Sports

Wed
04
Jun

Meridian’s boys of summer

Wed
04
Jun

Cubs football ‘boys of summer’ in Hico

By Carol Spicer.
 
With the end of school, summer sports takes over reaching students of all ages – from little league to the high school level in seven-on-seven football – and every age in between. Hico’s football field filled up with four football teams in action on Thursday night with seven-on-seven action. This is half-field practice for the teams where no helmets or pads are worn and no tackles are seen – tag football at its finest.
 
Wed
04
Jun

Go Texan committee awards scholarships

Bosque County Go Texan Committee is pleased to announce the Bosque County Go Texan Committee Scholarship recipients for 2014, according to Juanita Miller of Morgan, Go Texan Ambassador. Roy Seal, who grew up between Iredell and Hico and now lives in Navasota, was the guest speaker. Seal challenged the students to apply themselves, saying, “The essence of learning is so you can appreciate the world we live in and perhaps make it better.”
 
Wed
28
May

Valley Mills falls short of state

By Brett Voss.
 
For the Valley Mills Eagles, the Texas High School baseball season finally came to an end. But not before they came within one victory of qualifying for the Class 1A State Championship Tournament. Ending their Cinderella run through the Class 1A playoffs, the Valley Mills Eagles lost to Trenton in the Region II final, 5-3, last Wednesday.
 
Wed
28
May

Summer Camp

By Brett Voss.
 
It’s that time again. As Meridian Independent School District students prepare to get out of school for the summer break this week, coaches once again offer programs to entice the student-athletes back into the building.
 
Wed
28
May

Clifton football begins 7-on-7 in Hico

By Carol Spicer.

For those who look forward to the fall football season, a little action can be seen in Hico every Tuesday in June at 5:30 p.m. The annual seven-on-seven workouts keep the athletes on their toes over the summer and helps keep them fit for the upcoming football season.
 
Wed
28
May

Green, Brown set for FCA Victory Bowl June 14

By Carol Spicer.

The Super Centex Fellowship of Christian Atheltes Victory Bowl sixth annual football game, will take place on June 14, at 6:30 p.m., at Waco ISD Stadium. Tickets are $5 each, with parking at $5 each. The FCA Victory Bowl football game is a real live football game pulling graduated seniors from the 12-county area the Heart of Texas FCA covers.
 
Wed
21
May

Valley Mills one step from state

By Brett Voss.
 
During the regular season, it was all about the Bosqueville Bulldogs. After all, they ran through the entire schedule undefeated and emerged from District 12-1A unblemished to enter the Class 1A playoffs as the second-ranked team in the state. But that was then, and this is now. And now, it’s all about the Valley Mills Eagles.

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Wed
21
May

Celebrating Youth

By Brett Voss.
 
With only three seniors on the squad, the Meridian Lady Jackets stayed in contention for the Class 1A state playoffs throughout the regular season and beyond. While losing the district’s third place tiebreaker playoff to San Saba proved to be a disappointment, the young Lady Jackets have plenty to look forward to next season.

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Wed
21
May

Cubs baseball eliminated by Salado

By Carol Spicer.
 
The Clifton Cubs varsity baseball team fell to the Salado Eagles two games to zero in their Regional Quarterfinal series over the weekend. The first game was played in Belton at UMHB field and the Eagles used a big first inning to overcome the Cubs 5-0. In the bottom of the first, Salado scored five times off of three hits and four Cub errors to take the early advantage, reported Coach Brian Slater.

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