Area Sports

Lady Indians swipe win from Gainesville

By Tracy R. Mesler The Gainesville Lady Leopards probably wanted to file a theft complaint as they left the NHS Gymnasium Tuesday night for the Lady Indians seemed capable of stealing the ball every time Gainesville touched it as the Indians easily downed their foes 67-26. And the thievery could have been worse, but coach…

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Lady Indians pummel Mustangs

CITY VIEW – With their defense limiting the outgunned City View Lady Mustangs to single digits all four quarters, the Nocona Lady Indians opened District 8-3A action with a solid 78-37 win Friday night. The Indians sat junior guard Sydni Messer, who was under concussion protocol. Nocona erupted for 27 first period points as Nocona’s…

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Hischi maul tribe

The Wichita Falls Hirschi Huskies stormed past the Nocona Indians Monday 59-36. A 19-7 first period explosion gave the Huskies all the cushion they needed to hold off the Indians as Nocona connected on just 11 field goals in the game against the athletic Class 4A team. For more on this game see this week’s…

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Leopards best cold Indians

By Tracy R. Mesler The Nocona Indians were unable to buy a basket Tuesday night falling to Class 4A Gainesville 51-45. The tone for the evening was quickly set for Nocona when normally deadly Jason Sparkman went 0 for 4 from inside five feet as he would end the night with just 10 points on…

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Alumni sought to face Indian baseball team

Calling all Nocona High School ex-hardballers. Feel like taking a swing again, running the bases, or making a throw: The 2020 Alumni Baseball Game is set for Saturday, Feb. 22, at 12 p.m. at Bob Storey Field. It will feature the alumni facing the 2020 Nocona Indian baseball team. Would you be able to run…

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Late free throws seal win for Lady Indians

Chloe Daughtry snares another offensive rebound from taller Aledo defenders. By Tracy R. Mesler Averee Kleinhans brought the Lady Indians back from a 15-point deficit Friday night while senior Trystin Fenoglio calmly sealed the 61-56 over the Aledo Lady Bearcats win by hitting both ends of three one-and-one situations in the closing minutes of the…

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Indians rally to down Knights

Adam Meekins drives past a Lindsay defender. By Tracy R. Mesler After trailing 15-11 after one period to the taller Lindsay Knights, the Nocona Indians used tight defense and timely outside shooting counterbalancing it with slashes into the paint to down the Knights 47-36 Friday night. The Knights pulled out to the early lead thanks…

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Ladies overcome Midlothian Heritage

GLEN ROSE – The Lady Indians played their second of two road contests at Glen Rose on Tuesday as they thrashed Class 4A Midlothian Heritage 52-39. “Again, undersized at every position, I loved how hard we battled in this game,” praised coach Kyle Spitzer after the contest. “Our shots were falling early, and our defense…

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Ladies fall in overtime

GLEN ROSE – The Lady Indians saw the host Glen Rose Lady rally to force overtime tripping the Indians 62-59 in overtime. “Overall, I thought we played well,” commented coach Kyle Spitzer following the match. “We shot the ball well. Our offense looked good. Our defense was solid. “We were undersized at every position, but…

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Tribe handles Tigers

WHITEWRIGHT – The Nocona Indians plowed past Whitewright Monday in preparation for the Thanksgiving holidays. The Nocona boys prevailed 43-33 behind the in the lane efforts of senior wing/post Jason Sparkman who lead all players with 12 points. While Sparkman was dominating the paint, senior guard Carter Horn provided a trey while sophomore guard Lyndon…

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