The Nacogdoches Dragons will face their first big hurdle in an effort to capture the District 16-5A championship when they host the Marshall Mavericks tonight with first place in the District 16-5A chase at stake.
Area state-ranked girls teams from Douglass (2A), Woden (2A) and Chireno (1A) were all victorious in their respective district contests on Friday as they remained at the top of their league races.
In what has become the norm instead of a new achievement, the Nacogdoches Dragon and Lady Dragon swim teams swept their respective district championships for at least the 16th straight year on Friday at the Nacogdoches Boys & Girls Club.
In an early season key battle for the Nacogdoches Dragon soccer team, the squad improved to 1-0-1 at the Lufkin Panther Showcase Friday with a 1-1 tie with Class 6A Tyler Lee at Abe Martin Stadium.
With a home matchup with league-leading Marshall on the horizon this week, the Nacogdoches Dragons came out flat Friday night in Dragon Coliseum, but still shut down Whitehouse for nearly 12 minutes between the first and third periods and used that to propel them past the Wildcats, 45-24.
MARTINSVILLE — Martinsville Pirate head coach Danny Enloe is tired of barn-burners, but is hopeful that his team will turn the corner after a tooth-and-nail clash with No. 24-ranked San Augustine Wolves Friday night in Pirate Gymnasium.
LUFKIN — The different in the Nacogdoches Dragon soccer team from last year to this year’s squad is like night and day. A year ago the team struggled finding its identity, but this year it’s a much different story.