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Cross Country Team Hits the Ground Running

THE 2016 CROSS COUNTRY TEAM for the Fairfield Eagles, along with their coaches, includes Back Row (left-right):  Coach Naffie Lightsey, Natalia Salazar, Kara Doyle, Braden Bossier, Victoria Donohoo, Britain Bossier, Kailee Marchand and Coach Katie Wade; Middle Row (l-r):  Alexis Rodriguez, Morgan Coleman, Brooke Leatherman, Andrea Jauregui, Michelle Rosales and Ashlyn Partain; Front Row (l-r):  Mac Hendrix, Lisa Amparen, Madison Smith, Joyce Ferguson, Paige Allen and Joey...

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Lady Eagles Set Their Sights on Winning

TAKING THE COURT THIS YEAR for the Fairfield Lady Eagles Varsity Volleyball team are Back Row (left-right):  Tanna Lide, Abby Teer, Clair Partain, Aaryn Scires, COACH Dennis Johnson, Carrington Roberts, Caroline Richmond, Madelyn Gallegos and Dameka Shed; Front Row (l-r):  Katie Henrichs, Cali Gawryszewski, Sarah Richmond and Alexis Rodriquez. Twelve Lady Eagles, making up the 2016 Volleyball team, are sure to excite fans on the court this season. Meet the team… Seniors: –Wearing the No. 5 jersey again this year is Dameka Shed, 17, playing strong side and middle. This will be her sixth year to play volleyball. Her parents are Cynthia and Christopher Shed. She is looking forward to making memories her senior year; and then going to college. —Claire Partain, 17, will don the No. 9 jersey this year as she plays setter and weak side hitter. She is the daughter of Elizabeth and Chris Partain. Claire is in her sixth year of participating in volleyball. –This year’s right side hitter will be Abby Teer, 17, wearing the No. 11 jersey again. She is the daughter of Kelly and Mark Teer. This is her fourth year to play volleyball. Abby will be attending Tyler Junior College following graduation where she plans to enroll in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. —Cali Gawryszewski, 17, is the daughter of Tammy and Bryan Gawryszewski. She will be wearing the No. 16...

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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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