Sports

September 15, 2021 - The Joaquin Rams basketball season begins with the Lady Rams playing in a scrimmage against Alto on Saturday, October 30th at 10am. The boys basketball team will have their first game on November 30 at home against Hemphill at 4:30pm. To see the full composite schedule, click here.

September 15, 2021 - Shelbyville's Lady Dragon volleyball team won against Leverett's Chapel in four sets in an away game on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

Shelbyville fell short on the first set 19-25 but came back with a strong won on the second set 25-8. Once the Dragons got the win on the second set they continued to dominate by winning the third 25-14 and fourth 25-16 for the overall victory.

Player statistics include Kiana Bennett with 21 kills, 6 digs, 3 blocks, and 1 ace; Kate Lawson with 34 assists, 1 kill, 5 digs, and 4 aces; Neena Smith with 6 kills, 9 digs, and 1 ace; and Ma'Kayja Horton with 4 kills, 11 digs, and 2 aces.

The team is lead by Head Volleyball coach Mika Hubbard. The varsity team will host Waskom on Friday, September 17th. To view the Lady Dragon's volleyball schedule, click here.

September 15, 2021 - Tickets for the Riders vs Chapel HIll Football games will be sold at the gate. This includes Middle School Football at Chapel Hill, Thursday 9/16/21 and Varsity Football at Chapel Hill, Friday 9/17/21. Any questions please call the Center HS Athletic office at 936-598-1520

September 15, 2021 - On Friday, September 10th, the Rider won in five sets against Garrison. Center lost the first set in a close matchup 21-25 but then came back to win the second set strong 25-14. Center took the led by winning the third set 25-20. Garrison came back in the fourth set for the win 20-25 to tied up the game.

For the tie breaker Center got a two point led at 21-19 for the win!

Number (Position), Player Name - Stats
#2 (RS/DS) Kaylee Cox - 1 Kills, 10 Digs
#3 (Libero) Gracie Whisenant - 30 Digs
#5 (S) Mickihiya Cartwright - 2 Kills, 19 Assists, 11 Digs
#7 (DS/RS) Gabby Whisenant - 14 Digs
#9 (OH) May Johnson - 1 Aces, 6 Kills, 19 Digs
#12 (S/OH/DS) Kaiya Hubbard - 4 Kills, 2 Assists, 17 Digs
#14 (MB) Breanna Windham - 2 Aces, 3 Kills, 6 Digs
#16 (MB) Aniyah Boykins - 5 Kills, 7 Digs

Four of our county’s five varsity football teams played last Friday.

The Center Roughriders fell to 0-3 after they suffered a narrow 15-14 loss on the road against the Bears at Gladewater. The ‘Riders will travel to Chapel Hill on Friday, September 17, 2021 for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff at Bulldogs Stadium. Chapel Hill is 3-0 and they won at Hallsville last week by a 35-16 score.

The Joaquin Rams broke into the win column with a 62-0 home win over the Groveton Indians. The Rams now have a 1-2 record. This week is Joaquin’s homecoming. The Rams will host the Ore City Rebels who have an identical 1-2 record. They also broke into the win column last Friday with a 28-19 win over the Big Sandy Wildcats. Kickoff, at Rams Stadium, is on Friday September 17, at 7:30 p.m.

The Shelbyville Dragons fell to the Waskom Wildcats by a 60-14 score on Friday. The Dragons are now 1-2. They will host Trinity Christian at Dragons Stadium on Friday, September 17, at 7 p.m. The Eagles last beat Temple Christian at home by a 22-6 score. They are now 1-1 this season.

The Tenaha Tigers suffered their first season loss last week as they fell to the visiting Brook Hill Guard by a 22-12 score. The Tigers now stand at 2-1. They will travel to Tyler Grace Community Cougars Stadium for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff on Friday September 17. Grace Community is 0-3. They fell at home to Covenant Christian by a 48-6 score last week.

The Timpson Bears received a Covid induced forfeit from the Mount Enterprise Wildcats last week. They defeated the visiting Waskom Wildcats two weeks ago by a 49-28 score to move their record to 2-0. They will host the 0-2 Price Carlisle Indians on Friday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m. The Bears are the sole unbeaten team from Shelby County this season.

