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- Golden Circle Basketball: Three area teams ranked in state poll The Hubbard boys basketball team (15-4) held steady at No. 16 in the TABC Basketball Poll released Monday.
Wills: Run-and-gun Hubbard on a major roll
HUBBARD — The blur in Hubbard these days is the Jaguars boys basketball team.
The Jags will run. They gun. And they’re winning a bunch of games in what has become a season of resurgence for Hubbard boys athletics.
- Navarro football: Bulldogs excel in classroom Navarro College Coach Nick Bobeck expects 18 December graduates from his football program this year. That is about 18 more than Navarro had graduate about a decade ago after the fall semester.
- No. 16 Hubbard boys hold off Bosqueville, 70-59 HUBBARD — John Jones poured in a flurry of points early, and he came through again in the fourth quarter as the No. 16 Hubbard Jaguars ran past Bosqueville, 70-59, Friday night in Hubbard.
- Navarro hoops: Ice cold Matt Pressey brings all the intangibles you need to win a game in the final seconds. He’s added a new weapon this season — the 3-point shot. Pressey worked tirelessly on his long range shot last summer and it paid off for No. 2 Navarro in Wednesday night’s heart-stopping 66-64 victory over No. 22 Trinity Valley at the Wolens Special Events Center.
- Loaded with seniors, Sanchez expects winner The Tigers soccer team is shooting for its third consecutive district championship. The Tigers have won their last 10 district matches. These are good times in the second year of Tom Sanchez’s reign at Corsicana. And there’s every reason to believe they can do it again.”
Golden Circle Hoops: Three party
BLOOMING GROVE — Blooming Grove won its first district game in four tries Tuesday night, beating Rice, 38-27.
The Lady Lions did it with something that’s been going on all season — junior Katie McGraw making 3-pointers.
- Kerens boys top Mildred, 63-53 Trey Lindsey scored 19 points and Pat Faulk added 16 as Kerens won on the road over Mildred, 63-53, on Tuesday night.
- Navarro basketball: Another monster clash Showdown week starts for the Navarro Runnin’ Bulldogs on Wednesday night against Trinity Valley. Actually it started Saturday with Navarro’s 79-68 victory at McLennan over a Highlanders team that has lost two games this season, both to the Runnin’ Bulldogs.
Tiger Tuesday: Tough road
Amber Ames was asked the question in a joking manner. Who’s going to win a district basketball game first, the Tiger boys, or the Lady Tigers?
“Us,” Ames said.
Yes, she was talking about the girls.
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