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Thu
06
Dec
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Number Six escapes with narrow win

GRADY – The Grady Lady Cats lost to #6 Rankin in an overtime thriller 51-49.

Grady had a commanding halftime lead that slowly dwindled over the second half.

The Wildcats made a couple free throws in the final few seconds to guarantee overtime.

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Thu
06
Dec
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Wildcat junior high splits pair of games with Garden City

GRADY – Grady’s junior high boys basketball teams split with Garden City on Monday night.

The Wildcats Black team beat the Bearkats A team 24-22 while the Bearkats B team bested the Wildcats Gold team 27-17.

Grady’s Black team was led to victory by Austin Aaron and Logan Aaron scoring eight and six points.

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Thu
29
Nov
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Stanton girls run record to 8-2

STANTON – Stanton girls basketball is heading in the right direction as the varsity girls are 8-2 and the junior varsity has won two of its last three games.

The varsity squad downed Andrews 38-27 on Nov. 19.

Katie Harris led the Buffaloes with 12 points followed by Emma Dunn with nine and Gaby Rodriguez with five. Kenzi Spinks scored five points for Stanton and Sydney Harris, Savanna Hewtty and Kirsten Church rounded out the scoring with three, two and one point respectively.

The junior varsity won its game over Andrews 40-34.

The next day, Stanton crushed Kermit 50-33 earning head coach Junior Ashmore his 700th career coaching victory.

 

 

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Fri
16
Nov
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Long and trying season comes to a close with loss

STANTON – The season started with high hopes and great expectations, but in the end the Stanton Buffaloes were not able to right the ship and lost the final game of the season to Colorado City 48-7.

The Wolves controlled the game from start to finish with a dominating rushing attack that racked up 347 yards on the ground and kept possession for nearly 30 minutes.

Despite the lopsided loss, Stanton managed to string some plays together and compete with Colorado City but costly errors kept the Buffs off the score board.

Stanton’s only touchdown came late in the fourth quarter when Tim Avila returned a kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown. Ariel Ramos added the extra point.

 

 

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Fri
16
Nov
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Stanton JV girls win one, lose one

STANTON – Stanton’s junior varsity split its last two games with a loss to Monahans and a victory over Lamesa.

Monahans bested the Buffs 24-17 on Nov. 6. Mariah Brooks and Kayleigh Villa led the Buffaloes with five points each and Natalie Taylor, Hailea Veracruz and Madi Gallegos and two points each and Sarah Denson scored one point.

Stanton returned home on Saturday and beat up Lamesa 20-11. Taylor had a game high eight points while Amelia Bratcher added three. Aislynn Hight, Brooks, Veracruz and Analiese Flores posted two points apiece and Denson added one point.

 

 

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Fri
09
Nov
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It’s WET

MARTIN COUNTY - For the first time that anyone can remember, Martin County residents will be able to buy beer and wine in Stanton stores.

With voters both early and on election day approving the of premises sale of beer and wine inside the city limits of the City of Stanton, the wet/dry election was overwhelmingly approved.

The final vote was 395 for and 196 opposed. What happens next is the canvassing of the election by the City of Stanton City Council next Monday, with those results sent to the state as well as the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission.

Once local stores have their paperwork in order, the sale of both beer and wine will begin immediately.

 

 

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Fri
09
Nov
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Gail game determines playoff order for Wildcats

IKLONDIKE – Grady faced some early adversity Friday night against Klondike but a rallied effort allowed the Wildcats to crush the Cougars 34-14.

Klondike managed to land the first blow and score a quick eight points and steal all the early momentum but Grady clawed its way back to a 14-8 halftime lead.

After swapping a couple scores in the third quarter, Grady’s ground and p o u n d rushing attack finally wore Klondike down allowing the Wildcats to score the final 14 points and secure the district victory.

 

 

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Fri
09
Nov
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Buffaloes end football season at home Friday against Colorado City

IDALOU – Stanton’s grid iron struggles continued Friday night with a 69-0 district loss to Idalou.

The highly ranked Wildcats unleashed a barrage of points with 434 yards of total offense while the defense h e l d Stanton to 76.

Devan Simpson led the Buffaloes offense completing five of his 14 passes for two yards and carrying the ball 13 times for 39 yards.

 

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Fri
02
Nov
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Last drives of games sink junior high Buffaloes

STANTON – Stanton’s junior high football teams narrowly missed wins against district rival Coahoma last Thursday at Buffalo Stadium in Stanton. The seventh grade Buffaloes lost a high scoring contest 37-34. The teams traded blows back and forth for the first half with Coahoma grabbing a miniscule 21-20 lead.

 

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Fri
02
Nov
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Stanton Buffaloes

Yards and scores were tough to come by for the Stanton Buffaloes Friday night when Coahoma took a 49-14 win in district action. The Buffaloes are on the road this Friday for a 7:30 matchup in Idalou.

 

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