January 7, 2021 - Taekwondo students at Self Defense America tested for new ranks. At the exam students are tested on their knowledge and skills. Once they have successfully completed the exam they received new strikes, blocks, kicks, stances, terminology and self defense.

The students who passed their exam were: Halee Green (Yellow), Ethan Castillo (Brown), Gwen Wagner (Yellow), Wyatt Foster (Yellow), Jaxx Fisher (Yellow), Carlos Lara Cervantes (Blue), Hunter Gibson (Black/White), Andrew Petry (Yellow), and Zachary Payne (Red). Congratulations to all of you for a job well done.

San Augustine High School on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 –

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Tuesday’s District 23 2A basketball competition saw the varsity girls and boy’s teams from Tenaha take wins from hometown San Augustine.

Girl’s conference play saw the Lady Tigers jump out to an 18-12 lead by the end of first quarter. San Augustine outpaced THS 13-8 in the third stanza so Tenaha’s lead was cut to 26-25 by the midway point of the contest.

The game stayed close in the third frame and an offensive boost by Tenaha near the end of the quarter saw THS lead 36-33 going into the final period.

When the dust settled Tenaha had escaped with a 46-44 win.

Boys varsity action would also be close and hard fought. The Tigers looked to have pulled away early as they led 19-9 at the end of the first period and 34-22 at the halftime break.

 The third period saw San Augustine fight back and get to within seven points of tying the game with 3:44 left. Tenaha went on a run and built a 57-38 lead by the end of the third quarter.

The Tigers eventually staved off another SAHS comeback and they took a 68-58 win.

The Lady Tigers and Tigers will have another district contest at home on Monday, January 12, 2021. Junior varsity action tips off at 4:30 p.m. with varsity play to follow.

January 5, 2020 - The Tenaha Tigers' soccer season is underway! The girls team started off the season with a win against Palestine Westwood 4-0.

The boys and girls will travel to Brownsboro on Thursday, January 7 with games starting at 5:30pm and then 7:00pm. To view the full 2020-21 schedule, click here.

January 4, 2021 - Center HS Basketball Changes, CMS Home Basketball Press Release

CHS Basketball Changes

  • January 5, 2021 - Lady Riders will be traveling to Rusk. Game starts at 5pm. Varsity only.  
  • January 8, 2021 - No fans will be allowed to attend the Lady Riders Basketball vs Jasper game in Jasper
  • January 22, 2021 - Lady Riders and Riders Basketball vs Rusk is now a home game. Game start at 5pm
  • February 9, 2021 - Riders Basketball vs Rusk will be traveling to Rusk. Game starts at 5pm 

CMS Basketball Home Game

Middle School Basketball Patrons, please note the following requirements for Middle School basketball home games:

  • All guests will be required to wear a face covering while at the event. You will not be allowed to enter without a face covering.

Executive Order GA-29 , regarding face coverings, applies to all UIL activities effective July 3, 2020. This includes the 2020-2021 school year. As the public health situation changes, and/or if subsequent Executive Orders are issued by Governor Greg Abbott, these guidelines may be further modified.

Exceptions to the wearing of face coverings or face shields include:

o Any person with a medical condition or disability that prevents wearing a face covering;
o While a person is consuming food or drink;
o When a congregating group of persons maintains at least 6 feet of social distancing; or
o Any other reason or circumstance indicated under Executive Order GA-29.

  • Social distancing will be required in the bleachers. Yellow tape is used to mark non-seating areas. Please only sit in allowable areas.
  • Individuals who are confirmed to have, suspected of having, are experiencing symptoms of, or have been in close contact with an individual who has been confirmed to have COVID-19 should not enter the facility.
  • We will follow all UIL guidelines for game attendance including the 50% capacity requirement. Therefore only family members of players will be allowed to attend. Students without a guardian will not be allowed to enter so that we have enough room for parents and family members.

CMS Lady Rider basketball games will be played in split gyms to allow for social distancing at games, The 7B & 8B games will be played at the intermediate gym while the 7A & 8A games will be played at the middle school gym. Games will start at 5:00 on Thursday, 1/7/21 with the 2nd games beginning immediately after the 7th grade games.

Thank you,
Amber Mathews
Interim Principal, Center Middle School

January 4, 2021 - On October 31, 2020 The Lil' Dragons at Self Defense America tested for new ranks. Theses students performed strikes, blocks, kicks and board breaks to move to their next ranks. We are pleased with their progress.

Photos in order from top left: Sydney Scrimsher - purple stripe, Benjamin Wagner - Purple stripe, Ryan Moody - purple stripe and Korbyn Mikesh - yellow stripe, Asher Collins - Yellow stripe, Dylan Castillo - Yellow stripe and Archer Green - Orange stripe.

Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Tenaha Special Events Center –

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The Tenaha Lady Tigers, and the Tigers, each took District 23 2A wins at home on Saturday as they competed in varsity basketball competition with visiting Timpson High School.

The Lady Tigers found themselves tied 12-12 with the Lady Bears at the end the first quarter of play.

Tenaha built a 4-point lead by the midway point of the second period and took a 27-21 lead into the intermission at the halftime break.

The Lady Tigers offense really got rolling in the third stanza as they outpaced the Lady Bears by a 15-6 margin. Tenaha took a 42-27 advantage into the final frame. Ultimately the Lady Tigers took a 56-41 conference win. The win moved their season mark to 10-1 and their District 23 record is at 3-0.

