PALESTINE – The Palestine Ladycats defeated the Westwood Lady Panthers, 11-0, Tuesday night as the team celebrated their 2021 seniors.
PALESTINE - The 4A state-ranked #6 Palestine Wildcats (15-5-2) swept the crosstown rivalry by defeating Westwood, 9-0, Tuesday night.
RUSK – In 2011, Neches head coach Andy Snider and the Lady Tigers was coming off of back-to-back state championships. 10 years later, Snider has his team primed for another state title berth following their 53-50 win over the Chireno Lady Owls Tuesday.
Palestine Ladycat Ay'Lashia Fantroy was selected as District 17-4A Most Valuable Player after helping lead them to their highest district seed since 2011.
The 4A sixth-ranked Palestine Wildcats (14-5-2) knocked off the Crockett Bulldogs, 4-1, on Friday night, to hold on to their undefeated district record and district lead.
This information was provided by Elkhart Athletic Trainer Victoria Morris. Along with this information from the National Athletic Trainers' Association is a description of Elkhart ISD Sports Medicine Program.
PALESTINE – The Westwood Lady Panthers began the second round of district play with a 4-0 win over the New Waverly Lady Dawgs.
FAIRFIELD – The Westwood Panthers placed eight lifters inside the top five at the Fairfield last qualifying meet Thursday.
GEORGETOWN – The Neches Lady Tigers pulled out another close contest in their 37-35 victory against the Rocksprings Lady Angoras Saturday.
JACKSONVILLE – The Neches Tigers are back in the regional semifinals for the second time in three years following their 43-26 win against the Laneville Yellowjackets Saturday.
JACKSONVILLE – The Frankston Maidens historic playoff run came to an end Saturday afternoon against the undefeated Douglass Lady Indians, 60-45, inside John Alexander Gymnasium.
PALESTINE – The Palestine Ladycats remained unblemished in district play following their 9-0 win against the Diboll Ladyjacks Thursday night.
CENTERVILLE – The Neches Tigers took care of the Hubbard Jaguars, 65-50, in the 1A-Region IV Area Championship Thursday.
KERENS – The Neches Lady Tigers are back in the regional semifinals for the first time since their state title run in 2012 following their 62-57 overtime win against the Abbott Lady Panthers.
MALAKOFF – “It's like the Bucs and Saints.” That was the pregame speech Frankston Maidens Head Coach Christi Coker gave to help lift her team to a 59-55 upset over the 14th ranked LaPoynor Lady Flyers Thursday evening.
Palestine Wildcat Jarrett Henry received honorable mention on the Texas Sports Writers Association All-State team for class 4A.
Tuesday night the Palestine Ladycats continued district play against the Lady Lions from Livingston. The girls earned their fifth consecutive win in District after defeating their opponents with a final score of 3-1.
LUFKIN – Westwood head coach Kade Mitchell and the Panthers picked up their first district win of the season after defeating the Hudson Hornets 1-0.
The 4A state-ranked #8 Palestine Wildcats (12-5-2) grinded out a win, 5-1, against the Livingston Lions to take over sole possession of the district lead on Tuesday night.
BUFFALO – The Neches Lady Tigers are back in the regional quarterfinals after bypassing the Coolidge Lady Yellowjackets, 58-35, Tuesday night.
CENTERVILLE – The Frankston Maidens brought home their first area championship since 2008 following their 46-32 win over the Bruceville Eddy Lady Eagles Tuesday night.
ATHENS – The Palestine Wildcats season came to an end Tuesday night on the floor of Athens' Gymnasium following their 58-47 loss against the Waco La Vega Pirates.
Monday the Palestine Ladycats continued district play against the Lady Daws from New Waverly. The girls earned their fourth win in District after defeating their opponents with a final score of 13-0.
ATHENS – After days of rescheduling and relocating, the Palestine Wildcats will tipoff against the Waco La Vega Pirates tonight inside Athens High School's gymnasium.
Frankston High School's Cael Bruno was a third-team selection at Tight End on the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A-State football team, while Brink Bizzell was a honorable mention at quarterback for the Indians.
FRANKSTON – An early barrage of threes from Grapeland's BJ Lamb help steer the Sandies past the Frankston Indians, 87-68, in the Class 2A-Region III Bi-District round Saturday evening.
BROWNSBORO – The Westwood Panthers had a pair of top performers at the Brownsboro Powerlifting meet last Saturday.
CROCKETT – The Palestine Ladycats had their playoff run cut short following their 63-60 loss at the hands of the Mexia Ladycats Saturday in Crockett.
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FRANKSTON – Frankston's Tyler Fridinger made his commitment official Thursday morning when he signed his letter of intent to play college football at Howard Payne University.
CUSHING – The Frankston Maidens won their first playoff game in nearly a decade after outlasting the Lovelady Lady Lions Friday in the 2A-Region III Bi-District round, 59-53.
PALESTINE – The Palestine Ladyctas continued to assert their dominance in the first round of district play after defeating the Madisonville Lady Mustangs 8-0 Tuesday night.
ROBINSON – The Palestine Wildcats tennis team traveled to Waco Robinson this past weekend to participate in the Rocket Invitational.
RUSK – The Palestine Ladycats secured a first place finish in District 17-4A Monday night inside Rusk Coliseum behind a 64-59 win over the Jasper Lady Dawgs.
The 4A state-ranked #6 Palestine Wildcats (9-5-2) dismantled the cross-town Palestine Westwood Panthers, 18-0, in the opening leg of the Palestine Derby on Friday night.
The Palestine Wildcats watched Robert Alston, Elvin Calhoun and Dominique Milton sign their national letter of intents to play football on the collegiate level Wednesday.
Westwood's Donovan Barrett signed his national letter of intent Wednesday to play collegiate football at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
GRAPELAND – Grapeland's BJ Lamb made it official Wednesday afternoon that he will take his talents to the collegiate level to play football at Trinity Valley Community College.
PALESTINE – The 4A #6 Wildcats (8-5-2) opened district play with a 6-0 win over the Crockett Bulldogs. The Wildcats got off to a sputtering start not being able to put away early chances. They finally broke through on the score sheet when Tony Garcia headed in a Diego Farias corner kick.
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Services for John Richard Kelley, age 95, are pending at Rhone Funeral Home. Mr. Kelley passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Windermere at Cartmell in Palestine. To leave online condolences visit www.rhonefuneralhome.com.
Services for Jimmy Wayne Pike, age 69, of Palestine, are pending at Rhone Funeral Home. Mr. Pike passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021. To leave online condolences visit www.rhonefuneralhome.com.
Services for Gregory A. Ellis 56, of Tennessee Colony are pending at Bailey & Bailey & Foster. Mr. Ellis passed away February 14th at his residence.
Services for Charles Ray Harper 90, of Palestine are pending at Bailey & Foster. Mr. Harper passed away February 18th in Tyler.
Services for Lequana Johnson 93, of Crockett are pending at Bailey & Foster. Mrs. Johnson passed away February 18th in Crockett.
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