HENDERSON – Henderson’s Caleb Medford, who missed the Palestine contest a week ago with an injury, came on to make a difference against the Kilgore Bulldogs on Friday night.
CARTHAGE — About the only thing Kelvontay Dixon hasn’t done this year is pass the ball for the Carthage Bulldogs — and that is still liable to happen before everything is said and done.
MOUNT PLEASANT — Caleb Jones scored on the game’s opening play and later in the quarter put his team in front to stay as the Mount Pleasant Tigers broke into the win column in District 9-5A DII with a 21-7 victory over the Hallsville Bobcats at Sam Parker Field.
JACKSONVILLE – Marshall added to its win streak and to Jacksonville’s losing streak when the Mavericks defeated the Indians 45-13. The win gives Marshall an overall record of 4-3 and a District 9-5A DII record of 4-0. Jacksonville is now 1-6 overall and 0-4 against district opponents.
Gage White completed his first nine passes on Friday and finished with five touchdown tosses on the night, leading the Spring Hill Panthers to a 56-7 District 6-4A DII win over a short-handed Liberty-Eylau team at Panther Stadium.
DIANA — It was back-and-forth for most of the game in the “Battle for 259” but in the end New Diana outlasted Ore City, 42-38, in a District 11-3A Division II battle at Eagle Stadium.
Because of my job, and since I’ve been doing this since Moses was a freshman at Egypt High, I’m occasionally asked to speak at events and to share some of the things I’ve witnessed during my more than three decades as a sports writer in East Texas.
Week 8 features Kilgore vs. Henderson, Gilmer vs. Pleasant Grove and Sabine vs. West Rusk in huge district games. Previews of those games and more:
Paul Pewitt senior running back and linebacker La-Jathan Allen earned Class 3A Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week honors on Wednesday for his performance last week in the Brahmas’ win over New Diana.
Fall fishing is always a good idea. Last week we discussed fall bass fishing. Bass are not the only game fish active in the fall. The crappie is usually predictable in the fall and there is no better reason to hit your favorite lake in search of some.
■ KBA RESULTS: The team of Keith Melton and Luis “Lolo” Rodriguez had the top overall total (16.77 pounds) and the tournament’s big bass (8.33 pounds) at the Kilgore Bass Anglers’ October event held on Martin Creek.
Clinging to ever-shrinking playoff hopes, the Spring Hill Lady Panthers suffered a straight-set 25-14, 25-15, 25-13 sweep against the 13th ranked Bullard Lady Panthers here in the 2019 home finale.
TYLER — Kilgore College’s men and women were both picked as top five teams on Tuesday with the release of the Region XIV Conference Coaches Polls at the league’s annual basketball media day at Tyler Junior College.
TYLER — There wasn’t any movement at the top of the #bEASTTexas Fabulous 15 polls following Week 7 of the high school football season.
Union Grove’s girls captured their fifth straight title, and the Union Grove boys made it back-to-back championships on Monday at the District 16-2A Cross Country Meet.
Tim Polk and Parker Cox were discussing which side of the Longview offensive line opened up the bigger hole this past Friday against Mesquite Horn.