Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


January 7, 2014

GC Basketball: Roundup -- Mildred's boys beat Rice, Corsicana's girls knock off Lindale, Kerens girls win big, Frost sweeps

Corsicana — They met in a showdown in the Kiwanis Tournament and met again Tuesday in the Rice gym, where the Mildred Eagles found a way to beat Rice’s Bulldogs 77-64 in a big District 23-2A game that left Rice at 0-3 in the district race that has seen the Bulldogs lose three close games, including an overtime loss to Blooming Grove on Friday.

Rice opened the fourth quarter with a 12-5 run to cut the lead to three points  midway in the fourth, but Mildred finished with 17-7 run to end the game.

Russell Holden led Mildred with 17 points and Conner Hill followed with 15 while Draylon Sterling added 13 and Mikey Muncey dropped in 11 as four Eagles landed in double figures. Jase Butler (6), Will Burnham (6), Jordan Harvell (5), Jordan Knight (2) also scored for Mildred.

Rice was led by Sim Nezar who scored 26. Dylynn Anderson (10), Daniel Arteaga (9), Austin Peppers (7), Raven Huffman (5), Adan Payne (3) Jamie Metcalfe (2) and Colin Haston (2) scored for Rice (14-6).



Frost 55,

 Gholson 7

Frost improved to 3-1 in District 18-1A with a 55-7 win over Gholson.  Frost led by 10 points at the end of the first quarter and held Gohlson scoreless in the second and third quarters.  Leading the way for the Polar Bears were Zach Terry with 14 points, Isiah Belcher with 12, and Robert Worley added 11.  Rounding out the scoring for Frost, which improves to 7-5 on the season, were Ryan Worley (7), Colton Clayton (6), and Tyler Stevenson (4).



Corsicana 49, Lindale 41

The Lady Tigers improved to 2-0 in the District 16-4A race by by beating defending district champ Lindale on the road. Alexis Baston led the way with 21 points.

Frost 78,

Gholson 13

Jae Moore scored 25 points as the Frost Lady Bears remained a perfect 6-0 in District 19-A DII play, beating Gholson, 78-13.  Frost outscored Gholson 36 to 6 in the opening quarter to take control early, and then pushed the lead to 40 at halftime.  Diana Rios added 18 points and 7 assists for the Lady Bears, while Madison Revill also hit double figures with 12.  Rounding out the scoring for Frost was Heather Montgomery (6), Kennah Kennedy (5), Jennifer Andrews (3), and Kaycee Bowling (2).  Frost, ranked No. 2 in the latest TGCA Class 1A Division II poll, improves to 15-2 on the season.

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  • 4-115-14CHSBBMinniear.jpg CHS Baseball: Lindale haunts Tigers again with critical 4-0 win

    Lindale has been poison to Corsicana all year.
    The Eagles won a bizarre game in Lindale to keep the Tigers out of the football playoffs and ruined the boys basketball season with two gut-wrenching wins in the final week of the season.
    They did it again Tuesday, beating the Tigers 4-0 at Price Field to take over second place in the District 16-4A race.
    Lindale (6-2) had one big inning to hand Corsicana (5-3) its second loss in a row.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • I4-15-14Kellysigns.jpg GC Volleyball: Kerens' Kelly signs with Paris Junior College

    She prayed about it. She lost sleep about it. And she prayed about it some more.
    That's just a glimpse of what Marqueshia Kelly went through before deciding to turn down a half dozen basketball scholarships and accept a scholarship to play volleyball at Paris Junior College.
    The journey might have been a little sleepless, but in the end it wasn't that tough for Kelly, who is a multi-sport star at Kerens.
    “I followed my heart,'' she said on Tuesday just moments after signing a letter-of-intent to play volleyball at Paris in front of family, coaches and friends.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • CHS Tennis: Tigers play well in powerhouse region

    Corsicana's tennis team finished its season with a  strong showing in the Class 4A Regional Tournament at UT-Arlington before falling to some powerhouse players from Dallas.

    April 15, 2014

  • GC Baseball/Softball: Roundup -- Blooming Grove edges Mildred 1-0 (Adds Dawson-Hubbard baseball)

    Blooming Grove kept its baseball playoff hopes alive, winning a pitcher’s duel, 1-0, in Mildred Tuesday night. Dalton Blake struck out 11 and scattered five hits in a well-pitched game that took an hour and a half to complete.

    April 15, 2014

  • Navarro Softball: Bulldogs sweep Bossier on Sophomore Day

         From a one-sided laugher to a hold-your-breath finish, Navarro’s softball team celebrated Sophomore Day on Saturday in front of its largest crowd of the season.
        The Bulldogs ripped Bossier 14-1 in a five-inning romp and then had to fight for their lives in the second game, finally winning 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh with a squeeze bunt that brought home Caitlin Moerbe, who ended the day with a dust-filled slide at the plate.

    April 12, 2014

  • GC Softball: Hubbard, Curtis shut out Axtell 3-0

       For Hubbard’s Olivia Curtis the magic number was 15 -- as in 15 wins and 15 strikeouts.
        But don’t stop counting now. There’s plenty left for Curtis and her Hubbard teammates who have made the most of their stretch run in the district race, and capped off a huge week with a 3-0 win over Axtell on Friday.

    April 11, 2014

  • GC Baseball/Softball: Roundup -- Kerens' Anderson pitches perfect game (ADDS Dawson baseball)

    Brett Anderson threw a five-inning perfect game Friday at home to lead Kerens over Neches 11-0 in a key district game that leaves the Bobcats in first place with a two-game lead.

    April 11, 2014

  • CHS Baseball: Tigers lose to Nacogdoches 4-1

    In a battle for first place in the District16-4A race, Nacogdoches and pitcher Brigham Hill stopped Corsicana’s Tigers 4-1 Friday to take over the lead in the district with a 6-1 record. The Tigers are now 5-2 and face Lindale, which is also 5-2, at Price Field on Tuesday night to try to gain ground in a tough district race.

    April 11, 2014

  • Kerens bb 4-10-14.jpg GC Baseball: Kerens closing in on first district title since 1977

    Step by step, inch by inch …
    That's how the Kerens baseball team got here, right here on the threshold of what could be the program's best season since 1977.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • GC Track & Field Roundup: Kerens girls win district

    The Kerens girls ran away with the District 18-1A track & field meet at Cayuga, scoring 134 points to beat Dawson (108), Cayuga (101), Cross Roads (93), Hubbard (91), LaPoyner (42) and Wortham (16).

    April 11, 2014

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