Sports

  • Benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation, the III Forks Golf Classic live and silent auction and dinner is May 4 at III Forks Steakhouse in Dallas. The golf tournament will be held May 5 at Gleneagles Country Club in Plano.
  • The Dodd City Lady Hornets defeated Blue Ridge 10-0. Dodd City scored runs in every inning except for the second to earn the win. Jenna Wallace pitched five innings of shutout ball to get the win.
  • The Southeastern men's basketball program will be holding an open tryout for prospective student-athletes interested in joining the Savage Storm on April 29 at 4 p.m.
  • Hundreds of youth baseball teams will travel with their families to McKinney the first weekend in May for the 4th Annual Strikes Against Cancer tournament. The tournament games will once again fill the baseball facilities throughout McKinney as well as in Celina, Little Elm, Allen, Plano, the Colony, and Mesquite from May 2 through 4.
  • Southeastern rodeo continued its strong push to the finish with a pair of event championships and seven short-go qualifiers on a busy weekend at the Fort Hays State Rodeo in Hays, Kan.
  • Blue River: April 15. Elevation normal, water 63 and clear. Smallmouth and spotted bass good on soft plastic baits, small crankbaits and small flukes below current breaks and around large rocks. Channel catfish excellent on chicken liver, blood
    bait and garlic scented baits in deeper pools in campground areas. Rainbow trout fair on small spinnerbaits and garlic scented Power Bait below waterfalls. Stocked approximately 3,000 channel catfish on March 31. Report submitted by Matt Gamble,
    biologist at the Blue River Public Fishing and Hunting Area.
  • Sign-in starts at noon. Shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Portion of the funds raised goes to a graduating Trenton senior scholarship.
  • The Bonham Warriors varsity baseball team will participate in two warm-up games prior to the playoffs starting the weekend of May 2-3.
  • Wild pigeons are excellent eating. Luke has these birds prepped and ready for the oven.photo by Luke Clayton
  • STRIKES! Baseball and Monster will hold their 2014 tryouts for their 16 and 18U teams on Sunday, April 27, at 330 pm at the Eddie Moore Sports Complex, 602 Sterling Hart Drive in Commerce. Any player wishing to play club baseball during the 2014 year whom are currently in the 8th grade through age 18 should plan to attend. All players must attend this tryout in order to secure a spot on the 2014 roster.
  • Sa'Leisha Hunter, a 5-6 guard from Sherman, Texas, joins the Storm after posting 18.7 ppg last season and being named the All-Texoma-Land Player of the Year in addition to the Co-Defensive Player of the Year in District 13-4A. She also posted 3.8 rebounds per contest along with 3.3 assists and 4.5 steals.
  • The Honey Grove team finished 4th overall.
  • Southeastern football has scheduled a pair of summer camps for area youth interested in advancing their football skills, with a camp for grades 1-thropugh-8 scheduled for June 20 and a second camp for high school athletes grades 9-through-12 on June 21.
  • A McKinney North batter connects. photo by Rog Pachuta of www.BuzzzPhotos.com
  • A Bells baserunner slides as the throw arrives. photo by Buzz Cory of www.BuzzzPhotos.com
  • The Bells catcher goes for the tag. photo by Buzz Cory of www.BuzzzPhotos.com
  • The Bonham High School boys track and field athletes competed in the area round at Kincaid Stadium in Dallas on Thursday, April 17. Several athletes advanced to the regional meet to be held in Commerce on April 25-26.
  • A Southeastern hitter tries to get past the defense of Austin College freshman Presleigh Watson.

  • Tiffani Abbott pitched three shutout innings allowing one hit with four strikeouts for the win. Kateynn Woodlee's second-inning grand slam capped a ten-run second inning. file photo by Allen Rich
  • Sitting - Josh McKeithen. Back Row: L-R: D Allen Hilsdon, STRIKES! manager; Kerry L Crews; and Phillip Burnett, Commerce High School head coach