Sports

Tue
27
Aug

Lady Gobblers lose Edna round

 

By Tim O’Malley
Cuero Record
 
It was not how the Lady Gobblers wanted it to come to an end but the Edna Cowgirls won in five.
 
Cuero played Edna at home on Aug. 20 in one of those matches where no one knew who was going home the winner.
 
Cuero won the first match 25-19. In the second match Edna dominated 25-15. Cuero dug in and won the third match 25-18. It looked like the Lady Gobblers found their groove but managed to give the match to Edna 25-14. With the game tied they both opted for the tie-breaker. Edna won 15-9.
 
Coach Rebecca Riojas-Fryer said, “We just need to finish games. They have so much potential. We can’t allow a couple of mistakes to bring us down.” 
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Wed
21
Aug

Kats take Industrial Tourney

 

It may be early in the season but there is great hope that this team may go as far, if not further than the 2008 team. All lights are green as they are undefeated and won the Industrial Tournament.
 
Coach Dierdra Alexander said, “This team reminds me of the 2008 team. We have one good player and a lot that go with her. It is senior heavy like in 2008 and that plays big roles. They are all playing for the last time.”
 
Aug. 14-16 the Kitty Kats volleyball team traveled to Industrial to compete in the Industrial Tournament. The results were as follows with Yorktown vs :
 
Read more at YorktownNews-View.com
 
Tue
20
Aug

No. 17 La Vernia give Lady Gobblers first loss of season

 

On Aug. 15 the Lady Gobblers traveled to La Vernia. Cuero came home with their first loss in the season.
 
La Vernia, who has been ranked 17th in the state in the TGCA preseason volleyball poll, took the win in three games; 14-25, 14-25, 21-25. 
 
Unlike the game against Palacios, the Lady Gobblers did not show up defensively; 43 digs and 6 blocks. Justyce Turner, Jaslynn Mathis and Emmarie Johnson played strong defense with a combined 25 digs. Martina Stavinoha had 5 of the team’s 6 total blocks.
 
The Lady Gobblers JV and freshman teams both lost in two games each.
 
Aug. 14 the Lady Gobblers traveled to Palacios to bring home their second win in four games. Cuero 25-18, 23-25, 25-17, 25-21.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Wed
14
Aug

Nordheim Track team come back as Junior Olympians

 

The Nordheim Track Club traveled to compete in the AAU Junior Olympic Games held at Olds-Marshall Track, Rynearson Stadium at Eastern Michigan Stadium on July 27-Aug. 3 in Ypsilanti, Mich.
 
Competing in the girls 4x100 relay 17-18 years old were Daija Williams, Kendalyn Naranjo, Alyssa Leister and Eliza Metting. The girls placed 29th with a time of 53.89 seconds.
 
Leister competed in the women’s long jump 17-18 years old placing 50th against 85 athletes. She jumped 15’9.5”
Tue
13
Aug

Walker medals in AAU Jr. Olympics

 

  On July 27-Aug. 3 the Cuero summer track team traveled to Ypsilanti, Mich. to compete in the 2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games held at Olds-Marshall Track, Rynearson Stadium at Eastern Michigan Stadium. 
  Eighteen athletes went to compete in 12 events. One athlete, Khori Walker came back a medalist in the boys high jump 15-16 years old.
 
Khori Walker, a sophomore at Cuero High School placed eighth in the boys high jump at the 2013 AAU Junior Olympics.
 
To read more see this week's The Cuero Record
Tue
06
Aug

Kats begin with top 10 rank

 

It was midnight madness as 25 high school girls showed up for their first session of two-a-day volleyball practice at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 5. The girls open this season ranked ninth by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.
 
With the lights out to help the girls focus, head volleyball coach Diedre Alexander gave them the vision for this year, “redemption.”
 
Coach Alexander said, “Every year we come in here and it feels new. It’s a new start. A new school year. We set new goals. Why do we do that? We are good every year. Why do we want to forget that we are good? Why do we want to forget what we learned last year?”
 
 
To read more go to www.YorktownNews-View.com
Tue
06
Aug

Shooting Sports travel to San Antonio for state competition

 

Six members of the DeWitt County Shooting Sports team traveled to San Antonio’s National Shooting Complex recently for the 4-H Texas State Shooting Championship.
 
DeWitt County 4-H Shooting Sports was organized in 2009 and has approximately 15 4-H members from age 9 to 17 that practice on a regular basis.
 
Those competing in the state championship in San Antonio included Brighton Blain and Mason Meyer in the intermediate competition and Travis Tarius, Travis Zavesky, Jordan Hartman, Colin Pietsch and Mathis Sternadel in the senior competition.
 
Competing at state in the senior division from DeWitt 4-H Shooting Sports were, from left, Mathis Sternadel, Colin Pietsch, Travis Zavesky, Jordan Hartman and Travis Tarius.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
06
Aug

STEG athletes bring home 7 medals

 

Six students from the South Texas Elite Gymnastics and Cheer traveled to Kansas City, Mo. to compete in double-mini trampoline, tumbling and trampoline at the U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling national championship on July 3-10. They brought back seven medals and two national champions.
 
For the last 10 years Chad Ganaway, owner/operator and coach of South Texas Elite Gymnastics and Cheer, has brought back a national championship.
 
“Going into the finals I was thinking that the winning streak was over,” Ganaway said. “Eventually the winning streak was going to end and I thought that this year it was it. There is no way for us to win.”
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
06
Aug

Metting, Watson, Treybig pulling to go to championships

 

Tue
30
Jul

Friday golf tourney benefitting Carter

 

   There will be a benefit 9-hole golf tournament at Cuero Golf Course benefitting Larry Carter. “Quick 9 for Larry Carter” will be held Friday, Aug. 2, starting at 3 p.m. and the entry fee is $30 per person.
   The format will be two or three person blind draw. Golfers can play in their own groups and the blind draw will be after the tournament.
   There will be a $5,000 hole-in-one prize sponsored by JHC Insurance - Will Carbonara.
   There will be food, fun and prizes and longest drive, closest to the hole.
   Sign-up will be at the pro shop at the golf course. For more information contact the pro shop at 361-275-3233.

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