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Marfa Shorthorns qualify for regional track meet

Marfa Shorthorns qualify for regional track meet

April 13th, 2017

Kaci Flores catches air in her regional qualifying best jump of 13’7”.

MARFA – Several Shorthorn track and field members qualified for the Regional Track meet early Wednesday morning at the District 9A Meet in Van Horn.

Qualifying in field events were Arron Luna in pole vault with a gold medal performance, along with Steven Granado …

Marfa softball at top of district standings

April 13th, 2017

MARFA – Marfa softball drops its first district game Tuesday on the road against Van Horn, 11-10.

The loss still leaves Marfa at the top of the district standings with only one loss and with four games remaining in the regular district season.

Van Horn’s offense out hit the Shorthorns early in the game, but Kendra Serrano …

Peebles named new head women’s basketball coach at Sul Ross

Peebles named new head women’s basketball coach at Sul Ross

April 13th, 2017

Katie Peebles

ALPINE – Katherine “Katie” Novak Peebles has been named new head women’s basketball coach at Sul Ross State University in an announcement by director of athletics Bobby Mesker, Friday, April 7. She replaces Caleb Henson who stepped down as head women’s coach in January.

Peebles comes to Sul Ross after serving at Our Lady …

Presidio team roper is state bound

Presidio team roper is state bound

April 13th, 2017

(photo courtesy of DAENA BAEZA)Sesar Baeza Jr., left, and cousin Cody Gonzales qualify to compete at the Texas High School Rodeo Association state finals this summer.

By CAMERON DODD
cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO — Presidio Senior Sesar Baeza, Jr. qualified last week to compete at the Texas High School Rodeo Association state finals in team roping. He is the …

Blue Devils squish Yellow Jackets at home Tuesday

Blue Devils squish Yellow Jackets at home Tuesday

April 13th, 2017

(staff photo by CAMERON DODD)Blue Devils make a comeback after defeat against the Alpine Bucks last week, winning 13 to 3.

PRESIDIO — The varsity Blue Devils won against the Kermit Yellow Jackets at home in Presidio on Tuesday evening. The final score was Presidio 13, Kermit 3.

The Blue Devils season record is now nine …

Lady Devils beat Kermit Yellow Jackets 17 to 3

Lady Devils beat Kermit Yellow Jackets 17 to 3

April 13th, 2017

(staff photo by CAMERON DODD)Presidio Lady Devil Samantha Valdez makes it safely to home.

PRESIDIO — The Presidio High School varsity Lady Devils softball team took a large victory over the Kermit Yellow Jackets, winning 17 to 3 at a home game Tuesday evening.

The Lady Devils start off slow, scoring zero runs but holing the …

Horns are district golf champions

Horns are district golf champions

April 6th, 2017

The 2017 Marfa Shorthorns varsity golf team, from left, Donny Martinez, Huck Roch, Jesse Garcia, Georgina Brugette, Priscilla Serrano, Alyssa Olvera, Epi Cataño, Brandon Leos, Jesse Blu Walker, Steven Granado, and David Gomez, coach.

MARFA – The Marfa Shorthorns varsity boy’s golf team won the district championship this week by shooting a 385 team total …

Ontiveros and Marquez lead Shorthorns rally for district win; go 4-0 in district

Ontiveros and Marquez lead Shorthorns rally for district win; go 4-0 in district

April 6th, 2017

Lexi Marquez moves in on a pitch, to bring in the game winning run

MARFA – The Van Horn Lady Eagles gave Marfa a run for their money as a back-and-forth battle went the length of the seven innings.  A winner would not be determined until the bottom of the 7th inning, with the Lady …

Softball: Presidio takes Crane 33 to zero

April 6th, 2017

PRESIDIO — The Presidio High School Lady Devils softball team took a massive 33 to zero victory against Crane on Tuesday at an away game.

The Lady Devils took an early lead against the Lady Birds with 17 runs in the first inning. The girls never looked back, scoring an additional seven runs in the second …

Hammerfest 2017: Bicyclists a plenty come to Fort Davis this weekend

Hammerfest 2017: Bicyclists a plenty come to Fort Davis this weekend

March 30th, 2017

(photo by Patricia D)Riders from last year’s event race through the scenic but challenging Davis Mountains

FORT DAVIS – Bicyclists from around the country will descend upon Fort Davis and The Davis Mountains to race April 1st and 2nd.

This is a USA Cycling sanctioned, three-stage race, where racers earn points based on their finishing position …

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