Sports

Lady Wolverines fall short against #5 Rankin

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The Springlake-Earth Lady Wolverines’ varsity basketball team picked up a game during their open date against the TABC 5th ranked Rankin. They fell to the Lady Devils, 82-,61, in their neutral site contest at Ira.

Nettes rally past Sundown, 52-50

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The Sudan Nettes’ varsity basketball team rallied past the Sundown Roughettes at home on Friday, 52-50. With the win, the Nettes improve to 10-11 overall, 3-0 in district play.

Former Littlefield coach is arrested on felony charges

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Todd Ray Rutledge, 59, who was indicted by the Lamb County Grand Jury on Sept. 15, 2020, on a felony charge of Indecency with Child, with Sexual Contact, was arrested by Hockley County Sheriff’s deputies at his home in Whitharral on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021,

Heifer & Dairy Heifer Championship Drive and Showmanships

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GRAND CHAMPION BEEF HEIFER DRIVE (Staff Photo by Joella Lovvorn) SUPREME DAIRY HEIFER DRIVE (Staff Photo by Joella Lovvorn) BEEF HEIFER AND STEER SHOWMANSHIPS -- Senior Showman Gus McNabb, and Junior Showman, Piper Carr. (Staff Photo by Joella Lovvorn) DAIRY HEIFER SHOWMANSHIPS -- Senior Showman Jaqueline Fierro, and Junior Showman, Sam Lawrence.

Lamb Championship Drive and Showmanships

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LAMB CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE --With Judge Joel Lanier looking over lambs. (Staff Photo by Joella Lovvorn) LAMB SHOWMANSHIPS - Senior, Kyndal Edwards of Sudan; Show Judge Joel Lanier; and Junior Showman, Kooper Edwards of Sudan.

Swine Championship Drive and Showmanships

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SWINE CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE - Breed champions from different divisions, complete for championship. (Staff Photo by Joella Lovvorn) DONATED ITEMS THAT WERE AUCTIONED OFF DURING THE SALE, RAISE FUNDS FOR AREA LIVESTOCK SHOW SWINE SHOWMANSHIPS WITH BELT BUCKLES-- Junior showman, Emry Humphreys of Sudan; Swine Show Judge, Preston Lawrence; and Senior showman, Brindle Harper of Amherst.

Area Livestock Show Reserve Grand Champions

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RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION HEIFER—Kauy Carr’s Exotic heifer took the reserve title for her Lamb County 4-H project. (Staff Photo by Joella Lovvorn) RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION GOAT -Kauy Carr’s Sudan 4-H project, is also shown with show judge Joel Lanier, and her brother, Drew Carr, holding the banner.

WILDCATS TAKE DOWN CHIEFTAINS, 48-24

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The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity basketball team made it back-to-back district wins on Tuesday, as they took down the Friona Chieftains at Wildcat Gym, 48-24. With the win, the Wildcats improve to 10-6 overall, 3-1 in district play.

S-E Lady Wolverines bounce Amherst, 67-5

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The Springlake-Earth Lady Wolverines’ varsity basketball team defeated the Amherst Lady Bulldogs at home on Tuesday, 67-5. With the win, the Lady Wolverines improve to 9-3 overall, 6-0 in district play, while the Lady Bulldogs fall to 0-5 in district play.