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Five Shorthorns round up for state meet Saturday

Five Shorthorns round up for state meet Saturday

May 8th, 2014

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

AUSTIN, MARFA – Five Marfa High School Shorthorn track and field athletes will participate in the State Track Meet at the Mike Myers Stadium on the UT Austin campus on Saturday.

Marfa representation at the meet will begin at 12:45pm when Tim Flores hits the track for the 110m hurdles, followed by Marfa …

Garcia pitches no-hitter in bi-district title victory

April 25th, 2014

Marfa HS Lady Shorthorns

Ladyhorns head to area playoff next week

MARFA – The Marfa High School softball team are heading to the area playoff game on May 1 after defeating the Winters Blizzards in Midland on Thursday. The Lady Shorthorns won 11-1 in six innings becoming 2014 bi-district champions.

This is the team’s first …

Blue Devils top Eagles to share District 3-3A lead

April 10th, 2014

Blue Devil Ramon Olivas is safe on base as the Pride of Presidio defeated the Pecos Eagles 5-2 this week to stay tied for first place in district.

PRESIDIO, PECOS – The Presidio Blue Devils hosted the Pecos Eagles for a district baseball showdown with Presidio taking the game 5-3.

Alonso Amancio’s stellar pitching …

Project Graduation golf tourney Saturday

March 27th, 2014

MARFA – Project Graduation sponsors will host a benefit golf tournament this Saturday, March 29 at the Marfa golf course.

Format is three-person best ball, $40 per person, golf cart not included. Shotgun start at 10:30am.

Project Graduation will sell hamburgers, burritos, and more beginning at 10am.

Information: Manny Baeza, 432-386-3234.

Marfa student athlete sets school track record

Marfa student athlete sets school track record

March 20th, 2014

Amy Hernandez

By ELLIS WILLIAMS

MARFA – Marfa Lady Shorthorn Amy Hernandez traveled to Alpine the weekend of March 8 and there officially broke a Marfa school record for fastest 300-meter hurdle with a time of 49.40 seconds.

The school’s previous record of 50.03 seconds was set in 2008 by Alyssa Fields.

“Amy has worked very …

Special Olympics team formed for area adults

March 14th, 2014

FAR WEST TEXAS – A newly formed Special Olympics team is now available for adults in the Big Bend area.

The Big Bend Independent Special Olympics Team provides opportunities for young adults with disabilities to continue competing in Special Olympic events after they leave high school. The new team is open to those who are no …

Timothy Flores takes gold at Alpine relays

March 14th, 2014

By ELLIS WILLIAMS

MARFA/ALPINE – Marfa Shorthorn Timothy Flores won the gold in the 110 meter hurdles at the Fightin’ Buck Relays in Alpine Saturday, with a time of 16.62.

He also placed second in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 43.40.

“We were not blessed with the great weather from the previous week as it …

Indians thump Lady Horns

January 30th, 2014

MARFA, FORT DAVIS – The Lady Horns were defeated by the Fort Davis Indians Tuesday night by the score of 50-36, bringing Marfa’s district record to 0-3. The second round of district play begins next Friday.

Marfa defensive leaders were Marissa Garcia with 8 rebounds, Kendra Saenz with 6 steals, and Jayne Nuñez with 3 steals.

Marfa’s …

Big Buck tourney is Nov. 29-Dec. 16

November 21st, 2013

VAN HORN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Culberson County and the town of Van Horn will conduct the Trans-Pecos Big Buck Tournament from Nov. 29-Dec 16.

Lainie Koch, AgriLife Extension agent in Culberson County, said the Van Horn Convention Center at 1801 W. Broadway will serve as tournament headquarters. It will be …

Presidio girls and boys XC teams advance to regionals

Presidio girls and boys XC teams advance to regionals

November 1st, 2013

(photo by Coach MARCO LUJAN)Cross Country Team: from left, Coach Marco Lujan, Edwin Anaya, Ivan Montoya, Jose Prieto, Christopher Hernandez, Andre Aguilar, Eddie Hernandez, Kevin Hernandez, Dr. Dale Morris. In back is Coach Robert Romer.

By Coach MARCO LUJAN

PRESIDIO – The girls and boys varsity Presidio Cross Country teams competed at the district …

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