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SKY HIGH

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CAMPBELL ATKINS The North Zulch men’s basketball team cruised to an 81-36 district victory over Fayetteville at NZHS Friday. Emory Broussard (pictured) logged 40 points to lead the Bulldogs in scoring, including six three-pointers. The Bulldogs returned to the court Tuesday to battle Buckholts on the road.
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PLAY BALL!

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CAMPBELL ATKINS (Left) Madisonville baseball players Cody Borgfeld, Brad Rudis and Rayce Hudson take turns practicing their swings at MHS Monday. The Mustang varsity baseball team is scheduled to open their season with an exhibition matchup in Franklin Feb. 6. (Right) Madisonville’s Sidnie Smith tosses the ball around during a drill at MHS Monday. The Lady Mustangs’ varsity softball team is scheduled to open their season with a home scrimmage against Normangee Tuesday.
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Soccer battles in Brenahm

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The Madisonville men’s soccer team competed in a tournament in Brenham over the weekend and battled Brenham, Jordan and Cypress Falls. The Mustangs finished the tournament in fourth place. ‘We played very good teams at the tournament, which in the long run will help us out during district play!’ said head coach Balta7ar Reyes. “They are always hustling the entire game and also touching the ball very well, which we were struggling with in our first games of the season!’