Sports

Tue
22
Apr

Wildcats play "best game of the year so far"

 

It was described as the “best game of the year so far” when the Yorktown Wildcats baseball team played Flatonia at home on April 14.
 
Yorktown baseball coach Justin Havard said, “Everybody played a roll in [that] game and it looked as if we have finally came together fully. They all understood their roll on the team, from Cy Strieber being a utility player to Michael Rodriguez being our DH. They had some faith and confidence.”
 
Flatonia came out in the first inning and scored two runs. The Wildcats matched them to tie the score 2-2.  In the second and third inning Flatonia scored five more runs without the Wildcats answering back. 
 
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Tue
22
Apr

Kitty Kats make historic comeback in final game

 

Tue
22
Apr

Winning hit in final contest

It was with this hit that Yorktown Kitty Kat Victoria Pena sailed a line drive over second base for the winning RBI to defeat the Kenedy Leopards 12-11 at home on April 15. Read the story 'Kitty Kats make historic comeback in final game.'

Wed
16
Apr

Lady Gobblers advance to state golf tournament

 

The Lady Gobblers golf team are heading to state once again after placing third in the regional golf tournament held at Oso Beach Municipal Golf Course in Corpus Christi on April 15.
 
The Cuero Lady Gobblers will play in the state tournament on April 28 and 29 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort outside Bastrop.
 
The Lady Gobblers are shown after medaling in the District 26-3A tournament held at Riverside Park in Victoria.
 
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Tue
15
Apr

Haley returns to regionals

 

The Nordheim girls golf team, of Emily Jennings, Haley Tilsow, Clarrissa Eaton, and Tessa Green, placed first at the district golf tournament and will advance to regional tournament in Brenham on April 14-15.
 
Nordheim coach Carlton Williams said, “We had the only girls team in the district but Haley Tislow played really well and she made it to regionals last year. Our first year player, Emily Jennings, surprised me for as well as she played.”
Tue
15
Apr

Six Nordheim track athletes advance to regionals

 

The Nordheim girls track team placed second in the 1A-DII Area 31-32 track meet hosted by Tilden on April 10. Five female athletes will compete at regionals in eight events. 
 
For the boys, William Anderson will make his second appearance in regionals.
 
Following are the results of those who placed. The top four places will advance to regionals scheduled April 25-26 at Texas A&M Kingsville.
 
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Tue
15
Apr

Kitty Kats take down Runge in four and half innings

 

The Kitty Kat softball team defeated Runge 13-3 in 4 1⁄2 innings at the local diamond April 8 improving their standing to 5-5 in district and 9-7 overall.
 
Sam Niemeier, with the help of her teammates, tossed a one hitter with six strikeouts.
 
Offensively, Becca Mireles went 2 for 2 with an RBI and 3 runs scored. Morgan Campos went 1 for 1 with 2 RBI's and 3 runs scored. Victoria Pena went 1 for 1 with 1 run scored. Laycee Guerrero went 2 for 3 with 4 RBI's and 2 runs scored. Kendalyn Naranjo went 1 for 2 with 2 RBI's and 1 run scored. Sam Niemeier went 1 for 2 with 1 RBI and 1 run scored. Nadia Pena scored 1 run. Maddie Bryand scored 1 run. Caitlin Wilkinson scored 1 run.
Tue
15
Apr

Lady Gobblers varsity track team named district champs

 

The Cuero varsity girls track team did it again by becoming district champions for the second year in a row in the District 26-3A track meet that was held in Yoakum April 9 and 10.
 
Thirteen girls qualified in 12 events for the area meet that will be held in Sealy Wednesday, April 16.
 
Cuero girl’s track coach Donica Owens said, “Our motto for the week was, ‘She believed she could, so she did,’ and they did. They did an outstanding job.”
 
Several girls have shown improvement in their performance from the meets in the past.
 
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Tue
15
Apr

Four hopefuls advance to regional qualifier meet

 

The Yorktown varsity track teams attended and competed at the 1A Region IV District 29 & 30 Area track meet hosted by Kenedy on April 9.
 
Yorktown’s Sam Niemeier threw her personal best this year in the shot put and discuss qualifying her to go to the regional qualifier in both events.
 
Three varsity boys, Brandon Smith, John Weischwill, and Milam Eckhardt, advanced to regional qualifier to compete in three events.
 
Other notable mention are the varsity boy’s 1600m relay team. They improved their time by 23 seconds. Caleb Schendel had a split time of 51 seconds.
 
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Tue
15
Apr

YHS athletes advance in track

Yorktown Wildcat Milam Eckhardt qualified to advance to the regional track meet in pole vault. Four members of the YHS track teams will compete at the regional level after placing at the area meet in Kenedy. News-View photo.

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