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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 …

County archers compete at State Archery Shoot

May 11th, 2017

MARFA – Seven Presidio County 4-H’ers participated in the State 4-H Indoor Archery Shoot. All of the contestants participated in the first-year archer division. Results by bow classification and age division.

Junior Barebow – 3rd Place, Josiah Wade. 4th Place, Levi Wade

Junior Compound Unaided – 9th Place, Tennessa Hinojos.

Intermediate Compound Unaided – 2nd Place, Levi Hinojos. …

Garcia is first Big Bend High School track athlete to qualify for state

Garcia is first Big Bend High School track athlete to qualify for state

May 4th, 2017

Freddy Garcia, left, will represent Big Bend High School at the UIL State Track Meet in Austin on May 12. Garcia is making school history by being the first track and field athlete to make it to state.

TERLINGUA — Big Bend High School varsity long jumper Freddy Garcia will compete at the state UIL …

Presidio athletes qualify for regionals

Presidio athletes qualify for regionals

April 27th, 2017

(photo courtestyof MAYRA RAMIREZ)Varsity track and field regional qualifiers show off their medals alongside coach Mayra Ramirez, far right.

PRESIDIO — A number of Presidio varsity track and field team members placed at the area UIL meet in Sonora last Thursday and qualified to compete at the regional track meet happening this week.

Presidio High School’s …

Presidio boys track takes medals at area meet

Presidio boys track takes medals at area meet

April 27th, 2017

(photo courtesy of ALONZO SAMANIEGO)The winning 4X100 relay team.

PRESIDIO — Members of the Presidio High School boys varsity track team won metals at their area’s UIL meet in Sonora last Thursday, April 20.

Oscar Baeza took gold in three events. In the 100-meter dash he finished in first with a time of 10.69. He also …

Girls track team takes fourth place at area meet

April 27th, 2017

PRESIDIO — The Presidio High School girls varsity track team placed fourth at the area track meet in Sonora on Thursday, April 20. The team had an overall score of 56, including three gold medal wins by Daniela Valenzuela and a bronze medal for Jennifer Flores.

Complete results follow:

Long Jump: Daniela Valenzuela: First place, Area Champion

Triple …

Bucks beat Devils

Bucks beat Devils

April 20th, 2017

(photo courtesy of Carmen Rubner) The Presidio Blue Devils were narrowly defeated Tuesday in an away game against the Alpine High School Bucks. The final score was six to four.

ALPINE — The Alpine High School Bucks varsity baseball team beat our Presidio Blue Devils in a tight away game Tuesday evening. The final score …

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