Phillips: You gotta love that fire in the Kerens’ kids
Kerens' girls basketball team is playing with a hunger and desire that they need as they face a huge weekend in the regionals.
GC Basketball: Mildred coach and players dominate 23-2A All-District girls team
Mildred’s Lady Eagles, who had one of the best seasons in school history, reaped some well deserved post-season honors when the District 23-2A all-district basketball team was released Thursday.
Three Lady Eagles were named to the first team and Coach Dale Clement was named the Co-Coach of the Year along with Buffalo’s Jozette Jenkins.
GC Basketball playoffs: Mildred's boys can make history with a win against Jarrell
Mildred's Eagles can be the first boys basketball team to win a second round playoff game with a victory over Jarrell Friday night.
GC Basketball playoffs: Frost's new Polar Bears grow up
Frost lost a ton of talent and started over this season, but the new Polar Bears are making a run in the playoffs.
GC Softball: Blooming Grove tops Hillsboro, 6-3, in extra innings
It took a couple of extra innings, but Blooming Grove claimed its second-straight win of the young softball season Tuesday night. The Lady Lions rallied for five runs in the top of the ninth to defeat the Hillsboro Lady Eagles, 6-3.
Girls Basketball Regionals: Kerens 60, Slocum 43
If revenge is sweet, what is it when it comes in the playoffs — in one of those do or die games?
“Sweeter” said Kerens girls basketball coach Denise Lincoln moments after watching her kids extract some good old fashioned revenge on Slocum Tuesday night in the John Tyler High gym, where the LadyCats took out a year of frustration on the Lady Mustangs, who just happened to be in the way of that 18-wheeler rolling out of Kerens with a GPS set for Austin.
Boys Bi-District Basketball: Wortham 47, Big Sandy 43
For LD Freeman, it was all about making 3-pointers at the right time.
Wortham’s junior guard hit a 3-pointer with seconds left in the third quarter, and another for the first points of the fourth period as the Bulldogs built an 11-point lead, then held on for a 47-43 victory over Big Sandy in the Class 1A bi-district playoffs on Tuesday night in Mabank.
Girls Regionals Basketball: Lipan 69, Frost 35
In a match-up of two highly ranked teams, getting off to a good start is essential. Unfortunately for the No. 3 Frost Lady Polar Bears, it was the No. 2 Lipan Lady Indians who scored the first nine points of the game and led 15-2 less than five minutes into their regional quarterfinal game Tuesday night, cruising to a 69-35 win.
“It was a good year, we’re proud,” said Frost head coach Clark Moore after the game.
Hempstead comes back to top Blooming Grove, 88-77
A spectacular season for the Blooming Grove Lions came to an end Monday, as the Lions fell to Hempstead, 88-77, in the bi-district round of the Class 2A boys basketball playoffs. Senior point guard Daniel Pelzel had 25 points to lead the Lions, who capped their season with a 21-7 record. Juanya Pyburn had 19, and Rowdy Barlow added 14.
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