Sports

Tue
19
Aug

Lady Gobblers win Aug. 12 game against Shiner

 

It was a slow start for the Lady Gobblers volleyball team as they played their first game of the season against Shiner at home Aug. 12. With the Lady Gobblers behind two games it may have been a little coaxing and perhaps a motherly touch from coach Whitney Coles to win the next three games for a Lady Gobbler victory.
 
Coach W. Coles, just back in time after delivering a baby two weeks before said, “[The first two games] they were kind of tired and not playing together. Every level was down.”
 
In the start of the third game Cuero showed some dominance taking the lead 7-3. Shiner called a time out.
 
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Tue
19
Aug

Wildcats in final scrimmage Friday

 

There was certainly low roars of support from the stands as the Yorktown Wildcats held their first scrimmage against the Bloomington Bobcats on Aug. 15 at the Wildcat stadium.
 
The Wildcat defensive line showed good strength and speed against their opponent while the offensive line showed promise of a force to be reckoned with.
 
With Caleb Lemke out with a broken leg, the Wildcats offensive backs stepped up their game with sound execution. It is anticipated that Lemke will return in time for Yorktown’s first district game.
 
The Yorktown Wildcats will scrimmage Agua Dulce on Aug. 22 there at 6 p.m.
Tue
19
Aug

Nordheim Lady Pirates open preseason 0-2

 

 
The Nordheim Lady Pirates attended their first games at the Pettus tournament on Aug. 14 and 16. The results did not turn out in their favor.
 
Nordheim coach Randy Castillo said, “Overall, the tournament showed us that we need to be back in the gym working on all of the small things that matter as in our communication and unforced errors that we could control.”
 
The Lady Pirates played and lost to Louise in two games and played and lost to Skidmore; 25-20, 18-25, 10-15.
 
“All the Lady Pirates showed great hustle and fight which I was pleased with, Castillo said. “We need more fine-tuning. This is a good thing because little things like that can be fixed.”
 
Nordheim will host the Nordheim tournament Aug. 22 beginning at 9 a.m. The Lady Pirates will also play Prairie Lea at home Aug. 26 beginning at 5 p.m.
Tue
19
Aug

Kitty Kats split 1-1

 

The Yorktown Kitty Kats could not get a break against the Tilden Cowgirls at home on Aug. 15 losing in four games.
 
Yorktown volleyball coach Deirdre Alexander said, “We created too many unforced errors. We gave them too many points off hitting errors.”
 
The first game was an exchange of points early on. When the score was 12-8 Yorktown started to work the gaps for the win, 25-18.
 
With the jitters out of the way both teams came out with a little more confidence. With fewer mistakes each team exchanged one point for another. 
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View.
Mon
18
Aug

Lady Gobblers win tournament in San Antonio

It was a six game sweep for the Lady Gobblers to win the championship at the San Antoio Coles Invitational on Aug. 14-16. Shown front row from left, Justyce Turner, Lauren Parker, Mia Knetig, Jaslynn Mathis, Mariah Rodriguez, and Shanice Nelson; back row, Autumn Gamez, head coach Whitney Coles, Kaelen Sievers, Mary Kate Krueger, Missy Odom, Martina Stavinoha, Tory Little, and assistant coach Amy Crain. Contributed photo.

Tue
05
Aug

Nordheim Track Club return from AAU Jr. Olympic Games

 

Tue
29
Jul

Metting, Sczepanik, Wilson head to Jr. Olympics

 

Nordheim Track Club traveled to Converse Judson in San Antonio on June 26 and 27 to participate in the AAU qualification meet for the Jr. Olympics.  
 
Nordheim Track Club participants were Alyssa Leister, Daija Williams, Kendalynn Naranjo, Eliza Metting, Elise Schuenemann, Haley Wilson, Robert Sczepanik, and Danielle Wilson. Eliza, Robert and Danielle qualified for the Jr. Olympics which will be held July 22 - August 2 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Tue
29
Jul

Girls Allstar softball team finishes season

 

Tue
22
Jul

Cuero team places 8th in state championship

 

Cuero sent 12 strong, young men to Abilene on July 12 to compete for the State Championship Lineman Challenge in Division II.
 
The team decided amongst themselves who participated in each of the nine events. Each participated equally in the five-man event. In the power drive event they placed first. Overall, Cuero placed 8th out of 13 teams.
 
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Tue
22
Jul

Kitty Kats participate in Volleyball Camp

Kitty Kat Volleyball Camp was held earlier this summer at the Yorktown gym. Forty-two 3rd-12th graders participated in the camp. Leander High School head volleyball coach Ashley Atkinson ran the camp for the older participants. Coach Alexander ran the camp for the elementary and junior high participants in the playatorium. Coach Cobb, new to the staff at Yorktown ISD, also assisted. Citizens Bank Yorktown donated camp shirts for all participants. Photo by Mari Gohlke Photo/Yorktown News-View

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