Navarro Softball: Bulldogs sweep Trinity Valley
She had been mobbed and hugged and even lifted off her feet, and now Navarro’s Kristin Lopez was looking for words to describe her biggest hit of the year.
“It wasn’t pretty, but it worked,’’ she said.
It was pretty enough, this soft blooper that found the grass in left field, a ball that wasn’t hit hard enough to hurt anyone’s feelings but just hard enough to lift Navarro to a 5-4 win over Trinity Valley in the bottom of the 10th Saturday afternoon to complete a doubleheader sweep over TVCC.
GC Baseball: Mildred downs Rice 8-1, Kerens rips Cross Roads 12-0
Collin Linex went 3 for 3 with two runs and pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing an unearned run as Mildred beat Rice 8-1 Friday to move to 4-3 in District 23-2A. Linex was lifted in the seventh after 93 pitches, scattering five hits, fanning two, walking three and hitting a batter.
GC Softball: Roundup — Corsicana takes care of Jacksonville 8-1; Frost wins in rout
The Corsicana Tigers traveled to Jacksonville to the second round of District 16-4A play and came away with an 8-1 win to improve to 5-2 in the district race as Sidney Kirk belted a solo homer and starting pitcher Chelsea Vandiver went the distance to get the win.
Girls 4A Soccer Sectional Playoff: Waxahachie holds off Corsicana 3-0
They walked off the field hand-in-hand, heads high, together to the end.The Corsicana fans were on their feet one last time, giving them a standing ovation — as much for the game they had just played as the season they were leaving behind.
That's how it ended for Corsicana's girls soccer team, a tough, gritty, no-quit group that saw its season end at Lions Stadium in Ennis Friday night in a 3-0 loss to Waxahachie in the sectional round of the 4A playoffs..
GC Basketball: 2014 All-Golden Circle Teams
Here is the 2014 boys and girls All-Golden Circle Basketball teams.
CHS Baseball: Tigers rap 14 hits in 14-3 win over Jacksonville
The Tigers fell behind early in Jacksonville Friday, but came back to beat the Indians, 14-3, in six innings.
GC/Navarro area schedule: Here's this week's area schedule
Area schedule for the week of April 7-13
GC Basketball: Betts, Ames head All-Golden Circle basketball teams
The 2013-2014 basketball season was an incredible ride for Golden Circle teams, coaches and fans and it ends here with the announcement of the Kerens' Nate Betts and Taylor Ames being named MVPs of the Year.
Morgan: A union for college athletes just doesn't make sense
The football team at Northwestern University is now unionized. The move toward collective bargaining was approved by the Chicago Labor Relations Board.
There are two significant facts about that approval. Number one was that it was the “Chicago” Labor Relations Board. Chicago is run by unions. And, number two is that it was the Labor Relations Board.
The Labor Relations Board is dependent on the existence of unions for their existence. So, when asked if someone can unionize, the answer is DUH!
GC Soccer: Corsicana meets Waxahachie in girls soccer sectionals
Every time the kids on the Corsicana girls soccer team run the bleachers they have a name for it.
.“Hachie! We named our bleachers Hachie. When we run the bleachers we run a Hachie,'' said Makenzie Taylor, a senior midfielder. “The coach says, 'Go run a Hachie.' It makes us push harder because we want to beat them.''
So guess who the Tigers play in the Class 4A sectional round of the playoffs at 7:00 p.m. on Friday night?
Yup, it's Hachie.
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