Sherman Homecoming parade

Maria Huerta passes by in a horse drawn carriage during the Sherman High School homecoming parade Monday night in downtown Sherman. The Bearcats will face the Prosper Eagles at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bearcat Stadium.

Triathletes celebrate return to Denison

After a four-year hiatus, Denison is back in the game — all three of them, in fact. Nearly 200 triathletes descended on Texoma for the Denison Red River Rampage this weekend, an event that’s been resurrected by city leaders in order to goose tourism numbers and showcase the city’s historic downtown.

TCOG honors Citizens of the Year

Every year, the leaders of the Texoma Council of Governments selects four people to honor as their Citizens of the Year. Thursday night, the organization honored two men and two women for their service to their towns, counties, and Texoma as a whole.

TCOG dinner focuses on leadership

The Texoma Council of Governments held a short meeting Thursday evening at Austin College before celebrating its annual event. The theme of the evening was “Faces of Texoma,” and TCOG staff, Board members and guests shared dinner and success stories.

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Sherman Homecoming parade

Maria Huerta passes by in a horse drawn carriage during the Sherman High School homecoming parade Monday night in downtown Sherman. The Bearcats will face the Prosper Eagles at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bearcat Stadium.

Deadly stretch of Sherman road eyed for upgrade

Charlene Smith has heard her share of horror stories at the Sherman Elks Lodge over the years. A longtime member and occasional bartender at the Lodge — located along a stretch of FM 1417 in south Sherman — Smith said a month rarely goes by without another serious wreck.

Sports

SOSU men’s golf opens in 6th place

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Southeastern Oklahoma State opened the NSU Golf Classic by firing back-to-back scores of 298 and after 36 holes of play is tied for sixth at 596.

Sherman, Denison volleyball clash trying for first district win

The brand-new gymnasium at Denison High School wasn’t completely ready for the start of volleyball season. It took some time and gradually was functional. The court was ready, of course, but then each week saw additions — the scoreboard, the player portraits — to become what was envisioned from the beginning.

Ross, Vaughn earn SCAC weekly honors

Austin College football players Madison Ross and Brett Vaughn have earned Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference weekly recognition, with Ross being named the Co-Offensive Player of the Week while Vaughn was tabbed as the Special Teams Player of the Week.

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