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8A--The Malakoff News, Thursday, Dec. ~, 1M3 IN YOUR FACE--Tiger John Tanner (25) climbed Winona's Greg Thompsen in opening round action of the Brownsborn Invitational Tournament last weekend. Tanner poured in ~ points, enabling the Tigen to take a 57-56 win and snap a 12- game lining streak. MH8 went on to line to Brownsboro and Quinlan, but cap- tured consolation honors in the weather-plagued tourney. (Staff photo by Benny Rogers) LEE ~ MICHELIN ~ YOKOHAMA JIB MONROE ]i~ ROCKET]B SERVICE all yOUr f@mily autornortve needs Serwng Texas over 50 WISHING YOU A JOYOUS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH GREAT HAPPINESS AND PROSPERITY IN THE FORTH COMING NEW YEAR! Shook Tire believes that professional workmanship mid quality tires at fair competitive prices are exactly what each and every custo ner deserves. WE APPRECIATE VALUE YOUR BUSINESS. MAY WE CONTINUE TO SERVE YOU AND ALL YOUR FAMILY AUTOMOTIVE NEEDS ASK ABOUT OUR NO CIIARGE SERVICE INSPECTION. 405 East Tyler 675.5712 Manager: Dave Chiles I MondsF. F,/@OV Z:30 m.m.. :30 p.m. CLOSED MeN DAY S#furday I:,10 #.m. . 4:00 p,m. YOKOHAMA I MONROE ]iil ROCKET ? By BENNY ROGERS Stranger than fiction, perhaps not. The Malakoff Tigers and Tigerettes won one game between them last weekend in the Brownsboro In- vitational Tournament and still managed to claim consolation honors. The MIIS cagers have 'Ole Man Win- ter' to thank for the consolation trophies. Last Friday's snowy blast forced tournament officials to cancel the loser's bracket games after the opening round. The Tigers posted an opening round win and the Tigerettes received an opening round bye, saving both from the victimized loser's bracket. Snapping a 12-game losing streak, which dated hack to the final three games of last season, the Tigers defeated Winona, 57-56, in the opening round. MHS fell to Brownsboro, 65-37, and Qulnian, 58-41, after the victory. The Tigerettes dropped a 64-39 decision to Brownsboro in the second round and were pounded, 50-36, by Frankston in the battle for third place. ,Tigers 57-Quinlan 56 Sparked by the play of sophomore John Costlow and Kyle Summerhill, the Tigers edged Quinlan's Panthers, 57-56. Costlow and Summerhill came off the bench in the third period to help the Tigers overcome a seven point deficit midway in the third period. Mike Rid- die pulled the Tigers even at 38-38 with a pair of layups off stolen passes. John Tanner scored 13 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to give the Tigers the win. Jeff Prentice tossed in 14 points and Summerhill and Riddle hit six each. Brownsboro 65-Tigers 37 After pulling to a 14-14 tic late in the first period, the Tigers came apart at the seams and dropped a 65-37 decision to Brownsboro. Tanner was again the Tigers' leading scorer with nine points. Prentice finished with seven and Michael Hoyt had six and Daniel Blair had five. Scott Williams was the game's top STRETCHING THE POINT--MHS Junior Jeff Prentice (2.3) had to do a little stretching to get a shot off after driving the baseline against Qulnlan at the battle for third place in the Brownsboro Invitational Tournament. Quinlan downed the Tigers, 58-41. to hand MSH the consolation trophy. (Staff photo by Benny Rogers1 Kids outgrown their clothes, toys, furniture? Use the Malakoff News Classifieds - 489-0531 I.~sding scorer for the Panthers was Chris Jackson with 17. Chuck Thom- pson had 11. Brownsboro 64-Tigerettes 39, The Tigerettes battled host Brown- short tough for one period, but the Bearettes methodically pulled away for a 64-39 victory. Brownsboro put the game away with 19-10 and 14-5 scoring advantages in the second and third periods. Staci Stone led the MHS scoring effort with 13 points and Yolanda Jackson hit 12. Mandy Rogers chunked in eight. Terri Miller led eight Brownsboro THE ,scorers with 17 tallies. Frankston 5e-Tigerettos N The Frankston Maidens to a 4o-2o half time lead en 3e triumph. Jackson wu the with 18 markers. knocked in eight Dana Williams and Shelley led the Maidens with 10 Championship Gamt~ , Host Brownsboro won the boys with a 62-36 whipping of Frankston'~m Corsicana was the girls' winner w,- a 58-44 win over Brownsboro. On Sports By Benny Rogers Letter to Santa scorer with 17 points. Paul Montgomery Dear S.C .... r veer and Grog Sberfield had 10 each for the You probably thought you wouldn't here from me again so soon ax~_~net Bears. more than generous stop in Tiger Town last year. But although you ~J~'t,.