Richard Nelson editor@dibollfreepress.com The Cardiac Jacks are back just in time for the baseball playoffs. The Lumberjacks (6-5 in District 20-3A) clinched a playoff berth with a 9-5, 10-inning victory over host Central on Tuesday night. They play at home Friday against Hudson (8-3), with playoff positioning on the line. After taking an early 3-0 ...

RICHARD NELSON The Diboll Lumberjacks survived a third-quarter surge to defeat Woodville 54-41 Tuesday at home, going 4-0 on the young season. Diboll led 27-14 at halftime, going on a 13-4 run to finish the second quarter. However, Woodville (1-3) cut that lead to 27-20 in the first 1 minute, 20 seconds of the third ...

Hector Lopez finished third in the Region III-3A cross country meet Saturday in Humble, qualifying for the state meet in the process. Lopez finished the 5,000-meter (3.1-mile) course in 16 minutes, 50.2 seconds – 17 seconds behind district-rival Sam Farrell of Hudson, who won the race in 16:33.1 to lead his team to its eighth ...

RICHARD NELSON-EDITOR The Diboll Lady Jacks’ 2013 volleyball season came to an end Tuesday, as Fairfield knocked them out of the playoffs in the bidistrict match played at Grapeland High School. Despite falling in straight games (19-25, 11-25, 10-25), the Lady Jacks improved on their first performance against Fairfield just before district play began. This ...

District football Carthage 7-1 2-0 Jasper 4-2 1-0 Center 1-7 1-1 Huntington 1-5 0-1 Diboll 0-8 0-2   Last week   Carthage 55, Center 3   Jasper 55, Diboll 7   Huntington, bye       This week   Huntington at Center   Carthage at Jasper   Diboll, bye       Sign up now ...

Diboll (0-8, 0-2), bye Last week: Jasper 55, Diboll 7 Next week: at Carthage Despite an 0-8 record and a trip to Top 10 Carthage coming up after a bye, the Diboll Lumberjacks are still very much alive in the District 20-3A playoff race. The fourth and final spot in that playoff race will likely ...

  Dazzlers of the Week Week of 10-11   Jazlynn Mark, a sophomore, is this weeks Dazzler of the Week. Jazlynn’s interest in college is University of Texas. Her favorite class is Child Development, her favorite song is Weak, and favorite movie is Wizard of Oz. Her favorite thing to do on the weekend is ...

The Diboll distance runners got a final tune-up before the District 18-3A meet at the Coca Cola Classic Cross Country meet held Saturday, Oct. 12, at Abe Martin Stadium. It turned out to be a preview of what fans might get to see Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Central High School when Sam Farrell of Hudson ...

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com The Diboll Lady Jacks do like to keep things interesting. They notched their second district win Friday at Center, but took five games to do it. They then had the chance to pull into second place in district on Tuesday, but fell at home to Huntington in four games. Diboll lost Game ...

District football Carthage 5-1 0-0 Jasper 2-2 0-0 Huntington 1-4 0-0 Diboll 0-6 0-0 Center 0-6 0-0   Last week   Madisonville 56, Huntington 8   Tatum 48, Diboll 0   Carthage 44, Rusk 7   Jasper 49, Bridge City 7   Corrigan-Camden 35, Center 33       This week   Diboll at Center ...