Sports

Wed
11
Feb

Cubs knocked out of playoff chase

Despite giving two of the best three teams in District 19-3A all they could handle last week, the Clifton Cubs boys basketball team walked away eliminated from post-season possibilities. After a fourth quarter rally fell short last Tuesday as the Cubs fell to second-place Teague, 54-48, Clifton could not overcome a slow start Friday as West handed the Cubs (2-9 in district,
8-17 overall) their fourth straight loss, 58-45..
 
 
Wed
11
Feb

Powerlifters place at Moody Invitational

On Saturday, Jan. 24, the Clifton powerlifting teams competed at the Moody Invitational meet with the following results.
The Cubs competing included: Isaack Santillan, 114 lb. class, 675 lb. total, second; Robby Brewer, 123 class, 685 total, fifth; Emiliano Mar, 132 class, 820 total, third; Daniel Chavez, 165 class, 1045 total, eighth; Josh Lucas 181 class, 975 total, 11th;
Jordan Larance, 198 class, 1115 total, sixth; and Shane Bruno, 198 class, 1000 total, 13th..
 
 
Wed
04
Feb

Lady Jackets hang on to first

Extending their winning streak to six straight game, the Meridian Lady Jackets hung onto their share of the District 17-2A  ead. But it wasn’t easy. Coming off their huge win over previously undefeated Crawford to open the second round of district, the Lady Jackets came out flat against Axtell last Tuesday to dig themselves into a hole.
 
Wed
04
Feb

Lady Cubs drop two straight

By Carol Spicer
 
Despite losing two games week, Clifton Lady Cub Karlee Kleibrink shined by leading the Lady Cubs with 22 points in action against Marlin and Whitney.
 

 

Wed
04
Feb

Clifton boys struggle once again

By Brett Voss
 
As the Clifton Cubs boys basketball team made the turn into the second round of District 19-3A competition, they experienced a bit of deja vu. Struggling through back-to-back losses last week, the Cubs repeated the troubled they saw in the first round.
 

 

Wed
28
Jan

Lady Jackets tie for first place

By Brett Voss

After winning four consecutive games to close out the first round of District 17-2A competition, the Meridian Lady Jacket girls basketball squad picked up right where they left off. But this time around, they did something they weren’t able to do before. Facing first place and undefeated Crawford on the road last Friday, the Lady Jackets played three impressive quarters then  hung on for dear life to knock off the Lady Pirates, 56-54, and grab a share of the district lead.
 
Wed
28
Jan

Lady Cubs split two again

By Carol Spicer
 
The Clifton Lady Cubs girls basketball team came out strong and dominated the Lady Eagles of Bruceville-Eddy throughout the game on Tuesday, Jan. 20, winning 48-20. The Lady Cubs took the first half 31-6, and followed through the second half with strong playing.
 
Wed
28
Jan

Clifton boys make turn strong

By Brett Voss
 
Wrapping up the first round of District 19-3A competition with a victory, the Clifton Cub boys basketball team clearly shook off their eight-game losing streak by winning two of its last three games.
 
Wed
21
Jan

Lady Jackets racing to the top

After losing their District 17-2A opener to league-leading Crawford, the Meridian Lady Jacket girls basketball team has taken the rest of the district by storm. By winning their fourth consecutive game last Friday night, the Lady Jackets wrapped up the
first round of district play with sole possession of second place.
 
Wed
21
Jan

Clifton boys snap losing streak

Aaron Allen (4) goes high for three points during recent action at home.

By Brett Voss

 

Since district competition began, wins have been hard to come by for the Clifton Cub boys basketball team. But by snapping
an eight-game losing streak last Friday, the Cubs hope to begin a streak of a different kind. After rallying in the fourth to force a tie at the end of regulation, Clifton edged Blooming Grove, 57-56, in overtime to post their first District 19-3A victory of the season.
 

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