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Raiders’ win streak over Eagles continues

COMO — Rivalry games. They are guaranteed to give an extra boost of spirit to a football game.

There was plenty of spirit on the field and in the stands at Ron Heflin Field Friday night as the Winnsboro Red Raiders matched up against the hosting Como-Pickton Eagles. Penalties and turnovers were ultimately the downfall of the Eagles as the Red Raiders yet staked another win, 28-17.


Mount Vernon drops first game of season

JEFFERSON — Mistakes and poor field position doomed the Tigers as they lost on the road 31-16 to the Jefferson Bulldogs.

The Tigers were also out-gained 277 to 211 in total yards Friday night.

Both teams made three turnovers.

“We made mistakes, it was like our first game of the year, not the second. We had turnovers and missed assignments,” said Mount Vernon head football coach Karl Whitehurst.


Cumby Trojans fall to Rockwall Christian

ROCKWALL — The Cumby Trojans had a good effort, just not many healthy bodies.

The Trojans, missing at least five starters due to injuries, fell 12-7 to Rockwall Christian Academy Friday night in a non-district football game.

“We still have the five players out hurt. We had a lot of freshmen, sophomores on the field,” admitted Cumby head football coach Ed Perez. “We’re struggling due to a lack of experience. It is really hurting us.”


No. 3-ranked Cumby wins first place

CUMBY — The No. 3 state ranked Cumby Lady Trojans varsity squad added another trophy to their winnings with a first place in the pool play on their own court.


Lewis cut by Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have released defensive lineman Damione Lewis and offensive lineman Eric Ghiaciuc.

Friday's moves came one day before the deadline for teams to reduce their rosters to the regular-season limit of 53 players.

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