Sports

Thu
21
Aug

Cross Country gearing up for great season

Stephen R. Farris
 
Cross Country season is coming up soon and Groesbeck coach Lori Kelley is more than excited about this year’s team and the number of kids that have come out for the team. So far there are 12 boys and 12 girls on the team and that number could be even more once the season gets closer.
 
Thu
21
Aug

Groesbeck Goats take out aggression on LaVega in scrimmage

Stephen R. Farris
 
The Goats have spent the last couple of weeks banging their heads against each other in practices, so last Friday night against Waco La Vega they got the chance to take out some of that aggression on someone different than each other. According to coach Bruce McDonald, they didn’t look too bad, but there’s still more work to be done before the season opener on Aug. 29.
 
Thu
14
Aug

Lady Goats start the season with wins over China Spring

The Lady Goats started the season on a positive note, sweeping China Spring 25-11, 29-27, 25-20. “This was a very competitive match for our girls,” said coach Melissa Cole. “We had some problems early on getting set up and I told the girls we can’t get complacent. We’ve got to fi ght and keep going. I had to light that fi re in them a bit and they responded.”
 
Thu
14
Aug

Coolidge Lady YellowJackets prepare for an exciting season

After a tough season in 2013, the Lady Yellowjackets look to improve this year as they prepare for exciting things to come. Coolidge has four starters coming back this year, including Dianna Kirven who missed most of last volleyball season with an injury.
 
Thu
07
Aug

Lady Goat Volleyball Two-A-Days underway

After leading the Lady Goats to the 19-3A district crown and the area round of the playoffs in her first year season, coach Melissa Cole expects no less than a return trip and a deeper run this year as Groesbeck prepares to open up the 2014 volleyball season Monday at home against China Spring. The Lady Goats began two-a-day practices on Monday with about 18 girls (varsity and junior varsity) partaking in warm-ups and drills in
morning and afternoon sessions.
 
Thu
07
Aug

Goat Football kicks off with Two-A-Days

Two-a-days began Monday for the Groesbeck Goats football team and new head coach Bruce McDonald is excited about the upcoming season. “It’s a great day because it’s the start of a new adventure,” said McDonald. “Not only for me, but for us.”
 
Thu
31
Jul

BMC takes 8U Machine Pitch State Title

After breezing through their fi rst three games of the Texas Teenage Baseball 8U Machine Pitch State Tournament, BMC (Brownsboro-Merchison- Chandler) ran into a minor road block playing their second game in-a-row last Wednesday night when they fell to a strong Belton team.
 
Thu
31
Jul

Goats football season gets underway on Monday

by Stephen R. Farris
 
While their Canadian counterparts have already hit the fi eld this season, the Groesbeck Goats begin summer practices on Monday, Aug. 4, with varsity and junior varsity teams workouts beginning at 7 a.m. and freshmen at 10:30 a.m. First year Groesbeck head coach Bruce McDonald says he is excited about what this team can do this season, especially with seniors Jacob Fox (quarterback), Macade Isbell (offensive lineman), Ty Chiglo (defensive lineman), Kayne Parton (linebacker), Logan Nowak (linebacker), Jamie Rocha (defensive back) and Trishawn Townes (defensive back) to name some of the top returners for the team.
 
Thu
24
Jul

City embracing youth baseball tournament

by Roxanne McKnight
 
Last year’s Groesbeck City Council’s decision to install additional lights at the Groesbeck Sports Complex is already paying off since Groesbeck is hosting this week’s Texas Teen Age Baseball Association’s Baseball 8U machine pitch state tournament. At last week’s city council meeting, Groesbeck Mayor Ray O’Docharty reminded the council that the tournament is being held Monday-Thursday, July 21-24.
 
Thu
24
Jul

Groesbeck Rangers open at State Tournament

by Stephen R. Farris
 
The Groesbeck Rangers opened Monday night of the Texas Teenage Association of Baseball Boys 8U Machine Pitch State Tournament against Belton. The Rangers played a hard fought game against their central Texas counterpart, but Belton prevailed moving on to play Stephenville (winner over Rodgers) on Tuesday night in the winner’s bracket.
 

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