Sports

Mon
11
Jul

More than football

By Robert Proctor

Wimbledon, Euro Cup, Summer Olympics and everything in-between: they may only be a filler, as many await the much-anticipated start to the ensuing football season. For some though, the lawn at the All-England Tennis Club brings excitement; European football, or soccer as we refer to it in America, is much more than kicking a ball into a net and the Summer Olympics only come along once every four years, so you should soak in each event. 

 

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Mon
11
Jul

Gobbler football season preview

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football pegs the Gobblers to once again reach the state semifinals and face West Orange-Stark. Following are the capsules which appeared in the Texas Football Magazine for District 15-4A DII: Aransas Pass Panthers - Coach: Ryan Knostman. Lettermen R/L: 30/20. Starters returning O/D: 6/6. 2015: 8-4 3A DI area finalist/5-0 district. Players to watch: QB D.J. Roberson, RB Tim Weekley, RB/DB Gilbert Arismendez, DT Jordan Lancaster, OLB Banya Owen. 

 

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Mon
04
Jul

Wilson making third appearance at AAU National Junior Olympics

BY TIM O’MALLEY

Nordheim’s DanielleWilson will advance to theAAU National Junior Olympics again this year hosted at Humble Stadium in Humble on July 27 throughAug. 6. Wilson’s journey started at district qualifiers held in Rutledge Stadium in Converse on June 24-25. She placed first in the discus with a throw of 74 feet and fourth in shot put with a throw of 24 feet-7 inches. Wilson had an off day at the regional meet on June 29 through July 2 at Rutledge Stadium scratching twice in discus but still advanced with a throw of 63 feet-7 inches placing fourth. The competition was tougher in the shot.

 

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Mon
04
Jul

Koricanek finishes 3rd in South Texas Junior PGA Tournament

Wyatt Koricanek, senior atYorktown High School recently competed in a two day golf tournament held at the The Club at Comanche Trace in Kerrville June 27-28. Koricanek placed third in the tournament with a two day total of 147 (three over par). Wyatt is also a member of theAmerican Junior GolfAssociation and was invited to compete in the UnderArmour/Jordan Spieth Championship Qualifier on July 3 held at Flintrock Falls inAustin. The championship will be held July 5-8. 

 

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Mon
27
Jun

Cuero 7-on-7

Cuero High School hosted a 7-on-7 State Qualifying Tournament on Friday, June 24 at Gobbler Stadium. Teams attending included Bloomington, Goliad, Hallettsville, Marion, Falls City, George West, El Campo and Cuero. 

 

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Tue
21
Jun

C of C 4-person scramble golf tourny close by three strokes

Yorktown Chamber of Commerce had their 4th annual four-person scramble golf tournament on June 18 at the Yorktown Country Club. The tournament had 22 teams this year. Eight teams teed off at 8 a.m. and 14 teams at 1 p.m. Course contest winners were: Closest to the pin-Ricky Hilbrich. Straightest drive for the men was Jake Hughes and for the women was LaFran Budge. Rolando Hernandez won the longest drive for the men and Michele War was for the women.

 

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Mon
20
Jun

Cuero Select Track Club

The Cuero Select Track Club competed in several track meets over the weekend. On Thursday, June 16, they competed in the Gonzales Summer Track and Field Meet. 

Following are the results: Miley Franke- long jump, 3rd, 7’6”. Haley Franke- long jump, 3rd, 10’9”. Karli Franke- long jump, 5th, 7’9”. DaShawn Winters- long jump, 1st, 13’9”. Jacob Franke- long jump, 3rd, 10’10”. Amaryon Greenwood- shot put, 7th, 16’11”.

Haley Franke- 1st, 100 low hurdles. T’Auna Herron- 1st, 100 low hurdles, 100, 200, 200 low hurdles. Karlie Franke- 4th, 100, 1st, 200 low hurdles, 3rd, 200. Isia Herron- 1st, 100. Miley Franke- 1st, 100, 2nd, 200 low hurdles, 3rd, 200. DaShaun Winters- 1st, 100, 100 low hurdles. Jacob Franke- 4th, 100, 2nd, 200 low hurdles, 4th, 200. Amaryon Greenwood- 3rd, 100.

On Saturday, June 18, they also competed in the South Texas AAU Summer Track Texas Open Meet at Converse Judson in San Antonio.

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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