Sports

Mon
20
Jun

State Lineman Challenge

On June 18, Cuero High School lineman from the upcoming season’s (2016) football team came in first place at the qualifying finals for the lineman challenge in San Marcos.

They plan to compete June 25 in Abilene for the state championship at Hardin Simmons University. Fundraising is needed for transportation, rooms, food and registration fees.

For more information, contact Isabel Patton at 361-564-7868, Haynes Searcy at 903-722-4936 or Finnian Patton at 361-243-2013.

Pictured from left are, front row Josh Elliot, George Melgoza, Caeveon Patton, Will Denton, David Garza, Chance McElroy, back row Diego Hernandez, Haden Haas, Nick Searcy, Jayden Anzuldua and Bryan Bitterly. Not pictured is Phillip Taylor. They are coached by Jordan Hataway and Clint Coles.

Mon
13
Jun

Cuero Select Track Club

The Cuero Select Track Club has started its 2016 track season. The Club is entering its fourth year. Their mission is “to allow young athletes to follow their dreams, build their future and to reach their full potential in life. The athlete’s track practices are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Gobbler Stadium. 

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Mon
13
Jun

Cuero hosts Crossroads All Star game

By Robert Proctor

Four 2016 graduates of Cuero High School competed one more time together on the softball field in Cuero on Friday, June 10. Courtney Clark, Chelsea Fuchs, Ashley Liendo and Emma Stanfield were selected to the 6th annual crosroads all star game. The former Lady Gobblers all played for the red team and were joined by players from Victoria West, Victoria East, St. Joe, George West and Refugio. Rudy Diaz of St. Joe and Courtney Rigamonti of Victoria East coached the red team. 

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Mon
13
Jun

Back-to-back CCA tourney champions

Coastal Conservation Association Texas (CCA-Texas) held their annual interchapter fishing tournament on June 11 at Aransas Pass. Winning for the second consecutive year was the Guadalupe Valley Chapter. Pictured in front from the left: Jay Bramlette and Stacy Cordes. Back row: Darrell Cordes, Greg Graham, Bobby Lane, Paul Lucas, Eric Draper, Robert Caskey, Cliff Weber and Chuck Howard. .  . 

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Thu
09
Jun

Gobblers open 7-on-7 with 2 wins

Cuero High School earned two wins in their first 7-on-7 action of the season on Tuesday, June 7 at Victoria Memorial Stadium.

The Gobblers defeated Victoria West, 22-6, and St. Joseph, 16-6.

Juniors Bralen Taylor and Drew Riemenschneider both saw time at quarterback. Cuero is looking for a new signal-caller this fall to replace Elex Martinez who graduated and will play college football for the University of Mary Hardin Baylor Crusaders.

Sophomore receiver Jordan Whittington scored three touchdowns, one on defense and two on offense in the two games.

Cuero, Victoria East, Victoria West, El Campo and St. Joseph will play again Tuesday, June 14 at Memorial Stadium.

Memorial Stadium will host an eight-team tournament on Thursday, June 23.

Tue
07
Jun

6 Gobblers earn All-District honors

District 26-4A baseball has announced all-district selections for the 2016 season. La Vernia and Navarro led the district with eight selections each followed by Wimberley (7), Cuero (6), Gonzales (3), Yoakum (1) and Canyon Lake (0).

Cuero had three 1st-team nods, two on the 2nd-team and the newcomer of the year.

Doston Whitifield was named the newcomer of the year in his first season with the Gobblers. Garrett Veit, Joey Baker and Cole Payne were named to the 1st-team, while Jeremiah Diaz and John Rodriguez were selected to the the 2nd-team.

Veit, a junior, was the top choice at shortstop. Baker, who recently graduated and will attend Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio on a baseball scholarship, was an outfield selection. Payne, a sophomore pitcher and infielder, was one of three 1st-team utility players.

Sophomores Diaz (outifeld) and Rodriguez (designated hitter) also earned all-district accolades.

Tue
07
Jun

Clark, Dunn selected District MVPs

It was a record-setting season for the Lady Gobbler softball team, not only on the field but with the whole team being named to the Academic All-District team. Cuero had two MVPs, two 1st-team selections, one 2nd-team selection, five honorable mention selections and 12 Lady Gobblers named Academic All-District. Senior shortstop Courtney Clark was the offensive MVP, while sophomore pitcher and outfielder Regen Dunn was defensive MVP. Junior third baseman Maegan Pakebusch and senior outfielder Ashley Liendo were also named to the 1st team.

 

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Tue
07
Jun

Anderson, Julian offered sports scholarships

BY TIM O’MALLEY 
YORKTOWN NEWS-VIEW 

Nordheim’s William Kyle Anderson and Elijah Cole Julian have seen their dreams take new heights after being contacted by colleges to award them a scholarship to continue their education. Anderson said, “I was really excited about what the future might be and helpful that it will work out.”

 

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Wed
01
Jun

Kitty Kats defeat Lady Cubs 19-15

BY TIM O’MALLEY

TheYorktown Junior High School Kitty Kats had a strong first three innings which was the determining factor for the win against the Kenedy Lady Cubs on May 24 at home with a score of 19-15. Yorktown coach Stephen Gowens said, “We had a fantastic outing. Our defense really stepped up and our girls had some really hot gloves.

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Tue
31
May

Barrera is athlete of the year

On Thursday, May 19 the Cuero ISD Special Education Dept. held their Celebration of Achievement and Awards Ceremony at the Cuero City Park Clubhouse. During this ceremony, Peggy Schorre, Head of Delegation for Cuero ISD Special Olympics, honored each Olympian with a Participation Certificate and a Volunteer Certificate was given to those who helped during practices and attending track meets. At the end of the presentations, Ms. Schorre announced Samuel “Sammy” Barrera as the Athlete of the Year for 2015-2016. Sammy participated and competed at the Area level in Bocce, Basketball and Athletics. He won a total of three gold medals, four silver medals and two bronze medals during competitions throughout the year.

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