Athens — Athens senior Javonte Johnson (left) was given a $500 scholarship by Terrence McGee at Monday night’s Athens sports banquet. McGee (right) made a surprise appearance to present the scholarship to Johnson. McGee played for nine years with the Buffalo Bills and is currently a free agent.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Local athletes set for national stage
The 2013-2014 college football bowl season will showcase a mix of local talent as four former Trinity Valley Cardinal players and a former Athens Hornet will make their way to the national stage.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: AHS, Brownsboro headed to Wagstaff Classic Dec. 26-28
The 2013 Wagstaff Holiday Classic will have two local teams in this year’s tournament as the Athens Hornets and Brownsboro Bears make their way to Tyler Junior College.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hitting the books
The Texas High School Coaches Association and State Farm Insurance have announced the THSCA Academic All-State Football Team for 2013-2014.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Game time
Courtland Lyons has been one of the key players for the Athens Hornets during an 11-1 start to the season.
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.
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