Subscribe to Varsity RSS feed


Umpire collapses at game

BONHAM — In the third inning of Saturday’s Game 3 of the Class 3A regional semifinal series between Pilot Point and Hughes Springs, play came to an abrupt halt when the home plate umpire collapsed to the ground around 6 p.m. at the Bonham High School softball field.

Jones, Curtius help VA sweep Redwater

MOUNT PLEASANT — For the second-straight night, a Van Alstyne pitcher threw a two-hit shutout as the Panthers swept District 15-3A champion Redwater with a 6-0 victory in Game 2 of a Class 3A Region II quarterfinal series Saturday at Mount Pleasant High School.

J.B. Webb — Look back due to lake conditions

Well this time of year an article like this is not what I was expecting to be working on. Our boat ramp is on life support. There are only a few guides working but they are reporting fair-to-good catches. There are some people in kayaks and canoes launched from the bank bass fishing but not many.

Contests and Promotions

The Wedding Expo
The Wedding Expo
Herald Democrat Wedding Expo 2015

Gallaway leads Lady Bearcats

BONHAM — The Pilot Point Lady Cats stood strong behind a nearly spotless performance from senior Preslee Gallaway to take the opener of their Class 3A Region II semifinal series against Hughes Springs, 2-0, on Thursday night.

Shope gives Whitewright walk-off win

PROSPER — With dusk hanging heavily in the air on a cool, calm evening, all Whitewright head coach Phil Shope could do was watch as his team’s three-hole hitter — daughter Hatty — faced the kind of situation clutch batters dream about.

Cards’ bats waking up

POTTSBORO — Throughout the regular season, the Cardinals were relying on the pitching staff to lead the way each time out. It was a strong formula considering that Landon Stevens, Max Dodd and Tyler Tuck posted microscopic earned run averages.