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September, 2013

Words of advice to the Alpine City Council

Words of advice to the Alpine City Council

September 30th, 2013

By DALE CHRISTOPHERSON

This is a modified version of a communication I sent to all members of the Alpine City Council late Friday, September 27 regarding the process to be used to employ a new City Manager.  Three links to very useful recommendations found on the web site of the International City Management Association were included.

Late …

This week in pictures

This week in pictures

September 27th, 2013

Shorthorns come up short against Sierra Blanca

Shorthorns come up short against Sierra Blanca

September 27th, 2013

By BRYON GARRISON

MARFA – The Marfa Shorthorns varsity football team came up short of a win on Friday at Martin Field for the 2013 homecoming game, falling 42-36 to the Sierra Blanca Vaqueros.

(photo by FRED MARTINEZ) Freshman running back Salvador Roman carries the ball in Marfa’s Homecoming game against Sierra Blanca. He …

Trinity topples Lobos 33-6 with second-half surge

Trinity topples Lobos 33-6 with second-half surge

September 27th, 2013

ALPINE, SAN ANTONIO – Trinity University scored four second-half touchdowns and a safety to trip visiting Sul Ross State University in a non-conference tilt at San Antonio Saturday (Sept. 21).

The Tigers (2-1) expanded a narrow 3-0 halftime edge and avenged last year’s 62-35 setback at Alpine. The Lobos, who open the American Southwest Conference season …

Bucks trounce Wildcats

Bucks trounce Wildcats

September 27th, 2013

By BRYON GARRISON

ALPINE – The Alpine Bucks evened up their record at 2-2 for the season as they shut out the Anthony Wildcats in Anthony in non-district action.

The Bucks have moved away from passing and have found the key for winning is their running game.

In last week’s game against Fabens they carried the …

Sul Ross Homecoming events set for October 7-13

Sul Ross Homecoming events set for October 7-13

September 27th, 2013

ALPINE – With the theme, “Lobos in the Jungle,” Sul Ross State University students, staff, faculty and friends will celebrate Homecoming 2013 during the week of October 7-13. 

A full week of activities are planned, including daily student events,  an American Southwest Conference football game, crowning the new Queen and King and honoring Distinguished …

Marfa International School

Marfa International School

September 27th, 2013

 

(photos by RON PARRISH (glider fieldtrip), LESLEY BROWN (playground), and MIS (sports image)

Clockwise from top, the Marfa International School inaugurated a new playground for the 2013-2014 school year, constructed by Marfa builders Joe and Ross Cashiola and Riley O’Brien. Mrs. Raquel Leos Jenkins’ 3rd-5th-grade students took a recent fieldtrip to Burt Compton’s Marfa Gliders. And …

Dr. Martin Urbina named new Sul Ross Criminal Justice graduate coordinator

September 27th, 2013

By LAURA NELSON

RGC Media Relations

ALPINE – Dr. Martin Guevara Urbina, Professor of Criminal Justice at Rio Grande College, has been named the graduate coordinator for the Criminal Justice Department at Sul Ross State University.

He will oversee all aspects of the program including admissions, enrollment, teaching schedules, and mentoring. Because all coursework for the Master of …

Presidio County agent Jesse Lea Schneider receives national honor

Presidio County agent Jesse Lea Schneider receives national honor

September 27th, 2013

PRESIDIO COUNTY – Presidio County Agent Jesse Lea Schneider has received the Achievement Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during the 2013 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania recently.

Schneider was one of several honorees who represent the top one percent of the membership selected by their peers and …

“Lydia” on Sul Ross stage October 17-22

“Lydia” on Sul Ross stage October 17-22

September 27th, 2013

ALPINE – The Sul Ross State University Theatre Program opens the fall theatre season with “Lydia,” written by award-winning Texas playwright Octavio Solis and directed by Gregory M. Schwab.

The Lydia cast, front row from left, Mandy Mata, Laura Ocañas. Back row from left, Daniel Sandoval, Omar Garcia, Anna Sandoval, Eddie Molinar, Yoncarlo …

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