Sports

April 8, 2021 - The Center Lady Riders competed March 31st at the Region III, 17AAAA District meet in Jasper and advanced 10 athletes in 13 different events.

All 1st through 4th place winners will move on to the Area meet on Wednesday, April 14 at Madisonville High School.

4 X 100 Meter Relay
1st place team - Tazaria Hill, JaKayla Parks, Americus Sparks, and Shakaidria Hubbard *Area Qualifier

100 Meters
1st place - Shakaidria Hubbard *Area Qualifier
4th place - Jadan Sanford *Area Qualifier

800 Meter Run
3rd place - Yuliania Garcia *Area Qualifier
4th place - Gabby Whisnant *Area Qualifier

4 X 200 Meter Relay
1st place team - Tazaria Hill, JaKayla Parks, Americus Sparks, and Mahalia Ratcliff *Area Qualifier

400 Meters
2nd place - Gabby Whisnant *Area Qualifier

300 M Hurdles
1st place - Mahalia Ratcliff *Area Qualifier

200 Meters
2nd place - Tazaria Hill *Area Qualifier

1600 Meters
3rd place - Yuliana Garcia *Area Qualifier

4 X 400 Meter Relay
1st place team - Americus Sparks, JaKayla Parks, Gabby Whisnant, and Mahalia Ratcliff *Area Qualifier

Shot Put
1st place - Aniyah Boykins *Area Qualifier
2nd place - Alexandria Patton *Area Qualifier

High Jump
3rd place - JaKayla Parks *Area Qualifier

Discus
1st place - Aniyah Boykins *Area Qualifier
6th place - Alexandria Patton

Long Jump
5th place - JaKayla Parks
6th place - Shakaidria Hubbard

Triple Jump
1st place - Shakaidria Hubbard *Area Qualifier


The Junior Varsity Lady Riders Track and Field team competed at the District Meet in Jasper on March 29th with the following results:

3200 Meter Run
Jasmine Arena Mateos

4 X 100 Meter Relay
1st place team - Jordan Samford, R’Leshalin Whaley, Ke’Ambria Mann, and Esmerai Hernandez

100 Meters
Jordan Samford

4 X 200 Meter Relay
1st place team - Jordan Samford, R’Leshalin Whaley, Ke’Ambria Mann, and Esmerai Hernandez

400 Meters
Nathalie Abella

300 Meter Hurdles
Nathalie Abella

1600 Meters
Jasmine Arena Mateos

Long Jump
2nd place - R’leshalin Whaley
3rd place - Jorden Samford

Triple Jump
3rd place - Jorden Samford

Joaquin Rams Ballpark on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 –

The Joaquin Lady Rams varsity softball team won their ninth consecutive game with a 6-2 win over the visiting Timpson Lady Bears. Joaquin now stands at 16-1 overall. Their District 23 2A mark is 9-0.

Joaquin took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when Ebbie McCann drew a walk and was driven in by JJ Bass who singled. Joaquin loaded the bases in the inning but sound Timpson defense ended the inning with the bases loaded.

The Lady Rams rallied in the bottom of the second inning and scored three more runs to extend their lead to 4-0.

The top of the fourth inning saw Timpson rally for two runs when Erica Renick and Hannah Jones singled to the outfield. They were driven in when Harlie Ware ground-rule-doubled over the centerfield fence. This cut the JHS lead to 4-2.

Joaquin was able to add on two more scores during the remainder of the game but held on defensively with help from pitcher Chloe Mason. Mason struck out 8 batters, allowed six hits and walked one batter.

Erica Renick struck out 5 batters, walked five and allowed nine hits in seven innings.

The Lady Rams will travel to Garrison for another district game with the Lady Bulldogs on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

The Lady Bears will travel to Mount Enterprise for conference action with the Lady Wildcats on Friday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m.

Tenaha Cole DePriest Field on Thursday, April 1, 2021 –

The visiting Joaquin Rams defeated the Tenaha Tigers by a 18-2 score during a District 23 2A Varsity Baseball game on Thursday. Joaquin exploded in the top of the fourth inning to stretch a then 6-2 lead into a lopsided 18-2 score. The inning saw JHS take advantage of six hits, an THS error, and six walks to score 12 runs. Ram pitcher Bennett Anglin did the rest as he struck out the Tigers 1-2-3 in the bottom of the fourth frame to help enforce the Texas UIL Mercy Rule and end the contest.

Joaquin is now 11-6 overall and stand at 4-4 in conference action. They will travel to Gary High on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 for a 6:30 p.m. district game with the Bobcats.

The Tigers are 2-8 and will host Garrison on Tuesday, April 6 at 4 p.m. Garrison is currently the only undefeated team in conference action (8-0). They are 11-4 overall.

Center Roughrider Ballpark on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 –

The Center Roughriders Varsity Baseball Team was unable to hit safely during their District 17-4A opener against the Rusk Eagles. The ‘Riders sole base runner came in the final inning when Garren Dubea drew a free base with two outs.

Rusk Eagles pitcher, and Vanderbilt University signee, JD Thompson recorded 20 strikeouts for the day and allowed only the one single walk. The game improved the Rusk conference record to 1-0 and they stand at 13-4 overall for the season.

Rusk hit safely eight times and walked safely 4 times during the contest. Their big inning was the top of the fourth when they rallied for four hits, a walk, and scored all four of their runs.

Center is now 4-11 overall and 0-1 in District 17 action. They will next travel to Rusk on Thursday, April 1, 2021 where JV will start at 4:30 p.m. and the ‘Riders will once again face the Eagles for varsity play at 7 p.m.

