Sports

Thu
15
Jan

Cuero Powerlifting teams start competition

By Tim O’Malley
The Cuero Record

The first meet of weights clamoring with grunts and yells started with the Gobbler’s powerlifting teams at Yoakum on Jan. 10.

The girl’s powerlifting team competed against eight other schools and placed fifth overall with 12 points.

Angela Galindo came back after a year off. While she was a sophomore she was a qualifier to regionals. Familiar with the routine she came back placing first in her weight class of 123. Her total lift was 545 pounds.

Sierra Fernandez has moved up a weight class and placed eighth in the 132 weight class. Her total lift was 425 pounds. She has made improvements in her bench press and deadlift.

Shilo Gaitan has returned from last year and has made a 60 pound improvement in the squat and 10 pound improvement in the bench press. Shilo placed third with a total lift weight of 550 pounds.

Tue
13
Jan

Little League to offer camps next month

 

Tue
13
Jan

Lady Gobblers narrowly miss win against Canyon Lake

 

The Lady Gobblers narrowly missed a win against the Canyon Lake Lady Hawks at the Jan. 9 game in Cuero. The Lady Gobblers and Lady Hawks were tied until the fourth quarter (11-11, 22-22, 28-28, and 34-35). Shania Hatter is shown in action at the Jan. 9 home game against the Canyon Lake Lady Hawks. The Lady Gobblers played at Yoakum on Jan. 13. Scores were not available at press time. The Lady Gobblers will host the Gonzales Lady Apaches on Friday.
 
Photo by The Cuero Record
Tue
13
Jan

Gobblers shoot past Hawks for Friday win

 

The Cuero Gobblers improves to a 12-5 overall, 3-0 district record after defeating the Canyon Lake Hawks 49-35 at home on Jan. 9.
 
The Gobblers wasted no time taking the lead in the first quarter 13-6. As the game progressed Cuero picked up the tempo adding another 17 points to the board ending the first half 30-17.
 
The third quarter was strange as both teams had low scores on the board. Cuero scored only two points from free throws. But it was not for the lack of trying, hitting only 13 percent of their shots. 
 
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Tue
13
Jan

Wildcat's slow start led to loss against Shiner

The Yorktown Wildcats had a three point game difference in the second and third quarters combined but with a slow beginning they lost to Shiner 39-71 at home on Jan. 9.

In the first half the Wildcats made a good attempt with pass plays and a strong defense under the basket. They simply could not score during the first quarter with only three points to Shiner’s 22 points. By the second quarter Yorktown improved their game playing heads up ball with a 14-15 score. The first half ended with Yorktown behind 17-37.

During the opening of the second half the Wildcats went to full court press. Ethan Queen made some good passes in the paint to Nathan London. It was only a two point game in the third quarter with a score of 14-16.

By the fourth quarter the Wildcats started to float the ball. Shiner took advantage with several steals limiting Yorktown to eight points in the fourth and ending the game 39-71.

Tue
06
Jan

Lady Gobblers win 1st district game

 

Lady Gobblers took Wimberley at home on Jan. 2 by the skin of their teeth for their first district win with a score of 45-43. 
The Lady Gobblers are now 16-7 overall with a district record of 1-1.
 
Cuero will play Canyon Lake at home on Jan. 9 at 8 p.m. The Lady Gobblers will then travel to Yoakum to play the Lady Bulldogs on Jan. 13.
 
Stats: Mary Kate Kruger: 3 rebound, 4 points; Martina Stavinoha: 3 assists, 1 steal, 6 rebounds, 9 points; Missy Odom: 6 rebounds, 8 points; Jaslynn Mathis: 1 steal, 6 rebounds, 17 points; Chelsea Veit: 3 assists, 3 steals, 4 rebounds, 4 ponts, 1 block; Kyra Johnson: 1 rebound; Chelsea Fuchs: 2 points.
 
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Tue
06
Jan

Gobblers win Wimberley game, 55-53

 

The Gobblers robbed Wimberley of a win after coming from behind with a score of 55-53 at home on Jan. 2.
 
The Gobblers were behind at the end of the third quarter 32-41 never seeing the light of day. Cuero coach Clint Coles changed up the defense to force Wimberley to shoot outside. Cuero took advantage of the missed shots to rebound and started to close in. Wimberley was up 48-44 until D’Andre Gallagher shot a three pointer to make it a 48-47 game.
 
Cuero forced a turnover and D’Anthony Hopkins added two more points to the boards taking the lead 51-48.
 
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Tue
30
Dec

2 Lady Gobblers earn all-state honors

 

LONGVIEW - The 2014 Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Volleyball Team was  released on Wednesday. The team was selected by Texas Sports Writers Association members based on nominations from media members and coaches from around the state.
 
Middle blockers Kaelen Sievers and Martina Stavinoha of Cuero High School made the honorable mention list. 
 
Elsewhere in the district, middle blocker Latrice Brown of Yoakum High School, also made the honorable mention list.
 
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Tue
23
Dec

12 teams commit to Gobbler Relays

 

Tue
23
Dec

Gobblers win Moulton Tournament

The Cuero Gobblers won the Moulton Tournament 4-0 held on Dec. 11-13. Colby Ebrom was chosen MVP. D’Andre Gallagher, Grant Diebel and EJ Johnson were chosen all-tournament team. Front row from left, Jacob Stock, D’Andre Gallagher and Grant Diebel; second row, Zech Hopkins, Claudio Gonzales, Viren Vora, Donavon Rickman and Adam Simpson; third row, Colby Ebrom, D’Mond LaFond, Jared Vernor, E.J. Johnson and D’Anthony Hopkins. Photo by Tim O’Malley/The Cuero Record

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