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TVCC Sports Notes 4-26-13

ATHENS, April 26, 2013--TVCC Sports Notes contains TVCC athletic updates and events. Read below to find out what’s new.


Saturday is a big day for the Cardinals. The annual spring football game is scheduled Saturday at Bruce Field. Action will begin at 10 a.m. Expected to be in attendance are many of the high school football players who signed with the Cardinals back in February. They’ll be in town to get a first-hand look at their future teammates. If you get a chance to visit with them, please welcome them to The Valley family. The Cardinals would love to have a big turnout to add to the excitement and intensity of the spring game and give the future Cardinals in attendance a glimpse of fan support to expect.


The record-setting Lady Cardinals will be the No. 4 East seed in the regional tournament next week in Corsicana. They will open against the No. 1 South seed Galveston at 5:30 p.m., Thursday. In their final regular season game at home Wednesday, against Northeast Texas Community College, the Lady Cardinals scored a 3-0 to establish a school record for wins in a season. The win moved them to 30-23 overall. They were 10-10 in conference. Northeast Texas was a 7-4 winner in the first game of the doubleheader. Kim Leschber tossed a four-hitter in Game 2. Shelby Reddington had a perfect game at the plate in the game, going 3-for-3. Candise Wise went 3-for-4 and had a stolen base. Chyna Phipps was 2-for-3 and drove in a pair of runs.  In Game 1, Jazmine Hicks and Wise had two hits each. Erica Jordan and Phipps had one hit each. Jordan drove in two runs with a double and Phipps stole two bases and drove in a run. The regional tournament is scheduled May 2-5 at Navarro College.

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