Sports

Wed
03
Feb

UIL realignment surprises

By Brett Voss

The whole art of war consists of guessing at what is on the other side of the hill. - Arthur Wellesley
 
It’s a good thing that quote does not apply to Texas high school football and the University Interscholastic League’s biennial realignment. After all, the more you start thinking things will change, they stay the same. And just when you get comfortable with where you are, you get moved.
 

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Wed
03
Feb

Clifton boys hoops in search for district win

By Brett Voss

With the race for a playoff spot in District 19-3A clearly out of reach, the Clifton Cubs will focus on one game at a time as the head toward the end of the 2015-16 Texas high school basketball season still looking for their first district victory.  

 

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Wed
03
Feb

Lady Cubs on the brink

By Brett Voss

After having their postseason hopes dealt a crushing blow by Whitney last Friday night on the road, the Clifton Lady Cubs face do-ordie time this week with only three games remaining in the regular season.

 

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Wed
27
Jan

Lady Cubs split two tilts

By Brett Voss 

Opening the second round of District 19-3A play with a win helped the Clifton Lady Cubs stay on track in their quest to make the playoffs. Once again, the Lady Cubs never trailed against on their way to a decisive 67-39 victory over Bruceville- Eddy last Tuesday.

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Wed
27
Jan

Cubs losing streak continues in district

By Brett Voss 

As the Clifton Cub boys basketball squad heads into the home stretch, they struggled wrapping up the first round of District 19-3A competition and will be in an uphill struggle heading into the second half of the season. In fact, the Cubs dropped back-to-back games to Bruceville-Eddy and McGregor last week and face some must win situation as they open the second roud of distric this week.

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Wed
27
Jan

Meridian boys, girls aim for playoffs

By Brett Voss 

Coming up with a big win over a tough District 17-2A opponent could not have come at a better time for the Meridian Lady Jacket girls basketball team,. After all, the Lady Jackets wrapped up the first round of district play in a tie for third place behind Bosqueville and Crawford.

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Wed
27
Jan

Jackets close out first round of district with loss to Crawford

By Brett Voss 

Although the Meridian Yellow jacket boys basketball team remains in the heat of the playoff chase as District 17-2A competition opens the second round this week, the last two games have stung Meridian’s chances. 

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Wed
20
Jan

Deer season over, but work never done

By Brett Voss
 
As the Texas whitetail deer hunting season came to an end last weekend, one might think illegal ativities and poaching in the great outdoors would calm down a bit. No such luck for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s game wardens. The following items are compiled from recent TPWD law enforcement reports.

 

Wed
20
Jan

Cubs drop two games in tough district race

Clifton boys face important three-game stretch
 
By Brett Voss
 
The first round of District 19-3A competition has not been kind to the Clifton Cub boys basketball team. So as they head into the home stretch this week, the Cubs hope to finish the first round strong and regroup for a run in the second round. In fact, the next three games against Bruceville-Eddy, McGregor and Marlin will be critical in their hopes of fighting their way back into the district race.
 
Wed
20
Jan

Clifton girls wrap up first round

Lady Cubs make turn eyeing playoffs
 
By Brett Voss
 
As the Clifton Lady Cub girls basketball team wrapped up the first round of District 19-3A competition last week, they found themselves right where they wanted to be. Well, sort of. Although the Lady Cubs (3-4 in district, 15-10 overall) would prefer to be the frontrunners in the race for postseason berths, Clifton heads into the second round in a pack of five teams battling for two playoff spots with Marlin (6-1) and Teague (5-2) leading the way.
 

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