HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: AHS battles Hughes Springs Friday night
First year coach Dallas Robertson’s Athens Hornets have their final warmup game Friday night at Van High School.
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFFS: MHS facing New Boston in area round
The Malakoff Lady Tigers return to the softball diamond Friday night after winning the bi-district title last week over Winnsboro.
JUNIOR COLLEGE RODEO: Heading to the National Finals Rodeo
Trinity Valley Community College’ Austin Gross turns in an 82-point ride in the Wharton Junior College Rodeo this past weekend.
4/29/13 East Texas Fishing Report
Here is the East Texas Fishing Report for the week of April 29:
Athens — Water level is 2.37 feet low and stained. Water temp in the upper 60s, low 70s.
Bobby Spearman says crappie fishing has been good on live shiners and jigs in 5-12 feet of water along grass lines and on points. Lots of black crappie still full of eggs.
Bass fishing has been good to 11 pounds on Carolina rigs, jigs and crankbaits fished on structure in 18-20 feet.
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFFS: AHS hosting Class 3A softball playoff series
Athens High School will be hosting a Region III, 3A softball playoff series this weekend at Peg Cain Field.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: District champions
The Athens Hornets lost their final three games of the regular season but pulled out the District 15-3A title following a 1-0 loss to Brownsboro Friday night.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: CR bows out of playoffs to Grapeland, 14-1
While Monday’s bi-district playoff game between Cross Roads and Grapeland technically went the full seven innings before completion, it all but ended in the first inning.
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: BHS junior Bragdon heading to state tournament this weekend
Brownsboro junior golfer Jared Bragdon is headed to the Class 3A golf state championship in Austin this weekend.
AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Three Mabank seniors named academic all-state
Three Mabank Lady Panthers basketball players were named to two academic all-state list recently.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Doggone tough
The Eustace Lady Bulldogs fought hard but ran into a tough Edgewood Lady Bulldogs softball team as they were ousted, 9-2, in the bi-district round of the Region 2-AA playoffs Monday night.
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