Sports

Thu
22
May

Shane Doege hired as Inside Linebackers Coach and new Head Track Coach for Groesbeck High School

by Stephen R. Farris
 
Groesbeck Coach Bruce McDonald has added in another key factor into the Goats football program by adding former Wortham AD/Head Football Coach Shane Doege as the new Inside Linebackers Coach and new Head Track Coach
 
Thu
22
May

Featherston signs on with Cardinals

Stephen Featherston, Groesbeck High School senior, signed his official papers on Tuesday morning in the Groesbeck gym pledging to play football as a long snapper for the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals located in San Antonio.
 
Wed
14
May

Thornton Sun Bonnet Contest coming up

The Second Annual Sun Bonnet Contest is coming up on Saturday, May 31st, at the Thornton homecoming. It will be on Main Street. Turn in time for the bonnets is 9:00 am. Winners will be announced and Sun bonnet Sue plaques will be awarded at 10:30 am.
 
Wed
14
May

YMCA Upcoming Programs

Doris Miller Family YMCA registration for all programs begin May 8 for Youth Summer basketball for ages 3-4 and grades Pre-k -K ,1-2,3-4,5-6,7-8,9-10 and 11- 12 teams or individuals. Deadline June 6, cost $30 members $40 non members.
 
Wed
14
May

Coolidge’s Dianna Kirven

Coolidge’s Dianna Kirven stands on the podium Friday afternoon after finishing in third place in the High Jump. Kirven placed in the top three with a height of 5-2.
 
Wed
14
May

Coolidge Track Duo fared well at State UIL Meet

Stephen R. Farris
 
The Coolidge duo of Dianna Kirven and Delvin Smith fared well at the UIL State Track Meet this past weekend at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin. Kirven competed in four events, finishing second in the 400 Meter Dash, third in the High Jump, fourth in the Long Jump and sixth in the 200 Meter Da sh.
 
Thu
08
May

Groesbeck Lady Goats dominate All-District

by Stephen R. Farris
 
Groesbeck and Rusk dominated the 2014 19-3A All- District team that was released recently. Groesbeck’s Jamie Madison was the Offensive MVP in the district. Madison played in 27 games this season for the Lady Goats, collecting 41 hits with fi ve doubles, a triple and 12 homeruns while batting .554. Madison also scored 27 runs and knocked in 46 and had an On Base Percentage (OBP) of 1.135 for the year. If readers recall, Madison had a huge game against Fairfi eld back in early April when she hit four homeruns, scored four runs and knocked in 12, with two walks and was a perfect 4-4 at the plate.
 
Thu
08
May

Goats fall to Hudson

Stephen R. Farris
 
The Goats fought another tough battle on Friday night in Huntsville against Lufkin Hudson behind a strong pitching performance from freshman Chandler Boyd, but the Hornets scored three runs in the bottom of the fi fth to break a 2-2 tie to win the game 5-2 and move on to the next round of the UIL state baseball playoffs.
 
Thu
01
May

Mandy Adams signs to Southwestern

On Tuesday Mandy Adams signed up to play basketball for Southwestern College located in Winfi eld, Kansas. Mandy’s parents, Mike and Allison Adams, her fellow classmates and her current and future coaches look on as she puts pen to paper. Groesbeck Coach, Darin Swift gave a congratulatory speech and a list of accomplishments for Mandy in the 2014 season.
 
Thu
01
May

Lady Goats battle Carthage Bulldogs with a 9-1 loss at Bi-District Playoffs

Stephen R. Farris
 
The Lady Goats had a tough time of it last Thursday night in Athens, falling to the Carthage Lady Bulldogs, 9-1, in their bi-district playoff game. Down one to nothing after one, Groesbeck came back to tie the game in the top of the second after Chelsea Carter reached base with a walk. Carter found her way to second on a passed ball and made it to third after Jamie Madison grounded out.
 

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