Sports

Diamond Notes: county's teams get games in over Spring Break
Diamond Notes recaps the past week in baseball/softball action: College roundup In college softball action: • Rusk alum and University of Alabama senior pitcher Sydney...
Quick Hits: state lifting results, all-district b-ball, soccer
And now, Quick Hits, showcasing sports action from across Cherokee County: Rusk’s Garrett top-10; 2 Bullard lifters top-20 at state powerlifting meet Five Cherokee County...
Cherokee County 4H Clay Crushers
CRUSHIN’ IT! Cherokee County 4H Clay Crushers have been busy pulverizing sporting clays all over Texas this year. They had a great showing in San...


Photo: Quinten Boyd
Rusk golfer Lily Raiborn signed her letter of intent to play golf at Jacksonville College. She is pictured with (back row, from left), Rusk golf coach Joey Renner, father Mark Raiborn, mother Angela Raiborn and Jacksonville College golf coach Dr. Roy Stephens. For more, see pg. 4B. 10 county athletes sign college letters of intent
A total of 10 Cherokee County athletes made their college decisions recently, signing letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the...


Diamond Notes: several county baseball/softball teams start district
Diamond Notes recaps the past week in baseball/softball action: College roundup In college softball action: • Rusk alum and University of Alabama senior pitcher Sydney...
Quick Hits: total of 9 county lifters to state, track results
And now, Quick Hits, showcasing sports action from across Cherokee County: 3 Troup lifters, Bullard’s Thatcher to powerlifting state Northern Cherokee County will be well...
The NCA National Champion picture from the left: Bailey Bunn, Angelica Inglehart, Kaycee Johnson, Sarah Crysup, Jordan Crysup, Cydney Dement, Mackenna Dement, Kenzie Bowman, Debbie Crysup, Jonathan Polk, Shay Mueller, Mattie Bowman, Ashley Purselley, Denicea Lewis, Mattilynn Hamilton, and Lexie Stanley. T’s Tumbling Cheer and Dance win NCA National Championship
The Senior Platinum Starz All-star cheerleaders from T’s Tumbling Cheer and Dance in Rusk have done it again. Last March they were the 1st team in...


Quick Hits: County squads on the run, powerlifters clinch state spots
And now, Quick Hits, showcasing sports action from across Cherokee County: County lifters prepare for state meets Several lifters from across Cherokee County will...
Diamond Notes: county teams 'on the road again'
Diamond Notes recaps the past week in baseball/softball action: College roundup In college softball action: • Rusk alum and University of Alabama senior pitcher Sydney...
JUCO tourney underway at JISD gymnasium
“Hoops Heaven” for junior college basketball fans can be found – at least for the next few days – at Jacksonville’s John Alexander Gymnasium. For the second time in three...
Diamond Notes: county teams take part in tournaments
Diamond Notes recaps the past week in baseball/softball action across Cherokee County: Rusk SB wins 2 The Lady Eagles played their first game since the Bryan/College...
Quick Hits
Bullard coach Wilson accepts Bridgeport head coach job According to several reports, Bullard head football coach and athletic director Shannon Wilson is leaving the school...
And then there was 1: Pirates set sail on road to San Antonio
As the UIL basketball playoffs rolled on, Cherokee County sent a solid contingent in all, but by the second week, the numbers started to decrease. The Bullard Lady...
Quick Hits: Miller goes yard, Littlejohn 2-0, area honors
And now, Quick Hits: Miller hits first collegiate homer Rusk alum and Southern Arkansas outfielder Rachel Miller returned to Texas over the weekend as the Lady Muleriders...
2nd season: girls playoffs begin, boys play for seeding
The UIL playoffs are underway on the girls side, but for boys and girls teams across the state, it feels like the playoffs started earlier this month. With teams playing...