Sports

February 10, 2020 - The Tenaha Girls Soccer game versus Carlisle in Price at 5pm has been cancelled.

February 10, 2020 - The SCBA will hold the first pre-tournament meeting of the 2020 season Tuesday, February 11th at the First Baptist Church Fellowship hall in Center at 7pm. Anyone interested in joining the club is invited to attend. The first event is scheduled for February 15-16th at San Augustine Park on Lake Sam Rayburn.

Tenaha Special Events Center, Friday, February 7, 2020 –

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Friday saw the Tenaha Tigers Varsity Boys Basketball Team fall to the San Augustine Wolves by a 62-61 score. Earlier in the evening the Lady Tigers fell to the Lady Wolves by a 48-47 score.

The Lady Tigers took an early lead and held a 12-7 advantage over the Lady Wolves at the end of the opening frame. Tenaha held on to a 20-17 lead at the halftime buzzer.

The third quarter saw the Lady Tigers ahead 30-28 going into the final period. The Lady Wolves were able to outscore THS by a 20-17 margin to take the win by a single point.

Tenaha was led by Jonisha Thompson with 19 points, Addy Duncan added 12 points to the Tenaha tally. San Augustine was led by Jatoriya Barnes with 12 points and Lauryn Burrell with 11.

Tenaha is now 20-10 overall and 7-6 in District 22 2A conference action.

The boys varsity game saw the Wolves leading 17-14 at the end of the first stanza. The halftime buzzer saw the two teams go into the locker room with San Augustine holding a thin 32-31 advantage.

SAHS gained a 49-44 cushion by the end of the third quarter. The Tigers gained ground in the final frame but a 3-point buzzer-beater by senior Tijay Thomas-Davis clenched the game for a 62-61 win.

Tenaha was led by Mike Hogg with 19 points. Hayden Jenkins had 14 points and CJ Mays added 11 points to the scoreboard for THS. San Augustine was led by Larry Clifton with 17 points, Jeremiah Watts had 13, and Tijay Thomas-Davis finished the day with 10 points.

The Tigers are 20-7 overall and 7-2 in District 22 2A standings.

Tenaha next heads to Shelbyville on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 and Junior Varsity will tip off at 4:30 p.m. Varsity action will follow.

February 7, 2020 Update - Atention! Attention! Last and final late signup for Joaquin Youth Sports Baseball/Softball is 3-4 pm on Sunday, February 9th at Word of Faith Church. This will be the last signup.


February 4, 2020 - Joaquin Youth Sports Baseball and Softball signups start today, February 4th and Thursday, February 6th from 6-8 pm at Word of Faith Church in Joaquin.

February 5, 2020 - Tenaha High School will begin their baseball season on March 3, 2020 at home with a game against Shelbyville at 4pm. To see the full season schedule, click here

February 5, 2020 - Tenaha Boys Soccer game in New Summerfield this Saturday, February 8th has been cancelled.

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Joaquin High School Rams Gymnasium, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 –

Senior Student Athlete Jesus Bravo signed a college letter of intent to play football for the Northwestern State University Demons at Natchitoches Louisiana. He plans to study and attain a degree while majoring in accounting. Bravo plans to help the Demons team as a place-kicker.

Last season the NSU Demons went 3-9 and were 3-6 in Southland Conference play.

Bravo says he enjoyed friendship and bonds formed at the campus while visiting the there.

He said his favorite memory at Joaquin High School was: “A 37-yard game-winning field goal I kicked against the Carlisle Indians in a playoff game.” (in 2017). He said, “I will miss the bonds I’ve had here at Joaquin.”

Wednesday, Center High School Library –

Center’s Keelan Williams, a senior at Center High School, will be headed to Ouachita Baptist University to study as a Science Major/ Optometrist. She plans to play tennis for the school. OBU is an NCAA Division II University. The OBU Tigers are located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.

Coach Leon Dykes said, “Keelan has been a 4-year tennis player for the Roughriders, she has been a 3-time regional qualifier for us. She led our team to the State Team Semifinals this season. Keelan has also been a co-MVP. I look forward to seeing her compete at the next level.”

Fellow Center Roughrider Alexis Lopez signed an intent-letter to play as a placekicker/punter at Navarro College of Corsicana Texas. Alex will major in Criminal Justice while playing for the Bulldogs.

Alexis stated, “I really enjoyed the visit at the campus and the time with the coaches went well. This school really interested me,”

Roughrider Zacc Smith plans to attend college at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas and play for the Falcons. Zacc will be looked at to play slot-receiver and he will study to acquire an accountant’s degree. He is currently playing basketball for the ‘Riders and is a 4-sport star at CHS.

Timpson Bears Gymnasium on Friday, January 31, 2020 –

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The Timpson Lady Bears varsity basketball team defended their District 22 2A lead by defeating the visiting Tenaha Lady Tigers by a 52-31 score on Friday. The Lady Bears lead the conference with a 10-1 mark with three district games remaining in the season.

Timpson never trailed and led 18-10 at the end of the first quarter. The Lady Tigers still trailed by seven points at halftime with Timpson holding a 24-17 lead.

Timpson milked most of the third period clock down with a 4-corners rotating stall which allowed them to outpace the Lady Tigers 5-2, and extend their lead to 29-19 going into the final period.

Timpson outscored Tenaha 12-5 in the fourth period to take the win.

The Lady Bears were led by Laiton Braddock and Brylee Behrens who each had eleven points. The Lady Tigers were led by Kamari Gray with 8 points.

The Tigers Boys varsity was able to beat the Bears by a 61-40 score. Timpson held a 9-8 advantage at the end of the first stanza. Tenaha outscored Timpson 15-5 points in the second period and the Tigers took a 25-16 advantage into the locker room at the halftime intermission.

By the end of the third period the Tigers were able to gain a 52-33 advantage on the way to the win.

This ended a 3-game winning streak for Timpson who has a 4-5 district standing with five games remaining. The Bears will next travel to San Augustine on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 where district games will tipoff with Junior Varsity at 4:30 p.m. at Wolves Gymnasium.

The Tigers are at 7-1 and atop the district along with Shelbyville who also has just a single loss. Tenaha will host the Martinsville Pirates at the THS Special Events Center next Tuesday, February 4. JV starts at 4:30 p.m.

January 31, 2020 - The Joaquin Rams baseball season starts with the Rams traveling to Waskom on February 25, 2020 for a 6:30pm game time. To see the full baseball season schedule, click here.

January 31, 2020 - The Center Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 2020 Spring Soccer, Softball, and Baseball signups will begin soon.

The ages eligible to sign up for Spring Sports are:

  • Baseball and Soccer - ages 3-14
  • Softball - ages 5-14 

Sign up dates:

  • Friday, January 31 in the Center Middle School Cafeteria from 5-7pm
  • Tuesday, February 4 in the Center Middle School Cafeteria from 5-7pm
  • Friday, February 7 in the Center Middle School Cafeteria from 5-7pm

After February 7th, there will be a $15 late fee added to the registration.

For more information contact Jason Mitchell, City of Center Recreational Director at 936-590-7196.

Parents are encouraged to come by the Recreation office at 645 Malone Drive to sign up also. Office hours are Monday through Friday from  7am until 4pm. If one of the signup dates doesn’t work for you, please come by the office before February 8th to sign up.

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