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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 …

Shorthorns come up short against Sierra Blanca

Shorthorns come up short against Sierra Blanca

September 27th, 2013

By BRYON GARRISON

MARFA – The Marfa Shorthorns varsity football team came up short of a win on Friday at Martin Field for the 2013 homecoming game, falling 42-36 to the Sierra Blanca Vaqueros.

(photo by FRED MARTINEZ) Freshman running back Salvador Roman carries the ball in Marfa’s Homecoming game against Sierra Blanca. He …

Trinity topples Lobos 33-6 with second-half surge

Trinity topples Lobos 33-6 with second-half surge

September 27th, 2013

ALPINE, SAN ANTONIO – Trinity University scored four second-half touchdowns and a safety to trip visiting Sul Ross State University in a non-conference tilt at San Antonio Saturday (Sept. 21).

The Tigers (2-1) expanded a narrow 3-0 halftime edge and avenged last year’s 62-35 setback at Alpine. The Lobos, who open the American Southwest Conference season …

Bucks trounce Wildcats

Bucks trounce Wildcats

September 27th, 2013

By BRYON GARRISON

ALPINE – The Alpine Bucks evened up their record at 2-2 for the season as they shut out the Anthony Wildcats in Anthony in non-district action.

The Bucks have moved away from passing and have found the key for winning is their running game.

In last week’s game against Fabens they carried the …

Sul Ross Homecoming events set for October 7-13

Sul Ross Homecoming events set for October 7-13

September 27th, 2013

ALPINE – With the theme, “Lobos in the Jungle,” Sul Ross State University students, staff, faculty and friends will celebrate Homecoming 2013 during the week of October 7-13. 

A full week of activities are planned, including daily student events,  an American Southwest Conference football game, crowning the new Queen and King and honoring Distinguished …

JV Horns fall to Bears in first game of season

September 20th, 2013

MARFA – The Marfa Shorthorns junior high school football unit fell to the Balmorhea Bears 52-6 in the Horns’ first game of the 2013 season.

Marfa’s points were scored by Arron Luna on a 79-yard end zone in the game’s first quarter.

“We had quite a few mistakes during the game that we need to correct,” Coach …

Lady Horns compete at Wink XC meet

September 20th, 2013

WINK, MARFA – Marfa student athletes Amy Hernandez and Anissa Lujan competed at the Wink Wildcat cross county meet on Saturday.

Hernandez had a time of 17:20.10 and Lujan clocked 20:11.25.

“This course was a challenge as it had many uphill parts,” said Coach Richard Hibbitts. “It was a good test for our runners.”

Bucks finesse homecoming victory

Bucks finesse homecoming victory

September 20th, 2013

By BRYON GARRISON

ALPINE – The Bucks needed a win after opening the season with two straight losses, and homecoming provided the catalyst for the Buck’s first win over the

(photos by FILIPE FIERRO)Vince Molinar corrals a Fabens runner.

Fabens Wildcats 36-14.

The Wildcats came to the field with some big intimidating players but the Bucks …

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