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Luke (rt) and his good friend Larry Weishuhn are both in their mid seventies and still enjoying the great outdoors, maybe more now than ever! Photo by Luke Clayton
April 16, 2024

OLDER SPORTSMEN HAVE MORE FUN

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Luke (rt) and his good friend Larry Weishuhn are both in their mid seventies and still enjoying the great outdoors, maybe more now than ever! Photo by Luke ClaytonThere was a time back when I was in my twenties and thirties that I thought I would be hanging…
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April 13, 2024

Close-to-home fun

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As an outdoors writer for the past 39 years, I’ve become accustomed to “gallavanting” around the country fishing, hunting and collecting material for my articles. Lately though, I’ve been sticking pretty close to home. Kenneth Shephard with a good “eater…

Chester Lady Jackets defeat Leggett

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Lady Jackets Emma Grimes and Sydney Brock team up to pressure their opponent.  The Lady Jackets are currently 4-2 in district play.   JANA RAYBURN | TCB Lady Jackets Emma Grimes and Sydney Brock team up to pressure their opponent.  The Lady Jackets are currently 4-2 in district play.   JANA RAYBURN | TCB

By Jana Rayburn

 The Lady Jackets moved to 4-2 in district with a victory over the Leggett Lady Pirates and a tough loss to the Chireno Lady Owls last week. 

 The Lady Jackets defeated Leggett on Tuesday, Jan. 11 by a score of 38-35, even with three starters out due to illness.  Freshman Abby Grimes led the team in scoring with 13 points. Saydi Handley was close behind with 11 points.  Kyli Handley scored six points, and Trinity Jerkins and Kat Knox each scored four points. The Lady Jackets lost to the Chireno Lady Owls in front of a home crowd on Friday, Jan. 14 by a score of 13-67.  Emma Grimes led with four points, Abby Grimes scored three points, and Kat Knox, Saydi Handley, and Kyli Handley each scored two points.

 The Lady Jackets will travel to Zavalla for a 6 p.m. game against the Lady Eagles on Friday, Jan. 21. 

 The team will be at home on Tuesday, Jan. 25 as they host the Burkeville Lady Mustangs. Game time is 6 p.m.

‘Jackets take on

 Pirates, Owls

 The Yellowjackets had a tough week of basketball as they took on both the Leggett Pirates and the Chireno Owls.  The Jackets were defeated by the Pirates on Tuesday, Jan. 11. 

 Freshman P.J. Purvis led with eight points.  Luke Read scored seven points, Jack Rayburn scored six points, and Carson Thomson scored five points.  Rick Carlton had four points for the night, and Kaighnen Green scored three points.  Bradley Davison added a free throw. 

 The Jackets lost to the Chireno Owls at home last Friday by a score of 25 to 71.  Jack Rayburn scored 16 points, Rick Carlton scored four points, Luke Read and Bradley Davison each scored two points, and Carson Thomson contributed a free throw. 

 The Jackets will travel to Zavalla on Friday, Jan. 21 to take on the Eagles.  The game will begin around 7:15 p.m., or after the girls’ game.  The Jackets will be at home on Tuesday, Jan. 25 as they host the Burkeville Mustangs.  Tip off will be around 7:15p.m.

 Both junior high boys and girls basketball teams defeated Colmesneil last week.  

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