The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


September 15, 2012

Lone Oak takes rivalry game, beats Caddo Mills 27-14

GREENVILLE — The Lone Oak Buffaloes and the Caddo Mills Foxes continued their long standing rivalry on Friday night at Ed Locker Stadium.

The steady drizzle that kept fans under umbrellas for most of the game didn’t dampen the efforts of the Lone Oak Buffaloes (2-1), who won bragging rights for another year by defeating the Foxes 27-14.   

Lone Oak won the toss but deferred on the opening kickoff. After the Foxes lost three yards on their first three plays, a Buffalo personal foul penalty gave Caddo Mills a fresh set of downs. Fox quarterback Damian Newby then broke through for 33 yards on the next play, but that would be it. The Buff defense forced the ball over on downs and Lone Oak took over from its 27 with 8:24 left in the first.

Lone Oak quarterback Kyle Crow then led his team on a six-play drive ending with a 17-yard touchdown pass to Kason Freelen. Cody Hardin was good on his PAT, making the score 7-0, which would be the score at the end of the first period.

A wet ball and a wet field kept the Buffaloes on the ground as they began the second quarter. Ty Tolleson carried the ball five times for a total of 23 yards on the drive, reaching the end zone on a 4-yard dash with 7:50 left in the half. Hardin split the uprights again making the score 14-0.

Caddo Mills’ offense was still struggling to get on track and was forced to punt again on its next possession. Lone Oak then had a chance to go up by three touchdowns, driving the ball from its 27-yard line to the Caddo Mills 1-yard line in five plays but the Fox defense forced a fumble and the Foxes regained possession with 4:06 left in the half.

The Foxes were determined to take advantage. Behind some very nice running by Fox running back Daxx Hill, they were able to prevent the shutout. Hill burst up the middle for 52 yards for a Fox touchdown. The score at half was Lone Oak 14, Caddo Mills 6.

The rain continued and both teams traded punts late into the third quarter. With 4:42 left in the third, Tolleson scored his second of three touchdowns of the night on an 11-yard run, making the score 20-6. Tolleson rushed for 212 yards on 22 carries to lead the Buffalo offense.

With 6:23 left in the game, Tolleson put the Buffaloes up by three touchdowns punching the ball in from the 15-yard line. Another Hardin PAT made the score 27-6.

Caddo Mills wasn’t about to lay down though. On the next series, Newby opened up the field, finding Keaton Jones on pass plays of 23 and 12 yards each. Then after a 25-keeper, Newby ran the ball in from the 11-yard line to make the score 27-14 with 1:23 left in the game.

A Fox onside kick attempt landed out of bounds allowing the Buffaloes to run out the clock to secure the win.

Crow completed seven passes on 13 attempts for 123 yards and one TD.

Caddo Mills’s Hill racked up 131 yards of offense and one TD.

The Buffaloes are back home next week for homecoming against Paris Chism, while Caddo Mills plays at Community.


Text Only
  • 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

  • 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

  • Kevin Bowers chip 1.jpg Former Baylor golfers win Monster Ball golf tourney

       Baylor University was well-represented at the third annual Craig Bowers Memorial Monster Ball golf tournament this weekend in Greenville.
      Two teams composed of former Baylor golfers finished first and second after 36 holes at Wright Park Municipal and Oak Creek Country Club.

    June 24, 2014 8 Photos

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
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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