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Blue Devils cross-country team heads to state

November 6th, 2014

The Presidio Blue Devils cross-country team advanced to state championships after coming in second place at last week’s regional qualifiers. Senior Taylor Galiette will also advance to championships as the second female in Presidio’s history.

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

PRESIDIO – The Blue Devils made Presidio history last week as the boys’ cross-country team …

Football Horns get district win over Bearkats

October 30th, 2014

MARFA – “A great win for the program, school, and community” is how Marfa ISD athletic director and Shorthorn head football coach Jeff Jones described Marfa’s 50-46 district win over the Garden City Bearkats on Friday.

It’s just year three of Marfa’s foray into six-man football, and to go 1-0 in district play in a four-team …

Garden City downs Marfa junior high, JV football teams

October 30th, 2014

GARDEN CITY, MARFA – The Marfa junior high and JV football teams traveled to Garden City last Thursday to take on the Bearkats, and both Marfa teams lost.

In the junior high game, Garden City jumped on the scoreboard first and never let up.

“We didn’t play well on defense and could not move the ball on …

Lady Horns clinch playoff berth

October 30th, 2014

MARFA – The Marfa Lady Shorthorns varsity volleyball team clinched a playoff spot Tuesday evening in an exciting 4-set match-up with Buena Vista High School.

Needing a victory in order to avoid a tie with Balmorhea in the district standings, the Marfa squad called upon their hometown fans to rattle their opponent, and the Marfa faithful …

JV Horns open season with win

September 11th, 2014

MARFA, RANKIN – The Marfa Shorthorns Junior Varsity football team traveled to Rankin to open the 2014 football season on Thursday, September and started the gridiron season with a 20-6 win.

The Shorthorn offense got on track early with a 76-yard punt return from Arron Luna the first time Marfa touched the ball. The Point After …

Shorthorns undefeated with latest win over Sanderson

September 11th, 2014

(photo by FRED MARTINEZ)The Marfa Shorthorn offense was on a roll against the Sanderson Eagles Friday, taking the win 53-8.

By ROBERT HALPERN

MARFA – The mighty Marfa Shorthorns, newcomers to the six-man football game, dispatched the Sanderson Eagles 53-8 on Friday before hometown Martin Field fans to go 2-0 on the young 2014 …

Presidio hits a homerun hosting state baseball tournament

July 31st, 2014

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

PRESIDIO – The Presidio Braves may have walked away with the 2014 Texas Teenage Baseball Association 9 and under state tournament with the championship trophy (their second straight title) after defeating the Eastland Lions 8-3 in the final, but the city of Presidio itself also wound up a winner, too.

“[The tournament] did …

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 …

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