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Six-man “second season” begins for Marfa, Fort Davis, Garden City, Rankin

October 26th, 2013

FAR WEST TEXAS – The four Division 1, District 5 area six-man football teams on Friday opened their second seasons – the district games that decide who advances to the state playoffs – with powerhouses Garden City and Rankin shutting out Marfa and Fort Davis, respectively.

The Garden City Bearcats blanked the Marfa Shorthorns 48-0, while …

Horns return to action Saturday

October 17th, 2013

Game will stream online

MARFA, GARDEN CITY – The Marfa Shorthorns varsity six-man football team returns to the playing field on Saturday after a week off last week.

The Purple & White will face the Strawn Greyhounds in Garden City for a 2pm matinee.

Before last week’s break, Marfa broke its winless season with a win over the …

Bucks lose district opener

Bucks lose district opener

October 17th, 2013

(photo by FELIPE FIERRO)Evan Moore “flying” into the endzone.

By BRYON GARRISON

ALPINE – In their first District 3-2A Division II game of the season, the Alpine Bucks varsity football unit fell to the Sonora Broncos 43-33 in action last week.

The Buck’s didn’t completely abandon their successful running game but they did have 227 …

Imperial/Buena Vista win Shorthorn Stampede XC meet

October 17th, 2013

MARFA – The high school boys’ team from Imperial/Buena Vista took the gold at the Marfa Shorthorn Stampede cross-country meet held at the golf course on Saturday.

In junior high action, the Alpine Lady Bucks and the Pecos boys took first place. No high school girls team of five or more entered the run.

Marfa High School …

Junior volleyball Horns take second at tournament

October 17th, 2013

MARFA – The Marfa Lady Shorthorns junior high school purple volleyball team took second place at their own tournament over the weekend.

Team Marfa beat Presidio 25-12, 25-15 and beat Ft. Stockton 25-16, 25-18 to enter the championship bracket, where they fell to Balmorhea 20-25, 21-25.

The Marfa junior high white team didn’t fare as well. They …

The Bucks do it again

The Bucks do it again

October 4th, 2013

(photo by FELIPE FIERRO)Alpine Buck Evan Moore passes to Vince Molinar in their win over the Muleshoe Mules..

By BRYON GARRISON

ODESSA – The Fighting Bucks of Alpine won their third straight game, outdistancing the Muleshoe Mules 67-34 at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa on Saturday.

In the first quarter, quarterback Evan Moore used a quick …

Shorthorns fall to Buena Vista Longhorns

Shorthorns fall to Buena Vista Longhorns

October 4th, 2013

By BRYON GARRISON and ROBERT HALPERN

The Marfa Shorthorns varsity 6-man football team succumbed to the Buena Vista Longhorns 52-6 in non-district play on Friday.

(photos by BELINDA DOMINGUEZ)Marfa High School students and faculty give the football players an enthusiastic send off with high fives and cheers as they prepare to leave for the …

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 …

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