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March 1, 2021 - The Shelbyville Junior Varsity Baseball game versus Joaquin for today, March 1, 2021 has been cancelled.

Coach Zach Hubbard

March 1, 2021 - Tenaha Junior Hight Track meet is rescheduled to Wednesday, March 3rd in Corrigan.

March 1, 2021 - The Center Middle School Track Meet in Carthage scheduled for today, March 1 has been cancelled.

February 26, 2021 - The remainder of the Joaquin baseball tournament has been cancelled. (Update) The Lady Rams tournament in Longview is cancelled for Friday and Saturday, February 27.

The high school track meet at North Desoto today is currently still on schedule. We will post updates if additional information is received regarding these events.

February 26, 2021 - Shelbyville ISD had five football players make the list and receive athletic recognition for the 2020-2021 football season. Four made the Padilla Poll Coaches All State Team and one received honorable mention on the Texas Sports Writers Association 2020 Team. Congratulations to the following athletes for recognition of your hard work and dedication!

Padilla Poll Coaches 2020 All-State Team, 2A, D-I (click here to view full list)

  • La'trevion Cartwright (Jr), 2nd Team Offense, Offensive Lineman
  • Grady Clay (Sr), 1st Team Defense, Defensive Lineman
  • Jarod Perez (Sr), 1st Team Defense, Defensive Back
  • Windham Dawson (Sr), 2nd Team Defense, Defensive Lineman

2020-21 Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State HS Football Team (click here to view full list)

  • Eli Taylor (Jr), Honorable Mention Offensive Guard

February 26, 2021 - The Dragons Powerlifting teams lead by Coach Michael Taylor had six boys and two girls advance to the Regional Powerlifting meet.

Boys Powerlifting Regional Qualifiers are Carlos Garret, Trey Cartwright, Grady Clay, Eli Taylor, Dawson Windham, and Ty Merriman. They will compete at the Regional Powerlifting Meet, March 4-5 at Malakoff High School.

Girls Powerlifting Regional Qualifiers are Kioija Gates and Laika Sanders and they will compete at the Regional Girls Powerlifting meet to be held March 5-6, 2021 at Rice High School.

Congratulations and Good Luck at Regionals!

Timpson High School on Thursday February 25, 2021 - 

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The Tenaha Tigers varsity basketball team fell to the Garrison Bulldogs by a 58-44 score in a state playoff area elimination game played at Timpson High School, a neutral playoff site.

The game was tied 7-7 midway through the first period but GHS was able to build a 13-9 lead by the end of the first quarter. GHS led 21-17 at halftime.

The biggest swing came when the Bulldogs outscored the Tigers 19-8 during the third quarter and they led 40-25 at the beginning of the fourth stanza.

The Tigers were led by Tre Keggler with 20 points. Brad Reynolds led the Bulldogs with 24 points.

Tenaha ended the season at 12-7. Garrison moves on to the Region III Quarterfinal game next week. Their record stands at 20-2.

 

February 24, 2021 - Center ISD announces several athletic event changes.

Basketball
Boys Playoffs Round 2 will be tonight (February 24) at 7:30 at Corsicana High School. Will play winner of LBJ-Austin/Gateway College Prep. Go to www.cisd.org/tickets and then scroll down to the bottom.

Track
The track meet that was scheduled for Thursday, February 25 at Center High School has been cancelled

Tennis (Updated)
The Spring Hill tennis tournament scheduled for tomorrow has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 11th due to the forecast.

Powerlifting (Updated)
Powerlifting will be traveling to Sabine NOT Garrison tomorrow, Thursday, February 25.

Softball
Softball will be attending a tournament at Nacogdoches Thursday and Friday, February 25 and 26.

Baseball (Updated)
JV Baseball is not be travelling today, Thursday but JV will travel to Lufkin on Friday, February 26th only. Varsity will travel to Hudson on Thursday and Friday, February 25 and 26.

Soccer (Updated)

  • Boys Soccer team will not be traveling tonight to Henderson. Game has been cancelled due to weather. 
  • Girls will still be playing tonight, February 25th at Henderson.
  • Girls and Boys Soccer have a home game Friday, February 26 vs Spring Hill starting at 5.

February 25, 2021 - Center Independent School District is proud to announce our newest members of the Roughrider family. Coach Ricky Meeks will be our new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. Coach Meeks will be joined by his wife, Laci and their sons Blake, Beckett, Sloane and their daughter Emmie Jo.

Currently Coach Meeks is the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Alto ISD, but will be joining the Roughrider family on March 1st. Coach Meeks has 14 years of coaching experience, with the last 3 as the Athletic Director / Head Football Coach in Alto. He has state championship experience as an assistant coach for his dad, the legendary Dickey Meeks, in 2010 at Henderson ISD. Coach Meeks brings a 21-13 head coaching record. In 2019, Coach Meeks led Alto to a district championship, which earned him the 2019 District Coach of the Year. Coach Meeks played college football at Northwestern State from 2004-2006. He and his wife, Laci, are both Louisiana natives and both alumni of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA.

Coach Ricky Meeks comes from a coaching family. His dad is the late Dickey Meeks. The elder Meeks has been elected into the East Texas Coaches Hall of Fame in 2018. He was also a coach in the state of Texas for over 30 years, amassing over 250 wins to go along with two state championships, Chapel Hill (1989) and Henderson (2010).

February 25, 2021 - The Dallas Morning News has announced the Texas Sports Writers Association 2020-2021 Class 4A All State Football Team, and Center ISD had the honor of having three of its young men make the list:

Colton Crawford - 1st team Defensive End
Keamodre Horace - 2nd Team Running Back
Marques Hall - Honorable Mention Defensive Back 

This is great news for these kiddos as well as for the team. Congratulations, Roughriders!

https://www.dallasnews.com/high-school-sports/football/2021/02/24/the-2020-21-texas-sports-writers-association-class-4a-all-state-high-school-football-team/

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