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    Spring sports update

    03/02/2015 12:48 PM CST
    John Bennett, like many of the residents of Jack County, is getting tired of the winter weather. The Jacksboro High softball coach has been fighting the winter blahs for more than a week. 
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    Cowboys lose in bi-district
    02/26/2015 12:37 PM CST - MILLSAP — Bryson’s defense did the job Wednesday night. Lingleville’s press was just better. Lingieville pressed the Cowboys for four quarters in a Class A bi-district boys basketball game which  gave the squad 49 of its 53 points. Read more

    Bryson hires Briles for new AD./Coach
    02/26/2015 12:34 PM CST - BRYSON — After a month-long search, Bryson ISD officials have selected Mineral Wells assistant coach Jason Briles as their new Athletic Director/Head Football Coach. Read more

    Tigerette softball hosts tournament
    02/25/2015 10:47 AM CST - While it wasn’t the best weekend for the Jacksboro varsity softball squad, the Tigerettes did pick up a couple of wins in its own 10-team tournament. Read more

    Tigerette softball loses to Mineral Wells
    02/19/2015 12:11 PM CST - MINERAL WELLS — Not a bad way to start your high school career.   Jacksboro freshman Hannah Drennan got things off on the right start offensively by homering in her first at-bat for the Tigerettes to give the visitors a 1-0 first inning lead. Read more

    Perrin girls lose to Huckabay
    02/19/2015 12:05 PM CST - By CLINT FOSTER cfoster@ mineralwellsindex.com MINERAL WELLS — The Perrin Lady Pirates entered the playoffs as the second-place team from District 17-1A, but they couldn’t keep pace with 18th-ranked Huckabay from the top-heavy District 18 on Monday, as the Indians prevailed, 48-25, in bi-district playoff action at Mineral Wells High School Gym. Read more

    JMS boys split season finales
    02/19/2015 12:01 PM CST - Jacksboro Middle School’s boys basketball teams split a pair of games Tuesday night in their season finales vs. visiting Paradise. The seventh grade ‘A’ suffered a 70-8 setback to close the year at 4-10 overall and 2-8 in district play. Read more

    Tigers lose season finale
    02/19/2015 11:57 AM CST - NOCONA — Jacksboro’s varsity boys basketball squad held with Nocona for more than a quarter Tuesday evening but the Indians began to pull away in the first half and held on for a 74-59 victory at Indian Gym. Read more

    Tigerettes bitten by Howe in bi-district
    02/19/2015 11:55 AM CST - DENTON — Being ignored can put a large chip on one’s shoulder. Playing the kind of game they had in getting to the postseason, the Tigerettes held their own for a half but Howe used a lengthy third quarter run and will move on to face Brock courtesy of a 62-41 win over Jacksboro in a Class 3A, Region II bi-district matchup at Ryan High. Read more

    Woman admits digging up dad's grave in search of 'real will'

    LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes pleaded guilty Monday. Full Story
    Celeb birthdays for the week of March 8-14

    March 8: Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 71. Musician-actor Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is 70. Bassist Randy Meisner (The Eagles, Poco) is 69. Full Story