January 27, 2022 - The Center Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 2022 Spring Soccer, Softball, and Baseball signups will begin soon.

Where? The Community House

Friday, January 28
Tuesday, February 1
Friday, February 4

All Dates from 5:00 to 7:00pm

Boys and girls ages (4-14) are encouraged to play!

Parents are encouraged to come by City Hall at 617 Tenaha Street to sign up also. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30-4:30pm. If one of the signup dates doesn’t work for you, please come by City Hall before February 11th to sign up. After February 11th, there will be a $15 late fee added to the registration. For more information contact Jason Mitchell, City of Center Recreational Director at 936-590-7196.

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Inscripciones de soccer, softball, y beisbol

El Departamento de Recreación de Center se enorgullece en anunciar que la inscripción para la temporada de primavera 2022 de soccer, softball y béisbol está por comenzar pronto.

¿Donde? The Community House

Viernes, 28 de enero
Martes, 1 de febrero
Viernes, 4 de febrero

En cada fecha de 5:00 a 7:00pm

Los padres pueden presentarse ala City Hall en 617 Tenaha Street para entregar sus inscripciones. Las horas de oficina son de Lunes-Viernes de 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Si alguna de las fechas de regristo no funciona para usted favor de pasar ala oficina antes del 11 de Febrero. Despues del 11 de Febrero abra un recargo de 15$. Para más información favor de comunicarse con Jason Mitchell, Director del Departamento de Recreación para la Ciudad de Center, al número 936-590-7196

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Gary High School on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 –

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The Tenaha Lady Tigers and the Tigers each took District 23 2A varsity basketball wins over Gary High School on Tuesday at Bobcats Gymnasium. The Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Bobcats by a 62-31 score. The Tigers boys team defeated the Bobcats by a much narrower 43-40 score.

The first nine minutes of the girl’s game saw the Lady Tigers jump out to an impressive 14-0 lead. By the end of the first quarter THS led 22-5. Tenaha’s lead was 38-13 at the halftime buzzer. THS led by 37 points at the end of the third stanza as they held a 58-21 advantage.

Two Lady Tigers put up double figures scoring. Lucy Giles scored 20 and Jasmine Dodd added 10 points to the THS tally sheet. Gary was led by Carly Linebarger with 17 points.

The boy’s game was close throughout. The game was knotted at 10-10 midway through the opening frame. The second quarter started with the teams tied at 15-15 and ended with the teams tied at 27-27. THS led Gary by a slim 36-34 score at the end of the third period.

Jatyrian Moore led THS with 16 points. Dustin Baker led Gary with 16.

Tenaha is now 13-5 overall and they are 6-1 in conference play. Tenaha will host the Timpson Bears on Friday, January 29, 2022 at the THS Special Events Center. Junior Varsity tips off at 4:30 p.m. with Varsity action to follow.

January 25, 2022 - Watlington and Shires productions is proud to present a LIVE stream of tonight's basketball game between the Center Roughriders and Rusk Eagles. The broadcast begins with the ladies pre-game at 6:15pm. Stay with us through the lady Riders, Roughriders, and postgame. 

Find the stream at Then in the search bar, type "roughridersports."

Joaquin Rams Gymnasium on Friday, January 21, 2022 –

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The Shelbyville Lady Dragons and Dragons varsity basketball teams each took District 23 2A wins over Joaquin High School on Friday. In girl’s varsity play Shelbyville won by a 56-43 score. The Dragons boy’s team won by a narrow 60-57 score.

The Lady Rams held a 9-8 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Lady Dragons outscored Joaquin 16-9 during the second stanza and SHS took a 24-18 advantage into the midway break.

Shelbyville was able to distance themselves from Joaquin during the third frame by outpacing them 18-9 points and they led 42-27 going into the final period. Joaquin was able to outpace Shelbyville 16-14 points during the final frame but it was not enough as the Lady Dragons took the 56-43 conference win.

Shelbyville senior guard Kiana Bennett led all scorers with 34 points. Lady Ram sophomore guard Ke’maria Wilson led her team with 17 points.

The boys varsity game was hard fought and close. Joaquin led 18-14 at the end of the first period. Shelbyville trailed 28-25 at halftime. JHS held a 44-40 lead at the conclusion of the third quarter. Shelbyville was able to outscore JHS 20-13 points in the final period to take the 60-57 win.

Joaquin’s sophomore postman Bennett Anglin led all scorers with 18 points for the day.

On Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Joaquin will travel to Martinsville for conference games with the Pirates. Tipoff for JV will be at 4:30 p.m. with varsity girls and boys action to follow.

Shelbyville will have a bye/ open date for Tuesday.

January 21, 2022 - Watlington and Shires productions is pleased to provide a live stream of tonight's district basketball games for both the Roughriders and the Lady Riders. Tonight, Center visits the Hudson Hornet's. Tonight is their homecoming game.

