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Junior Lady Horns wrangle Cowgirls

September 17th, 2015

MARFA – The Marfa 8th-grade volleyball squad defeated the Grandfalls Cowgirls 25-7, 25-20, while the 7th-grade unit put forth a strong, much improved performance, but fell short to the visiting team 19-25, 25-23, 15-25.

Strong performances for Marfa included Avery Beltran and Samantha Jimenez from the service line, each serving 7 consecutive points to …

Lady Horns get first district win

September 17th, 2015

MARFA – The varsity Lady Shorthorns are now 1-1 in district with a win over the Grandfalls Cowgirls 25-11, 25-14, 25-14 on Tuesday.

Marfa dropped its district opener to Wink 15-25, 23-25, 15-25 Saturday afternoon and will travel to Balmorhea this Saturday for a 3pm game.

Leading Marfa’s squad was Kaci Flores with 25 …

Junior Blue Devils take consolation at Eagle tourney

September 10th, 2015

The Lucy Rede Franco Middle School 8th-grade volleyball team, back row from left, Odette Escontrias, Michelle Galindo, Isabella Ornelas, and Adaly Ramiez; and front row from left, Alexa Pando, Gracie Loera, Osiris Alferez, Karime Baeza, and Darianna Morales.

Junior Blue Devils take consolation at Eagle tourney

PRESIDIO, PECOS – The Lucy Rede …

Home opener for Lady Horns proves difficult for 2 of 3 teams

September 10th, 2015

MARFA – The Lady Horns junior high and varsity squads hosted their first home games of the season Tuesday evening and the 7th grade (21-25, 20-25) and varsity (8-25, 19-25, 21-25) fell short to the Marathon Mustangs, while the 8th graders were victorious (25-20, 25-21).

Leading the junior high squad was Bella Morales who …

Shorthorns knock Eagles out of air

September 10th, 2015

MARFA, SANDERSON – The mighty Marfa Shorthorns varsity football team made it 2-0 on the emerging season with a 52-6 victory over the Sanderson Eagles on Friday in Sanderson.

Alberto Ramos led the charge on offense with 235 yard rushing on 26 carries and five – count ‘em – five touchdowns, throwing for another …

JV Horns shut out Red Devils

September 10th, 2015

MARFA – The Shorthorns JV squad was near perfect last week against the Rankin Red Devils, shutting out the Permian Basin team 46-0 to go 2-0 in the young season.

On the offensive side, “We had tons of production throughout the team,” Coach Leighton Conway said. Jose Gallegos came up with three touchdowns; two …

Marfa JV wins season opener in football

September 3rd, 2015

MARFA – The Marfa Shorthorns JV football team opened the 2015 season with a 34-22 win over Buena Vista.

The Shorthorn offense was a top producer during the contest. Ricky Guevara had a great game, scoring both running the ball and pass receiving.

Jesse Garcia also had a very productive day, passing to Guevara …

Lady Horns, in tournament play, come together as team

September 3rd, 2015

Marfa High School volleyball team. Front row from left, Kendra Saenz and Fernanda Fabela. Second row from left, Aaliyah Sanchez, Rebecca Ontiveros, Priscilla Serrano, Gisselle Lujan, Kaci Flores. Back row from left, Georgina Brugette, Nohely Ramirez, Shelby Martinez, Alexis Marquez, Alyssa Olvera. (Not pictured, Kendra Serrano.)

MARFA – The Lady Shorthorns have …

Shorthorns open season with solid win

September 3rd, 2015

Junior running back Salvador Roman muscles past Sierra Blanca Vaquero defenders during Friday’s game.

MARFA – The 2015 football season opened with a bang for the Marfa Shorthorns varsity squad, a 50-14 victory over the Sierra Blanca Vaqueros before a home crowd.

And while Wayland Jenkins has been a teacher and coach …

Bo Coffman Memorial Run draws Presidio winners

September 3rd, 2015

(staff photos by SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN)Presidio’s Daniella Ramos ran in the Bo Coffman Memorial Run last Thursday. Presidio’s girls’ and boys’ cross country teams raced against other area school teams.


PRESIDIO – The Bo Coffman Memorial Run, honoring the late Presidio ISD cross country coach Bo Coffman, drew …

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