In sub-varsity football this afternoon, the Center Roughrider Freshmen/JV will combine for a final home game versus Texarkana Pleasant Grove at Roughrider Stadium starting at 5 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Center Middle School 7th Grade A team and 8th Grade A teams will go to Texarkana Pleasant Grove beginning at 4:30 p.m. The games are to be played at the high school stadium.
In other games today, Shelbyville Jr. High and JV go to San Augustine starting at 5 p.m.
Joaquin Jr. High and JV are home to play Cushing beginning at 5 p.m.
Timpson Jr. High will be home to play Maud starting at 5:30 p.m. with the 8th grade, and 7th grade, only if Maud has enough players.
Garrison Jr. High and JV go to Newton today starting at 4:30 p.m.
Friday night's high school football action has the Center Roughriders at Texarkana Pleasant Grove, big game in Shelbyville tomorrow night as the undefeated Dragons host the San Augustine Wolves in our Shelby County Game of the Week on Q-100 KQBB. You can hear the Rider game, plus the San Augustine/Shelbyville Games by going to our website at cbc-radio.com, or download the Tune-in radio app on your I-Phone or Android device. Also, Joaquin goes to Cushing and Timpson will be at Maud, as both games have playoff implications, and Overton will be in Tenaha Saturday afternoon for the Tigers’ homecoming at 4 p.m. Center Broadcasting will have the Overton-Tenaha game on Q-100 KQBB. Newton goes to Garrison Friday, and Logansport travels to Northwood Lena.
The SFA Football Lumberjacks are ranked No. 24 in the Sports Network Football poll after their 27-17 win over No. 8 Southeastern Louisiana last Saturday. Lumberjack running back Gus Johnson was the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his 116 yards and two TDs. In addition, punter Nick Bruno was the league’s Special Teams Player of the Week. He averaged 46.2 yards and hit two 52-yeard punts. SFA will be at NRG Stadium in Houston Saturday for their annual Battle of the Pineywoods with Sam Houston State. Kick-off is 3 p.m.
The Center High School tennis team will head to the regional tournament in Willis on Friday and Saturday.
The Roughriders Cross Country team will be in Humble on Friday and Saturday for the regional meet.
The first day of the General Season for White-Tail Deer hunting in East Texas is Saturday, Nov. 1, with the season to run through Jan. 4. The archery deer hunting season will come to a close at night-fall Friday. The East Texas deer population number according to Texas Parks and Wildlife 2013 were around 240,000, or about 18 deer per 1,000 acres. Experts are saying with the "rut" expected to be underway a little earlier, that "trophy" buck may be in your cross-hairs the opening weekend.