Sports

Sat
09
Nov

Wildcats takes final lost in the season

The Yorktown Wildcats had a strong first half just behind the Shiner Comanches by one point but they could not hold on in the second half losing 6-28.

 

Read more in the next edition of Yorktown News-View.com

Tue
05
Nov

Lady Gobblers' playoff run ends

The Lady Gobblers went into tonight's playoff game against the Columbus Lady Cards with high hopes. But the Lady Cards won the game in three matches (25-21, 25-19 and 25-19). Shown is Mary Kate Krueger. Read more in next week's edition of the Record.

Tue
05
Nov

Kats claim district

 

It was not so much about the game as it was about celebrating 20 years going to the playoffs and calling it “Legendary.” The Yorktown Kitty Kats finished their regular season 33-5, 12-0. After the game against Nordheim at home, the Kitty Kats cut the net as part of their celebration as district champions and playoff bound. 
 
Yorktown coach Deirdra Alexander said, “We are not sure what the playoffs will hold for us. We have high goals but all we can do is play each and every game like it is our last.”
 
The team was later paraded on Main Street riding on a trailer with hay bails. The Yorktown Fire Department had a fire engine in front and behind the trailer blowing their horns with a trail of cars behind.  
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
Tue
05
Nov

Nordheim's Pena ran at regional CC race

 

Jonathan Pena, a senior at Nordheim High School, has made his third and final appearance to the UIL Region IV Cross Country Championship.
 
As a sophomore Pena placed 45th with a time of 19:02.05. Last year, as a junior,   he did not do so well placing 58th with a time of 19:41.8. In his final year Pena made up for lost time placing 46th with a time of 18:27.3.
Tue
05
Nov

Punt, Pass, and Kick results

 

There were many youth who answered the call when they found out that the Yorktown Lions Club and the Athletic Booster Club was to host the Pass, Punt, and Kick competition at the Wildcat Stadium on Oct. 4. Mary Romans coordinated the event this year. Divisions were broke up into age categories. 
 
Placing first were: Adrian Talerico, Seth Hahn, Seely Metting, Julianna Deleon, Mark Guerrero, Brian Metting, and Milam Eckhardt.  Placing second were: Dakota Talerico, Andres Archuleta, Jayden Rodriguez, Waylon Gonzales,  Joshua Garcia, Kailey Sinast, and Ysidro Garza. Placing third in the competition were: Jessica Knetig, Dalton Eckhardt, Paul Rodriguez, Dylan Sinast, Emily Jones, Christopher Johnson, and  Joseph Torres.
 
Pictures are in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
Tue
05
Nov

Willis bags first buck

Cameron Willis bagged his first buck while hunting recently with his father, Kevin Willis.  Cameron, 7, was hunting with a 257 Roberts.  The buck was an 8-pointer. Contributed Photo

Tue
05
Nov

Yorktown Wildcats take another loss

 

There was no question that the Wildcat defense learned from their last game about “wrapping up.” However, the Wildcat offense had a few issues of their own with  5 fumbles, 4 turnovers, and 2 penalties of unsportsmanlike-conduct. With this combination it ultimately cost Yorktown the game, 41-21 against the Kenedy Lions at Kenedy on Nov. 1. 
 
Kenedy won the toss and elected to receive the ball first. The lions had eight plays before they lost the ball in turnovers. With Yorktown’s first possession, quarterback Jacob Garcia passed to Doss Torrez for 15 yards. Torrez ran another 18 yards before fumbling the ball. Kenedy recovered and scored three plays later, 6-0.
 
The next two team possessions were lost to turnovers. 
 
Read more in this week's edition of Yorktown News-View
Tue
05
Nov

Pregame between Yorktown and Shiner

 

The Yorktown Wildcats (2-6, 0-3) will be playing their last district game against the Shiner Comanches (5-3, 2-1) at home on Friday, Nov. 8.
 
Yorktown is coming in with a loss against Kenedy with a score of 41-21. Shiner is coming in with a loss against Ganado with a score of 20-7.
 
The Wildcats are 0-3 against Shiner. Last year the Wildcats lost 42-0 and in 2011 the Wildcats lost 41-6. 
 
The preseason/season statistics are as follows:
 
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Tue
05
Nov

Two winners walk off the court

 

Two winning teams walked off the court on the evening of Oct. 29 when Nordheim Lady Pirates played Yorktown Kitty Kats in Yorktown.
 
Yorktown played with great intensity putting into practice what had been learned all season preparing for the playoffs and won easily in three games: 25-10, 25-5, 25-5.
 
For the Lady Pirates they certainly lacked ability as for many of them it was their first year playing. They lacked the achievement in terms of wins. But when it came to quality, this team excelled. They too put into practice what they had learned all season.
 
Read more in this week's editon of Yorktown News-View.
Tue
05
Nov

CJHS football teams win Smithville games

 

The Gobblers junior high and junior varsity teams played Smithville Oct. 24.
 
The Eighth Grade White team won 14–0. Jared Love scored 2 rushing TD.
 
The Eighth Grade Green team won 12-8. Jeremiah Diaz had 1 rushing TD and 1 interception. Brealen Taylor had 1 rushing TD. Shayne Parr had 1 fumble recovery.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.

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