PRICE - Carlisle kicked off the District 10-2A slate with an easy 34-0 shutout over Cushing last week, but the hill gets a lot steeper Friday night when the Indians travel to Alto to take on the No. 8 state-ranked Yellowjackets.
By Kent Mahoney
Single 100-yard rushers in a game are a fairly common occurrence in high school football.
If George Foreman and Muhammad Ali played volleyball, it would have resembled Tuesday’s district match between Henderson and Kilgore.
JACKSONVILLE – The 2019 Tomato Bowl victory swung Henderson’s way with a 67-40 shellacking of the Jacksonville Indians to spoil a homecoming event Friday night in non-conference action.
PRICE - It was a night when everything went right for Carlisle and everything went wrong for Overton in a clash between two Rusk County rivals ended with a 76-0 win for the host Indians.
Leveretts Chapel’s DeQuincy Brown races in the open field Friday night. The Lions won 56-31 over Finnindal.
PLANO – Six Texas high school football stars have been recognized in the second week of the 2019 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week program.
The Henderson Lions team tennis squad defeated Chapel Hill Thursday in the opening district match of the season 13-6.
In the off chance my sports tracking buddies haven’t been paying attention, the State of California legislature has sent a bill to the governor’s office relating to paying college athletes for “gaming likeness” and such.
The annual Tomato Bowl is this week for the Henderson Lions as they travel to Jacksonville Friday night.
PLANO – Six Texas high school football stars have been recognized in the first week of the 2019 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week program.
The Pleasant Grove Hawks, a much larger squad in Class 4A-DII, took advantage of Henderson miscues to win a non-conference game 40-7 at Lions Stadium Friday night.
West Rusk’s Kicker Andon Mata boots the ball away. The Raiders were 35-19 winners over Waskom in non-conference action. The Raiders are 2-0 and will play Harmony Friday.
PRICE - Plagued by penalties and big plays, the Carlisle Indians fell to Class 3A Troup 33-23 here Friday night.
The Henderson Lions won their season opener at home against the Whitehouse Wildcats 23-0 at Lions Stadium Friday night.
When the Henderson Lions take the field Friday night, there are going to be some fresh faces on the defensive side of the ball.
Grace Colley served 11 points in a row en route to a match high 15 points Tuesday night at the Henderson Lady Lions defeate Longview Pine Tree 25-15, 25-21 and 25-20.
MARSHALL - The colorful flare of Lucha Libre Mexican-style wrestling will return to the 2019 East Texas Taco Fest on Saturday, Sept. 14, featuring Big Daddy Yum Yum’s Lucha Libre All Stars.
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RICHARDSON - The Henderson Lady Lions competed in a 6A tournament this past weekend going 2-3 with both victories over 6A schools.
West Rusk High School Volleyball program hosted a two-day tournament last week with the Lady Raiders claiming the chanpionship trophy with a two-set win over Big Sandy. The Lady Raiders went undefeated in both pool and bracket play.
West Rusk High School volleyball program hosted a two-day tournament last week with the JV taking second place in the Silver Bracket.
NEW LONDON - West Rusk baseball players Will Jackson and Cole Jackson both played in the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) All American Games in Viera, Fla., July 28 through Aug. 3.
FRISCO– Nine beach volleyball programs will begin competing under the championship oversight of the Southland Conference in 2020, as the league adds its first sport in nearly 20 years. The Southland last added a fully-sponsored sport in 2001-02 when women’s golf was first included in the le…
LONGVIEW - The Henderson Lady Lions split a recent tri-match, defeating Longview, but losing to state-ranked Beckville.
Meet the Lions night was held Saturday at Lions Stadium where members of 2019 fall sports and activities were introduced to the public. The first Lions scrimmage is Thursday night against Paris. The Henderson HS cheerleaders were introduced.
The Lady Lions volleyball team dispatched Marshall Friday in the 2019 home opener 25-22, 25-19 and 25-13 in non-conference action.
Meet the Lions night was held Saturday at Lions Stadium where members of 2019 fall sports and activities were introduced to the public. The first Lions scrimmage is Thursday night against Paris.
Henderson Lions fans were treated to ‘Meet the Lions’ Friday night as fall sports athletes and the supporting cast were introduced to a couple hundred fans including parents, friends and students. Pictured is the 2019 twirlers.
Clockwise from upper left: First year Henderson High School coach Cal Goss gives instructions during the opening week of practice; players Addison Northcutt (blue t-shirt) Grace Colley (red t-shirt) and Ann Mills (foreground) perform a passing drill; other team members (below) of the HHS te…
By Kent Mahoney
Henderson High School assistant football coach Mitchell Wassom watches as a young athlete hits a tackling dummy at a two-day Lil Lion Football Camp for first to sixth students in the Henderson High School indoor facility Tuesday. Another two-day football camp for seventh to ninth grade start…
The Henderson 6U t-ball team placed second at the Regional Tournament in Center this weekend. Teammates include, Julius Jackson, Jaden Johnson, Jaxon McAlister, Noah Alsup, Cash Jackson, Jerry Jackson, Taylen Marsh, Jase Fears, A.J. Cooley, Reid Greenhouse, Lucas Fears and Kiyan Brewer. The …