Sports

Jackets top Martinsville, Douglass
The Alto Yellowjackets are on a roll following two consecutive wins in the opening week of district play. Alto crushed Martinsville 15-2 and defeated Douglass 8-1....
Tribe beats Whitehouse
In keeping with a long family tradition of great baseball players, Terrance Canady hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning to give Jacksonville a 3-1 lead...
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...

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...
Lady Eagles beat Diboll
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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,...

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...
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.
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...

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...
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...
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...
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.