Zaveion Okoh had a career day on Friday, posting a team-high 27 points and connecting five three-pointers in a win over the Lufkin Panthers at the Jasper Venture Games at Whitehouse. He also posted seven rebounds and six steals. Through two games, Okoh has led the Tigers in scoring, averaging 25 points per game in the process. With the wins, the Tigers moved up one spot in the state rankings to 14.
The NFL just moved through one of the most eventful weekends in recent memory, as it managed a COVID-19 outbreak in Baltimore, the sudden loss of all four quarterbacks in Denver, and the unexpected three-week closure of the 49ers’ stadium and practice facility. The league’s playoff picture, meanwhile, remained remarkably unchanged. The Giants and Titans jump into the division leads.
The NBA said Saturday that the delayed Hall of Fame weekend at Springfield, Massachusetts, will be held from May 13-15. Bryant, Duncan, and Garnett, with a combined 48 All-Star Game selections and 11 NBA championships between them, were the class’s headliners that they announced last April. They all got into the Hall in their first year as finalists, as did WNBA great Tamika Catchings.
Sulphur Springs Lady Cat Volleyball ended a great season as the District and the Bi-District Champs. North Forney ended their playoff run.
The 15 Mount Pleasant Tigers hosted the Oklahoma City Storm on Friday night for their first home game, and the 2020-’21 season began. Mt Pleasant comes off a record-breaking last year. Most anticipate that to continue with four of the Tigers’ starting five returning. Mt Pleasant vs. Royse City play Tuesday (Dec 1) 5:00 pm for JV followed by varsity – tickets https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/12516
Sulphur Springs’ Lady Cat Basketball hosts Terrell starting with JV at 5:00 pm Tuesday followed by varsity. The guy’s 9th, JV, and varsity are at Rockwall.
Monday – District
Rockwall vs. North Mesquite at Memorial Monday at 7:00 pm
Tyler Legacy vs. Mesquite at Hanby Monday at 7:00 pm
Thursday – District
Rowlett vs. Lakeview Centennial at HBJ Thursday 7:00 pm
Rockwall Heath vs. Skyline at Wilkerson Std Thursday 7:00 pm
Playoffs Week 4
Beckville vs. Timpson at Lion Std Fri 7:30 pm
Elysian Fields vs. Waskom at Lobo Fri 7:30 pm
Gilmer vs Caddo Mills at Memorial Fri 7:00 pm
Mt Vernon vs. Malakoff at Hanby Fri 7:00 pm
Crandall vs. Greenville at Ford Std Fri 7:30 pm
Hallsville vs. Pine Tree at Pine Tree Fri 7:30 pm
Marshall vs. Nacogdoches at Marshall Fri 7:30 pm
Mt Pleasant vs. Jacksonville at Jacksonville Fri 7:30 pm
Sulphur Springs vs. Forney at Forney Fri 7:30 pm
Texas High vs. Whitehouse at Tiger Std Fri 7:30 pm
Playoffs Week 4
Paris vs. Argyle at McKinney ISD Sat 6:00 pm