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Local Sports Round up 02/27/15; Lady Dragons in region tourney, Riders, Dragons & Tigers playing for area championships

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Basketball Playoffs:


Girls' Class 2A Region III Semi-finals:


Shelbyville Lady Dragons vs. LaPoynor, 7:30 p.m. tonight, Jewett Leon ISD. The address for Leon High School is 12168 Highway 79 West, Jewett, TX 75846


Evadale vs. Hubbard, 5 p.m. today, Jewett Leon ISD


Winners meet for Region III Final @ 2 p.m. Saturday @ Jewett Leon ISD. Winner advances to state tournament.


Boys' Area Championships:


Center Roughriders vs. Mexia, 7 p.m., tonight, Jacksonville, at the former Lon Morris College Gym. The winner will play the Henderson-Palestine winner in the region quarterfinals.




Good duo of area championship games in Joaquin tonight pitting Dist. 22-2A against Dist. 23-2A:


Shelbyville Dragons vs. West Sabine, 6:30 p.m. The winner gets the Dallardsville Big Sandy-Carlisle winner in the region quarterfinals.


Tenaha Tigers vs. San Augustine Wolves, 8 p.m. The winner plays the New Summerfield-Evadale winner in the third round.


A Shelbyville Basketball Playoff Pep Rally will be held at 10 a.m. this morning.


Other Boys' Area Games:


Class 5A


Lufkin vs. Dallas South Oak Cliff, 7:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Tyler Junior College’s Wagstaff Gymnasium


Class 4A


Henderson vs. Palestine, 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Whitehouse HS

Tatum vs. Fairfield, 6:30 or 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Frankston HS

Diboll vs. Waco La Vega, 6 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Madisonville HS


Class 3A


White Oak vs. Rockdale, 6:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Lufkin HS

Frankston vs. Whitney, 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Corsicana HS

Palestine Westwood vs. Kountze, 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Lufkin MS

Malakoff vs. Teague, 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Palestine HS

Waskom or Rice vs. Franklin, TBD

Newton vs. Buna, 7:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Kirbyville HS

Crockett vs. East Chambers, 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Woodville HS


Class 2A


Grapeland vs. Bosqueville, 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Fairfield HS

Carlisle vs. Dallardsville Big Sandy, TBD

LaPoynor vs. Chilton, TBD

Cross Roads vs. Waco Meyer, TBD

New Summerfield vs. Evadale, 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Huntington HS


Class 1A


Laneville vs. Gholson, 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Centerville HS

Mount Enterprise vs. Lometa, 6 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27), Corsicana HS

Girls' Regionals:



At Texas A&M-Commerce’s Field House



Canton vs. Celina, 6 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)

Gilmer vs. Argyle, 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)



Semifinal winners, noon Saturday (Feb. 28)



At Rockwall-Heath HS



Winnsboro vs. Sunnyvale, 6 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)

Alba-Golden vs. Bowie, 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)



Semifinal winners, 4 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 28)



At Angelina College’s Shands Gym, Lufkin



Franklin vs. East Chambers, 6 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)

Nacogdoches Central Heights vs. Rockdale, 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)



Semifinal winners, 2 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 28)



At McKinney North HS



Martin’s Mill vs. Santo, 6 p.m Friday (Feb. 27)

Windthorst vs. Bells, 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)



Semifinal winners, 1 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 28)



At Jewett Leon HS



Hubbard vs. Evadale, 5 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)

LaPoynor vs. Shelbyville, 7:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)



Semifinal winners, 2 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 28)



At Mansfield HS



Saltillo vs. Lipan, 6 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)

Strawn vs. Dodd City, 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27)



Semifinal winners, 1 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 28)




The Center Roughriders’ begin play in the Palestine Tournament today at 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at Elkhart, on Saturday at 4 p.m. in Elkhart and 7 p.m. in Palestine


The Rider JV got two wins at the Central Heights’ Tournament Thursday. They defeated Lufkin JV-1, 6-2 in their first game, and beat Sabine, 10-1. They play at 4:15 p.m. this afternoon


The Shelbyville Dragons will play West Sabine in Pineland at 2 p.m. today




The Center Lady Riders, Joaquin Lady Rams and Shelbyville Lady Dragons are all playing in the Cushing/Central Heights' Tournament, weather today & Saturday.


