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Championship flag k football team members at Rusk Intermediate School on the front row (from left) are: Matthew Perkins and Branton Rodriguez. Middle row are: Jacquez Cook, Blayke Holsome and Payton Castleberry. Coach Marks Lanham is standing in the back. PHOTOS: RACHEL THOMPSON Rusk Intermediate flag football teams battle in championship...
The second annual Flag Football Championships took place last week at Rusk Intermediate School. "We had many great games and lots of fun," said...


Championship flag football team members on the front row (from left) are: Rachel Myers, Sammie Jo Cantrell, Bailie Jones and Berence Santiago. Back row are: Anjelica Gonzalez, Jenniea Session, Coach Marks Lanham, Bailee Gates and Kaitlin Tugwell. PHOTOS: RACHEL THOMPSON Flag FB champs


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Road to Glory
After defeating longtime rival Groveton in the area finals of the Texas state playoffs, Alto will see some new faces on the road to the finals....


ROBIN BEST Alto survives Groveton raid, 21-13
It wasn't the most beautiful thing you've ever seen, but it was a win. The 25th straight win for Alto. Trudging through nearfreezing temperatures...


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Alto faces Groveton in Area Finals
ROBIN BEST The Alto Yellowjackets are guilty of discrimination - no pessimists allowed. After winning 24 straight, the Jackets are heading into...


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Le'Asha O'Neal goes for a lay-up during a fast break as Rusk cruised by the Malakoff Lady Tigers 53-32. O'Neal scored 10 points for the Lady Eagles and shot two-for-five from the free throw line. Rusk will play in the Grace Community School Tournament this weekend in Tyler. PHOTO: LELAND ACKER Lady Eagle basketball takes flight
The Rusk Lady Eagles are off to a great start under new Head Coach Josh Faucett as they defeated the Malakoff Lady Tigers 53-32 at the Rusk High...


Rusk girls soar over Troup
The Rusk Lady Eagles varsity basketball team soared over the Troup Lady Tigers 45-25 in Troup Saturday. Rusk jumped out to a 9-2 lead in the first quarter and led the rest...
The Rusk Lone Star Express recently won the 12U Bad Attitude Boo-Ball Bash softball tournament. Team members on front row (from left) are: Cheyanne Phillips, Bailey Gates, Kara Hugghins, Gabriela Willis and Chelsie Daniels. Back row are: Tori Choate, Kelsey Blankenship, Kylie Delaney, Jacquelyn Dyess and Kaitlyn Sprayberry Champions


Andrew k Tucker (30) tries to evade Crockett defenders as the Eagles fall to the Bulldogs 61-0 at Eagle Stadium Friday. Tucker, who normally plays linebacker, is one of the Eagle defense leaders in tackles. PHOTOS: LYNN    LITTLEJOHN Rusk falls to 'Old Blue' 61-0
Rusk's glimmer of hope following a 25-15 victory over the Center Roughriders was quickly quenched the moment the Crockett Bulldogs took the field....


Indians end season with big plays, high emotion
HENDERSON - On paper, it should have been one of those games that meandered toward the final gun because neither team had anything tangible to...


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Tarlandus l Mitchell takes a snap from the shotgun formation as the Jackets claw the Cushing Bearkats 56-12 to conclude District 21-A competition. Alto posted a 5-0 mark in district, winning the title and chalking up its 24th consecutive win. The Mean Sting has a bye in the first round of the playoffs and will face the winner of Groveton vs. Hulls-Daisetta next week. PHOTO: LEANN JONES Alto goes 10-0 for 2nd year in a row
Crushing Cushing 56-12 was Alto's 24th win in a row. The Yellowjackets now own exclusive rights to the District 21-A championship. And they are...


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