Sports

January 16, 2020 - The Joaquin Rams 2020 baseball season begins games starting February 25th. The team will travel to Waskom for a 6:30pm game. Click here to see the full schedule.

January 16, 2020 - The Joaquin Lady Rams are gearing up for the 2020 Softball season. The varsity team will play their first game away on February 8th against Elysian Fields at 10am. Click here to see the full schedule.

January 16, 2020 - The Center Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 2020 Spring Soccer, Softball, and Baseball signups will begin soon.

  • Friday, January 31 in the Center Middle School Cafeteria from 5-7pm
  • Tuesday, February 4 in the Center Middle School Cafeteria from 5-7pm
  • Friday, February 7 in the Center Middle School Cafeteria from 5-7pm

After February 7th, 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.

Parents are encouraged to come by the Recreation office at 645 Malone Drive to sign up also. Office hours are Monday through Friday from  7am until 4pm. If one of the signup dates doesn’t work for you, please come by the office before February 8th to sign up.

Center Roughriders Gymnasium, Monday, January 13, 2020 –

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The Center Roughriders boy’s basketball teams concluded pre-district action by hosting the Pleasant Grove Hawks 9th Grade, Junior Varsity, and Varsity teams. The ninth grade boys contest was close early and Center trailed only 12-14 at halftime. The PG Hawks began to pull away during the third period and they led the ‘Riders 28-14 going into the final period of play. The Hawks eventually beat the Roughriders by a 38-27 margin.

Junior Varsity saw many lead changes during the contest. Center trailed Pleasant Grove’s boys 8-11 at the end of the first quarter. The ‘Riders took a narrow 19-18 lead into the midway break. The Hawks overtook the ‘Riders and led 31-26 going into the fourth quarter but Center bounced back to win by a 34-33 score.

The varsity boys contest was an exciting back-and-forth contest which saw Center lead 13-10 at the end of the first quarter and they held a 29-21 lead at the midway break. Pleasant Grove battled back and the Hawks tied the game at 42-42 by the end of the third stanza.

A 3-point shot by the Hawk’s gave them a 45-42 lead and they led by as much as six points during the fourth quarter. The’ Riders gave an excellent effort to try to tie things up but eventually fell to the Hawks by a 57-54 score.

Zacc Smith led Center with 11 points, Makel Johnson  had 10, Jason Calloway 9, Jamarrion Evans 8, Jamarcus McCollister 6, Jordon Patton 3, Malik Patton and Jacob Liker each had two points and Jermichael Weathered scored one point.

The Roughriders are coached by Hiram Harrison, first assistant Alex Munoz and assistants Juan Day, Tony Turner, Brandon Ganske, and Jalen Hubbard.

Center’s varsity record now stands at 10-14. They will compete in their first District 20 Class 4A contest at Carthage High School next Friday, January 17, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, January 10, 2020 at Joaquin Rams Gymnasium –

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The Shelbyville Lady Dragons struggled early with the Joaquin Lady Rams. The two teams faced off in a District 22 2A game at Joaquin High School and the Lady Dragons led 13-10 at the end of the first quarter. The Lady Rams were able to outscore the Lady Dragons 19 -16 points during the second stanza and this tied things up at 29-29 at the midway intermission.

The third period would prove to be all Shelbyville and also the biggest difference in the game as SHS outscored Joaquin 15-1 and they took a 44-30 lead over the Lady Rams going into the final period of play.

Shelbyville outpaced Joaquin 19-17 in the final quarter on their way to a 63-47 win.

Riley Sherrod was the game’s high scorer with 24 points, Lady Rams teammate Kalie Brooks scored 11. The Dragons were led by Kiana Bennett with 23 points. Brooke Elliott added 18 points and Kioja Gates chipped in 14.

After taking a 10-point lead over Joaquin by the 2:40 mark of the first quarter, Shelbyville’s boy’s varsity went on to lead 21-10 by the end of the first quarter. By halftime the Dragons ballooned their lead to 42-19.

