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Rusk linebacker Marcell Johnson pursues Huntington quarterback Taylor Rosson during Rusk's 32-6 loss to the Red Devils on Homecoming night. Rosson completed 11 of 22 passes for 129 yards. PHOTO: LYNN LITTLEJOHN Rusk drops Homecoming tilt to Huntington
Continual offensive struggles contributed to the Rusk Eagles losing to the Huntington Red Devils 32-6 at Homecoming on Friday night. The game marks...


Rusk Lady Eagles Head Basketball Coach Josh Faucett supervises his team while they run the "three-man weave" drill. Coach Faucett is beginning his first year at Rusk High School. (Below) Cambry Blakemore recovers a loose ball during passing drills Thursday at the first practice for the Rusk Lady Eagles. Blakemore, a senior, begins her fourth season as a Rusk Lady Eagle. PHOTOS: LELAND ACKER Faucett era begins for Lady Eagles
The Rusk Lady Eagles basketball team began practice Thursday with a new general. Josh Faucett, first year coach for the Lady Eagles, may not have a...


Winners of the Punt, Pass and Kick competition at Eagle Stadium on Oct. 13 were: Wyatt Gilchrest, Hunter Townsend, Rick Frauenberger, Drew Dorsey, Colby Sword, Morgan Johnson, Alex Pope, Chase Stanley, C.T. Berryhill and Michael Pyle. PHOTO: MARKS LANHAM Punt, pass, kick!


Rusk concludes volleyball season
After putting together three district wins in her first season at Rusk High School, an 0-8 district record was probably not what Lady Eagle Head Volleyball Coach Tiffany...
SPORTS
RBSA annual election meeting set for Sunday The Rusk Baseball/Softball Assocaition will hold its annual meeting to elect officers at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 at the baseball...
Alto Head Coach Keith Gardner and Assistant Coach John Paul Dixon show off the t-shirts given away by the Reebok Tailgate crew. Reebok visited Alto on Oct. 12. PHOTO: LEANN JONES Reebok Tailgate Tours visit Alto
The Alto Yellowjackets joined the ranks of the New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Texas AM Aggies and the Oklahoma Sooners...


Pack of Picks
TN Titans vs. Oakland Houston Texans @ San Diego Texas Longhorns vs. Nebraska Texas AM vs. Kansas SFA vs. Sam Houston State TJC @ NEO AM


Senior Jerri l Hill sets a volley during Rusk's loss to Crockett last Tuesday. Seniors recognized on Senior night were Hill, Kristen Joyner, Meagan Richey, Rachel Mahaffey and Sierra Smith. PHOTO: LYNN    LITTLEJOHN Lady Eagles celebrate Senior Night
It was the end of an era last Tuesday at Eagle Gymnasium, at least for five Rusk volleyball players who played the last home game of their career...


ROBIN BEST Alto spoils another Homecoming
GRAPELAND - Grapeland Sandy senior running back Chris Pierson caught the game's opening kickoff and ripped the length of the field for a touchdown....


Tribe falls to Nacogdoches Dragons 31-7
JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Indians have covered a lot of ground on offense this season, though not in the way they probably anticipated....


Dustin Myers is tackled after making a four yard reception during the Rusk Eagles' loss to Carthage. Myers caught two passes for four yards. Carthage compounds Rusk Eagle losses
CARTHAGE - Former Eagles planning to attend Friday's Homecoming game against the Huntington Red Devils may likely see a different line-up of Eagles...


Alto trounces Oakwood, 48-0
OAKWOOD - With the help of a one-two punch, the Alto Yellowjackets scored a knockout against the Oakwood Panthers 48-0 Friday night in an away...


Rusk slates fall clean-up
Rusk city-wide clean-up is planned for 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 3 and 10, at the city barn on U.S. Highway 69 S. and at Conley Park, Reeder Street. The clean-up is...
Pack of Picks
Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Texas Longhorns @ Baylor Texas AM @ Nebraska SFA @ Texas State TJC vs. Trinity Valley CC


Loss knocks Jacksonville out of playoffs
KILGORE - And just like that, the Jacksonville Indians are out of the playoff picture. Outscored 88-23 in their first three District 12-4A games,...