The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


September 29, 2013

Royse City spoils Greenville Lions' homecoming



GREENVILLE — Farmersville 51,

Sunnyvale 48

  FARMERSVILLE — Farmersville’s Erik Patino nailed a 19-yard field goal with just seconds left to beat Sunnyvale 51-48 in the District 6-2A Div. I opener.

  Farmersville (3-2, 1-0) outscored Sunnyvale (4-1, 0-1) 31-27 in the second half, after trailing 21-20 at the end of two quarters.

  Both offenses got off to a quick start and both teams continued to trade scores for most of the game.

  Farmersville’s Cole Anderson and Sunnyvale’s Ryan Cottingame each had 70-yard touchdown tosses in the second quarter.

  Darrin Pennington contributed to the fourth quarter scoring onslaught by Farmersville, with touchdown runs of 76 and 17 yards. Each team finished with more than 500 yards of total offense.

Van Alstyne 35,

Caddo Mills 27

  CADDO MILLS — Van Alstyne feasted on four Caddo Mills turnovers to take a 35-27 victory and go 3-2 for the season in the District 6-2A opener on Friday night at Ed Locker Stadium.

  Caddo Mills, now 1-4, took the opening kickoff at its own 31 and went on a time-comsuming, 18-play drive behind the running of quarterback Erik Richards and running back David Chandler.

  Twice in this drive the Foxes went for the first down on fourth and one and again on fourth and two. Richards had a pass tipped at line of scrimmage and then caught by lineman Matt Coker for five yards to the Van Alstyne 15. Richards then found Dan Willner for the 15-yard touchdown at the 2:52 mark of the first quarter. Andrew Taylor added the PAT.

  Caddo Mills held the Panthers and started another long drive which ended at the Van Alstyne 33 when the Foxes lost a fumble. The Panthers then went a scoring drive behind the running of Terry Lawrence and quarterback Alex Phillips. Lawrence got the touchdown on a 26-yard burst over the right side with 7:18 left in the half. Matt Perez made the first of five PATs to tied the score at 7-7.

Caddo Mills had another drive covering 67 yards to score with 22 seconds to go in the half. Richards got the last yard with a push over the middle of the line. Taylor again added the PAT to put the Foxes up 14-7 at halftime.

Text Only
  • A&M-Commerce spiker earns top preseason honor

      Amy Davault earned top honors on offense as Texas A&M University-Commerce was ranked fifth in a Lone Star Conference preseason volleyball poll.
      Davault, who is a 5-10 senior from Houston Jersey Village, captured the offensive player of the year in voting conducted among the LSC’s coaches, sports information directors and various members of the media.

    August 2, 2014

  • A&M-C defender earns top conference honor

      Texas A&M University-Commerce defensive lineman Charles Tuaau earned top honors, while the Lions were picked to finish sixth in the Lone Star Conference in preseason voting conducted by the league.
      Tuaau claimed the preseason Defensive Player of the Year award for the LSC following a record-setting season in 2013 for the 7-5 Lions. Tuaau set school records for tackles for losses in a game (five) and season (25), plus for most sacks in a season (12 1/2). The 6-5, 310-pound senior from Wahiawa, Hawaii finished with 59 total tackles as he was selected as the J.V. Sikes Defensive Player of the Year in the conference as well as the defensive lineman of the year.

    August 1, 2014

  • Greenville Lions' coaching staff lineup changes

      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.

    July 25, 2014

  • Oliver Hale three medals.jpg Hail to the winner of three medals at Transplant Games

      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.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Colby Carthel Free youth football camp planned

    Second year Texas A&M University – Commerce Head Coach Colby Carthel and his coaching staff will be the directors of a free A&M Commerce Youth Football Camp.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carver.jpg Officially for the record

    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

  • LeBron_James_18112009_1.jpg LeBron: I'm heading back to Cleveland

    Before anyone ever cared where I would play basketball, I was a kid from Northeast Ohio.

    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

    Lion women’s basketball experienced a homecoming of sorts on April when athletics director Ryan Ivey announced Jason Burton as the eighth women’s basketball coach in program history.

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Featured Ads

Does Dallas head coach Jason Garrett need for the Cowboys to make the playoffs during the 2014 football season to keep his job?

Who knows with Jerry Jones as owner?
     View Results
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Real Estate News