Sports

Wed
11
Feb

Tigers have no mercy on LCM

When the season started, the Silsbee Tigers had only one returning starter, a group of underclassmen, and many anticipated that they would have a good team but certainly not a great squad. Now as the season moves into its final week of regular season play, the squad has a record of 25-4 and is currently on a 15-game winning streak.
 

 

Wed
11
Feb

Kountze makes statement win

By Daniel Elizondo
 
Pegged as one of the biggest games of the year for the Kountze Lions, entering Friday’s rematch with league leading Buna meant all the stakes were on the table. After being shocked by the Buna Cougars on January 13 on its home court, and dropping from the top spot in the state in class 3A, Kountze set its mind on winning with no questions asked.
 

 

Wed
04
Feb

Kountze Lions are one game out of first

The Kountze Lions ran their record to 25-6 and 8-1 in district play last week with a pair of wins 62-55 over East Chambers and 110-38 over Anahuac. The wins left Kountze one game behind Buna in the district race and the two teams meet this Friday in Buna.

 

Wed
04
Feb

Silsbee aims for district crown

By Daniel Elizondo
 
The Silsbee Tigers are aiming for another district crown after a dominating performance against Hamshire-Fannett on Friday. Silsbee (23-4, 8-0 in Dist. 24-4A) needed a spark midway through the first quarter before running away with a lopsided victory 110-46 on Friday at Tiger Gym.

 

Wed
28
Jan

Lady Lions rally back in second half of season to win back-to-back games

The Kountze girls opened play in the second round of district play last week with a pair of wins over Deweyville andWarren. On Friday, the Lady Lions dropped Deweyville by a 54-43 score.
 

 

Wed
28
Jan

Tigers claim lead in District race

The Silsbee Tigers finished the first round of District 24-4A play unbeaten, leaving Silsbee Head Coach Joe Sigler to pause and take time to reflect on this. “Im pleased to go through the first round of district play unbeaten,” he said. “Anytime you can do that you can be proud. However, that was yesterday. Now you must improve to go through the second round.”
 

 

Wed
21
Jan

Evadale girls get gritty

By Daniel Elizondo
 
The Evadale Lady Rebels seem to take no prisoners when it comes to its homecourt. While Evadale rides the waves of its defense, the Lady Rebels find a way to knock down the shots to prove its worth as the No. 20 team in class 2A.

 

Wed
21
Jan

Tigers win pair of close games

The Silsbee Tigers won a couple of close games last week. The first game was a thrilling come from behind win over the LCM Battling Bears. The LCM squad, who are the newcomers in District 24-4A, led the Tigers throughout most of the game. But Silsbee battled from behind in the second half to claim a 55-53 victory.

 

Wed
14
Jan

Silsbee girls struggling but seem to play well till they tire out

The Silsbee Girls basketball team dropped a couple of games this week. Both of the contests were district games that did not turn out to be close, but they were against two of the better teams in the district. Silsbee showed definite signs of improvement. 

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Wed
14
Jan

Silsbee rattles Bridge City on homecourt

By Daniel Elizondo
 
The Silsbee Tigers may have been without one of its starters on Friday, but the missing piece was no threat to the No. 8 team in the state in class 4A. Silsbee (17-4, 3-0 in Dist. 24-4A) scored at will on its fast break opportunities and throttled Bridge City 85-32 in the team’s third league game of the season.

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