LOCAL SPORTS IN BRIEF

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VOLLEYBALL
LC falls to Miller Grove

A return trip to the University Interscholastic League’s Class 1A state volleyball tournament will have to wait until at least next year for Leverett’s Chapel, whose season came to an end Tuesday night at Hawkins.
The Lady Lions lost to the Miller Grove Hornets, 10-25, 22-25, 17-25. LC finished its season with a 20-18 overall record.
LC had made the regional finals back in 2015, then made the state tournament last year. They rallied this season after a rough start in district play to make the playoffs, beat Yantis, but then ran into a talented Miller Grove team.
Still, Yesenia Avalos had nine kills and 24 digs. Skyla Craig had 18 digs. Sara Williamson had eight kills, a block, four digs and three aces. Gracie Bathke had a kill, 11 digs, 12 assists and an ace. Aubrey Williamson had a kill, 10 digs and two aces, and Michelle Jamaica had 11 digs and an ace.

YOUTH BASKETBALL
KYBA sign-ups continue today

The Kilgore Youth Basketball Association will host one more day of registration for its upcoming 2018 season today at Kilgore Middle School’s cafeteria, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. It's $70 for the first child from a family, and $60 each for any additional children.
Anyone with questions, or anyone interested in coaching a team or becoming a sponsor for a team should e-mail KYBA at kilgoreyouthbasketball@gmail.com or check them out on Facebook.

FISHING
Kilgore Bass Anglers meet monthly

The Kilgore Bass Anglers is inviting anyone interested to join their club for the 2018 season. The club normally meets the first Monday of each month at The Back Porch restaurant in Kilgore. The first meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 6:30 p.m. (a day late due to New Year’s Day).
The club fishes a tournament a month, and members have the option of fishing on Saturday or Sunday, January through October. In 2017, the club started with 23 teams, and ended with about 14 teams eligible for the end-of-year classic.
Tournaments are a team format, but members can fish alone, would just have to pay the full team price of $50. For more, , go online to website@kilgorebassanglers.com.

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