Sports

Wed
25
Mar

Groesbeck lands six on 2014-15 All-district basketball team

Jarrius Washington received honorable mention on the 2014-15 18-4A All-District team in basketball.
Jayland Jackson and John O’Kelley were named to the 2014-15 District 18- 4A All-District second team this year in basketball for the Goats. The 6-0 senior, Jackson, averaged 11 points per game and 3.2 rebounds per game this past season for Groesbeck. O’Kelley (6-4, Junior) was the Goats leading rebounder this past year, averaging 7.5 boards per game. He also helped out on the scoring end with an average of 8.7 points per game.
 
Wed
25
Mar

Lady Goats take fi rst at Goat Invitational Golf Tournament

Monday not only brought the sun out after all the rains the area has experienced lately, but also some pretty big smiles on the faces of these six Lady Goat after fi nishing in fi rst place at the Goat Invitational Golf Tournament held at Battle Lake Golf Course. Lexie Frazier fi nished in fi rst place for the Groesbeck team and Somer Smith placed third individually.
 
Wed
25
Mar

Reynolds ready to make a big splash for U.S. Coast Guard volleyball team

Groesbeck athlete Hailye Reynolds signed her letter of intent to play volleyball with the United States Coast Guard Academy Bears last Wednesday, March 18. Pictured with Reynolds are her parents, Kent and Hollye.
For Groesbeck athlete Hailye Reynolds, Wednesday’s college signing was both a joyous and bittersweet occasion. Joyous in the fact that she will be continuing her volleyball career with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Bears. Bittersweet that she is leaving behind her friends, teammates and coaches to move on to the next level as most all were on hand to watch her sign the letter of intent Wednesday morning.
 
Thu
19
Mar

Goats fair well at Franklin Tournament; Boyer named to all-tournament team

The rain just continues to  pop up at inopportune times this high school baseball season, as the fi rst day of the Franklin Tournament was rained out last Thursday.
 
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Thu
19
Mar

Sweet 16 for Varsity and JV Lady Goats as they sweep Mexia Monday night

Chesney McGilvary needed only three innings to work her magic inside the circle as she pitched a no-hitter for the Lady Goats junior varsity against the Mexia Ladycats JV team Monday night at home. McGilvary struck out five Ladycat batters in the process.
 
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Thu
12
Mar

Junior High Goats show strong performances at Leon track meet

The junior high Goats scored big at the Leon track meet last week, with the seventh grade girls fi nishing in fi rst place with a total of 85 points and both the seventh and eighth grade boy’s teams placing second. The eighth grade girls did very well, fi nishing fourth overall. Girl’s coach Melissa Cole was very pleased with the overall performances displayed by the seventh and eighth grade teams             
 
Thu
12
Mar

Groesbeck lifters compete at the regional level in power lifting

The Groesbeck power lifting team sent four lifters to regional meets recently. The boy’s Region II, Division II championships were held at Robinson High School. Colton Robinett competed for the Goats in the 275 weight class, fi nishing in the No. 8 spot with a total of 1,330 pounds lifted in three events (bench press, squat, dead lift).                
 
Thu
05
Mar

Coolidge Lady Yellow Jackets earn spots on 26-1A all-district team

The Coolidge Lady Yellow Jackets Dianna Kirven was named as the MVP on the 2014- 15 26-1A all-district girls basketball team that was released recently. Teammates Taysia Kirven also earned superlatives as the district’s newcomer of the year. Adrianna Jones and Maria Ortiz both were named to the first team, while Alejandra Acevedo earned a spot on the second team. Honorable mentions from Coolidge were Sonia Torres, Monica Pedroza and Crystal Salazar.
 
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Thu
05
Mar

Coach Reid’s new program aimed at teaching life skills to athletes meets with success

For Groesbeck’s Chris Reid, being a basketball coach not only involves a love for the game that goes along with the competitive nature of the sport, but he also realizes that the “ball will not bounce forever” and with that thought in mind, the more important aspect he sees in his job is to contribute something lasting to the lives of the young men he coaches ... something that will stick with them beyond the wins and losses.
 
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Thu
05
Mar

Lady Goats Samantha Sloan named to 18-4A all-district first team

Samantha Sloan made 2014-15 District 18-4A’s all-district fi rst team in basketball for Groesbeck, while teammate Khyarra Asberry was selected second team all-district. During the 2014-15 athletic seasons, Sloan has been named to the 18-4A all-district first team in volleyball and was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 4A all-state academic first team in volleyball as well. She was also seclected to represent Groesbeck as a cheerleader for the upcoming 2015 FCA/Super Centex Victory Bowl game in June.
 

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