Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


September 18, 2013

GC Football: Previews for Golden Circle football games this week

Corsicana — Kerens

at Grand Saline

7:30 p.m. Friday

Indian Stadium

RECORDS: Records: Class 2A-Grand Saline 0-3, Class 1A-Kerens 1-2

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Kerens: WR/DB Dontarius Bryant , OL//DL Brian Brumbelow, OL/LB Daedion Tolliver. Grand Saline: QB/DB Austen Truett, FB/LB Jake Bennett, LB/OL Cody Mercer.

 UPDATE: The Kerens Bobcats will go on the road once again this week after the loss at the hands of the Malakoff Tigers last week 40-8 in the 75th renewal of the Trinity River Rivalry ... Kerens will look to regroup and pick up a win against the 0-3 Grand Saline Indians ... Grand Saline was hammered last week by 3-0 Edgewood, 45-0 ... If ever two teams needed each other, then it's this week ... Nate Betts leads all Bobcats with 298 yards on the ground and 4 TD's .... Kerens will look to get its defense going as well after allowing 108 points through the first three games ... Edgewood will be led by QB Austen Truett and FB Jake Bennett ... each has scored once on the ground this season ... Grand Saline has scored only 23 points this season and has given up 111 points.

— Joey Snowden


 Frost at Itasca

7:30 p.m. Friday

At Patton Field

RECORDS:Class 1A Frost is 2-1. Class 1A Itasca is 0-3.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Frost: DB/K Alex Cruz, OL/DL Colton McGill, DB Justin Patton, RB/DB Robert Worley.  Itasca:  RB/LB Khumbu Bailey, LB Cole Coleman, QB Brandon Farquhar, RB/DB Tamarcus Sheppard, LB Todd Willis.  

UPDATE:  Last week the Polar Bears beat Dallas Gateway 42-12 … McGill and his fellow offensive lineman opened the holes that allowed Worley to rush for 130 yards and RB Woody Woods for 117 yards ...  freshman RB with Kobe Hailey chipped in 70 yards rushing and two touchdown receptions for 53 yards … Frost has a lot of balance in the backfield ... Hailey has rushed for 193 yards this season, Worley has gained 179 yards and Woods 106 ... Patton, Worley, and Hailey had interceptions last week while Cruz had two pass break-ups … Frost beat Itasca 39-14 last year … Itasca fell to Meridian last week 24-21… the Wampus Cats have been outscored by an average of 29 points a game through three games … Farquhar is a third-year starter under center and Willis was All-District last season.

— Dan Lunsford

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  • Area schedule for the week

    Here's a look at this week's schedule for Golden Ciircle teams and Navarro College. The schedule does not include upcoming bi-district playoff games in softball because times and sites have yet to be determined.

    April 18, 2014

  • BG baseball GC Baseball/Softball: Blooming Grove sweeps Rice in baseball and softball

    Blooming Grove's Lions needed this one.
    Heck, they need all of them.
    That's where they're living today on the Blooming Grove diamond, where everyone knew going into Friday's game with Rice that the Lions need to win their final three games to have a chance of nailing down the final playoff spot in District 23-2A.
    One down, two to go.
    “It's in our hands,'' said Blooming Grove Coach Matt Anderson moments after his kids beat Rice 8-0 Friday night. “As long as we take care of our business we'll be fine.''

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • GC Softball/Baseball Roundup: Frost girls win district title

    Frost's Lady Polar Bears needed to win to nail down the district title and they never trailed, jumping out to a 7-0 lead en route to an 11-7 clinching victory over Itasca Friday on the road. They wrapped up their second district title in a row with a 9-1 record and enter the playoffs next week at 13-1.

    April 18, 2014

  • CHS Baseball/Softball: Whitehouse sweeps Tigers in baseball and softball

    The Tigers lost a tough game to Whitehouse, 11-3 as the Wildcats' ace, Pat Mahomes, who went four innings and gave up all three runs on two hits and five walks

    April 18, 2014

  • GC Basketball/Baseball: Mildred's Connor Hill sees life clearly

    There was never any doubt for Connor Hill, never any question about what he would do or how he would do it.
    Sure, there was that meeting with his mother and father and talks with the doctor when he was 10, talks and meetings that came accompanied with worry and concern.
    But never from Connor.
    He just never dwelled on the fact he played sports with one eye. He didn't worry or talk about it when he was 10 and he never talked about it at Mildred High, where Hill emerged as a star on the basketball court and baseball diamond.

    April 18, 2014

  • Frost Lady Polar Bears Area Champions.jpg GC Track & Field: Roundup — Frost girls win area meet

    The Frost Lady Polar Bears made a shambles of their district track & field meet last week, scoring 206 points, and they were dominate again in the area meet Thursday, scoring 162 points to win the meet at Blooming Grove.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • RON MORGAN.jpg Morgan:The new endangered species

    Am I just that old, or have amateur athletics gone absolutely nuts these days? On second thought, don’t answer that unless it’s yes to the nuts part.
    High School and college basketball are on the verge of being totally ruined by AAU basketball. Top roundball prospects are identified by the junior high level if not earlier.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • GC Track & Field: Area meet Roundup

    Corsicana's Gilfillan wins 4A area pole vault title; Frost girls win 1A area team title, Frost boys finish second

    April 17, 2014

  • GC Baseball: Mildred falls to Riesel, 9-0, on the road

    Mildred managed a hit and struck out 12 times in a 9-0 loss on the road that could have given the Eagles some cushion in the 23-2A standings. They are now 5-6 with a game at league-leading Teague Tuesday.

    April 17, 2014

  • 4-18-14Roman.jpg CHS Soccer: Tigers boys and girls top off season with strong showing on All-District teams

    That tough and gutsy style of play sent both the boys and girls teams into the playoffs and on Thursday the Tigers were rewarded again for their fine seasons as two boys won special honors,four boys were named to the All-District first team and two girls earned first-team honors.
    Michael Roman, who did a little of everything — and did it well — was named the District 28-4A Utility Player of the Year, and sophomore defender Jesus Barreto was named the district's Newcomer of the Year.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo