Sports

Wed
22
Feb

QC run-rules James Bowie, 16-0

By Tim Emmons 
temmons@casscountynow.com

On Feb. 16, the Lady Bulldogs’ softball team played a make-up game against James Bowie due to the rain at the beginning of the week.
The game was called after just five innings as the Lady Bulldogs went on to win, 16-0.
Senior Cori Lang pitched three innings and gave up only one hit while striking out six.
Freshman pitcher Kaci Thomas pitched two innings and scattered two hits while striking out four.
Jayley Stringer went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and two doubles, Brooklyn Sykes was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and two doubles, Kenadi Meador hit a 2-run homerun, Marlee Durmon went 3-for-3 with two RBIs, Emily Maxwell was 2-for-3 with two ribeyes, Tiera Johnson was 2-for-3 with a ribbie and Maci Stringer was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

Wed
22
Feb

Queen City Powerlifting

Wed
22
Feb

Atlanta Powerlifting

Wed
22
Feb

Area Basketball

Atlanta
After closing out the regular season with a, 63-55, win over Paris on Feb. 7, the Lady Rabbits opened its playoff run with a, 56-52, bi-district win over Canton on Feb. 13.
Canton closed out the first quarter with a, 19-18, lead and the Lady Rabbs found themselves down, 36-31, at the break.
Atlanta closed the third quarter down, 47-43, and used a 13-5 run in the fourth quarter to bounce the Lady Eagles out of the playoffs.
Keyona Easter posted 24 points with seven rebounds and four steals; Kaydee Kelly added 14 points with four treys; Sheveonia Smith posted 13 points with four assists and four steals and Kinsey Kelly grabbed seven boards.
On Feb. 17, the Lady Rabbs paired with arguably the toughest team in East Texas when they met Tatum in the second round of the playoffs at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall.

Wed
15
Feb

Taking Care of Business

Thu
09
Feb

McLeod Homecoming Beau and Queen

Photo by MITZI FRANCIS

Seth Willis and Isabella Kennedy were named the 2017 Homecoming Beau and Queen last Friday night before the game.

Thu
09
Feb

Roundball Champions

The Lady Bulldogs won district for the first time in 40 years after beating Redwater on Jan. 31. 

Thu
09
Feb

Area Basketball

Atlanta

On Jan. 31, the Lady Rabbits clipped rival Liberty-Eylau, 69-68, and claimed a playoff spot in the process.
Most of the contest Atlanta was in control as they took a, 31-23, halftime lead and extended that to, 53-41, after three quarters of play.
L-E made a ferocious attempt in the fourth quarter as they outscored Atlanta 27-16, but in the end the Lady Rabbs held on for a one-point victory.
Keyona Easter had a team-high 24 points, TeShuna Sheppard added 15 points with nine boards, Brittany Collins scored 14 points, Sheveonia Smith had eight and Kinsey Kelly five.

Queen City

Thu
09
Feb

AHS Cheer showcases its SPIRIT

From Staff Reports
The Atlanta High School Cheerleaders competed in the Second Annual UIL SPIRIT State Championship on Jan. 11 and 12, at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
The competition consisted of performing a game day cheer, a fight song routine and a band dance. Out of 70 plus schools in the 4A Division, the AHS Cheer Team advanced to finals.
The AHS team members are Abby Allen, Zoe Allen, Dani Arrendondo, Hailey Carpenter, Starr Davis, Natalie Foster, Hannah Highland, Madelynn Howard, Mallory McClure, Savannah Riddell, Rebecca Rinehart, Emmie Rushing, Alyssa Simmons, Kaylee Strawn, Jaiden Stroman, Amanda Whatley, Hannah Wicks and Cydnee Wood. 
The team is coached by Renee Rosser and Elaine Johnson.  

 

Thu
09
Feb

Four AHS seniors ink college scholarships

By Tim Emmons
temmons@casscountynow.com

National Signing Day is almost like a holiday for athletes, colleges and fans alike.
College programs and fans eagerly await to see if those verbal commits will follow through, and the athletes get to make a decision which will carry them through the next phase of their lives after high school.
On Feb. 1, four Atlanta athletes inked letters to continue their athletic careers at the next level.

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