Sports
  • For the first time in several years, ducks heading into Texas wonít be landing in the dirt thanks to decent rainfall across much of the state in recent months. Itís a reprieve from the drought waterfowlers have been waiting for, particularly in light of reports of record numbers of ducks heading this way.
  • Texoma: October 19 - Elevation 6.5 ft. below normal, water 76 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass good on crankbaits, plastics and spinnerbaits in and around brush structure, creek channels and riprap at 5-20 ft. Striped and white bass food on live shad, sassy shad and slabs in river channel, main lake and coves at 10-25 ft. Channel and blue catfish good on worms, live bait and stinkbait in and around riprap, coves and creek channels at 10-20 ft. Crappie and sunfish good on tube jigs, minnows and small lures in and around brush structure, creek channels and docks. Report submitted by Danny Clubb, game warden stationed in Bryan County.
  • The Bonham varsity boys team took second place behind district champion Melissa, sending the Warriors back to the Regional Meet November 1 in Arlington.
  • Bells senior Kaitlin Moore goes for a spike as Dodd City's Keeshia Thompson defends. photo by Allen Rich
  • Varsity girls and varsity boys results
  • Bells senior Carlee Shelby knocked down nine kills to lead her Lady Panthers past the Dodd City Lady Hornets, 3-0. photo by Allen Rich
  • The Commerce Lady Tigers clashed with the Whitewright Lady Tigers Friday night in yet another District 13-3A thriller, with Commerce heading home with a tough 3-2 win.
  • The Bonham Lady Warriors improved to 25-8 on the year and 7-1 in District 12-4A with a 3-1 win over the Community Lady Braves. file photo by Allen Rich
  • Melissa senior Connar Newberry pounded Princeton with a career-high 24 kills to propel her Lady Cardinals past the Lady Panthers, 3-1, in District 12-4A action Tuesday night.
  • Nicole Fleitman had 20 kills and Erin Early was also in double digits with 10 kills as the Lindsay Lady Knights, currently the fourth-ranked Class 2A team in Texas, swept Tioga to move to 12-0 in District 10-2A.
  • Ashley Melugin led Savoy with four kills and Haley Schneider had three kills.
  • Bonham senior Madeline Dolberry connects in a win over Anna on Friday. photos by Allen Rich
  • Bonham junior wide receiver Corey Smallwood ended the game with five catches for 207 yards and three touchdowns. photo by Allen Rich
  • Lovejoy's top receiver, Aaron Fuller, caught three touchdown passes in the Leopard's big win over Wylie East. Aaron's father, Brad Fuller, an assistant coach at Lovejoy, was an outstanding athlete in Bonham. photo by Manny Flores of www.BuzzzPhotos.com
  • Bells junior quarterback Derrick Ponder passed for four touchdowns in the Panthers' victory over Chico. photo by www.BuzzzPhotos.com
  • The Bonham Athletic Booster Club is hosting a Fly High Memorial Softball Tournament on October 25 in memory of Jaiden Pelton and Katelynn Woodlee. Jaiden was a recent graduate of Sam Rayburn and Katelynn Woodlee was a recent graduate of Dodd City. These girls, along with Meagan Richardson of Wylie and Brooke Deckard of Blue Ridge, tragically lost their life when their North Central Texas College softball team bus was struck by a semi when returning back to Gainesville from a softball tournament.
  • This is one of the Snap Lock hunting blinds Luke has come to depend upon. The blinds set up in minutes and provide a solid, covered place to hunt from. The blinds really prove their worth on cold, winter hunts! photo by Luke Clayton
  • PIP registration is now through Oct. 31.
  • The McKinney defense sends a McKinney North player flying during the Crosstown Showdown Friday night. photo by Rog Pachuta of www.BuzzzPhotos.com