Sports

Wed
18
Sep

"They were on target"

 

The Nordheim Lady Pirates continue to show improvement in spite of the wins and losses. 
 
The Lady Pirates played Prairie Lea Sept. 6 and lost in three; 28-26, 25-19, 25-10.
 
Coach Randy Castillo said, “They ran out of gas [after] a tough match in overtime in the first round . We did better than how we played against Victoria College Academy.”
 
Alyssa Leister had an injury from their game against VCA. According to Castillo she will be ready for their first district game against Pettus on Sept. 13.
 
The Lady Pirates will play Austwell-Tivoli Redfish away on Sept. 20. 
Wed
18
Sep

Yorktown Kitty Kats follow through with every play

 

The Yorktown Kitty Kats played their last preseason game against Three Rivers Sept. 10 winning in three games; 25-17, 25-16, 25-18.
 
In the first game Yorktown started out behind until the sixth rotation when both teams were tied 8-8. It remained close until the breaking point at 13-13.
 
The second game was dominated by the Kitty Kats until they had the lead 5-1. Three Rivers picked up the slack and the two teams went head on. They tied 6-6. The battle continued another five plays with Yorktown in the lead 10-7. It was at this point the Kitty Kats took control of the tempo playing their own game for the win 25-16.
 
In game three it was do or die......
 
Tue
17
Sep

Boys bring silver, girls bring bronze from Moulton CC meet

 

Heavy metal music can take a back seat to the Cuero Cross Country team for bringing home some heavy metal themselves. The girls varsity brought home the bronze and the JV boys brought home the silver from the Moulton CC meet Sept 14. 
 
After two meets Coach Donica Owens changed her approach going into the meet. 
 
Owens said, “We were trying to go for team wins this week. Normally I do not have enough on each level to make a team.”
 
She had all the girls run Varsity and all the boys run JV. It paid off.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
10
Sep

Tigers too much for Wildcats

 

The rain, nor the delay of game, nor the loss drowned the spirits of the Yorktown Wildcats after losing to the Goliad Tigers 28-7 last Friday night in the tiger pen.
 
“They are a [big 2A] school who beat a small 1A team. I promise you, their time will come just like it happens every year when they play against their own,” said Coach Ty Robinson during their huddle after the game. “I am proud of the way you played tonight except for that last drive. We broke down. We need to improve on offense so I will see you Monday. We have work to do.”
 
The Wildcats won the toss and opted to kick-off first. 
 
Goliad put the first score.....
 
To read more go to www.YorktownNews-View.com
Tue
10
Sep

"We need more time"

 

After the Lady Pirates lost against Victoria College Academy Sept. 3, Coach Randy Castillo said, “Time. We need more time.”
 
The Lady Pirates lost in four matches; 10-25, 24-26, 25-19, 9-25.
 
“We have had a lot of practices and they work very hard but we do not have a lot of game time so that we can gel,” said Castillo.
 
The Lady Pirates......
 
To read more go to our site www.YorktownNews-View.com
Tue
10
Sep

Kitty Kats 19-5 take Faith Academy after three years

 

Faith Academy had beaten the Yorktown Kitty Kats in the last three years so for this year’s seniors it was personal.
Yorktown played at home on Sept. 6 taking down the Cougars in four games. 
 
Kitty Kats vs Faith Academy
Game 1: Yorktown 25-Cougars 17
Game 2: Yorktown 23-Cougars 25
Game 3: Yorktown 25-Cougars 19
Game 4: Yorktown 25-Cougars 13
 
Coach Deirdre Alexander said,....
 
Read more on our web site www.YorktownNews-View
Sat
07
Sep

Wildcats toppled by Tigers 28-7

Yorktown's Wildcats traveled to Goliad Friday and lost to the 2A school 28-7. In spite of 80 yards in penalties against the Tigers, the Cats could not stop Goliad's running game.

The Wildcat score came on a 45 yd. run by quarterback Jacob Garcia in the second quarter. Shown are Steven Perez (23) and Joe Ragusin (63) on defense.

Nixon-Smiley will be in Wildcat Stadium Friday for a 7:30 game. The 2A Mustangs are 1-1 with a win over Flatonia and a loss to Three Rivers.

For a full recap of the game see Yorktown News-View.

 

Sat
07
Sep

Gobblers outrun Victoria West 35-28

 

  Cuero grabbed its first win in the first home game topping the Victoria West Warriors 35-28 Friday night.
  D’Anthony Hopkins had 202 yards rushing and four touchdowns with D’Andre Gallagher scoring on a 17 yard run to complete Cuero’s win. Shown is Hunter Doggett (52) and Triston Barefield (34)
  Cuero will travel to Beeville for its third outing Friday at 7:30 p.m.
 
  For complete details see The Cuero Record.
Wed
04
Sep

Cross country teams compete in Palacios

 

The Cuero Cross Country team competed in a one and a half mile course Aug. 31 in Palacios. Fourteen teams were present.
 
The varsity girls competed against 68 runners. Alex Villafranca placed 5th with a time of 10:17. Jocee Bennett placed 7th with a time of 10:19 and Dixie Blackwell placed 8th with a time of 10:20. 
 
The varsity boys competed against 70 runners. Ben Villarreal placed 34th and Chant Parker placed 38th.
 
Several junior high runners placed in the top five. Three of the four JV girls medaled.
Wed
04
Sep

Gobblers to host Victoria West Warriors Friday

 

Cuero’s Gobblers will be looking for their first win and maybe a little payback against the Victoria Warriors at Gobbler Stadium Friday. The game starts at 7:30.
 
Victoria West outran Cuero 40-19 last year. The Warriors completed their season with a 5-5 record and are returning 11 starters from that squad.
 
In their first game, the Warriors edged Lockhart 35-34 in Victoria last Thursday.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.

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