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4H Open Freestyle Reining delivers horseback fun and creativity

4H Open Freestyle Reining delivers horseback fun and creativity

November 1st, 2013

From left, judges Dalton Evans, Suanne Blackwell and Kodie Hoover with High Point 4H contestant and saddle winner Colee Charlesworth.

FAR WEST TEXAS – The 22nd annual 4H Open Freestyle Reining Competition was held October 19 at the Sul Ross arena.

The Freestyle Committee welcomed contestants from Midland, Odessa, Post and points in between …

Junior High Shorthorns rally but Garden City takes win 46-20

November 1st, 2013

MARFA, GARDEN CITY – The Marfa Junior High Shorthorns traveled to Garden City last Friday, to take on the Bearkats.

The football game started off slow for Marfa’s offense, and the defense made numerous mistakes that led to points for the Garden City team.  In the second half, the Shorthorns came alive and stormed back with …

Buck’s defense baffles Buffalos

Buck’s defense baffles Buffalos

November 1st, 2013

(photo by FELIPE FIERRO Jr.)Matthew Chavez gains extra yards after hauling in a pass from Evan Moore.

By BRYON GARRISON

ALPINE – When the Buck’s defense have a good game, quarterback Evan Moore has a good game. The Bucks defeated the Stanton Buffalos 47-17 thanks to a real team effort on Oct. 25, in …

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 …

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