Sports

Eagles beat Center, lose to Devils
The Rusk Eagles are beginning to gain traction in District 20 3A baseball action as the Feathered Flock is coming off of a 9-4 win over Center Friday. Trent Halbert got...
Rusk l pitcher Stephen Halbert throws a strike during a recent game between the Eagles and the Huntington Red Devils. Rusk is 9-6 on the season, 1-3 in district. PHOTO: LYNN    LITTLEJOHN Eagles fall to Crockett
A tough game and close finish marks improvements for the Rusk Eagles as the baseball team fell to Crockett 12-8 Monday. The game was a closer...


A Select impact
PHOTO: VICKI BEARD Rusk Lady Eagles (from left) Sierra Smith, Kristen Joyner, Jerri Hill, Hillary Hugghins, Rachel Mahaffey and Autumn...


PHOTO: LYNN LITTLEJOHN          Rusk short stop Alison Bowling fields a grounder during last week's 2-0 loss to the state-ranked Huntington Devillettes. Bowling successfully fielded three grounders before suffering a leg injury while trying to deny Huntington's Presley Modissette a stolen base. Rusk falls to Huntington
If close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, then the Rusk Lady Eagles would have been victorious had last Tuesday's match-up against the...


Collin Carroll Memorial Golf Scramble scheduled
The Rusk Lions Club has announced the Collin Carroll Memorial Four-Person Scramble will be held at 8:30 a.m. March 15 at the Birmingham Forest Golf Club in Rusk. Proceeds...
Sturns is still the man at Navarro
Rumors that Justin Sturns has been cut from the Navarro College Bulldogs are just that, rumors. "Justin is on the team and everything is fine," said Navarro College...
Mean Sting takes 'field of dreams'
The Alto Yellowjackets baseball team is off to a great start this season, as they enjoyed an 18-1 victory against the Latexo Tigers Thursday,...


Lady Eagles beat Diboll
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Eagles drop J'ville game
By the time the Rusk Eagles took the field on Thursday evening, they had already taken down one opponent on the day, defeating John Tyler in the opening round of the...
Hallelujah to Health Fair scheduled March 22
The Hallelujah to Health Fair is planned for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 22 at the Alto High School cafeteria. Persons interested in receiving a mammogram at a...
Rusk Baseball/Softball Association holds final registration day
The Rusk Baseball/Softball Association will hold registration from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Rusk High School gymnasium.
Rusk track team competes in Troup meet
The Rusk track teams competed in the Troup track meet. Placing for the girls' track team were: Kiara Skinner, first place in long jump and third place in high jump; Cambry...
Rusk ISD names 4 finalists
After hours of reviewing resumes and narrowing down the field of 111 applicants, Rusk Superintendent Dr. Jim Largent and the search committee have announced the four...
PHOTO: LYNN LITTLEJOHN          Rusk pitcher Callie Collins focuses on her next strike out victim during the Longview Tournament last weekend. Rusk went 6-0 in the tournament, winning first place and chalking up big victories over teams like Atlanta and Evangel. Going the distance
The Rusk Lady Eagles continue to roll as they won first place in the Longview Tournament over the weekend. Rusk knocked off Atlanta, Gilmer, Chapel...


Alto youth baseball and softball tryouts set
The Alto Youth Baseball/Softball Registration and tryouts will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Alto Youth Baseball Complex.