~Id Quinlan 58-Tigers41 , " " " Cg aim '-"~ know, but may have heard, we re always m need of something m Bla The Panthers jumped all over the land. , ould take a few lines to thank ~Y~,, Tigers in the opening period and Before we get into this year s list I guess I sh " ..,.. ~s coasted tea 58-41 victory, for efforts on our behalf last year. Let me caution you, however, t~', QHS outscored the Tigers, 19-8, in the generosity is just that -- last year's generosity. It's what you do for us w.~ :'- first period and built to a 27-22 lead at that counts. More on that later. -,. ~o the half. Of the eight major items on last yeitr's list you came through on seven. ~, Tanner led all scorers with 20 points " e res~ ..~ have a new roof on the press box, a new coat of paint mmde th P~,. and Prenticechippedineight. renovated high school and junior high school gymnasiums, new^,,netei~ facilities at the junior high and a new, not to mention safer, district to cv,~r- for the next two years. All thanks to you, I might add. Good job. So much for thank you's, it's time to get down to business. _,u~_~ The onl item ou failed to come through with last year was the eu _ covering ~or the r~served seats on the home side at Tiger Stadium..W.e~'~L~'~ try again. Maybe aluminum is priced too high at the North Pole, but ~ .-'~_~.,~ me there must be some way we can provide our season ticket holders .... wi~,, P'-'~ comfortable seating. ARer all, there the ones that care enough to buY u~ ~s If you can't supply this, maybe you could suggest it to the Booster u" project. While you're at the stadium there are other things you could do. stance, is some type of portable ..oo. ling/heating unit for the announcer is a funny sort of guy~ he gets hot when the temperature press box is 100 degrees plus and gets cold when the thermometer southward. But he would never complain, don't you know. Santa, I don't know if you've ever done any sportswriting or have a game from our press box, but if you have you must know to determine what yard line the teams are on. Most fields have markers on the sideline, but ours are on the fence, which cheerleaders and twirlers on the sideline. Only our PA announcer, after study, can ever figure the yard line out and he won't tell anyone. The press never has a clue. To remedy this problem I suggest you do one of two things. some new markers with the instruction there to be put on the belong or leave us the necessary paraphernalia to paint the markers on the field. We'll be happy either way. Just before you leave the stadium take a look at our sco rel~ excellent shape and gets the job done, but it's blue and white, wl live in Wills Point. I realize the scoreboard was a giR a few years seems to me our school colors would be more appropriate. That's the fact Citizens State Bank, donater of the scoreboard, no longer its name is still up there on the scoreboard. I don't want to get picky or anything S.C., but you never big six-foot-five giants you leave at places like Rusk, Fairfield Why's that? Is it something we said or did? After you leave Tiger Stadium I know you'll be short on time, following items for the following people in the stocking that will goal post in the south end zone. DALE NORRIS -- A tall, strong-armed quarterback and a pair of runningbacks. Juniors, if possible. JIM FARRELL-- Another defense like the one this past season. WILLIE WILSON -- A couple of basketball-playing giants and the get through this basketball season. ROBERT DURON -- A pitcher, catcher and anything else that on and field the ball. JIM NORTON -- Enough athletes to field a competitive track team. JOHN HAYTON -- Consistency and continued improvement ffo~ Tigerettes. JERRY C(HTON -- Recognition for the job he's doing in building s athletic program at the junior high. BRENDA POOL -- A round of applause for the job she did with IV~l~' volleyball team in seven years. One last thing Santa, please make sure all of our readers have a Christmas and nothing short of a Happy New Year ! P.S. 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