Peaster prevails over Brock
Fans of the Peaster Greyhounds might be cheering a McElroy at quarterback for the foreseeable future. Gunner McElroy is the varsity starter, a sophomore playing his first year at the 3A school. His younger brother, Gannon, is a quarterback at middle school and will be a sophomore in waiting when Gunner graduates in 2023.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced the Jacksonville Independent School District to limit seating at the Historic Tomato Bowl to 35% of the posted stadium capacity this fall.
Palo Pinto County residents will have the opportunity to witness the embryonic stage of what might develop into a decades-long volleyball dynasty. Erin Rincon is only 24, but the new head coach of the Mineral Wells High School volleyball team doubts she will leave her post.
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
Robert Eugene Farmer was born on May 21, 1928 in Canton, New York, the son of Channing and Fern Farmer. Bob passed away on September 21, 2020 in Athens. His wife of 66 years, Mary, predeceased him in April 2017. Interment will be in The Cathedral of the Pines in Tyler, Texas. Bob graduated w…
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