I have to commend my fellow writers at the Herald Democrat. This year was the first time I had seen a good write-up of this event. Up until now I think I was the only one commenting on it. Also the local TV stations were out and interviewed the driver behind this event, Jerry Dorsey, who with the help of his wife Jolene — along with more volunteers than I can count or know — all I can say is “thanks people.”
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If you thought Sherman’s boys basketball team played small ball last season, just wait until this year.
It’s been a tough year. From my own health troubles a few months ago to my dad’s recent stroke, the year 2014 hasn’t always been the kind and gentle type that we all hope for on the morning of January 1.
With Thanksgiving Day just barely in the books, local waterfowlers are finding plenty of reasons to be thankful this morning as they reach for a cup of steaming coffee and a piece of leftover pumpkin pie from yesterday’s grand feast.
Note: All games are region semifinal round.
To many outsiders it was a cute little rhyme making the most of what looked like a short-lived postseason appearance. Now, Whitesboro’s “2-8, going to state” doesn’t look like such a favorable match-up in the bracket.
CELINA — Head coach Bill Elliott is guarding against the Celina Bobcats looking ahead to possible late-playoff showdowns coming up. They have plenty on their Thanksgiving-weekend plate already.
PILOT POINT — Like a boxing title contender, Pilot Point is knocking out opponents with its dangerous one-two combo.
Winning isn’t everything, except for two rival football teams this weekend.
Keonni Conkle had 15 points as Melissa defeated Denison, 76-39, in non-district action at Denison on Tuesday night.