The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


September 29, 2013

Royse City spoils Greenville Lions' homecoming


GREENVILLE — Turnovers haunted the Greenville Lions in a 30-14 homecoming football loss to the Royse City Bulldogs on Friday night.

The Lions threw four interceptions, lost one fumble and also fumbled in the end zone leading to a safety as they remained winless for the season at 0-4.

Royse City scored 23 points off two Greenville turnovers, plus the end zone fumble, to snap a nine-game losing streak and go 1-3 for the season in the District 13-4A opener.

It was the Lions’ 34th straight loss though Greenville outgained Royse City 270-190 in total yardage and had a 19-13 advantage in first downs.

Greenville Christian 38,

Campbell 33

  CAMPBELL — Greenville Christian School rallied from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat Campbell 38-33 in six-man football on Friday.

  Quarterback Will Martens led the GCS comeback. Andy Henderson caught three touchdown passes. Brandon Nail ran for a pair of touchdowns.

 GCS improved to 3-2 for the season.

Jacob Camp produced three scoring plays for 1-4 Campbell, including a 38-yard pass to Daniel Mothersell and a 9-yard touchdown toss to Chris Wilson.

Boles 35,

Detroit 14

  QUINLAN — The Quinlan Boles Hornets ran over the Detroit Eagles 35-14 at Kevin Kiper Memorial Stadium Friday night on homecoming.

  Boles is now 5-0 for the season while Detroit falls to 2-3.

  Ross Bostick was crowned homecoming king and Mallory Lee was crowned homecoming queen.

  Boles scored first as Devan Harris raced 38 yards for a touchdown to put the Hornets. Harris carried 17 times for 222 yards and two touchdowns.

Celeste 45,

Blue Ridge 28

  BLUE RIDGE — The Celeste Blue Devils, trailing by 16 points at the half, engineered a second half comeback Friday night that left the Blue Ridge Tigers stunned by a 45-28 loss. 

  The Blue Devils scored 32 unanswered second half points to bring their record to 3-2 on the season.   They face the Detroit Eagles next week on the road.

  Blue Ridge, now 1-4, received the opening kickoff and scored on a 65-yard drive capped by a 6-yard touchdown pass from sophomore quarterback Ty Agan to wide receiver Brevin Wiggins.

  Celeste linebacker Keith Lynch set up the Blue Devils’ first touchdown with an interception. The Blue Devils scored on a 24-yard touchdown run by running back Traylon Phillips but missed the extra point.

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      Each summer the Greenville Lions’ coaching staff goes through a transition phase as some coaches move on to other schools and new coaches are hired to take their place.
      This summer is no exception. There’s changes in the coaching staffs for the boys and girls programs that’ll involve the football, volleyball, boys soccer, powerlifting and softball teams.

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      His nickname in Greenville is “Pee Wee,” but Oliver Hale is a big man on the tennis court and in the kitchen.
      Hale, who is a 1971 graduate of Greenville High School, won three medals at the 2014 Transplant Games of America recently in Houston while competing in the 60-and-over age category. He won a gold medal in men’s doubles, a silver in men’s singles and a bronze in mixed doubles along with playing partner Irena Bucci.

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    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

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    Two former Greenville schools are now officially recognized for their accomplishments in sports through new signage at the T. A. “Cotton” Ford Stadium.

    July 12, 2014 2 Photos

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    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0000066_official_dixie_softball_patch_300.jpg Commerce to host Dixie Softball tournament

    The city of Commerce has partnered with the Dixie Softball to host the Darlings and the Debs Softball State Tournament at the Eddie Moore Sports Complex again this year.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Campbell Lady Indians listen 1.jpg Coach Steve Guffey touched many lives

      Steve Guffey was a true sportsman in every sense of the word.
      Guffey, who died on Saturday at the age of 50, was a standout athlete and coach, who was also an avid golfer, angler and hunter. He was an educator. teacher, mentor and a friend to many who’ve been paying their tributes online and at candlelight vigils on Sunday in Ladonia and on Monday in Campbell.  Guffey’s memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Campbell High School gymnasium, where he coached the Lady Indians’ basketball team the past 12 years.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jason Burton.JPG A&M-Commerce hires Burton as women’s basketball coach

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    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lone Oak, Caddo Mills softball players make all-state team

      Two players from Lone Oak and one from Caddo Mills earned second-team honors on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 2A all-state softball team.

    July 1, 2014

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      Two teams composed of former Baylor golfers finished first and second after 36 holes at Wright Park Municipal and Oak Creek Country Club.

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