Sports

Sat
16
Nov

Sudan defeats Chiefs in friday night thriller

By CHERI SAIN
 
The Sudan Hornets clinched another bi-district championship at Denver City Friday night when they played the Crosbyton Chiefs in a battle to the finish. Sudan would score within the last seconds of the game with a score of 41-36. Crosbyton scored first in the beginning of the game when Crosbyton’s Michael Gutierrez carried 27 yards to finish off a 10-play 61-yard drive for a Chief touchdown. The Pat kick by Isiah Henn was good.

 

Sat
16
Nov

Springlake-Earth falls in playoffs’ first round

By FORREST GRIMES
 
Springlake-Earth ended its season, Friday night, with a 70-40 loss to Seagraves, in the first round of the playoffs. Seagraves scored early and often. It took the Eagles five plays to get into the endzone on their first drive, with a touchdown run by Cory Kyle.

 

Wed
13
Nov

Amherst wins district

The Amherst Bulldogs are district champions for the fifth year in a row. The Bulldogs are: (front row, from left to right) Esvan Perez, Jr. Perez, Jesus Pacheco, Wesley Fairchild, Aaron Fairchild. (Back row, from left to right) Nikolas Gonzales, Jonathan Cardenas, Joseph Martinez, Eddie Gomez, Jesus Mendoza, Josiah Perez.

By FORREST GRIMES.
For the fifth year in a row, the Amherst Bulldogs are district champions. After starting the season 0-6, Amherst went 4-0 and won all three of their district games, beating Lorenzo, Whitharral, Lazbuddie, and Cotton Center. In their last game of the season, the Bulldogs got their first shutout with a 47-0 victory over Cotton Center. Coach Robert Herrera said the difficult non-district schedule helped prepare his team for a late season run.
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Wed
13
Nov

Littlefield prepares for Brownfield Cubs

Mark Reed blocks a defender during Littlefield’s 34-6 victory over Muleshoe. The Wildcats play Brownfield in the first round of the playoffs on Thursday.

After going 6-4 and finishing second in district, the Littlefield Wildcats will face off with Brownfield in the first round of the playoffs. Coach Bryan Huseman said Brownfield has a very good playmaker at quarterback. “He’s fast. He’s elusive. He can throw the ball,” Huseman said. “He’s a really quick kid. We’ve got to be able to stop him. They’re offense revolves around him.”
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Wed
13
Nov

Hornets to face Crosbyton, again

Sudan will face off with Crosbyton for the second time this season in round one of the playoffs. Crosbyton defeated Sudan, 22-15, in week three. This will be the fifth time Sudan and Crosbyton have played each other during the last three years. The Hornets had won the previous three games before the loss this season. Crosbyton finished as District Co-Champions just as Sudan did, but tie breakers put Crosbyton as a two seed and Sudan as a three seed.
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Sat
09
Nov

Lady Cats rough up Sundown, 50-18

Caitlyn Carroll reaches for a pass during Littlefield’s season-opening win against Sundown.
The Littlefield Lady Cats began their season, Thursday night, with a 50-18 win over Sundown. Sundown took an early 2-1 lead, but after Alyssa Gregory stole the ball and scored, the Lady Cats took the lead for good.
 
Sat
09
Nov

Sudan defeats Morton, 34-0

By CHERI SAIN
 
The Sudan Hornets clinched a playoff birth with their win over the Morton Indians at Hornet Stadium Friday night with a score of 34-0. Hornet Ty Shaw scored one of his two touchdowns early in the 1st quarter after quarterback Stephen Schovajsa handed the ball off at the 28-yard line. It capped off a 41-yard drive in only two plays. The PAT was good by Edgar Nunez giving the Hornets the 7-0 lead.
 
Sat
09
Nov

Littlefield dominates rival Muleshoe, 34-6

Da’Madrick Moore runs for a touchdown during Littlefield’s 34-6 win over Muleshoe. Littlefield plays Brownfield in the first round of the playoffs.
By FORREST GRIMES
 
Littlefield wrapped up the regular season, Friday night, with a dominating 34-6 win over archrival Muleshoe. The Wildcats scored on their opening drive with a five-yard rushing touchdown from Devonte Mathis. Dakota Gage’s extra point made the score 7-0.
 
Thu
07
Nov

Area cross country ends season

The Sudan cross country team finished ninth at the regional meet last Saturday. The members of the Sudan boys’cross country team are, from left to right: Omar Vasquez, Kort Hill, Tommy Whitehurst, Jeremy Binion, Branden Locke, and Jelmer Vanderlei. Not pictured: Tregg Box.
Cross country runners from Littlefield, Sudan, Springlake-Earth, and Anton finished their seasons, Saturday at the UIL Region 1 Meet. The boys raced three miles and the girls raced two miles. Of the 165 runners in the 2A boys meet, Littlefield runner Abrahm Lucero finished 65th, with a time of 18:21.22.

 

Thu
07
Nov

Lady Cats fall in first round

BLOCK PARTY — Jo Reid and Ashley Dendy jump to block the ball during Littlefield’s match against Highland Park. The Lady Cats lost 3-1.
By FORREST GRIMES
 
The Lady Cats fell to Amarillo Highland Park in the first round of the playoffs, 3-1, to bring their season to an end. Littlefield opened up the first set with a 4-2 lead. Highland Park scored four straight points to make it 6-4.

 

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