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Hopkins Co.
Angels again
delayed by rain;
meet Bullard
today at 4 p.m.
    The Hopkins County Dixie 10U Angels opened the Texas State Tournament in Commerce with an impressive 18-0 win Saturday over Palestine.
    Coach Chris Voorheese said  the Hopkins County team was leading Bullard 6-2 when the game went into a rain delay Sunday.

    The game could not be made up Monday due to rain and wet conditions.
    The teams will try to play today.
    The game was tentatively slated to resume today at 4 p.m., weather permitting.
    If Sulphur Springs wins today they play Bonham at 8 p.m. If they lose, they take on Campbell at 8 p.m.
    Voorheese said the Hopkins County team played very well in their shutout win  to begin the tournament.
    Journi Hohenberger, Faith Watkins and Makayla Buchanan have pitched scoreless innings.
    The tournament was originally scheduled to continue in Commerce through Wednesday.

State tourney
opens Friday
with ceremony
    The Dixie Darlings 8U State Softball Tournament will be held at Coleman Park beginning on Saturday.
    Opening ceremonies for the event will be held at 6 p.m. at the SSHS field on Friday.
    The Hopkins County team will represent District 6. A total of 15 teams will be participating in the tournament.
    The teams are from District 1, East Texas and Hemphill, From District 2, Shepard and Liberty, from District 3, Bullard and Lindale, from District 4, Palestine and Fairfield,  from District 5, Honey Grove and Fannin County, from District 6, Franklin County and Winnsboro, from District 7, Diboll and Tri-Cities.
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Basketball teams play in
of Champions
    The summer basketball Tournament of Champions will be July 25-27 at Mount Vernon.
    The cost is $250 per team for a five-game guarantee.
    Last year the teams played eight games.
    Motels are available in Mount Vernon and Mount Pleasant, call or text Bart at

Wildcats hoop

camp draws 60-plus

Dozens of basketballs being dribbled in unison made a thunderous sound as boys basketball camp got underway at Sulphur Springs High School.
    Wildcats head basketball coach Jeremy Josey said close to 70 total campers are participating in the event. He said the campers were eager and enthusiastic.
    The younger group was for students grades 3-8 and went from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    The older students, grades 6-8, are in a division which is held 1:30-4:30 p.m.

— From Staff  Reports




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