Back in Time: Cardinals to honor Spencer, don throwbacks

By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

They’re going back in time at Trinity Valley Community College.

On a day designed to honor former longtime head coach and NJCAA and Cardinal Hall of Fame member Leon Spencer with the creation of a scholarship in his name, the Cardinals will don throwback uniforms when they take on the Paris Junior College Dragons in a Region XIV Conference contest at 4 p.m. at Cardinal Gym.

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Cardinals top Lee College, 84-69

By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

Outscoring Lee College 29-5 in the final 10 minutes of the first half, the Cardinals overcame a slow start and went on to cruise to an 84-69 Region XIV Conference victory Monday night at Cardinal Gym.

The win boosted Coach Guy Furr’s squad to 14-2 on the year and 5-0 in the conference.

The Cardinals are scheduled to travel Wednesday to Brenham to face Blinn in a 7:30 p.m. tipoff. Saturday, the Cardinals are at home against San Jacinto in a 4 p.m. start.

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Lady Cards, Cardinals both roll to weekend victories

By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

The sixth-ranked Lady Cards used a big second half to log a 71-52 win on the road Saturday against Bossier Parish in their 2018 debut.

Leading 29-27 at the half. The Lady Cards outscored Bossier Parish 42-25 in the second half to improve to 14-1 overall and 4-1 in Region XIV Conference.

Michal Miller netted 18 points to lead four Lady Cards in double-digit scoring. Rodrea Echols had 17, Mercedes Brooks 12 and Tyasia Moore 10. Moore also had a team-high 12 rebounds.

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TVCC Winter All-Skills Softball Clinic set Saturday, Jan. 20

Press release

The first in a series of softball clinics at Trinity Valley Community College is scheduled Saturday, Jan. 20 at Drumgoole Field and Cain Park.

The TVCC Winter All-Skills Clinic is set for two sessions. The first, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., is for youngsters in grades K-6. The afternoon clinic, 2-4 p.m., if for students in Grades 7-12.

The cost is $30 per student. Registration will be accepted the day of the event.

The clinic will be conducted by TVCC co-head softball coaches Kathleen and James Rodriguez and members of the Lady Cardinal softball team.

Emphasis of the clinic will be to new learn new skills and sharpen other skills, allowing students to show off their talent and compete.