SULPHUR SPRINGS – Hallsville experienced early success in Friday night’s Class 5A Region II quarterfinal at Sulphur Springs’ Gerald Prim Stadium, but its lead eventually evaporated and became a footnote in a 4-1 season-ending loss against McKinney North.
With an eye toward August, the Kilgore College Rangers have a full slate of practices and one scrimmage scheduled during the month of April to get them ready for the grind that is the Southwest Junior College Football Conference.
Hallsville’s girls soccer program has already produced a record-breaking year, so it’s ready to write another successful chapter during its first regional quarterfinal match of the Aaron Erickson coaching era on Friday.
PT POWERLIFTERS: Pine Tree High School powerlifters Ashley Watt and Cheyenne Ethridge recently signed national letters of intent to compete at the college level.
Baylor’s decision to let Kim Mulkey walk across the state lines over to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is the rare instance where it’s perfectly reasonable, and embarrassingly indefensible.
MARSHALL 13, TYLER 0: TYLER — Caden Noblit struck out eight and allowed just one hit — an infield single — as the Marshall Mavericks notched a 13-0 win over Tyler on Tuesday.
Nearly two years ago to the day, back when the future of civilization as we once knew it seemed in doubt, this is what ol’ Nostradamus wrote on the brink of another Rangers opener:
PHOENIX — The Dallas Cowboys are saying all the right things about leaving the door open for running back Ezekiel Elliott to return to the team if he doesn’t find a home in free agency.
Longview’s Jordan Allen and Carthage’s Brooks Brewster earned top baseball honors for games played March 20-25, Allen for three solid games at the plate and Brewster for a dominant outing on the mound.
Spring Hill’s Kyndall Witt and Beckville’s Bethany Grandgeorge earned top honors on the softball diamond for their performances in games played March 20-25.
SENIOR SCRAMBLE: The team of Tom Gibson, Bubba Threadgill, David Neihaus, Frank Richards and Johnny Miller earned top honors with a round of 13-under at the Wood Hollow Senior Scramble on Tuesday.
When George Woodrow arrived in Kilgore in 1968, he was a serious athlete — one who was talented enough to take a job away from the returning starter and become the first African American quarterback to play for the Kilgore College Rangers.
HENDERSON 11, CENTER 1: CENTER — Chloe Ellis and Jacie Boothe combined to toss a no-hitter, and Jaci Taylor, Ellis and Kristina Jackson all drove in two runs for the Lady Lions as Henderson rolled to an 11-1 win over Center.
LONGVIEW 12, MARSHALL 3: Cole Ramey ran his pitching record to 4-1 with a strong performance on the mound, and the Longview Lobos notched a 12-3 win over the Marshall Mavericks on Friday.
Both Longview and both Kilgore teams, along with the Pine Tree Lady Pirates, Hallsville Ladycats, Kilgore Lady Bulldogs and Henderson Lady Lions survived round one of the high school soccer playoffs last week.
BROWNWOOD — Laney Taylor and Lexi Hutchins both homered and the LeTourneau softball team earned an ASC series win at Howard Payne with a 10-1 victory on Saturday afternoon in Brownwood.
The acquisition of Kyrie Irving by the Dallas Mavericks is going about as well as the Brooklyn Nets would have guessed.