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MG Hornets lose to Quitman

RAINS — The Miller Grove Hornets started slowly and could not recover losing 57-36 to Lucas Lovejoy in the opening day of the Rains basketball tournament.

“We came out intimidated in the first quarter. I thought after that we did a good job. We just gave them too much credit for being good early on and could never catch back up,” said Miller Grove Hornets head basketball coach Gary Billingsley.

The Hornets are 7-4 for the year. Their next game at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Rains tournament.


Miller Grove  1 19 10 6 —36

Lucas Lovejoy 18 16 8 15 —57

Miller Grove- Andrew Steele 14, Cayle Watson 6, Patrick Covington 4, Tim Heijligers 3, Ryan Dougan 3, Colton Baylus 3, Alex Craze 3.

Quitman JV downs Cumby JV

The Cumby Trojans fell in junior varsity action against Quitman, 56-17.

The Cumby squad had trouble scoring with Anthony Ringenberg earning top honors with four points in the game.

The team plays today against Yantis at 2:30 p.m.


Cumby 11 6 11 15 —43

Quitman 13 12 16 15 —56

Cumby - Chanler Waters 3, Noah Dyer 2, Dustin Deer 3, Anthony Ringenberg 4, Nathan Spillers 1, Arsenio Ugalde 2, Josephn Fisher 2.

Cumby Lady

Trojans lose

to Big Sandy

FRUITVALE — The Cumby Lady Trojans were edged 50-43 Thursday in the opening round of the Fruitvale tournament.

Laura Oviedo had 18 points, seven rebounds and two steals in a losing cause. Courtney Crumpton also played well for Cumby with 11 points and nine boards.

The Lady Trojans continue in the event, taking on Dallas A+ at 3 p.m. today.


Cumby   11 6 11 15 —43

Big Sandy 8 13 18 11 —50

Cumby -  Demi Newson 5, Breanna Gay 3, Ashley Anderson 4, Laura Oviedo 18, Courtney Crumpton 11, Candice Horrocks 2.


Baseball tryouts slated for East Texas Academy

The East Texas Baseball Academy, formally the Sulphur Springs Baseball Academy, is expanding its operation to all of the outlying communities.


Meredith’s death ‘shocks’ MV -- ‘Dandy’ Don still remains hometown hero in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON — There’s a hole in the heart of Mount Vernon with the death of “Dandy” Don Meredith.

Meredith, 72, died Sunday of a brain hemorrhage at 6:17 p.m. at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Sante Fe, N.M.


Wildcats, Lady Cats in tournament play

The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats will resume play Thursday morning in pool play of the Edgewood Tournament.

They will take on Hawkins at 8:30 a.m. and then play the host team, Edgewood, at 1:30 p.m. Depending on how they finish in their pool, the Lady Cats will play either Friday evening in the consolation bracket or Saturday in the championship bracket.


Area Basketball Roundup

Lone Oak defeats Cumby

The Cumby Lady Trojans were downed by the Lone Oak Lady Buffs in recent hoop action 50-27.

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