Sports

Quick Hits: lineups for Texas Teenage state tourneys set
And now, Quick Hits: Texas Teenage softball state tourneys underway Several Cherokee County teams will look to bring home hardware from the...


Alto Football Tickets
Alto ISD football tickets will go on sale to season ticket holders on Monday, Aug. 7. Only those people who held tickets last year may purchase tickets through Aug. 18. The...
Texas Teenage tourneys a big hit
The Rusk Rays and Rusk Sox are just two of the teams involved in Texas Teenage postseason play. Softball is currently playing at the state level...


Quick Hits: Texas Teenage district, state tourneys, all-district
And now, Quick Hits: Indians go 1-3 at state 7-on-7 The Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians made their second trip in school history to the Texas State 7-on-7 Tournament,...
The 2017 edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football is now available. This year’s edition has University of Texas head coach Tom Herman on one portion of the cover and Corpus Christi Calallen head coach Phil Danaher – the coach with the most wins in Texas high school football history – on the other. Triple threat? DCTF selects 3 county teams for playoffs
It’s safe to say that most of Texas – including Cherokee County – has been ready for some football since graduations ended across the...


Quick Hits: Cherokee County softballers honored, sports briefs
And now, Quick Hits: County softballers make All-ET team A number of Cherokee County softballers were honored with the release of the Tyler Morning...
Quick Hits: TGCA Legacy; BH vs. Canada; Texas Teenage softball
And now, Quick Hits: Ballew named to TGCA Legacy team Rusk Lady Eagle catcher Caitlyn Ballew was named to the Texas Girls’ Coaches Association 2016-17 Softball Legacy...
The Riptide 12U team also won’t go far for their district tournament, which will be held in Rusk. Team members are Kylee Powers, Destiny Hart, Averi Teutsch, Trinity Asberry, Kristen Long, Tori Green, Madalynn Woodruff, Isabel Torres, Kaylee Walley, Harlie Leonard, Dixie Dowling, Erica Truelock, Madalyn Hill, Savannah Lorfing and Ca’Shayla McFarland. The team is coached by Josh Woodruff, Zach Powers and Armando Torres. On their way: teams prepare for district tournaments
Not pictured are the 15U Threat, who advanced to the district tournament in Troup. Team members are Micah Lovelady, McKenna Lovelady, Abbie...


Quick Hits: Goff, Tugwell named all-state; Indian 7-on-7 to state
And now, Quick Hits: Goff, Tugwell named all-state Two Rusk Lady Eagles have been honored by the Texas Girls Coaches Association with inclusion on the annual TGCA...
Father/Son Tournament
Birmingham Forest Golf Club will host the annual Father/Son tournament on Saturday, June 24. Tee times are 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Cost for the event is $50 per team and...
Texas contributes $600,000 for waterfowl habitat work in Prairie...
During remarks at Ducks Unlimited’s 80th National Convention, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Executive Director Carter Smith announced the department’s decision to...
Boys 18 and Under:  Thomas Brewer 2nd place and Frank Carenno 1st place. Jacksonville Tomato Fest Junior Gran Prix Winners
Junior tennis players from East from East Texas competed in the Jacksonville Tomato Fest Gran Prix tournament on June 10 at the JHS courts. The...


Quick Hits: new Rusk SB coach, Heart of a Champion; state rodeo
And now, Quick Hits: Rusk hires new SB coach The Rusk Lady Eagles will have a new coach at the helm of their softball program next season. Monday night, the Rusk ISD...
Scholarship Bass Fishing Tournament Scheduled
The Stephen F. Austin State University Campus Recreation Department will host the fifth annual Worsham Bass Tournament on Saturday, June 24, at Jackson Hill Park and Marina...
Father/Son Tournament
Birmingham Forest Golf Club will host the annual Father/Son tournament on Saturday, June 24. Tee times are 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Cost for the event is $50 per team and...