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Troup will celebrate their homecoming on Friday night, with pre-game activities beginning at 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium. The homecoming court includes senior princesses on the front row, left to right, Natalie Davenport, Holly Weathers, Tayler Vance and Tatum Hunter. The senior princes are, from left to right, Quincy Kincade, Mohammad Hayat, Brayden Maris, and Jake Smelser The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
Friday night marked the last night of regular season game play for many east Texas teams, with district play beginning this week. Tigers fall...

Alto opens conference play at home: The Yellowjackets face Big...
The Alto Yellowjackets open at home this Friday against Big Sandy. The Jackets, 3-2 during the non-conference schedule, are facing the 1-4...

Wildcats secure win against Jacksonville Indians
When the Jacksonville Fightin' Indians and Whitehouse Wildcats have played in recent years, the record books could go out the window. The series...

Pirates make Eagles walk the plank: Eagles struggle to gain first...
It was a hot, dry night in Rusk on Friday as the Eagles went up against the Pittsburg Pirates, a team which had not lost an away game this season. The Eagles were first...
First ever Nicky Wheeler Bull Riding competition set
Rodeo fans might have noticed a name change to one of this year’s local annual bull riding events. That’s no mistake – the annual Bull Bash Revolution event has officially...
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By Josie Fox herald@mediactr.com It was a week of action packed games across the county with high scoring football teams and tournament winning junior high volleyball...
Indians fall to Dragons 45-41
The Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians and Nacogdoches Golden Dragons football series has been long known for wild finishes and lots of scoring, especially in recent years....
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Rusk’s Tryrell Morrison and the Eagle offensive line holds off Henderson Lion defensive team members during the Sept. 28 game in Henderson opening up a pocket for Semaj Johnson. Lions defeat Eagles 42-12
The Rusk Eagles traveled to Henderson Friday night to take on the Lions with hopes of securing their first win of the season. Unfortunately those...

Photo by Beverly Milner Corrigan-Camden swats Yellowjackets 39-26: Late-game Alto rally...
A fourth-quarter rally by the Alto Yellowjackets fell short Friday as Corrigan-Camden endured to win 39-26. Alto trailed the Bulldogs 39-13 at the...

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Brook Hill celebrated homecoming Friday night with a 18 point victory over Trinity Christian. Homecoming coronation ceremonies were held during half-time with Morgan Carpenter crowned at Homecoming Queen and Jared Johnson as king. The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
As football season is still going strong for many east Texas schools, others are beginning their basketball season. All around, coaches and players...

Eagles fall to Panthers
Rain and storms threatened to turn the Rusk homecoming game against Spring Hill in to a soggy affair. Despite the heavy rains that were falling...

Photo by Beverly Milner Garrison Bulldogs chomp Alto 35-21: Four Yellowjacket turnovers...
Alto’s typically vicious attack was watered down Friday night as the Yellowjackets were overwhelmed by Garrison 35-21. A wet field, following...

Indians on bye week; prepare for homecoming game in Tyler
The Jacksonville Indians took advantage of their bye last week to rest, recover, study and prepare for the grind of District 9-5A-II play, which kicks off with a rare...
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The Rusk Eagle cross country track teams traveled to Tyler for the Golden Eagle Run last weekend. The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
Friday night lights continue to burn bright across east Texas as area teams enter their fourth week of regular season ball play. Both football...

Alto tops New Diana, 32-14: Junior running back High soars, with...
The Alto Yellowjackets outlasted a blistering New Diana defensive battle to defeat the Eagles 30-14. The away game started fast for Alto, but quickly bogged down in a...