Athens — Coach Essary and his staff work hard to give players the tools they need for success on the field and for life off the field. This week's Craftsman Player of the Week is: K.J. Cumby (center). He received the award from Essary (left) and Sears store manager Jonathan Carnes.
CLASS 3A APSE ALL-STATE FOOTBALL: Elite honor
For the second straight year, an Athens Hornet was named to the first team on the Class 3A all-state team released by the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors.
JUNIOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL: 4 Cardinals named NJCAA All-Americans
The NJCAA national office announced Monday the 2013 NJCAA Football All-America teams.
AREA BASKETBALL: CRHS takes care of Big Sandy, 26-22
The No. 20-ranked Cross Roads Ladycats improved to 11-6 on the year with a 26-22 win over Big Sandy Tuesday night.
SEMI PRO BASEBALL: HC Redbirds battle Outlaws Friday night at Coleman
The Henderson County Redbirds semi-pro baseball team will battle the Outlaws from Tyler Friday night at 6:30 p.m. at Coleman Park.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Five Trojans named first team on 16-6 man all-district
Five Trinidad Trojans were named to the first team on the recently released District 16-6 man all district team.
HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING: AHS Aqua Hornets finish strong at North zone meet
The Athens Aqua-Hornets competed in the North Zone 3A and under meet last weekend.
AHS Lady Hornets soccer captains
The Athens Lady Hornets soccer team recently named its captains for the 2014 season.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Tiger clawed
The Athens Lady Hornets wrapped up the non-district portion of its schedule Tuesday night with a 47-29 loss to the Neches Lady Tigers at AHS Gymnasium.
2013 WILLS POINT TOURNAMENT: Missed chances
“It was a good run while it lasted.”
Those were the words of Athens head coach Gerald Anthony following the No. 23-ranked Hornets 75-64 loss to Trinity Christian-Addison in the championship game of the Wills Point Tournament Saturday night.
2013 GREAT EAST TEXAS SHOOTOUT: BHS finishes fifth at GETSO with 49-30 win over Van
The Brownsboro Bears wrapped up the Great East Texas Shootout with a fifth place finish on Saturday.
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