Sports

The Great Golf Ball Drop
Birmingham Forest Golf Course is hosting The Great Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. Only 1,000 golf balls will be sold. The winner does not have to...
Iron Eagle Classic Golf Tournament
Gather a team together now for the upcoming Rusk Chamber of Commerce Iron Eagle Classic Golf Tournament. Saturday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m., at Birmingham Forest Golf Course in...
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Rusk’s Adrian Morris speeds away from Crockett’s Jack Meadows (#32) and L.T. Tryon (#5) during Friday’s game. The Eagles used a balanced offensive attack on their way to a 41-6 win over the Bulldogs. Rusk (2-1) will travel to Fairfield to take on the Eagles (2-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The game can be heard on KTLU 1580 AM and online at thecube.com/event/fairfield-eagles-vs-rusk-eagles-boys-varsity-footb-748139. Balanced offensive attack helps Eagles cage ‘Dogs, 41-6
RUSK – Everything in balance is not only a good way to live life – it’s also a good way to win a football game. The Eagle offense clicked on all...


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Deahvion “Dee” Spencer rushed for 49 yards and finished with 7.5 tackles as the Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians came back to defeat Hallsville, 15-14. Jacksonville (2-1) will meet the Mount Pleasant Tigers (1-2) Friday for Jacksonville’s Homecoming tilt. The game can be heard on 94.3 The Bull and on The Bull app, which can be downloaded via Google Play or the Apple App Store. Gamble pays off: 2-pt. conversion leads J’ville to win
HALLSVILLE – The Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians found themselves searching for a return to winning ways on Friday night in Hallsville. When time...


Photo: Beverly Milner

Alto’s Hunter Townsend looks for yardage while following a block from Isaiah Gaddis. The Jackets lost on the road at Arp, 28-21. Friday’s game against Garrison can be heard on 103.9 FM and online at www.citylinktv.com/channel/jacksonville. Final rally falls short as Alto Yellowjackets lose to Arp Tigers,...
Despite a fourth-quarter rally, the Alto Yellowjackets fell to the Arp Tigers Friday night, 28-21. The game featured two strong offensive and...


Photo: Lindsey McAlister, The Brook Hill School

Brook Hill’s Ian Hathaway makes a catch during Friday’s game against Houston St. John’s. The Guard lost to the Mavericks, 43-21. Brook Hill (1-2) will play on the road for the first time in 2017 as they travel to Katy St. John XXIII Friday night. Quick Hits: Troup wins, BH, Bullard fall; J’ville, NS XC win titles
And now, Quick Hits: Tiger defense shines in win over Elks The Troup Tigers picked up a 28-7 win over the Elkhart Elks Friday night. The...


Friday Football Update: 9/15/17
In Friday night football action around Cherokee County: The Rusk Eagles use a 21-0 first quarter run to roll past rival Crockett, 41-6. Rusk (2-1) will travel to...
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Alto’s Harmon West brings down Big Sandy’s Khameron Pippens in the backfield during Friday’s game. Despite a tough performance in the first three quarters, the Jackets shut the Wildcats out in the fourth quarter for a 61-40 win. Friday’s game against Arp can be heard on 103.9 FM and online at www.citylinktv.com/channel/jacksonville. Offensive fireworks, defensive breakdowns in Alto win over Big Sandy
BIG SANDY – In a lackluster defensive performance from both teams, Alto hung on to down the Big Sandy Wildcats 61-40 Friday night. With coaches...


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The Rusk Eagle defense fires off the line of scrimmage during their game Friday at Malakoff. From left for Rusk are NuNu Hunter (#11), Bryce Wimer (#34), Caleb McNair (#9), Jermaine Lewis (#64), Zayden Devereaux (#66) and Jace Rogers (#61). The Eagles lost a tight game to the Tigers, 29-27. Rusk (1-1) will return home to take on Crockett (1-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Jim Swink Field at Eagle Stadium. The game can be heard on KTLU 1580 AM and online at thecube.com/event/rusk-eagles-vs-crockett-bulldogs-boys-varsity-foot-746311. Last-second comeback just short as Eagles fall to Malakoff
MALAKOFF – Rusk head coach Jowell Hancock is more in the business of actual victories than moral ones. He and the rest of the Rusk Eagles would...


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The Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians took a 20-6 lead halfway through the second quarter, but Palestine came back for a 31-26 win over the Fightin’ Indians in the Highway 79 Rivalry. Jacksonville (1-1) will hit the road Friday to take on Hallsville (0-2) Friday. The game can be heard on 94.3 The Bull and on The Bull app, which can be downloaded via Google Play or the Apple App Store. Indians fall in ‘Highway 79 Rivalry’ to Palestine, 31-26
PALESTINE – When the Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians and Palestine Wildcats get together in the Highway 79 Rivalry, interested observers should...


Photo: Lindsey McAlister, The Brook Hill School
Brook Hill quarterback Hood Taylor pulls away from a Mount Vernon defender for a touchdown Friday night. Taylor finished 16-20 passing for 119 yards and rushed for 47 yards and a touchdown, but the Guard fell to the Tigers, 21-6. Brook Hill (1-1) will host Houston St. John’s (1-0) Friday night. The game can be heard at thecube.com/event/the-brook-hill-school-vs-houston-st-john-s-boys-va-746585. Methodical Mount Vernon offense holds off Brook Hill, 21-6
BULLARD – Friday night at Herrington Stadium the Brook Hill Guard faced off with the Mt. Vernon Tigers. Both teams came into the matchup after...


Quick Hits: volleyball and cross-country; county college round-up
And now, Quick Hits: Goats come back to edge Bullard The Bullard Panthers lost a shootout on the road at Groesbeck, 24-21, Friday night. The Panthers took a 21-11 lead...
Iron Eagle Classic Golf Tournament
Gather a team together now for the upcoming Rusk Chamber of Commerce Iron Eagle Classic Golf Tournament, Saturday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m., at Birmingham Forest Golf Course in...
Heritage Ranch Rodeo
On Saturday,Sept. 16 Heritage Ranch Rodeo starting at 10 a.m. will be held at the Trail to Christ Cowboy Church of Jacksonville. Four person team (2 adult, 2 children)...
Tyler Pro Challenge Tennis Tournament
The new Tyler Athletic and Swim Club is hosting the $80,000 Tyler Pro Challenge from Oct. 30 - Nov. 5. Some of the worlds top ladies tennis players ranging from Top...