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Senior lifter

Senior Jim Hitchcock lifts during meet at Belton. The Hornets held at tri-meet on Thursday at Gatesville High School. Hitchcock took the gold medal in the 275-pound plus weight class.

Ford lifter

Gatesville lifters take sixth at Belton meet

Gatesville High lifters brought home six medals and a sixth-place fi nish from the Belton Invitational held Saturday. The Hornet girls totaled 19 points overall for a sixthplace finish in

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Wheeless of fortune

Andrew Wheeless celebrates moments after heaving a halfcourt shot for the game-winner in Jonesboro’s JV victory over Priddy Tuesday night.

Half-court heave excites crowd

Andrew Wheeless doesn’t get to shoot much, but his heave at the buzzer Tuesday against the Priddy Pirates defied all odds. The Jonesboro sophomore launched the game winner from halfcourt

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Sure shot

Junior guard Hannah Wilson led the way with 16 points and was a cool eight of 10 from the free throw line in a key 37-33 win over the Priddy Pirates Tuesday night. The Eagles lead the district after avenging their only district loss.

Jonesboro girls take command

Jonesboro needed to win Tuesday night to put itself in the driver’s seat for another district title in girls’ basketball. Junior guard Hannah Wilson was well aware of that when


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