Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


October 9, 2013

GC Football: Previews for this week's football games

Corsicana — Millsap

 at Mildred

7:30 p.m. Friday

At Asby Fiel

RECORDS: Millsap is 2-3, 1-1 in District 6-2A DII. Mildred is 4-1, 2-0.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Millsap: RB Andrew Tyson, RB/LB Timothy Newberry, QB Nick Lucia, L Tre Newby. Mildred: L Jasper Marshall, RB/S Joey Palos, WR/LB Dalton Horner, L Joshua Fountain.

 UPDATE: Mildred won last year’s meeting, 77-0 ... Mildred beat Rio Vista, 61-8, last week, while Millsap lost to Tolar, 48-7 ... it’s homecoming in Mildred ... Tyson had a pair of TD runs (2, 21) in the Bulldogs’ 20-0 win over Rio Vista two weeks ago ... at 11.0 points per game, Millsap has the worst scoring offense in 6-2A DII ...  in 2009, Millsap was 8-3, (Mildred was 6-5); since that season, the Bulldogs are 9-26 (including 0-10 last year) while Mildred is 39-7 ... Mildred QB Will Burnham had his first 100-yard rushing game last week (10-101, 4 TDs) ... the Eagles forced five turnovers last week and are a plus-13 in takeaways this year ... with one more win, Mildred coach Billy Dan Chambliess would tie for the fifth-most wins in a rookie campaign since 1960. Larry Stinson was 10-2-1 in his lone season (’76). Chambliess’ predecessor, Patrick Harvell, is second with a 7-4 season in ‘08.

— Raymond Linex II



 at Kerens

7:30 p.m. Friday

At Bobcat Stadium

:District 6-1A-Cayuga 4-0, District  6-1A-Kerens 2-3

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Kerens: QB Nate Betts, WR/DB Brett Anderson, L Brian Brumbelow, WR/K Jovani Coronado, Cayuga: QB/LB John Vickery, RB/DB Keshawn Jackson, RB/LB John Venable, WR/DB Payton Wallace

 UPDATE: The Bobcats are coming off a 50-20 loss to Hubbard ... this will be the first district game for both teams .... Cayuga was idle last week ... Cayuga has scored 202 points this season, averaging 50.2 points per game ... Cayuga has a balanced offense, but wants to control the clock with Vanable (6-1, 220) ... he not only has the size, but speed ...  when Cayuga wants to pass the Wildcats can go up top to their 6-7 WR, Chris Wilson ... Kerens will be led by dual threat QB Nate Betts .... Betts has scored 84 of the Bobcats’ 144 points, and has 981yards of total offense ... Betts will rely on WR Brett Anderson when the Bobcats need a first down, and to stretch the field to help the running game ... WR Jovani Coronado has also emerged as of late and hauled in a 37-yard TD pass from Betts against Hubbard.

 — Joey Snowden

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    The wait is over.
    And it came just in time for Brett Anderson, who left it all on the mound Tuesday night at Kerens, where he pitched a masterpiece to lead the Bobcats over Cayuga, 5-1, and help the program win its first baseball district title since 1981.
    “I've got no gas left. I'm out,'' said Anderson, a senior lefty who stopped Cayuga cold, holding the three-time defending district champs to just three singles while striking out 14.

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • GC Basebal Roundup: Corsicana blasts Jacksonville; BG wins huge district game

    The Corsicana Tigers wrapped up district play with a dominating 9-0 win over the Jacksonville Indians behind Trevor Nolen, who shut out the Indians and allowed only one hit over 6 1/3 innings.  Donovan Fields came on to retire the final two hitters. The Tiger pitchers limited the Indians to only 25 plate appearances in the game and no runner to reach third base.

    April 22, 2014

  • 4-23-14 Rodeo clown.jpg Rodeo: Navarro County Derrick Days -- Burton is back

    He's back.
    Professional rodeo entertainer Ronald Burton returns to the Navarro County Exposition Center  April 25-26 to entertain the crowd at the 2014 Navarro County Derrick Days Pro Rodeo.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Huggins rodeo Huggins to call shots at Derrick Days Rodeo

    West Huggins will serve as the announcer for the 2014 Navarro County Derrick Days Pro rodeo. The Gardendale native is the reigning three-time United Professional Rodeo Association Announcer of the Year.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • NC baseball Whoa 300th Dill gets 300th win in Navarro baseball sweep of Bossier Parish

    Navarro baseball’s weekend in Louisiana was significant on a number of fronts. On one hand, coach Whoa Dill notched his 300th win. On the other, and perhaps more importantly, the Bulldogs simply continued to play well. The Bulldogs swept Bossier Parish to move 14-11 in Region XIV East Zone play, and 27-17 overall.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mildred sending five to regional track meet

    Sasha Ballard set a school record in the 800 meters and paced a contingent of five Mildred thinclads heading to Stephenville for the regionals later this week.

    April 21, 2014

  • Kerens boys grab four gold medals at area track meet

    Tavion Hall and Jalon Moss each snared a pair of gold medals as Kerens boys finished second at their area track meet last week with 88 points.

    April 21, 2014

  • 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

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