Sports

Joaquin Rams Gymnasium on Friday, February 5, 2021 -

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The Tenaha Tigers girls and boys varsity basketball teams each took District 23 2A road wins over the hometown Joaquin Rams.

The girl's varsity game saw the Lady Tigers lead 6-2 at the midway point of the opening period and they held a 20-8 advantage at the conculsion of the first quarter. At halftime THS had built a 38-20 advantage.

Tenaha outpaced Joaquin 19-9 in the third stanza and they took a 57-29 lead into the final period of play. Joaquin outscored THS 9-8 in the final period but the Lady Tigers took the 65-38 conference win.

This was the final district contest for girl's District 23 play. The Lady Tigers will have a bye for Tuesday, February 9, 2021 and will begin playoffs later next week. Joaquin has concluded their 2021 season.

The Tenaha boys varsity team struggled early with the hometown Rams. Joaquin held a 7-3 point lead early and they had a 12-10 lead at the midway point od the first quarter. Joaquin led 22-19 at the conclusion of the first stanza.

Tenaha turned the tables in the second quarter and led 31-19 halfway through the period and 35-29 at halftime. They never trailed again and they eventually earned a 72-51 victory. The Tigers were led by Tre Keggler with 20 points, JJ Patton scored 15 and Trindon Claiborne added 12 to the Tiger's tally.

Joaquin two double-digit scorers Kaleb Oswalt with 14 points and Drake Jansen with 11.

Joaquin will next host the Shelbyville Dragons on Friday, February 12, 2021. The JV boys game will start at 5 p.m. with varity boys action to follow.

Tenaha will travel to Shelbyville for a 5 p.m. tipoff at Dragons Gymnasium on Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

February 4, 2021 - Center Recreation Department would like to announce Spring signups for Baseball, Soccer, and Softball. Sign-ups will be held at the Community House located at 425 San Augustine Street (across from Mangum Funeral Home) on February 2th and February 5th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Boys and Girls ages 4-14 are encouraged to play.

If your child is new to playing these sports, please bring a birth certificate so their age can be verified.

Thank You and any questions please call Jason Mitchell at 936-590-7196.

Center Roughriders Gymnasium on February 2, 2021 –

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The Center Lady Roughriders varsity basketball team held a 16-4 lead at the end of the first quarter over the visiting Carthage Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday. Center still held a 31-14 advantage at the midway break and seemed to be in control of the game and on their way to a lopsided victory.

The Lady Bulldogs played better in the second half and consistently chipped away at Center’s lead. They outpaced the Lady Roughriders 14-11 points in the third period and 20-8 in the final quarter but the Lady ‘Riders held on for a narrow 49-48 win. Amazingly in a game ending this close Carthage never led.

This improved Center’s record to 12-8 overall and their District 17 4A mark is 6-3 with one game remaining. They were led by JaKayla Parks with 19 points. Before the game Seniors JaKayla Parks and Alex Patton were recognized as the teams Senior Night Honorees.

Alyssa Wallace led Carthage with 14 points. The Lady Bulldogs are 4-5 in conference play.

The Center and Carthage varsity boys game was close and heavily contested as well. The game was tied at 16-16 at the end of the first quarter. At halftime Carthage held a narrow 27-26 advantage.

At the end of the third stanza the teams were once again tied, with 43 points apiece.

Center was able to outscore Carthage 20-17 in the final frame to take a 63-60 win home.

Jamarrion Evans led Center with 27 points. Before the contest senior athletes Jermaine Preston Jr., Jake Liker, Marquez Hall, Redd Horace, and Dreyven Emerson were recognized for their contributions within the program.

Carthage was led by Nick Stewart with 22 points.

Center is now 11-9 overall and 5-2 in district action with 3 games left.

Carthage is 9-2 and 6-1 in the conference.

Center will travel to Hudson on Friday, February 5, 2021. Tipoff, at Hornets Gym, will be at 5 p.m. for sub-varsity and varsity play will follow.

Joaquin High School on Friday, January 29, 2021 –

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Timpson High School headed to Joaquin on Friday for District 23 2A high school basketball games. In varsity action the THS Lady Bears took a convincing 65-20 win over the Lady Rams. In boys varsity play the Bears beat the Rams 62-41.

The Lady Bears started the first period with an 8-0 run and led 22-3 at the end of the quarter. The second quarter saw them go on an 8-0 run and this helped them lead 35-12 at halftime. A 9-0 run in the third period allowed them to take a 52-16 lead into the final period of play.

Timpson had three ladies in double figures scoring. Harlie Ware scored 19 points, Claire Johnson 14 and McKenna Wynn 10. Joaquin was led by Kalie Brooks with 14 points.

The Lady Bears are in the playoffs with a 9-1 conference mark and a 16-4 overall record. The Lady Rams have been eliminated with two games remaining this season.

