Each week of the girls basketball playoffs brings the promise of one, and the hope of two, games to extend the postseason. Mansfield Timberview and Mansfield Legacy continued their postseason this week but have aspirations of a late-week game, too.
Mack Beggs, a junior who is undefeated this wrestling season, hugged losing opponent Madeline Rocha of Coppell on the victory stand Saturday. Rocha declined to wrestle for the 110-pound Class 6A Region II championship.
Robert Hughes, the winningest high school boys basketball coach ever after a brilliant career at Fort Worth Dunbar, is a finalist for the 2017 Basketball Hall of Fame class. He joins 13 others as finalists, including Baylor women’s coach Kim Mulkey.
The L.D. Bell has four returning starters and a bevvy of experienced players to take on a rough new district that includes two foes, Southlake Carroll and Flower Mound, that have made the postseason for at least the past 15 years.