Team #1 - Wins 1st Place at TABC State Championship

October 18, 2018 - Over the weekend the Shelby County Bass Anglers (SCBA) sent two teams over to Lake Sam Rayburn to fish the TABC State Championship. Team #1 won for the fourth year in a row. First team anglers were Jason Wells, Ricky Sims, David Koonce, Darren Wiggins, Bradley Odom, Levi Willoughby, Zac Clark, and Josh Sowell. Darren Wiggins also had big bass on the second day.

Team #2 - Wins 3rd Place at TABC State Championship

Team #2 had a great weekend as well and came in 3rd place. Team two anglers were Bobby Addison, Bubby Sanderson, Selvin Cartwright, Tommy Land, Gary Mcdonald, Clarence Demby, Stephen Burgay and Chandler Burgay. Congratulations to all of our anglers!

2018 TABC State Tournament Results

Tournament Results – Saturday, September 22nd (Day 1)
TABC Big Bass
1st Place: Miller/Crawford (Humble Bass Club) —- 8.14 lbs, Payout $480

Tournament Results – Sunday, September 23rd (Day 2)
TABC Big Bass
1st Place: Koonce/Wiggins (Shelby County Bass Anglers TM 1) —- 7.57 lbs, Payout $480

2018 TABC State Tournament – Final Standing
1st Place: Shelby County Bass Anglers TM 1 — 111.86 lbs, Payout $3,628
2nd Place: Humble Bass Club — 92.19 lbs, Payout $2,332
3rd Place: Shelby County Bass Club TM 2 — 89.45 lbs, Payout $950
4th Place: No Name Bass Club TM 1 — 80.63 lbs, Payout $777
5th Place: Bassbusters of Houston TM 1 — 77.91 lbs, Payout $518
6th Place: Lufkin Bass Club TM 1 — 74.21 lbs, Payout $432

October 17, 2018 - Due to field conditions the Tenaha Tigers vs Harleton game locations have been changed. The JV and JH game against Harleton will be played at Old Pine Tree High School, 1701 Pine Tree Road, Longview, TX, tomorrow, Thursday (Oct 18th) at 5pm. The High School Varsity game against Harleton will be played Friday night (Oct 19th), 7pm, at Longview High School's Lobo Stadium located at 201 E. Tomlinson Pkwy, Longview, TX.

October 17, 2018 - The Center HS tennis team began its playoff run this week by defeating the Rusk Eagles in the BiDistrict round 10-0 before the rain set in. The Riders needed to complete 10 match wins for it to become official and with the rain closing in they were able to sweep their matches in near record time.  

The Riders will compete in the Area round Thursday, October 18 vs Gatesville at Madisonville with the winner advancing to the Region Quarterfinals Monday, October 22.

Congratulations to the BiDistrict Champs and Go Riders!!!!!

October 18, 2018 - The Thursday night, October 18 Joaquin Junior High football game has been cancelled due to field conditions.

October 16, 2018 - Shelbyville Cross Country Teams competed in District at New Summerfield High School on October 10, 2018. Congratulations Shelbyville Cross Country! Junior varsity girls team took 1st place and consisted of Faith Ridgeway, Alicia Gaitlin, Jakaitlon Bolton, Taniya Barnes, Macy Swindle, Brooke Elliott, and Kiouja Gates.

Varsity girls took 3rd place and advanced to Regionals. They are Jasmine Osby, Kenzie Murry, Molly Windham, Kiana Bennett, Kate Lawson (6th Place Finisher), and Giselle Hernandez (8th Place Finisher).

Two varsity boys who advanced to Regionals are H'Leighen Mcclelland (8th Place Finisher) and Ladarious Coleman (4th Place Finisher).

Junior high girls placed 2nd as a team and had some top 10 finishers: Yadhira Anaya, Aubree Camp, Allison Odom, Ava Silva, Nakyia Swindle, Jamaria Wright, Emily Pharris (13th Place Finisher), Liela Klein (5th Place Finisher), River Willoford, Jessie Vail, and Kaylee Castro.

Junior high boys placed 3rd as a team and had some top 10 finishers: Jimmy Bolger, Dylan Parker (8th Place Finisher), Matthew Freeman, Fernadrick Buckley, Tucker Clark, Eli Ferguson, Xavier Cartwright, and  Efrain Caporelli (6th Place Finisher).

