Sports

Thu
24
Apr

Lady Goats lock up second place

By Mike Eddleman.
 
The Groesbeck Lady Goats locked up second place in district with 10-0 thumping of Fairfiled to celebrate Senior Night. Before the game, Groesbeck honored its pair of seniors, Jamie Madison and Mandy Adams, who both closed out their final home game with an RBI to seal the run-rule victory in the bottom of the fifth.

 

Thu
24
Apr

Goats shut down Eagles with 6-2 Win

Groesbeck bats pounded out 14 hits, while a freshman pitcher shutdown Fairfield in Tuesday’s playoff clinching, 6-2 win. Making only his second varsity start, Chandler Boyd (1-1, 1.10 ERA) twirled a gem, striking out seven Eagles and giving up only one earned run. Boyd relied heavily on senior catcher Dalton Longenbaugh and senior first baseman Barrett Myers.

 

Thu
17
Apr

Lady Goats Softball defeat Blackcats

behind to squeak out a onerun win in Groesbeck, so this time around was somewhat of a wake-up call for the Lady Goats. “I told my kids tonight that Mexia won’t give up,” said Coach Lacey Merrifield. “I don’t care if we’re up by 20, we need to go out there like it’s a one-one ball game.”
 
Thu
17
Apr

Girls Golf finsished second at District

The Groesbeck girls golf team fi nished second at the district meet held last week at The Challenge at the Woods golf course in Jacksonville and Big Cedar Country Club in Teague. The fi ve team members included Skye Loper, Morgan Erskine, Kathleen O’Kelley, Lexie Frazier and Sarah Jones.
 
Thu
17
Apr

Big Signing Day for Groesbeck

by Stephen R. Farris
 
Big day for four Groesbeck athletes as they signed letters of intent to play in their respective sport at the college level next yea.r A ceremony was held in the Groesbeck auditorium on Tuesday, April 8, for Dalton Longenbaugh, who will be signing with Stephen F. Austin State University to play football. Longenbaugh finished the 2013 season with 59 tackles and three sacks on defense
 
Thu
10
Apr

Lady Goats end week with 3-3 Record

Stephen R. Farris Journal Sports.
 
Despite falling to the Rusk Lady Eagles last Friday night, 13-3, the week was gracious to the Lady Goats as they ended it with a total of 46 runs scored in three games and a 3-3 record in district play. Groesbeck out hit Rusk 9-7, but an error in the fi rst led to two Lady Eagle runs and a pair of errors in the fourth resulted in a couple of more runs.

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Thu
10
Apr

Goats fall to Fairfield

Todd Boyd Journal Sports.
 
FAIRFIELD – The Eagles, behind a mighty wind, cranked three home runs on the way to a 14-3 five-inning win over Groesbeck on Wednesday. It was the second loss in as many days for the Goats (3-4 in District 19-3A) and the second consecutive win for Fairfield (4-3 in district). The game was to be played last Friday, but was called due to rain.

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Thu
03
Apr

Goat Track competes in Fairfield

Stephen R. Farris Journal Sports.
 
It was a good day for hurdlers as both the junior varsity and varsity teams finished in the top of their heats at the Fairfield Invitational Track Meet held last Thursday at Fairfield High School. Louis Contreras won a first and third place medal in the 110 Meter and 300 Meter Hurdles, Chandler Boyd finished second in the 200 Meter Dash and Leuleaux came in second in the High Jump to propel the JV boys team to a fourth place finish overall.

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Thu
03
Apr

Lady Goats play at Mexia

Stephen R. Farris Journal Sports.
 
The Lady Goats game against the Mexia Ladycats ended just about the way it started with the visitors scoring runs in the first and seventh innings for a come-from-behind win as Groesbeck fell at home by one, 9-8. Mexia got on the board with four quick runs in the top of the first, but the Lady Goats battled back with four of their own to tie it up after Bailey Johnson, Harlee Bennett, Jamie Madison and Chelsea Carter all scored. Groesbeck added three more runs in the third to take a 7-4 lead. Mandy Adams, Morgan McQueen and Skye Loper all scored for the Lady Goats in the inning.

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Thu
27
Mar

Lady Goats Rally against Rusk

The Lady Goats tried to rally back against Rusk last Thursday, scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh with two outs, but that’s all they could push across as Groesbeck fell to the Lady Eagles, 8-2, in district play.
 

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