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Wed
03
Oct

Lady Cats push to four sets, fall to Idalou, 1-3

By EREKLOPEZ

 

The Littlefield Lady Cats’ varsity volleyball team dropped their first district meeting of the season with the Idalou Lady Cats on Saturday, 1-3. The loss drops the Lady Cats to 7- 22 overall, 0-3 in district play. In set one the Lady Cats dug themselves a big hole, as Hunnie Zuber got Idalou going with an, 10-0 scoring run. Senior, Ari Villafranco tipped the ball over the net and it was hit out of bounds by Zuber to stop the rally, making the score, 1-10. Dawson Riley scored a tip kill to regain the serve for Idalou and a kill attempt from senior, Genasis Garza, landed out of bounds, extending the lead to, 1-12. Emmy Craig tipped the net with a hit for a kill before her next kill attempt landed out of bounds, trimming the lead to, 2-13. Idalou would rally for six more points before their rally was ended with a hit into the net by Zuber, making the score, 3-19. Junior, Nautica Espinoza, had a kill tipped out of bounds by

Sat
29
Sep

Anton takes down Eagles in three quarter, 68-20

The Anton Bulldogs took down the O’Donnell Eagles on Friday, 68-20, for their fourth consecutive victory.

With the victory, the Bulldogs improve to 4-1 overall on the season.

Senior, Elijah Alafa, rushed for an eight-yard touchdown with 6:38 to open the scoring in the first quarter. The kick after by Sergio Champion was good, making the score, 8-0.

With 4:13 to play in the opening quarter, Alafa rushed for a 66-yard touchdown, extending their lead to, 16-0, after the kick by Champion.

 

 

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Sat
29
Sep

Wildcats drop final pre-district contest at Abernathy, 45-0

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity football team closed out the pre-district schedule on Friday with a, 45-0, loss at Abernathy.

The loss dropped the Wildcats to 1-4 overall on the season.

Littlefield lost the coin toss and Abernathy chose to receive to begin the game.

They began their opening drive at their own 37-yard line as Kole Carlisle carried the ball for an Abernathy first down.

Adrian Macias picked up five yards on first down, moving the ball into Wildcat territory. Macias picked up two more yards on second down, before Malachi Loredo’s pass fell incomplete, intended for Joseph Sanchez bringing up fourth down.

 

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Sat
29
Sep

Lady Cats drop district match at Lady Cubs, 0-3

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Lady Cats’ varsity volleyball team dropped a tight match to Brownfield in straight sets on the road on Tuesday.

With the loss, the Lady Cats fall to 7-21 overall, 0-2 in district play on the season.

Dayna Romero got the Lady Cubs off to an, 0-2 lead, but a tip kill by junior, Nautica Espinoza and a hit out of bounds by Taryn Longoria had the match tied, 2-2.

Fresman, Danielle Zapata’s serve was hit into the net by Clarissa Campbell and a tip kill on the next play by Espinoza had the Lady Cats up, 4-2. A block by Espinoza was tipped out of bounds by Alyvia Guerra, before a kill by Brownfield ended the rally, making the score, 5- 3.

 

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Wed
26
Sep

JERSEY RETIREMENT

JERSEY RETIREMENT – Late former Sudan football player, Taylor Whitley, had his #51 Sudan jersey retired at halftime of the Hornets’ football game against Boys Ranch on Friday. The Hornets defeated Boys Ranch, 51-8, for the Homecoming victory. Shown is Lauren Luig, Cash and Caden Luig, Dennis Whitley and Lanette Whitley, who were in attendance on Friday to receive the framed jersey.(Submitted Photo

 

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Sat
22
Sep

Wildcats earn Homecoming victory over Tahoka, 41-33

By DEREK LOPEZ

Wildcat Magic was in full effect on Friday as the Wildcats took down Tahoka, 41-33, for their first win of the season.

With the victory, the Wildcats improve to 1-3 overall on the season.

The Wildcats forced a threeand- out on the Bulldogs’ first drive and the offense capitalized as they took over at their own 35-yard line.

Senior tailback, Isaiah Rios, picked up three yards on first down before being brought down by Malik Hamilton.

On second and seven, senior slotback, Kevin Zapata, got around the right side, rushing for a 37-yard touchdown with 9:23 to play in the first quarter. The PAT by Melvin Johnson was good, putting the Wildcats up, 7-0.

The Bulldogs took over at their own 30-yard line, after the kick-off by Johnson bounced out of bounds.

 

 

Sat
22
Sep

Wolverines take first at Lockney Invitational

The Springlake-Earth Wolverines’ varsity cross country team took first place at the Lockney Invitational on Saturday.

Joe Matthew Cruz took first place overall, clocking a time of 15:12.27, while Diego Sanchez finished second overall with a time of 15:15.18.

 

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Wed
19
Sep

HPYFL kicks-off season!

GETTING THE EDGE – The High Plains Youth Football League got their season underway on Saturday as the Kindergarten division Wildcats’ team took on the Longhorns. Shown is Weaver running the ball around the right side during the second quarter of the contest.

 

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Wed
19
Sep

Lady Cat volleyball Top Cats, Players of the Week

The Lady Cats’ Top Cats and Players of the Week were announced for the week of Sept. 10th-14th, by the volleyball coaching staff.

The high school Top Cat and JV Player of the Week this week was freshman, Ellie Lopez.

“Elle is one of the toughest and hardest working Lady Cats currently on the roster,” Head Coach Claire Cozart said. “She has embraced and excelled in strength and conditioning during the class period. Elle has improved every day since the start of two-a-days. Elle is a quiet leader, she leads by her example and is a valuable asset to the JV team.”

 

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Sat
15
Sep

Wildcats shut out by Idalou, 45-0

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity football team struggled to find the endzone on Friday as they fell to the Idalou Wildcats, 45-0.

With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 0-3 overall on the season.

The Littlefield Wildcats won the toss and elected to defer to the second half.

Idalou would take over at their own 30-yard line after the kick-off by Melvin Johnson.

Idalou marched down the field on their opening drive and capped off a seven play, 70-yard drive with a nine-yard touchdown run by Jeremiah Lorimer. The PAT by Landon Reeves was good, putting Idalou up, 7-0, with 8:56 to play in the opening quarter.

 

 

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