Sports

Wed
20
May

County athletes compete at state meet in Austin

By Brett Voss
The Clifton Record Bosque County sent seven area  thletes to compete in nine events at the UIL State Track and Field Championships held at Mike Myers Stadium at University of Texas at Austin last week. And while competing among the state’s best ranksas a major accomplishment in its self, none were able to bring home the ultimate prize -- gold. In fact, athletes from Clifton, Valley Mills, Morgan, Cranfills Gap and Kopperl were unable to improve on their season’s best performances and failed to bring home a medal, But with only two seniors among the county’s qualifiers, there remains promise for the future.  
 
Wed
20
May

Cubs roll past Malakoff in area

By Brett Voss
The Clifton Record Making it look almost too easy, the 10th-ranked Clifton Cubs completely dismantled the Malakoff Tigers to sweep the best-of-three game series in the Class 3A area playoffs at Waco’s Veterans Field last week. But when the Cubs take on District 19-3A rival Teague (15-7-2) inthe Regional III quarterfinals in a best-of-three game series beginning Thursday at Midway High School  in Hewitt, the Cubs (20-4-2) know they will have their job cut out for them   
 
Wed
13
May

Golfers brave elements at 30th annual Rotary event

By Simone Wichers-Voss & Carol Spicer
Wet and windy weather conditions, did not deter 14 teams to run around the Bosque Valley Golf Course in their golf carts Saturday. They were participating in the 30th Annual Jack Russell Rotary Scholarship Golf Tournament. It was the second year the tournament had a single flight for the 18-hole scramble competition, with all the proceeds going towards the rotary scholarships.
 
Wed
13
May

County compete to win gold medals at state

By Brett Voss
Kopperl will be leading the way for Bosque County at the UIL State Track and Field Championships held at Mike Myers Stadium at University of Texas at Austin this week. Junior Dustin Jordan won 3200-meter run with a time of 10.37 at the Class 1A, Region III Championship at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, and will run at the State Meet Thursday at 7 p.m.
 
Wed
13
May

Cubs sweep Rogers in bi-district

After out-manuevering the anticipated inclement weather, the 11thranked Clifton Cubs unleashed a thunderstorm on the Rogers Eagles to sweep through back-to-back games in their Class 3A Bi-District playoff series held in Franklin last weekend. Clifton (18-4-2) opened the series with an overwhelming 10-0 victory over Rogers (16-10) in Game 1 Friday, before the Cubs hung on for a a nail-biting 2-1 win Saturday
 
Wed
13
May

Banquet honors athletes

The annual Clifton High School Athletic Banquet shined on May 11, when Athletic Director Chuck Caniford welcomed everyone and introduced Bruce Greene for the invocation prior to the meal.
 
Wed
06
May

Power moves

Chop drops, arm locks, flying forearm smashes, body slams, battering rams, backflip kicks, triple threat matches, over-the-top attire, farcical skits, and all the other theatrics - you name it, the audience got it. More than 500 pro wrestling fans in Meridian blew the roof off the Jacket Dome Saturday.
 
Wed
06
May

Jackets close out season with win

By Brett Voss
Meridian Tribune After battling through the tough District 14-2A led by seventh- ranked Bosqueville and 15th-ranked Crawford as well as playoff-bound Valley Mills, the Meridian Yellowjackets were having a hard time translating their season-long improvement into wins. In the season finale last week, the hard work finally paid off in a big way as Meridian (3-9 in district, 6-9 overall) pounded Moody, 15- 4, to wrap up 2015 on an upswing. “John Anderson pitched well for us, allowing only two earned runs  over five innings,” Meridian baseball first-year head coach Ryan Moreau said. “Offensively, we had 19 hits, three walks, and six stolen bases. 

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Wed
06
May

County sends seven athletes to state

By Brett Voss
Meridian Tribune Bosque County will be well represented at the UIL State Track and Field Championships held at Mike Myers Stadium at University of Texas at Austin next week. Clifton’s Bethany Terral won the high jump competition with a school record effort and Lizzy Duenes advanced with a silver medal performance in 3200-meter run at the Class 3A, Region III meet at Baylor University in Waco. Duenes finished with a season’s best time of 11:42, while Terral took the gold medal by breaking her own school record of 5 feet, 3 inches. 

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Wed
29
Apr

Lady Jackets close season with win

Finally shaking off the lingering effects of injuries that had a domino effect of the team, the Meridian Lady Jackets wrapped up the 2015  Texas high school softball season with a satisfying victory. With Abby Stauffer returning to form on the rubber and Ashlee Hooks leading the way at the play, the Lady Jackets finished strong to post a solid 9-4 victory over Hamilton last
Friday.
 

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