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H.S. Softball: Cayuga, Elkhart place atop their respective weekend tournaments
Over the weekend, Cayuga and Elkhart both placed well in their respective tournaments.
Cayuga was able to come out on top and place first in the Slocum Tournament.
H.S. Basketball: Grapeland, Oakwood take on two tough teams on Tuesday night
The Grapeland Sandies and Oakwood Panthers are the last two teams left in the Dogwood Circle in the basketball playoffs, and both teams will be in action tonight in the Regional Quarterfinals.
H.S. Soccer: Palestine boys and girls changed to Saturday
The boys and girls soccer teams at Palestine have changed their games to Saturday at 1 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.
Both teams were originally scheduled to play tonight, but weather concerns postponed the games.
H.S. Football: Palestine, Elkhart have big days on National Signing Day
Palestine and Elkhart held signings for five individuals on Tuesday.
Palestine’s Jarrell Owens (Oklahoma State), Ben Luckett and Brian Thlang (both University of Louisiana-Monroe) and Sheldon Watson (Henderson State) signed their National Letters of Intent to play football at the next level.
H.S. Sports: UIL Realignment has Dogwood Circle teams facing new opponents
On Monday morning, a scramble to figure out scheduling occurred all across Texas.
The Texas UIL realigned the districts across the state and added another classification to the mix.
For Dogwood Circle teams, this meant a change of scenery and new opponents as well as a few old foes.
H.S. Basketball: Westwood sweeps Elkhart in boys and girls games on Friday night
What started as a one-sided match, ended as a one-sided match.
The Westwood Lady Panthers came out strong in the first quarter and didn’t let up on the Lady Elks of Elkhart as they finished with an 81-17 victory.
H.S. Basketball: ROUNDUPS: Frankston sweeps Hawkins in a girls rout and a boys upset win
Frankston’s Gunnar Murphy had eight rebounds and a couple of points in the first half before exploding in the second half in the Indians’ 46-37 victory against Hawkins on Tuesday night.
Murphy, who finished with 19 points and 18 rebounds, set the tone for the Indians in their upset victory against Hawkins who had previously been 7-0 in district play.
H.S. Basketball: ROUNDUPS: Palestine loses thriller to Fairfield, Westwood sweeps Woden in varsity games
Friday night had its ups and downs for the town of Palestine starting with the Wildcats.
H.S. Soccer: Palestine boys take care of business in the first day of the Palestine Wildcat Classic
Thursday marked the start of pool play for the Palestine Wildcats boys soccer team in the Palestine Wildcat Classic.
The team started in the morning with a 4-1 win against Mexia in the first match for both teams.
H.S. Basketball: Palestine drops district match to Mexia on Tuesday night, 79-46
In a game that started off close for the Wildcats, it turned ugly quickly as Palestine fell against Mexia, 79-46.
The Wildcats (10-11, 1-1) started off battling for points against the Mexia Blackcats in the first quarter, and kept up pretty well. Palestine scored 10 points in the first, which was just 10 less than Mexia scored.
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