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Six Lobos named Distinguished Scholar-Athletes

June 22nd, 2017

ALPINE — The ASC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete team recognizes student-athletes who attain a high level of academic achievement while competing as a starter or important reserve on his or her athletic team.

This year’s DSA team members include the following:

BASEBALL

Trent Pearson | Sr. | Business Administration | Lubbock, Texas

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Xavier Webb | Sr. | History | Riverton, …

Marfa volleyball team travels to Pecos for tourney

Marfa volleyball team travels to Pecos for tourney

June 22nd, 2017

Front row from left, Kendra Serrano, Rebecca Ontiveros, Osiris Alferez, Kaci Flores, and Georgina Brugette. Back row, from left, Elena Hernandez, Fernanda Fabela, Isabella Morales, Coach George Salgado, Avery Beltran, Samantha Jimenez, Citalli Sanchez, Tais Chanez, and Priscilla Serrano.

MARFA — Marfa’s travel volleyball team members continue to work hard this summer, with various summer …

Flores, Serrano picked for All-State softball honor

June 15th, 2017

MARFA – Two Marfa High School sophomores have been named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State softball team for 1A schools.

Kaci Flores and Kendra Serrano were nominated for the honor by member coaches and selections are made at the association’s annual meeting during the UIL state softball tournament.

Up to 40 athletes may be selected …

Ortiz first Blue Devil to recieve college track scholarship

Ortiz first Blue Devil to recieve college track scholarship

June 8th, 2017

(staff photo by ELVIRA LARA) Jesse Ortiz signs his contract with Western Texas College.

By ELVIRA LARA

PRESIDIO — For the first time in Presidio ISD history, a newly graduated student has signed with a school to run track and cross country. Long distance runner Jesse Ortiz will be attending Western Texas College in Snyder this …

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 …

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