April 7, 2015 - The Center Roughrider and Lady Rider golf teams will advance to the regional tournament after placing second in their respective divisions in the District 19-4A tournament held on Thursday, 4/2/15 and Monday, 4/6/15 at Wood Hollow Golf Club in Longview.
As a team, the Riders had a combined team score of 678, one stroke better than third-place Rusk ISD with a combined score of 679. The Center team was led by Beau Buster Byrnes with scores of (77+75) 152, Austin Craig’s (81+80) 161, Zack Ritter with (90+91) 181, Rex Kirkley with a (88+96) 184, and Tyler Morris with a two-day total of (109+113) 222. Carthage took first place with a team score of 631, and also earned the top-two medalist positions, each earning a score of 146. Beau Buster Byrnes missed third place medalist by four strokes, earning him 4th place overall finish, with Austin Craig scoring 5th place overall. The Center team was in third place after last week’s opening round.
In girls’ play, the Lady Riders had a two-day score of 875, with Carthage placing first with a score of 770. Carthage ISD also earned the top-two individual medalist positions with a student from Rusk ISD earning third place medalist. The Lady Riders were led by Madison Agnew with scores of (94+96) 190, Callie Johnson (102+102) 204, Kailey Agnew (109+108) 217, Haley Price (147+126) 273, and Brittney Gilchrist (138+141) 279. The ladies top three medalist had scores of 167, 178, and 184. Madison Agnew missed third place medalist by six strokes, earning her fourth place overall. Had the Lady Riders not advanced to the regional tournament as a team, Madison Agnew would have advanced as an individual medalist, earning the second place position, and the right to compete at the regional tournament. Lady Riders were in second place after last week's opening round and held on to that position, out scoring Henderson ISD, to advance to the Regional tournament.
The Class 4A Region III Golf Tournament will be held next week in Huntsville, TX, at Raven Nest Golf Club, operated by the Sam Houston State PGA Golf Management program. Lady Riders will leave for Huntsville on Sunday, April 12, 2015, and will play a practice round that day. Regional tournament will begin on Monday, April 13, 2015 and will finish on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.
The Rider team will leave for Huntsville on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, and play a practice round that same day. Regional tournament will begin on Thursday, April 16, 2015, and will finish on Friday, April 17, 2015.
April 2, 2015 - Joaquin Ram Powerlifter, Case Chambliss, a senior, competed in the Boys State Powerlifting meet - Division 3 - in Abilene, Texas on March 28th, 2015. Case posted his personal best and finished 3rd place in the state. Case's lifts totaled 1205 lbs., with his personal best squat perfomance of 475 lbs., bench 265 lbs., and deadlift 465 lbs. Congratulations to Case for an outstanding powerlifting season!
April 6, 2015 - Shelbyville Students participating in the Gilmer Special Olympic meet were ( in the back row), Eithan Ponder, Chase Hutto, Jason Casey, and Caleb Alexander. Front row Adrianna Taylor, Ryleigh Lawson and Lindsey Vaughn. Each student medaled in two events.
We are Dragon Proud!
April 6, 2015 - Congratulations to Caleigh Sparks, Shelbyville Senior, for making Region 3 District 22-2A All Academic Team in Basketball.
April 2, 2015 - Joaquin Ram Powerlifter, Case Chambliss, a senior, competed in the Boys State Powerlifting meet - Division 3 - in Abilene, Texas on March 28th, 2015.
Case posted his personal best and finished 3rd place in the state. Case's lifts totaled 1205 lbs., with his personal best squat perfomance of 475 lbs., bench 265 lbs., and deadlift 465 lbs. Congratulations to Case for an outstanding powerlifting season!
April 2, 2015 - Shelbyville varsity baseball defeated Joaquin on Tuesday March 31st.
A big 1st inning by the dragons, with hits by freshman Christian Schilder and junior, Tyler Tremble produced 4runs. Shelbyville never trailed in the game and went on to win by a score of 6-4.
Dragon freshman, Ryan Bailey pitched 5 innings allowing only 1 earned run, and senior, CJ Watson closed the game out pitching two strong innings. Both teams left the bases loaded several times in a hard fought 23-2a district matchup.
The Dragons and Rams both have 3-3 district records and will wrap up first round of district play on Friday, April 3rd. Dragons will travel to Gary and the Rams will play Teneha.
March 30, 2015 - On Friday, March 27th, the Center Roughrider Varsity Boys Soccer team traveled to Crockett High School to take on the Mexia Blackcats. In the first half of play, the Riders went ahead 2-0 with goals by Senior Captain, Gilberto Vega and Freshmen Marcos Lopez. The boys put up a great defense and were able to hold the Blackcats scoreless as they entered the second half of play.
Mexia came out aggressively and tied the game up 2-2. With only eight minutes left to play, Sophomore Aung Thein scored the game winning goal claiming the Bi-District Championship and that would send the Roughriders to the second round.
The Riders will be back in action for the Area Championship against Hardin-Jefferson. The game will be at Allen Academy in Bryan, TX. on Thursday, April 2nd at 3 PM. The address for Allen Academy is 3201 Boonville Rd. Bryan, TX.
March 30, 2015 - On the morning of Mach 28th 2015, Josh Horton and son Logan took a fishing trip they will Always remember!!
20 mins after being on the water, Logan believed he was "hung up" on a stump. After minutes of trying to free his line, the monster bass jumped out of the water, followed by several exciting minutes, he was finally able to wrestle the fish in the boat!
The Daddy, Son duo were fishing at Lake Sam Rayburn and Logan was using a Texas Rigged Lizard when he caught this 8.8 lb wall hanger !!
March 30, 2015 - Center High School Sophomore, Octavious Evans has been selected to the All-Region team for Region 3. To receive a spot on the All-Region team, players must be nominated by their coach and then the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches selection committee chooses the top 20 players out of the eight districts and almost 50 teams.
This means that Octavious is in the top twenty players in our region. Congratulations to Octavious and the rest of the Center Roughrider Basketball team!
March 27, 2015 - Dogwoods are blooming and fish are getting ready to spawn. The water temperature on Lake Murvaul is 68-72 degrees. The crappie and catfish are in 3 feet of water and in the grass. They are biting white jig, chartreuse jig and minnows on a slip bobber.