Whitesboro head coach Nick Hiebert was not pleased with how his team played in its first matchup against Callisburg, but in the second meeting Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Lady Cats had a better performance.
After winning their home tournament Red River Invitational, the Gainesville Leopards soccer team had another litmus test last week in the Midwestern State University Showcase.
Callisburg’s Landon Condiff is used to filling up the stat sheet with points, but his shot just wasn’t falling at his usual rate in a critical road matchup against Whitesboro.
The Gainesville Leopards soccer team didn’t have the best start to hosting their home tournament last weekend when they needed a last-minute penalty kick to take down Denton Ryan for a 1-0 victory, but as the Red River Invitational progresses, the Leopards picked up steam.
The first go-around between Muenster and Collinsville in early December was utter domination by the Lady Hornets as they skated to a 93-31 win to begin district play.
The Muenster Hornets built a double-digit lead by the second quarter and held it for much of the game, but the Collinsville Pirates made a late charge and forced Muenster to come up with some key plays down the stretch.
The Collinsville Pirates were without a large chunk of their team Friday, Jan. 15, when they traveled to Muenster for a district showdown.
It was a tall task for the Era Lady Hornets to take down the No. 1 ranked Muenster squad, but despite the 64-21 defeat Tuesday, Jan. 12, there were some key lessons learned as Era transitions to the second half of district play.
The usual gravitas of the Muenster and Era rivalry wasn’t quite there, but that didn’t keep both teams from battling it out Tuesday, Jan. 12.
It wasn’t their usual district blowout, but the Callisburg Wildcats took care of business on the road against Paradise in a 59-49 victory on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
The Whitesboro Lady Cats came so close to knocking off Ponder to claim the top spot in District 10-3A on Friday, Jan. 8, when they fell 56-52.
Through the first three quarters of the game, the Muenster Hornets hung with the potent Lindsay offense, finding their own offense with efficient outside shooting.
Coming off their first win of the season in which they potted four goals, the Gainesville Leopards’ offense dried up Friday, Jan. 8, against Denton Ryan.
The first few minutes of their game were touch and go, but after a timely timeout, the Muenster Lady Hornets righted the ship and blew the doors off their matchup against Lindsay on Friday, Jan. 8.
Last season’s playoff run came to a swift halt for Lindsay at the hands of Muenster as the Hornets trounced the Knights 55-25 in the Class 2A regional quarterfinal round for the second consecutive season.
Defense wasn’t the problem for the Gainesville Lady Leopards. When they hit the pitch to take on former district rival Anna, they only gave up one high-level goal.
The Muenster Hornets had a slow start to the season. They dropped their first four games, but aside from their opening loss to Slidell, the other three losses were by close margins.
A sporadic start to the season has led to some uncertainty for the Era Lady Hornets, but recently they have picked up their game and made strides both offensively and defensively.
The Valley View Lady Eagles have had their share of ups and downs this season. Valley View nearly stole its matchup against Whitesboro last week, but the Lady Eagles came up just a point short in a 41-40 defeat.
The game was in the balance throughout the fourth quarter. Whitesboro’s unbeaten district record was in severe jeopardy, but when it boiled down to crunch time, the Lady Cats had enough answers to spell Valley View’s comeback attempt as they held on for the 41-40 win Tuesday, Dec. 29.
The Valley View Eagles are in a building mode right now. They made the jump from Class 2A to Class 3A this season and find themselves in a difficult District 10-3A with the likes of Callisburg, Boyd, Paradise, Pilot Point, Ponder, S&S Consolidated and Whitesboro.
The first district game for the Whitesboro Bearcats was a glimpse of what they could be, but it still ended in a loss to Callisburg.
The Gainesville Lady Leopards’ first official game isn’t until Monday, Jan 4, against Anna, but they are still sharpening their skills in a few preseason scrimmages.
The Era Lady Hornets found themselves in a non-district battle Tuesday, Dec. 22, against Breckenridge. Era led by just a point at halftime and the Lady Hornets were able to outscore the Lady Buckaroos by three in the second half to hold on for a 37-33 victory.
The Gainesville Lady Leopards are still a work in progress and their district isn’t doing them any favors. Gainesville matched up with first-place Melissa on Tuesday, Dec. 22, and while the Lady Leopards fell 74-17, there were flashes of positivity and growth.
District 13-2A is the Muenster Lady Hornets’ to lose. Muenster is rolling through district and picked up its third win with a 71-20 flattening of Chico on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at home.
The Gainesville Leopards outscored Henrietta in the second half and looked to have found a winning formula, but unfortunately a lackluster first quarter proved to be too much to overcome as the Leopards fell 68-59 on Monday, Dec. 21.
The season didn’t start ideally for the Whitesboro Lady Cats as they struggled to find a win early in non-district play. But in the past eight games, Whitesboro has been on fire.
Creeping out to a slow start and trailing after the first quarter, the Callisburg Wildcats stuck their chest out the next two quarters.
Despite falling behind to Callisburg by double digits midway through the third quarter, the Whiteboro Bearcats clawed back and outscored the Wildcats in the final quarter.
Most of the Muenster Hornets had their eyes glued to the TV on Wednesday, Dec. 16, for the Class 2A Division II state championship that the saw three-time defending champion Mart Panthers take on Windthorst.
In just their second game of the season, the Muenster Hornets are still ironing out the kinks. The Hornets played closely with Nocona throughout the first three quarters, trailing by one point at 15-14 headed to the fourth quarter.
Winning wasn’t as easy as it has been lately, but the Callisburg Wildcats picked up two more wins on Friday and Saturday to move to 10-0 on the season.
The Muenster Lady Hornets began district play with a bang Friday, Dec. 11. Two school records were set as they trounced Collinsville 93-31 to move to 10-0 on the season.
The Era Lady Hornets came up short in a loss against Whitesboro on Tuesday, Dec. 8, but despite being unable to overcome the third-quarter deficit, Era head coach Don Neu went into the locker room and lauded his team for its fight and tenacity.
Days after the Muenster football team’s season ended at the hands of Windthorst, the Hornets’ basketball team’s season has begun.
The Whitesboro Lady Cats found themselves in a dog fight after the first half of their home showdown against Era on Tuesday, Dec. 8.
The Muenster Lady Hornets basketball team is days away from the beginning of district play. Muenster will host Collinsville on Friday, Dec. 11, in a newly-aligned district with new opponents.
The Gainesville Leopards were without their leading scorer on Friday, Dec. 4, and Saturday, Dec. 5, but several players stepped up and bolstered the Leopards’ offense.
The Callisburg Wildcats continued their excellent start to the season Friday, Dec. 4, with an 87-39 victory over Collinsville to move to 6-0.
The Muenster Hornets have made a tradition out of playoff football in December. Their matchup against Windthorst on Thursday, Dec. 3, marked the fourth straight season the Hornets advanced to at least the fourth round of the playoffs.
Taking a lead from the jump, the Gainesville Leopards never trailed, but were also never in full control of their tilt against Whitesboro on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
All looked lost and out of reach for the Valley View Eagles, but play by play and bucket by bucket they crept back in their showdown against Saint Jo on Friday, Nov. 27.
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- BREAKING: County launches COVID-19 vaccine signups
- New director starts at CCUW
- Commissioners postpone county judge appointment
- Callisburg holds off late charge from Whitesboro for key district victory
- Commissioners to discuss county judge vacancy
- Commissioners appoint Starnes as new county judge
- GHS to keep doing remote learning this week
- Junior livestock show auction raises more than previous year
- Federal funding available for NCTC students