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Lady Shorthorns open softball season with victory

March 5th, 2015

Marfa High School softball team back row from left: Anissa Lujan, Brianna Vasquez, Alejandra Hernandez, Nohely Ramirez, Priscilla Serrano, Shelby Martinez, Rebecca Ontiveroz, Marissa Garcia. Bottom row from left: Brizzy Mendoza, Crystal Cataño and Gisselle Lujan.

MARFA – After several cancellations due to weather, the Marfa Lady Shorthorns varsity softball team finally …

Lady Devils fall to Bucks, but play Slaton for bi-district

February 12th, 2015

(photo by SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN)Lady Devil Yulissa Carrasco blocks a Lady Buck.

PRESIDIO – The Presidio Lady Blue Devils varsity basketball team fell to the Alpine Bucks 53-50 in a close district came on the home court on Tuesday.

The team’s third place district finish, however, boots them to post-season action, and …

Lady Blue Devils sink Cranes, get into playoffs

February 12th, 2015

PRESIDIO, CRANE – On Friday, January 31, the Presidio Lady Blue Devils varsity basketball team traveled to Crane and defeated the birds 71-38, thus clinching a playoff spot.

“I’m not sure when the last time was that the varsity girls made the playoffs but it has been quite a few years,” said coach Alonso …

Horns post first district loss, then come back with impressive win

Horns post first district loss, then come back with impressive win

February 12th, 2015

MARFA – After posting its first district loss of the season last week, the Marfa Shorthorns varsity basketball team took a win on Tuesday to go 7-1 in district action to stay in post-season action. On Friday, the Horns fell to Dell

(staff photo by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA)Marfa Shorthorn #25 Eduardo Amaro takes …

Horns remain unbeaten

Horns remain unbeaten

February 5th, 2015

(staff photo by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA)A Marfa Shorthorn basketball player goes for a lay up during Tuesday’s matchup against Balmorhea.

MARFA – With a 65-35 victory over the Sierra Blanca Vaqueros on Friday and a 55-24 win over the Balmorhea Bears on Tuesday night, the Marfa Shorthorns varsity basketball team has a 7-0 …

Jimenez earns General Business/PGA Golf Management degree

January 29th, 2015

HUNTSVILLE – The PGA Golf Management program is a 4½-year structured college curriculum and includes extensive classroom studies,

Becky Jimenez is the daughter of Frank and Abigail Jimenez of Midland, formerly of Marfa. She recently received a General Business / PGA Golf Management degree from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.

internship experience …

Junior Horns defeat Dell City

January 29th, 2015

MARFA, DELL CITY – The Marfa Junior High School boys basketball team defeated Dell City 43-23 on Monday on the road.

“We played one of our better games and won over a team that had beat us by four earlier in the year,” said coach Richard Hibbitts.

Nevin Nuñez had 14 points, Jacob Acosta 12, Jesse Garcia …

Horns continue unblemished district run

January 29th, 2015

MARFA, VALENTINE – The Marfa Shorthorns varsity basketball team kept its unblemished district record at 5-0 with a 41-22 victory over the Valentine Pirates on Tuesday.

Salvador Roman led the scoring with five three-pointers on his way to 21 points. Other double-digit Marfa score-makers were Alberto Ramos with 14 and Horacio Ornelas with 12.

“Defense was the …

2014 District 5-1A All District Team includes herd of Horns

2014 District 5-1A All District Team includes herd of Horns

November 26th, 2014

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)Coach Jeff Jones coaches the Marfa HS Shorthorns during the playoff game against Water Valley earlier this month. Jones was named All-District Coach of the Year.

Marfa’s Jones is coach of year

MARFA – A herd of Marfa Shorthorns varsity football team members were awarded with all-district honors, and …

Big Bend Special Olympics Team brings home bowling awards

Big Bend Special Olympics Team brings home bowling awards

November 26th, 2014

Big Bend Special Olympics Team from left, Crystal Young, coach, Hannah Wilbourn, Unified Athlete, Elijah Bailey, Rebecca Page, Thomas Hillery and Tony Bienhauer, coach

EL PASO – Another great competition for the Big Bend Special Olympics Team! The team traveled to El Paso for the El Paso Regional Fall Festival to compete in …

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