Tenahas' Raymond Jackson Stadium on Friday, September 10, 2021 - 

(Photo Album)

The Tenaha Tigers Varsity Football team fell to 2-1 on the season after a 22-12 home loss to the Brook Hill Guard. Tenaha scored first when Jeremy Patton pulled down a pass from Trindon Claiborne and raced to the endzone for a 44-yard touchdown which gave THS the lead with 3:12 minutes left in the opening quarter. The extra point kick attempt was blocked so the Tigers led 6-0.

Guardsman Jack Jordan scored at the beginning of the second quarter on a 51-yard touchdown reception which tied the game at 6-6. Dorian Reyes ran in a 2 point conversion run which gave Brook Hill a 8-6 advantage with 11:43 left in the third stanza.

Brook Hill recovered a fumble moments later and wasted no time extending their lead when Jay'lon Warren scored on a 14-yard scoring reception with 9:30 left in the first half. An extra point kick conversion gave BHHS a 15-6 lead which held up until halftime.

The Guard extended their advantage to 22-6 when Nick LaRocca scored on a 31-yard touchdown run with 7:40 remaining in the third quarter.

The Tigers made the final score of the contest when Trindon Claiborne hit Kamarion Ross for a 13-yard touchdown reception with 6:30 left in the game.

Tenaha is 2-1 this season and they will travel to Tyler Grace High School on Friday, September 17, 2021 for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff at Cougars Stadium. The Cougars are 0-3 this year and lost to Covenant Christian Academy by a 48-6 score on Friday.

 

September 10, 2021 - Week 3 of Shelby County Football Scores

Friday, September 10
Center 14 - Gladewater 15, Final Score
Joaquin 62 - Groveton 0, Final Score
Shelbyville 14 - Waskom 60, Final Score
Tenaha 12 - Brook Hill 22, Final Score

September 8, 2021 - On Tuesday, September 7, the Rider hosted Grace and lost in five sets. Center fought hard but lost the first set in a close matchup 22-25 but then came back to win the second set strong 25-15. Grace came back in the third set for the win 19-25 and took back the lead. Center didn't give up and tied the sets again by winning the fourth 25-21.

Center felt a hard loss in the fifth set 3-15 to end the match with Grace taking the win.

Next, the Lady Riders will travel away to compete against Garrison on Friday, September 10 at 4:30pm. To view the CHS Volleyball Schedule, click here.

Number (Position), Player Name - Stats
#2 (RS/DS) Kaylee Cox - 1 Aces, 1 Kills, 21 Digs
#3 (Libero) Gracie Whisenant - 39 Digs
#5 (S) Mickihiya Cartwright - 1 Aces, 2 Kills, 21 Assists, 7 Digs
#6 (DS) Madison Pieper - 15 Digs
#7 (DS/RS) Gabby Whisenant - 1 Digs
#9 (OH) May Johnson - 2, Aces, 10 Kills, 1 Blocks, 27 Digs
#12 (S/OH/DS) Kaiya Hubbard - 3 Kills, 23 Digs
#14 (MB) Breanna Windham - 2 Aces, 3 Kills, 6 Digs
#16 (MB) Aniyah Boykins - 4 Kills, 6 Blocks, 13 Digs

September 8, 2021 - The Center Lady Rider Volleyball team played September 3rd and 4th in a tournament in Marshall. Center had two wins against Carthage JV and Winona. They fell to Pine Tree, Redwater, Henderson, and Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill.

Scores for each set are listed below.

Center vs Pine Tree (Loss)
- Set 1: 16-25
- Set 2: 20-25

Center vs Redwater (Loss)
- Set 1: 11-25
- Set 2: 13-25

Center vs Carthage JV (Win)
- Set 1: 25-17 
- Set 2: 25-19

Center vs Henderson (Loss)
- Set 1: 11-25
- Set 2: 12-25

Center vs Winona (Win)
- Set 1: 25-15
- Set 2: 25-13

Center vs Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill (Loss)
- Set 1: 18-25
- Set 2: 21-25

September 8, 2021 - The Shelbyville Dragons will not have a JV football game this week. Junior High will scrimmage Waskom at home on Thursday, September 9. 7th grade will start at 5pm followed by the 8th grade.

A.D. / Head Football Coach Jerred Wallace

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