Sports

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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Tue
20
Sep

Cross Country visits Moulton

Cuero High School and Junior High attended the Moulton Cross Country meet on Saturday, Sept. 10. The top runners were Brooke Wendel, who placed sixth for 8th grade girls and earned a medal; Alexis Whitt placed 22nd for the varsity girls and Ben Villarreal placed 29th for varsity boys. Pictured are from left, front row, Stephen Migura, Ben Villarreal, Sam Uresti, middle row, Teresa Garza, Alexis Whitt, coach Michelle Crowson, Dixie Blackwell, Brooke Wendel, back row, Will Green, Cole Alcorn, Payton Walk and Tom Vandeveer.

 

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Tue
20
Sep

Lady Gobblers split matches

Lady Gobbler volleyball split their two non-district matches last week. After losing to St. Joseph on Tuesday, Sept. 13 (17-25, 12-25, 10-25), they defeated the Gonzales Apaches Friday night in straight sets (25-10, 25-12, 25-22). Despite the defeat against the Lady Flyers, head coach Whitney Coles was pleased with her team’s performance.

 

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Tue
13
Sep

Yorktown Wildcats snag 28-7 win over Bruni Badgers, now 3-0 for season

Yorktown Wildcats -- 28. Bruni Badgers -- 7. Check! The Yorktown Wildcats can mark another win on their list. “Excited” was the term used by Athletic Director and Head Football Coach John Caffey to sum up the Wildcats’ win against Bruni this past Friday night, stating the team had marked the schedule at the beginning of the season as a game to win. “It was a good game,” Caffey said.

 

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