Sports

You can't win them all, or can you?
For the first time in a period spanning multiple seasons, the Alto Yellowjackets didn't win Friday night. Okay, so it was a bye week. The team and...


Jacksonville's season is already on the line
As I noted in the first Jacksonville story this year, Indians head football coach Randy Copeland enthusiastically asked me to ask him when they played Whitehouse. It's...
Pack of Picks
Dallas Cowboys @ Buffalo Bills Houston Texans vs. Miami Dolphins Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Texas AM vs. Oklahoma State SFA @ Southeastern...


Eagles suffer 'Cat Scratch Fever' 47-27
A big second quarter for the Palestine Wildcats gave the felines all the cushion they needed to cruise to a 47-27 victory over the Rusk Eagles at...


PHOTO: MARKS LANHAM Punt, Pass and Kick
Rusk Intermediate School students Bailee Gates, Hunter Joyner, Macie Jefferson, Sean Bixler, Brittany Kellis and Zach Morgan practice their...


ROBIN BEST Yellowjackets fly into hornets' nest
From the opening series, the Alto Yellowjackets knew they were in for a fight Friday night. But with concrete determination and some championship...


SPORTS
Eagle boosters plan to 'Blackout the Panthers' The Athletic Booster Club and Rusk High School cheerleaders would like everyone to wear black when the Rusk Eagles host the...
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LARRY KRANTZ Tribe finds offense in 41-24 win over Palestine
JACKSONVILLE - When you're looking for something, it's always in the last place you look. Not surprisingly, the Jacksonville Indians, who came...


Christa Adams serves the ball during a recent volleyball match. Rusk (8-8, 0-1) dropped the district opener to Center. The Lady Eagles will travel to Crockett Saturday, then host Carthage on Oct. 2. PHOTO: LYNN LITTLEJOHN Lady Eagles drop district opener
After picking up tournament wins in Arp and Beckville, the Rusk Lady Eagle volleyball team suffered a disappointing loss to the Center Lady Riders...


Sophomore defensive tackle Reggie Dickson (68) rushes Gladewater quarterback Devvyn Eddington (3). The Eagle defense forced one fumble and two interceptions in Rusk's 42-29 win over the Bears. PHOTOS: LYNN LITTLEJOHN Eagles say 'bye' to preconceived notions
This is the most puzzling football season I have ever witnessed. Appalachian State upsets Michigan, Houston beats Carolina, SFA and Texas State...


Pack of Picks
Dallas Cowboys vs. St. Louis Houston Texans @ Atlanta Falcons Texas Longhorns vs. Kansas State Texas AM vs. Baylor SFA @ South Dakota State TJC vs....


PHOTO: TARA CROSBY 'Inches...'
Terrell Carter (22) breaks open for a touchdown during the Rusk JV game against Gladewater Thursday. Gladewater beat the Rusk JV 22-19 on a...


LELAND ACKER Eagles get their groove back in 1st win
A few personnel changes and a week to tweak on strategy was all the Rusk Eagles needed to bounce back from an 0-2 start to defeat the Gladewater...


Starting quarterback Tarlandus Mitchell (#2) drops back for a pass Friday night as the offensive line blocks to give him extra time. Mitchell played two quarters and accumulated 74 yards on four carries with two touchdowns. Final score was 74-0 against Burkeville. PHOTO: TARA CROSBY Alto rides the Burkeville Mustangs 74-0
A dozen quarters into the season and Alto's defense is still impenetrable. After three games, Alto has outscored its opponents following Friday...