December 5, 2015 - The Tenaha Tigers varsity football team fell to the Muenster Hornets by a 33-16 score during their Regional Final/ State quarterfinal game at Forney High School last Friday. This was the Tigers fifth consecutive Regional Championship appearance. This was the first ever football game between these two teams.

An Abel Rodriguez 33-yard, career long field goal proved to be the only score of the first period and gave Tenaha a narrow 3-point advantage going into the second quarter.

Muenster took a 7-3 lead after quarterback Blane Jones and fullback Dalton Bartel methodically marched the ball down the field on a 70-yard drive to score with 4:30 left in the first half.

A CJ Horn 3-yard score regained the lead for Tenaha and capped a 3-play drive which only took about one minute off the clock. Tenaha led 10-7 but not for long. Muensters Bartel added a second score which gave the Hornets a 13-10 lead at the midway intermission.

Muenster eventually out-scored the Tigers 20-6 in the second half. Onterio Thompson broke free and ran down the sideline 36-yards for the Tigers only score but it proved to be too-little-too-late.

Tenaha, led by first-year head coach Craig Horn, posted an 8-6 record after a tough 0-5 start. They played a tough pre-season schedule while introducing a young team to a new staff and system.

Muenster moves on to the State Semifinals next week and boasts a 13-1 mark.

December 2, 2015 - Carthage, Texas – The Panola men’s basketball team defeated Louisiana Christian here Tuesday night, 107-44. With the victory Panola improves to 10-3 on the season. “This was the first time we came close to putting together a 40 minute ball game.” Mentioned Head Coach Grant McMillian. “It was good to see our team share the ball and fly around tonight.” He added.

Panola came out hot as they took a 54-24 halftime lead. A stellar defensive second half, where the Ponies only allowed 19 points to the opposition, helped lead Panola to the 63 point victory.

All 10 of the Ponies who suited up scored and were led by Devyn Wilson (Brooklyn, New York) with 16 points. Arnus Dautartas (Lithuania) added 15 points and Chan Williams-Bey (Hartford, Connecticut) netted 14. Terry Holt (Nashville, Tennessee) Tyonte Robertson (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Ege Parlar (Turkey) all tallied up 10 points on the night.  Charles Tucker (Lansing, Michigan) dished out 10 assists and Jonathan Wiley (Houston, Texas) chased down 13 rebounds. The 107 points scored by the Ponies is a season high. As a team, Panola grabbed 55 rebounds and only committed eight turnovers.

Panola continues Region XIV play when they take on Angelina College this upcoming Saturday, December 5th. Tip-off is set for 4:00 PM on the campus of Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas.

December 1, 2015 - According to Timpson High School boys basketball coach Patrick Gandy, there will be no JV boys game tonight (December 1st) vs. Pineywoods Academy. The Varsity Girls will start at 4:30 p.m. and the Varsity Boys will play following the Girls game. Thanks and come support our teams!

November 30, 2015 - The Shelbyville Dragons are the District 10 AA Div I Champions; Bi District Champions; Area Champions; and AA Region III Div I Regional Semi Finals Champions.

This week they are playing in the AA Region III Championship and State Quarterfinals. This week's game is at Nacogdoches High School Field and the Dragons are playing 13-0 Lovelady. Kick off is at 7pm on Friday, December 4. Tickets are $5 across the board and the Dragons are the visitors.

November 30, 2015 - Center Little Dribblers is having a late signup for boys and girls basketball. Signups will be held at the Middle School Cafeteria Saturday, December 5 from 11 am till 2 pm.

This will be the final day to signup to play youth basketball. Any Questions please call Jason Mitchell at 936-488-2863. Thanks.

November 30, 2015 - Tenaha ISD announces the Tigers will compete in the Class 2A-Division II State Quarterfinal against Muenster, 7:30 p.m. game time, Friday, December 4 at Forney ISD Stadium.

November 30, 2015 (Photos by Ronny Samford) - The Tenaha Tigers varsity football team struggled early last Friday but ultimately defeated the Normangee Panthers by a 24-12 , however, Tenaha threatened to score in the first quarter until a Tiger pass was intercepted at the Normangee 2-yard line.

With seven minutes remaining in the second period, linebacker Tyler Mukelroy intercepted a Panther pass and returned it to the Panther’s 9-yard line. Tenaha’s Jaqualin Franks pulled down a 7-yard touchdown pass for a THS touchdown moments later. The Tigers led 7-0 with 5:49 remaining before halftime.