Boys action saw Timpson lead 10-2 midway through the opening stanza. They built a 14-6 lead by the end of the first quarter. The Bears outscored the Rams 14-7 in the second frame and took a 28-13 lead into the locker room at the midway intermission. The Bear outpaced the Rams 17-10 points in the third period and took a 45-23 lead into the fourth quarter.

The Bears are 5-4 in district play with three games remaining. Joaquin is 4-5.

Timpson will host Shelbyville for more high school basketball on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. JV will tipoff at 4:30 p.m. and varsity action will follow.

Joaquin will travel to San Augustine High School next Tuesday. Tipoff will begin at 4:30 p.m.

January 29, 2021 - Tonight Roughrider Basketball plays a double-header against the Palestine Wildcats in Palestine. Both games are earlier than usual with the ladies tipping off at 5:00.

The 5-2 Lady Riders begin the evening facing the district-leading Lady Wildcats at 6-1. In their first match-up, Center led for three-and-a-half quarters but Palestine earned a come-from-behind victory. A Center win would create a three-way tie at the top of the standings with Jasper who Center beat in a thriller Tuesday night.

The Ray Jones Chevrolet Pre-Game Show begins at 5:45. The Broadcast Team visits with Coach Boone, then student reporter Jack Callen Watlington sits down with Lady Rider guard Amiyah Hubbard from Roughrider Studios.

Immediately after the Ladies, (at approximately 6:30), the 4-1 Roughriders face the Wildcats as both teams begin the second half of the district schedule.   During the Crossover Show [between games], The Broadcast Team chats with Coach Hiram Harrison and Jack Callen talks to Roughrider senior Treyven Emerson.

Then at halftime the Abundant Love Ministries Halftime Show features Kennedy Bush's interview with cheerleader Camryn Crouch during the ladies' game and with Avery Snell during the gentlemen's game.

As the last game concludes, we'll talk to Center Motor's Ford Tough Player of the Game during the Farmers State Bank Postgame Show.  

Again, first tip-off at 5:00, pregame at 4:45.

Find the live stream on Twitch.TV at the roughridersports page.  Or just click here: https://www.twitch.tv/roughridersports

Center High School on January 26, 2021 –

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High School basketball was in in full swing at Center Roughriders Gymnasium on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. In varsity action the Center Lady Roughriders took a 57-54 win over the Jasper Bulldogs. In boys action Center won over Jasper by a 65-48 score.

The girl’s game was close throughout.  Center had three players in double figures. Jakayla Parks and May Johnson each had 17 points. Aniyah Boykins added 11 points to Center’s tally.  Lady Bulldog Shabrayln Watson scored 20 to lead her team. The Lady ‘Riders are now 13-7 overall and they have two District 17 4A conference games left to play.

In boy’s action, Makel Johnson led Center with 23 points and teammate Jamarrion Evans had 19. The Bulldogs were led by Sterling Winchester with 20 points. Center is 5-1 in conference play with four league games left.

Center will next travel to Palestine High School on Friday, January 29, 2021. JV action will start at 4:30 p.m. with Varsity girls play beginning around 6 p.m. and boys varsity following.

January 25, 2021 - Tickets will be sold online for the Center vs Palestine Basketball game this Friday, January 29 at Palestine. 

The link is as follows; 
https://schooleventticketslogin.com/profile/user_profile/palestine-independent-school-district

Tickets are $3 for everyone.

Joaquin High School on Friday January 22, 2021 -

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Both the Joaquin girl’s and boy’s varsity basketball teams were able to come away with District 23 2A wins on Friday.

The Lady Rams gained a 16-4 lead by the end od the first period. At halftime they led 25-13 on their way to a 48-19 conference win. JJ Bass led Joaquin with 20 points and Kalie Brooks also had double figures with 12.

Boys action saw the Rams leading 14-7 at the end of the opening frame. They took a 25-18 lead into the locker room at the midway break. The Rams eventually won by a 51-35 score.

The Rams and Lady Rams will head to Gary High School on Tuesday January 26, 2021. Tipoff is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at Bobcats Gymnasium.

January 22, 2021 - The Tenaha Tiger's Friday girls’ soccer game vs Carthage Today, January 22, 2021, has been moved to the Carthage Bulldog Stadium at 5:00. Prepare for possible rain during the game.

Center Roughriders Stadium on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 –

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The Center Roughriders Junior Varsity and Varsity soccer teams competed with visiting Chapel Hill on Tuesday. In JV action Center took a 6-1 win.

The Roughriders varsity boys fell to the Bulldogs by a narrow 2-3 score. CHS trailed 0-2 at halftime but battled back to outscore Chapel Hill 2-1 in the second half.

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