The Tolar Rattlers dropped their first two District baseball games to 10-2A foes and Mother Nature.
The Rattlers (9-7 overall) trailed Rio Vista 6-3 when the game was called in the fifth inning because of lightning. They also dropped a 5-0 contest to Grandview.
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The Tolar Lady Rattlers’ nine-game softball winning streak came to an end Friday with a 9-1 loss to Grandview.
Tolar (12-8, 2-1 in 10-2A) led 1-0 early. Grandview broke the game open with three in the fifth and fourth in the sixth.
“I am pleased with the girls’ fight and I am looking forward to meeting up with them again,” said Tolar coach Christie Collie.… Read the rest
Returning early from spring break, the Tolar boys and girls track teams competed in the Possum Kingdom Relays in Graham last weekend.
The Rattlers captured four medals and were third overall as a team with 66 points. The Lady Rattlers claimed three medals and placed sixth in their division with 39 points. … Read the rest
The Tolar Lady Rattlers ran their winning streak to nine games and remained undefeated in District 10-2A softball Tuesday with a 22-1 victory at Rio Vista.
The Lady Rattlers (12-7 overall) improved to 2-0 in district as Staci Ashley pitched a one-hitter.
Ashley (9-3) struck out eight in three innings before the game was called. … Read the rest
Most high school basketball seniors have played their final game for their respective schools.
For a select few, however, there is still some hoops to be played.
And three Hood County ladies will be doing so Saturday night in Mineral Wells as part of the annual Chicken Express All-Star Classic. … Read the rest
Six games in six days is a lot, even if it is during spring break.
That’s what the Tolar Rattlers baseball team endured before taking a few days off.
First, the Rattlers played three games in the Ranger Tournament over a span of two days. Then, after a day off, they had three more games on consecutive days. … Read the rest
The Tolar Lady Rattlers ran their winning streak to eight games with an 8-1 softball victory against visiting Lake Worth in a nondistrict game Tuesday.
Staci Ashley (8-3) went the distance pitching for the Lady Rattlers (11-7). She surrendered two hits and struck out 13.
Katie Keith led the Lady Rattlers at the plate with three hits, including a triple, and three RBIs.… Read the rest
Big innings by a pair of opponents were costly to Tolar as the Rattlers dropped two games.
In the final game of the Ranger Tournament, Gorman used a seven-run third to take the lead en route to a 15-11 victory. Then, in a non-tournament game, Jacksboro scored eight runs in the fifth in a 12-3 win. … Read the rest
The Tolar Rattlers made a return to the basketball playoffs this season with a senior-laden lineup.
Five of those seniors were honored by coaches as part of the All-District 10-2A Team.
Senior point guard Zack Hasegawa was a unanimous first-team choice and was joined by senior forward Jacob Phillips. … Read the rest
The Tolar Rattlers remained perfect in the 2013 track season, taking first for the second time in as many meets this season.
The Rattlers decimated the field at the Rio Vista Cow Pasture Relays, scoring 216 points to easily outdistance runner-up Venus with 124. Tolar boys won 11 gold medals. … Read the rest