Athens — The foursome of Jeff Patterson, John Wood, Walter Bingham and Larry Benningfield shot a 10-under 61 to take first-place Friday morning at Trinity Valley Community College’s 2nd Annual Rip Drumgoole Homecoming Golf Classic. This year’s event was held at Athens Country Club. The team of Brad Burnett, David Starrett, Scott Warner, Travis Dungan and Martin McCann shot a 9-under to take second, while the team of Leon Spencer, Mary Ensign, David King and James Hooks shot a 6-under to grab third. The tournament is held in honor of the late W.P. “Rip” Drumgoole, who worked at TVCC for four decades and last served as vice president of student services before his death in 2011.
REGION XIV TOURNAMENT: Soaring to the semifinals
The No. 8-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals advanced to today’s semifinal round with a sweep of the Lee College Runnin’ Rebels at UT-Tyler’s Herrington Patriot Center.
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK: Eustace teams start season strong at Bulldog Relays
The Eustace LadyDogs and Bulldogs finished as the top two teams at the Eustace Bulldog Relays Feb. 27.
3-7 East Texas Fishing Report
Here is the East Texas Fishing Report for this week:
ATHENS — Water level is at normal level and fairly clear. Water temp in the 40s, 50s. No report available from Lake Athens Marina.
REGION XIV TOURNAMENT: Flying high
When you get to the conference tournament, the motto of survive and advance is the No. 1 thought on any team’s mind.
HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING: 7 local powerlifters advance to state meet in Corpus Christi
Brownsboro’s Ashley Hernandez and Mabank’s Deana Lane qualified for the Class 3A state meet on March 15 with top finishes at the Class 3A, Division II regional championships on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Athens soccer swept by Whitehouse Tuesday night
The Athens Lady Hornets are now 8-8-3 overall and 5-3 in District 31-4A play with a 4-1 win over the Lindale Lady Eagles and a 7-0 loss to Whitehouse.
AREA BASKETBALL: East Texas hoops looking for local little dribblers teams
The East Texas Hoops organization is looking for players to take part in local little dribblers play dates and tournaments.
15-3A ALL-DISTRICT: Top of the class (w/district team)
After an area round finish to the 2013-14 basketball season, the Brownsboro Bearettes picked up seven nominations on the 15-3A All-District team released this month.
REGIONAL POWERLIFTING: AHS lifter Monmouth qualifies for state
Athens lifter Cesaleigh Monmouth advanced to the Class 3A state meet with a state qualifying total lift in the 220+ pound weight class Saturday at the Region 3 Division II Championship at Crandall High School.
JUNIOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL: TVCC splits regular season finales on Saturday afternoon
The No. 1-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals wrapped up the regular season with a 103-69 win over the Angelina College Lady Roadrunners Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Gym.
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