Category: Sports

Starting Strong: Lady Bulldogs Rank Third in Tournament

Wortham competed in the Westwood Volleyball tournament and placed third. The Lady Bulldogs were seated fifth after pool play on Thursday, August 11th. Wortham played Jacksonville Saturday morning at 8 and won in two games. 25-11, 25-22. Kate Vogel lead the team with 3 aces, 1 block, 2 digs and 8 kills. Kayla Landsford had 2 blocks, 2 digs, and 3 kills; Cassidy Harris had an ace and 3 digs; Jayde Hamilton had one ace and 6 assists; and Darcy Taylor had 5 assists. Wortham then played Rusk (number one seat), coming out strong with the upset of the first win of 25-22. Then, lost the next two games 25-10 and 25-15. Kate Vogel again lead the team with 1 ace, 2 blocks, 7 kills, and 9 digs. Kayla Landsford had 2 kills and 8 digs; Hallie Fautt shut down Rusk’s offense in the first game with 7 digs for a total of 10 digs; Jayde Hamilton had 3 digs, 1 kill, 2 aces and 6 assists; Cassidy Harris had 2 aces and 1 dig; Bri Samuels had 1 kill and 1 dig; Sterling Gentry had 1 dig; and Darcy Taylor had 4 assists. Wortham Lady Dawgs then played Westwood for third. Wortham lost in three games to Westwood in pool play. Wortham volleyball team came out strong with two wins 25-21 and 25-16 taking home the third place trophy. Kate...

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Tournament Highlights

Fairfield defeated Centerville in the 3rd place game 25-17, 26-24. Aaryn Scires 11 kills, 6 blocks, 4 digs, 6/6 serving; Domica Shed 7 kills, 2 blocks; Caroline Richmond 15 assists, 6 kills, 13 assists, 4 digs; Claire Partain 18 assists, 7 digs, 6/7 serving, 1 ace; Cali Gawryzewski 15 digs, 10/10 serving; Sara Richmond 10 digs, 9/9 serving; Katie Henrichs 4 digs, 8/9 serving; Tanna Lide 3 kills, 3 digs; Maddie Gallegos 1 kill, 4 digs. Semifinal loss to Corsicana 25-17, 11-25, 13-25. Aaryn Scires 10 kills, 11 blocks; Domica Shed 6 kills, 3 blocks; Caroline Richmond 17 assists, 3 kills, 3 blocks; Claire Partain 22 assists, 3 digs; Cali Gawryzewski 18 digs, 12/12 serving; Sara Richmond 8 digs, 10/11 serving; Katie Henrichs 6 digs, 5/5 serving; Tanna Lide 4 kills, 2 digs; Maddie Gallegos 4 kills, 4 blocks. Round one win over Anderson-Shiro 25-14, 25-13. Aaryn Scires 8 kills, 3 blocks; Domica Shed 6 kills, 2 blocks; Caroline Richmond 11 assists, 3 kills, 3 blocks; Claire Partain 14 assists; Cali Gawryzewski 10 digs; Abby Teer 2 kills, 2 digs. Pool play: –Fairfield beat New Waverly 25-10, 25-22 –Fairfield beat Normangee 25-10, 25-16 –Fairfield beat Rockdale 25-14, 25-13 Season Record is 5-2. Fairfield Junior Varsity finished second in their tournament losing to Midlothian Heritage 22- 25, 20-25. The Freshmen placed second as well, losing to Rockdale in 3 sets,...

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Texas Winter Series Comes to Freestone Raceway

  17th Annual Event Begins December 31, 2016   Freestone County Raceway, L.L.C. is pleased to announce the 17th Annual AMA FMF Texas Winter Series (TWS) schedule.  The season kicks off every year on the Freestone Raceway national track New Years Eve weekend and 2017 is no exception.  It is also exciting to announced the new order of venues along with welcoming a new track into the series. The series kicks on December 31, 2016 through January 1, 2017 at Freestone Raceway with round 2 at Swan Raceway MX Park on January 7th and 8th.  Village Creek MX Park has been moved up to round 3 on the weekend of January 21st and 22nd. Freestone County Raceway is pleased to welcome to the series Johnsonville MX Farm for round 4 on February 4th and 5th.  April and Cole Johnson have worked to bring a backyard feel to the Loretta Lynn qualifiers in recent years showing their ability to provide a racing surface worthy of being a part of the AMA Texas Winter Series.  The series will then conclude with round 5 at Freestone Raceway on February 25th and 26th.  The final round at Freestone also serves as the warm-up race to the James Stewart AMA Spring Championship in March. The format for the series has been the same for 17 years.  All small bikes race their 2-moto format on...

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Get a Copperhead Run T-shirt — Register by Friday, Aug. 12th

  The Fairfield High school cross-country teams invite you to participate in the Annual Copperhead Run. The 5K Run will take place on Saturday, August 20th at 8:30 a.m. behind the softball field. To enter you must fill out a registration form. To receive a free t-shirt you must pre-register by August 12th. Entry fee for pre-registration is $20.  Race Day entries must be entered by 8:15 and will cost $25. You can also enter as part of a 5 person team! The Copperhead Run also offers the entry option of sleeping in. You can donate to the cause but stay in bed the day of the race. Sleep in participates are asked to email to receive their t-shirt. Send or drop off entrees at Fairfield HS Girls Athletics, 615 Post Oak, Fairfield.  You may also email a scanned copy of form to Make checks available to Fairfield HS Girls Athletics. $50 cash will be awarded to Adult Overall winners. Awards will be handed out for 1st-3rd place winners in each 5 year age group. Team awards will also be given to 1st – 3rd place winners. All proceeds will benefit Fairfield Cross Country Teams. See you at the starting...

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Meet the Home Town Teams — Eagles, Lions & Bulldogs

  August means Back to School AND High School Sports. Come out and meet the hard working athletes of your favorite home town teams. FAIRFIELD EAGLES Eagle Club is inviting the Community to attend an outdoor pep rally at Eagle Field on Thursday, August 11 at 8:00 p.m. Grab a slice of watermelon as you are introduced to Football, Volleyball, and Cross Country team members as well as the Fairfield cheerleaders and the Grand Band from Eagleland. Young Fairfield fans, up to 6th Grade, may sign up for the Bleacher Creature program at this event.  Bleacher Creatures receive an Eagles t-shirt, free admission into the football (home) games, and will run out onto the field with the Varsity teams.  Cost is $25. TEAGUE LIONS A Community Pep Rally for Teague Lion fall sports teams will be held on Thursday, August 11th at 8:00 p.m. at Lion Stadium. Student athletes participating in Football, Volleyball, Cross Country, Cheerleading and Band will be introduced, along with the entire Teague Lion Coaching staff. Admission is free for this event. WORTHAM BULLDOGS The Back to School Bash will be held Monday, August 22nd at the Bulldog Gym beginning at 7:00...

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