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Local Sports Round up 10/6/14; Harold Allen named as inductee to Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

Last Friday’s high school football, one game in Shelby County as the Joaquin Rams win their third straight to improve to 3-2, with a 36-12 victory over the 0-4 Timpson Bears.


Other results, the Logansport Tigers opened district with a 40-0 win over Ringgold, Ennis over Nacogdoches, 57-26, Lufkin defeats Whitehouse, 52-45, Hardin-Jefferson over Tatum, 21-14, Corrigan-Camden beats Diboll, 64-35, West Sabine over Hull-Daisetta, 52-28, and Crockett beats Shepherd, 39-28.


All local teams will be involved in district action this Friday night.

The Center Roughriders will kick-off Dist. 6 4-A, Div. II at Spring Hill, the Joaquin Rams go to the Shelbyville Dragons, the Tenaha Tigers go to Maude, the Timpson Bears go to Mt. Enterprise, the San Augustine Wolves head to West Sabine, and the Garrison Bulldogs open district at Hemphill. Meanwhile, LaSalle will be in Logansport.


Central Arkansas defeats SFA, 49-39 in the Southland Conference football opener Saturday night.


Veteran East Texas bass pro and Toledo Bend fishing guide, Harold Allen of Shelbyville, was recently named as a 2015 inductee to the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame.


The 69-year old Allen is a Skeeter pro, and is recognized as a fierce competitor and one of the best in the business when it comes to finding and catching big bass away from the bank. He earned the nicknames, “The Legend” and “Horrible Harold”.


Allen was also an original member of a group of well-known Toledo Bend guides Tommy Martin, Larry Nixon, John Torian and Jon Hall, known as the “Hemphill Gang”.


Allen continues to compete in FLW events and host of other regional tournaments while running a successful guide business.


The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame is in Cullman, Ala.


Toledo Bend guide Harold Allen is named as 2015 inductee into Bass Fishing Hall of Fame.