Sports

Tue
28
Apr

Lady Pirate softball team wins District Championship

The Lady Pirates clinched the District Championship last Tuesday with a 10-3 win at Lumberton. The Ladies lost their final game of the season at home against Port Neches- Groves 3-2. They finished District play with a 13-1 record. In the first round of the playoffs they play Galena Park at Goose Creek at 7 p.m. Whitney Howerton was the winning pitcher in the Lumberton game with four strike outs. McKenzie Andrus had three hits and scored two runs. The big hit of the game was a double by Raven Britt with the bases loaded scoring three runs. Evelyn Baker had a triple, single and scored two runs. Kalli Edwards had two hits and played good defense. Catcher Kaleigh Desormeaux had two hits and one RBI. Asha Howard had one hit and a fielders choice and scored two runs.

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Tue
28
Apr

Little League Days

Little League Red Sox team picture shows Coach Williamson, Richard Bourgeois, Warren McCabe, Johnny Williamson, Renee Geer (Leasure), team sweetheart, Larry Crile, Robin Cornish, and Keith Turner. Bottom row: Billy Blanchard, Chris Turner, Billy Cornish, Leslie Williamson, and Jerry Don Bryan.

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Thu
23
Apr

Regional Tournament

Vidor High School freshman, Kayla Lee, teeing off at the Regional Golf tournament at River Ridge Golf Club in Sealy, Texas 

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Thu
23
Apr

Don’t let muddy water keep you from fishing

During all of my years of fishing for bass I chunked lures in some really muddy water. At  irst I believed that bass wouldn’t bite in muddy water but as the years went by I learned that they will. Sometime if there is a rapid influx of cold muddy water that can really make fishingdifficult. However, within a couple of days the bass will acclimate to the new environment  and start feeding again. Speckled trout and redfish are no different but the difference is salt water. Trout, reds, and flounder are salt water fish but they do have  a built in tolerance for fresh water. The fish that call Sabine Lake home are used to periodic

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Tue
21
Apr

Recent rainouts haven’t dampened expectations

Tue
21
Apr

Lady Pirates undefeated in District play

Thu
16
Apr

Magic show coming to Orange April 27

An unforgettable night of magic is coming to Orange -- one you won’t want to miss! The Kiwanis Club of Orange, TX is hosting a Magic Show on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the Little Cypress Mauriceville High School Auditorium. With his impossible leight of hand, Magician  CJ Johnson is sure to make the skeptics think twice and the kids at heart  become younger! His performance is 
 
Thu
16
Apr

Everyday events trigger flashbacks

It is strange to me how certain verbal or visual images will trigger a thought of something that happened in the past. It happens with all sorts of things that are tucked away far back in the recesses of our brains; things to do with our childhood, relationships, work life, or whatever. Some are very pleasant  ome not so and some have been long forgotten and then called out  of memory. Such it was with me this past Monday.  My three guests and I were sitting anchored with the Power Pole
 
Tue
14
Apr

Girls’ Golf

Vidor High School Freshman Kayla Lee of the Lady Pirate Golf team qualified for the Regional Golf Tournament at River Ridge Golf Club in Sealy.

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Tue
14
Apr

Golden Triangle Raceway to host IMCA Modifieds, ASCS MINI Sprints Friday

by Joy Graham

Another exciting evening is planned for this Friday, April 17th at Golden Triangle Raceway Park. IMCA Modifieds (who were rained out last Friday) will be joined by the ASCS Mini Sprints in the oval track spotlight. A fan favorite,the mini sprints are powered by motorcycle motors and seem to fly around the track. Also racing on the same program will be Limited Modifieds, Street Stock, Pure Stock and Jr. Mini Stock. Starting time for the show is 7:45 p.m. Pit gates open at 2:00 and the grandstand opens at 6:00.

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