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Sun
20
Apr

Muleshoe Mules kick Littlefield, 5-2

Littlfield Wildcat Nate Herrea pitched all seven innings in the Wildcats’ 5-2 loss to the Mules Thursday night on the road. Herrera and his teammates continued their season Saturday at home against Dimmitt.

The Littlefield Wildcats dropped to third place in district with two games to go after a 5-2 loss to Muleshoe Thursday night on the road. Errors plagued the Wildcats throughout the game. Littlefield finished the game with six errors. Nacho Elizalde was on the mound for the Mules. The Wildcats began the game with three straight pop-ups from Reese Rogers, Seth Clayton and Bryson Calaway.
 
Sun
20
Apr

Sudan Hornets win area track meet; Nettes finish second

For the third straight year, the Sudan Hornets took the area track and field championship held in Sundown. The Hornets finshed with 159 total points. Forsan was a distant second with 77 points. Smyer came in third with 70 points, and Bovina finished in fourth with 66 points.
 
Wed
16
Apr

DISTRICT CHAMPIONS

The Littlefield Lady Cat track and field team won the district championship while competing in last Friday’s district meet at Dimmitt. Littlefield Track Coach Justin Barton said he wasn’t sure when the last time the Littlefield girls track team won the district championship.

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Wed
16
Apr

Sudan and Springlake-Earth have area meet Thursday

Littlefield Lady Cat Kaleigh Edgemon tosses the shot put during last Friday’s district track meet at Dimmitt. Edgemon placed sixth in the shot put, but won first in the discus with a toss of 112’03’’.

Sudan and Springlake-Earth track and field teams will continue their season this Thursday in Sundown at the District 5-1A Area Meet. Competing with them will be Morton, Bovina and Farwell. Schools from Disrtict 6-1A that include Forsan, Plains, Seagraves, Smyer, Sundown and Tahoka will also be competing at the meet.

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Wed
16
Apr

AREA RUNNER

The Amherst Bulldog Track and Field team finished as area runner-ups in last Friday’s area track meet held at Abernathy. The Bulldogs will now take part in the regional meet being held April 25th and 26th at South Plains College in Levelland. Shown are: (top row, from left to right) Jesus Mendoza, Joseph Martinez, Esvan Perez, Chris Vega, Junior Perez, Jesus Pacheco, Rigo Arreguin and Josiah Perez. (Front row, from left to right) Head Coach Robert Herrera and assistant coach Julian Menchaca.

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Sun
13
Apr

MAKING THE CATCH

Littlefield Lady Cat Sasha Camacho, the team’s catcher, made the stop and got set to toss it back to the pitcher during Tuesday’s district loss to Floydada. The Lady Cats hosted Muleshoe Saturday, and will close out their season this Tuesday at Abernathy.
 
Sun
13
Apr

DISTRICT RUNNER-UPS

The Littlefield Golf team finished as district runner-ups in 2-2A behind Friona, who took first by three strokes. The Littlefield golfers will take part in the regional goldfmeet this Monday and Tuesday at Ratliff Ranch Golf Links in Odessa. Wildcat Golf Coach Zach Duncan said his team shot well at Muleshoe in the final round, but just couldn’t gain the lead. “I’m very proud of the kids for their hard work and great attitude on the season. Shown are: (from left to right) Coach Zach Duncan, Chris Duran, Dylan Brown, Koby Trotter and Alexander McCrary. Not pictured is Seth Clayton.
 
Wed
09
Apr

Littlefield track and field compete in Brownfield Relays

Both Littlefield varsity Lady Cat and Wildcat track and field teams placed fourth at last week’s Brownfield Relays. The Lady Cats finished with 107 points, while the Wildcats had 68 points. The district track meet is being held this Friday in Dimmitt. Littlefield’s junior varsity teams also competed with the Wildcats tying for first with Denver City. Both teams had 148 points.
 
Wed
09
Apr

Wildcats fall to Abernathy, 2-0

Littlefield’s two-game win streak came to end Saturday at home baseball against Abernathy. The Antelopes stayed undefeated in district play with a 2-0 shutout victory. Littlefield fell to 2-3 heading into yesterday’s game against Tulia.
 
Sun
06
Apr

Littlefield graduate cycling across America for cancer awareness

Jason Morton, a 1996 Littlefield High School graduate, is a stage three testicular cancer survivor and is embarking on a two-month bicycle ride across America for testicular cancer awareness. Morton and fellow testicular cancer survivor Christopher Olson of Brooklyn, New York, started their journey Friday in San Diego. Morton said the mission of their ride is to spread awareness and education about testicular cancer. Shown are Morton, his wife, Shawn and their son Alex.

By JOE GONZALES.
 
Jason Morton wouldn’t mind if his message about testicular cancer makes males go ‘nuts’ over performing self examinations to help guard against the disease. As a matter of fact, Morton is embarking on a cross-country bicycle ride named the “Go Nuts Tour” in hopes his message makes a difference and helps save lives. Morton, a stage three testicular cancer survivor, is a 1996 graduated from Littlefield High School.
 

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