Sports

Fri
18
Dec

Eagles over Anderson Shiro 47 - 42

By Bobby Batson

The Hearne Eagles downed the Anderson Shiro Owls 47-42 for their first win of the season last Friday in a home contest. It was a tight defensive effort by both teams as baskets were hard to come by on either end. 

 

Fri
11
Dec

Lady Mustangs Bounce Buckholts

By Bobb y Batson

The Mumford Lady Mustangs broke into the win column as they doubled the Buckholts Lady Badgers 40-20 on Tuesday, December 1 in Mumford. It was a big win for the ladies as this is the first ladies team in three years for Mumford and they had already dropped four games this season. The Lady Mustangs liked the taste of victory and last Friday night and downed the Lady Bulldog JV of North Zulch 35-18 for their second win of the season.

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Fri
11
Dec

Mustangs Take Third Place in Tourney

By Bobb y Batson

Mumford’s Mustangs took part in the Little River-Academy Tournament this past weekend, December 3-5, and came away with a third place trophy against some very tough area competition. The Mustangs won three games and lost two in the tournament to improve their season record to 7-2. Previous to the weekend tournament, the Mustangs drubbed the AAA West Trojans 72-55 last Tuesday, December 1 in Mumford.

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Fri
11
Dec

Eagles showing improvement

By Bobb y Batson

Despite their shaky start, Coach Andrew Daily reports that the Eagles are showing progress and that the younger players are starting to understand that they need to pick up the tempo to be able to compete at the varsity level. “For most of our players, these have been their first varsity games, and they have been playing against veteran teams who have players with several years of varsity competition.” Coach Daily adds, “The scores might not indicate it, but they are improving and learning.”

Fri
04
Dec

Mustangs open with a win

By Bobby Batson

The Mumford Mustang boys basketball team has opened the 2015-16 basketball season on a positive note by dominating their first three opponents and jumping off to a 3-0 start. “We are working to develop team chemistry and confidence this early in the season and so far the team works well together,” reports head coach Blaine Davis.

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Fri
04
Dec

Eagles have just begun

By Bobby Batson

The Hearne Eagles opened the season with a heartbreaking loss to the Snook Blue Jays 55-54 in Snook, on Monday, November 23. What made the opening loss so difficult was that the Eagles had mounted a heroic comeback after trailing by 17 points at the half and tying the game 54-54 with less than a minute remaining. 

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Thu
26
Nov

Ready, set, and hoop

By Michael Cotton
 
After having to cancel several earlier games because of conflicts in scheduling with the volleyball and football playoffs, Trojan guard Jaylonn Walker said it felt good to get back on the court playing her favorite game. Walker was fresh off being named 1st Team All- District in Volleyball for the 2015 season. It was a season that saw the Lady Trojans make the playoffs and capture a Bi-District title before bowing out in the Area Round. 

 

Thu
26
Nov

Lady Eagles drop one to Centerville

By Bobby Batson
 
Centerville’s Lady Tigers didn’t let the cold weather affect their shooting as they jumped on the hosting Lady Eagles in the first quarter and cruised to a 51-33 victory this past Saturday morning. (Originally scheduled for Friday night, the game was moved because Centerville’s football team had a playoff game.) The Lady Tigers were hot from the outside, hitting five three-pointers during the game to build and hold on to their early lead. 

 

Thu
26
Nov

FEAR THIS

By Bobby Batson
 
As the 2015-16 boys’ basketball season opened this week, Coach Andrew Daily claims that he is “excited about the possibilities for this year’s team,” and that they have “great potential because of their quickness, ability and unity.” “I’m ready to get this season started!” he adds. 
 
 
Fri
20
Nov

Lady Eagles snooker Snook 36-34

By Bobby Batson

Hearne’s Lady Eagles were unable to score on their final possession as the last seconds ticked off the clock and Snook held on to win 36-34 last Tuesday evening in the Hearne gym. It was the first loss for the Eagles and makes their record 2-1 for the season. 

 

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