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Blue Devils are out of baseball playoffs

May 25th, 2017

PRESIDIO — The Blue Devils are out of the playoffs after a 9 to 1 loss against the Reagan County Owls last week.

The area champion Presidio High School varsity Blue Devils baseball team played the owls in the regional quarterfinals game on Friday.

The Devils finished their playoff run with an overall season record of 14 …

Freddy Garcia brings back gold medal from state track finals

Freddy Garcia brings back gold medal from state track finals

May 18th, 2017

(photos courtesy of Reagan Reed)Freddy Garcia wears the gold medal he won in the high jump at the state finals in Austin last week.

By NICK WINCHESTER

nick@bigbendnow.com

AUSTIN — Big Bend High Schooler Freddy Garcia won gold at state in the long jump with a winning jump of 22’ 1.5’’, half an inch shy of the …

Lady Devils hit the wall in playoffs

May 18th, 2017

PRESIDIO — The Presidio High School Lady Blue Devils varsity softball team is out of the district playoffs after a disappointing loss last week.

The Wall Lady Hawks won a 10 to 2 victory over the Lady Devils in the bi-district quarter-finals in Odessa on May 11. The Lady Devils were hot off their area championship …

Blue Devils are area champs

Blue Devils are area champs

May 18th, 2017

Presidio Bue Devils baseball team

PRESIDIO — The Presidio High School varsity Blue Devils baseball team are area champions after winning against the Shallowater Mustangs in Odessa last week.

The Blue Devils pulled off a 3 to 1 victory against the mustangs at the area championship in Odessa on May 12.

The Devils move on to the …

Sul Ross track athletes head to NCAA Division III national championships 

May 18th, 2017

CANYON — For the second consecutive year, the Sul Ross 4X100 men’s relay team and All-Conference long jumper Jermaine Stevens (Houston/South) will be heading to the NCAA Division III National Track and Field Championships.

This year’s three-day nationals event will be held in Geneva, Ohio May 25, 26 and 27 and hosted by Mt. Union University.

Relay …

Shorthorns athletes honored at annual Marfa Booster Club sports banquet 

Shorthorns athletes honored at annual Marfa Booster Club sports banquet 

May 11th, 2017

Brian Torres, JoJo Aguilar, Arron Luna, Rebecca Ontiveros, Gisselle Lujan, Alyssa Olvera, Fernanda Fabela, Lalli Sanchez, Arturo Alferez, Edwin Baca, Kevin Pippen, Steven Granado, Brielle Gonzalez, Kaci Flores, Julio Baeza, Keanna Harkrider, Bella Morales, Avery Beltran, Georgina Brugette, Kendra Serrano show off their awards at the 2017 banquet.

MARFA — Marfa’s athletes were honored at …

Area students take top places at district Wildlife Challenge

Area students take top places at district Wildlife Challenge

May 11th, 2017

Presidio County Wildlife Challenge winners Parker Skelton, Charlize Martinez and Orly Holguin.

MARFA – Presidio County 4-H students received top placings in the District 6 4-H Wildlife Challenge held on Saturday, April 29 in Van Horn.

Presidio County had two intermediate age teams compete made up of Orly Holguin, Charlize Martinez, Nathan Pena, and Parker Skelton. …

Shorthorns softball team are co-champions, squad members earn all-district honors

Shorthorns softball team are co-champions, squad members earn all-district honors

May 11th, 2017

Lady Shorthorns Softball Team.

MARFA — The Lady Shorthorns took a piece of the District 4AA Championship as co-champions, along with Van Horn for the 2017 season and moved into the Bi-District title game against Ira for round one of the Texas State Playoffs.

At the San Angelo Central field, the Lady Horns started off the …

MHS golf falls short of state championship by five strokes

May 11th, 2017

MARFA — Marfa’s golf team put forth a strong performance at the Regional Golf Tournament in San Angelo and fell five strokes short of an appearance at the State Tournament.

Finding themselves in third place after the first round of play, the Shorthorns were led by Jesse JJ Garcia with an impressive 86 shot performance by …

Sul Ross athletics gets big check

May 11th, 2017

ALPINE — The Sul Ross athletics department got a $6,000 boost through its Century Club and the new turf at the football field was dedicated at a Chamber of Commerce Mixer Thursday, May 4.

The Big Bend Shooting Foundation presented a $6,000 check that was a result of a raffle at last month’s mixer at the …

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