Sports

Wed
28
Mar

MAKING THE PLAY

Littlefield first baseman, Blake Green catches a ball popped up in foul territory by Derek Barron during the top of the sixth inning of their district-opener on Saturday.

 

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Sat
24
Mar

No more ‘weight-ing

By JOE GONZALES

Sara Ojeda knew she needed to do something. She wasn’t happy. She wasn’t healthy. And at 26 years old, she weighed 216 lbs., the heaviest she’d ever been. Something needed to change. “I had a lot of health issues and a lot of them were within my own control,” she said. “And to prevent any more I was told I needed to get my weight under control.

Ojeda was also fed up with always feeling tired and sleepy, and never having the energy to play with her two kids, Jaden and Jaelyn. “If the kids wanted to go outside, I’d go, and after about five minutes, I was done. I couldn’t keep up with them,” she said. Ojeda had enough. No more excuses and no more being lazy – she went to work.

 

 

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Sat
24
Mar

1,600-METER RUN

Springlake-Earth senior, Jaden DeLeon, competed at Sundown last Friday. She took fourth place in the 1,600- meter run out of 46 competitors. She also finished third in the 400- meter dash and fifth out of 41 girls in the 800-meter run

 

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Wed
21
Mar

Mustangs run rule Wolverines, 11-1

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Olton Mustangs’ varsity baseball team took down the Springlake-Earth Wolverines, 11- 1, in district action at home on Saturday.

With the win, the Mustangs improve to 3-6 overall, 2-0 in district play, while the Wolverines fall to 4-5 overall, 0-2 in district play.

Aaron Corpus started on the mound for the Mustangs, pitching two innings, earning two strikeouts and one walk. Jayden Leathers came on in the third inning and pitched two innings. He earned four strikeouts, while giving up just one run. Brian Capen came on in the fifth inning, pitching two innings to close out the game. He earned for strikeouts.

 

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Wed
21
Mar

Saenz representing Olton at State Powerlifting Meet

The Olton Mustangs’ powerlifting team had four athletes make it to the Regional Meet, which was held in Sundown on March 10th.

Francisco Saenz came in first place in the super heavyweight division, qualifying for State. He finished with a 650 lb lift on squat, 400 lb lift on bench press and a 580 lb dead lift.

Sophomore, Gabriel Chavez, finished fourth in the 242 lb weight class, while Alberto Sinaloa came in 7th in the 220 lb weight class, setting personal bests on all three lifts.

 

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Sat
17
Mar

Lady Cat softball opens district play Tuesday

The Littlefield Lady Cats varsity softball team is off to a 6-8-1 start overall as they get set to kick off district play next Tuesday at Shallowater.

Most recently the Lady Cats took part in the Snyder Tournament that saw them go 3-3 in tournament play.

The Lady Cats fell to Brownfield, 11-5 in four innings, but came back to beat Slaton, 12-11.

 

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Sat
17
Mar

Wolverines fall to Hale Center in district-opener, 12-5

The Springlake-Earth Wolverines’ varsity baseball team dropped their season opener on Tuesday to the Hale Center Owls, 12-5.

With the loss, the Wolverines fall to 4-4 overall, 0-1 in district play.

Hale Center posted one run in the top of the first inning and three more runs in the top of the second inning, taking a, 4-0 lead over the Wolverines.

 

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Thu
15
Mar

State Capital HIGHLIGHTS

D’ANNA  SMITH LITTLEFIELD  TRAC

ARI  VILLAFRANCO LITTLEFIELD  TRACK

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Sat
10
Mar

Lady Wolverines compete at Canyon to open track season

The Springlake-Earth Lady Wolverines track team ran in the small division – which consisted of 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A teams – at Canyon last weekend.

Angel Darden took first place in the high jump, clearing 5’2".

Jaden DeLeon finished third in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 6:00.3 and third in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:37.08.

 

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Sat
10
Mar

Wildcats selected to All-District teams

The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity basketball team was well represented on the District 2-3A All-District team.

Senior forward, J’Shun Davis, was named one of the distrit’s co-MVP’s along with Shallowater’s Jett Johnston.

“J’Shun was our captain, our ‘go to’ guy and has been a very solid player for the last four years,” Head Coach Rob Ogle said. “His scoring and rebounding will be areas that must be addressed and replaced for next season. He will be greatly missed.”

 

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