Sports

Fri
15
Mar

Means participating in all-star game Saturday

 

Austin Means, a senior at Cuero High School, has been selected as one of the top basketball players in Texas and invited to participate in the 14th Texas Roundup All-Star game to be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 in Maypearl, Texas. 
The Texas Roundup, considered one of the state’s most prestigious events, selects the state's top 24 boys and 24 girls from class 1A, 2A and 3A schools. Players selected are chosen from hudreds of nominations statewide. Recruiters across the state participate as advisors in the Texas Roundup selection process. 
Admission to the game is $5. Maypearl is located on FM 66, approximately 10 miles west of Waxahachie and 15 miles north of Hillsboro.
Tue
12
Mar

Vision brings Havard to Wildcats

 

Justin Havard, head baseball coach for  the Yorktown Wildcats, grew up around Round Rock and like most young boys, his summers were filled with little league baseball and dreams of becoming a professional baseball player.
Havard grew up playing shortstop and pitcher. By the time he started playing in high school he threw out his arm during his sophomore year. He resorted to his next love, football, where he played wide receiver.
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View.
Tue
12
Mar

YHS track team participates in Refugio meet

 

Yorktown had three students go to the Refugio track meet on March 7 and made their mark for personal best and for the new school record.
Derek Franke competed in the shot put and discus throw. Franke was a little shy in his shot put throw from his last meet by 4’4 but still manage to take third with a throw of 40’8. However, he made history in the discus as he broke the school record breaking Larry Vasbinder’s with a 143’7.
Tue
12
Mar

Wildcats lose Kenedy game

 

The Wildcats baseball team faced Kenedy away on March 5 for a loss of 19-3.
“Kenedy is the best team we have seen so far. I would even go on a limb to say I will be surprised if you do not see them in the state tournament this year,” said Coach Justin Havard. “Kenedy is well coached and fundamentally sound.”
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View.
Tue
12
Mar

Kitty Kats looking for the win

 

The Kitty Kat softball team came up on the short side of the scoreboard against Three Rivers on the night of March 4 away by an 8 to 1 count.  
Caitlin Seifert and Morgan Campos each had two hits for the Kats, while Lacee Guerrero and Shelby Franke added one hit each.
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View.
Tue
12
Mar

Franke advances to state in powerlifting

 

Derek Franke traveled to Bishop to compete at the boy’s region 5 district 3 championship meet on March 9 and qualified to advance to state competition.
At the regional meet Franke benched 360 lbs., squatted 525 lbs., and dead lift 520 lbs for a total weight of 1,405 lbs. placing him fourth in his 198 lb. weight division.
Read more in this week's edition of the News-View.
Tue
12
Mar

Golf teams play in Wimberley

 

The Cuero Gobblers and Lady Gobblers played at the Quick Sand Country Club in the Wimberley Tournament March 5 and 6. 
According to Coach Colin Toot it was their worst outing this year as they struggled both days with the cold and windy weather and tight fairways.
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
12
Mar

Lady Gobblers beat Shiner, Ganado teams

 

On March 7 the Lady Gobblers played their first tournament game against Halletsville for the Halletsville Tournament. The Lady Gobblers took their first lost in five innings, 4-2.
In their second tournament game later that day they played against Shiner. Shiner felt their wrath as the Lady Gobblers won 6-3.
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
12
Mar

Gobblers participate in Victoria tournament

 

On March 7-9 the Gobblers played at Victoria Riverside for the Victoria Tournament.
The Gobblers went 2-2 overall in the tournament games against some tough 4A and 5A schools as they prepare for their district games beginning March 16 against Giddings away.
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
Tue
12
Mar

3 Gobblers named to all district basketball team

 

Three Gobblers from Cuero High School were named to the 26 3A All-District basketball team. Sophomore D’Andre Gallagher was named newcomer. Senior Austin Means was named to the first team and senior Caleb Harvey was named to the second team.
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.

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