Sports

Rusk FFA, Wells ISD to hold donkey basketball match ups
As basketball teams wrap up their district schedules, two schools are gearing up to host some on-court antics for a good cause. Rusk FFA is hosting its third annual...
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Bullard High School hosted the Bullard Invitational, a powerlifting meet, Saturday, Jan. 26. Men’s and women’s teams from a total of 10 schools participated, including Rusk...
Rebound, block, assist, and drive: District basketball play...
While some basketball teams are just beginning the second round of district play, others have nearly completed league play. Bullard’s Lady Panthers, nearing the end of the...
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As basketball teams are deep into district play, powerlifting and tennis teams have attended their first meets. Powerlifting Jacksonville The Jacksonville Maidens...
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Troup Middle School hosted a basketball tournament Saturday, Jan. 12. The Troup eighth-grade team placed third and the seventh grade team, pictured, won first place. Court is in session: Area teams heat up the basketball court as...
Basketball teams continue to face district opponents with only one team in Cherokee County remaining undefeated. The Bullard Lady Panthers retain a...

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Troup’s Kori Miniix (#25) takes a shot against a Raider defender when the Tigers hosted West Rusk Friday, Jan. 11. Troup Tigers, Bullard Lady Panthers undefeated in district play
Area teams continue to hoop it up as they go into district play. Jacksonville Indians, Maidens claim victory over Whitehouse Wildcats The...

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The Troup Tigers placed second in the Glen Evans Classic with Quincy Kincade (#5) and Weslee Ross (#3) being named All-Tournament. Troup hosts Glen Evans Classic
The Glen Evans Classic, hosted by Troup High School Friday-Saturday, Dec. 27-28, was an event for both men and women’s basketball teams. Five...

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New Summerfield’s Leslie Guzman takes a shot against Alto Lady Jacket defender Makayla Black during the first league game Friday, Jan. 4. Cherokee County teams begin district basketball play
And now for Hoop Zone news: Jacksonville Indians 4-12 overall, 0-1 in district play The Jacksonville Indians participated in the Wagstaff...

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Family and friends gathered on Sunday, Dec. 16 to offer congratulations and well wishes to Rusk Lady Eagle Tatum Goff as she signed her acceptance to to University of Kansas, where she will play softball for the KU Jayhawks. On the wings of a Jayhawk: RHS senior signs with Kansas U
A Rusk Lady Eagle signed her dreams into reality Sunday, Dec. 16, when she inked a deal to play for the Kansas University JayHawks. Tatum Goff,...

Displaying the hardware brought home from the Whitehouse Basketball Tournament Dec. 8 are team members (top row) Kierra Milton, McKaila Davis, Kennzie Norton, Andi Yount, Breanna Humphries, Jada Nelson, (front row) Jaylenne Hill, Mia Lopez, Nicole Burkhalter, Kelsey Woodard and Janiece Swindell. The Fox Box: County wide sports updates
Jacksonville Indians, Maidens The Jacksonville Indians visited Bullard Tuesday, Dec. 11, beating the Panthers 67-58. The Indians hosted the...

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Area schools are hooping it as non-conference basketball play continues. Jacksonville Indians travel to Nacogdoches for Central Heights tournament The Jacksonville...
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Friday night lights shone a little dimmer this last week as the final area team fell out of play for the 2018 season. The Troup Tigers fell to the Newton Eagles, squashing...
The Fox Box: County wide sports updates
Friday night lights are slowly merging into hoops and three pointers as area teams transition from football to basketball season. One county team however, continues to...
Eagles fall to Pirates Pittsburg Pirates claim Area Championship...
The Rusk Eagles travelled to Allen on Friday night in hopes of bringing home a win against the Pittsburg Pirates and the Area Championship title....

End of the road… Alto Yelowjackets knocked out of playoffs by...
For the second time this season, the Alto Yellowjackets felt the sting of losing to the Garrison Bulldogs. This time, it was the end of the line,...