The Clarksville Blue Tigers season came to an abrupt end Friday night at Bonham High School when Coach Stanford Hill Jr.’s team fell 50-47 to the Lindsay Knights in a thrilling area round playoff game.

The Clarksville Blue Tigers will enter the area playoffs Friday when Coach Stanford Hill Jr.’s team squares off against the Lindsay Knights at Bonham High School. The game will tip off at 7 p.m. The Tigers took down the Alba-Golden Panthers by a 46-32 margin in a bi-district clash played at Pittsburg High School on Tuesday.

The brothers Ingram kept the Cooper Bulldogs in the state title race with key plays late in the basketball game that led Cooper to a 54-48 win over the Maud Cardinals on Monday night in Pittsburg.

For the Clarksville Lady Tigers who represented District 16-2-A as the top seed in post season play against the Como-Pickton Lady Eagles on Monday night in a bi-district game at Mount Pleasant’s Chapel Hill High School, the unexpected happened as Clarksville fell to the District 15-2A fourth seeded Lady Eagles, 46-43.

Clarksville — Coach Stanford Hill Jr. ‘s Clarksville Blue Tigers moved one step closer toward claiming the outright District 16-2A championship, while avenging a first round district loss, as Clarksville knocked down the Maud Cardinals, 39-33, in the Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym in Clarksville on Friday, which was Senior Night.

Coach Broderick Gaffney’s Clarksville Lady Tigers avenged a district loss earlier this year in the Rivercrest gym, by winning Tuesday on Senior Night in Clarksville, 33-29.

In the first round of district play, Coach Stanford Hill Jr's Clarksville Blue Tigers held back the Rivercrest Rebels for a four point win in the Rivercrest gym. However, when the teams met for the second time on Tuesday night, and this time in the Clarksville gym, the story was very different, as the Blue Tigers cruised to an impressive 64-39 win. With the victory Clarksville remains in first place in the league standings with a 7-1 district record with games remaining against Maud and James Bowie.

Clarksville — After suffering a two-point road loss at the hands of the Maud Cardinals Tuesday, the Clarksville Blue Tigers pulled back in to a first place tie with the James Bowie Pirates on Friday, winning an overtime home thriller, 53-46. The win leaves both teams with 4-1 district record…

The Clarksville Lady Tigers shook off a slow start, then moved on to post a convincing 55-23 home district win over the James Bowie Lady Pirates on Friday in the Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym. With the win the Lady Tigers now own a 6-1 district record with three league games remaining. 

Coach Stanford Hill Jr.’s Clarksville Blue Tigers suffered their first district loss Tuesday, falling 48-46 in a thriller. The defeat drops the Tigers to a 3-1 league record with the first round of league action scheduled to end for the Tigers in the Clarksville gym Friday night, when the James Bowie Pirates travel to Clarksville.

Maud, TEXAS ­— After dropping a heartbreaking 47-44 game to the district front running Rivercrest Lady Rebels on Friday night in road action, coach Broderick Gaffney’s Clarksville Lady Tigers bounced back Tuesday night, turning back the Maud Lady Cardinals by a 45-32 score.

In a game that turned out to be very exciting from start to finish, the Rivercrest Lady Rebels seized command of the District 16-2-A race, claiming a thrilling 47-44 league win over the Clarksville Lady Tigers to improve to a perfect 5-0 district record, as the first round of league play ended. Clarksville slips to 4-1 in district play.

When rivals Clarksville and Rivercrest boys basketball teams meet in a district ballgame, you can throw out the records and district standings, because the contest is usually going to be very competitive and exciting. On Friday night in the Rivercrest Rebels gym, that assumption certainly held true, as the Rebels refused to be pushed away until the Tigers created some distance in the final quarter. The Tigers went on to turn back the Rebels and win by a 50-46 score. The victory leaves the Tigers perfect in district play with a 3-0 record, while Rivercrest (0-3) is still in search of the first league win. Clarksville now stands at 11-9 overall, while Rivercrest is 8-14.

The Clarksville Blue Tigers continued their dominance in district play, running away from the Detroit Eagles by an overpowering 78-24 score in home action Tuesday night. With the win the Tigers league record now stands at 2-0. Clarksville is 10-9 overall. Detroit falls to 0-2 in district play.

Coach Broderick Gaffney’s Clarksville Lady Tigers remained unbeaten in district play holding off the Detroit Lady Eagles 43-35 in a thriller played in the Clarence L. Nix Jr. gym in Clarksville on Tuesday night. The win lifts Clarksville to a 4-0 district mark as the Lady Tigers now turn their focus to their road district showdown Friday with the Rivercrest Lady Rebels at 6 p.m. Detroit now owns a 2-2 district record.

The Clarksville Blue Tigers enjoyed a height advantage in their district opener at home Friday against the Harts Bluff Bulldogs. So, the Bulldogs came out stroking three-point bombs, and built a 15-6 advantage with 2:15 remaining in the first period. However, coach Stanford Hill Jr.’s troops did not panic, and finally pulled to withing 18-16 to end the period, when senior guard Nikereion Marcy scored on a baseline drive. The Tigers then moved on to produce a convincing performance, winning the game 70-42.

The Clarksville Lady Tigers continued the district win streak, at home on Friday night by hammering the Harts Bluff Lady Bulldogs by a 57-21 margin to improve to a perfect 3-0 in league play.