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CORRIGAN — The Coldspring-Oakhurst Trojans and Lady Trojans both captured third at the Bulldog Relays on Thursday.

Cross-county rival, Shepherd, Pirates came in seventh at the meet, while the Lady Pirates came in 11th.

Individually, Trojan Xzavien Major took a first place for a 6-foot leap in the high jump, while Lady Trojan Miya Ellis took first in the 200-meter dash.

The Coldspring Lady Trojans 4x100 relay team, comprised of Brianna Shaw-Rucker, Alexis Chandler, I’kira Byrd and Miya Ellis, won first. 

Alexis Chandler of, Coldspring, took first in the triple jump.

H.D. Green won a first for the Pirates in the 200-meter dash, and the 4x200 team of E. Wyatt

H.D. Green, A. Weekes and R. Charles took a first as well.

Bulldog Relay Results


Team Results

1st Garrison, 2nd Corrigan-Camden, 3rd, Coldspring, 4th Trinity, 5th (tie) Douglass, 5th (tie) Huntington, 7th Shepherd, 8th Diboll, 9th Pollok-Central, 10th Goodrich, 11th Anderson-Shiro, 12th (tie) Onalaska, 12th (tie) Pineywoods Community Academy

100-meter Dash

2nd, HD Green, Shepherd, 11.14

200-meter Dash

1st, HD Green, Shepherd, 22.20

400-meter Dash

5th, D Hymer, Shepherd, 53.50

6th, Eric Wyatt, Coldspring, 53.63

110-meter Hurdles

3rd, Carter Currie, Coldspring, 18.34

5th, Cody Everett, Coldspring, 20.28

300-meter Hurdles

2nd, Carter Currie, Coldspring, 44.70

4x100-meter Relay

3rd, Kiysean Sykes, Kelvin Harden, Elijah Major, Eddy Brown, Coldspring, 45.29

4x200-meter Relay

1st, E Wyatt, HD Green, A Weekes, R Charles, Shepherd, 1:34.03

6th, Kelvin Harden, Xzavien Major, Christian Lee, Luke Monroe, Coldspring, 1:37.80

4x400-meter Relay

3rd, A Wallace, D Hymer, H Kyle, A Weekes, Shepherd, 3:44.57

Long Jump

2nd, Elijah Major, Coldspring, 20’-5 1/4”

Shot Put

3rd, Ricky Lewis, Coldspring, 39’-10”


5th,-meter Walters, Shepherd, 108’-8 1/2”

6th, J Guidry, Shepherd, 106’-11 1/4”

Triple Jump

4th, Kiysean Sykes, Coldspring, 37’-10”

High Jump

1st, Xzavien Major, Coldspring, 6’-0”

4th, Eric Wyatt, Coldspring, 5’-8”

5th, Xzadrian Roberts, Coldspring, 5’-8”

6th, A Weekes, Shepherd, 5’-8”

Pole Vault

2nd, Carter Currie, Coldspring, 12’-0”

4th, Jared Sims, Coldspring, 9’-0”


Team Results

1st Trinity 124, 2nd Douglass 107, 3rd Coldspring, 70, 4th Garrison 68, 5th Anderson-Shiro 51, 6th Huntington 45, 7th Pollok-Central 40, 8th Onalaska 31, 9th Diboll 26, 10th Goodrich 20, 11th Shepherd, 15, 12th Pineywoods Community Academy 14, 13th Corrigan-Camden 0

100-meter Dash

2nd, Miya Ellis, Coldspring, 12.94

3rd, Downey, Sarah, Shepherd, 13.00

200-meter Dash

1st, Miya Ellis, Coldspring, 27.22

4x100-meter Relay

1st, Brianna Shaw-Rucker, Alexis Chandler, I’kira Byrd, Miya Ellis, Coldspring, 52.38

4th, Clark, Tiana, Downey, Sarah, Hinds, Crista, Foxworth, Kami, Shepherd, 55.52

4x200-meter Relay

6th, Honesti Bradford,  Makayla Rice, I’kira Byrd, Alexis Chandler, Coldspring, 1:59.50

4x400-meter Relay

6th, Ryvers Sosa, Sumiyah Portilla, Alexis Chandler, Shaniyah Goffney, Coldspring, 5:05.00

Long Jump

3rd, Shaniyah Goffney, Coldspring, 14’-10”

Shot Put

4th, Alexis Moore, Coldspring, 27’-9”

Triple Jump

1st, Alexis Chandler, Coldspring, 34’-4”

5th, Miya Ellis, Coldspring, 30’-6”

High Jump

6th, Montomery, Faith, Shepherd, 4’-8”

Pole Vault

3rd, Sadey Wheeler, Coldspring, 5’-0”

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Good sets

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The Shepherd Pirate Tennis Team performed well at a Livingston tournament. Winners include first place Girl’s Singles — Sarah Ebarb; first place Girl’s Doubles — Kristi Hinze and Valentina Beiza; first place Mix Doubles — H.D. Green and Jordan Watkins; and third place Boy’s Singles — Joshua Solis. 

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Trojans go 2-1-1 at Cleveland Tournament

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CLEVELAND — In the final day of the Cleveland Varsity Tournament, the Coldspring-Oakhurst Trojans Varsity took the 9-5 win over county rival Shepherd.

The Trojans took the lead late in the game on an error scored one run for Coldspring-Oakhurst Trojans Varsity.

Luke Monroe led things off on the mound for Coldspring-Oakhurst, pitching three innings and allowing four runs on four hits and striking out three.

