February 19, 2016 - Bi-District Joaquin Basketball Boy's Playoff Game in Tenaha, TX against Alto on Tuesday, February 23rd at 7:00pm. Adults will be charged $5 at the gate, and children $3. Passes: THSCA & TABC only.
February 19, 2016 - The Center Varsity tennis team competed in a 16 team tournament hosted by Kilgore and the Riders finished 3rd place overall with strong finishes in a number of events.
Girls singles A: Whitlee Reed - 2nd place
Girls singles B: Mackenzie Dykes - 1st place
Girls doubles A: Malory Nehring / Allison Langford - 3rd place
Girls doubles B: Julie Garcia / Iliana Rojas - 1st place
Boys singles A: Zack Fausett - 11th
Boys singles B: Mauricio Solis - 9th
Boys doubles A: Nate Morris / Tony Garcia - 7th
Boys doubles B: Kobe Whisenant / Abram Morales - 9th
Mixed doubles A: Megan Dunn / Dustin Bennett - 9th
Mixed doubles B: Emma Locke / Keaton Watlington - 3rd place
The tennis team will compete in their next tournament in Nacogdoches next week. JV - 2/25 and Varsity 2/26
February 16, 2016 - The Center Girls Soccer team will face Jasper tonight, February 19th at 6:00 at the Roughrider Stadium.
Update: Lady Riders defeated Madisonville 11-1
February 19, 2016 - The Center HS Lady Rider softball team advance in the 2016 Lady Hornet Softball Tournament with their 5-1 win over Tatum on Thursday evening, February 18th. Congratulations to Mekayla Hubbard who hit a solo home run in the game.
The Lady Riders will play today, February 19th at 10:45am against Madisonville and at 5:45pm versus New Waverly. Admission cost is adults $5 and students $3. Tournament passes are available and are $12 for adults and $8 for students. No refunds will be given due to rain outs. The tournament is being hosted in Lufkin at the Kit McConnico Park located at 903 Old Moffett Road and at the Morris Frank Park located at 513 Windsor Road.
February 18, 2016 - The Center HS Lady Rider softball team won their first game in the Hudson Tournament against Hemphill with a final score of 5-4 on Thursday, February 18th. The tournament is being hosted in Lufkin at the Kit McConnico Park located at 903 Old Moffett Road and at the Morris Frank Park located at 513 Windsor Road.
The Lady Riders will play their next game tonight, February 18th at 7:30pm against Tatum. Admission cost is adults $5 and students $3. Tournament passes are available and are $12 for adults and $8 for students. No refunds will be given due to rain outs.
February 18, 2016 - Lady Riders are proud to announce they won their game one, against Hemphill, 5 to 4. This is the first game in the two day softball tournament in Lufkin on Feb 18th and 19th. Next game will be tonight at 7:30. Admission cost is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Adult tournament pass is $12, student pass is $8. No refunds will be given due to rain outs. Tournament locations are as follows; Kit Mcconnico Park located at 903 Old Moffett Rd., Lufkin, TX 75901 and Morris Frank Park located at 513 Windsor Rd., Lufkin, TX 75901.
February 18, 2016 - The Shelby County Bass Anglers kicked off the 2016 tournament season with a Sam Rayburn Showdown sponsored by General Shelters. Josh Sowell and John Paul Packard set the pace with a winning sack of 23 lbs anchored by the largest bass of the event weighing 8.32 lbs. Coming in second was the father son team of Wayne and Matt Wood with an impressive limit of bass weighing 20.05 lbs. Despite being new to the club, the team of Rusty Hatcher and Chad Loupe showed their skills capturing the third place limit of bass weighing 19.40 lbs. Rounding out the money slots was the Skeeter Boats team of Michael Andrews and Lane Jackson with a weight of 18.61 lbs. The team of Frank and Selvin Cartwright caught the second overall big bass of 7.99 lbs. The team combo pot was won by Sowell/ Packard teamed up with Andrews/ Jackson with a combined weight of 41.61 lbs.
The next event for the SCBA is scheduled for March 12-13th out of Holly Park Marina on Toledo Bend with a pre-tournament meeting set for Tuesday March 8th at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Center. Anyone interested in joining the club is invited to attend this meeting. More detail about the club can be found at www.shelbycountybassanglers.com.
February 17, 2016 - Basketball Playoff Game Center Roughriders vs Jasper Bulldogs will be Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 8 pm at Lufkin ISD Middle School Gym, 900 E Denman Avenue, Lufkin, TX 75901.
Tickets are $5 adults and $3 students sold at the gate.
February 17, 2016 - Center boys varsity basketball team fell in their second game of district competition against Henderson with a final score of 51-58. Riders had a decisive victory over the Henderson Lions at their previous match but failed to rally against the Lions in Tuesday's game, February 16th.
Points scored were Octavius Evans (23), Tyrone Roland (9), Kaleb Parks (6), Kyle Parks (6), Lamarcus Goodwin (3), DaCorey McGee (2), and Jaterious Evans (2).
The loss brings the Roughriders to a 16-9 overall season and 6-2 district as they head into Bi-District round of playoffs. The Roughriders have a neutral playoff game against Jasper on Tuesday, February 23 at 8pm.
Game Stats submitted by Hiram Harrison.
February 15, 2016 - Center Varsity Boys basketball team defeated the Tatum Eagles Friday, February 12th ending Tatum's 10-game winning streak and handing the Eagles their first loss of District play. The final score was Roughriders 71, Eagles 57. The win tied the two teams giving both a 6-1 record for 4A Region III District 19.
Tatum took charge of the first period with 18 points scored to Center's 9 points and at the half led by 5 points 28-33.
The Roughriders came back after the half dominating the game and winning by 14 points overall. Center scored 43 points in the 3rd and 4th periods together over Tatum's 24 points.
Points scored were by Octavius Evans (27), Jaterious Evans (15), Kyle Parks (12), DeCorey McGee (8), Kaleb Parks (5), Sayoddrick Barnes (2), and Tyrone Roland (2).
Riders are currently 6-1 in District and 16/8 for the season. The 9/JV/V teams play Henderson on Tuesday, February 16th in Henderson with games starting at 5pm.
Game Stats submitted by Hiram Harrison