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Local Sports Round up 07/22/15; Teams included in THSCA regional football pre-season poll

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The 2015 Texas State 4H Games were held July 15-18 at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio. There were over 1250 shotgun and archery shooters that competed this year. Jaxon Brittain competed in archery 3d, modified 600, field and wand competitions. Shelby County 4h shooters had five kids participate in the shotgun competition. They were Colton Gutermuth, Lance Holloway, Logan Holloway, Seth Shamblin and Konner Windham. The shotgun competitions included International Skeet, Modified Trap, American Skeet, American Trap, Sporting Clays and Whiz-bang. County Extension Agent Lane Dunn said, "It was a great week and it marked the sixth year that Shelby County has been participating in the State Games." Dunn gave us the following results:


Senior One Ladies: Konner Windham 2nd Whiz-bang

Intermediate Division: Two man team- Trap 1st place Logan & Lance Holloway

Two man team-Skeet 2nd place Logan & Lance Holloway


Congratulations Shelby County 4-H Shooters on a job well done representing Shelby County.


The Texas High School Football season is a little over a month away and the Texas High School Coaches Association has included several local teams on its 2015 pre-season regional poll. In Class 2A Div. 1 Region III, the Shelbyville Dragons are ranked No. 4, followed by the San Augustine Wolves at No. 5, while West Sabine is No. 10. Meanwhile, in 2A Div II Region III, the Tenaha Tigers are No. 4 and the Timpson Bears come in at No. 9. The Center Roughriders are no included in the pre-season rankings, but three of their Dist. 6 opponents are. Including Gladwater at No. 2, Atlanta No. 4, and Tatum at No. 5. In 4A Div. I Region III, Carthage is ranked No. 3, Henderson No. 4 and Jasper No. 5. The polls are voted on by a representative from each district.


Center Middle School will be offering a Sixth-Grade pre-athletic class for the 2015-16 school year. There will be a section for Sixth-Grade boys and girls. The participants in these classes will learn the same skills and do the same conditioning as the students in the regular athletic periods, but will not compete against other schools. If your Sixth-Grade student is interested in the pre-athletic class, go to the front office at Center Middle School to sign up on Monday, July 27 thru Thursday, July 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


The Center Lady Roughrider Athletic Program is hosting a basketball camp on July 27-30 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the Center High School Gym. It is for incoming 5th graders thru 9th graders. The cost is $20 for individuals, or $35 for two-child families. For more information contact Coach Dana Irvin at 598-6173.





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