Category Archives: Sports & Outdoors

Earl Thomas III Needs 6-8 Months Recuperation Time

Even though major league baseball has begun its exhibition season and college and professional basketball is winding down toward the playoffs, pro football news has practically been put on the back burner. National Football League items of interest to fans

Lady Bear golfers capture 3rd in tournament

Lady Bears golf

Congratulations to the LCM Lady Bear Golf Team for capturing third place at the Warren Tournament held at Wildwood. Lauren Cox was second medalist with a 74. Nederland won the tournament and PNG was second. Picture from left: Theresa Beckett,

Orange County track and teams off and running

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Orange County track and field teams are off and running in the 2015 season competing in respective meets throughout the area. Bridge City and Little Cypress-Mauriceville joined the West Orange-Stark Mustangs for the annual Mustang Relays at Dan R. Hooks

Lady Bears named to All-District Teams

Lady Bears basketball

Five Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School basketball players were named to the All-District Girls Basketball Team. Josie Nimitz earned Defensive MVP; Tori Thompson and Grace Chen were named First Team; Sheridan Rogers was named to the Second Team and Maddie Frey

St. Mary announces softball team

St. Mary softball

St. Mary Catholic School is pleased to announce their 2014-2015 softball team. The team was excited to start the season off with winning their first game. The team pictured from left: Kaitlyn Orillion, Sydney Schmitt, Jeanna McCorvy, JoAnna Henry, Olivia

CCS tennis team wins at WB tournament

CCS Tennis

Community Christian School’s Varsity tennis team did very well at the West Brook tennis tournament Feb. 27.  Justine Sylestine and Danielle Paul won first place overall in the Girls Doubles division. Josh Howard took first place and Skyler Menard took second

WOS Baseball cancelled

The WO-S baseball game scheduled for today has been cancelled.

OHS Tennis teams successful in tournament

OHS Tennis

The Orangefield Varsity Tennis team brought home four first place medals last week at the Orange County tournament.  Girls B Doubles team, Abby Green and Ashlyn Turley and Boys B Doubles, Slade Granger and Dakota Harrison won their respective divisions.

OHS Students named to THSCA All State

Several Orangefield High School students were named THSCA Academic All State members. Those students are as follows: Boys Basketball – Matthew Kress, second team. Girls Basketball – Emilee Adrio, Ashton Gautreaux and Jade Ousley, Honorable Mention; Brook Ehrlich, Brandy Ehrlich

WOS varsity baseball team to play Jasper

The WOS varsity basbeall team will play Jasper at home, Tuesday, March 3, at 6:00pm. This will be the varsity team only.

Taking bass fishing to a new level

Colburn art

You just never know when you are going to meet and have the time to visit with a total stranger that unexpectedly makes your day.I very much enjoyed one of those chance meetings while waiting to check out at Academy

LCM participates in Nederland track meet

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Track and Field team participated in the Nederland track meet on Friday, Feb. 20. These athletes earned spots in the top finishers: Ethan Reed, 1st in Discus / 1st in Shot Put; Marvis Brown, 3rd in Discus

Lady Bears lifters qualify for regional meet

Six Lady Bear Iron powerlifters have qualified for the Region 4, Division 2 Regional Meet in Placios on Thursday, Feb. 26. Lifters include Nikki Mathis, 114 Weight Class; Michela Dearing, 123 Weight Class; Courtney Price, 132 Weight Class; Sh’Kayla Rogers,

Finding your own “Hot Spot”

I can’t tell you how many times I have seen this happen, Joe Angler reads the fishing report in the paper or hears about one at a local tackle shop and decides he better get down there because the fish

Orangefield’s Watkins signs with McMurry

Jerrod Watkins

Orangefield’s Jerrod Watkins signed with McMurry to play college football. Pictured are Jerrod’s mother, father, two brothers and his grandmother.  

Kaz’s Korner

NFL combine indicates Winston will be first QB drafted Turning pro in the sport of baseball or basketball is not nearly as difficult a transition than what is required for a college quarterback to join the National Football League. Major

OF freshman duo wins first in tennis tournament

OF Tennis

The Orangefield varsity tennis team competed in Nederland on Friday, Feb. 20. Boys B Doubles, Slade Granger and Dakota Harrison advanced to quarterfinals.  Girls B Doubles, Abby Green and Ashlyn Turley as well as Boys B Singles Sean Edgerton advanced

WO-S Alumni baseball game postponed

The WOS Alumni baseball game, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 21, has been postponed due to impending weather. The game will be rescheduled at a later date.

Lady Bears golf takes third in tournament

Lady Bears Golf

Congratulations to the LCM Lady Bears for capturing 3rd place at the Vidor Golf Tournament held at Brentwood Country Club. Lauren Cox won second medalist. Nederland won the tournament followed by PNG then LCM. Picture left to right are Ashley

WO-S boys to play warm-up basketball game

The WOS Boys Basketball team will play Kirbyville in a warm-up game, Friday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 pm, at Evadale High School. Ticket prices are $4 for adults and $2 for students.

Big fish help to shake off the winter blues

As far as I am concerned late February and March has to be one the best times on the calendar for a wide variety of reasons. Spring is closing in and everything starts to heat up, especially the fishing. Anglers