Sports

Wed
28
Oct

Clifton clinches back-to-back berths

Cubs reschedule homecoming for finale

By Brett Voss

After going a decade without making a single postseason appearance, the Clifton Cubs will be going back to the Class 3A, Division II playoffs for the second straight season. 

Wed
21
Oct

Meridian runners shine at district

By Brett Voss

For Meridian senior Latham Hensley, every cross country race could be his last. And the way he’s been running this season, he doesn’t want it to end. Competing in the District 17-2A Cross Country Championships at the HOT soccer fields in Waco last Wednesday, Hensley ran a personal-best 17:34.1 on the three-mile course to capture the boys bronze medal and qualify for regionals for the four consecutive year.

 

Wed
21
Oct

Sweet Revenge

By Brett Voss

It may not have been cold, but revenge was a dish the Meridian Yellowjackets enjoyed serving up last Friday night. After having their playoff hopes dashed by the Dallas Gateway Charter Academy last season, the Jackets returned the favor with a convincing 51-26 victory in a key District 10-2A, Division II showdown at Jacket Stadium.

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Wed
21
Oct

Clifton comeback downs Rogers

By Brett Voss

Although they didn’t come home with the win they wanted two weeks ago, the Clifton Cubs stuck their foot in the door of the District 10-3A, Division II race. Last Friday night in Rogers, the Cubs kicked the door down and made sure everyone knew they had arrived. 

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Wed
21
Oct

Urbanovsky advances to regionals in cross country

By Carol Spicer

Coach Darel Terral congratulated all the Clifton boy and girl athletes who competed in the District 19-3ª Cross Country meet in Whitney on Wednesday, Oct. 14. “They all had a very successful year,” said Terral.

Wed
14
Oct

Gridiron Fast Track

Jackets host Dallas Gateway for key District 10-2A DII game
 
By Brett Voss
 
Fans of football past and present had plenty to cheer about on Homecoming night at Jacket Stadium last Friday. But for the Meridian Yellowjackets, it was strickly business as they looked to shake off a disappointing loss and get back in winning in the District 10-2A, Division II race.
 
Wed
14
Oct

Bosque County opens district races

Iredell looks impressive; Valley Mills, Kopperl, Morgan lose big
 
By Brett Voss
 
After a slow date on the schedule around Bosque County, all eight teams were in district play last week, although not every team look the field. With Cranfills Gap still unable to put six healthy players on the the field, the Walnut Springs Hornets notched their first district win by forfeit.
 
Wed
14
Oct

Lady Cubs win on Senior Night

By Carol Spicer

Senior night sparked the Lady Cubs to take a quick three game win over Bruceville Eddy on Tuesday night at home. Seniors that were honored included Toshia Napieralski (1), Jessica Harris (3), Tori Zander (5), Kennadi Strawser (8), Elena Ibarra (12), and Susie Bekken (14). The team won in three exciting games, 25-19, 25-21, and 25-15.

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Wed
14
Oct

Clifton falls just short in Jarrell

Cubs travel to Rogers Friday

By Brett Voss

Now, the Clifton Cubs know they can play with the best District 10-3A, Division II has to offer. But unfortunately for the Cubs, the stars weren’t aligned in their favor last Friday night. Playing in hostile territory, Clifton gave the undefeated Jarrell Cougars all they could handle before falling, 27-24, last Friday night.

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Wed
07
Oct

Down To The Wire

By Brett Voss
 
Italy nips Meridian in overtime
 
Sometimes, you just can’t catch a break. That certainly proved to be the case for the Meridian Yellowjackets last Friday night. After opening the season with four consecutive victories for the first time since 2001, the Meridian Yellowjackets were knocked from the ranks of the undefeated in heartbreaking fashion.
 

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