Sports

The next level: National Signing Day 2018
A total of nine Cherokee County athletes – four from Jacksonville, four from Rusk and one from Bullard – made their college choices official during...


Hoops Hype: girls begin playoff runs; boys wind down season
Hoops Hype takes a look at basketball action around Cherokee County. Coaches or parents with stats or pictures may email them to...


Photo: Adam Thomas, Troup ISD

Troup freshmen Jayme Zavala (front) and Hayden Dillon prepare to return serve during a mixed doubles match against Sabine Thursday. Troup finished 9-8 for the event, picking up a win in the match. Quick Hits: all-state football; soccer; softball begins
And now, Quick Hits: CSB/TSWA all-state football teams named Several Cherokee County football players were recognized on the 87th annual Collin...


New neighborhoods: UIL announces new HS districts
Even those Texas high school sports fans who classify themselves as “not a morning person” woke up bright and early to learn where their favorite high school teams would go...
Hoops Hype: county squads punch their playoff tickets
Hoops Hype takes a look at basketball action around Cherokee County. Coaches or parents with stats or pictures may email them to chreporter@mediactr.com. A look back at...
Quick Hits: JC basketball on probation; powerlifting, soccer, more
And now, Quick Hits: Probation knocks JC teams out of tournament A huge season for the Jacksonville College men’s and women’s basketball teams will, unfortunately, not...
Championship Bull Riding coming to Lufkin
Championship Bull Riding will be rolling into town for the CBR Big Tex Agriplex Bull Bash with some of the top riders and bulls in the world on Saturday, Feb. 17. The top...
New UIL districts announced
The University Interscholastic League announced the 2018-20 realignment and reclassification Thursday morning. A look at the districts for Cherokee County's schools: ...
New Alto athletic director Richard J. Meeks is pictured with his wife, Laci, and their three sons, Beckett, Blake and Sloane. Meeks named AD at Alto High School
There’s a new leader of the Mean Sting down in Alto. After a special session of the Alto ISD School Board Monday, the board approved the hire of...


Hoops Hype: teams look to shake up district standings
Hoops Hype takes a look at basketball action around Cherokee County. Coaches or parents with stats or pictures may email them to chreporter@mediactr.com. A look back at...
Hoops Hype: close decisions mark week in basketball
Hoops Hype takes a look at basketball action around Cherokee County. Coaches or parents with stats or pictures may email them to chreporter@mediactr.com. A look back at...
Hoops Hype: county squads look for fast starts in district
Hoops Hype takes a look at basketball action around Cherokee County. Coaches or parents with stats or pictures may email them to chreporter@mediactr.com. A look back at...
Quick Hits: BH hires interim baseball coach, soccer round-up
And now, Quick Hits: Brook Hill names Reed interim baseball coach The Brook Hill Guard baseball program didn’t need to travel far to find its new head coach – it...
Quick Hits: holiday basketball, McDowell to HBU, more
And now, Quick Hits: J’ville’s McDowell to HBU Jacksonville senior Josh McDowell will trade in his blue and gold for blue and orange next football season. McDowell, a...
Lufkin Bull Bash Tickets on Sale Now
CBR Lufkin Bull Bash announced Tuesday, Dec. 19, that tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Lufkin CBR Bull Bash at the George Henderson Expo on Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. Four...