Saturday, November 28, 2015

2015 Lions football team making school history

Advancing further than any other Lion team

LION MYRON BUSBY would not be denied a touchdown on this second quarter play to give the Lions an early 13-3 lead in the second quarter of last Friday night’s Area play-off game against Rockdale. The Lions won the game 60-24 and are one of sixteen remaining 3A Division 1 teams in the hunt for a state championship.

The 2015 Teague Lion football team has gone further in the state play-offs this year than any other Teague Lion football team before them, and there’s been a bunch of them.

The Lions will step onto the field this Friday night in Midlothian as the Number 1 ranked team in 3A Division I Texas football and what they do once the game begins is simply fantastic.

This far into the play-offs all the teams are good and the Lions will be playing the #7 ranked West Trojans (11-1), who also play some pretty good football. So if you want to see something really special, make the trip to Midlothian for a great game.

Teague and West are two of sixteen teams remaining in 3A Division 1 seeking a state championship and my money is on the Lions!

“We’ve just got to do what we do,” says second year THS Athletic Director/Head Coach Donnie Osborn about his upcoming game. “If we play well on the offensive and defensive line of scrimmage, win the line of scrimmage and keep taking care of the football, everything else falls into place and we can play with anybody.”

Osborn says there wasn’t a lot of hype this year about the Lions like there was last year. “But the cool thing is that the coaches and this group of young men knew that we had a chance to be better than last year’s team. We knew it, nobody else did”...

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Ryan, Dickens homes featured in Dec. 5th event

In upcoming Tour of Homes

The Boyd House - Home of Mike and Shannon Ryan

The 2015 Teague Christmas Tour of Homes is dedicated to the Freestone Cancer Support Group and the wonderful things they do to aide cancer patients with their treatments in Freestone County. All the donations collected stay right here to help our family, friends, and neighbors when they are in need.

The tour begins at The Painted Pony, 6:00 p.m., downtown on Main Street where there will be refreshments to enjoy while you are admiring the art gallery and tickets ($10) for the tour will be on sale there. Also on sale downtown are pulled pork sandwiches (corner Main and 6th). They are delicious! This year the tour includes the home of Brenda and Jerry Ballew, 610 Spruce Street; Mimi and Johnny Brown, 120 S. 9th Avenue; Shannon and Mike Ryan, 501 Pecan Street; and Shari Dickens, 420 N. 4th Avenue.

The Teague Hotel will have entertainment ...

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Citizens polled about Syrian refugees

Opinions varied in Freestone County when residents voiced an opinion on opening the United States borders to 10,000 Syrian refugees. In a random poll, taken by The Teague Chronicle, local citizens gave brief opinions on the Obama administration’s plan to allow the refugees into the United States...

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Rebate check decreases

The City of Teague has received a check in the amount of $75,627.71 for their portion of the state sales tax rebate sent out each month by the State Comptroller’s office. The November rebate check sent to the city shows a 27.08 percent decrease from the $103,725.07 check sent to the city at this time last year. For the first...

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