The Regional Meet is October 22, 2018 in Huntsville, TX. Go Dragons!

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Shelbyville Dragons Stadium, October 12, 2018 –

The Shelbyville Dragon’s Varsity Football team won their first District 12 2A-1 home game of the season on Friday, over the Deweyville Pirates, by a 34-26 score. Shelbyville’s overall record now stands at 2-4. Deweyville has a 3-3 overall mark and they are now 0-1 in conference action.

Both teams exchanged fumbles early and Deweyville scored first when Lance Wilhelm found the endzone on an 18-yard touchdown run with 2:33 left in the first quarter. The Pirate’s extra point conversion run attempt was no good and Deweyville led 6-0 early in the game.

A 39-yard LD Coleman kickoff return gave Shelbyville good field position to starter their next drive. Dragon runningback Jaylon Brinson scored on a weaving 35-yard touchdown run which tied the game at 6-6 with 2:14 left in the opening frame. The Dragons extra point conversion try was picked off and this score held up for the remainder of the first quarter.

Pirate runningback Dillon Fears gave the Deweyville squad a 12-6 lead with 3:11 left in the second period when he made a 5-yard run which capped an 88-yard Deweyville offensive drive. An excellent tackle by Dragon AJ Cartwright quelled the Pirate’s 2-point conversion attempt.

Sophomore running back Trace Jackson scored the final touchdown of the first half on an 8-yard run which tied the game 12-12 just before the midway break.

Brinson scored touchdowns from 61-yards and 7-yards out by the midway point of the third period to give Shelbyville a 26-12 lead with 4:19 left in the third stanza.

Pirate Kevin Gordon scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with 1:48 left in the third frame to cut the Dragon’s lead to 26-18. This was the score at the conclusion of the third period.

Slade Smith extended the Shelbyville lead to 32-18 with a 15-yard touchdown run with 8:52 left in the contest. Brinson added a 2-point conversion run to give the Dragon’s a 34-18 lead.

Kevin Gordon hit Tanner Breaux for a Pirate’s touchdown, from 2-yards away, with 4:03 left in the game. The Pirate’s added a 2-point conversion to cut the Dragon’s final lead to 34-26

Shelbyville rushed 29 times for 363 yards and went 0 for 2 attempts passing. They lost four fumbles during the game. The Dragons gained 13 first downs and were penalized four times for 40 yards.

Deweyville rushed 31 times for 245 yards. They completed 2 of three passing attempts for 22 yards. They gained 10 first downs and had a fumble and an interception. The Pirates were penalized three times for 20 yards.

Shelbyville will host the West Sabine Tigers on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7 p.m. for their second conference game of District 12 Class 2A1 competition.

Photo credit: Norriel Barnes

October 11, 2018 - Both Varsity Cross Country teams will attend the regional meet on October 22 at Sam Houston University. 

“I’m ecstatic about both teams advancing,” Head cross country Coach Douglas Boone said. “A lot of people assumed the boys would because of their success last year, but the girls stepped up and took the next step to moving the program forward.”

Varsity boys placed second with a total of 38 points. Senior Alex Huerta placed 2nd (17.09), Junior Jesus Gonzalez placed 5th (17.19), Junior Jonathan Bustos placed 8th (17.46), Sophomore Adrian Huerta placed 10th (18.11), Senior Edwin Morin placed 13th (18.24), Junior Eliseo Delacruz placed 14th (18.31), Sophomore Benjamin Garcia placed 22nd (19.45). 

“I feel really excited because It’s our third year going,” Senior Alex Huerta said. “All we have to do is stay focused and keep our eyes on our prize, which is going to state and finishing top three. I really believe in the girls too, they have came a very long way to just stop at regionals. I believe they can go beyond and make it to state also.”

Varsity girls also placed second with a total of 69 points. Senior Daniela Medina placed 10th (14.13), Junior Jessica Alvarado placed 11th (14.19) Freshman Gracie Whisenant placed 15th (14.48), Sophomore Ally Jones placed 16th (15.01), Junior Angela Morales placed 17th (15.05), Senior Valerie Ramirez placed 26th (16.44), Senior Cheyenne Byrnes placed 30th (17.39). 

