Softball results from around Johnson County for games played March 2:
The Cleburne Yellow Jackets received a solid pitching performance from Preston Griffith and took advantage of a couple Red Oak mistakes to open District 14-5A play with a 5-0 win Tuesday night at Yellow Jacket Field.
The Railroaders recently announced two more signings as Cleburne continues to shape its 2021 roster with the additions of infielders Osvaldo “Ozzie” Martinez and Ramon Hernandez.
After a tough 0-2 start to the season, the Cleburne Lady Jackets have bounced back with three blowout wins as they are set to return to District 14-5A play tonight.
Cleburne High School junior Samara Harman will be making her third consecutive appearance at the UIL Class 5A state swim meet Tuesday after qualifying as the Region II champion in the 500-yard freestyle.
Even though things haven’t gone as planned in District 14-5A play for the Cleburne Yellow Jackets, they’re still battling through their struggles with hopes of putting things together down the stretch to make a run.
The Cleburne Lady Jackets went 2-0-1 after playing three matches in a span of four days last week, picking up five big points in the district standings in the process.
The Cleburne Yellow Jackets finished their season-opening weekend with a 3-1 showing at the Waco Tournament, capping the tourney off with a 6-3 victory over Austin High on Saturday afternoon.
Losing a highly accomplished and experienced senior core to graduation would be tough for many programs to overcome. On top of that, add in the loss of an all-state caliber player who also happens to be your No. 1 pitcher to an ACL injury, and it would be an absolute gut punch to most programs. But the Cleburne Yellow Jackets are not most programs.
The Cleburne Yellow Jackets, Godley Wildcats and Grandview Zebras each have multiple players selected to the Texas Sports Writers Association’s 2020 All-State football team.
When Cleburne Head Coach Mary Beck escorts four Jackets into Saturday’s Class 5A boys state swim meet, she will be navigating familiar water — as a former state champion whose record still stands.
In a game of momentum, the Keene Chargers came up on the short end of a 64-55 loss to Whitewright in the Class 3A area playoffs Wednesday night at Ennis High School.
Softball results for Johnson County teams from Tuesday as the 2021 season finally got underway after last week’s weather canceled most games across the state:
The Cleburne Lady Jackets and Joshua Lady Owls each picked up big wins Tuesday night, setting up a big-time showdown Thursday.
Playing in their first playoff game in 39 years, the Joshua Owls left it all on the court Tuesday night in a hard-fought 61-50 loss to North Forney in the Class 5A bi-district playoffs at Grapevine High School.
Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in the Los Angeles area and is undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. His condition isn't yet clear.
CEDAR HILL — In a back-and-forth battle that went into overtime, the Alvarado Indians fell short in a 69-65 loss to Dallas Wilmer-Hutchins in a Class 4A bi-district playoff battle Monday night at Trinity Christian High School in Cedar Hill.
The Keene Chargers captured a Class 3A bi-district championship — their first playoff victory in a decade — with a 51-43 victory Saturday over Ponder at Coppell High School.
One quarter was the difference as a memorable 2020-21 season came to an end for the Rio Vista Eagles in a 53-30 loss to Poolville in the Class 2A bi-district playoffs at Aledo High School.
Cleburne ended the 2020-21 campaign on the wrong side of program history with an 0-26 overall record. Coach Jeff Bush discussed the season with the Times-Review.
The Joshua Owls are back in the playoffs for the first time in 39 years after beating Red Oak, 61-50, in a tiebreaker game Saturday night at Italy High School.
It was a tale of two halves in Saturday's Class 4A area playoff showdown as the Kennedale Lady Kats overcame a 10-point deficit with a big second half for a 51-47 win over the Godley Lady Cats at Burleson's Elk Arena.
Listed below are updated area-round girls playoff pairings and updated bi-district boys playoff pairings for Johnson County basketball teams. Inclement weather has forced games to be rescheduled several times this week, but these are the most up-to-date pairings:
Following are updated area-round girls playoff pairings for Johnson County teams that were victorious in their bi-district playoff games. Inclement weather has forced games to be rescheduled a couple times. The following days and times are also subject to change due to weather:
Small schools comprise the majority of the Cleburne Ford 2020 All-Johnson County football superlative selections after successful seasons in Grandview, Godley and Rio Vista.
The Cleburne Ford 2020 All-Johnson County football team is as deep as ever with five programs being represented by at least 11 players and the other four programs each receiving multiple selections.
The 2020-21 season came to an end for the Cleburne Lady Jackets with a 48-36 loss to North Forney in a Class 5A bi-district playoff game Friday night at North Forney High School.
In celebration of 100 years of UIL Texas high school basketball, the University Interscholastic League is honoring 100 of the best teams, players and coaches in UIL basketball history. And a pair of Johnson County legends have already made the cut in Cleburne’s Kim Lummus and Godley’s Stacy McPherson.
The 2020-21 UIL Texas high school girls basketball playoffs begin this week with several Johnson County teams in action. Following are bi-district playoff pairings for the seven teams that made the postseason:
Cleburne came away with gold medal wins in five events to send Yellow Jacket swimmers on to state following Saturday’s Class 5A Region II contest in Mansfield.
The East Texas Baptist University women's basketball team is off to an 18-0 start to the 2020-21 season, including a program-best No. 2 national ranking in d3Hoops.com's NCAA Division III National Poll.
In a tiebreaker game to determine playoff seeding, the Cleburne Lady Jackets grinded out a 35-27 win Monday night over Joshua at Jeff D. Cody Arena to earn the No. 3 seed out of District 14-5A.
After finishing tied for third place in District 14-5A, the Cleburne Lady Jackets and Joshua Lady Owls are set to square off in a tiebreaker game to determine playoff seeding.
After a stellar junior season and a dominant start to her senior campaign, Cleburne goalkeeper Lexie Key signed Wednesday to continue her soccer career at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College.
Finish times for Yellow Jacket swimmers at the district meet have created a new wave of excitement as they are set to compete Saturday at the Class 5A Region II contest in Mansfield.
From swinging a plastic toy golf club as a toddler to taking first place in numerous high school golf tournaments the past couple years, Cleburne’s Trey Archer put pen to paper to begin writing the next chapter of his golf story Wednesday by signing with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
After being a cornerstone of Eagle football the past four years, Rio Vista’s Ethan Cumins signed Wednesday to continue his career with Howard Payne University.
Cleburne newcomer Kameron Walton saw through with his verbal commitment to the University of New Mexico by officially signing with the Lobos on Wednesday.
This Week's Circulars
- Vaccine hub underway; Appointment sign-ups open every Monday morning for the week
- Despite No. 1 ranking, Cleburne facing a couple of obstacles entering 2021 season
- Brazos Electric files for bankruptcy
- Gov. Greg Abbott says he's rescinding statewide mask mandate, capacity limits on businesses
- CPD alarmed about lack of household alarm permits in Cleburne
- Gov. Greg Abbott weighing end to mask order, other statewide coronavirus rules, says announcement coming “pretty soon”
- COVID-19 vaccine waitlist open in Burleson
- COVID-19 vaccination hub open for Johnson County residents
- Energy executive: Texas power plants turned off in crisis
- City main breaks affect Palo Pinto jail water; Parker County Jail free from storm impact