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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…

Trinity County Sports

Tournament a success

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051123 trinity golfThe team of Dylan Thompson, Larry Thompson, Sue See and Robert See came in first. Courtesy photo

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The Republican Women of Trinity County’s Liberty Over Texas Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, May 6th, at the Westwood Shores Golf Course & Country Club.

The first-place team included Dylan Thompson, Larry Thompson, Sue See and Robert See. The second-place team Bobbie Fisher, Rich Chamberlin, Bob “Gunner” Smith and Gene McLeod. The Veteran’s Golf Association is an all Veterans of Foreign Wars team. A mystery team included Terry Williams, Rick Zimont, Kevin Tackett and Brian Miller.

Special thanks to State Rep. Trent Ashby, who sponsored the First Responder Team, which consisted of Clint Sizemore, Scott Womack, Allen Ramsey and Cody Mauldin. Special Thanks go to Travis Elliott, owner of Delta T Heating and Cooling, for sponsoring a Trinity ISD team. The students who participated were Hayden Taylor, Jace Cambill, Jayden Bell and Seth Caldwell.

Special thanks go out to the sponsors, players and volunteers to make this year’s Liberty Over Texas Golf Tournament a huge success.

The Republican Women of Trinity County is a political action committee that furthers the ideals and candidates of the Republican Party and helps fund TFRW/NFRW Caring for America causes. In 2022, the organization was able to donate close to $3,500 to entities in need. In 2023, we are looking at the same or more.

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Lady Indians advance, Indians end season

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051123 trinity baseballTy Torregrosa takes a cut at a pitch. Photo by Tony Farkas

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NACOGDOCHES — The Groveton Lady Indians remain undefeated in postseason play following two wins over West Sabine.
As well as moving to the Regional Quarterfinals, Groveton was ranked 10th in the state in the latest Texas Girls Coaches Association poll.

On Thursday, Groveton downed West Sabine 6-3.

Lexi Martin got the win on the mound, allowing 3 runs on 3 hits and throwing 8 strikeouts. On offense, Kiki Smith went 3-for-4 at the plate, driving in 2 runs, and Megan Luce went 1-for-4 while driving in 3 runs.

On Friday, the Lady Indians blanked the Lady Tigers 4-0.

Megan Luce got the win, tossing a one-hitter as well as 3 strikeouts. Luce led at the plate as well, going 2-for-3 with an RBI.

The Lady Indians next face the Beckville Bearcats at 2 p.m. Saturday in Nacogdoches.

Indians end season

The Indians ended their baseball season with a pair of losses to Centerville.

On Thursday, the Tigers blanked Groveton 12-0 in the bi-district game in Huntsville.

Tanner Steubing was given the loss, even though he was replaced in the first inning with Ty Torregrosa after giving up a run. Torregrosa allowed 8 runs on 7 hits, striking out 4. Jackson Cathey allowed the remaining 3 runs on 3 hits in his 2/3 of an inning he pitched.

Cathey, Brody Thornton and Cash Moore picked up the only hits for the Indians.

On Friday, the Indians lost 10-2.

Lady Indians head to regional quarterfinalsJake Plotts picked up the loss, giving up 8 runs on 5 hits and striking out 3. Thornton, Cathey and Torregrosa each went 2-for-3 at the plate.

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Trinity loses two to Coldspring

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041323 trinity baseballRainy Hall of Trinity winds up. Garrett Craig starts off on the mound. Photos by Charles Ballard

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COLDSPRING — The Tigers and Lady Tigers had a disappointing trip to Coldspring on April 4, posting losses for each team.

The Lady Trojans went on a scoring binge the first two innings, while the Lady Tigers struggled at the plate.

Meanwhile, the Tigers lost to the Trojans 16-2.

Groveton

The Lady Indians blew out district rival Wells on April 4, blanking the Lady Pirates 21-0.

The Indians edged out Cushing 4-2 on April 4.

