GREENVILLE — Zada Swoopes homered twice and drove in five runs as Whitewright completed a sweep of its Class 3A Region II bi-district series, 8-1, against Alba-Golden on Saturday night.
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Sherman rallied in the middle innings to narrow an early 6-0 deficit, but the comeback bid fell short as the Bearcats lost to Wylie East, 6-4, in their season finale at Veterans Stadium on Friday night.
ARLINGTON — Denison’s Brendon Luper finished fifth in the long jump at 22 feet three quarters inches at the Class 5A Region II meet at UT-Arlington on Friday. He was three inches from bronze and five from silver.
LEONARD — By the end of the regular season the Trenton Tigers were firmly in the mix, half of a tie-breaker to determine the final playoff team out of District 12-2A.
Three Melissa senior volleyball players will continue their playing careers at the college level. Connar Newberry signed with the University of Nebraska at Kearney, while Amber Melcher committed to Hendrix College (Ark.) and Kennedy Shelstead signed to play at John Brown University (Ark.) Newberry’s sister was the first Melissa volleyball player to sign five years ago, and Shelstead has an older sister playing college volleyball.
For the second straight season the Denison baseball team came up just short of getting into the playoffs but this time around the Yellow Jackets were in full control of their ability do to so.
McKINNEY — If Friday night’s Class 4A Region II bi-district playoff game between Bonham and Dallas Pinkston were a prize fight, it would’ve been a technical knockout in the third round.
A week ago, I opined in this space that while it wasn’t comfortable to kill a spring gobbler in a Texas rainstorm, it was possible.
The term “monster” gets tossed around quite a bit in the coffee shop conversations of Red River Valley fishermen each year.
AUSTIN — Tioga’s Kari Hughes earned sixth place at the Class 1A state golf tournament with a two-day total of 185 at Lions Municipal Golf Course on Thursday.