Shelbyville Dragons Stadium on Friday, March 26, 2021 –

The Timpson Bears Varsity Baseball Team boosted their District 23 2A record with a 11-5 conference win over the Shelbyville Dragons on Friday. The game was scoreless through two innings.

The top of the third saw Timpson rally when Hunter Tipton led off the inning by drawing a walk. He was later driven in for the first score of the game with hits from teammates Caden Solomon and Xander Stephens. Soloman and Stephens later scored as well to give THS a 3-0 lead.

Bear Dalton Beckham led off the top of the fourth inning with a single to centerfield and scored Timpson’s fourth. THS led 4-0.

The bottom of the fourth frame saw The Dragons tie the game with a 4-4 score when they rallied. They led off the inning with singles from Brayden Hand and Grady Clay. Two errors, a walk, and a single later by Shane Schilder allowed them to tie up the contest.

Braden Courtney led off the top of the fifth inning with a solo homer over the leftfield wall which gave Timpson a 5-4 lead.

The Bears extended their lead to 10-4 with a big inning in the top of the sixth inning.

Jimmy Jiminez led off the bottom of the sixth inning by getting on base after being hit by a pitch. He later scored on an infield hit by a teammate.

Stephen scored the game’s final run when he reached base on a throwing error and later scored on a hit by Courtney. The final score saw Timpson take the 11-5 win.

Bears pitchers Asher Molloy and Xander Stephens teamed up seven strikeouts while earning the win.

Shelbyville will travel to Martinsville on Tuesday March 30, 2021 for a 6 p.m. game at Pirates Ballpark.

March 26, 2021 - The Roughrider Sports Team is proud to announce it is carrying the Rider Soccer Playoffs!

Coverage begins tonight as the Roughriders take on the Livingston Lions in Hudson. Game begins at 6:00pm; pregame begins at 5:45pm.

In the pregame, we'll visit with Coach Martinez and have a special visit with senior Jesus Bustos. At halftime, the Gaddy's Medical Halftime Spotlight shines on Coach Holyfield of Lady Rider Soccer as she visits about the ladies' season. During the Farmers State Bank Postgame, we visit with the Center Motor Company Player of the Game.

It's all on Twitch.TV. Log on to Twitch and type roughridersports into the search bar. Or just click on this link: https://www.twitch.tv/search?term=roughridersports

March 26, 2021 - Come join the Timpson FFA for their 1st Annual Timpson FFA Bass Tournament on Lake Sam Rayburn off Jackson Hill Marina! 

Registration will be from 4:30pm-6:00pm on Friday, April 2nd at the marina for boats that wish to trailer and starting again at 6:00am morning of April 3rd. Registration is $100 per boat (2 team max) and an optional $20 Big Bass side pot. 50% pay out to the top 10% of the field and additional awards and prizes to top 3 placing boats and big bass. 

Contact FFA Advisors Kaelee Fallin (936-645-4407/ kfallin@timpsonisd.com) or Robert Harrison (936-201-9380/rharrison@timpsonisd.com) or FFA Officers Caden Solomon and Taylor Gutermuth.

Additionally, the Timpson FFA will be raffling tickets for 5 different prize packages of various items including but not limited to rod and reels, cooler, tumbler cups, outdoor store gift cards, and bait. Tickets are $10 each or 6 for $50. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time or at Jackson Hill Marina the morning of the competition. 

Click here to view the Official Rules and Regulations.

March 25, 2021 - On Thursday morning, March 25, 2021, Shelbyville High School's Brooke Elliott signed a college letter of intent to attend Cisco College on a basketball scholarship.

On hand for the event in the SISD board room were family, coaches, school officials, teammates and fellow students.

Brooke has been a standout for the Lady Dragons basketball team. Brooke has averaged a double-double the last two years in points and rebounds. She has been selected as an All-District player for the last three years and was Newcomer of the Year as a freshman. She plans to major in Education and has goals of eventually playing basketball at the highest level.

Brooke is the daughter of Robert and Dawn Elliott. Again, Congratulations to Ms. Brooke Elliott. Go Dragons!!! Go Wranglers!

Center Roughriders Ballpark on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 –

The Center Lady Roughriders struggled early offensively against the Carthage Lady Bulldogs and they eventually lost the District 17 4A varsity softball opener by a 10-3 score.

The contest saw Carthage’s Karsyn Isbell hit safely four times and the Lady ‘Dogs held a 17-5 hit advantage at game’s end.

Center’s offensive highlight was when Ryleigh Youngblood blasted a lead-off solo homer over the right-centerfield wall in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Kaiya Hubbard threw a complete game for Center and she  struck out three Bulldogs on the day.

The Lady ‘Riders rallied, in each the fifth and seventh innings, but left multiple base runners stranded.

Center will travel to Carthage on Friday, March 26, 2021 where JV action will begin at 4:30 p.m. and Varsity district softball action will follow at 6 p.m.

March 22, 2021 - Center ISD athletic schedule for the week.

Monday, March 22

  • Middle School Track at San Augustine

Tuesday, March 23

  • JV/V Softball vs Carthage (Center)
  • JV/V Baseball vs Central Heights (Central Heights) 
  • JV Tennis at Kilgore

Thursday, March 25

  • High School Track at Carthage

Friday, March 26

  • JV/V Softball vs Carthage (Carthage)
  • V Tennis Home Tournament
  • BI-District Playoff Game Boys Soccer vs Livingston at Hudson HS Soccer Field. Game time is 6pm. Ticket prices are adults-$5, students-$3. Passes accepted are UIL District, THSCA, TASCO.

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