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Historic season (with an asterisk) ends for Shorthorns

December 1st, 2016

MARFA – A historic season for the Marfa Shorthorns varsity football team came to an abrupt end when the Garden City Bearkats blanked the Purple & White 51-0 on November 18 to deny the Horns the area title in six-man football.

“It was not a good outing,” said coach Adam Ramirez of the game that ended …

Lady Horns boast experience, depth as basketball season begins

December 1st, 2016


MARFA – Marfa’s basketball season is in full swing with the Lady Horns currently holding a 2-2 record and heading to the Monahans Tournament this weekend.

First up for Marfa will be Midland Classical at 10am and Midland Christian at 1pm today. On Friday, it’s Fort Stockton at 10:30am, and Presidio at 1:30pm …

Herd of Shorthorns honored with all-district selection

December 1st, 2016

MARFA – Join us in congratulating our athletes who made District 7-A All-District this year, Marfa ISD Athletic Director Wayland Jenkins said.

“Eight students made the cut after a great year that propelled us into the second round of the playoffs, further than we’ve been in over 50 years,” he said. “We’re looking forward to next …

Lobo Gridders raise the bar

November 23rd, 2016

(photo by STEVE LANG)Sul Ross football coach John Pearce addresses his team following a win at Wayland Baptist. Pearce earned American Southwest Conference Coach of the Year honors after the Lobos’ 6-4 season, 4-2 in ASC play, good for third place.

By Steve Lang, News and Publications

ALPINE – Asked if the 2016 Sul Ross State …

Lady Lobo soccer team strides to early success

November 23rd, 2016

All-ASC women’s soccer first team selection Laura Ebbs with Lady Lobos coach Marquis Muse. (Photo by Steve Lang)

By Steve Lang, News and Publications

ALPINE – Led by a former tap dancer from Ireland, and coached by a former professional player from Dallas, Sul Ross State University’s fledgling women’s soccer program has produced successful results in …

Blue Devils take 4th at state XC meet

November 17th, 2016

(Presidio ISD photo)The Presidio varsity Blue Devils won fourth in the state meet in Round Rock this past weekend. The fourth-place finish is the best result in the school’s history, according to coach Marco Lujan.

PRESIDIO, AUSTIN – The Presidio Blue Devils varsity cross country team placed fourth at the state meet in Round Rock …

Shorthorns get first playoff win since 1949

November 17th, 2016

(MARFA ISD photo)The Marfa Shorthorns football team and coaches celebrate the team’s first post-season advancement in 67 years. The team won the Bi-District championship game and will play for the Area title this Friday against the Garden City Bearkats in Rankin.

MARFA – The Marfa Shorthorns varsity six-man football team defeated the Santa Anna Mountaineers …

Lady Shorthorn Serrano is all-district MVP

November 17th, 2016

MARFA – Lady Shorthorn Priscilla Serrano is the 2016 Region 1 District 2 Most Valuable Player in volleyball.

The all-district outstanding setter is Kaci Flores of Marfa.

Two Lady Shorthorns, Georgina Brugette and Shelby Martinez, were named to the all-district First Team, and Gissele Lujan was named to the Second Team all district.

Honorable Mention went to Marfa …

Lady Blue Devils have good XC season

November 10th, 2016

(Presidio ISD photo)The Presidio Lady Blue Devils varsity cross country team and regional qualifiers, from left, Alejandra Proaño, Abril Urias, Selena Saldaña, Katelynn Valenzuela, Alexa Pando, and Karen Lozano.

PRESIDIO – The Presidio Lady Blue Devils varsity cross country team concluded the 2016 season with 21st place at the recent regional qualifiers meet in Lubbock.

Selena …

Shorthorns are district runner-up, play for bi-district title Friday

November 10th, 2016

MARFA, FORT DAVIS – The Marfa Shorthorns varsity football team closed out the regular and district seasons before a home crowd on Friday, shutting out the Fort Davis Indians 46-0.

In doing so, the Shorthorn Nation captured the 2016 district runner-up trophy and advanced to the first round of the state playoffs, a bi-district game with …

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