Sports

Shooting for the big time: Rusk feed store debuts Big Buck hunting...
Hunters in Cherokee and adjacent counties are invited sign up for the first-ever Big Buck hunting contest, sponsored by Cherokee Warehouse in Rusk. Anyone harvesting...
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Rusk Jr. High girls Cross Country team placed fourth at the District Cross Country Meet held Wednesday, Oct. 10 in Fairfield. Pictured, from left, are Kaitlyn Hardy, Shelby Gray, Hanna Allen, Isabel Torres and Madalynn Woodruff. The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
It proved to be an exciting week across the county with high scoring football games, district cross country track meets, homecoming festivities and...


Rusk Eagles; season to date recap: Rusk Eagles prepare to host the...
The Rusk Eagles went into their bye week with a 0-6 season record, ranked 52 on the Texas Division 4A-2 with a strength rating of 22.8. The Eagles have shown themselves to...
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Alto Yellowjacket No. 22 Jay Pope runs through an open path as teammates block Big Sandy defensive linemen. Alto Tames Big Sandy Wildcats 21-12: Yellowjackets taking on...
With a buzz and a roar, the Alto Yellowjackets took down the Big Sandy Wildcats Friday night at home, 21-12. Played on a wet field, the game was a...


Indians defeat Pirates 42-38: Jacksonville takes on district...
Coming in to the third week of District 9-5A Division II play at 0-2, the Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians found themselves in a must-win situation against the 2-0 Pine Tree...
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Troup will celebrate their homecoming on Friday night, with pre-game activities beginning at 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. The homecoming court includes senior princesses on the front row, left to right, Natalie Davenport, Holly Weathers, Tayler Vance and Tatum Hunter. The senior princes are, from left to right, Quincy Kincade, Mohammad Hayat, Brayden Maris, and Jake Smelser The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
Friday night marked the last night of regular season game play for many east Texas teams, with district play beginning this week. Tigers fall...


Alto opens conference play at home: The Yellowjackets face Big...
The Alto Yellowjackets open at home this Friday against Big Sandy. The Jackets, 3-2 during the non-conference schedule, are facing the 1-4...


Wildcats secure win against Jacksonville Indians
When the Jacksonville Fightin' Indians and Whitehouse Wildcats have played in recent years, the record books could go out the window. The series...


Pirates make Eagles walk the plank: Eagles struggle to gain first...
It was a hot, dry night in Rusk on Friday as the Eagles went up against the Pittsburg Pirates, a team which had not lost an away game this season. The Eagles were first...
First ever Nicky Wheeler Bull Riding competition set
Rodeo fans might have noticed a name change to one of this year’s local annual bull riding events. That’s no mistake – the annual Bull Bash Revolution event has officially...
The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
By Josie Fox herald@mediactr.com It was a week of action packed games across the county with high scoring football teams and tournament winning junior high volleyball...
Indians fall to Dragons 45-41
The Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians and Nacogdoches Golden Dragons football series has been long known for wild finishes and lots of scoring, especially in recent years....
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Ellie the Rusk Eagle mascot helps stock the trailer during Friday night’s game. The Rusk Eagles challenged the Henderson Lions to a canned food drive and Eagles fans did not disappoint. Over 14,000 items were donated from Rusk fans compared to 1,400 from Henderson. Lions defeat Eagles 42-12
The Rusk Eagles traveled to Henderson Friday night to take on the Lions with hopes of securing their first win of the season. Unfortunately those...


Photo by Beverly Milner Corrigan-Camden swats Yellowjackets 39-26: Late-game Alto rally...
A fourth-quarter rally by the Alto Yellowjackets fell short Friday as Corrigan-Camden endured to win 39-26. Alto trailed the Bulldogs 39-13 at the...


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Brook Hill celebrated homecoming Friday night with a 18 point victory over Trinity Christian. Homecoming coronation ceremonies were held during half-time with Morgan Carpenter crowned at Homecoming Queen and Jared Johnson as king. The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
As football season is still going strong for many east Texas schools, others are beginning their basketball season. All around, coaches and players...


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