Thursday, August 23, 2018, Joaquin High School –

On Thursday Joaquin held their Meet the Rams event. Members of the school’s band, twirlers, football team, cheerleaders, and the mascot were recognized.

The Rams participated in a scrimmage immediately after the event and will start their regular season game with an August 31, 2018 road trip to Deweyville High School. The Rams were 8-3 last season and were the second place team in District 12-2A1. The district champion was state-semifinalist San Augustine High School.

The Rams are coached by Head Football Coach Wade Lawson.

August 24, 2018 - Center MS and Center HS “Meet the Riders” is Friday, August 24 at 7:00, Roughrider Stadium.

August 22, 2018 - The Center Varsity Tennis Team is off and running with a 3-0 start.

  • 8/14 Center wins 16-3 over Jacksonville
  • 8/14 Center wins 12-7 over Hallsville
  • 8/21 Center wins 18-1 over Nacogdoches


  • Center vs Whitehouse 8/24 at Whitehouse (3:45pm)
  • Center vs Jacksonville 8/25 at Home (8:30AM)

Seniors are: Caitlyn Basham, Katie Nehring, Maddie Russell, Keaton Watlington, Mauricio Solis, and Juan Gonzalez

Go Riders!!!!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Shelbyville Dragons’ Gymnasium –

Shelbyville Independent School District held their annual Meet the Dragons event on Tuesday. High School Principal Mario Osby recognized this year’s participants for band, cheerleading, football and volleyball.

During the ceremony the band and cheerleaders, as well as the Dragon’s Mascot gave well-polished performances. The event had a pep rally atmosphere and many community members and faculty showed up to pack Dragon’s Gym and give them support for a successful 2018-19 school year.

The Dragon’s football team was picked #3 for District 12-2A by Dave Campbell’s Football Magazine. San Augustine, last year’s state runner-up (14-1), was picked first. Groveton is picked second for the conference. They were 6-4 last season. Others competing  in District 12 are, Deweyville, Hull-Daisetta, and Pineland West Sabine.

August 21, 2018 (Flyer) - Shelby County Football League is under the direction of the City of Center. Registration will be in the Center Middle School Cafeteria on August 17th and August 21st rom 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

4/5 Flag and 6/7 Flag is $75 per player. 8/9 Tackle and 10-12 Tackle is $100 per player.

We look forward to another successful year with your future Center Roughriders! For more information, contact Jason Mitchell at 590-7196 or Jerrod Nutt at 590-0350.

August 21, 2018 - The Center Recreation Department is proud to announce the 2018 Youth Soccer League sign ups schedule.

Where? The Center Mi6ddle School Cafeteria


  • Friday, August 17 from 5:30 to 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, August 21 from 5:30 to 7:30pm

Cost is $65 (Includes jersey, insurance, trophy, and all fees)

See You There!

For more information contact Jason Mitchell, City of Center Recreation Director at 936/590-7196 

(Photo Album) Thursdsay, August 16, 2018, Center High School - 

The Center Roughriders held their annual Media Day Event in celebration of the beginning of this football season. Center's Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshmen teams, as well as coaches and staff, had photos taken at the high school gymnasium. Center will scrimmage at Spring Hill High School on Friday. The Roughriders' first regular season game is at home, on August 31, 2018, with the Tatum Eagles at 7:30 p.m. This will be Center's Senior Night Game and home opener.

Friday, August 10, 2018, Tenahas’ Raymond Jackson Stadium –

On Friday, Tenaha Independent School District held their annual Press Day and photo media release event.

Players, coaches, cheerleaders, band, and support staff, as well as photographers, and local media outlets were all in attendance.

Tenaha and the community are looking forward to seeing these programs take the field in two weeks. Preparations and practices are already under way.

August 6, 2018 - Joaquin Youth Football signups will be on the following dates at FBC Haslam:

  • Sunday, August 12th 2-4

Practices will start August 13th at 7am.

Opening Day is schedule for September 15th

Divisions are 6-7 Flag, 8-9 Tackle, and 10-12 Tackle. Tackle players need to be present at sign ups for sizing.

Registration fees are Flag $60 and Tackle $90. Please bring a copy of player’s birth certificate if one wasn’t turned in last year.

August 3, 2018 - (Album1, Album2, Album3, Album4, Album5) - Center, Texas hosted the 2018 Dixie Youth League World Series Tournament and welcomed 48 teams in an opening ceremony held July 20, 2018.

The results of the tournament are below:

1st place - Splendora, TX
2nd place - Texarkana East, AR

6U Coach Pitch
1st place - Searcy, AR
2nd place - Sumrall, MS

7U Coach Pitch
1st place - Malakoff, TX
2nd place - Center, TX

1st place - Columbia, MS
2nd place - Laurel Jones County, MS

1st place - Monroe, LA
2nd place - Columbus, MS