The Garrison Lady Bulldogs are in the Trinity Tournament.




The Center Riders and Lady Riders are home to play Diboll starting at 5 p.m. today.


The Tenaha Lady Tigers' soccer team will finish the season with a small school tournament hosted by New Summerfield. The first game is against New Summerfield, this morning at 8:00 am, followed by a 12:00 game vs.  Robert E. Lee JV at Jacksonville College.  The final game of the season will be Saturday at 1:00 vs. the Crockett Lady Bulldogs at Jacksonville College.


College Hoops:


The SFA Lady Jacks get their 8th straight win, 58-44 over Incarnate Word last night. The Lady Jacks are 13-2 in Southland Conference, with a two-game lead. The Lumberjacks and Lady Jacks have a double-header at Houston Baptist starting at 4 p.m. Saturay.


SFA Athletics and the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce have teamed up again with Cram the Coliseum, an event designed to bring more from the community to Lumberjack and Ladyjack basketball games. Free admission tickets are available for Ladyjack and Lumberjack games on March 5 and 7. The tickets come 10 to a page and are available at the Nacogdoches County Chamber, 2516 North St., and online at in Hot New. Tickets can be used for entrance to the following Ladyjack and Lumberjack basketball games:  Cram the Coliseum - Thursday, March 5, SFA vs. Northwestern State, Ladyjacks begin at 5:30 p.m. and Lumberjacks at 8 p.m.; and Cram the Coliseum 2 - Saturday, March 7, SFA vs. Sam Houston State, Ladyjacks begin at 4 p.m. and Lumberjacks at 6 p.m. All games will be in William R. Johnson Coliseum.


The second annual Great East Texas Outdoorfest is just around the corner. The event is slated for Friday, March 6, from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A concert will follow Saturday’s events. Gates for concert open at 6 p.m. All events are to be held at the Sabine County Rodeo Arena. During the two day event there will be live music, entertainment, food, fun, vendors, silent and live auctions. Lots of raffle prizes will be drawn for, with the grand prize being a pontoon boat. Tickets are available at or they can be purchased during the event.


Shelby County Ducks Unlimited is preparing for its annual Green Wing event at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 21. The event will be held at Bob & Sheilah Reeves’ residence on County Road 3121 off Hwy. 7 east of Center, right after passing the airport. There will be prizes for all kids, along with Texas Parks & Wildlife Game Wardens providing hunter safety, Mike Hudman with Black Water Retrievers with a dog demo and a free hot dog meal. All kids ages up to 17 are invited to attend. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. For more information call Clint Tanner at 936-332-4767 or Adam Reeves at 936-332-6420.


The 8th annual Logansport Chamber of Commerce Sand Bass Tournament on the Sabine River in Logansport is scheduled for March 14. First prize is $5,000; second $2,000; and third is $1,500. The prize for “Big Bass” is a pool, dependent on the number of registered teams. Entry fee is $150 per team, with an optional $50 per team for Big Bass. Logansport is recognized as the Sand Bass Fishing Capital of the World. Fishermen can obtain get registration forms online at the Facebook page SAND BASS TOURNAMENT, or on the Town of Logansport Chamber of Commerce website. Participants are urged to register early since it may be necessary to restrict to 200 teams. The Shelby County Bass Anglers will conduct the weigh-in. There will be a pre-tournament Fish Fry on March 13. It’s open to the public and will be held along the Logansport Riverfront with an auction and door prizes included. Tickets for the fish fry, along with tournament shirts are available at Logansport businesses. Call Sissy Morris at 318-697-5489 for more info. Tournament entry forms are also available at Center Broadcasting.

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