February 2021

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Mustangs finish 2-1 on tourney's opening day

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In tournament action Thursday, the Madisonville Mustangs took two of their three games with wins over Fairfield 6-3, and Woodville 10-1. In their third contest the Mustangs went hitless in a game called after 2 and a half innings of play giving La Grange the 4-0 win.

In the Fairfield game the Mustangs jumped out on top early, eventually staking a 6-0 lead over the Eagles. A triple and a sacrifice fly by Fairfield cut the Mustangs lead in half, but the game was already sealed.

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Lady Mustangs grab back-to-back wins

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The Lady Mustangs doubled up on Bellville 8-4, and dominated Manor New Tech 19-2 at the Caldwell Tournament Thursday.

Against Bellville Grace Williamson went 2-for-2 with one RBI and Grace Coleman went 2-for-3 with two RBI’s.

After the first two innings of play the Lady Brahmas and Madisonville were knotted at three.

The game ended in the bottom of the third when the Lady Mustangs went on a 5 run tear to seal the victory.

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MCSO Deputy arrested for family violence

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Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy David Myers was arrested Sunday in Harris County on the charge of assault of a family member. MCSO released details in an official press release Thursday, stating Myers was arrested in thee City of Webster at a hotel.

The 27-year-old was released on bond Monday, which was set at $10,000. 

Myers has been suspended without pay by the MCSO. Further action is pending the result of an investigation by the Webster Police Department and an internal investigation by the MCSO, according to Sheriff Bobby Adams. 

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‘Chopp’ commits

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CAMPBELL ATKINS Armando ‘Chopp’ Juarez committed to continue his football career at the collegiate level with Sterling College in Kansas this week. Madisonville High School will celebrate his next step with a signing ceremony in the competition gym March 8 at 3 p.m..

Lady Dogs fall in Area playoffs

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The North Zulch women’s basketball team fell to McMullen County (Tilden) in the Area playoff round in Flatonia Saturday by a score of 62-53 to conclude their season. “When I first saw (Tilden) on film I knew they were potentially very dangerous,” said head coach Michael Stenseth on the opponent, who finished atop their district and earned a bye in the Bi-District round.
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BACK TO THE DIAMOND

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The Madisonville baseball team returned to the field Tuesday after a hiatus due to the winter storm to host Malakoff in their season opener after just a pair of scrimmages. The Mustangs will host a tournament at MHS beginning Thursday and compete against Fairfield (9 a.m.), Woodville (5 p.m.) and La Grange ( 7 p.m.) on the first day.
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They endured the cold, too (part one)

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Weather has been a popular topic of conversation for the last two weeks and was on my mind when I sought a Musings topic. Currently Volume 1 of Madison County history is not available for purchase, but we are working to convert it into a searchable computer document that will later be available for purchase on a USB flash drive, or, for you non-techies, an inexpensive computer plug-in device. I took advantage of what we have so far and searched “weather”. I’m sharing some of what I found.