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Baseball opener is Wednesday for Alpine Cowboys

Baseball opener is Wednesday for Alpine Cowboys

May 5th, 2011

By STERRY BUTCHER

ALPINE – Wednesday is opening night for the freshly drafted, newly configured, hard-hitting hometown Alpine Cowboys baseball team. Play ball!

The 7:05pm game at Kokernot Field is the first of a 68-game season with the Pecos League, an independent professional baseball club that is not affiliated with major or minor league teams.

“We’re dedicating opening …

Shorthorn goes to state

Shorthorn goes to state

May 5th, 2011

MARFA, LEVELLAND – Marfa Shorthorn student athlete Jarett Lujan is going to the state track and field championships, and he did it with a personal best.

The Marfa High School junior placed first in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:59.27, his first-ever time in under two minutes. The 2011 Region 1-1A Track & Field …

Lady Blue Devil softball reaches team milestone

April 28th, 2011

PRESIDIO – Like the crew of Star Trek Enterprise, the 2011 Presidio Lady Blue Devils varsity softball team has gone father than all other Lady Blue Devil varsity softball teams before them: a post-season playoff appearance.

And so for the first time since nine Presidio girls took to the diamond as a team in 2001, Lady …

Blue Devils are District 3-3A baseball champs

April 28th, 2011

By CESAR BARRIGA

PRESIDIO – The Presidio Blue Devils traveled to Anthony last week and came home with another district championship, the first as a Class 3A team and the fourth consecutive title as well.

Big Blue was able to finish off Anthony in a blowout to clinch this year’s baseball district championship with one regular season …

Lujan is 4th at regional qualifiers meet

April 28th, 2011

MARFA – Jarett Lujan, Marfa’s premiere student athlete who does it all in academics and athletics and is the school’s hope to reach the state track and field meet next month in Austin, finished in the top five of his signature event at the regional qualifiers meet last Thursday in Sonora.

The MHS junior was 4th …

Marfa softball, baseball teams in first round of state playoffs

Marfa softball, baseball teams in  first round of state playoffs

April 28th, 2011

MARFA – The Marfa Lady Shorthorns varsity softball team and the Marfa Shorthorns varsity baseball unit are in the state playoffs.

With a 3-1 win over the Van Horn Eagles last week, the Marfa girls are second seeds as they play Winters for the bi-district crown. Game time is 2pm Saturday at Muggs Field in Midland.

The …

Cyclists return to Fort Davis for Hammerfest Saturday

April 4th, 2011

FORT DAVIS – The Fort Davis Hammerfest Bicycle Race returns to the Davis Mountains on April 9 and 10. With between 300 to 400 racers plus their families in town for the weekend, things should be busy. Pre-registration includes racers from all across the state and the country coming to town to test themselves in …

Blue Devils top Pecos to remain undefeated in District 3-3A

Blue Devils top Pecos to remain undefeated in District 3-3A

March 31st, 2011

By Coach CESAR BARRIGA

PRESIDIO – The Presidio Blue Devils were victorious against the Pecos Eagles on Tuesday night in a wonderful afternoon for Baseball.

Both teams came undefeated with the winner taking sole possession of first place.

Juan Carlos Palomo took the mound for the Blue Devils and he was able to keep the eagle bats in …

Lady Blue Devils bedevil Wildcats 19-0

Lady Blue Devils bedevil Wildcats 19-0

March 31st, 2011

By Coach JOEL PARDO

PRESIDIO – The Lady Presidio Blue Devils varsity softball team had a win and loss in the latest round of play, but oh what a win it was, shutting out the Anthony Wildcats 19-0. Lady Blue fell to the Pecos Eagles 8-4.

The Wildcats had come to Presidio on Friday looking for their …

Alpine student athlete is all state basketball academic

Alpine student athlete is all state basketball academic

March 31st, 2011

ALPINE – Alpine student athlete Alyssa Fields has been named to the Class 2A 2010-11 Basketball Academic All-State Team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

Alyssa is having a good senior year.

In volleyball she was 1st Team All-District, Academic All-District, and named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Academic All-State team.

Alyssa Fields

In varsity …

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