Pregame for the ladies will begin at 6:15 featuring the coach talk with head coach Cory Leverson. Tip off will be around 630.

Between games, during the crossover show, we will visit with the player of the game and with both Coach Leverson and boys coach Hiram Harrison. During the halftime show of the boys game, we will visit with Mar Mar Evans, the Rider junior who recently scored his 1,000th point.

Finally, during the post game show we will meet the boys player of the game and wrap it up with Coach Harrison.

Find the stream at twitch.TV. Then into the search bar type roughridersports 

Center High School on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 –

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Tuesday night saw the Center Roughriders varsity and junior varsity girls and boys basketball teams host the Carthage Bulldogs for District 17 4A games.

In varsity action the Lady Roughriders led at the end of the first quarter by an 8-5 score. Carthage was able to outscore Center 12-4 during the second stanza and they led 17-12 at the midway break.

Carthage stretched their lead to eight points in the third frame and they led 31-23 going into the fourth quarter. The Lady Bulldogs were able to outscore the Lady ‘Riders 11-4 in the final period as they took the win by a 42-27 final score. The Lady Roughriders are now 2-1 in conference play and they are at 5-12 for a season mark.

The boys varsity game was close early. Center trailed 23-21 points at the buzzer ending the first quarter. They fell behind 39-36 by halftime. Center outscored the Carthage Bulldogs 49-35 in the second half however to earn a 70-58 district win. The ‘Riders are now 1-1 in conference play and they have a 14-8 overall standing.

Center will travel to face the Hudson Hornets on Friday, January 21, 2022 where JV will tip off at 4:30 p.m. and varsity action will follow.

January 17, 2022 - Mark your calendar! The Joaquin Rams Track team starts their 2022 season in North Desoto at 4pm on Thursday, February 24, 2022. To view the full schedule, click here.

The track team is led by Head Coaches Jared Jones and Mindy Bragg. Assistant Coach is Jared Duck. The boys Athletic Director is Wade Lawson and the girls Athletic Director is Steven McCann.

Joaquin Rams Gymnasium on Friday, January 14, 2022 –

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On Friday Tenaha High School travelled to Joaquin to face off in District 23 Class 2A girls and boys basketball games.

The Tenaha Lady Tigers varsity never trailed the Joaquin Lady Rams as they jumped out to an early 26-0 lead over JHS by the end of the first quarter. THS led 34-6 at the midway break. Tenaha outpaced Joaquin 15-10 points during the third frame and they led them 49-16 going into the final period. The Lady Tigers eventually took a 53-30 conference win.

Itiyanna Dagley led THS with 25 points for the night. JJ Bass led JHS with 9 points.

The Tenaha Tigers boys team also led throughout their game but this game was much closer. THS led 14-7 after the opening stanza. 32-16 at halftime and 53-33 after three quarters. The Tigers won the game by a 67-51 score.

Ram Malik Stotts led all scorers with 21 points in this game. Kaleb Oswalt added 17 points to the JHS tally and Bennett Anglin scored ten. Tenaha scorers in double digits were Jordan Ross 18, Brikelian Kenney 15, Ja’tyrian Moore 15 and Trindon Claiborne with 13.

The girls Junior Varsity contest between these two schools proved to be the closest game of the night. The contest went into tie-breaker mode after the teams ended regulation play tied at 17 points apiece. Tenaha eventually took the win by a single point. Joaquin alumni Katelyn Martinez was spotted coaching her former team.

Roughriders Gymnasium on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 –

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The Center Lady Roughriders varsity basketball team improved their District 17 4A record to 2-0 with a 41-33 home win over the Jasper Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday.

The Lady ‘Riders started slow and trailed Jasper 6-7 points at the end of the first period. Senior guard Kiddra Harper hit a 3-pointer late in the second period which helped CHS to take a narrow 18-17 lead into the lockerroom at the midway intermission.

Center outpaced Jasper 10-8 points during the third stanza and they took a 28-25 lead into the fourth period. CHS was able to outpace Jasper 13-8 points in the final frame to take the win. Sophomore May Johnson led Center with 11 points. Jakayla Brown led Jasper with 12.

The Lady ‘Riders now are 5-10 overall this season. They will travel to Palestine on Friday, January 14, 2022. Junior Varsity will tip off at 5 p.m. and varsity play will follow.

Janaury 10, 2022 - This past Friday, the Center Lady Rider's varsity basketball team opened the district with a 39-29 win over Rusk.

During the game, Mahalia Ratcliff (Sr.) paced with 13 points and Gabby Whisenant (Sr.) was seconded in points with 9 followed by May Johnson (Soph.) with 8.

On Tuesday, January 11th, varsity and junior varsity will play Jasper at home with games starting at 5pm. To view the Girls Basketball schedule, click here.

The team is led by Head Coach Corey Loverson and Assistant Coach Ryley Beckham.