Sports

Wed
03
Sep

Cubs drop opener after postponement

By Brett Voss.

On Friday night all around the state of Texas, small towns and big towns headed to their local football stadiums or simple fields to begin the annual ritual of Texas high school football. Many fans from Clifton and West headed to Cub Stadium last Friday to watch two teams working very hard to rebuild programs that have been going in the wrong direction.
 
Wed
03
Sep

Bosque County suffers rough opening night

By Brett Voss.

With four new head coaches taking the field for the first time last Friday night, Bosque County high school football teams experienced a rough opening weekend. In fact, not one of the new head coaches walked off the field victorious as only Iredell and Walnut Springs posted wins among the eight area teams.
 
Wed
27
Aug

New Beginnings

By Brett Voss.
 
Ready or not, it all starts now. After playing their final scrimmage before the start of the 2014 Texas high school football regular season begins, the Meridian Yellowjackets and first-year head coach Chris Roberts had one more week of practice to get ready. And following a controlled and live action scrimmage against Class 3A, Division II Rio Vista at Jacket Stadium last Thursday, Roberts was glad they had another week to work on things.
 
Wed
27
Aug

Hunting season tradition

By Brett Voss.
 
With the traditional opening of hunting season just around the corner, outdoorsmen across the state will begin next week with a bang. Most don’t usually look forward to Mondays, but Texas dove hunters will be making an exception this year. The traditional Sept. 1 dove season opening day in the North and Central Zones falls on Labor Day Monday.
 
Wed
27
Aug

Cubs host West in 2014 season opener

By Carol Spicer.

The Clifton Cub football fans that braved the heat on Thursday night last week saw some things to be really excited about. After the Cubs had looked competitive against a preseason top 20 ranked team in a class above them, they looked dominating at times against Texas Football’s number 4th ranked team in the division just below Clifton.
 
Wed
27
Aug

Lady Cubs knock off Blum, 25-12, 25-17, 25-13

By Carol Spicer.
 
The Lady Cubs hosted Blum volleyball on Aug. 19, with Clifton taking the win in three games; 25-12, 25-17 and 25-13. Emily Brewer showed her strength with three aces, seven kills, and 17 digs, while Tori Zander came up with one ace and 11 digs.

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Wed
20
Aug

Passing Grades

Meridian senior running back Bryce Haney rushed for 100 yards and a score in last Friday’s scrimmage at Gorman

 
Wed
20
Aug

Jackets look good in season’s first test

By Brett Voss.

GORMAN - If the first scrimmage of the 2014 Texas high school football season can serve as an indicator, the Meridian Yellowjackets will look like an entirely different team under new head coach Chris Roberts. Displaying a balanced and efficient offensive attack while delivering an aggressive and effective defense, the Jackets easily outshined Gorman, 3-0, last Friday evening.
 
Wed
20
Aug

Caniford’s Cubs pass season’s first test

By Carol Spicer.

Clifton Cub football fans were introduced to the 2014 high school football team on Friday night at Cub Stadium in a scrimmage against the Glen Rose Tigers. “Overall I was pleased with what we did in our first scrimmage,” said Clifton head coach Chuck Caniford. “We have a lot of areas where we can improve but our effort was very good and we played physical at times.”
 
Wed
20
Aug

Lady Cubs off to solid start to volleyball season

By Carol Spicer.
 
Hosting the annual Clifton Alexis Enriquez Memorial Volleyball Tournament last week, the home town Lady Cubs beat Hillsboro on Tuesday in four games, 25-22, 25-12, 24-26, and 25-20. Lead by newly named Coach Jason Williams, the Lady Cubs are fired up for the season.

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