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Mon
11
Jul

Mexia Hullum advances to TTAS State Tournament

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Fri
08
Jul

Dave Campbell magazine places Blackcats third

Less than a month from now, the Mexia Blackcats football team will be back out on the playing field for the 2016 season.

By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
The annual Dave Campbell Texas Football magazine has finally hit the shelves here in Central Texas.
This year’s edition has predicted the Mexia Blackcats will finish third in District 9-4A DII in the preseason selections, while Lorena and Fairfield are listed in the No. 1 and 2 slots, respectively.
Rounding out the six-team district is Robinson at No. 4, Waco Connally in at No. 5 and Salado No. 6.
Mexia finished the 2015 football season with 7-5 overall record (3-2 in District 7-4A DII) and made it to the area round of the playoffs.
Senior Jaylen Gipson returns to lead the offense at quarterback after throwing over 1,800 yards and running for more than 700.

Fri
08
Jul

Boy’s Texas Teenage baseball district tournaments start Monday

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Fri
08
Jul

Frosh, JV, 7th, 8th football schedules set

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2016 Mexia’s freshman and junior varsity football revised schedules are as follows:
Aug. 12 – at Palestine (Scrimmage)
Aug. 18 – Rockdale (Scrimmage)
Aug. 25 – at Athens (Fr. 5:30 p.m./JV 7 p.m.)
Sept. 1 – Teague (Fr. 5:30 p.m./JV 7 p.m.)
Sept. 8 – Groesbeck (Fr. 5:30 p.m./JV 7 p.m.)
Sept. 15 – at Waco La Vega (Fr. 5:30 p.m./JV 7 p.m.)
Sept. 22 – Caldwell (Fr. 5:30 p.m./JV 7 p.m.)
Sept. 29 – OPEN
Oct. 6 – at Lorena* (Fr. 5:30 p.m., JV 7 p.m.)
Oct. 13 – Waco Connally* (Fr. 5:30 p.m., JV 7 p.m.)
Oct. 20 – at Salado* (Fr. 5:30 p.m., JV 7 p.m.)
Oct. 27 – Fairfield* (Fr. 5:30 p.m., JV 7 p.m.)
Nov. 3 – at Robinson (Fr. 5:30 p.m., JV 7 p.m.)
*District game

Wed
06
Jul

Star-spangled batters

Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
T-ball player Ian Gore heads back to the dugout at the end of an inning during all-star game festivities Monday afternoon, July 4, at Mexia City Park.
Apparently Johnny Ingram, left, found a way to attack the famous “Crane” kick as demonstrated by Colby Sterling, right, during the coaches’ game played Monday, July 4, at Mexia City Park.
Zachary Klosterman, right, applies the tag to get the sliding base runner out at second during the coach’s game played Monday, July 4, at Mexia City Park.
Korean and Vietnam veterans Paul Russell, left, and Jimmy Gore, right, threw out the first pitch prior to the start of the t-ball all-star game on July 4.
This youngster keeps his eye on the ball while attempting to make the catch during the t-ball all-star game played Monday, July 4, at Mexia City Park.
Taking time out from his job at the Krusty Krab, SpongeBob SquarePants took part in the all-star game festivities on July 4 here in Mexia.
This young lady was decked out in pink from head-to-toe as she put the ball in play during the t-ball softball all-star game played Monday afternoon, July 4, at Mexia City Park.
Purple power to the fences as this youngster lofts one in that direction during the t-ball softball all-star game played Monday, July 4, at Mexia City Park.
Tons of great t-ball softball all-star action was seen by fans in attendance as the young ladies put on quite a show Monday, July 4, at Mexia City Park.

Former Blackcat Darius Dorsey makes contact for one of his famous bunt hits during the coach’s softball game played Monday, July 4, at Mexia City Park.

Tue
05
Jul

Coolidge’s Smith named Tribune’s ‘Athlete of the Year’

Coolidge’s Delvin Smith, shown here at the state track meet in May, was just named the Waco Tribune’s Athlete of the Year. (Contributed photo/Scott W. Coleman)

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Tue
05
Jul

Coolidge football schedule set for 2016

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Tue
05
Jul

Wortham football looks east

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Fri
01
Jul

Playoff season starting for Mexia Baseball/Softball Assoc. teams

By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
The regular season is over for Mexia Baseball/Softball Association teams after this week’s playoffs to see who would represent the city in the upcoming Texas Teenage Baseball/Softball district tournaments scheduled for July 4 and July 11.
First and second place winners moving on to district play include:
T-ball - Kendrick Johnson - H&R Block and Luis Navarro - Jerry’s Tire House
Boy’s Machine Pitch - Coby Sterling - STV Communications and Lee Banks - Mexia Rotary Club
Boy’s 14U - Doug Allen - Dick Scott Ford/Farmhouse Restaurant, Tre’ Craig - Mexia Pump and Motor/McDonalds/Taco Bell/Jerri’s Grocery Mart/True Value/Triple M Services
Girl’s 15U - Brian Hullum - Farm Bureau Insurance
As stated earlier this week, Mexia Hullum will be playing in the District 6 15U softball tournament, beginning on July 4 at Jewett/Leon.

Fri
01
Jul

Latest edition of Texas Football running late

The 2016 Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine should be arriving soon. (Image: texasfootball.com)

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