Sports

Thu
02
Apr

Goats and Lady Goats run at Teague Track Meet

Both the junior varsity and varsity boy’s track teams competed very well at the Teague Track Meet held last Thursday, March 26, with each placing fourth. Top performers for the JV Goats showed Traetin Turrubiarte finishing first in the 800 Meter Run, Titus Townes placing third in the 400 Meter Dash, the 800 Meter Relay team of Ethan Davis, Trey Hicks, Christian Venegas and Mike Jones came in second, the Sprint Relay team of Mike Jones, Hicks, Landon Frazier and Ethan Davis were third and the Mile Relay team of Davis, Hicks, Jones and Turrubiarte also crossed the finish line in third place.
 
Thu
02
Apr

Goats end the day with fi rst place fi nishes at Groesbeck Varsity Tournament

Michael Loyd finished first in boy’s singles and the team of Logan Boecker and Noah Basden also finished first in boy’s doubles defeating teammates Phillip Kemper and Jacob Holeyfield (who finished second). Nickoly Kuziminas and De La Torre finished third in mixed doubles. Keenan Zhao played very well in the tournament in boy’s singles. Rusti Morrison and Natalie Carrillo were unable to finish their championship match with teammates Cruz/Anderson, but they should do so some time this week.
 
Thu
02
Apr

Lady Goats end fi rst half of district 3-1

The Groesbeck Lady Goats improved to 3-1 in district play after shutting out the Fairfield Lady Eagles last Friday night at home, behind the powerful pitching of Taylor Gruell and team defense. Gruell went the distance in the pitcher’s circle, allowing just one hit on the night while striking out nine Fairfield batters. Both teams were unable to score until the Lady Goats broke the 0-0 tie with two runs in the bottom of the fifth. With two out in the inning, Bailey Johnson singled to right, followed by another single by Emily Garza that moved Johnson over to third. Johnson scored on Groesbeck’s third straight hit in-a-row by Harlee Bennett, giving the Lady Goats a 1-0 lead. Garza came around from second to score after Skye Loper doubled to center. That would be all the run production needed the rest of the way. Johnson, Garza, Bennett, Loper, Morgan McQueen and Chelsea Carter all had hits for the Lady Goats in the game, with Loper getting the RBI double in the fifth.
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).                
 

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