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Fri
14
Oct

Buffaloes take it on the chin in 35-8 loss to those Bulldogs

STANTON – The Stanton Buffaloes district opener did not go according to plan as the Coahoma Bulldogs left Buffalo Stadium with a 35-8 victory and a leg up on the competition in the race for the state playoffs. Both teams struggled through the non-district games on the schedule with the two teams combining for one victory.
 
Fri
14
Oct

Sands keeps burners wide open in 76-26 clubbing of Wildcats

.GRADY – Grady struggled to slow down the high paced Sand’s offense Friday night at M.W. Tunnel Field and lost its District 6-1 D-II opener 76-26. Grady was able to keep pace with Sands through the first quarter as both teams scored 14 points, but the Mustangs found another gear in the second quarter and stretched its lead to 36-20 by halftime.
 
Fri
30
Sep

Flores, Jimenez lead ‘Cats to seventh at Lubbock

LUBBOCK - Led by Carlos Flores and Cristian Jimenez, the Grady Wildcats finished seventh as a team Saturday at the annual Lubbock Invitational Cross Country meet in Mae Simmons Park. Flores finished 19th overall, followed by the freshman, Jimenez, in 23rd.
 
Fri
30
Sep

Westbrook stops Grady win streak at one

GRADY – The Westbrook Wildcats scored early and often to defeat the Grady Wildcats 56-28 Friday night in Westbrook. Westbrook took advantage of a slow Grady start to build a 36-14 halftime advantage. The Wildcats added to their advantage in the third quarter with another 14 points and held on for the 28 point victory.
 
Fri
23
Sep

Badgers next for Stanton’s junior varsity

CHRISTOVAL - Stanton’s Junior Varsity got skunked by the Christoval Cougars last Thursday 30-zip. Devan Simpson ran 17 times for 83 yards and Isaiah Reyna ran 22 times for 91 yards, but the Cougars were way too much for the Buffs.

 

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Fri
23
Sep

Friday Night Lights shut down Buffs again

STANTON – Friday night lights is starting to take on an entirely new meaning as Mother Nature is wowing football crowds with lightning shows reminiscent of April thunderstorms. The dazzling streaks of light caused several game cancellations and numerous more delays with some schools wrapping up ball games close to midnight. Stanton was one of the unlucky few that were forced to cancel its game, but not just any game, homecoming. The entire town was excited about Friday’s annual homecoming competition but it will be written in history as neither a win nor a loss but cancelled due to weather.

 

Fri
16
Sep

Lightning shuts down Stanton-Forsan early

It was another difficult night for the Stanton Buffaloes as Forsan held serve at home beating Stanton 34-0 in a non-district contest Friday in Forsan. The game was called early in the third quarter due to lightning in the area. Despite the shortened game, Stanton managed over 100 yards of total offense with 72 coming through the air and 33 yards on the ground.
 
Fri
16
Sep

Lots of points, but Wildcats come up short

The Battle of the Wildcats was as exciting as a New Year’s firework show with both Grady’s and Water Valley’s offenses clicking on all cylinders and lighting up the scoreboard with over 140 points. Unfortunately for Grady, Water Valley had a strong defensive showing allowing for a 94-49 non-district victory. The game was neck and neck through the first quarter with Grady holding a slight 24- 22 lead. By halftime Water Valley held the slim margin at 36-30.
 
Fri
09
Sep

Stanton brilliant in first half, crumbles in second half

STANTON – Stanton fell to 0-2 on the season with a 38-8 loss to Wink Friday at Wildcat Stadium in Wink. The Buffaloes did improve on both sides of the ball as they scored their first touchdown of the  season and did not allow as many points in their second week of action as they did in  the season opener to Seagraves.  

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Fri
09
Sep

Friday night stripes on West, North Texas endangered lists

WEST TEXAS - The biggest sporting event of fall, Texas high school football, just started a couple weeks ago and a potential catastrophe is looming on the horizon. There are simply not enough officials to go around. Wayne Bernier will start his 21st year officiating high school football games this fall and calls it “an epidemic.”   

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