January 31, 2019 - The Center Recreation Department is proud to announce that the 2019 Spring Soccer, Softball, and Baseball signups will begin soon.

Where? The Center Middle School Cafeteria

Friday, February 1
Tuesday, February 5
Friday, February 8

All Dates from 5:00 to 7:00pm

Each child must present a Copy of their Birth Certificate. A Medical Form must be signed by their parent or guardian at Sign-Ups. Anyone interested in Coaching or Volunteering, please notify a Board Member at Sign-Ups.

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


El Departamento de Recreación de Center se enorgullece en anunciar que la inscripción para la temporada de primavera 2019 de soccer, softball y béisbol está por comenzar pronto. 

¿Donde? Cafetería de la escuela secundaria de Center

Viernes, 1 de febrero
Martes, 5 de febrero
Viernes, 8 de febrero

En cada fecha de 5:00 a 7:00pm

Para más información favor de comunicarse con Jason Mitchell, Director del Departamento de Recreación para la Ciudad de Center, al número 936-590-7196.

Joaquin Rams Gymnasium, Tuesday, January 19, 2019 –

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Both the Shelbyville Dragons, and the Lady Dragons, varsity basketball teams won District 22 Class 2A games at Joaquin High School on Tuesday. The Lady Dragons defeated the Lady Rams by a 44-27 score. The Dragons never trailed during boys action and took a 79-49 win to end the night’s action.

Girls varsity action started out close in the early going but Shelbyville got back-to-back 3-point shots from Alicia Gaitlin and Jakaitlon Bolton to help boost their advantage to 9-4. The Lady Dragons led 9-6 at the end of the first period and never trailed again during the contest. Shelbyville went on a 6-0 scoring run to start the second quarter and they led Joaquin 20-9 at halftime.

The Lady Dragons were able to extend their lead to 33-20 by the conclusion of the third period. They then outscored the Lady Rams 11-7 in the final period to extend their lead to 44-27 by the end of the contest.

Brooke Elliott led the Lady Dragons with 11 points, other Lady Dragons scoring were, Alicia Gaitlin 10, Jakaitlon Bolton 9, Jasmine Osby 7, Kiana Bennett 3, and Taniya Barnes 2.

Joaquin was led by Victoria Byrd 11, Riley Sherrod 8, Secoya Barnes 4, Kaylea Neal 2, and Lauren Garrett 2.

In varsity boys action Shelbyville got out on top 12-0 by the five minute mark of the first period. Lorenzo Lane ended the Dragons scoring run by sinking the Ram’s first bucket and a free-throw with 4:20 left in the opening period which cut the SHS lead to 12-3. The Dragons held a 23-9 lead at the end of the first quarter. Shelbyville outpaced Joaquin 24-11 during the second stanza and led 47-20 at the midway intermission.

Joaquin gained ground in the third period and outpaced Shelbyville with 22-18 points. This cut the Dragon’s lead to 23 points with the score at 65-42, Shelbyville’s advantage, going into the final frame.

The Dragons offense reignited during the fourth quarter and the Dragons outscored the Rams 14-7 during the final period to balloon their lead to 30 points at 79-49 for the final tally.

Jordan Boykins and Jay Buckley each had 19 points to lead the Dragons offense. Other Dragons in double figures were Jakevian Calhoun 12, Cole Ferguson 11, and Kolby Parker with 10.

The Dragons are now 28-2 for the season and are 10-0 in conference competition. The Dragon and Lady Dragons will host the Timpson Bears at Shelbyville Dragons Gymnasium on Friday, February 1, 2019, at 7 p.m. Sub-varsity play will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Joaquin was led by Lorenzo Lane with a game-high 22 points. Teammate Eleazar Huerta was also in double-figures with 13 points.

The Joaquin varsity teams will travel to Garrison High School next Friday, February 1, 2019, for a 7 p.m. conference matchup with the Bulldogs.

Center High School’s Roughriders Gymnasium, January 25, 2019 –

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Both the Center Roughriders Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball Teams hosted Huntington High School on Friday for District 20 Class 4A competition. The Lady Roughriders fell in a close hard fought battle by a 36-34 score. The Roughriders beat the Red Devils by a 44-36 margin.

Huntington was able to take a 17-11 advantage by the end of the first quarter but the Center Lady ‘Riders defense stiffened and only they only gave up 19 points for the remainder of the contest. Center outscored HHS 5-4 in the second quarter and the two teams headed to the midway intermission with the Lady Roughriders trailing the Lady Red Devils 21-16.

The Lady ‘Riders outpaced Huntington 9-2 in the third stanza and they led Huntington by a narrow 25-24 score. Huntington was able to rally and they outscored Center 10-9 in the final period to take the 36-34 win.

JaKayla Parks led Center scoring 13 points, Jakayla Weathered had 8, Kalei LaRock 6, Malaisha Cartwright 5, and Jasmine Cooks scored two points for the Lady Roughriders.

Jenna Flournoy led the Lady Red Devils with 20 points for the night.

