Category: Sports

Good Showing by Fairfield Tennis Team

The Fairfield Eagles tennis team has performed well with tournaments in Madisonville and Iredell. Braden Bossier took second for the Junior Varsity in Madisonville and the team of Evan Jameson and Noah Van took second in boys doubles play The district tournament was held April 3rd and Fairfield took second in the boys division and overall team standings. Jameson and Van took the first place division and Linda Cain and Payton Carter finised second in mixed doubles. Chris Scott finished third in boys singles in the district race. Look for more in coming editions of The...

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Lady Eagles Softball Victorious Over Madisonville

The Fairfield Lady Eagles grabbed an early lead on its way to a 15-2 victory over Madisonville on Friday. Fairfield scored on a single by Banner Monico a single by Lauran Adcock, and a double by Meaghan Peterson in the first inning. Madisonville took an early lead in the first inning. With one out in the first inning Jai Serguiff drove in one run when she singled. Fairfield took the lead for good with three runs in the first inning. In the first Banner Monico singled off of Brooke Gatlin, driving in one run, Lauran Adcock singled off of Gatlin, driving in one run, and Meaghan Peterson doubled off of Gatlin, driving in one run. Fairfield Lady Eagles 2017 scored seven runs in the fourth inning. Fairfield Lady Eagles 2017 scored on a triple by Peterson, a walk by Rebecca Dunlap, a walk by Margo Measles, and a error. Abby Garcia earned the win for the Fairfield. She pitched four innings, giving up one run, five hits, striking out one, and walking none. Fairfield  had nine hits in the game. Peterson and Monico each collected multiple hits for Fairfield. Measles led the Lady Eagle offense with four runs batted in. She went 1-for-3 on the...

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Fairfield Soccer Season Kicks Off

THE ALIENS OF FAIRFIELD VS. LC United of Buffalo played on Saturday afternoon, April 1, 2017 in a U-8 competition. LC United (maroon team) took the win, 4-0. PLAYERS FROM BUFFALO’S LC United U-6 team attempt to score a goal on the Lil’ Saints as goalie Jaden Rosas keeps his eye on the ball. THE LIL’ SAINTS U-6 SOCCER TEAM (below left)played LC United of Buffalo on Saturday afternoon, April 1, 2017. The team, coached by Bekah Ballard, includes the following players: Jaden Rosas, America Sanchez, Emilio Sanchez, Bransen Nicholson, Zoey Kersten, and Ja’neiyah Davis. (Photos by Nicole...

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County Track Teams Race to District Meet

Teague and Fairfield athletes competed on Thursday, March 30th at a Track meet hosted by Teague High School. Fairfield thinclads will travel to Madisonville for a Track meet on April 6th. Both high schools will travel east the following week for District competition in Westwood and Palestine. (Photos by Melissa...

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TABC Awards Nickleberry Oustanding Coach Award

The accolades continue to pour in for the Lady Lion basketball program. This year’s team made an historic run and different players have been recognized for the achievements on the court and in the classroom The Lady Lions coach, Chris Nickleberry, has racked up a few awards along the way as well including 18-3A Coach of the Year an award he shared with Buffalo’s Jozette Jenkins, Super Cen-Tex Coach of the Year and now TABC’s Dean Weese Outstanding Coach of the Year Award. TABC selects one coach from each region from each classification and then decides one for each classification. “I’m grateful and humbled by this honor there are a lot of great coaches in the state of Texas especially on the 3A level. I want thank God, my players, and Lion Nation that’s what keeps me going as a coach,” said Coach Nickleberry. Coach Nickleberry just completed his 3rd season at the helm as the Lady Lions Basketball Coach. He has compiled an overall record 68 -21, three playoffs births, three District Championships, and three District Coach of the Year Awards. “The Lady Lions program had success before I took over the program I just wanted to take the program to new heights,” he said. Madisonville’s Coach Shana Taylor will also receive this award the 4A classification. Coach Nickleberry will officially receive this award at the TABC All-Star...

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