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Local Sports Round up 11/14/14; Shelbyville's Sparks inks with SFA, San Augustine advances in state playoffs, Shelbyville & Timpson play tonight

Another Shelby County student/athlete has signed an Early National Letter of Intent to further their education, as Shelbyville Lady Dragon Caleigh Sparks signed to play softball at SFA. The signing event was held Wednesday with coaches, faculty, family and friends present. Caleigh is the daughter of Shad and Sandy Sparks.


The first round of the state high school football playoffs began last night and the San Augustine Wolves take a 24-13 win over Harleton in a Class 2A, Div. I bi-district game in Carthage. The Wolfpack will advance to area to take on Centerville next week. At this time, the game is tentatively set to be played in Troup next Friday night.


In Palestine, not as good results for the Garrison Bulldogs, as Franklin comes away with a 57-13 win.


In Lufkin last night, it was Jasper over Kilgore, 34-6.


Tonight's games:


Shelbyville (8-1) will play Ore City (8-2) at 7:30 p.m. in New London. The winner will play Alto in the second round next week.


Center Broadcasting will air the game on Q-100 KQBB. You can also hear the games via our website at


By the way, you can download the free Tune-in Radio app for your I-phone or Android device and listen to any of our stations.


Timpson (4-5) vs. Evadale (7-3) at 7 p.m. in Hemphill. The winner has Chilton in the area round. At 3:45 this afternoon Bear Fans are being asked to line Bear Drive to help send off the football team as they head to the first round of the playoffs. Bring your noisemakers and spirit signs.

The Tenaha Tigers have a first-round. They’ll play the Cumby-Hubbard winner. That games being played tonight in Crandall.


The Logansport Tigers will host East Iberville at 7 p.m. tonighit.


Other area teams in the state football playoffs:


Henderson (8-2) vs. Silsbee (4-6) Friday 7:00pm Martin Stadium, Lufkin


Nacogdoches (7-3) vs. Marshall (6-4) Friday 7:30pm Pine Tree Pirate Stadium, Longview


Longview (8-2) vs. Lufkin (6-4) Friday 7:30pm Rose Stadium, Tyler


Carthage (5-5) vs. Little Cypress-Mauriceville (5-5) Saturday 7:00pm Martin Stadium, Lufkin


Center Roughrider Stadium will be the site of a Class 3A, Div. II first-round playoff game tonight as Kirbyville plays Elkhart at 7:30 p.m.


Also, San Augustine is hosting the East Chambers vs. Palestine Westwood playoff game tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Wolf Stadium.


Girls' high school basketball action, the Tenaha Lady Tigers and Garrison Lady Bulldogs continue play in the Chireno tournament today through Saturday; and the Timpson Lady Bears will host Mount Enterprise at 10 a.m. Saturday.





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