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Marfa student athletes at the state track & field meet in Austin

May 21st, 2015

Raven Hollins placed fourth in the 100-meter dash. (photos by TRAVIS HARSCH)

 

Eduardo Amaro placed sixth in the 400-meter dash.

Blue Devils take West Texas March Classic

March 14th, 2013

Big Blue flawless at Sandhills tourney

PRESIDIO – After getting their first win against Mountain View on March 4, the Blue Devils traveled to Midland Greenwood to compete in the West Texas March Classic Baseball Tournament on March 7-9. The Blue Devils brought home the championship trophy after defeating the Greenwood Rangers 9-2.

This game was played in …

Shorthorn varsity track athletes place first at Buck Relays

March 14th, 2013

ALPINE, MARFA – Marfa student athletes Tim Flores, Ricardo Velazquez, Cesar Torres, and the relay team of Orlando Sanchez, Adrian Delgado, Kory Mutters, and Torres took first-place honors at the Buck Relays in Alpine last week.

The varsity team placed fifth overall, and the JV unit was third.

In the varsity bracket, Tim Flores was first in …

Junior Horns compete at Buck relays

March 14th, 2013

ALPINE, MARFA – The Marfa Junior High School boys track and field team took part in the Buck Relays last week in Alpine.

“Marfa’s team was made up of seventh- and eighth-grade boys,” Coach Richard Hibbitts said. “They did an excellent job at this track meet against teams that were all eighth-graders or larger schools than …

Sully AD to step down; coaching changes announced

Sully AD to step down; coaching changes announced

January 25th, 2013

ALPINE – Kay Whitley, Sul Ross State University athletics director for the past 16 years, has resigned from that position, effective at the end of Spring Semester 2013.

In addition, two Sul Ross State University coaches have resigned their positions and a third coach has not been re-appointed to his position.

Whitley, also an assistant …

Sully coaching changes announced

Sully coaching changes announced

January 25th, 2013

ALPINE – Two Sul Ross State University coaches have resigned their positions and a third coach has not been re-appointed to his position.

Sul Ross State University, home of the Lobos

Volleyball coach Ricardo Garcia and assistant football coach Shawn Brown have submitted their resignations, effective the end of Spring Semester 2013. In addition, …

Lady Bucks play for state championship today

May 31st, 2012

ALPINE, AUSTIN – The Alpine Lady Bucks softball team is one game away from being state champs.

Alpine will go head-to-head with the winner of the semifinal game between the Crawford Lady Pirates and the Danbury Panthers for the 2A state championship.

The state final is set for 6pm today at the Red and Charline McCombs Field …

Photo: Lujan signs with ASU

Photo: Lujan signs with ASU

February 20th, 2012

Marfa High School student athlete senior Jarett Lujan, center, signs a letter of intent to run track at Angelo State University in San Angelo in the fall, where he will major in biology and pre-medicine. His parents are, from left, Johnny and Tina Lujan. The signing took place Monday afternoon at Gregg …

Alpine cowboy is world roping champion

Alpine cowboy is world  roping champion

December 15th, 2011

By MARK GLOVER

ALPINE – Alpine born and raised cowboy Turtle Powell is the world champion header in Team Roping. Competing last week with his partner Jhett Johnson at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada, header and heeler roped their 10th-round steer in 10 seconds flat, winning the average in the 10-day event and …

Badgers shut out Shorthorns

November 3rd, 2011

By ROBERT HALPERN

MARFA, McCAMEY – Inauspicious beginnings rarely lead to anything substantive and the Shorthorn turnover on the first play of the game resulting in a Badger touchdown set the tone for the evening: a 33-0 loss to McCamey on Friday.

“We shot ourselves in the foot early and never really recovered,” said Jeff Jones, head …

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