournament
Rusk got some timely pitching to go along with a slew of outstanding performances at the plate to post a 4-2 record in the Palestine Tournament, which concluded on Saturday.
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