AUSTIN - After falling behind 13-3 early in the game, the Laneville Yellowjackets fought back to get within three early in the fourth quarter before No. 1 LaPoynor pulled away for a 64-48 decision in the finals of the Region IV Class A tournament here Saturday.
The Henderson Lady Lions softball team put a goose egg on another team Tuesday with a 3-0 over Carthage in non-conference play. The Lady Lions are 13-4-2 on the season.
TYLER – Blocking, skating, scoring, jamming, pushing and shoving – that was the action Saturday evening with the 2020 season opener of roller derby at the Flores Center.
WILLS POINT - The Paris Wildcats overcame a 14-point second half deficit, scoring 28 fourth-quarter points, to eliminate the Henderson Lions Tuesday night in the third round of the regional basketball playoffs 70-60.
LONGVIEW - Friday night at the Lobo Coliseum, the Tatum Eagles defeated the Atlanta Rabbits in the Area Round of the playoffs 60-49. It was a battle. The game was close until the final two minutes.
KILGORE - Professional video gaming - or Esports - has become a multi-billion dollar industry, and Kilgore College is on the cutting-edge of training future gamers with the upcoming grand opening of the college’s Esports training room.
LONGVIEW - Tuesday night at Longview High School’s Lobo Coliseum, the Tatum Eagles (District 15) defeated the Sabine Cardinal (District 16) 64-49 to advance to the Area round in boys basketball. The game was a lot closer than the score indicated.
PITTSBURG – There is a danger in the post season for a #1 seed to run into a team that has nothing to lose.
Lions complete district run at 6-0
BULLARD – The Henderson Lions clinched their first district title in recent memory as Caleb Medford scored a season high 25 points.
TYLER – The Henderson Lions hit 11-of-14 free throws down the stretch Tuesday night as they defeated the Chapel Hill Bulldogs 74-73 to move to 9-1 in District 16 play with just two games remaining.
The Henderson Lady Lions are in control of their own destiny.
The Henderson Lions put three players in double figures while avenging their only district loss Friday night with a 67-50 defeat of Cumberland Academy to go 8-1 in District 16 play with two games left to play.
Henderson High School swimmer Junior Mark Eberhard competed in the Region V-5A Swimming and Diving Championships this past weekend held in College Station at Texas A&M. Eberhard won the 100-yard Breaststroke event with a personal best time of 56.18. He edged out last year’s regional ch…
Markell Washington and Bryson Collins each pumped in 18 points apiece as the Henderson Lions took care of the Gilmer Buckeyes Friday night 65-26 to open the second round of district play.
TATUM - Essence Allen reached a career-scoring milestone before the half and continued to pour it on after the break, leading the Tatum Lady Eagles to a 69-42 win over New Diana.
KILGORE - Jerkasia Anthony scored all of her 19 points in the second half, including nine in the fourth quarter and seven in overtime to propel the Lady Lions to a 52-50 district win over rival Kilgore Friday night.
The Henderson Lions hosted a power-lifting meet Thursday at the Student Activity Center at the high school campus.
KILGORE - The Henderson Lions completed the first round of district play with a 52-45 road win over the Bulldogs Friday night. More importantly, it give the Lions a share of the district lead at 5-1.
College basketball is out of control and has been for sometime.
Markell Washington scored 33 points, including four steals and buckets in the third quarter as the Henderson Lions defeated Chapel Hill Friday night.
TATUM – The Tatum Eagles swept Waskom in District 15 play Tuesday night.
TYLER – The Henderson Lions split a pair of district games here Tuesday night with the Lady Lions winning 43-35, but the Lions losing 53-48 to the Cumberland Academy Knights.
Both Tatum’s boys and girls powerlifting teams kicked off the 2020 season with a strong showing at the Lindale Invitational this past Saturday. It was not only the first meet of the season for the Eagle powerlifters but also the first meet ever for any of these athletes.
The Lady Lions appeared to have everything under control Friday night building a half-time lead of 22-14 behind the low post play of Taylor Helton, who scored 10 of her 18 points in the first half.
I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas.
MT. ENTERPRISE – Brett Roland hit seven long-range bombs en route to a 28-point performance as the Carlisle Indians barreled through the Overton Mustangs 56-32 in the opening round of the Michael Nix Tournament Thursday.
NEW LONDON – The West Rusk Raiders played host to the Australian Horizon Crocs Friday night defeating them by 20 points in non-conference action.
MT. ENTERPRISE – High school senior Kendre Miller and the Wildcat football team had the rug pulled right out from underneath them last week.
PRICE - After starting the season 0-2, the Carlisle Indians rallied to go 7-1 the rest of the way to claim second place in District 10-2A and will face Leon in the first round of the playoffs Thursday night at Palestine Westwood. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
Decisions, decision, decisions.
PLANO – Six Texas high school football stars have been recognized in the tenth week of the 2019 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week program.
What was once a four-way tie for three playoff spots in District 10, Class 4A football has been sorted out as the Henderson Lions defeated the Van Vandals 35-20 to claim third place in the district race.
There are no less than eight scenarios for the District 10 football playoffs as the regular season ends on Friday night with two of the six teams not advancing.