The University of Texas Longhorn softball team has gained the services of Jacksonville High School corner infielder Jordyn Whitaker.
NOTE: A story containing information on the latest University Interscholastic League Reclassification for all the local and area schools is contained on Page A1 of today's Progress.
RUSK — Rusk Independent School District Superintendent Grey Burton will possibly have to burn the midnight oil in deciding on a new athletic director/head football coach for Rusk High School.
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.
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.
For what was Henderson County's most exciting game on the last day of the regular season, the Mabank Panthers, looking to clinch a playoff spot, traveled to Midlothian's Don Floyd Stadium to face off with the Heritage Jaguars.
The Brownsboro Bears were down to their last shot at a chance for the playoffs. The Bullard Panthers needed one win in their last two games to be in the playoffs. The Bears Jorge Vicente’ kicked a 28 yard field goal as time expired for a 35-34 victory. Bears coach Greg Pearson said,”Oh my go…
The Kemp Yellowjackets were back home for the first time in five weeks, hosting an important district game against the improved Life Oak Cliff Lions.
The Trinidad Trojans were home on Saturday night for their annual homecoming festivities and they welcomed the Eagles of St. Joseph Catholic from Bryan to wrap up the non-district schedule.
On Friday, Athens played their home district opener against the Midlothian Heritage Jaguars, looking to bounce back from the 55-35 road loss a week ago at Life Waxahachie.
The Malakoff Tigers opened their district slate with a bang as they hosted the Life Oak Cliff Lions on Friday and they took care of business against the Lions, 70-7.
The Eustace Bulldogs hosted the Kemp Yellowjackets on a cool Friday night for both teams' district opener. Both teams came off their bye weeks and were searching their second wins of the season as Eustace looked to snap their four game skid and Kemp hoped to bounce back from the loss to Dall…
Fresh off their bye week, the Athens Hornets traveled to Waxahachie on Friday to face off against the Life Mustangs in a battle of 4-1 teams in their district opener.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral services for Curtis Corley, 70 of Athens have been scheduled for 1:00 P.M. Friday at Rock Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 6-8 P.M. at Rock Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro.
- Hit and run leads to arrest
- Marriage story-Local couple 'killing it' at the game of love
- Henderson County Sheriff: Jailer charged with sexually assaulting inmate
- Eustace man arrested for sexual assault
- Skiles running for Precinct 1 Commissioner
- Henderson County Political Candidate Profiles
- Athens FD creates new position
- Schools get state test results
- Athens man indicted for assault on officer
- Lawyer: Train may have been speeding