Sports

Fri
11
Aug

Wildcats working to regroup with pads going on Friday

GRADY – It has been a long summer and it’s time for the Grady Wildcats to get back to work.

This past Monday, the Wildcats and Coach Brent Lucas walked onto the practice field to start preparing for the upcoming season.

As the team starts getting acclimated to the West Texas heat, Lucas will be looking to get the team back up to speed on his offensive and defensive schemes.

 

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Fri
11
Aug

No excuses; it’s time to get this thing going again

STANTON – Every mention of the Stanton football team is usually followed by the mention of last year’s 0-9 season, a record that some media express as unlucky circumstances because of injuries and inexperience. These excuses are not traits displayed by the mighty and proud Stanton Buffaloes or their team leader, Coach John Peterson.

Not once all last season did the coaches or team use excuses of injuries or inexperience as an excuse for a loss. In fact the coaches post game explanations were “we did not play good enough for four quarters” on that night to win the game.

 

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Fri
04
Aug

Buffs open practice at 7 am on the 7th

STANTON - Football practices for the Stanton High School players incoming the 9th - 12th grades begins Aug. 7

Coach John Peterson said practices will be from 7 am to noon at least for the first week or so.

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Fri
04
Aug

September will be an informative month of football

MARTIN COUNTY - September will be a busy month for football coaches and players as the first half of the season will conclude before the 30th day of the month.

With only ten games scheduled for the 2017-2018 football season, five of those games will be played in the opening month.

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Fri
04
Aug

The annual Stanton Buff Football Camp

The annual Stanton Buff Football Camp was a chance for kids of all ages to learn the game and the correct way to tackle and block - the fundmentals. A large number of the area’s future Buffaloes took the opportunity, the camp packed all week.

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Fri
28
Jul

Wheeler, Rodriguez are keys to 2017 success

WEST TEXAS - The somber West Texas summer nights are usually filled with the peaceful sounds of locusts, coyotes and to some, even train whistles.

But come late August, for a couple hours on Friday night, the only sound that will be heard for miles will be the raucous cheering of fanatics enjoying the gridiron action.

A new season of high school football is perched on the horizon and coaches and players will soon start preparing for the long four month journey.

 

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Fri
28
Jul

Junior High Stanton Buffalo football

If the numbers attending the junior high Stanton Buffalo football camp this week are any indication, the future of the Buff program is in good hands and can only grow!

 

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Mon
24
Jul

Two-a-day practices give way to acclimatization, walk through

MARTIN COUNTY - The grueling first weeks of the football practices in the West Texas summer heat are no longer the dreaded two-a-day practices that football players once loved and despised at the same time.

This year, August 7 will be the first day of football conditioning with absolutely no contact activities permitted by the University Interscholastic League. In fact, players are not allowed to wear any contact equipment, except for their helmets, during these four days. August 11 is the first day any team in Texas is allowed full contact.

 

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Mon
24
Jul

West Texas referees on endangered species list

WEST TEXAS - The first high school football practices for the 2017 season are less than a month away while the coaches have finalized their schedules, they may not have enough men in the white and black stripes to officiate the games.

"I go to church on Sundays I get bombarded with people saying you missed the call and I say I wasn't even there," said Gary Speed.}

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Fri
07
Jul

Cheerleaders

Stanton cheerleaders brought home a bunch of brass from the University of Texas Permian Basin cheerleading camp. Two-a-days are only a few weeks away, starting in early August.

 

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