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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    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.

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  • 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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