Sports

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.
 
Wed
14
Jan

Yellowjackets win fourth straight

By Brett Voss
 
The Meridian Yellowjacket boys basketball team may be young, but they have already learned how to win under first-year head coach Theo Bogney. Halfway through the first round of District 17- 2A competition, the Jackets (3-0 in district, 10-4 overall) have fought their way to the top, and they keep finding different ways to win. After demolishing Axtell, 86-42, last Tuesday night, Meridian came-from-behind to knock off Bosque County rival Valley Mills convincingly, 72-48, last Friday.
 
Wed
14
Jan

Meridian girls jump into district race

By Brett Voss
 
With their only District 17-2A loss coming against undefeated league-leading Crawford, the Meridian Lady Jacket girls basketball team jumped right back into the middle of the district racce by posting two impressive victories last week. Facing a tough Axtell squad on the road last Tuesday, the Lady Jackets overcame a rough third period to run past the Lady Wildcats, 39-30, handing Axtell its first district loss.
 
Wed
14
Jan

Lady Cubs fall in two battles

By Carol Spicer

The Lady Cubs fell, 45-38, to the Lady Wildcats of Whitney on Tuesday, Jan. 6, in a tough battle. The two teams were tied up at 11 in the first quarter, then Whitney took a small lead in the second, 12-9.
 
Wed
14
Jan

Clifton boys struggle in district

By Brett Voss

Unfortunately for the Clifton Cub boys basketball team, the District 17-2A schedule pitted the Cubs against the best-of-the-best first. So far, that hasn’t worked out too well. After falling to district-leading Whitney, 75-34, last Tuesday, Clifton’s fourth quarter rally fell just short against second-place Teague, 56-54, last Friday night, extending their losing streak to seven straight.
 
Wed
07
Jan

Meridian boys focus on district

By Brett Voss
 
Shaking off some of the rust that set in over the holiday break, the Meridian Yellowjacket boys basketball team opened district competition last week with an impressive 62-23 victory over Waco Harmony. Things really start heating up this week as Meridian travels to Axtell Tuesday before hosting Bosque County arch-rival Valley Mills in two key district contests.

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Wed
07
Jan

Lady Jackets gear up for district play

By Brett Voss
 
Now that the Meridian girls basketball team has had plenty of time to get used to a new coach, it’s time for the new approach to start playing off in district victories. During the holiday break, the Lady Jackets opened district with a heartbreaking 61-59 loss to Crawford. But following a 56-47 loss to Mart, the Lady Jackets rebounded to post a 55-42 victory over Chilton last week and hope to stay on the winning track this week as they return to district play.

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