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The Athens Hornets and Lady Hornets were in Brownsboro and Frankston respectively for tournament action as they both opened with a pair of games on Thursday. The boys squared off against Malakoff and Sunnyvale while the girls opened with  Cayuga and Brook Hill.

ATHENS — Water level is nine inches low and clear. Water temp in the mid-to-upper 50s.

TVCC linebacker Race Moser, kicker Eddie Godina and offensive lineman Makai Hart have been named 2019 NJCAA All-Americans this week, with Moser and Godina landing on the First Team and Hart landing with the Second Team.

The past few weeks, I’ve spent several days at hunting camps alone. I do most of my hunting and fishing during weekdays and sometimes have to be happy with only myself for company. One’s mind tends to wander when setting hours in a hunting blind, waiting for a wild hog or whitetail buck to appear.

The LaPoynor Flyers’ boys basketball team continued their hot start to the 2019-2020 season by winning the annual Athens Invitational this past weekend.

The Trinity Valley Cardinals and third-ranked Lady Cardinals resumed action on Saturday, as the Cardinals went to Victoria for their last game before Christmas break and the Lady Cards hosted Angelina. Both teams picked up convincing conference wins, with the Cards handling Victoria, 102-74,…

In their first postseason since 2017, the 13th-ranked Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals participated at the Midwest Classic Bowl in Miami, OK on Sunday afternoon against the No. 7 Butler Grizzlies.

ATHENS — Water level is nine inches low and clear. Surface temp in the mid 50s.

Looks like the whitetail rut has peaked across much of the northern portion of Texas but the breeding season is just getting underway down in the South Texas brush country.

The Athens Lady Hornets traveled to Whitehouse on Saturday for a matchup with the Arp Lady Tigers.

The Malakoff Tigers went to Wylie Stadium on a rainy and windy Black Friday to face the unbeaten Pottsboro Cardinals in the regional semifinals. The game was delayed for two hours due to lightning and storm activity in the area.

ATHENS — Water level is a foot low and clear. Water temp in the upper 40s to mid-50s.

The Trinity Valley Cardinals traveled to Pensacola, FL to open the Pensacola Thanksgiving Classic on Monday and Tuesday against Northwest Florida State and Tallahassee.

The Athens Hornets resumed their season-opening four-game road trip in Kaufman on Tuesday afternoon, squaring off with the Lions.

It’s Thanksgiving week! Are you in the mood for some college hoops after you’ve had your fill of Turkey Day essentials, like turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and green bean casserole?

By now, most of us that hunt deer have plenty of venison in the freezer, the majority of which will be prepared in the usual way, ie., chicken fried steaks, roasts, venison bacon wraps, barbeque, jerky, deer chili, etc.

It’s off to the regional semifinals for the Malakoff Tigers. Fresh off a bi-district thumping of Commerce and an impressive area showing over Jefferson, the Tigers prepare for another test in the undefeated Pottsboro Cardinals, coming in at 12-0 with playoff wins over Kemp and Sabine. The ga…

The third-ranked TVCC Lady Cardinals were out in Midland for the annual Midland College WNIT. They opened on Thursday with the No. 23 Odessa Lady Wranglers.

GLADEWATER — The Malakoff Tigers traveled to Jack Murphy Stadium in Gladewater on a gorgeous Thursday night, taking on the Jefferson Bulldogs in the area round for the second straight year.

Athens — Water level is 1.05 feet low and clear. Water temp is ranging from the upper 40 to mid-50s.

After dropping their season opener at Fairfield, the Athens Lady Hornets’ basketball team held their home opener on Tuesday night against the Kaufman Lady Lions.


The pond at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is one of the sites for upcoming trout stocking the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reports.

After you’ve been kicking around in the outdoors hunting and fishing as long as I have, it’s pretty exciting to partake of an entirely new outdoor experience. This past week, during the peak of the cold weather pushed down by the first Arctic blast of the season, I was deer hunting up on the…

The Trinity Valley Cardinals were at home this past weekend to host their annual TVCC Classic. The team went 2-0 with victories against the Houston Cavaliers and Tribulation Prep to bounce back from their two-game skid from their trip to Plano for the East vs West Challenge.

The Trinidad Trojans went to Penelope on Friday for a bi-district matchup against the Calvert Trojans in a rematch of last year's bi-district game, which Calvert won, 48-14.

JACKSONVILLE — The Athens Hornets opened their second straight playoff appearance on Friday in Jacksonville, taking on the six-time state champion and 4A powerhouse Carthage Bulldogs in the bi-district round.

This Week's Circulars


Laverne Maness Drummond, 83 of Athens, Texas passed away on the 23rd of September. She was born to Claude and Minta Maness of Athens, Texas on September 22,1936. Laverne was active in her Christian Church and worked as a writer until she had an automobile accident some years ago. She will be…