Weather permitting, playoffs to resume today

Teams from the area will try again today to get playoff games in as all of Thursday’s baseball and softball games were postponed due to inclement weather.

With more rain and thunderstorms predicted for today more adjustments are probable to the playoff schedule.


In Class 6A, Guyer will open its playoff series against Flower Mound Marcus at 6 p.m. tonight at Plano High School. Game 2 and the if needed game is  scheduled for Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at Plano West.

In Class 5A, Denton will travel to North Richland Hills to face Birdville at 4:30 p.m. today. Game 2 is slated for noon on Saturday at Denton’s Cotton Nix Field. If a third game is needed, Denton and Birdville will meet at Saginaw later Saturday.

Lake Dallas will attempt to get its series started today against Boswell at Argyle. Game 1 is slated for 1 p.m. and Game 2 is set for 4:30 p.m. Game 3, if needed, will be played at noon on Saturday.

Pilot Point and Holliday will open their Class 3A bi-district series today at 4:30 p.m. in Ponder, Game 2 is scheduled for 7:30 and the if needed game will be played at noon on Saturday.


Guyer opens its Class 6A area round series with South Grand Prairie at 6 p.m. tonight at Colleyville Heritage. Game 2 and the if needed game will be played Saturday, beginning at 2 p.m., also at Colleyville Heritage.

Lake Dallas and Burleson were washed out in their attempt to play Thursday night. They will play Game 1 at 1:30 p.m. today in Prosper and then head to Burleson to play Game 2 at 7 p.m. tonight. If a third game is needed, it will be played in Burleson at 9 a.m. Saturday.

In Class 3A, the Sanger-Bonham series will be played in Bonham with Game 1 slated for today at 6:30 p.m. Game 2 and the if needed game is scheduled for Saturday at 12 p.m.

Krum and Princeton are scheduled to open their best-of-three series today at 7:30 p.m.. Game 2 is now scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday. If a Game 3 is needed, it will be played at 4:30 p.m. All games are in Prosper.

Pilot Point and Grandview’s area round series in Class 3A was postponed Thursday and will start today in Bowie. Game 1 is slated for 2 p.m. with Game 2 at 4 p.m.

Guyer, Argyle, Aubrey, Ponder moved to Monday

The Guyer Wildcats-Cedar Hill Class 6A second round playoff game scheduled from this afternoon has been postponed again due to the inclement weather  and officials from Guyer and Cedar Hills are working on details when the game will be re-scheduled.

The Ponder-Peaster Class 3A second round playoff game has been re-scheduled to Monday night at 7 p.m. at Saginaw Chisholm Trail High School.

The Argyle-Wilmer-Hutchins Class 4A playoff game, scheduled for 5 p.m. today at Loos Field House in Addison has been postponed and will be played Monday night. Time and site is still undetermined.

The Aubrey-Dallas Lincoln Class 4A playoff game, scheduled for 7 p.m., has been postponed until Monday. A time and place for the game is undetermined.

Krum to face Decatur for 9-3A title

The Krum Lady Cats will face Decatur at 8 p.m. tonight at Sanger High School for the District 9-3A top seed into the state playoffs.

Krum, Decatur and Gainesville finished the regular season tied for the top spot in 9-3A so a mini-tournament had to be played to determine the playoff seeding. Decatur defeated Gainesville 51-50 in overtime Thursday night to advance into tonight’s contest with Krum.

The UIL state playoffs begin next week. Sanger, who finished fourth in 9-3A will play Argyle, the 10-3A champion, on Monday night at Denton High School at 7 p.m.


Krum, Liberty Christian semifinal opponents set

The Krum Lady Cats and Liberty Christian boys and girls are just two victories away from reaching their ultimate goals – state championship – when they compete later this week in state tournaments.

Krum will be going after the Class 3A title at the UIL State Tournament in Austin, beginning Thursday, while Liberty Christian will be going after the 5A title at the TAPPS State Tournament in Mansfield, beginning Friday.

The Krum Lady Cats, making their first appearance at the state tournament since the early 1980s, will face Mexia in one of the Class 3A semifinal games Thursday at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin.

Krum (29-6) takes on Mexia (34-3) at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Kennedale (30-6) squares off against Smithville (29-7) in the other semifinal game at 3:30 p.m.

The semifinal winners will then meet in the Class 3A championship game at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The Liberty Christian girls (24-14) faces Houston St. Agnes at 6 p.m. Friday and Mansfield Timberview High School. The Liberty Christian boys (33-6) will face Fort Worth Nolan at 9 p.m., also at Mansfield Timberview.

Should the Lady Warriors advance to the finals, they would face the winner between Plano John Paul II and Plano Prestonwood at 4 p.m. Saturday at Mansfield Legacy High School.

If the Liberty Christian boys advance to the Saturday finals at 6 p.m., also at Mansfield Legacy, the Warriors would face the winner between Plano John Paul II and Plano Prestonwood.


Feb. 28-March 2, 2013

Frank Erwin Center (Austin, TX)

Thursday, February 28

Conference 1A Division I Semifinals

8:30 a.m. Dallas Triple A Academy (28-5) vs. Smyer (32-6)

10:00 a.m. Martin’s Mill (32-5) vs. Snook (24-11)


Conference 3A Semifinals

1:30 p.m. Mexia (34-3) vs. Krum (29-6)

3:00 p.m. Kennedale (30-6) vs. Smithville (29-7)


Conference 4A Semifinals

7:00 p.m. Dallas Lincoln (35-4) vs. Aledo (30-7)

8:30 p.m. Georgetown (32-4) vs. Northside Brennan (30-8)


Friday, March 1

Conference 2A Semifinals

8:30 a.m. Brock (33-5) vs. Centerville (30-6)

10:00 a.m. Merkel (37-1) vs. Poth (28-5)


Conference 1A Division II Semifinals

1:30 p.m. Roscoe Highland (31-4) vs. Saltillo (31-5)

7:00 p.m. Whitharral (36-4) vs. Leakey (24-7)


Conference 5A Semifinals

3:00 p.m. Duncanville (40-0) vs. League City Clear Springs (38-2)

8:30 p.m. Pflugerville (38-0) vs. Cibolo Steele (32-5)


Saturday, March 2

8:30 a.m. Conference 1A Division I FINAL

10:00 a.m. Conference 3A FINAL

1:30 p.m. Conference 2A FINAL

3:00 p.m. Conference 4A FINAL

7:00 p.m. Conference 1A Division II FINAL

8:30 p.m. Conference 5A FINAL



March 1-March 2, 2013

Mansfield ISD

Friday, March 1

Class 5A Semifinals


Plano John Paul II vs. Plano Prestonwood, 4:30 p.m., Mansfield Timberview HS

Houston St. Agnes vs. Liberty Christian, 6 p.m., Mansfield Tiumberview HS


Plano John Paul II vs. Plano Prestonwood, 7:30 p.m., Mansfield Timberview HS

Fort Worth Nolan vs. Liberty Christian, 9 p.m., Mansfield Timberview HS


Saturday. March 2

5A Girls FINAL, 4 p.m., Mansfield Legacy HS

5A Boys FINAL, 6 p.m., Mansfield Legacy HS


Saturday afternoon playoff chat

The Ryan Raiders are no strangers to challenges and they face another one today when they meet Cedar Hill at 2 p.m. at Southlake Carroll Dragon Stadium in the area round of the Class 5A state playoffs.

Ryan is coming off a 31-28 victory over L.D. Bell last Saturday in the bi-district round while Cedar Hill was a 35-28 winner over Copperas Cove.

If you can’t attend the game, join us for all the details.