Sports

Tue
11
Oct

D’Anthony Hopkins receives NJCAA national accolade

Cuero High School graduate and current Blinn College running back D’Anthony Hopkins had an unforgettable night Oct. 1 against the third-ranked Tyler College Apaches of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Hopkins totaled 369 rushing yards and four touchdowns in helping the Buccaneers to a 50-35 win over Tyler College.

 

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Tue
11
Oct

Gobblers tested in district-opener

District started last Friday night, Oct. 7 for the Gobblers with a tough road test in Sweeny. After falling behind 3-0 in the first quarter, Cuero was down at halftime for the first time this season. Three plays into the second half Bralen Taylor found the end zone on his first of three second half touchdowns, and the Gobblers held on for a 21-18 victory. Coach Travis Reeve knows the significance of going on the road in district.

 

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Tue
04
Oct

Yorktown Wildcats ready to rumble at first district game Friday

Yorktown News-View Heading into district play with a season record of 5-1 and a district record of 0-0, the Yorktown Wildcats are ready to rumble this Friday in the first district game in the season against the Weimar Wildcats. Kick-off time is set for 7:30 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium.

 

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Tue
04
Oct

Back to 0-0 for the Gobblers

Since starting last season 2-4, Cuero has won 12 of their last 14 games entering this season’s district campaign. The Gobblers will have the opportunity to avenge one of those two losses in two weeks when they head to Sinton. Before Cuero meets Sinton, though, in a key district game, they will have to continue to improve each week and clean up some things.

 

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Tue
04
Oct

A different kind of Friday night lights

By Jocelyn Villafranca

Cuero Gobbler stadium hosted its annual powderpuff game Friday night, Sept. 30. The sophomores and seniors, Daddy’s Baddies, faced off against the freshmen and juniors, Queen Bee’s. Senior quarterback Maegan Pakebusch rushed for a total of 130 yards and scored three touchdowns for the Baddies. “It’s pretty awesome, and it was a lot of fun,” said Pakebusch. Senior Cassie Rossett rushed for a total of 65 yards and a touchdown.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

Yorktown Wildcats shut out Woodsboro Eagles to take 55-0 Homecoming win

Yorktown Wildcat Cy Strieber set the tone for the game against the Woodsboro Eagles Friday night at Wildcat Stadium. Strieber strutted 53 yards for a touchdown in the middle of the first quarter, the first of many for the night. Strieber went on to add four more scores to his credit during the game, while Wildcat Ja-MelWade added a couple of his own, including an awesome 69-yard punt return. By the time the game was done, the Wildcats totally shut out the Eagles 55-0, sealing a 2016 Homecoming win. Score was 28-0 at halftime with the Wildcats securely in the lead.

 

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Tue
27
Sep

Gobblers defeat Columbus, start season 5-0

For the first time since the 2009 season, Cuero has opened the season with an unblemished non-district campaign, starting 5-0. The Gobblers concluded non-district competition with 41-7 win over the Columbus Cardinals. “It feels good,” head coach Travis Reeve said of the start to the season. “Our kids have worked hard. To be 5-0, I think it’s the first time in awhile that we’ve finished non-district undefeated. I’m just proud of our kids.”

 

 

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Tue
20
Sep

Yorktown Wildcats suffer last-second 21-23 loss to Stockdale Brahmas

With the scored tied at the half (15-15) and taking the lead fairly early in the third quarter (21-14), the Yorktown Wildcats suffered at heart-breaking loss when the Stockdale Brahmas scored on a last-second field goal to take the win, 21-23. Wildcat Reagan Billings kicked off the game, with the Brahmas receiving the ball. Wildcat Kyle Schultz, Ryan Zuniga, Ja-Mel Wade, Logan Romans, and Brian Metting went in for tackles before the Brahmas kicked the ball back. Romans ran it up the middle and Wildcat Cy Strieber added a carry, good for a first down. Wildcat Jayden Webb had a couple of carries before connecting with Wade for a touchdown with 7:46 left on the clock. Billings’ extra-point kick was good, Wildcats took the lead, 7-0.

 

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Tue
20
Sep

Defense continues to pave the way for Gobblers

Putting points on the board is always exciting in any sport, but a dominant defense may be even more impressive. Cuero continued with their defense first mindset in a win over rival Gonzales last week, 43-0, moving to 4-0 with one non-district game remaining. Head coach Travis Reeve reiterated the Gobblers’ defensive presence in games.

 

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Tue
20
Sep

Columbus preview

For the fourth consecutive season, Cuero will play the Columbus Cardinals in a non-district matchup. The Gobblers have won two of those three games with Columbus winning last season in Cuero, 21-14. Cuero leads the all-time series, 15-6, dating back to 1938. Before last season, the Gobblers had won six straight meetings, ranging back to the 1997 season.

 

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