Sports

Thu
24
Aug

Grady heads to Rankin to scrimmage Marfa

GRADY – The Grady Wildcats had a busy weekend as the first scrimmage of the season involved three other teams in Hermleigh on Saturday morning and afternoon.

The extra plays will go a long way in helping the Wildcats come up to speed as Grady Coach Brent Lucas will be fielding a bunch of young players this season.

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Thu
24
Aug

Golden Tornado here Thursday for second scrimmages of the year

STANTON – With the first scrimmage behind them, the Stanton Buffaloes looked to improve and prepare for their second pre-season bout on Thursday against Lamesa. Last Friday, the Buff ’s coaching staff loaded up the team and traveled to Fort Stockton to get a true first look at the team in live play situations.

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Fri
18
Aug

Collision equipment in place; Buffs ready to scrimmage on Friday against Panthers

STANTON – Football is alive and well in Stanton as the Buffaloes strapped on the collision equipment and prepared for the first full week of contact drills.

Stanton coach John Peterson feels he has his team focused, in tune and on the right track for the start of the season.

“Our offense and defense are doing really good,” said Peterson. “I feel we are ahead of where we were last year at this time.”

 

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Fri
18
Aug

Texas Big Game Awards announces new rules for 2017

SAN ANTONIO – Celebrating its 27th year, the Texas Big Game Awards, a partnership of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Wildlife Association, continues to be the leader in recognizing the contributions that landowners, land managers and responsible hunters make to managing and conserving wildlife and wildlife habitat on Texas’ lands.

To kick off the 2017-2018 hunting season, the TBGA has re-established the program’s objectives and modified entry requirements. The purpose of the TBGA is to make everyone aware of the important role ethical hunting and habitat management play in the lives of our young people, and to the ecosystem over which we must be responsible stewards.

 

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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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