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Presidio Braves are back-to-back state champs

Presidio Braves are back-to-back state champs

July 31st, 2014

State ChampsThe Presidio Braves are the Texas Teenage Baseball Association 9 and under state champions, second year in a row.

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

PRESIDIO – The Presidio Braves are back-to-back Texas Teenage Baseball Association 9 and under state champions after defeating the Eastland Lions 8 – 3 at last week’s tournament held in …

Presidio Blue Devils are Area champs

May 15th, 2014

(PISD photo by CARMEN RUBNER)The Presidio Blue Devil baseball team, front from left, Luis Valenzuela, Raul Salgado, Ivan Barrientos, Balam Olivas, Ricardo Ortiz, and Alberto Fernandez. Back from left, Trainer Isael Natividad, Coach Johnnie Williams, Chris Hernandez, Jesus Carrasco, Ramon Olivas, Jiovannie Escontrias, Martin Manriquez, Elias Arevalo, Alexis Amancio, Coach Cesar Barriga, and Coach …

Shorthorn student athletes represent Marfa at state track meet

Shorthorn student athletes represent Marfa at state track meet

May 15th, 2014

Kendra Saenz

MARFA, AUSTIN – Though Marfa ISD student athletes Tim Flores, Amy Hernandez, Kiarra Petterson, Yasmine Guevara, and Kendra Saenz didn’t bring home

Amy Hernandez

the gold from the state track meet in Austin on Saturday, there are still plenty of reasons for the five Shorthorns to keep their heads high …

Blue Devils are bi-district champions, head to area playoffs

Blue Devils are bi-district champions, head to area playoffs

May 8th, 2014

VAN HORN, PRESIDIO – The Presidio Blue Devils baseball team are headed to the next round of the state playoffs after defeating the Monahans Lobos for the Bi-District Championship.

Congratulations to the Presidio baseball team and good luck in the Area round in the state playoffs against the Shallowater Mustangs at 7pm Friday, May 9 and …

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 …

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