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The Fox Box: County wide sports updates
Area schools are hooping it as non-conference basketball play continues. Jacksonville Indians travel to Nacogdoches for Central Heights tournament The Jacksonville...
The Fox Box: County wide sports updates
Friday night lights shone a little dimmer this last week as the final area team fell out of play for the 2018 season. The Troup Tigers fell to the Newton Eagles, squashing...
The Fox Box: County wide sports updates
Friday night lights are slowly merging into hoops and three pointers as area teams transition from football to basketball season. One county team however, continues to...
Eagles fall to Pirates Pittsburg Pirates claim Area Championship...
The Rusk Eagles travelled to Allen on Friday night in hopes of bringing home a win against the Pittsburg Pirates and the Area Championship title....


End of the road… Alto Yelowjackets knocked out of playoffs by...
For the second time this season, the Alto Yellowjackets felt the sting of losing to the Garrison Bulldogs. This time, it was the end of the line,...


The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
Troup continues winning streak The Troup Tigers continue to prove they are a powerhouse on the field with their latest win against the Arp Tigers, 48-6. Troup quarterback...
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New Summerfield Hornet Collin Wilkerson dunks the basketball unopposed during Friday night’s season opening game against the Kennard Tigers. Hornets win season opening game
The New Summerfield Hornets christened their new coliseum with a 65-44 win over the Kennard Tigers Friday, Nov. 9, marking a good beginning to the...


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Lady Eagles volleyball team members named to All-District are, from left to right, front row, Jamyah Anderson, Madi Devlin, Addison Norton, Jillian West and Mary Fletcher. Back row, Jeylei Wick, Kailee Millsap, Faith Long, Haley Hancock, Lauren Boudreaux and Merle Besson. Rusk Lady Eagle volleyball team members named all district
The Rusk Lady Eagles ended their 2018 volleyball season with a 15-20 record overall and 4-4 for district with several team members receiving...


Courtesy Photo Indians play final game of season Lindale Eagles defeat Indians 36-34
By Aaron Swink Contributing Sports Writer The Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians came into Friday night’s season finale playing for pride at...


Photo by Beverly Milner Alto blanks Union Grove 34-0, ‘Mean Sting’ enters playoff race...
For the second week in a row, Alto blanked its opponent, shutting down Union Grove 34-0. The Yellowjacket Mean Sting defensive doomsday machine...


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A signing ceremony was held on Thursday, Nov. 1 at Rusk High School for senior Andrew Gates. Gates, a pitcher for the Rusk Eagles baseball team received a full scholarship to Central Alabama Community College. Gates will start at CACC in the fall 2019 semester. Pictured are, sitting from left to right, Rusk High School coach Robert Ellis, Andrew Gates, Landon Gates, Austin Gates and Lilly Gates. Standing are Andrew’s parents, Theresa and Ronny Gates. Gates signs with CACC
Rusk High School senior Andrew Gates has taken his first step on the path to baseball greatness. Gates began playing baseball at the age of...


The Fox Box: county wide sports updates
With just a few games left of regular season play, and district games looming, local teams are giving it their all and making those final pushes. Panthers fall to...
Rusk Eagles take on Canton Eagles: Rusk secures third win of the...
The Rusk Eagles seem to have found their grove as their winning streak continues. Friday night’s game marked the third straight win for Rusk. In a...


Photo by Savana Dover Alto annihilates Hawkins 55-0: ‘Mean Sting’ defense negates Hawks’...
It was Alto’s best overall game performance in years—and hopefully Hawkins’ worst. Between an unforgiving offense and an unremitting defense, the...


Indians claim victory over Tigers
The Jacksonville Fightin’ Indians came out firing on all offensive, and most defensive, cylinders on Friday night. Sparked by the running and...