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Wed
15
Apr

WOS Mustangs kick Tigers with Second inning outburst, 5-3

West Orange Stark jumped on the Silsbee Tigers for five early runs and then held on to claim a 5-3 victory. The loss for the Tigers came on a night in which they were out-hit 9-2. WOS picked up one run in the first inning and then added four more in the second.

 

Wed
08
Apr

Lady Lions battle hard but drop two games

The Kountze Lady Lions dropped a pair of real tough hard played games this week. Friday they were defeated by Deweyville in a 3-1 game. Kountze hit the ball well and played good defense.They kept hitting the ball at  the middle of the infield and Deweyville’s shortstop responded with good play after good play. She would knock down hard to reach balls and throw the runner out at first every time the Lions had a scoring opportunity.
 
Wed
08
Apr

Lions tied for first in 23-3A

The standings in Division 23-3A went into turmoil last week when the Warren Warriors upset the Kountze Lions leaving both team in a tie for first with Buna at 5-1. Warren has proven to be the surprise team of the year. They now have the best overall record in the district at 11- 4. Hardin is in fourth place at 4-2 and one of the expected contenders for the district crown, Kirbyville is in a distant tie with Anahuac for fifth at 2-4. East Chambers is 1-5 and Deweyville is 0-6.
 
Wed
01
Apr

Tigers outhit Bridge City

The Silsbee Tigers loaded the bases with no one out and pushed across two runs in the  bottom of the sixth inning to upset a highly regarded Bridge City baseball team last  Tuesday. The real story of the day was the outstanding pitching performance by Chase Partain for the Tigers
 

 

Wed
01
Apr

Silsbee junior finishes second at state

Silsbee junior earned a silver medal after finishing in second place at the Texas High School Powerlifting state meet in Abilene. Patrick Hudson, a Baylor football commit, lifted a total of 1,800 pounds for second place in the super heavyweight category of Division 2.
 

 

Wed
25
Mar

Rebels ten run High Island

Evadale claimed an 11-1 victory over High Island in a six inning game in Evadale on Friday. The High Island Cardinals took the lead in the first inning when their lead off hitter Chris Durnell got on base with a single. Brian LeBlanc followed with a single and then Durnell  cored on an outfield fly.
 
Wed
25
Mar

Chapel in the Pines to host Homecoming/Easter Celebration

Chapel in the Pines is hosting its 33rd Homecoming /Easter Celebration on Sunday, March 29 at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend the celebration for the Lord. There will be preaching and singing with The Stanley’s,
dinner and fellowship, and an egg hunt for the kids.
 
Wed
18
Mar

Silsbee Tigers drop 1-0 decision to Jasper after rains wipe out tourney

Ethan Dunn was on themound for the Tigers during their win over Orangefield. The stout freshman is developing into one of the Tigers better pitchers. Orangefield scored two in the last inning to cut the final margin to 7-6. The Tigers have a lot of young players on this years team. Still it appears that they have an excellent chance of extending their string of play off appearances.
Last week, the Silsbee Tiger baseball team was scheduled to play in the Jasper tournament. Rain and wet conditions put a damper on the tournament and when it was all done, the Tigers had a singlegame against Jasper.  
This game quickly turned into a pitchers duel with neither team scoring in the first four innings. Jasper finally picked up a run in the bottom of the fifth and the Bulldogs made that run stand up for a 1- 0 victory. Silsbee had no runs on four hits and no errors. Jasper scored one run on five hits and no errors.
 
Wed
18
Mar

Silsbee falls to Hardin-Jefferson

Baley Root sends a pitch during the Tigers loss to Orangefield on Tuesday evening. She is one of the most experienced girls on the Tiger team.

By Daniel Elizondo

 

Silsbee softball suffered itsfirst Dist. 24-4A loss to  Hardin-Jefferson on Monday. Silsbee (10-4, 0-1) made up the game on Monday after a rain-soaked week that postponed two district games. Hardin-Jefferson was too much for Silsbee, posting 12 runs in the sixth and seventh innings to win 13-1. Baley Root suffered the loss in the circle for Silsbee, giving up 12 hits and five earned runs while striking out eight batters.

 

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Wed
18
Mar

Brock halts Kountze at state semi’s

Kountze junior Grayland Arnold (15) gets a partial block on Brock forward Micah Thornton in the first half of play at the Alamodome in San Antonio for the UIL 3A state semifinals. Brock defeated Kountze 76-61, and became the eventual state champions after defeating Universal City Randolph on Saturday. Ready to rebound for Kountze is Henry Barnes (32).

By Daniel Elizondo

 

The Kountze Lions state bid came to a screeching halt after facing the eventual state champion in the UIL boys state basketball tournament. Kountze (33-7) struggled to get over the hump against the buzz saw Brock Eagles on Thursday at the Alamodome in San Antonio for the 3A state semifinals. Brock never relinquished a lead in the game, and dominated the fourth quarter en route to a 76-61 win over the Region III-3A champion Kountze Lions to advance to the 3Astate finals to face Universal City Randolph, winners over Childress.

 

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