Aniyah Jelks and Katilyn Gipson battle against Lady Cadet players for the ball during the Ladycats 35-20 bi-district playoff win at Navarro College Monday night. Mexia moves on to face Tatum in the area round. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports With bent rims and poor lighting, the Mexia Ladycats were still able to come away with a 35-20 bi-district win over the Waco Connally Lady Cadets Monday night at Navarro College. Mexia - trailing by one at the end of the first period - held a two-point lead... + continue reading

Wortham’s Elisha Libhart goes for a loose ball during the Lady Bulldogs third place tie-breaker game against the Cayuga Ladycats Saturday afternoon in Buffalo. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Wortham Lady Bulldogs season came to a close Saturday in Buffalo, as they fell to the Cayuga Ladycats in a battle for District 19-2A’s No. 3 spot, 47-35. Wortham - playing without one of their top scorers, Kamarie Freeman, who was unable to play - kept... + continue reading

The Blackcats Draeshaun Hannah breaks away for a slam dunk in the second quarter of Mexia’s big 94-56 win over the Madisonville Mustangs Tuesday night at home. This was the final district game of the season with both teams vying for the No. 2 spot heading into the playoffs. With the win, Mexia gained sole possession of the No. 2 spot and sent the Mustangs all the way down to the No. 4 seed, with Fairfield holding the top spot and Palestine in at No. 3. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Coming into Tuesday night’s game, the Mexia Blackcats (21-8, 5-3) wanted to prove a point against the Madisonville Mustangs that they deserved to be the No. 2 seed from District 18-4A. Evidently, it was more in the shape of a strong statement via the play... + continue reading

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Monday, February 16, 2015
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R.Q. Sims Intermediate School students, l-r, Tyonna Hubbard, 10, Essence Robertson, 10, and Kyra Robertson, 11, show their dancing skills at the auditions for the upcoming Rotary Club Talent Show. Tryouts were held this week for Mexia students from first through 12th grades. + continue reading

Mexia’s Raul Garcia breaks through a swarm of Hornet players during match play Tuesday night at Black Cat Field. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Friday, February 13, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Blackcats soccer team were 1-1 in their last two games over the past week, shutting out the Lorena Leopards on the road, 9-0, but then falling to the Gatesville Hornets at home, 6-2, on Tuesday. Against Lorena, seven different players scored for... + continue reading

Aniyah Jelks and Katilyn Gipson battle against Lady Cadet players for the ball during the Ladycats 35-20 bi-district playoff win at Navarro College Monday night. Mexia moves on to face Tatum in the area round. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Wortham’s Elisha Libhart goes for a loose ball during the Lady Bulldogs third place tie-breaker game against the Cayuga Ladycats Saturday afternoon in Buffalo. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

The Blackcats Draeshaun Hannah breaks away for a slam dunk in the second quarter of Mexia’s big 94-56 win over the Madisonville Mustangs Tuesday night at home. This was the final district game of the season with both teams vying for the No. 2 spot heading into the playoffs. With the win, Mexia gained sole possession of the No. 2 spot and sent the Mustangs all the way down to the No. 4 seed, with Fairfield holding the top spot and Palestine in at No. 3. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris

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Mexia’s Raul Garcia breaks through a swarm of Hornet players during match play Tuesday night at Black Cat Field. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners voted at their Feb. 9 commissioners court meeting to make several improvements concerning the courthouse, approved contracts concerning leasing county equipment and accepting reimbursement for county expenses, and signed off on the... + continue reading
Friday, 02/13/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The No. 23 ranked Mexia Ladycats ended up with the night off Tuesday after both the boys and girls games with Ferris were canceled. The Ladycats (21-8) finished as co-champions with No. 13 ranked Madisonville (22-5), with both teams finishing district play... + continue reading

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Friday, 02/13/15
Mexia Lions Club’s sweethearts clap along to the Hank Williams oldie ‘Hey, Good Lookin’ at the club’s Valentine’s party, held Tuesday evening, Feb. 10, at the Farm House Restaurant. Shown here, l-r, are Bre Gamble, Tejal Patel, Kealey Machacek-Harkless and Katilyn Gipson. To see more photos... + continue reading

The Ladycats Soroya Hollie strides towards the basket for a layup against ensuing Groesbeck defenders during Mexia’s 73-26 road win over Groesbeck last Friday night. Mexia awaits the outcome of the Madisonville-Fairfield game tonight to see if they will be tied with the Lady Mustangs for first place in District 18-4A. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, 02/09/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Right now, the Mexia Ladycats (21-8, 7-1) are in sole possession of first place in District 18-4A after their 73-26 win over rival Groesbeck last Friday night on the road. The Ladycats will await the outcome of the Madisonville-Fairfield game - at... + continue reading

Curk Harris grabs a rebound out of the pack, while his Blackcat teammate (Draeshaun Hannah) prepares to help out if needed. Mexia won the road game against Groesbeck last Friday night, 87-43, to move into a second place tie with Palestine in District 18-4A. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, 02/09/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Groesbeck Goats surprised No. 21 ranked Mexia early in Friday night’s game with a different look offensively, taking a 7-4 lead early in the first quarter. But once the Blackcats regrouped after a timeout Mexia reversed the contest and went on a 24-0 run... + continue reading

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Aniyah Jelks and Katilyn Gipson battle against Lady Cadet players for the ball during the Ladycats 35-20 bi-district playoff win at Navarro College Monday night. Mexia moves on to face Tatum in the area round. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports With bent rims and poor lighting, the Mexia Ladycats were still able to come away with a 35-20 bi-district win over the Waco Connally Lady Cadets Monday night... + continue reading

Wortham’s Elisha Libhart goes for a loose ball during the Lady Bulldogs third place tie-breaker game against the Cayuga Ladycats Saturday afternoon in Buffalo. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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The Blackcats Draeshaun Hannah breaks away for a slam dunk in the second quarter of Mexia’s big 94-56 win over the Madisonville Mustangs Tuesday night at home. This was the final district game of the season with both teams vying for the No. 2 spot heading into the playoffs. With the win, Mexia gained sole possession of the No. 2 spot and sent the Mustangs all the way down to the No. 4 seed, with Fairfield holding the top spot and Palestine in at No. 3. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
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Mexia’s Raul Garcia breaks through a swarm of Hornet players during match play Tuesday night at Black Cat Field. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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'Free' doesn't solve everything In last week's State of the Union address, President Obama announced plans to make two years of college free for everyone. It is a noble idea and in theory very... + continue reading