May 19, 2015 - Shelbyville HS Softball had a good year and it showed in the members selected for All-District honor.  Members of the Shelbyville Softball teams elected are:

Defensive MVP: Ali Baty

Offensive MVP: Caleigh Sparks

All District 1st Team:  Chesnie Sullivan, Harlie Hagler, Bailey Rabalais, Kamaryn Smith

All District 2nd Team: Blaire Deal, Hannah Hall, Kalie Vaughn

All District Honorable Mention: Belinda Bohannon, Tristin Wilburn

May 18, 2015 - The Center High School Varsity Baseball team claimed the Area Championship in Gary last Friday night in a dominate double header against Groesbeck.

The Riders outscored the Goats 29-2 in a two game series that sends them to the next round of playoffs this week.

The Roughriders will be against a familiar foe, the Hudson Hornets.

The series will begin on Thursday night, May 21st in Gary with game time at 7 PM. Game 2 will be on Friday night, May 22nd in Gary at 7 PM and if needed, Game 3 will be on Saturday, May 23rd in Gary at 1 PM.

May 13, 2015 - The 4th annual District 5 Shotgun games was held at Pines Gun Club in Lufkin, Texas on Saturday May 9th, 2015. District 5 consists of twenty- two counties. Shelby County 4h shooters had 14 kids participating; Hagan Craig, Tucker Scarber, Seth Shamblin, Kutter Milford, Jaxon Brittain Trey Box, Colton Gutermuth, Corey Denney, Logan Holloway, Lance Holloway, Aidan Arwine, Nic Lambert, Collin Vickers and Wade Baty.

Novice Division
1st place - Kutter Milford
2nd place - Hagan Craig

Jr. Division
Sporting Clays - 4th place, Seth Shamblin
Trap - 1st place, Seth Shamblin
Skeet - 1st place, Seth Shamblin
5 Stand - 4th place, Seth Shamblin
Tower - 2nd place, Seth Shamblin
Jr. HOA - Seth Shamblin

Sporting clays - Logan Holloway 3rd place, and Colton Gutermuth 4th place
Trap - Logan Holloway 1st place, and Colton Gutermuth 5th place
Skeet - Lance Holloway 1st place, Logan Holloway 2nd place, and Colton Gutermuth 5th place
5 stand - Colton Gutermuth 4th place, and Logan Holloway 5th place
Tower - Lance Holloway 1st place, and Logan Holloway 4th place
Intermediate HOA - Logan Holloway

Senior 1 - Nic Lambert - 3rd place, Sporting Clays; 5th place, Trap; 4th place, skeet; 4th place, 5 stand; 5th place, tower.

Senior 2 - Wade Baty - 4th place, tower; 5th place, skeet

Wade Baty and Lance Holloway shot their first straight in skeet 25/25! We would like to say Congratulations to these individuals on a job well done. When you see these kids, please congratulate them on a job well done representing Shelby County.

If you are interested in 4-H, or know of anyone that is, please call us. We can be reached at 936-598-7744.

Pictured left to right: Collin Vickers, Wade Baty, Aidan Arwine, Logan Holloway, Kutter Milford, Seth Shamblin, Jaxon Brittain, Lance Holloway, Tucker Scarber, Hagan Craig, Trey Box, Corey Denney, Colton Gutermuth, Nic Lambert

May 11, 2015 - Joaquin Baseball and Softball playoff will be as follows:

Joaquin vs. Centerville
2A Region 3 - Area Playoff Game
One Game to be played on:
Friday, 05/15 at 6:00 pm at Central Pollok ISD

Joaquin vs. Cushing
2A Region 3 - Regional Quarterfinal Playoff Series
1st Game - Thursday, 05/14 at 6:00 pm
2nd Game - Friday, 05/15 at 6:00 pm
3rd Game if necessary - Saturday, 05/16 at 2:00 pm
All games will be held at Tatum High School

May 6, 2015 - LeTourneau University freshman Kristen Ladner of the women’s tennis team was named All-American Southwest Conference Player of 2015 after a standout first year with the YellowJackets. The Lufkin, Texas native was named to the conference-wide singles team due to her posting an 8-7 overall mark including an 8-3 mark at women’s singles to lead the YellowJackets. Her eight wins were the most among her LETU teammates and in the conference.

Ladner was also named to the All-ASC East Division First Team Women’s Singles and the All-ASC East Division Second Team Women’s Singles No. 1 doubles along with fellow freshman Rachel Morisseau. Ladner is only the second player in program history to earn first team all-ASC honors and the fourth player in school history to earn first team all-division recognition.

Kristen is a 2014 graduate of Hudson High School, where she was a District Champion, Regional Champion and State Qualifier. Kristen is the daughter of Rodney and Carla Ladner (Hudson’s Head Tennis Coach) of Lufkin. She is the granddaughter of Carl O. and Helen Birdwell of San Augustine & Joe and Carolyn Ladner also of San Augustine.

All-American Southwest Conference Player of 2015; All-ASC Eastern Division 1st Team Singles; All-ASC Eastern Division 2nd Team Doubles.

May 4, 2015 - The Center Roughriders Baseball team secured first place in district last Friday night after a victory over Rusk. The Riders will be in first round playoff action this weekend against Huntington. Game 1 will be on Friday, May 8th in Center at 7 PM. Game 2 will be played on Saturday, May 9th at 1 PM in Huntington. Game 3 will follow 30 minutes following game 2 if needed.

For more information about the Riders title claim, click the following the link:

May 4, 2015 - Whitlee Reed, a sophomore at Center High School, competed in the Region 5 High Shool Rodeo Finals in Marshall, Texas on Aprill 11th and 12th. She won Champion Barrel Racer and reserve Champion Pole Bender. Reed will compete in the THSRA State Finals on June 5th through June 13th in Abilene, Texas.

The THSRA in the largest High School Rodeo Association in the nation and they sponsor over 125 rodeos per year throughout ten regions across Texas. Approximately 650 student athletes and 800 horses will call Abilene home for the week!

May 4, 2015 - Timpson Boys Track Team Regional Champs - The Timpson High School boys and girls track team competed in events at the regional tournament in Palestine this past weekend with the boys track team winning the regional track meet. The top two places in each event will compete in the state meet in Austin May 15 and 16. Congratulations to all Timpson High School competitors and good luck at state!

Results from the regional track meet:

Varsity Boys

4x100 Relay - (1st place team) Terence Garrett, Devonta Thompson, Shakur Johnson, Eric Gossett
100M Dash - Eric Gossett (1st place)
4x200 Relay - (1st place team) Hayden Smith, Devonta Thompson, Shakur Johnson, Eric Gossett
Shot Put - Alberto Cuero (2nd place)
400M Dash - Hayden Smith (4th place)
200M Dash - DeVonta Thompson (4th place)
Discus - Chandler Burgay (3rd place)
Long Jump - Shakur Johnson (5th place)

May 4, 2015 - Annabeth Vaughn placed 2nd in the Region 3 Class 2A Track and Field Meet which advanced her to the State Meet.

Annabeth will be high jumping in the Class 2A State Track and Field Meet in Austin on May 15th. Girls high jump begins at 11:00 a.m.

May 4, 2015 - Timpson Hs Track Team qualified several athletes for the State Track Meet in Austin, Texas on May 15-16, 2015.

State qualifiers are as follows:

Shot Put - Alberto Cuero
4x100M Relay - Eric Gossett, Shakur Johnson, Terence Garrett, Devonta Thompson
100M Dash - Eric Gossett
4x200M Relay - Hayden Smith, Shakur Johnson, Eric Gossett, Devonta Thompson