It is homecoming week in Athens and the Hornets are getting ready to play Ferris. Coach Harrell talks about last week’s game at Fairfield and this week’s challenge.
It has been a routine week for Sheriff Hillhouse, so we took the opportunity to talk about what it is like to be sheriff, history and his strangest day.
Cardinals improve to 3-0 in conference with win.
The TVCC Cardinals improved to 3-0 on the year by beating North Eastern Oklahoma A&M Saturday night, 27-8.
All of the Cardinals’ wins are in conference.
The defense led the way for the Cardinals, shutting out the Norsemen through three quarters.Continue reading “TVCC rides defense to 27-8 win over NEO”
FAIRFIELD — Three Athens turnovers helped fuel a 28-point explosion in the second half for Fairfield Friday night as the Eagles beat the Hornets, 45-25.
The Hornets fall to 2-1 on the year with the loss while Fairfield moves to 3-0.Continue reading “Hornets get tripped up by Fairfield, 45-25”
Cardinals look to remain unbeaten when NEO comes to town
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Hornets look to remain unbeaten this Friday night.
The Athens Hornets are 2-0 to start the season after beating Rusk last week. Coach Harrell talks about the win and about the tough challenge ahead in Fairfield.
Cardinal defense leads the way in low scoring game.
On a night when the offense sputtered, TVCC’s defense rose to the occasion and led the Cardinals to an 18-14 win over Tyler Junior College at Bruce Field Saturday night.
The win puts the Cards at 2-0 in the conference while TJC falls to 1-2.
The Cardinal defense held the Apaches to just 59 yards and 4 first downs in the second half, stepping up in difficult situations over and over to shut down TJC. TVCC forced four turnovers in the second half and five for the game.Continue reading “TVCC Cardinals edge TJC, 18-14”
A power running attack and stifling defense lead Athens to win.
That was a punch in the mouth.
The Athens Hornets (2-0) used a power running game and a stifling defense to muscle past Rusk (0-2) Friday night, 28-16.
The Hornets salted away the win with a grinding 13-play, 95-yard scoring drive that spanned the third and fourth quarters and ate 9:38 off the clock. All but 24 yards of the drive came on the ground as Athens pounded the middle of the Rusk defense all game long.
The drive ended when Chase Friedrich hit Dre Thompson with a 20-yard TD pass.
The rest of Athens’ points came courtesy of Nathan Sims who racked up 179 yards on 26 carries and scored three touchdowns on runs of 20, 18 and 13 yards.Continue reading “Athens Hornets run past Rusk, 28-16”
After taking care of NMMI in the season opener, the Cardinals will host Tyler Junior College Saturday night.