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Thu
13
Jun

Clifton 7 on 7

Clifton plays 7-on-7 in Hico

 

By Carol Spicer

The Clifton Record

 

The Clifton Cubs 7-on-7 team journeyed to Hico June 4 for the second round of league games. 

In the first week, the Cubs played three games with a victory over Goldthwaite 13 to 6; over Glen Rose 20-13; and a close loss 6-7 in a game with Hico.

Last week, the Cub found themselves playing against Meridian in the first round. The Yellowjackets took the win, 13-6 over the Cubs. In game two, Clifton took a one-point win, 14-13 over Glen Rose. Taking on Goldthwaite in game three the Cubs once again fell 13-7 against a tough team.

Thu
13
Jun

Meridian 7 on 7

Jackets open 7-on-7 football in hico

 

By Brett Voss

Meridian Tribune

 

Thu
13
Jun

Meridian basketball Camp

taying cool in basketball camp

 

By Brett Voss

Meridian Tribune

 

Tue
02
Apr
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Cub bats bang out district wins

Zach Gloff improves to 5-2 on the mound for the Clifton Cubs following the last couple of games.

Clifton Cubs varsity hosted their district rival Crawford Pirates on Friday, March 22. The Cubs behind a quick start on offense and strong pitching from Zach Gloff held on for a 5-4 win, said Coach Brian Slater. The Cub offense got going quickly with back to back singles by Jaren Brooks and Jarrett Wingate to start the game. Crawford then misplayed a Kyler Kleibrink ground ball which allowed Brooks to score from second. Zach Gloff then hit a two-out, two-run double to the wall in Left to extend the lead to 3-0.

Tue
02
Apr
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Lady Cubs drop two, then win to stay in chase

Emily Brewer pitched during recent action at home.

After dropping a hard loss to Crawford, 9-0, on Friday, March 22, the Lady Cubs bumped bats with Waco Reicher on Tuesday, March 26, and fell hard, 9-0 for the second time. The Lady Cubs weren’t even in the game at Reicher, as Reicher took the 9-0 in the first two innings of the game, and Clifton only connected with three balls. Connecting were Halie Applegate, Paige Culp and Bobbie Sue Applegate – each only hitting a single.

Tue
02
Apr
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Hitting a Speed Bump

Meridian freshman Blaine Glass makes the tage at home for the out in a key disitrict game against Hico last Friday.

HICO - For the Meridian Yellowjacket baseball team, the first round of District 12-1A competition proved to be a tale of two halves. And after opening league play with two straight victories, the Jackets ended the first wound with three consecutive losses. The last two defeats at the hands of Bosque County arch rival Valley Mills and district newcomer Hico were the hardest to swallow.

Tue
02
Apr
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Lady Jacket rally falls short

Lady Jacket pitcher Christian Radde.

After posting their first District 12-1A victory of the season, the Meridian Lady Jacket softball team hoped to stay on the winning track. And even though they came up short against San Saba last week, it wasn’t from a lack of never-say-die effort. After falling behind 17-5, the Lady Jackets battled back but came up short in a 19-13 loss to San Saba to open the second round of district play.

Tue
26
Mar
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Jackets open district season strong

Jacket junior Jacob Butler slides in safely at home ahead of the ball.

After wining their first two district games of the season, the Meridian Yellowjacket baseball team ran up against perennial powerhouse Bosqueville last Friday night. Following a 10-0 loss to the Bulldogs, the Jackets knew where they needed to get if they wanted to return to the Class 1A playoffs.

Tue
26
Mar
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Taking The FasT Track

Meridian senior brother tandem of Tyler Etheridge (left) and Zach Etheridge complete a handoff Saturday at the 15th Annual Straight A Relays.

Coming off Spring Break, the Meridian boys and girls track and field teams looked fresh and ready to get back to work. And at the 15th Annual Meridian Straight A Relays last Saturday, that’s exactly what both squads did. The Meridian boys scored 181 points to win the meet and run away from second place Valley Mills (127) and third place Dallas Gateway (120). In the meantime, the Lady Jackets duplicated the feat, scoring 150 points to smoke Gateway (87) and Valley Mills (83).

Tue
26
Mar
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Cubs rally to slip by Moody, 6-5

Clifton’s Zach Potts delivers from mound against the Moody Bearcats on Tuesday at Clifton Ball Park.

The Clifton Cubs hosted the Moody Bearcats in a district 21-AA contest on Tuesday March 19. “The Cubs needed extra innings to finally prevail, 6-5,” said Coach Brian Slater. Moody started with a bang against Cub starter Zach Potts scoring five runs in the first inning. An error and two walks loaded the bases for the Bearcats. Four straight hits after the walks allowed the big five-run inning. The Cubs answered back in the bottom of the first with two runs of their own. Jaren Brooks started things off with a single and later scored on a RBI single by Kyler Kleibrink. Shane Sibila then singled in pinch runner Aaron Allen for the second run of the inning.

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