Sports

Tue
30
Dec

Two Lady Goats named to the 2014 Super Centex Volleyball Team

More accolades have been bestowed upon Groesbeck Lady Goats volleyball players after the 2014 Super Centex Volleyball Team was named, as well as the Texas Sports Writers Association’s All-State Volleyball Team over the Christmas holiday.
 
Wed
24
Dec

Goats have a heartbreaking loss against Lorena

Jayland Jackson’s two free throws with 2:29 left in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game with the Lorena Leopards moved the Groesbeck Goats to within nine, 72-63, after trailing by 18 a few minutes earlier. Lorena scored the next five points to go back up by double-digits and eventually ended up with the, 81-69, win.
 
Tue
23
Dec

Goats to play in Troy Holiday Classic Tournament

The Groesbeck Goats (4-11) start play in the Troy Holiday Classic basketball tournament on Monday, Dec. 29. The tournament will be played at two locations, Troy High School gym and the junior high gym. Groesbeck is scheduled to play Lago Vista in an 11 a.m. game that will be played, according to the bracket, at the junior high school in Troy. Win or lose, they'll face either Rogers or Jarrell in a 5 p.m. game later that afternoon. If they win, they'll play at the high school gym and if they lose, they'll be back at the junior high gym. Other teams participating in the tournament will be West, Academy, Normangee, Pollok Central, Florence, Chilton, TCA, Troy, Bruceville-Eddy, Vanguard, Holland and McGregor. The tournament will run through Tuesday, Dec. 30.

Thu
18
Dec

Yellow Jackets finish second in Rice Tourney

The No. 6 state-ranked team for Class 1A, the Coolidge Yellow Jackets, finished second at the Rice Tournament last weekend, winning four of six games, but fell to Class 3A’s Life Red Oak Mustangs twice with the finale in the championship game. “They’re a bigger school ... they had the size against us,” said Jones. “Basically, they made their shots and we didn’t make our shots.”
 
Thu
18
Dec

Goats continue to face tough tournament teams, gaining experience

Facing tough competition can only make one stronger and that’s what coach Chris Reid sees in his Groesbeck Goats basketball team, getting stronger. With district play starting only a couple of weeks away, the Goats added another tournament experience under their belts.
 
Thu
11
Dec

Four Yellowjackets make District 14-1A all-district first team

The Coolidge Yellowjackets had four players make the District 14-1A all-district first team that was recently released, with two of those added to the fi rst team defense as well. First teamers for Coolidge were kicker Eddie Rivera, running back Deandre Kirvin, tight-end Manuel Santa Cruz and utility player, Delvin Smith. Smith was also selected as the utility player for the first team defense as did Kirven at linebacker.
 
Thu
11
Dec

Groesbeck Goats fall on hard times

After picking up a home win against Buffalo on Dec. 2 (see accompaning story), the Groesbeck Goats fell on hard times this past week, dropping five games at the Kennedale Boy’s Basketball Tournament held Dec. 4-6. The Goats lost their opening round game to Class 4A’s 13th ranked La Vega Pirates, 92-57.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Goats even out, ending with a 72-68 win

When most students were enjoying a little time off for the Thanksgiving holiday week, the Groesbeck Goats basketball team was hard at work on the court, splitting a pair of games to move their early season mark to 2-1. On Tuesday, the Goats traveled north of Dallas to play the Melissa Cardinals in non-district action. Groesbeck ended up falling to the Cardinals, 80-53.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Goat Basketball teams hard at work during Thanksgiving break

Corsicana was not a pleasant visit for our Groesbeck Lady Goats basketball team over the Thanksgiving week holiday. The Lady Goats fell to the Lady Tigers last Monday, 61-35. Groesbeck stayed close in the first quarter of play and were only down by four, 11-7, when the second period began. Corsicana used their pressure defense and three-point shooting to push their lead to 16 by halftime, 27-11.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Lady Goats fall to Bulldogs, 63-39

The Groesbeck Lady Goats fell to the Wortham Lady Bulldogs last Friday night on the road, 63-39. The Lady Goats got off to a little slow start and the close quarters of Bulldog Gym didn’t help matters either. Wortham sprinted to a 17-8 lead at the end of the first quarter, led by Courtney Chasteen’s sixpoints, along with Elisha Libhart and Kamarie Freeman scoring four each.
 

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