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Local Sports Round up 10/1/14; Squirrel season opens today

There’s only one scheduled football game Friday night in Shelby County as the Joaquin Rams go to the Timpson Bears. This will be our Shelby County Game of the Week on Q-100 KQBB. The Center Roughriders will kick-off Dist. 6 4-A, Div. II at Spring Hill on Oct. 10, the Shelbyville Dragons start district hosting Joaquin next week, and the Tenaha Tigers begin district play at Maude Oct. 10. The San Augustine Wolves also have an off week and will have their district opener next week at West Sabine, and the Garrison Bulldogs are idle and will open district Oct. 10 at Hemphill. The Logansport Tigers travel to Ringgold this Friday night to open district.


There will be some sub-varsity football games Thursday.


The Center Middle School Roughriders will be playing two games against Rusk starting at 4:30 p.m. at Roughrider Stadium.


The Shelbyville Jr. High 7th & 8th grade Dragon teams will play San Augustine Thursday starting at 5 p.m. at Dragon Stadium. Meanwhile, the Dragon JV will play at Joaquin beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday.


Also Thursday, Timpson Junior High will go to Joaquin Jr. High starting at 5:30 p.m.


In volleyball, the Lady Riders are scheduled to be in Jasper for a 5 p.m. district match Friday, while the Timpson Lady Bears go to Beckville in a district match starting at 4:30 p.m. Friday.


The 3rd annual CASA 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for Saturday morning in Center, and will begin at 7 a.m. with the walk, followed by the run at 7:30 a.m. For questions contact Patty Watkins at 936-591-9553.


By the way, squirrel season opens today and will continue through Feb. 22, 2015. Also, in case you hunters didn’t know the general gun deer season opens one month from today, Nov. 1 and runs through Jan. 4, 2015.