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  1. do you get the internet from sudden link too?
  2. They offered me $10 because I missed the state Championship games. I switched to Direct.
  3. Is that Marshall Texas Marshall Goldsmith Marshall department Stores? John Marshall Marshall Law
  4. not if no tournament Hopefully all will be good by tournament time.
  5. Medlin for ND was burning the ball in at over 90 mph. some say he has already signed with a D1. If so which one. I thinking most of what he threw was a fast ball. But what do I know? Some others said he wasn't the only pitcher for ND that constantly throws in the 90s.
  6. Hawkins score keepers did a great job with the scoreboard Friday night. They were able to keep up with the fouls of 6 players from both teams and the number of fouls they had. and change when a player left the game. Wondering why it is in a gym like Hallsville the score keepers were not able to keep up with just one player.
  7. At the Hallsville game a Bi-District Game Sabine v Tatum the score keepers did not put the fouls or who fouled on the scoreboard. Some said they were inept. some said they were just lazy. I think they just wanted to make their $50 and go home. At the Longview game they did an excellent job of posting who fouled.
  8. Heard the Hawkins Gym is a real nice Gym. What are some others observation? Does it have chair Backs on both sides? How many will it accommodate? Are the score keepers able to post who fouled and the number of fouls on the scoreboard?
  9. Atlanta finished with 19 turnovers to 14 from Tatum, who had 29 trips to the free-throw line compared to 15 from the Rabbits. The Eagles led in rebounds, 43-37. You are saying the refs stole the ball or created those turn overs. And the Refs kept pulling the ball off the boards and giving it to the Eagles. The Rabbits were just fouling the wrong player. Kendrick was hot all net.
  10. Sometime I get perturbed at Jack because I don't think he gives Tatum the coverage they deserved. And most often he is going to be selecting Tatum to lose. He can only do as good as the information turned into him. You have to think of the job he has. Game information most often not turned in till after 10:00 pm. then he has to take the stats given to him and write an article mentioning as many kids as he can. Just look at the number of schools that turn in stats. Probably he has to be finished by 3 am. I sometimes just take one school and try to give an account just using the stats. Not easy, I have a new appreciation for Jack
  11. By GARY STALLARD/Contributing writer Feb 21, 2020 I still remember the day they brought home my baby brother Jack. I remember because I was mad. I already had a brother. I wanted a puppy. As my baby brother, it became his appointed duty to follow me around. He was the classic tag-along: If I headed out the door, my parents made sure he went with me. I don’t think they had any idea just how much trouble he, our brother Randy and I could generate. From the time Jack was old enough to pick up a bat, he was playing baseball with my friends and me. Jack, Randy and I had already played a million-billion games of catch, and we’d knocked dings in the house with our batting practice. I knew the kid could play. When I picked him for my team in those pickup games, my older friends would snicker, thinking I only picked him because he was my brother. When it was Jack’s turn to hit, the other kids would move in, expecting him to bunt or hit a baby ball. Little brother don’t bunt. It was my turn to snicker when he’d smoke a line drive past their faces. I’m convinced facing older competition gave Jack an unfair advantage when he started Little League, which he dominated. He’d been playing against older guys for years. What chance did anyone his age have? Same with football. I’d pick Jack for my team, and the other kids thought he was a gimme. I still remember playing quarterback in one of our pickup games and tossing Jack a screen pass. A friend of mine — a pretty big kid — came after Jack, smiling condescendingly, expecting the little boy to go down easily. I’ll never forget Jack lowering his head and absolutely trucking the guy on his way to a long gain. Basketball? Jack never had much vertical leap, but when he was on my team, he didn’t need it. I’d kick a pass out to him, and he’d knock down his shot. Later, as he grew bigger, he learned to set picks to give me room to score. We were such a deadly two-on-two duo that years later (we were grown men then), we encountered a couple of much younger guys at a public basketball court. They challenged us to a game — I swear I could see them smirking — and my baby brother and I flat schooled them. Jack set one screen on a guy, and it’s still set more than 30 years later. As his older brother, I’d love to lie and say I was responsible in my duty to provide an