Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


January 19, 2013

GC Hoops Roundup: Blooming Grove boys beat Riesel 61-39 (Updated with standings)

Corsicana — Blooming Grove 61, Riesel 39: Jacob Conger scored 19 points and Juanya Pyburn added 12 as Blooming Grove beat Riesel 61-39 on Friday night.

Kerens 66, Dawson 13: Nate Betts scored 12 points and Kevin Townsel added nine as Kerens topped Dawson 66-13 in a District 18-1A DI game Friday night.

Frost 73, Penelope 24: Danial Steels scored 13 points and Colton Clayton and Maliko Bruce each had 12 as Frost routed Penelope 73-24 in a district game.

Cayuga 95, Wortham 46: Tyvon Freeman scored 20 points as Wortham fell to Cayuga 95-46 on Friday night.

Hubbard 79, Cross Roads 52: D’Warren Simmons scored 20 points and Casen Martin and Ashton Hawthorne each had 14 points as Hubbard routed Cross Roads 79-52 in a district game Friday night.

Teague 94, Rice 47: Dalton Pike scored 24 points, but Rice couldn’t keep up with Teague in a 94-47 loss on Friday night.

Marlin 75, Mildred 54: Marlin finished off a perfect first half of the District 23-2A season with a 74-54 victory over Mildred. The Eagles dropped into a fourth-place tie with Buffalo and a game out of a playoff spot.



Frost 62, Penelope 19: Jae Moore had 16 points and Diana Rios added 12 as Frost routed Penelope 62-19 on Friday night.

Hubbard 59, Cross Roads 23: Tia Parks scored 15 points and Kate Saucke added 10 as Hubbard defeated Cross Roads 59-23 on Friday night.

Kerens 74, Dawson 7: Taylor Ames scored 16 points and Breanna Wells added 14 points as Kerens rolled past Dawson 74-7 on Friday night.

Wortham 57, Cayuga 51: Kierra Busby scored 18 points and Kamarie Freeman had 17 as Wortham defeated Cayuga 57-51 on Friday night.

Marlin 46, Mildred 43: Mildred dropped out of the top three in District with a 46-43 loss to Marlin on Friday night.

Blooming Grove 36, Riesel 29: The Blooming Grove Lady Lions picked up a District 23-2A victory with a 36-29 win over Riesel on Friday night. Daveshia Starling had 10 points and four steals. Lauren Miller had four points and 10 rebounds, Tre Wiggins had six steals and Savanna Bearden had four steals.

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  • 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

  • 4-16-14Amessigns.jpg GC Basketball; Kerens' Ames signs with Cloud (Kan.) Community College

    There's nothing quite like signing day, and Taylor Ames was all smiles and beaming about her future Wednesday when she signed a letter-of-intent, accepting a basketball scholarship to Cloud County Community College in Kansas in front of family, friends and coaches at Kerens, where Ames leaves a legacy like no other.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16-14NVSBMoerbe slides.jpg Navarro Softball: Bulldogs get ranked, split with Paris

    Minutes after Navarro split a doubleheader with Paris on Wednesday, Navarro softball Coach Jessica Karenke was told her Bulldogs had just been nationally ranked and are now No. 16 in the NJCAA national softball poll.
    She had no idea.
    And she didn't care.
    Karenke is worried about what happens on the diamond, and she had some concerns after Navarro made four errors in the second game that opened the door for Paris to pull off a 7-2 win after the Bulldogs and Ciara Luna controlled the first game with a 4-1 win.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • CallieDevinFCA.jpg GC: Mildred's O'Sullivan and Bland chosen to play in FCA All-Star games

    Mildred’s Devin O’Sullivan and Callie Bland have been selected to play in the FCA’s All-Star games on June 1.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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

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