Sports

Tue
26
May

Cubs ousted from Class 3A playoffs

All good things must come to an end. And for the Clifton Cubs baseball team, the end of the road in the Class 3A state playoffs turned out to be an all-too-familiar place against an all-too-familiar foe. Playing in the Region III quarterfinals for the second consecutive season, the 10th-ranked Cubs could not overcome District 19-3A rival Teague in the best-of-three game series last Thursday and Friday at Midway High School in Hewitt.
 
Wed
20
May

Clifton advances to regional quarterfinal

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) in the 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.

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Wed
20
May

County athletes come up short at state

Bosque County sent seven area athletes to competein 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 ranks as 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.

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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.
 

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