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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 …

Six-man “second season” begins for Marfa, Fort Davis, Garden City, Rankin

October 26th, 2013

FAR WEST TEXAS – The four Division 1, District 5 area six-man football teams on Friday opened their second seasons – the district games that decide who advances to the state playoffs – with powerhouses Garden City and Rankin shutting out Marfa and Fort Davis, respectively.

The Garden City Bearcats blanked the Marfa Shorthorns 48-0, while …

Horns return to action Saturday

October 17th, 2013

Game will stream online

MARFA, GARDEN CITY – The Marfa Shorthorns varsity six-man football team returns to the playing field on Saturday after a week off last week.

The Purple & White will face the Strawn Greyhounds in Garden City for a 2pm matinee.

Before last week’s break, Marfa broke its winless season with a win over the …

Bucks lose district opener

Bucks lose district opener

October 17th, 2013

(photo by FELIPE FIERRO)Evan Moore “flying” into the endzone.

By BRYON GARRISON

ALPINE – In their first District 3-2A Division II game of the season, the Alpine Bucks varsity football unit fell to the Sonora Broncos 43-33 in action last week.

The Buck’s didn’t completely abandon their successful running game but they did have 227 …

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