Sports Briefs 11-13-14

Lady Jacks win season opener The Diboll Lady Jacks defeated Shepherd 90-30 in the season basketball opener at Diboll. Stats: Kayla Terkell 3 points Kameri Mott 11 points and 3 steals Shardnea Rayson 5 points Brandion Taylor 2 points, 5 rebounds Kyla Cunningham 10 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals Miracle Haywood 11 points, 5 steals … Read more

Catches in bunches

All season long, the Diboll Lumberjacks’ offensive philosophy has been to “take what the defense gives.” What opposing defenses have been giving this year are JaMarkus Polk’s touchdown catches. In bunches. The Diboll wideout, an underclassman, can’t seem to catch his scores one at a time, although Friday’s game against Shepherd marked the only time … Read more

Lumberjacks still one win away from playoffs

With two games left in the district schedule, the Diboll Lumberjacks needed a win to clinch a playoff spot. They played with that sense of urgency through the majority of the first half of their 42-20 loss to the Shepherd Pirates on Friday, October 31, at Lumberjack Stadium. Diboll (2-7, 2-2) scored first, as Thomas … Read more

Sports Briefs 10-30-14

Jacks distance runners advance The Diboll Lumberjacks cross country team qualified for the regional meet with a second-place finish Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the district meet. The reginal meet is Saturday, Nov. 1. The Lady Jacks fell just three points shy of qualifying for the regional meet for the first time. However, Salara McCarter advanced … Read more

A nice surprise

It’s a defensive lineman’s dream, and one that happened so quickly and unexpectedly Tre Hamilton couldn’t believe his own hands. The Diboll defensive lineman was in the midst of a big rush into the Huntington backfield when Hamilton made contact with a running back. A bobble and a bounce later, Hamilton found himself switched to … Read more