GLADEWATER – Late free throws from Troup’s, Quincy Kincade, and Kedrick Frazier, proved to be the game-winners as the Tigers held-off a fourth quarter surge by Hughes Springs, for a 47-45 win, in a Class 3A, Region II, bi-district game that was held at Union Grove High School, on Monday.

CARROLLTON — The first week of the new high school softball campaign is in the books with the Rusk Lady Eagles standing at 6-1-1.

VAN — Mesquite Poteet's offense carved out a decent lead and the Lady Pirates' defense played lights out in the final 5:00, and as a result Poteet was able to down Jacksonville, 57-40, on Friday night at the Van High School Gymnasium.

The Jacksonville Get Buckets youth basketball team recently won first place in the Brook Hill League. The team is made of local third and fourth graders. Pictured top row from left to right: Coach Harvest, Coach Casel, Coach Foluke. Middle row, left to right, Ben Bolton, Isaac Mosley, Dacarr…

Fans got their monies worth Tuesday night at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse where Jacksonville College and Coastal Bend College needed two overtime rounds to determine a winner.

CARROLLTON — Rusk went 2-0 Thursday in opening day play of the Carrollton Tournament, defeating Lucas Lovejoy, 3-0, in an early morning tilt and the coming back to dispose of the Garland Lady Owls, 7-2, in a matinee feature at Oren-Goode Fields.

BULLARD — Jacksonville evened its record at 1-1 by steamrolling Eustace 16-0 on Thursday afternoon in the Bullard Tournament, which runs through Saturday.

TROUP — The Troup Tigers closed out regular-season play before a large crowd Monday night at Tiger Gymnasium by trouncing Winona, 67-39, in District 16-3A play.

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Playing without the services of five players, who were lost to either injury or academics, Jacksonville Tribe soccer was waiting for someone to step up and give the team a lift in Friday's District 16-5A match against Nacogdoches.

Paced by a balanced scoring attack, Jacksonville College had little trouble in hanging a "L" on Lamar State-Port Arthur Thursday evening at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse.

BULLARD — An unseasonably warm day welcomed the Jacksonville High School golf team to Emerald Bay in Bullard on Wednesday for the squad's first tournament of the year.

The Fightin' Indians of Jacksonville came very close to pulling off an upset of playoff-bound Pine Tree on Tuesday, but in the end the Pirates, currently third in the District 16-5A standings, were able to come away with a 64-57 win.

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Jacksonville High School certainly made its contribution to National Signing Day, as seven student-athletes representing Fightin' Indian football, Fightin' Maiden soccer and Tribe soccer took part in a signing ceremony that was held inside a jammed-pack Jacksonville Commons early Wednesday morning.

Soccer teams from Jacksonville and Marshall did battle Monday night at Howard Cook Field, with the Tribe and the Fightin' Maidens strolled to lopsided wins over the Mavericks and Lady Mavericks.

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The Jacksonville College Jaguars seemed determined to not spoil Carl Herrera Day on Saturday night at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse.

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Jacksonville's offensive attack answered the bell in the opening half and Tribe goal keeper Edgar Gonzalez worked his magic between the piped in the final 40 minutes as the Tribe came away with a 2-1 victory over the visiting Lions.

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RUSK — Rusk High School softball coach Ty Wilkerson has a few decisions to make as the Lady Eagles continue to prepare for the new season with a series of scrimmage games.

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