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State Ranked Teams Play the Finals in Fairfield’s Annual Basketball Tournament

FAIRFIELD INVITATIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT State Ranked Teams Play the Finals The Fairfield Invitational Basketball Tournament tipped off last Thursday and housed 12 boys teams and 14 girls teams.  The finals in the girls and boys division featured all four in the top 20 in the state of Texas.   GIRLS TOURNAMENT POOL PLAY POOL A The Fairfield Lady Eagles opened the tournament facing the Normangee Lady Panthers.  Braden Bossier scored nine of her game high 14 points and the Lady Eagles won 51-38.  Concordia Lutheran of Tomball defeated Normangee easily in pool play.  They led 26-9 at the half...

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Changes Ahead with UIL Realignment

The University Interscholastic League has released its cutoff numbers and preliminary enrollment figures for 2018-2020 reclassification and realignment, making it possible to see which classification schools should end up in without having to wait until Feb. 1 when the final numbers are released. Freestone County Schools (Fairfield, Teague, Wortham) are part of Division II. Their conference is determined by each school’s enrollment numbers. The results are as follows: –4A Conference = 505 to 1149 students: Fairfield – 537, Mexia – 508, Athens – 925, Madisonville – 668, Robinson – 704, Waco/Connally – 602, Waco/La Vega – 865, Rusk – 601, Palestine – 965, Lorena – 577, Hillsboro – 537, and Salado – 563. –3A Conference = 225 to 504 students: Teague – 428, Whitney – 457, Palestine Westwood – 425, Mildred – 246, Malakoff -388, Elkhart – 383, Crockett -363, Buffalo – 266, Groesbeck – 468, and Blooming Grove – 284. –2A Conference = 105-161.4 students: Wortham – 151, Itasca – 200, Rosebud-Lott – 213, Dawson – 132, Granger – 125, Timpson – 180, Teneha – 171.5, Mt. Enterprise – 121, Grapeland – 141, and Overton – 134. –Conference Cutoffs 6A     2190 and above       253 schools (Basketball)     252 schools (Football) 5A     1150 – 2189              254 schools (Basketball)     253 schools (Football) 4A     505 – 1149                191 schools (Basketball)     183 schools (Football) 3A     225 – 504                  232 schools (Basketball)     211 schools...

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Lions Fall in Quarterfinals 42-20

The Teague Lions battled from a 35-7 deficit but could not take the lead and their season ended on the turf at Waco ISD Stadium.  The Rockdale Tigers reach the state semifinals with a 42-20 win over the Lions. Teague committed 15 penalties for 125 yards and had two touchdowns called back.  They were able to get some momentum with a couple of quick scores in the third quarter, but it was not enough to complete a comeback and their trip through the playoffs ended in the fourth round. Teague had to punt on their first possession and Rockdale...

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Lions Roar in to Quarterfinals

The Teague Lions fell behind 14-7 midway through the second quarter and then scored 31 unanswered points and advanced to the state quarterfinal with a win over the Franklin Lions at Waco ISD Stadium on Friday night. Teague dominated the second half with three scores in five minutes to take control of the lead and the game.   They will face the Rockdale Tigers Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at Waco ISD Stadium. Franklin took the opening kickoff marched downfield for the first score of the game.  The running of Jared Pedraza, Nick Lopez and Clayton Rosprim put the Lions...

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Undefeated Eagles Dominate Weekend Tournament

UP FOR TWO AGAINST PALMER is Jaise Oliver, as the Eagles Win and advance to the Championship Game during the weekend tournament in Buffalo.   FLYING PAST SLOCUM is Fairfield Eagle Kadarius Walker. The Fairfield varsity team become undefeated to win the Buffalo Tournament this past weekend.   (Photos by Melissa...

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