SHS outscored Joaquin 27-10 in the third stanza which allowed them to take a 67-29 lead into the final quarter. The Dragon would win this game by an 80-44 final score.

The Dragons were led by Jay Buckley with 22 points, Brayden Hand 14 and LD Coleman with 10 points. Lorenzo Lane scored 18 points for the Rams and teammate Drew Fuller had 12.

Shelbyville will host the Timpson Bears on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 with junior varsity action tipping off at 4 p.m. and varsity to follow.

Joaquin will travel to Garrison next Tuesday where jv will play at 4 p.m. and varsity follows.

January 10, 2020 - There will only be two varsity games (boys and girls) played tonight, January 10th starting at 5:00 p.m.  The JV games originally scheduled for today have been cancelled. The varsity games will be played in Joaquin as scheduled.

January 10, 2020 - There will be no JV games tonight, January 10th. The Varsity Girls and Varsity boys will play in Joaquin. The Girls will play at 5 pm with the Boys game following.

Tenaha Special Events Center, Tuesday, January 7, 2020 –

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The Timpson Lady Bears and Bears traveled east last Tuesday for District 22 Class 2A games with the Tenaha Tigers.

Tenahas’ boys junior varsity basketball team led 57-21 at halftime and went on to win by a 69-30 score over the Bears.

Girls varsity play followed with the Lady Bears jumping out to an early 12-0 lead. By the end of the first quarter the Lady Bears were ahead 15-5. Eleven first-half points by Jaycee Campbell helped the Lady Bears hold a 35-18 lead at the end of the first half.

Two 3-pointers in the third period from Lucy Giles helped the Lady Tigers cut the Timpson lead from 17 points to just 12 with a 43-31 score.

Tenaha cut the lead more in the final quarter but the Lady Bears held on for a 9-point (50-41) win.

Brylee Behrens led Timpson with 15 points, Jaycee Campbell 12, and Harlie Ware had 11. Tenaha was led by Jonisha Thompson with 16 points and Lucy Giles with 12.

Boys varsity action saw the Bears lead the Tigers early on by a 5-0 margin. Tenaha tied things up at 5-5 with 2:38 left in the opening period but Timpson took a 10-8 lead by the end of the first stanza.

Duece Garrett exploded for fourteen points in the second quarter to help Tenaha lead with a 27-19 point lead by the midway break. Garrett would lead all scorers with 32 points for the day.

 The Tigers took control in the second half. They led 58-28 at the end of the third period and eventually won by a 77-45 score. Trindon Claiborne helped the Tigers with 19 points, JJ Patton had 11, and Mike Hogg 10.

The Bears were led by Shykeem Washington with 11 points. Timpson will host the San Augustine Wolves on Friday, January 10, 2020 with junior varsity action starting at 4:30 p.m. Varsity play will follow.

The Tigers will travel to Martinsville with JV tipping off on Friday, January 10 at 4:30 p.m. Varsity action will follow.

January 6, 2020 - Joaquin's Powerlifting schedule starts January 13th with the girls competing in Shelbyville at 4pm and on January 16th the boys will compete in Shelbyville at 4pm. To see the full schedule, click here.

Joaquin Rams Gymnasium, Friday, January 3, 2010 –

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The Tenaha Tigers varsity boy’s and girl’s teams each took District 22A Class 2A wins at Joaquin on Friday January 3, 2020.

The Lady Tigers and Lady Rams fought hard in a close game until Tenaha began to pull away late in the third period. Tenaha eventually took away a 42-32 conference win.

The boy’s varsity matchup between the Tigers and Rams got away from the Rams early. By game’s end Tenaha had taken their first district win of the season by an 84-28 score.

Joaquin will travel to San Augustine next Tuesday, January 7, 2020 for their next conference matchup. Tipoff begins at 4:30 p.m. for junior varsity, with varsity play following.

Tenaha will host Timpson next Tuesday with sub-varsity tipping off at 4:30 p.m.

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