Sports

Wed
26
Apr

Young QC archers compete in Belton

From Staff Reports

Wed
26
Apr

L-K boys crowned district champs

By Tim Emmons
temmons@casscountynow.com

All three factions of Linden-Kildare’s track program enjoyed top three finishing success after the District 15-2A track meet wrapped up April 12.

Wed
19
Apr

Rabbs, Lady Rabbs win district titles

By Tim Emmons
temmons@casscountynow.com

Atlanta’s track program is legendary across the state, and this season was one to remember.
From junior high to varsity the Rabbit track program showcased why they are known for being successful on the oval.
Last Wednesday the District 14-4A track meet was hosted by Atlanta. Going into Thursday the Runnin’ Rabbs were down in the point standings, but the Lady Rabb were up by a large margin.
By the end of the event on Thursday both programs were crowned district champions.
For the boys, it was title 27 in 30 years and for the girls it was the first title since 1999.

Varsity Boys

Wed
12
Apr

Queen City Bass Fishing Association members compete at Lake O’ the Pines

Queen City’s Bass Fishing Association (BFA) competed in its first big tournament the weekend of April 1, on Lake O’ the Pines. All four teams caught fish and were able to participate in the weigh in.  
The team of Kyle Parker and Ryan Ream finished the tournament in second place with five fish weighing almost 19 pounds. The team of Dylan Benson and Preston Pierce finished in 36th place with two fish weighed in, Jacey Griggs and Jordan Wiley finished in 37th place with two fish weighed in and Skyler Kilgore and Carson Dillinger finished in 41st place with one fish weighed in.
There were 46 boats in the first-ever Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) High School Open Tournament in the state of Texas. There were teams from all over the state along with teams from Louisiana and Arkansas. 

Wed
12
Apr

Runners compete in ‘Streaming Tiger Trot’

Taylor the Tiger and the Linden-Kildare High School cheerleaders hosted the 3rd Annual 5k ‘Streaming Tiger Trot’. 
Fifty-four people registered for the race. 
The first place winner with a time 20.43 was Tobi Daniel, finishing in second place was Cameron Johns and placing third was Brianna Hoover. 
Fourteen local businesses helped sponsor the t-shirts for the event. 
Their sponsorship will also go towards mini cheer camp shirts -- which is scheduled for June 13-15. 
“We would like to thank MJS Management, Powers Pharmacy, Reliant NDT, Medical Plaza Pharmacy, Linden Fuel Center, Music City Texas, BB Boone Insurance, Crump Foods Inc., JRH Farm and Ranch, Jerry Weels, Century 21, Lee Farms, Southern Papers Converting, Texana Bank and Uncle Juan’s Mexican Restaurant for their support of this race, community and our mini cheer camp,” L-K cheer coordinator Kristina LeJeune said.

Wed
05
Apr

Diamond Days

Atlanta Baseball

Wed
29
Mar

Sheppard soars to gold medal finish

Wed
22
Mar

Atlanta Iron competes at regional meet

Wed
22
Mar

Sheppard to compete in the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays

Wed
22
Mar

Rabbs’ track program finds success at home meet

By Tim Emmons
temmons@casscountynow.com

The state of Texas is a vast wonderland of athletic treasures and to anyone who follows track programs year-in and year-out, they know that Atlanta is the regional gem that stands apart.
The 21st running of the Atlanta Lions Club/Gordon Pynes/Runnin’ Rabbs Relay was a true success for the Atlanta track program as a whole last Saturday.
Both the varsity and junior varsity boys’ teams finished first overall and the ladies placed second overall.

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