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Bucks, again, take Battle of the Big Bend from Shorthorns

Bucks, again, take Battle of the Big Bend from Shorthorns

September 3rd, 2011

UPDATE, Sunday, September 4:

From Jerram Rojo’s Facebook page:

“ok so i have a broken neck. 6th vertebrea. with some damaged ligaments. ill be in a neck brace for s minimum of 6 weeks. but i dont need surgury so thats a good thing. ill be heading back home later today.”

UPDATE: Marfa Shorthorn Quarterback Jerram Rojo suffered …

Lady Horns struggle to find groove

September 1st, 2011

By Coach IRMA LINDA OJEDA

MARFA – With an early season record of three win and nine losses, the Lady Horns are still struggling to find their groove after one full month of volleyball, as injuries and inexperience, seem to be getting the best of Marfa volleyball.

Last weekend, the Lady Horns participated in the Pecos Cantaloupe …

Horns defeat Mojo JV; contest for Big Bend Friday

September 1st, 2011

MARFA – Now that’s the way to start a football season. The Class 1A Marfa Shorthorns looked solid as a rock as the Purple and White opened its 2011 season at Martin Field with a 31-27 win over the JV Odessa Permian Panthers, a Class 5A team.

The game was played on a non-traditional Thursday, and …

Mojo comes to town today for Horns’ season opener

August 25th, 2011

By ROBERT HALPERN

MARFA – The Marfa Shorthorns varsity football team opens their 2011 season, hosting the JV Permian Panthers of Odessa in an atypical Thursday game. Start time is 7pm at Martin Field. That’s right, there’ll be no Friday Night Lights for Mojo and their alleged magic.

“They will bring close to 50 kids to play …

Bob Bullock museum shows off Blackwell cape

August 4th, 2011

By EMILY JO CURETON

MARFA, AUSTIN – Perhaps the most versatile cape to ever drape Marfan shoulders is now on view at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin as part of a special exhibition on high school football, “More than the Game,” which was curated by the Texas writer Joe Nick …

Softball tourney hits home run

Softball tourney hits home run

July 21st, 2011

By STERRY BUTCHER

MARFA – Marfa seemed quiet on Friday night. Nobody was out and about. Hardly any traffic, hardly anyone out walking or riding bikes.

The lights were on at Coffield Park, though, and once we pulled in, we understood. Half of Marfa had shown up to the George Lujan Memorial Softball Tournament, which was raising …

Little Leaguers fundraise for trip to finals

July 14th, 2011

By STERRY BUTCHER

PRESIDIO COUNTY – A combined team of Marfa and Presidio 10-12 year olds will travel to the Texas Teenage Baseball Association’s state playoff tournament July 25.

The Marfa Red Sox, along with three ballplayers joining them from Presidio, are fundraising now to pay for the trip to Harker Heights.
“It will build experience and allow …

Presidio little leaguers ready for state tournaments

July 7th, 2011

By BENJAMIN WERMUND

PRESIDIO – Two Presidio Little League baseball teams are preparing for state tournaments later this month.

The Presidio Astros are, from left, coach Alejandro Fernandez, coach Pedro Alvarado, coach Monico Sierra, Hector Montemayor, Jovani Sanchez, David Rodriguez, Juan Carlos Nieto, coach Nelson Rodriguez, coach Jaime Bustamante; and in front, Aaron …

Big Bend All Stars are division champs

June 30th, 2011

ALPINE, MARFA – The Big Bend All Stars Little League baseball team dominated Fort Stockton 10-0 in playoff action Tuesday, winning the division championship for the first time since 1994.

The Big Bend All Stars advance to the sectional round of the state playoffs July 8.

The team advances to the sectional round …

PHS grad member of All-Star softball team

June 23rd, 2011

By JOEL PARDO

MIDLAND – On Saturday June 18th Jhabryll Fernandez a 2011 PHS graduate participated in the Red, White and Blue Senior Showcase, West Texas All-Star softball game.

The all star game featured seniors from Lake View, Monahans, Fort  Stockton, Alpine, Van Horn, Ozona, Midland-Greenwood, Big Spring and Presidio.

The white team was coached by John Sparks head …

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