Mabank (2-5, 1-1) at Athens (7-0, 2-0)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Bruce Field, homecoming
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Athens 31, Mabank 7
LAST WEEK: Athens 28, Van 23; Canton 35, Mabank 28.
HARRIS RANKINGS: Mabank is No. 141 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 187. Athens is No. 26 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 226.
HARRIS SAYS: Athens by 38.
NEXT WEEK: Athens at Mineola, 7:30 p.m.
Van (1-6, 1-1) at Brownsboro (2-5, 0-2)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Bears Stadium
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Van 70, Brownsboro 30
LAST WEEK: Athens 28, Van 23; Mineola 35, Brownsboro 28.
HARRIS RANKINGS: Van is No. 61 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 213. Brownsboro is No. 146 in Class 3A with a Power Rating of 185.
HARRIS SAYS: Van by 28.
NEXT WEEK: Canton at Brownsboro, 7:30 p.m.
Quitman (2-6, 2-2) at Kemp (0-7, 0-3)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Yellowjackets Stadium
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Quitman 32, Kemp 21
LAST WEEK: Lone Oak 40, Quitman 34. Malakoff 53, Kemp 7.
HARRIS RANKINGS: Quitman is No. 56 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 198. Kemp is No. 102 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 169.
HARRIS SAYS: Quitman by 27.
NEXT WEEK: Kemp at Winnsboro, 7:30 p.m.
Grand Saline (0-7, 0-3) at Eustace (3-5, 1-3)
7:30 p.m. Friday, The Boneyard
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Eustace 49, Grand Saline 0.
LAST WEEK: Grand Saline observed an off week. Winnsboro 21, Eustace 14.
HARRIS RANKINGS: Grand Saline is No. 108 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 156. Eustace is No. 79 in Class 2A Division I with a Power Rating of 187.
HARRIS SAYS: Eustace by 38.
NEXT WEEK: Eustace observes an off week.
Cross Roads (2-5, 1-1) at Kerens (3-4, 1-1)
7:30 p.m. Friday, A.G. Godley Stadium
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Kerens 54, Cross Roads 12.
LAST WEEK: Kerens 58, Dallas Gateway 32. Italy 41, Cross Roads 30.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM RANKINGS: Cross Roads is No. 73 in Class 1A, Division I with a Power Rating of 159. Kerens is No. 38 in Class 1A, Division I with a Power Rating of 188.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM SAYS: Kerens by 29.
NEXT WEEK: Cayuga at Cross Roads, 7:30 p.m.
Trinidad (4-3, 0-0) at Milford (5-2, 0-0)
7:30 p.m. Friday, Horton Field
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Milford 72, Trinidad 26.
LAST WEEK: Both teams observed off weeks.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM RANKINGS: Trinidad is ranked No. 26 in Six Man, Division II with a Power Rating of 247. Milford is ranked No. 7 in Six Man Division II with a Power Ranking of 300.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM SAYS: Milford by 45.
NEXT WEEK: Calvert at Trinidad, 7:30 p.m.
Legacy Bible (0-2) at Athens Christian Preparatory (1-7)
11a.m. Saturday, Trinidad’s Trojans Field
LAST YEAR’S MEETING: Did not play
LAST WEEK: Athens Christian Preparatory 53, Killeen Memorial 42. Legacy Bible did not play.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM RANKINGS: Athens Christian Preparatory is ranked No. 16 in Independent with a Power Rating of 117. Legacy Bible is No. 22 in Independent with a Power Rating of 75.
SIXMANFOOTBALL.COM SAYS: No line.
NEXT WEEK: Athens Christian Prep at Tyler Heat, Saturday, 10 a.m.
Mabank (2-5, 1-1) at Athens (7-0, 2-0)
C.H.A.M.P.S. HEART OF TEXAS BOWL: Trophy trifecta
The No. 6-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals wrapped up one of the most memorable season in school history with a 72-23 thumping of the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds in the C.H.A.M.P.S Heart of Texas Bowl at Copperas Cove's Bulldawg Stadium on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: One memorable year (w/thank you from coaching staff)
Looking back on the 2013 season for the Malakoff Tigers was one that fifth-year head coach Jamie Driskell will never forget.
JUNIOR COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lady Cardinals domination
The No. 2-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals opened up Region XIV conference play with a dominating win over Paris Junior College 81-35 Wednesday night at Cardinal Gym.
AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Malakoff Lady Tigers defeat Cross Roads, 40-31
The Malakoff Lady Tigers defeated the Cross Roads Lady Cats 40-31 Tuesday night at Cross Roads.
BREAKING: Ticket price change in TVCC bowl section
It was reported in the Trinity Valley bowl game section that tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students in grades kindergarten through 12 for general admission seats and reserved tickets for $15 per ticket.
DISTRICT 7-2A ALL-DISTRICT FOOTBALL: MHS senior Damontes Dowell named 7-2A MVP
The Malakoff Tigers dominated the District 7-2A All-District football team with 20 selections released on Monday.
AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Athens improves to 3-0 with 71-50 win over Pine Tree
The Athens Hornets improved to 3-0 on the year with a 71-50 win over Longview Pine Tree Monday night.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Westwood sneaks out with 44-39 win over Athens
Missed opportunities were the final blow against the Athens Lady Hornets in a 44-39 loss to the Palestine Westwood Lady Panthers Tuesday night at AHS gymnasium.
COLLEGE SOCCER: Henderson named to All-region team
Texas A&M-Commerce landed a pair on the Daktronics South Central All-Region team as defender Vicky Back and forward Savannah Henderson were both named second team honorees, announced last week.
TVCC BASKETBALL: TVCC sweeps weekend games
The No. 1-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Lady Cardinals swept two games at the Budke/Serna Thanksgiving Classic over the weekend.
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