Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


September 8, 2013

Chico shuts out Wortham, 39-0

BURLESON — The Wortham Bulldogs and the Chico Dragons met for the first time Saturday night at Burleson Stadium. The Bulldogs were out-hustled by a well-executing Chico team, falling 39-0.  

Despite Wortham's defense giving up points, they had a good second quarter. The Bulldogs (1-1) had a blocked PAT and two Red Zone stands.  

The Drangons just had more fight when competing during their passing game. Chico's quarterback, Jericoe McGuire, threw for 278 yards. One pass was for 67 yards to Jastin McGee, who broke four tackles during the run after the catch.  

Wortham's offense just couldn't get a string of plays put together all night. Quarterback Witty Busby had a career low 44 yards passing. A 23-yard pass to Daniel Trantham in the third quarter was Busby's longest pass. The run game for Wortham also hit a wall, netting only 33 yards. 

Chico 39, Wortham 0

Chico                     14  6  13  6 — 39

Wortham               0  0   0  0 — 0


First Quarter

C — Matt Carter 10 pass from Jericoe McGuire (Ivan Segura kick), 7:01

C — Jastin McBee 67 pass from McGuire (Segura kick), 4:05

Second Quarter

C —Carter 10 pass from McGuire (kick failed), 11:18

Third Quarter

C — Hagen Davis 23 interception (kick failed), 8:12

C —Carter 26 pass from McGuire (Segura kick), 4:17

Fourth Quarter

C — Stephen Whatley 3 run (kick failed), 7:00


                   C                            W

First downs            19                          6

Rush-yards           27-127                   19-33

Passing yards       288                        44

C-A-I                     20-30-0                  5-21-2

Fumbles-lost         2-1                         0-0

Punts-avg.             1-30                       5-42

Penalties-yards     7-55                       9-78



Rushing — C:  Stephen Whatley 3-10, Jericoe McGuire 8-36, Creese Redman 11-45, Kalan Johnson 1-2, Chris Gilmore 2-11, Matt Carter 2-23.  W:  Witty Busby 4-16, Dalton Donnahue 12-15, Kenneth Freeman 1-0, Skylar Jordan 1-4, Angus Worcester 1-(-2).

Passing — C: Jericoe McGuire 20-30-0-288. W: Witty Busby 5-21-2-44.

Receiving — C: Jastin McBee 8-142, Creese Redman 1-5, Matt Carter 8-91, Derrick Creeks 2-20, Corbin Blackwood 1-30.  W:  Daniel Trantham 3-32, Rudy Miller 2-12.


Text Only
  • KerensBBAnderson.jpg GC Baseball: Kerens beats Cayuga 5-1, wins first district title since 1981

    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

House Ads
AP Video
Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter New Yorkers Celebrate Cherry Blossom Blooms SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Justice Dept. Broadening Criteria for Clemency Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers 'Miss Meadows' Takes Holmes Back to Her Roots Biden: Russia Must Stop Talking, Start Acting David Moyes Out As Manchester United Manager Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Stowaway Teen Forces Review of Airport Security
Twitter Updates