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The Show team shows off their Fall Ball Tournament Rings

September 14, 2015 - The Show won the 13U Longview Fall Ball Tournament this past weekend beating out The Dallas Mustangs 7-4 for the golden ring. They started their Fall baseball season out strong with 4 wins, 0 losses, and 1 tied game. Congratulations Show Baseball!!

Center 33 - Garrison 10, Final Score
Timpson 13 - Beckville 42, Final Score
Joaquin (Open)
Shelbyville (Open)
Tenaha (Open)

 September 7, 2015 A 1-yard touchdown by Brook Hill's quarterback Jordan McGowen , and a crucial extra point kick by Calieb Chadwell, was enough for the BHHS Guards to capture a 33-32 win over the Tenaha Tigers last Friday night.

The Guard trailed 32-19 late but scored two touchdowns in the final 2:27 of the contest.

The Tigers lost in the last minute last week as well to Joaquin by a 38-35 score, and the Tigers now fall to 0-2 on the season.

Much of Brook Hill's success came through the air as quarterback McCray Fletcher completed 19 of 39 passes for 305 yards and two touchdowns.

Tenaha was led by receiver Colton Goeke, who had three catches for 81 yards and three scores. Onterio Thompson rushed for 104 yards on 7 carries and scored once for THS.

The Tigers are open next week.

September 7, 2015The Dragons took the opening kickoff and went 56 yards in 5 plays with quarterback Ta’Vion Barnes scoring the Dragons first touchdown from 4 yards out with 9:50 left in the first quarter. Dragon running back Corey Bearden accounted for 50 yards on the scoring march with an 11-yard run and a 39-yard pass reception from Barnes. With the PAT kick good the Dragons led 7 to 0.The Shelbyville Dragons and Garrison Bulldogs, two East Texas teams whose rivalry dates back over 65 years, met on a warm Friday night, September 4th in Garrison with the Dragons holding off the Bulldogs late in the game for a 20 to 12 victory.

The next Dragon score came on a two play 81-yard drive when Dragon running back Ocatvian Burrell burst through an opening and ran 78 yards for the Dragons second touchdown with 11:50 left in the second quarter. The PAT kick was again good and the Dragons led 14 to 0.

The score stayed 14 to 0 until the 7:37 point of the third quarter when Bulldog quarterback Rusty Secrest broke 29 yards through the middle of the Dragons defense for a Bulldog touchdown. The PAT kick was no good and the score was now Dragons 14, Bulldogs 6.

Following a Dragon turnover on downs at their own 21-yard line the Bulldogs scored again at the 9:55 mark of the fourth quarter when Bulldogs back Terrance Dove caught a 16-yard touchdown pass from Rusty Secrest. The Bulldog attempt for a 2-point conversion was no good and the score was Dragons 14, Bulldogs 12.

With 4:44 left in the game Dragon running back Octavian Burrell gained the Dragons a little more breathing room when he broke free up the middle on a 30-yards touchdown run. The PAT kick was blocked and the Dragons led 20 to 12.

The Bulldogs took the kickoff and in 6 plays reached the Dragons 35-yard line. At this point the Dragons defense rose to the occasion and stopped the Bulldogs on downs. The Dragons then ran out the clock in three plays to preserve their 20 to 12 victory.

The Dragons defensive front down linemen deserve much of the credit for the Dragons victory. Even though outweighed by as much as 70 pounds by the person in front of them they held their ground and filled their gaps all night.

The Dragons have next Friday off before they meet Colmesneil in Shelbyville on Homecoming night, September 18th. The Garrison Bulldogs will travel to New Diana next Friday.

September 5, 2015 - Center MS girls' volleyball scheduled for Monday, September 7th against Jasper has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 10th due to the Labor Day holiday. All other games will be played as scheduled.

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September 8, 2015


From left: T.J. Belin (Center) and Tanner "Funky" Brooks (Rusk)

The 9u Majors WildWings were lead to a Championship on Labor Day weekend by their strong pitching in Tyler, Texas.

Wings pitching held opponents to 12 total runs for the entire tournament. The staff is lead by right handed Ace Funky Brooks of Rusk, Tx. The teams pitching involves a group effort from all 11 players.

September 5, 2015 - Center MS girls' volleyball scheduled for Monday, September 7th against Jasper has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 10th due to the Labor Day holiday. All other games will be played as scheduled.

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September 4, 2015 - Thursday evening, September 3rd, Center (JV) Roughriders struggled against the Buna (JV) Cougars with the final score being 28-6.

To start the game, Buna won the toss and elected to receive the ball. The Cougars drove to the Center 10 yard line; however, the Riders defense held them and neither team got on the board during the first quarter.

The Riders began struggling to hold Buna in the 2nd quarter with Buna driving down the field 50 yards in seven plays to be the first on the board. They went for a two-point conversion and fell short of the end zone making the score Buna 6, Center 0.

Still in the 2nd quarter, Buna scored again shortly after intercepting a Rider pass on Center's 20 yard line. Once again, Buna went for 2-pts and this time it was good, giving them a 14 point lead. With 10 seconds left in the quarter, Buna scored ending the 1st half with the Riders down by 20 points.

Center received the 2nd half kick-off and was forced to punt on their first possession. Raul Lara punted to the Cougars 58 yards pinning Buna on their own 1 yard line. Both teams defense held the other and no points were earned during the 3rd quarter.

During the final quarter with 9:15 on the clock, Buna scored on a 1 yard run bringing the Cougars to 28 and Riders 0. Center continued to push to get on the board and with 7:01 left in the game scored with a 15-yard pass from Christian Lee to Caleb Parks. The Riders failed on the extra point attempt and the game ended with Buna winning 28 to 6.

Center 9th and JV play at home next Thursday against Garrison.

Game summary provided by Richard Mitchell

Football Schedule for the Week

Thursday, September 3
Buna at Center (9th) 5pm
Center (JV) at Huntington, 5pm
Woodville at Joaquin, *5:30pm
Garrison at Shelbyville, 6pm
Tenaha VS Brook Hill at Bullard, 5:30pm
Timpson (JV) at Harleton, 6pm

Friday, September 4
Varsity Start Time 7:30pm
Center at Buna
Joaquin at Woodville
Shelbyville at Garrison
Brook Hill at Tenaha
Harleton at Timpson

Volleyball Schedule

Thursday, September 3
Center (JV/V) at Winona Tournament
Timpson at Sabine Tournament

Friday, September 4
Leverets Chapel at Center (JV/V), 4:30pm
Timpson at Shelbyville (V), 4:30pm

Saturday, September 5
Center (9P/9W) at Woodville Tournament
Shelbyville (JV) at Central Heights Tournament

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