example for my younger sibling. Nope. I’ll just say that on one regrettable (sort of) occasion, Jack had to serve as my designated driver after a day trip to the lake. Yes, we were playing hooky. I’d signed him out of school with a fake doctor’s letter. Jack was 12. Then we grew up (sort of) and life took us in different directions. I went off to the Marine Corps, and Jack entered college. He found his calling in journalism — the absolute perfect career for guys like us. We were full of #### for free for all those years. Now somebody was gonna pay us to be full of ####? Jack comes by his tale-telling honestly. Our old man could spin a yarn like nobody’s business. He’d tell us to sit down for another one of his war stories, and we’d reply we’d already heard it. “Not this version,” Dad would say. “I just made this one up.” Did Little Brother work his way up the ranks of sportswriters? Heck, no. Little Brother don’t bunt. He spent a short time as a reporter before taking on the sports editor job at The Lufkin Daily News. That’s a big danged jump, especially for a 21-year-old. For several years, he did most of the sports stuff himself. He’d go in early to lay out his pages for what he knew was on the day’s schedule, then he’d go out and cover the games himself. A few years into Jack’s new career, the Marine Corps gave me an option. I was tasked with taking over a recruiting station, and Lufkin was one of the options. I’d never heard of the place except for knowing my baby brother worked there. One phone call with Jack convinced me it was my turn to tag along behind my brother. It would take an entire novel of epic proportions to relate all our misadventures, especially when I ended up moving in with Jack. Instead, I’ll try to keep all this family-friendly. We enjoyed our bachelor life together, then Little Brother messed up. He met Rachel. My other brothers and I didn’t see it working out. Why would anyone as pretty and awesome as Rachel want to latch onto a sports writer? Had she not noticed the weird hours those guys work? But while we were gathered to watch a football game at my mom’s house, we got a big clue. A Cowboys’ playoff game and the score was tied at the half. At halftime, Rachel asked Jack if he would go for a walk. They left, and we felt sure he’d be back within minutes. It was a playoff game. The score was tied. Nobody leaves a tie game. We didn’t see them for the rest of the day. I looked at my other brothers, and we all nodded knowingly Stick a fork in Little Brother. He’s done. Not long afterward, Little Brother proposed. Did he profess his love in a small, intimate gesture? Heck, no. Little Brother don’t bunt. He dropped to a knee at the Astrodome during a high school football playoff game, and his proposal scrolled across the scoreboard: “Rachel, Will You Marry Me?” It’s been more than 30 years since Jack became a sports writer. He’s covered every single kind of sport imaginable, and he made sure girls’ sports received just as much coverage as the guys’ sports. His dedication to publicizing all of them would be admirable enough. He could have bunted his way along just doing the bare minimum. But then he screwed up. My little brother suffered the same issue about which anyone working with young people can testify. He got attached to the kids. He went way out of his way to try and make sure every kid received recognition. If little Bubba got a single in a high school game, Jack tried to find a way to write it into his stories. He once managed to sneak a local kid’s name into an Astros box score. Tomorrow, Little Brother is going to receive the 2020 Distinguished Service Award from the East Texas Coaches Association. He’s not just getting some cool certificates or other small gestures. No, sir. Little Brother don’t bunt. He’s going to be inducted into the association’s Hall of Honor. How about that? My little brother, a Hall of Famer. Shoot. I’ve known that for years. Gary Stallard is a regular contributor to the Opinion page of The Lufkin Daily News. His email address is [email protected].com.
  12. You probably didn't play Jefferson in their gym if you want to play them again.
  13. Thanks, that gives White Oak a 7-6 record and a lock on 4th as they have the 0-fer team Tuesday. If all stays the same and Tatum & Jefferson play @ Hallsville Friday the Winner will get White Oak and the looser gets Sabine.
  14. Arp 12-1 Troup 10-3 Sabine 8-5 White Oak 6-5 (two games short one to GW & Winona they won one game v each how the other one come out) WWW 6&7 Winona & GW 4 & 8 one game short each both lost one game to White Oak what about the other game? Harmony 0fer
  15. Arp 12-1 and Troup 10-3 have first 2 spots set Sabine & WO both 8 & 5 split in regulars season looking for 3 & 4 So a Tie breaker if WWW doesn't win the last game and determine who is 4th
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