Normangees’ next drive stalled and they were forced to punt the ball to the Tigers. The Tiger’s next drive was ended with an Austin Aguire interception for the Panthers. The two teams went into the midway break with Tenaha leading 7-0.

Panther running back Bryson Cornish got NHS on the scoreboard with an 11-yard touchdown with 10:15 left in the third quarter. Tiger Colton Goeke broke up a pass attempt to thwart the 2-point conversion attempt. Tenaha held a narrow 7-6 lead at this point in the contest.

Tenaha extended their lead to 14-6 when Trai Gardner scored on a 12-yard reception from CJ Horn with 6 ½ minutes to play in the third stanza. Moments later, after an NHS drive stalled, senior Tenaha kicker, Abel Rodriguez added a 30-yard field goal to extend the THS lead to 17-6 with 4:54 left in the third frame.

Normangee’s next drive resulted in a turnover on downs at the Tigers 36-yard line. Tiger Onterio Thompson broke loose soon after for a 30-yard score which extended Tenaha’s lead to 24-6, after Rodriguez added his third extra point kick for the day.

Cornish broke free for a 54-yard Panthers touchdown with just 11 seconds left in the third period to pull Normangee to within 12- 24 of the Tigers.

Normangee had two drives in the final period. The first drive resulted in a 4-play drive which resulted in no gain and a turnover on downs. Their second drive ended the game when senior safety Colton Goeke stepped in front of a Panther pass and intercepted the football with just 1:34 remaining in the contest. Tenaha deployed the victory formation and took a knee to stall the remaining time off the clock from that point.

The Tigers will next face the Muenster Hornets at Forney High School on Friday, December 4 at 7:30pm. This game will be the Regional Championship, as well as the State Quarterfinal round of the UIL Playoffs.

November 25, 2015 - Beaumont, Texas - The Panola men’s basketball team lost to Lamar State Port Arthur here Tuesday night. 89-73. The loss drops the Ponies record to 7-3 and 1-1 in Region XIV play. “We really struggled in the second half to find a rhythm.” Said Head Coach Grant McMillan. “We gave up 20 offensive boards in the game. It’s tough to win giving other teams that many extra possessions.” He added/

After a seesaw first half, Panola trailed heading into the locker rooms 36-30. After getting down by 10 points on multiple occasions in the second half the Ponies cut the lead to 62-60 with 6:52 remaining in the game. Port Arthur went on a 7-0 run and Panola could not get any closer.

Offensively, Panola was led by Charles Tucker (Lansing, Michigan) with 15 points. Terry Holt (Nashville, Tennessee) scored in double figures for the fourth straight game netting 13 . Tope Arikawe (Nigeria) and Chan Williams-Bey (Hartford, Connecticut) also scored in double figures with 12 and 10 points, respectively. Jonathan Wiley (Houston, Texas) chased down 10 rebounds in the loss. As a team Panola gave up 20 offensive rebounds and was forced into 17 turnovers.

Panola will next be in action this upcoming Friday, November 27th as they head to Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas to play in their Thanksgiving Classic. The Ponies will take on Cedar Valley at 5:00 PM on the campus of Angelina College.

November 25, 2015 - In spite of a strong performance from J'Lene Martinez on the offensive end with 12 points, Panola College lost to Jacksonville College 64-59.

Though Panola had a strong finish, putting up 19 points in the fourth quarter, it wasn't enough to make a comeback against Jacksonville.

Martinez got a rhythm and broke away to lead Panola College's offense with 12 points, with nine in the second half.

Laura Chavez nailed 3 shots beyond the arc and had 11 points on the game. Also putting in for Panola College were Kia Fisker & Teanna Frances Henderson (8 points apiece), Genesis Rivera & Amanda Cruz (7 points apiece), R'Trevia Randolph (4 points) going 4/4 from the free throw line and Destiney Johnson (2 points).

The Fillies will take action again Friday, November 27th against Tallahassee Community College at 3:00pm in the TVCC Budke/Serna Classic in Athens, TX.


November 24, 2015 - CISD will have a fan bus going to Tyler for the 3rd round contest between our Roughriders and the Gilmer Buckeyes. You may call transportation until 4Pm 11/24 or from 8-10 am 11/25 for a seat. 598-2880 or 598-8366 $5 per adult, $3 per student and kids under 5 are free, all students under 15 must have an accompanying adult.