Area Sports

Ladies feast on Leopard pitching

GAINESVILLE – The Lady Indians knocked the spots off the Gainesville Lady Leopards last Tuesday and very well may have set a school record for runs scored Tuesday winning 36-5 thanks to 29 hits. Laci Stone picked up the win surrendering five runs, three earned, while striking out three and walking three in three innings…

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Hirschi walks off 7-6 winner

WICHITA FALLS – After rallying to tie the game in the top of the seventh, the Nocona Indians left the field Tuesday disappointed when a hit batter for the Wichita Falls Hirschi Huskies stole second and third and scored the winning run on a single to down the tribe 7-6. Read more in this week’s…

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Poolville tourney suspended

POOLVILLE – The Nocona Indians split their first two games in the Poolville Tournament as the Covid-19 virus and the University Interscholastic League took control of Texas high school athletics. The final two days of games were cancelled. Read more in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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Kleinhans named to TGCA All-State and All-Star Teams

Nocona junior Averee Kleinhans was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Associations’ Class 3A All-State Team last week. Additionally, she has been named to the TGCA All-Star Team and will play in the exhibition match this summer along with other juniors including recent foe Torrye Tyler of Brock in a team of all stars from…

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Lady Indians down Hornets

The Lady Indians rattled their bats Monday but were unable to sustain a seventh inning rally falling to the Muenster Lady Hornets 14-11 in a game which featured 23 hits and 11 errors between the two teams. Junior pitcher Laci Stone was tagged 14 runs, but only 6 of which where earned, while striking out…

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Tribe downs Wildcats

  Vinit Patel pitched the Nocona Indians to a 10-4 victory over the Callisburg Wildcats Monday allowing just 2 earned runs on six hits, walking one and striking out nine. Kooper Hansard had one inning of relief securing a strike out. Nocona batters showed patience at the plate walking 8 times including three walks by…

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Kleinhans 8-3A MVP; three Indians 1st Team

st This year junior Nocona guard Averee Kleinhans did not share the District MVP honors with anyone. As a sophomore, Kleinhans and Childress’ Grace Foster shared the MVP honors as the two teams split the home-and-home season. This year there was no sharing, as Nocona swept through District 8-3A undefeated as thus dominated the All-District…

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Sanger’s tribe down’s Nocona’s

It took the Sanger Indians a couple of innings to solve sophomore Kooper Hansard and the Nocona Indians, but once they did, scoring four earned runs in the top of the third inning, Sanger ran away with a 19-0 non-district match-up. Offensively, the Indians struggled managing just five hits, all singles by Colton Evans, Hansard,…

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Lady survive area round

GRANBURY – The Lady Indians had to reach deep to advance to the third round of the state basketball playoffs. A 16-point lead late in the second quarter evaporated during the worst third period of Nocona’s season. Normally the Lady Indians storm out of the half-time locker room either totally controlling the action, or, more…

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