CG Basketball: Roundup -- Rice boys stay perfect, Hubbard boys win, Kerens girls lose first game
Both Rice teams win, Hubbard's boys get a win and Kerens' state-ranked LadyCats lose on the road in Franklin.
Navarro Soccer: Bulldogs' magical run ends in national title game
The disappointment was both understandable, and palpable. However, in the aftermath of Navarro College’s 3-1 loss to top-seeded Iowa Western in the NJCAA national championship women’s soccer game Saturday, there was also another feeling: “I’m proud of every single one of those girls over there, and my coaches” co-captain Lexi Riggs said.
GC Basketball: Roundup: Kerens girls, Rice boys win on Friday
Kerens' LadyCats beat Maypearl in overtime and Rice's Bulldogs build an 18-point lead and run away from Kemp, 87-80 on Friday.
GC Football: Leonard ends Blooming Grove’s season, 35-21
It ended on a cold, rainy, miserable night that was full of hope and promise that didn’t die until the final minutes. It ended Friday at Coppell, this incredible, magical run by the Blooming Grove kids who never quit.
GC Football: Big second quarter propels Tenaha by Frost
If last year’s season seemed like a dream for Frost, Friday’s second half was indeed a nightmare. There was no near-miracle finish against Tenaha this year.
Six touchdowns in a quarter will ensure that.
Tenaha built a 49-point halftime lead and cruised to a 63-8 victory in the Region III-1A DII area finals at Lindale.
NJCAA Soccer: Garcia’s goal lifts Navarro into national title game
First, she freaked out.
Then, she blacked out.
And in the crazy, celebratory crush of her teammates, Naialani Garcia could barely breathe. Her two fractured heels, well, they still hurt … but not as much.
National championship game, here comes the Navarro College Bulldogs.
Navarro Soccer: Phenomenal Carter knows when and how to score in the clutch
Navarro's amazing Trudi Carter has helped lead the Bulldogs to the NJCAA semifinals.
Morgan: Thinking about No. 14, and others
Weekend sports columnist Ron Morgan has some thoughts about everything from Dirk Nowitzski to Jerry and Prince to A-Fraud to Todd Wills, JFK and his baby sister.
Outdoors: Kevin Reese — Winter hunting
This weekend, even before you read this, those frigid temperatures I love will return and this time for a bit longer. And, when temperatures drop I get tunnel vision. I think about all those dead bugs (smiling) … and hunting! Even better, hunting without all those biting, prodding insects and snakes; however, with our colder temperatures, and forecasters are calling for a much wetter and colder winter this season, we must also take extra precautions considered relatively foreign in concept to us Texans. To that end, let’s talk about cold weather hunting.
Simpson dazzles, leads Chilton to a 28-6 win over Hubbard
Hubbard Coach Craig Horn talked earlier in the week about Chilton’s Charles Simpson, and just how worried he was about the Pirate running back.
“He’s the fastest kid I have seen in years, and in my coaching career there are probably only two other running backs who I have seen who were faster,’’ Horn said on Wednesday
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