Monroe, Shawn McNew and Cole Woodruff each collected one hit to lead on offense.

On Friday, the Trojans Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back for an 11-1 loss to Cleveland. 

Coldspring-Oakhurst struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Cleveland.

Nolan Beaver pitched two-thirds of an inning, allowing one hit and seven runs. He was followed by Lincoln Payne, Tristan Ezell and Zach Hamilton, each trying to contain the Cleveland offense.

Cole Woodruff went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead hitters.

On Thursday, Coldspring tied 3-3 with Alief Elsik.

Tristan Ezell went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead hitters.

Earlier on Thursday, the Trojans waited till the fifth for the offense to give them a 9-6 win over Shepherd.

The game was tied at four with the Trojans batting in the top of the fifth when Zach Hamilton singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.

Shepherd scored four runs in the second inning, but Coldspring-Oakhurst Trojans Varsity still managed to pull out the victory. 

The Trojans got things started in the first inning when Easton Dean tripled on the first pitch, scoring one run, and in the top of the third inning, tied things up at four when Brendan Ogletree was hit by a pitch, driving in a run.

Dean allowed five hits and six runs over 4 1/3 innings, striking out one.

On March 28, Coldspring-Oakhurst grabbed an early lead on its way to a 15-6 victory over Cleveland on Monday. The Trojans scored on a single by Easton Dean in the first inning, a walk by Tristan Ezell in the second inning, a walk by Cole Woodruff in the second inning, a walk by Cadyn Barton in the second inning, a walk by Lincoln Payne in the second inning, and a single by Zach Hamilton in the second inning.

The second inning saw the Trojans pull away for good with seven runs. In the second Ezell was struck by a pitch, driving in a run, Dean was hit by a pitch, driving in a run, Woodruff drew a walk, scoring one run, Barton drew a walk, scoring one run, Payne drew a walk, scoring one run, and Hamilton singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

Nolan Beaver went 2 2/3 innings, allowing six runs on four hits and striking out five.

Hamilton and Dean each managed three hits to lead the Trojans, and Barton led the way with two steals.


The Pirates lost all four games at the Cleveland Varsity Tournament this weekend.

On Saturday, Shepherd lost to Coldspring-Oakhurst 9-5; on Thursday, the team lost 8-4 to Rosehill Christian and 14-3 to Tarkington.

On Thursday, the Pirates lost the opener to the Trojans 9-6. 

Head Coach Josh Meeker said his two top producers for the weekend were Hayden Washburn, who went 7-11 at the plate with 2 doubles and a triple, and Tristen Cullum, who was 6-13 with 2 doubles.


SHEPHERD — The Lady Pirates managed a fourth-place finish during the Cleveland Tournament last weekend.

Head Coach Suzon Martin said the team played competitively all weekend.

The team opened with a 6-2 loss to Humble and a 7-1 loss to Coldspring-Oakhurst, and though they played extremely well, they to Cleveland 1-0 on Friday, Martin said. 

Martin said Brooklyn McCumber was a defensive machine, making several diving plays at shortstop.

Offensively, Aaliya Jamie had a stellar performance, with 2 singles and 3 triples. 


During the Cleveland Tournament, The Lady Trojans lost 6-0 to Orangefield and 7-1 to Shepherd on March 4, but downed Cleveland 4-1 on March 5.

Coldspring opened tournament play on Thursday with a 14-5 loss to Tarkington and a 4-3 loss to MacArthur.

On March 1, the Lady Trojans lost to Splendora 16-1.

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Golfers win team honors

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Golf Coach James Smith said the Lady Trojans Golf Team, consisting of Emma Phillips, Savannah Phillips, Izzy Doggett and Jamie Wells, represented Coldspring very well at the Coldspring Invitational, claiming first overall as a team. Emma Phillips took second individual honors, while Savannah took third. Courtesy photo

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Softball season
starts soft

The Lady Trojans opened softball season on Valentine’s Day with a 14-4 win over Big Sandy.

Haylee Rosales hit a three-run homer to spur the team to victory.

Following a great opener, Coldspring-Oakhurst dropped two games, losing to Huntington 10-1 on Feb. 15 and 18-2 to Lufkin on Feb. 17.

The Lady Trojans put the second win on the tally sheets with a 5-1 win over Kirbyville 5-1 on Feb. 17.

Ashney Minor pitched great on the mound and Shaelynn Price went 2-for-3 at the plate.

The win again was followed up by two losses, 8-4 against Hempstead on Feb. 18, even thought Izzy Doggett hit a 3 run homer; and 18-1 to Woodville on Feb. 19.

The next game on Feb. 19 resulted in a tie — 4-4 with Westwood.

The Shepherd Lady Pirates lost a 14-0 blanking to Huntsville on Feb. 15, and then posted 7-2 loss to Elkhart on Thursday during the Madisonville Tournament. 

Shepherd then fell to Onalaska 15-7 on Saturday.

Top players include Ani Shaw, Kristin Hinze and Kaylee Barlow.

Powerlifters compete

The Cleveland Boys powerlifting squad came in 10th at the annual Highland Powerlifting Meet on Saturday.

Individual honors in respective weight classes include Jeremiah Salazar, fourth; Andy Gonzales, seventh; Alexis Cortes, sixth; Jameer Martin, sixth; Kendrae Lewis, 10th; Joshual Jack, eighth; Diego Martinez, 12th; David Sorto, eighth; Chris Rodriguez, fourth; and Luis Gonzalez, ninth.

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