Farmersville playoff rally falls short
Farmersville gave Daingerfield all they could handle, but came up just short in a 41-35 football playoff loss on Friday at Wildcat Stadium.
The Farmers (7-5) were down 41-35 with 1:12 left in the Class 2A Division I Region II area contest. Facing fourth and nine, Cole Anderson’s pass to Caleb Twyford was ruled incomplete as he went to the ground.
Leonard, Titus run past Blooming Grove
Solomon Titus rushed for 255 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries to power the Leonard Tigers to a 35-21 football playoff victory over Blooming Grove on Friday.
Titus scored on dashes of 57, 36 and 1 yard as the 9-3 Tigers claimed the Class 2A Division II area playoff. Leonard advances to the regional round to play District 7-2A rival S&S Consolidated in a rematch. S&S slipped by Leonard 22-16 at Leonard on Nov. 8. S&S won its area playoff over Tolar, 28-6.
Lions invited to play in inaugural Live United Bowl
Texas A&M University-Commerce has been invited to play in the inaugural Live United Bowl in Texarkana, Ark. against the Great American Conference's Harding University (8-2).
Community beats Greenville Lady Lions
The Community Lady Braves limited Greenville to single digits in each of the first three quarters on the way to a 40-27 basketball victory over the Lady Lions on Tuesday night in the Lions Den.
Taylor Smith scored seven points, Lauryn Bruffett and Madison Pendill each added six apiece as the Lady Braves raised their record to 3-1 on the season.
Four local teams remain in football playoffs
Four local football teams remain alive following the first week of high school playoff games.
Farmersville, Leonard, Boles and Fannindel are headed to the second round of the University Interscholastic League playoffs.
Greenville Christian School drops playoff game
Greenville Christian School dropped its six-man football playoff game on Saturday, falling 60-14 to the Abilene Christian Panthers.
Will Martens threw for touchdown of 50 and 40 yards to receivers Andy Henderson and Brandon Nail.
Pretei Lemo converted one of the kicks.
Eastern New Mexico spoils A&M-C's regular season finale
Eastern New Mexico (7-3, 5-1 in the LSC) continued its resurgent season by rushing for 276 total yards and holding the ball for more than 40 minutes, defeating Texas A&M University-Commerce (7-4, 2-4) 42-35 in the Lions’ regular season football finale.
Greenville Lions drop season opener
Prosper spoiled the Greenville Lions’ season debut in basketball on Wednesday night, handing them a 56-41 loss.
“We had a very slow start,” said Lions coach Marcus Smith. “It was 16-0 before we scored. Then we outscored them after that.”
A&M-Commerce wins home basketball opener
Texas A&M University-Commerce (3-0) played an aggressive style of defense and hit 12 3-pointers to defeat Southern Arkansas (1-1) 92-86 in the Lions’ home basketball opener.
Ten local teams head to playoffs
The Greenville Lions have finished the 2013 football season but 10 teams from the local area are continuing their seasons in the playoffs, including two teams from Greenville.
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