Sports

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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Wed
21
May

Athletic banquet honors top Cubs, Lady Cubs

By Carol Spicer.
 
The annual Clifton High School Athletic Banquet was opened on May 12, by Athletic Director Chuck Caniford welcoming everyone and introducing Bruce Greene for the invocation. After the serving of steak and all the fixings, to the full house of athletes, parents and family, and friends, while a slide show ran on the “big screen” in the cafetorium. Coaches from across the board introduced all the students who participated in each of the sports.

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Wed
14
May

Meridian’s Allen signs as free agent

By Brett Voss.
 
NEW YORK - Meridian’s Torrence Allen didn’t hear his named announced during the three days of the National Football League Draft last week. But the former Meridian Yellowjackets three-sport letterman got the next best thing - a professional football free agent contract. Once the draft ended last Saturday, the San Diego Chargers signed Allen to a rookie free agent contract, giving the West Texas A&M wide receiver a chance to prove himself at the next level.
 
Wed
14
May

Cause To Celebrate

By Simone Wichers-Voss.
 
Drawing another student-athlete year to a close, the Meridian High School Yellowjackets and Lady Jackets celebrated their accomplishments at the Annual Meridian Athletic Banquet held at the Meridian Civic Center Monday night. MISD athletic director and head football coach Todd Doughty gave opening comments, with special thanks to the Jacket Backers, led by Mike and Khristi Bowers, administrative offices and staff.
 
Wed
14
May

Cubs capture area championship

The Clifton Cubs battled the New Waverly Bulldogs over the weekend and overcame an early series deficit to claim the Area Championship with a 2-1 series victory on Saturday, said Head Coach Brian Slater. The win improves the Cubs to 21-12-1 overall and advances them to the Regional Quarterfinals against Salado at a time and site to be determined.

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