Center is now 20-10 overall for the season and they have a 1-4 conference standing.

Center’s girls and boys varsity teams will travel to Carthage on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 for conference games with the Bulldogs. Sub varsity games will start at 4:30 p.m.

The Roughriders boy’s varsity team moved their mark season to 8-14 and their conference mark to 1-3 with a 44-36 win over Huntington. The ‘Riders trailed the Red Devils 12-9 at the end of the first period. At the halftime break Center had outscored Huntington 14-3 during the second frame and they took a 23-15 lead into the intermission. Five points during the third period by junior Roughriders guard Zacc Smith helped Center outpace Huntington 7-6 and they took a 30-21 lead into the final period of play.

Huntington kept pace with Center in the final quarter of play but they made up little ground in the 44-36 loss.

Jayden Hicks led Center with 17 points and teammate Zacc Smith had 10.

Joaquin Rams Gymnasium, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 –

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The Tenaha Tigers and Lady Tigers varsity basketball teams each took District 22 2A wins at neighboring Joaquin High School on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers first overcame a second half comeback and defeated the Lady Rams by a 47-35 score. The night’s finale saw the Tigers defeat the Rams by a lopsided 94-56 margin despite the Rams going on a 10-0 run near the start of the third quarter.

The Lady Tigers started varsity play by outpacing the Lady Rams 6-0 during the first period. In early second quarter action, Lady Tiger’s junior guard Kia Suell hit a 3-pointer which put Tenaha up 9-0. Joaquin’s freshman guard JJ Bass answered moments later with a 3-pointer which ended the Lady Rams scoring drought with 6:30 minutes left in the second quarter.

Later in the second frame, Lady Tiger junior forward Mya Giles hit two -3 pointers and a field goal to give THS a 19-3 advantage with just over two minutes left in the half. Joaquin Rams junior guard Riley Sherrod scored the last five points of the second period to pull her team closer but Tenaha eventually took a 19-8 lead into the midgame intermission.

Tenaha took a 15-point lead at 31-16 after Giles hit a 3-pointer with less than a minute left in the third stanza but Sherrod was able to hit two buckets for JHS before the buzzer ended the third period. Tenaha took a 31-20 lead into the final quarter.

The fourth period saw Joaquin’s Sherrod and Kennedy Stanley team up for a couple of scores each to give the Lady Rams a 7-0 run to start the period. This cut Tenaha’s lead to four points with a 31-27 score. This however proved to be as close as the game would get.

Tenaha eventually took the 47-35 win and moved their season record to 9-7. Their conference mark is now at 5-3. The Joaquin Lady Rams now are at 9-16 for this season and their league mark sits at 1-9.

Mya Giles led Tenaha with 17 points. Teammate Jasmine Dodd added 10 points to Tenaha’s tally.

Riley Sherrod led Joaquin with 16 points. Kennedy Stanley scored six points for the Lady Rams.

Eleazar Huerta hit a 3-pointer in the first minute of Tuesday’s boys varsity action which gave Joaquin what would prove to be their only lead of the game.  Tenaha’s senior wing Ja’Qualin Franks exploded for 29 first half points, and eventually put up a game-high 35 points to help THS outdistance the hometown Rams. Junior Tigers guard Hayden Jenkins helped the THS tally himself with 22 points for the day.

Tenaha took a 23-13 lead into the start of the second frame and they led 49-29 at halftime.

Joaquin went on a 10-run near the start of the third frame and cut a 20-point Tiger lead to 49-36 but the Tigers  went on a 21-point run which didn’t end till there was just 6:40 left in the final quarter. Tenaha outscored Joaquin 22-19 in the fourth quarter to take the 94-56 win.

Eleazar Huerta led the Rams offensive with 26 points. Teammate Lorenza Lane chipped in 13 points for JHS.

The Tenaha Tigers and Lady Tigers will host the Timpson Bears on Friday, January 25, 2019. JV action will begin at 4:30 p.m. with varsity action to follow.

Joaquin will travel to San Augustine on Friday, January 25, 2019 for conference action beginning at 4:30 p.m. for JV.

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Friday, January 18, 2019, Timpson Bears Gymnasium –

Both Timpson High School’s Varsity Boys and Girls teams took lopsided District 22 Class 2A basketball conference wins over visiting Joaquin on Friday. The Lady Bears beat Joaquin’s Lady Rams by a 54-17 score and the Bear’s beat the Rams by a 55-17 margin.

The Lady Bears gained a lead in the first three minutes of the game and never looked back. They led 20-4 at the end of the first quarter. The second period proved to be a defensive battle as Timpson only outscored Joaquin 6-2, and they extended their lead to 26-6 at the halftime intermission.

The Lady Bears once again outscored the Lady Rams in the third period, by a 19-8 advantage. The score was 45-14 when they headed to the fourth quarter. A 3-pointer by Lady Rams freshman Victoria Byrd proved to be the only points scored for Joaquin in the fourth period as Timpson built their lead to 54-17 by game’s end.

