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Lady Devils swat Kermit Lady Jackets

February 2nd, 2017

PRESIDIO — The Presidio High School Varsity Lady Devils basketball team crushed Kermit’s Lady Jackets in a home game Tuesday night. The Devils held a lead the whole game to finish ahead 48 to 27.

“We were in control from the get go,” Coach Alonzo Samaniego said in an email.

At halftime, the Lady Devils held a …

Golden Cranes edge out Blue Devils

January 26th, 2017

PRESIDIO — The Presidio High School Varsity Blue Devils were narrowly defeated by the Crane Golden Cranes at an away game Friday.

Devils lost by just one point, 60 to 59, in Crane last week. Their record is one win, one loss in district play and 16 wins, seven losses for the season.

Crane took an early lead, …

Varsity Coyotes beat Blue Devils

January 26th, 2017

PRESIDIO — The Presidio Varsity Blue Devils basketball team closely lost to the Tornillo Coyotes in a home game Tuesday night.

The Coyotes took an early lead over the Blue Devils and maintained it through the first half. The Devils closed the gap in the third quarter, entering the fourth tied at 35 points.

The Coyotes narrowly …

Lady Devils stomp Lady Cranes

January 26th, 2017

PRESIDIO — The Presidio High School Varsity Lady Devils basketball team easily beat out the Crane High School Lady Cranes on Friday, Jan. 20 with a final score of 54 to 32.

“We had a halftime lead of 29-15 and never looked back,” Coach Alonzo Samaniego said in an email.

High scorers for the game were Alejandra …

Bears drop Shorthorns to third place

January 26th, 2017

(photo by and courtesy of FELIPE FIERRO)Steven Granado, Donny Martinez, and Arron Luna guard against Sierra Blanca in recent district play.

MARFA – The Shorthorns and Bears battled it out on Tuesday night at the Marfa Shorthorn Gym, as the two teams had a lot on the line as the winner would move into sole …

Lady Shorthorns come from behind to defeat Lady Bears

January 26th, 2017

(photos by and courtesy of FELIPE FIERRO)Priscilla Serrano grabs a rebound out of a Sierra Blanca defenders hands as Kaci Flores, 10, Rebecca Ontiveros, 31, Gisselle Lujan, 22, and Kendra Saenz, 3 prepare to run the court.

MARFA – After a brutal first quarter of offense that ended with Marfa going 1 for 27 from …

Junior Blue Devils (almost) sweep Ladybirds

January 19th, 2017

PRESIDIO – The Lucy Rede Franco Middle School junior high school Lady Blue Devils took three of four games from the Crane Ladybirds.

The 7th Grade B team won 16-13, the 7th Grade A unit was victorious 25-23 and the 8th Grade B team won 15-6.

The 8th Grade A fell 12-18.

“All the girls played hard and …

Lady Devils continue district wins with victory over Kermit

January 19th, 2017

PREISIDIO — Presidio High School’s Lady Devils basketball team beat Kermit 50 to 44 in tight fought road game.

The Lady Devils were down four to 13 at the end of the first quarter, according to Coach Alonzo Samaniego. The girls came back in the second quarter, outscoring the Lady Jackets by 10 points. Beatriz Valles …

Blue Devils trounce Kermit Yellow Jackets

January 19th, 2017

The Presidio Blue Devils at the Kermit Yellowjacket game, top row from left, Luis Valenzuela, Coach Caesar Barriga, Coach Roberto Romero, Edgar Galindo, Oscar Moreno, Brandon Munoz, Fernando Guerrero, Coach Jacob Ramirez, and Coach Marco Lujan; bottom row from left, Juan Nieto, Ivan Montoya, Ivan Cervantes, Jovani Sanchez, Abraham Ornelas, and Fabian Flotte.

PRESIDIO — …

Ojeda named new Marfa ISD athletic director

January 19th, 2017

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

Linda Ojeda

MARFA – Marfa ISD school board members voted Monday to name long-time teacher and coach Linda Ojeda as the district’s new athletic director.

The promotion was at the recommendation interim Superintendent Oscar Aguero.

“I’m excited about coach Ojeda taking over the athletic department,” said Aguero. “We’ve always talked about growing our own, …

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