Sports

Thu
20
Mar

Groesbeck well represented at Sixth Annual FCA Victory Bowl

Groesbeck will be well represented at this year’s Sixth Annual FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) Victory Bowl and Inaugural Volleyball game that will be held in Waco on June 14,2014. 
 
Thu
13
Mar

Groesbeck Tennis results CHS Spring Break Slam

by Stephen R. Farris
 
Friday resulted in a good day for the Goats tennis team, especially in Mixed Doubles B play where Fernando Luque and Jamie Madison teamed up to sweep through their competition to finish in first place.
 
Thu
13
Mar

Goats finish week strong

by Mike Eddleman
 
The Goats hit the diamond for fi ve games in fi ve days last week, sputtering early in the week but fi nishing strong. In a district-opening 6-3 loss at Mexia and a 6-1 loss in their tournament opener Thursday against Tyler-Chapel Hill, untimely errors and miscues proved costly.
 
Thu
06
Mar

Goats fall 6-1

The Goats fell 6-1 to Tyler-Chapel Hill in their Franklin tournament opener Thursday morning. Six different Goats had hits in the game. Colton Swick doubled for the only extra-base hit and Barrett Myers drove in the only run for Groesbeck with a single in the fourth. Groesbeck continues play Thursday afternoon. Check the March 13 issue of the Journal for a full recap of the weekend action.

Thu
06
Mar

Goats split four at tournament

Mike Eddleman
 
A weekend of tournament action was highlighted by a pair of dominant pitching performances for the Goats (3-8), while splitting four games in Palmer. The pitching of Colton Swick and Ty Chiglo in Groesbeck’s two wins showed the Goats had found a solid one-two punch on the mound.
 
Thu
06
Mar

McLean Qualifies for State Powerlifting Meet

Both Meagan McLean and Shelby West competed in the Girls Regional Powerlifting Meet held on Saturday in Gatesville. McLean fi nished in the No. 5 spot in the 123 Class with a total of 660 pounds, good enough to qualify her for the state meet in Corpus Christi March 13-15.
 
Thu
06
Mar

Groesbeck Invitational Track Meet

By Stephen R. Farris
 
Good turnout for the Groesbeck Invitational Track Meet that was held on Thursday, Feb. 27, as a total of eight schools participated. Groesbeck did well in the meet with the JV boys taking fifth place, JV girls second place, varsity boys third place and varsity girls second place. In JV events for the Goats, the boys 4x100 Meter Relay team of Trey Jackson, J.W. Hamilton, Austin Harris and Jacoby Fortson took first place with a time of 47.02. The team also captured the top spot in the 4x200 Meter Relay with a time of 1:39.90.
 
Thu
27
Feb

Goats win tournament opener

The Goats held on to beat Venus 4-3 in the early-morning opener Thursday of the I-45 Classic. Colton Swick picked up the win, recording all but the final out. Chris Kelly led the offense with a triple, single and three RBI in the win. Groesbeck will be in action through Saturday. See next week's edition of the Groesbeck Journal for a recap of all the tournament action.

Wed
26
Feb

Crane leaving Groesbeck

By Stephen R. Farris
 
Groesbeck Head Football Coach Kodi Crane will be taking the job as head coach of the Gonzales Apaches next fall. Crane, who turned in his notice to administrators on Thursday, Feb. 20, posted a 10-12 record during his tenure as the Goats head coach, guiding the team to two post season appearances in 2012 and 2013, the first time that has happened since 2001.
 
Wed
26
Feb

Goats battling through tough slate

When new head coach Cameron Sellstrom stepped into the Groesbeck baseball program he sent a message to his team – they will not back down from any challenge. The early season challenge has been to navigate a packed schedule of 5A and 4A competition, with a focus on being ready for district play beginning March 4 in Mexia.
 

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