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Tigers to take on Paris Chisum Mustangs

DAINGERFIELD--The Daingerfield Tigers boys basketball team will travel to Rivercrest on Monday, Feb. 20, to take on the Paris Chisum Mustangs in the Bi-district playoff round.

Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. The Tigers are set to be the visiting team.

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Avinger faces Slidell in area round of girls hoop playoffs

MOUNT VERNON – The Avinger Lady Indians defeated Fannidel, 54-44, on Feb. 14 in bi-district action in the Class 1A playoffs.

Avinger advanced to the Region 3 area round and will face the Slidell Lady Greyhounds at Celeste for a 7 p.m. tipoff on Friday, Feb. 17.

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Girls Basketball Report

The Lady Tigers
battled the Redwater Lady Dragons, coming
within seconds of notching their first district
win on Feb. 3.
Daignerfield ultimately fell to the Lady
Dragons, 37-35.
Montrevia Durham notched a double
double, scoring 18 points to go with 10 rebounds.
Durham also added four steals in the
loss. Kiara Robinson had eight points for the
Lady Tigers, along with four rebounds and
two steals.
Jasmine Tatum had six points and three
rebounds; Mo Sok scored two points, while
Makayla Robinson added one.
Kahleyia Johnson grabbed 10 rebounds,
three steals, and two assists, while Dee Hall
had eight rebounds and six assists in the loss.
The Lady Tigers finished up the regular
season at Paul Pewitt on Tuesday.
Hughes Spring 30,
Daingerfield 25
DAINGERFIELD -- The Lady Tigers
fought a tough matchup with the Hughes

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Davis signs with TJC

Daingerfield High School
senior Cody Davis made
the next step in his football
career on Feb. 1, when he
signed a national letter-of intent
with Tyler Junior College.
Davis will suit up for the
Apaches football team this
Davis received many accolades
following his senior
season when he recorded 84
tackles, 13 sacks, and six
forced fumbles.

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Hughes Springs Lady Mustangs eager to complete unfinished business

The Hughes Springs Lady
Mustangs 2016 softball season
ended with a thud. It was a season
of great potential that
started with a few questions
marks, but throughout the season,
all of those question marks
were answered. The only thing
that stood in their way was a
mountain of unrealized potential.
While some people were
sent home disappointed with a
regional playoff loss to a good
team, most people also understood
that good thing are still to
This 2017 season brings that
potential back to the stage, but
what will make this season different
is that the ladies are a year
older and wiser. Gone are the
days when they questioned
whether or not they could
accomplish the goals they have
set for themselves. These ladies
know that they can reach their
ultimate goal, which is the state
tournament in Austin, in early

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JV Lady Tigers narrowly defeated by Redwater

The Daingerfield Lady
Tigers traveled to Redwater
on Tuesday, Jan. 10. The junior
varsity squad narrowly
missed a win, while the varsity
team suffered a more
resounding defeat.
The junior varsity team,
led by TaQuasia Latchison,
battled in the contest, ultimately
falling by one point,
20-21. Latchison scored five
points and grabbed five
rebounds for the Tigers.
Jahkayla Doddy followed
Latchison’s performance
with four points to go with
five steals, while Gekayla
Alexander added four
points, three rebounds, and
two steals in the loss. Jamie
Neal, Demontisia Hendrix,
and Jamie Nix each scored
two points, while Tori
Bennet rounded out the
scoring with one point for
the Lady Tigers.
The varsity squad had a
tougher match, falling by the
score of 17-48. Jasmine
Tatum scored six points to

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Daingerfield falls to Pewitt Brahmas

The Lady Tigers hosted
the Paul Pewitt Lady
Brahmas on Friday, Jan. 13,
still looking for their first
district win.
In the junior varsity
matchup, The Lady Tigers
fell, 21-17. Hannah Herron
and Desiree Brenton had 6
each; Sam Smith had 5;
Desiree Coffey and Alice
Moon had 2 each for
Pewitt. For the Lady Tigers,
Gekayla Alexander and
Jahkayla Doddy had four
points each; Quay
Latchison had five; and
Jamie Nix and Tori Bennett
had two each.
In a varsity matchup that
saw the Lady Tigers leading
at halftime, a second
half surge by Pewitt proved
too much, as the Lady
Tigers fell, 42-34. Ebbony
Cobbins had 26 points to
lead the Lady Brahmas;
while Taya Jackson had
eight points.
For Daingerfield,
Montrevia Durham had 10
points, four rebounds, and
three steals; while Kahleyia

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Daingerfield wins contest with Bears

The Daingerfield
Tigers welcomed the
DeKalb Bears to Jess
Hanson Gymnasium on
Jan. 3. The Tigers came
out on top, outscoring
the Bears by 20 for the
56-36 win.
Micah Reeves led
three Tigers into double
figures with 17 points in
a 56-36 win over the
Bears. Reggie Jeter
added 12 points, while
Tim Broner 10 for the
Tigers, who outscored
DeKalb 17-4 in the third
quarter to pull away.
The win gives
Daingerfield two district

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Tigers battle before falling to DeKalb

The Daingerfield Lady
Tigers welcomed the
DeKalb Bears to Jesse
Hanson Gymnasium to
begin the New Year on the
hardwood. Both the junior
varsity and varsity girls’
teams fell to the Lady Bears
in a district matchup.
The junior varsity squad
last by 12, 28-16. Jahkayla
Doddy had five points
with two assists, to compliment
leading scorer
TaQuasia Latchison, who
had nine points and five
rebounds. Tori Bennett
added two points and four
rebounds, and Jakia Neal
grabbed six rebounds in
the loss.
The varsity squad was
outscored in the first half,
going in at halftime down
by 23. Although the Lady
Tigers would eventually
fall to the Lady Bears, it
was not due to a lack of
adjustment and better
play on their part. After
scoring only 11 points in
the first half, the Lady
Tigers outscored DeKalb

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Mustangs win one, lose one to begin 2017

The Hughes Springs
Mustang boys’ basketball
team has started the year
off with a win and a loss,
but have to feel good
about the team headed
forward, after a win
against Redwater and a
close loss to Daingerfield.
The Mustangs beat
Redwater 55-45 last
Tuesday and lost to
Daingerfield 47-45 on
On Tuesday, the boys
took on the Dragons from
Redwater and led from the
beginning basically, leading
13-7 after one quarter,
and then 25-18 at the half.
Hughes Springs was led
by Chandler King who
poured in 14 points, going
6-12 in shot attempts,
while having 12 rebounds,
five assists and four steals
and three blocks.
The Mustangs owned
the paint in the game, getting
40 points in the paint
to 0 for Redwater. The
Mustangs also won the
rebounding edge and
scored more points in


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