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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 …

Timothy Flores takes gold at Alpine relays

March 14th, 2014

By ELLIS WILLIAMS

MARFA/ALPINE – Marfa Shorthorn Timothy Flores won the gold in the 110 meter hurdles at the Fightin’ Buck Relays in Alpine Saturday, with a time of 16.62.

He also placed second in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 43.40.

“We were not blessed with the great weather from the previous week as it …

Indians thump Lady Horns

January 30th, 2014

MARFA, FORT DAVIS – The Lady Horns were defeated by the Fort Davis Indians Tuesday night by the score of 50-36, bringing Marfa’s district record to 0-3. The second round of district play begins next Friday.

Marfa defensive leaders were Marissa Garcia with 8 rebounds, Kendra Saenz with 6 steals, and Jayne Nuñez with 3 steals.

Marfa’s …

Big Buck tourney is Nov. 29-Dec. 16

November 21st, 2013

VAN HORN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Culberson County and the town of Van Horn will conduct the Trans-Pecos Big Buck Tournament from Nov. 29-Dec 16.

Lainie Koch, AgriLife Extension agent in Culberson County, said the Van Horn Convention Center at 1801 W. Broadway will serve as tournament headquarters. It will be …

Presidio girls and boys XC teams advance to regionals

Presidio girls and boys XC teams advance to regionals

November 1st, 2013

(photo by Coach MARCO LUJAN)Cross Country Team: from left, Coach Marco Lujan, Edwin Anaya, Ivan Montoya, Jose Prieto, Christopher Hernandez, Andre Aguilar, Eddie Hernandez, Kevin Hernandez, Dr. Dale Morris. In back is Coach Robert Romer.

By Coach MARCO LUJAN

PRESIDIO – The girls and boys varsity Presidio Cross Country teams competed at the district …

4H Open Freestyle Reining delivers horseback fun and creativity

4H Open Freestyle Reining delivers horseback fun and creativity

November 1st, 2013

From left, judges Dalton Evans, Suanne Blackwell and Kodie Hoover with High Point 4H contestant and saddle winner Colee Charlesworth.

FAR WEST TEXAS – The 22nd annual 4H Open Freestyle Reining Competition was held October 19 at the Sul Ross arena.

The Freestyle Committee welcomed contestants from Midland, Odessa, Post and points in between …

Junior High Shorthorns rally but Garden City takes win 46-20

November 1st, 2013

MARFA, GARDEN CITY – The Marfa Junior High Shorthorns traveled to Garden City last Friday, to take on the Bearkats.

The football game started off slow for Marfa’s offense, and the defense made numerous mistakes that led to points for the Garden City team.  In the second half, the Shorthorns came alive and stormed back with …

Buck’s defense baffles Buffalos

Buck’s defense baffles Buffalos

November 1st, 2013

(photo by FELIPE FIERRO Jr.)Matthew Chavez gains extra yards after hauling in a pass from Evan Moore.

By BRYON GARRISON

ALPINE – When the Buck’s defense have a good game, quarterback Evan Moore has a good game. The Bucks defeated the Stanton Buffalos 47-17 thanks to a real team effort on Oct. 25, in …

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