Sports

Quinn l Anthony, Rusk High School junior, qualified for the UIL state track meet May 9-10. Anthony will compete in the shotput event. State qualifier

All-star basketball camp accepts applications
Final applications are now being evaluated for the Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. The Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp is by invitation only. Boys and...
PHOTO: LEANN JONES     The boys 400 meter relay team consisting of (from left) DeMarcus Griffin, Devon Patton, Javante Jones and Brandon Thacker were one of five teams who recently qualified for the state track meet. The teams that qualified for the state track meet will compete May 9-10 at the University of Texas in Austin. Relay teams dominate regional track
The Alto track teams dominated the regional track meet held April 25-26 in Nacogdoches. The Yellowjackets qualified three boys relay teams and...

Jackets dominate game 1 of area championship series
Jackets dominate game 1 of area championship series Alto wins by 10-run rule, Mitchell hurls no-hitter BY LELAND ACKER Alto's bats fired up in the...
PHOTO: JEREME HUBBARD       Rusk Quarterback Club member Shelly Hughes sells a ticket to the Rusk High School Athletic Banquet. The banquet will be May 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rusk Junior High cafeteria, with a meet and greet with new Athletic Director Ted Patton beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Rusk Junior High foyer. Tickets to the event may be purchased at the high school or at the door and proceeds go toward the Quarterback Club's scholarship fund. For more information, call Mrs. Hughes at (903) 683-5401 Athletic banquet tickets

Alto baseball/softball teams continue playoff run this week
Alto baseball/softball teams continue playoff run this week Baseball takes on West Sabine, softball faces Detroit BY LELAND ACKER ...

PHOTO: LYNN LITTLEJOHN          Rusk senior short stop Sierra Smith tries to catch Robinson short stop Maria Vicinais stealing second. Vicinais was called safe on the play, setting her up to score the first run of the game. Robinson beat Rusk 4-1 in Friday's Area championship game. Rusk falls to Robinson
One inning made the difference as the Rusk Lady Eagles ended their season at the hands of the Robinson Rockettes in the area round of the Region 3...

Lady Jackets tame Galcats in regional quarterfinal
Lady Jackets tame Galcats in regional quarterfinal Tyler bats 1.000 with 4 runs scored BY LELAND ACKER The Alto Lady Jackets continued their run...
Rusk wins bi-district battle
PHOTO: LYNN LITTLEJOHN Rusk Lady Eagles centerfielder Calah Clark (middle) is mobbed by teammates at home plate after blasting a two-run...

Rusk Athletic Banquet set for May 12
The Rusk High School athletic banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 12 at the Rusk Junior High cafeteria. Before the banquet, starting at 5:30 p.m., everyone is...
Eagles conclude season
Friday, the Rusk Eagles traveled to Hudson looking to end their season with an upset of the district's top team. Hudson was undefeated heading in to the finale, and Rusk...
PHOTO: LELAND ACKER     Two Rusk High School golfers recently competed in the Class 3A Region III Golf Tournament. Lisa Frauenberger and Brandon Downs represented Rusk in the tournament. The golfers are coached by Coach Rick Frauenberger. Rusk regional golfers

Lady Jackets will face Lovelady in playoffs
BY JEREME HUBBARD The Alto Lady Jackets wrapped up an undefeated district schedule last week, and then had to sit and wait anxiously to find out who their...
PHOTO: LYNN LITTLEJOHN          Seniors playing their final home game Friday at Eagle Field against Central were (from left): Hillary Hugghins, Rachel Mahaffey, Coach Ashley McElroy, Sierra Smith and Kristen Joyner. Farewell seniors
Friday night marked the end of ten baseball and softball careers at Rusk High School. Six senior baseball players and four senior softball players...

Jacksonville resident Diane Adelfio accepts the Regional Director of Clinical Services of the Year Award from National Healing Corporation Chief Clinical Officer Katherine J. Rowland. Local nurse wins award