Sports

Wed
04
May

Playoff match-ups announced

Mexia News Staff Report

Wed
04
May

Navarro College Roundup

Baseball
The Bulldogs (22-5, 35-14) swept Bossier Parish, picking up an 8-7 win on Saturday and 9-4, 4-3 wins on Sunday to capture the 2016 Region XIV East Zone championship.
Navarro will close out the regular season this week with three games against Panola.
They’ll play one game today against Panola in Carthage, then back home of Saturday for a doubleheader.
The Region XIV Tournament is scheduled for May 14-18 in Sugarland and the Junior College (JUCO) World Series will again be held in Grand Junction, CO.

Mon
02
May

Owens, 4x200 relay team make state meet

Mexia’s Tee Owens – shown measuring before the start of the long jump at the area meet – won the girls long jump at the Class 4A Region III regional track meet, to move on to the state meet once again.

Mexia News Staff Report

Mon
02
May

Rockettes kick girls to playoff curb

Mexia News Staff Report

The season has ended for the Mexia Ladycats’ softball team after falling in game two of the bi-district playoffs to Class 4A, No. 2 ranked Robinson Rockettes last Friday night, 18-0.
Robinson (30-0-1) took the two-game series and will advance to the area round against Huntington.
Mexia finished district play as the No. 4 playoff seed for District 18-4A and completed the season with an overall record of 10-17-2.
Elsewhere in District 18-4A, No.2 seed Madisonville defeated 17-4A’s No. 3 seed Waco Connally in a one-game playoff, 11-6. The Lady Mustangs advance to the area round to face Rusk.
Meanwhile, Groesbeck fell to Lorena in a one-game playoff, 13-0, and Fairfield lost their bi-district game to China Spring, 15-5.

Mon
02
May

Two place at regionals for Wortham

Wortham’s Zaria Oates and Jordan Lansford won medals for the Bulldogs at the Class 2A Region III regional meet.

Mexia News Staff Report

Wortham track teams competed at the Class 2A Region III regional track meet this past weekend in Palestine.
Lady Bulldog Zaria Oates reached the finals of the 100 meter dash, finishing seventh overall with a time of 12.95.
Oates also placed fifth win the girls triple jump, finishing with a jump of 33-04.
Jordan Lansford competed in the boys shot put and came away with a third place finish with a throw of 44-09.50.
Wortham had eight athletes competing at the regional meet: Oates and Lansford, along with Brooke Salisbury, Lusina Ramirez, Jordan Lansford, Ryan McDaniel, Hallie Fautt and Jayde Hamilton.

Mon
02
May

Lady Yellowjacket 4x100 team earns spot at state meet

Coolidge sent 10 athletes to the Class 1A Region IV regional track meet this past weekend.

Mexia News Staff Report

It was a big weekend for the Coolidge High School track teams as they competed at the Class 1A Region IV regional track meet held at Pflugerville’s Hendrickson High School near Austin.
The Yellowjacket team finished tied for 15th out of nearly 40 schools competing and the Lady Yellowjacket team tied for 11th out of 30-plus teams.
Coolidge will be sending their girls 4x100 relay team of Tionna Kirven, Taysia Kirven, Adrianna Jones and Salma Ortiz to the state meet next week in Austin, after they finished in second place at the regional meet.

Mon
02
May

Former Ladycats now stars at TSU

former Mexia Ladycat athletes Ariel Ballard and Ashley Johnson, who helped Tarleton State University 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay teams set new records last week.

Mexia News Staff Report

Wed
27
Apr

Ladycats off to face Rockettes in bi-district competition

The Ladycats are getting wound up and ready for battle this Friday night, as they face the Class 4A No. 2 ranked Robinson Rockettes in the opening round of the playoffs.

By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
The Ladycats will take on District 17-4A’s No. 1 seed, the Robinson Rockettes, in the bi-district round of the Class 4A playoffs this Friday night at 6 p.m. at Franklin Ranch Complex in Franklin.
This will be a best two out of three series, with game two following after game one at 8 p.m. Game three (if necessary) to be determined.
Mexia finished the regular season 2-6 in District 18-4A and grabbed the No. 4 playoff seed. Overall, the Ladycats are 10-15-2.
The team is capable of exploding for big time runs and has done so several times throughout the season.
Navarro commit McKenzie Bain leads the Ladycat charge, batting .565 for the season with 39 hits, 28 runs and 28 RBI. Of those 39 hits, 25 have been for extra bases, including 15 doubles, eight triples and two homeruns.
Teammate Gentry Renfro has contributed in major ways to the Mexia attack.

Wed
27
Apr

Bulldogs in playoffs after victories against Mart, Riesel

A nice hit by Wortham senior, Kalob Bowden, that allowed for a chain reaction “safe at the plate” slides by VonTray Cooper and then Jayce Black following on a bad throw at home.

Mexia News Staff Report

Mon
25
Apr

Coolidge athletic director announces resignation

Coolidge coach Randall Jones signals in a play while one of his players, Wanya’ Jones, watches from the sideline during one of the Yellowjackets’ games this past season.

By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
Coolidge athletic director/head football coach Randall Jones has tendered his resignation after coaching at the school for the past three seasons.
Jones stated, “I’ve done everything they’ve asked of me these past three years and I have no regrets, It’s just time to move on.”
During his stay as head football coach, the program went from 17 kids his first year to 31 this past season, plus the Yellowjackets managed to play a full junior varsity schedule for the 2016 season. In his first year at Coolidge, the Yellowjackets made the playoffs with a 6-4 record, followed by another 6-4 mark his second year when the team moved into the same district with Abbott and Milford.

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