Sports

Tue
26
Mar

Franke finishes seventh in state meet

 

   Derek Franke competed at the Division III THSPA State meet on March 23. Out of 15 powerlifters in his weight class of 198, Franke came in seventh place with a total lift of 1,420 pounds. Franke squated 530, bench pressed 360 and dead lifted 530. It was his second best lift of the season by ten pounds.
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Wed
20
Mar

Franke state-bound in lifting

 

Franke, a senior in Yorktown High School, will be competing in the state finals in powerlifting. This will be his first time to compete at this level.
Franke will be competing in the 198 pound weight category. During his last performance at regionals, Franke benched 360 pounds, squated 525 pounds, and deadlift 520 pounds for a total lift of 1,405 pounds, earning him fourth place. 
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Wed
20
Mar

Pullin receives hall of fame honors

 

The Texas High School Coaches Association has announced Larry Pullin as one of the 2013 inductees into the THSCA Hall of Honor.  
Larry Pullin began his head coaching career at Floresville in 1970 after spending five years as defensive coordinator at Lubbock Coronado.
He moved on to Cuero from 1980-85 and compiled a 51-19 record with several playoff seasons and the 1985 state finals where the Gobblers fell to Daingerfield.  
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Wed
20
Mar

CHS track teams place in Palacios Relays

The Cuero varsity track team traveled to compete at the Palacios Shark Relays on March 15. The girls were successful taking third place against 12 teams. The boys were also successful taking fourth place against 20 teams.

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Wed
20
Mar

Lady Gobblers 1-1 in district

 

On March 15 the La Grange Leopards came to visit the Lady Gobblers. It was not the Lady Gobblers’ night as they walked away with a loss 0-10.
In the top of the first inning, the girls played solid defense. Chelsea Veit picked up the first out with an infield pop up. Tiffani Shellenbarger was hit a grounder to get the out at first for the second out. La Grange’s third batter hit a pop up foul ball behind the catcher, Coutney Clark, where she caught it with ease. Three up, three down.
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Wed
20
Mar

Lady Gobblers win golf tournament

 

On March 11 the Cuero golf team competed in the San Marcos Invitational held at the Quail Creek golf course in Victoria.
Early in the season Cuero had their struggles. “We did much better this week. Both teams improved greatly,” said coach Colin Toot.
The Lady Gobblers competed against 19 teams and sailed through winning the tournament with 390. 
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Wed
20
Mar

Kitty Kats dominate Runge game

 

On March 8 the Kitty Kats traveled to play the Runge Yellow Jackets and removed their stinger winning 9 to 3.
Yorktown dominated the entire game offensively and defensively.
Sam Niemeier tossed a two hitter, had 12 strikeouts with no walks.
Laycee Guerrero and Ashley Fitts each had three hits. Reagan Cunningham had two doubles. Sam Niemeier had two hits with one double. Victoria Pena and Shelby Franke each had one hit.
On March 11 the Kitty Kats traveled to play the Pettus War Eagles.
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Wed
20
Mar

Wildcats baseball team ends preseason, 1-5

 

The Wildcats baseball team were to travel to Hawkins on March 13 for their last preseason game. However, the Hawkins team only had two ball players to play due to spring break so they had to forfeit. Yorktown ended their preseason with 1-5.  
On March 19 the Wildcats played Shiner for their first district game at home and will play away against Weimar on March 22.
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.
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