Lady Jacks ready for district play

The Diboll Lady Jacks softball team begin district play at 7 p.m. Friday on the road against Jasper. The team features two seniors — catcher and third baseman Sydney Hurley, and Kayla Trekell, who will spend time at third, in the outfield and on the mound. Hurley, who will spend most of her time behind … Read more

Powerlifting duo lift their way to state

Diboll High School powerlifter Romie Castilleja has made it regionals twice; this time she broke through and qualified for state. The junior and her freshman teammate, Kira Menefee, compete Friday, March 20, in Corpus Christi. Castilleja was on a win streak of four, but injured her ankle just before the regional meet and was just … Read more

Diboll hoops season ends

The Diboll Lumberjacks gave their fans plenty to cheer about throughout the Class 4A Region III Area playoff game played Friday, Feb. 27, at Madisonville High School. Everything except for a win, as the Waco La Vega Pirates edged the Lumberjacks 43-36. The Pirates began a stall with a 37-36 lead and about 3:45 to … Read more

Sports Briefs 2-19-15

Diboll soccer team loses district opener The Diboll boys soccer team lost 3-0 Friday to Hudson. The Diboll Lumberjacks are now (6-5-1) on the season and will be home vs Palestine this Friday at 6:30 p.m. The Diboll boys lost 9-0 Tuesday at home to Center 9-0. Baseball signups Diboll Youth Baseball will begin registration … Read more

Lady Jacks bidistrict champs

CUSHING — Another Diboll Lady Jacks bidistrict title was never in doubt Monday night as they defeated Carthage 82-25 – and it wasn’t really even that close. Diboll will play Waco Robinson in the area round of the playoffs at 7 p.m. Thursday in Palestine. Robinson defeated Fairfield in the first round. The Lady Jacks … Read more

Lady Jacks clinch district title

The Diboll Lady Jacks are rolling as district play winds down for them. After some relatively close couple of games early on, they have defeated the last four opponents by at least 33 points – including a 79-31 road win Tuesday, Feb. 3, over Jasper to stake claim to another district championship. Diboll (24-5, 7-0) … Read more

’Jacks split with Jasper, Hudson

The Diboll Lumberjacks improved to 3-2 in district play with an 80-54 road win over Jasper on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Diboll had three players in double figures, with Jesse Villanueva leading the way with 22 points. He hit 4-of-8 three-pointers and shot 64 percent from the floor. Jamarcus Polk scored 20 points and added 12 … Read more

Lady Jacks rounding into form

The first time around the Diboll Lady Jacks allowed the visiting Huntington Devilettes to hang around throughout the game, even giving up the lead in the fourth quarter. However, Diboll came through in the end for a 57-46 victory. The second time around, played Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Huntington, the Lady Jacks weren’t such nice … Read more