Rusk junior defensive back Joseph Francis had two first quarter interceptions against Pittsburg in the Eagles 48-7 victory Friday in the Bi-District round of the Class 4A Division two playoffs. The second one gets this week's top billing.
The Rusk Eagles have had a tremendous amount of support throughout the 2017 season. And the ring leaders of their following are the "Nunu" family. They are the family members of Eagles juniors Anthony Hunter, and Semaj Johnson.
T.K. Gorman's 2017 season, which began with such promise after a 6-0 start, came to an end Friday when the Crusaders fell at Fort Worth Christian 56-35. The Cardinals advance to play Dallas Christian in round two.