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Apple Springs

The Texas 94 rivals met on April 4, with the Apple Springs Eagles downing the Centerville Bulldogs 22-13.

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Indian athletes qualify for area meet

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041323 AS trackMembers of the Apple Springs track team medaled at the district meet and will move on to area competition. Courtesy photo

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Numerous athletes from Groveton will participate in the upcoming area track meet.

Girls Area qualifiers 

Kiki Smith — High jump; 400-meter relay; 

Emma Alexander — Triple jump; 400-meter relay 800-meter Re aw1600-meter relay 

Cailia Antley — Triple jump; 400-meter relay 800-meter relay, 1600-meter relay 

Madi Hobbs — Long jump 

Zoeie Hardin — Discus 

Noelia Garcia — 200-meter 

Jannett Bautista — 3200-meter run, 1,600-meter run 

Laney Peterson — 800-meter runnÅ00-meter run, 1600-meter relay 

Nall Pat 100-meter hurdles 

Anaya Bloodworth — 100-meter run 

Marie Gonzales — 300-meter hurdles 

Reaghan Benton — 400-meter relay; 800-meter relay; 200-meter run 

Skylar Shaw — 1,600-meter run 

Isavel Bautista — 1,600-meter run 

Josselyn Cruz — 800-meter run; 1600-meter relay

Boys Area qualifiers 

Bryon Thomas — High jump; 400-meter relay; 800-meterRelaf200-meter run 

Jacob Alexander — High jump 

Logan Townsend — Shot put 

Tyler Allen — Shot Put 

Austin Williams — 3,200-meter run 

Jackson Cathey — 400-meter relay; 800-meter relay 

Wyatt Snead — 400-meter relay; 800-meter relay; 200-meter run 

Phoenix Bowman — 400-meter relay; 100-meter run; 800-meter relay 

Jarrett Loftin — 800-meter run; 400-meter run; 1,600-meter relay 

Daiton Chandler — 800-meter relay; 1,600-meter relay 

Braxton Luna — 300-meter hurdles 

Armando Bautista — 1,600-meter run 

Corey Easterling — 1,600-meter relay 

Tanner Steubing — 1,600-meter relay

•Apple Springs track athletes competed last week in the District Track Meet, and several students will be making the trip to the area meet.

Kameron Spencer — 4th shot put (area qualifier)

Noah Thompson — 2nd discus (area qualifier); 5th 400-meter

Andrew Pion — 6th 800-meter

Wyatt Turner — 6th discus

Conner Kaufman — 1st 800-meter relay (area qualifier)

Ricky Goodwin — 1st 1600-meter relay (area qualifier)

Caden Diaz — 1st 800-meter relay (area qualifier); 1st 1600-meter relay; 2nd 200-meter dash; 6th long jump

Hunter Davis — 1st 1600-meter relay (area qualifier); 1st 800-meter relay; 1st 110-meter hurdles; 5th shot put

Dakota Campbell — 1st 1600-meter relay (area qualifier); 1st 800-meter relay; 2nd 110-meter hurdles; 4th triple jump

Sophie Oldham — 8th discus

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Tigers fall twice to Bulldogs

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033123 trinity baseballCole Hortman leaps for a fly ball for an out. Yasmin Moore gets the force out at second. Photos by Tony Farkas

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TRINITY — The Tigers lost two games against New Waverly last week, falling 21-0 on March 21 and 11-3 on Friday.
Remington Lassman led the offense with 3 hits on Friday, including a 1-RBI triple.

Centerville
On Friday, the Centerville Bulldogs were blanked by Douglass 25-0.
On March 21, Centerville lost to Cushing 21-0.

Groveton
The Indians edged out Kennard 4-3 on March 21.
After Friday’s game against Wells was moved, Groveton faced Wells in a makeup game on Monday, and won the match 12-2.

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Groveton
On March 21, Groveton downed Douglass 2-1.

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