Athens — A local 7th & 8th grade travel basketball team called the Athens 'Cuse, is holding a raffle ticket fund raising event. Up for raffle are three sets of four Dallas Mavericks tickets. First game is OKC vs. Dallas, March 17th, second game is Phoenix vs. Dallas April 10th, and the third game New Orleans vs. Dallas April 17th. Three drawings and three winners. All non winning tickets will be eligible for each remaining drawing. Each drawing will be held three days in advance of the games. Tickets are $5.00 each and all proceeds will directly benefit the Athens 'Cuse basketball team. Tickets can be purchased at Service Plus Automotive & Tire, Red Dot Steel Buildings, Athens Screen Printing, Scotts Fast Oil and Lube, and Walker Plumbing Supply. Pictured from left to right are Chris Taylor, Xavius Fulton, Miles Koehler, Josh McDowell, Noah Bush, Anthony Simmons, Gary Lyons, Braylon Woods, and Javiry Bowman, not pictured are Tabias Marshall, and Breyshawn Walker.
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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.
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Top finishers in Athens tennis
AHS tennis players Jake Bywaters and Nolan Whitley took second place in boys doubles at the Wills Point Tournament last week.
CLASS 3A, REGION II SEMIFINAL: Bears eliminated in semifinals with 57-40 loss to Lone Star
The cinderella season for the Brownsboro Bears ended in the semifinal round with a 57-40 loss to the Frisco Lone Star Rangers at Texas A&M-Commerce Field house.
CLASS A, DI, REGION III SEMIFINALS: LaPoynor heads to finals with 75-72 OT win
The No. 6-ranked LaPoynor Flyers proved they can deal with adverse situations as they advanced to the Class A, Region III final today with a 75-72 win over the No. 12 ranked San Augustine Wolves at TJC’s Wagstaff Gymnasium.
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