Sports
  • A McKinney Lionette lays in two points. photo by Rog Pachuta of www.BuzzzPhotos.com
  • Nautica Harris and Jazlyn Pipkins both put up 11 points to lead Paris.
  • The Ector Lady Eagles earned a 37-point win over the Savoy Lady Cardinals. photos by Allen Rich
  • (L-R) Tad Kissling, Austin Simmerman, Corey Hartwell, Corey Smallwood, Kenton Manis, Ty Coldiron, Jorge Solano, David Williamson, Evan Wilson
  • The search is on for a new head football coach and athletic director at Bonham ISD after Cody Bounds submitted his resignation Tuesday, December 16 and Dr. Marvin Beaty, Bonham ISD Superintendent, accepted the resignation on behalf of the school district.
  • Several former Austin College alumni and coaches are making headlines this month, with former Kangaroo football, baseball, and golf coach Bob Stitt recently being named the new head coach for the University of Montana while four other former ‘Roos will be active on the sidelines at the high school and college levels over the next few weeks.
  • Give the gift of volleyball camps this December and have your kids join us for an exciting volleyball action camp at this winter's hottest youth volleyball camp! Your child will learn a variety of skills and drills from the college coaching staff including visits from Club coaches and complimentary camp T-shirt. This 3-day camp is for girls between ages 10-17 who are looking to improve their game, compete in fun camp contests, and interact with the most fun-friendly coaches. The High Intensity Volleyball camp website is open for register TODAY before it's too late!
  • Though fishing in Arkansas is available year-round, fall is a beautiful time to cast a line and enjoy the favorable temperatures and colorful fall foliage of the season. The Ouachita River has long been a lure to anglers due to the stream’s prime fishing waters. The river, which runs around 600 miles, starts as a mountain creek flowing off Rich Mountain in Polk County and over the course of its epic journey to north-central Louisiana, winds through a diverse landscape that includes everything from scenic bluffs in its upper reaches to swamp bottoms filled with cypress trees as one approaches the lower sections.
  • After several years of disappointment in the field for quail hunters, the 2014 season is proving to be one to remember.
  • Texoma: December 14. Elevation below normal, water 62 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair on plastic baits, jigs and crankbaits at 15-20 ft. around points and creek channels. Striped and white bass fair on sassy shad, slabs and live shad at 15-30 ft. in the main lake and the river channel. Channel and blue catfish fair on live bait, stinkbait and worms at 10-20 ft. along creek channels, riprap and the main lake. Crappie and sunfish fair on minnows and tube jigs at 5-10 ft. around docks and brush structure. Report submitted by Danny Club, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
  • Whitewright senior Mason Riggins slams down two points in the Tigers' win over Bonham. (varsity and JV photos)
  • Trenton's Lane Henderson scorched the nets for 38 points to help his Tigers open district play with a 23-point win over the Celeste Blue Devils.
  • In all, 10 Leonard players scratched the scorebook in a balanced scoring attack.
  • Diavian Shaw poured in 21 points and Caitlin Warren was close behind with 18 points to propel the Honey Grove Lady Warriors to a 40-point win at Blue Ridge.
  • Paige Granstaff had a double-double with a game-high 18 points and 11 steals as the Dodd City Lady Hornets opened district with a convincing 50-17 win over Miller Grove.
  • Ryan Wilder led Ector with 22 points.
  • The Bonham junior high teams took on Princeton Monday evening.
  • Ector's Payton Anderson put up five points in the last 30 seconds to lift the Lady Eagles to a 40-37 win over Campbell.
  • Bonham junior Corey Smallwood was a First Team All-District selection at tight end.
  • Arkansas's trout tailwaters offer particularly good fishing this time of year as trout spawn in winter, not spring. The activity from spawning rainbow and brown trout makes having an egg pattern fly a must for any angler this time of year.