The Lady Bears conference mark is at 2-1 and they are 6-4 overall for the season.

Alisa Dodd led the Lady Tigers with 17 points. McKenna Wynn led Timpson with a 16-point outing.

In boys varsity play the Tenaha Tigers led 19-10 at the end of the first period. They led 28-22 at the midway break. Each team held their ground in the third stanza as they both scored 13 points apiece. They Tigers led 41-35 going into the final quarter. The final score saw Tenaha holding a 55-42 advantage.

Pooh Moore led Tenaha with 19 points. Tre Keggler added 14 points to the Tigers tally. Terry Bussey led Timpson with 12 points for the day.

Tenaha is 2-4 for the season and they hold a 1-1 District 23 2A mark. Timpson is at 4-4 this year and 1-1 in conference play.

Tenaha will go to San Augustine High School on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 where JV and Varsity will play and JV will tip off at 4:30 p.m.

Timpson will host Joaquin High on Tuesday with JV tipping off at 4:30 p.m. and Varsity following.

Center Roughriders Gymnasium on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 –

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The Center Roughriders Varsity Boys Basketball Team defeated the West Orange Stark Mustangs by a 53-47 score on Wednesday. The game was a close non-conference affair which saw West Orange Stark leading by a 14-12 score at the end of the opening stanza.

 By the halftime intermission Center had earned a one-point lead at 23-22. The Mustangs had overtaken the Roughriders in the third frame and led by three points with seconds left in the period but a 3-pointer by Emonte Cross tied the game at 37-37 going into the final period.

The fourth quarter saw Center outpace WOHS by a 16-10 point margin to earn the win.

Jamarion Evans led CHS with 21 points. Cross was also in double figures with a 10 point outing.

Mustang Tre Wardlow had 20 points for the day.

 Center will next travel to Jacksonville High School on Saturday, January 2, 2020 for boys pre-district action which will include 9th grade, JV and Varsity action which begins at noon.

Gary Bobcats Gymnasium on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 –

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Both JV and Varity Tenaha Tigers Boys and Girls basketball teams from Tenaha High School competed at Gary High School on Tuesday for District 23 Class 2A competition.

The THS Girls Junior Varsity took a 27-11 win to start the night and the second game of the evening saw the THS JV Boys team win by a narrow 23-22 margin.

Girls Varsity play saw the Lady Tigers jump out to a 10-1 lead at the 3:20 mark of the first quarter. They took a 12-4 lead into the second stanza. By halftime Tenaha led the Gary Lady Bobcats 30-10. Tenaha took a 41-12 lead into the final period and eventually came away with a 54-25 win.

Alisa Dodd led the Lady Tigers with 14 points and Kamari Gray scored 11 for the night.

 Tenaha will next Play at Timpson High School on Saturday, January 2, 2020 with sub-varsity kicking off the day at 1 p.m. and varsity action to follow.

Boys Varsity competition saw the Bobcats come away with a 47-36 conference win over the Tigers.

Tenaha never held the lead and trailed by as much as 20 points. THS found themselves behind Gary 14-8 at the end of the first period and they trailed 25-11 at the halftime intermission. They were behind GHS 36-16 at the end of the third stanza.

December 29, 2020 - To buy basketball tickets for Timpson High School use the QR Code and the below instructions. Players will get access to tickets in advance of the games. The public will get access 3 days prior to the games.

Players will be allowed 4 tickets for home games and 2 for away. Their early access code is their student ID number.

There are still several tickets for today's games vs. San Augustine at Timpson ISD Event Center.

First Time Buyers:

- Visit and click “Sign Up” in the upper right corner
- Fill in the prompted information and press submit to create an account
- An activation email will be sent to you, click the link within the email and your account will be activated!
- Once account is activated, you can log into your account and follow the steps below:

To Purchase Tickets:

1. Go to the event webpage
2. Select the quantity from the type of tickets you wish to purchase.

- If you were provided an access code, select "Click Here to Enter PROMO" and you will be able to input your access code to get to your tickets
- IF you are on your mobile phone, you must scroll within the ticket box to see all tickets. To select a quantity, you must click on the white quantity box and scroll within the quantity box to see all numbers.

3. Click "BuyTickets"
4. Enter the ticket buyer and credit card information.
5. Select "Pay Now"
6. Click "GO TO MY TICKETS" on this page or go to your email to view your tickets
7. Your current orders will appear. Select “View Order”.
8. Select “Download Tickets”. You can print them, or you can download them onto your mobile device to bring to the event.

*****PLEASE NOTE*****

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Hemphill Hornets Gymnasium on Monday, December 28, 2020 –

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The Center Lady Roughriders Varsity Basketball Team took an impressive 61-27 win on the road against the Hemphill lady Hornets on Monday. The non-district win improved Center’s record to 6-3.

Center gained the lead early and never looked back as they had gained a 21-9 by end of the first quarter and a 32-14 lead at halftime. By the conclusion of the third period CHS held a 41-17 lead.

Three CHS players ended the day in double figures, JaKayla Parks led the team with 26, May Johnson added on 15 and Alex Patton finished with 11. Others scoring for Center were: Shakadria Hubbard 4, Kiddra Harper 3 and Gracie Whisenat with 2 points.

The Lady ‘Riders JV and Varsity teams are next scheduled to play at Hallsville High School at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020. The Lady Roughriders will begin District 17 4A play on January 5, 2020 with a home game with the Rusk Lady Eagles.