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Springtown rallies late to topple Tolar

March 8, 2014

Springtown scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to upend the Tolar Lady Rattlers 4-2 in a nondistrict softball game Tuesday.

Tolar pitcher Staci Ashley surrendered just two hits and struck out nine.

Searra Mace and Hannah Lee each had two hits.

Lee’s inside-the-park home run put Tolar ahead by a run in the fourth. Then, Mace had a double in the top of the fifth and was brought home by Ashley.Read the rest

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Big first inning propels Rattlers past Dublin

March 5, 2014

A 10-run first inning lifted the Tolar Rattlers (2-2) to a 17-8 drubbing of Dublin Friday.

Dakota Endsley and Corbin Wood each drove in five runs. Endsley had three hits, while Wood had a triple and double.

“I changed the lineup some to get some new kids more experience,” said coach Darrell Hogan Baseball

Dublin 104 300 0 – 8 7 9

Tolar (10)00 502 x – 17 10 4

Tolar pitching – Cade Brown 3 innings, 5 hits, 5 runs (2 earned), 2 walks, 3 strikeouts; Tyler McMillen 2/3 innings, 1 hit, 3 runs (2 earned), 3 walks, 2 strikeouts; Tyler Anderson 3.1 innings, 1 hit, 0 runs, 3 walks, 4 strikeouts.Read the rest

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Dublin drops Lady Rattlers

March 5, 2014

The Tolar Lady Rattlers dropped a road softball contest at Dublin Friday, 11-2.

The Lady Rattlers (3-5) outhit Dublin 11-8, but committed five errors. They also left seven runners stranded on base.

Haley Webb and Searra Mace each had three hits to lead the Tolar offense, with Mace having an RBI. Reagan Mabery had two hits and a double. Kailey Brock also had a double and drove in a run


Tolar 000 002 0 – 2 11 5

Dublin 205 202 x – 11 8 2

Tolar pitching – Tatum Newton 6 innings, 8 hits, 11 runs (10 earned), 8 walks, 4 strikeouts.Read the rest

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Rattlers drop two to Bosqueville

March 1, 2014
Rattlers drop two to Bosqueville

The Tolar Rattlers dropped a doubleheader at Bosqueville recently, 10-9 and 11-1.

In the opening game, the Rattlers (1-2) led by a run in the final inning before Bosqueville rallied for a pair of runs and the victory. The second game got out of hand early for Tolar as they surrendered five first-inning runs.

Dakota Endsley had three hits, including a double, and Rorie Brister had a pair of hits in the first game.Read the rest

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Tolar track teams open strong

February 26, 2014

The Tolar track teams began the season in their typical strong fashion recently at the Millsap Invitational, with the boys winning their division and the girls taking second in theirs.

The Rattlers scored 187 points to outdistance runner-up Red Oak Life with 139. The Lady Rattlers scored 149, topped only by Breckenridge with 211.

Rodie Brister won a gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles, along with the pole vault, an event in which he reached state last season.Read the rest

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Tolar softball counting on experience, schedule

February 22, 2014

The Tolar Lady Rattlers came close to reaching the softball playoffs last season with a young team.

Now, second-year coach Christie Collie is counting on that experience to turn into postseason experience.

“This season we have adopted a team slogan, Give It All You Got,” said Collie. “As I reflected over our last season, this slogan only seemed appropriate because of the fight the girls fought last year.Read the rest

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Rattlers get win on road in debut of new coach

February 22, 2014

The coaching debut of Darrell Hogan at Tolar was a successful one as the Rattlers won 5-3 at Boyd.

Steve Morphew and Lance Smith each pitched three innings for the Rattlers, with Smith getting the win. Tyler McMillen came in and pitched the seventh inning for the save.

The Rattlers won despite managing four hits – all singles. But Morphew, Smith and McMillen combined to surrender just four hits and two walks while striking out 13.Read the rest

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Despite tough season, Rattlers finished strong

February 19, 2014

The path through the 2013-2014 basketball season was a bumpy one for the Tolar boys, but the young Rattlers seemed to be coming around near the end.

The Rattlers won two of their last three games in District 10-2A play and finished 3-9 with Friday night’s 52-34 loss to second-place Godley. Tolar was 3-16 overall.

Tolar advanced into the football playoffs, so several of the varsity players got a late basketball start for the second year in a row.Read the rest

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New Tolar baseball coach has team set for run at playoffs

February 15, 2014
New Tolar baseball coach has team set for run at playoffs

The Tolar Rattlers returned to a winning baseball season in 2013.

Now, with a new head coach, they are ready for a return to the playoffs, somewhere they haven’t been since moving up to Class 2A in the 2011 season.

Darrell Hogan takes over for the departed Trey Holcomb, who left to be an assistant coach in the Fort Worth school district.Read the rest

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Rattlers FB trio gets elite honor

February 15, 2014

Three all-district members of the 2013 Tolar Rattlers football team have earned additional postseason honors.

A Texarkana-based website., released its Class 2A Division II, Region III-IV Elite Team that includes senior end Kaleb Crawford as a member of the first-team defense. Also, senior quarterback Corbin Wood and junior defensive back Dakota Endsley are on the second-team offense and defense, respectively.Read the rest

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