“The team still has a lot of room for improvement,” Senior Daniela Medina said. “We need to keep putting effort into what we do and work harder in the future. Overall, I’m very proud of what this years team has accomplished.” 

Junior Varsity runner Leo Alvarado placed 6th (20.44). Middle school boys placed second as a team. Caleb Garcia, Omar Aviles, and Rafael Gonzales all placed in the top 10. Middle school runner Yuliana Garcia placed 8th (11.03).

Daniela Medina (Photo Credit: Norriel Barnes)

Jesus Gonzalez (Photo Credit: Norriel Barnes)

Varsity Girls (Photo Credit: Norriel Barnes)

Center: Alex Huerta (Photo Credit: Norriel Barnes)

October 8, 2018 - The Dragons vs Deweyville game on Friday, October 12, 2018 is at 7pm at Dragon Stadium; Pre-game at 6:30 pm.

Center Roughriders’ Stadium, Friday October 6, 2018 –

The Center Roughriders’ varsity football team trailed the visiting Brownsboro Bears 7-0 at the end of the first quarter of Friday’s non-district home game. The Roughriders trailed 14-0 at the start of the second period, but were able to rebound for a 43-33 win by game’s end.

After the Bear’s second score, Marques Hall set the ‘Riders up with a good kickoff return near midfield. Center quarterback Jayden Hicks made the Bears pay by completing passes to Jakerrion Watson and Hollis Polk, Hicks eventually capped a 3-play 50-yard scoring drive with a 22-yard quarterback keeper run for the ‘Rider’s first score. Alexis Lopez added an extra point kick which cut Brownsboro’s 14-point lead to 14-7 with 8:47 minutes left in the first half.

The Bears scored another touchdown with 10:41 left in the third quarter when Saul Williams broke free for a 41-yard touchdown run. The Bears extra point kick failed and they led 20-7.

Centers’ Marques Hall got the Roughriders back in the game just moments later with an electrifying 62-yard dash for a touchdown with 10:18 left in the third stanza. Lopez added his second extra point kick and Brownboro’s lead was cut to 20-14.

The Bears capped a 6-play 75-yard scoring drive with another William’s touchdown run with 6:46 left in the third quarter. This gave BHS a 27-14 advantage.

Center answered with a 50-yard Keamodre Horace touchdown run less than one minute later. This cut the Brownsboro lead to six points at 27-21 with 5:56 left in the third frame.

Center tied the contest when Jakerrion Watson hauled in a 43-yard touchdown from Hicks with 10:54 left in the fourth quarter. A Lopez extra point kick gave CHS a narrow 28-27 advantage.

The Bears retook the lead with a touchdown run which gave BHS a 33-28 lead with 7:10 left in the game. Center answered with another Horace score, from 37 yards away. A 2-point conversion by Watson gave Center a 36-33 lead with just over 6 minutes left in the contest.

The Bears turned the ball over on downs after failing to convert on a 4-down-and-11 yards-to-go situation with 4:30 left in the contest. Hicks and the ‘Rider’s offense made the Bears pay as they mounted a 9-play scoring drive which ended with another completion for the final score of the game with just 20 seconds remaining. The 43-33win evened Center’s season record at 3-3. Brownsboro falls to 1-5 for the season.

Center rushed 22 times for 234 yards. They completed 6 of 16 passing attempts for 107 yards. They gained six first downs and were penalized 5 times for 50 yards. They had 1 fumble.

Brownsboro rushed 42 times for 335 yards. They completed 4 passes on 10 attempts for 57 yards. The Bears gained 15 first downs and were penalized 4 times for 35 yards. They were intercepted once and fumbled the ball twice.

Center will begin District 9 Class 4A play next Friday, October 12, 2018 when they travel to Tarkington High School for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff with the Longhorns. The ‘Horns are 2-4 and lost Friday to Hardin-Jefferson 28-0.

October 5, 2018 - Friday, October 12th is Pink Out Night at Dragon Stadium. There will be Pink balloons for sale at the gate! Dragons vs Deweyville Kicks off at 7:30pm. Wear Pink!