The win improved Timpson’s record to 24-4 overall. Their district mark is 8-1. They lead the conference. Joaquin is now at 9-16 for the season and they are in seventh place in conference standings with a 1-8 mark.

JaKaria Deckard and Harlie Ware each scored 12 points to lead the Lady Bears. Other Timpson players were McKenzie Burgay 7, Claire Johnson 6, Laiton Braddock 6, Brylee Behrens 5, Sara Duke 3, and Tycluna Earl three points.

Victoria Byrd led the Lady Rams with 9 points. Riley Sherrod scored 6, and Kaylea Neal scored two points for Joaquin.

The Timpson Bears Boys Varsity defeated the visiting Joaquin Rams by a 55-17 final score on Friday. The Bears wasted no time as they jumped out to a 15-2 lead by the end of the first period. By halftime Timpson had ballooned their lead over Joaquin to 26-7.

The Bears gained ground in the third stanza by outscoring the Rams 20-8. The fourth period was a defensive battle but Timpson scored 9 points and Joaquin scored 4, which ended the game at 55-17.

The Bears are now 1-3 in District 22 Class 2A play. Joaquin has fell to 0-4 in conference action.

The Lady Rams and Rams Varsity teams will host Tenaha High School next Tuesday January 22, 2019, at 6 p.m.

Timpson will travel to Martinsville on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 for a 6 p.m. tipoff with the Lady Pirates, varsity boy’s action will follow.

January 18, 2019 - Tenaha basketball JV boys will play Saturday, January 19th at the Joaquin Tourney. First game is at 9am and 2nd game is at 2pm. Girls do not play.

January 17, 2019 - The Shelbyville Dragons basketball varsity girls and varsity boys will play against Martinsville on Friday, January 18 at Martinsville with a 6:00pm game time. 

January 17, 2019 - Tenaha ISD announces a game location change for the 7/8th Grade basketball team versus Shelbyville. The game starts at 5pm in Shelbyville.


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Shelbyville Dragons Gymnasium, Tuesday, January 15, 2019 –

The Shelbyville Lady Dragons defended their home court Tuesday by defeating the San Augustine Lady Wolves by a 42-30 score. The Lady Dragons now stand at 6-2 in District 22 Class 2A play and they have a 16-5 overall season record.

TyKevia Blount scored on two fast breaks near the end of the first period to help give Shelbyville a narrow 9-7 lead but a putback shot by Lady Wolf Emily Wolf tied the game at 9-9 to end of the opening frame. Shelbyville was able to get eight points from Forward Brooke Elliot which helped the Lady Dragons gain a 23-15 lead by the halftime break.

The San Augustine defense stiffened during the third stanza and the Lady Wolves outpaced Shelbyville by scoring 7 points during the third frame and they only allowed the Lady Dragons 2 points. This made the game close going into the final period as Shelbyville’s lead was 25-23.

Shelbyville was able to get multiple scores from Elliot and Jasmine Osby to help outpace the Lady Wolves by a 17-7 margin in the fourth quarter. Brooke Elliot led the Lady Dragons with 13 points, teammate Jasmine Osby added nine,  TyKevia Blount 8, Jakaitlyn Bolton 5, Kiana Bennett 3, MicKenzie Murry 2, and Taniya Barnes also scored two points for the Lady Dragons.

Cidacia Clifton led the Lady Wolves with 12 points.

The Lady Dragons will host the Martinsville Lady Pirates on Friday, January 19, 2019 at 5 p.m.

Shelbyville Dragons Gymnasium, Tuesday, January 15, 2019 -

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The Shelbyville Dragons varsity basketball team beat the visiting San Augustine Wolves by a 77-47 score on Tuesday. The Dragons are now 5-0 in District 22 Class 2A play and they are boasting a 23-2 overall record for the season.

Nine first-quarter points by Jordan Boykins helped the Dragon gain a 16-12 advantage by the end of the first quarter. Five steals and five buckets by Dragons points guard Jay Buckley helped the Dragons gain a 34-24 lead by the halftime intermission.

Shelbyville exploded to outscore San Augustine 24-6 in the third period and the Dragons led 61-30 going into the final quarter.

Shelbyville Head Coach David Schmidt emptied the bench in the final stanza but San Augustine made up little ground and took the 77-47, 30-points win.

Jay Buckley had 28 points during the game and led all scorers from both teams. Cole Ferguson and fellow Dragon Jordan Boykins each had 14 points each. Jakevion Calhoun had nine points. Keyshawn McCollister scored four. Four Dragons had two points each, Kutrick Allen, H’Leighen McClelland, Caleb Campbell, and Kolby Parker.

High scorer for San Augustine were JD Holman with 12 points.

The Dragons are looking to return to the Class 2A Texas State Basketball Tournament after going 32-4 last season before falling to Stinnett West Texas in the semifinal round. Stinnett High School eventually defeated Thorndale in the title game for the Class 2A crown.