Area Sports

Ladies pummel Tigerettes

For two sets the Lady Indians made the Jacksboro Tigerettes look like a junior varsity squad steam rolling the visitors 25-13, 25-6 scoring from virtually every spot on the court. “The first two sets I was pleased with our unforced errors as we only allowed them to score 19 points total,” coach Tiffany Clay commented.…

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Nocona defeats Venus 40 to 20

By Tracy R. Mesler VENUS – In the longest regular season road trip in four decades, the Nocona Indians bulled, sprinted and smote their way past the Venus Bulldogs 40-20 Friday night to even their season record at 1-1. Read more about the win in next week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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Lady Indians down Knights

The Nocona Indians managed to squeeze past Class 2A powerhouse Lindsay Tuesday, but not without some struggles as the tribe still tries to smooth out its defensive assignments. A state finalist in 2018, Lindsay is working through a remolding year settling on a new rotation. Read more in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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Lady Bulldogs win Goldburg Tourney

The Prairie Valley Lady Bulldogs won the Goldburg Tournaemtn over the weekend defeating Graford 25-20, 25-15, host Goldburg 25-11, 25-23 and Perrin 25-14, 25-22. Lady Bulldog Emily Carpenter was named Tournament MVP while Shelby Roof and Veronica Guttieriez were named to the All-Tournament team. Read more in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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Jackets pound tribe

“We’ve got a lot of work to do,” Indian head coach Rick Weaver said Friday night after watching his Nocona Indians suffer through a 52-0 drubbing at the hands of the Boyd Yellowjackets. “We had good effort,” Weaver complimented, but break downs in communication, blown assignments and difficulties in executing the shotgun snap left the…

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Ladies fall in Buckle-Up finals

  The Lady Indians found themselves squaring off against a pair of state finalists, back-to-back without rest, as they advanced to the finals of the Gold Division of the 20th Annual Buckle Up for Lane Tournament. The Lady Indians report card on that monster non-district test? A respectable, but disappointing, 1 win and 1 loss.…

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JV Boys excitement completes Indian sweep

By Tracy R. Mesler While Nocona swept first in both the varsity and junior varsity boys’ divisions at the Nocona Cross Country Meet Thursday at Indian Oaks Golf Course, the JV crown came down to a head to head matchup between – the fifth-place runners. Runners from Bowie’s junior varsity may have gone first and…

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Ladies survive wounded Trojan squad

WINDTHORST – The Lady Indians methodically rolled past an injury-depleted but dangerous Windthorst Lady Trojan team Friday in straight sets 25-23, 25-22, 25-19. The Lady Trojans a Class A/2A powerhouse for more than two decades, has been struck, hard, with injuries losing two players to knee injuries and another to a broken leg. But the…

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Sissies take down Indians in five

Coach Tiffany Clay succinctly summarized the root cause of Tuesday’s frustrating five set loss to the Bridgeport Sissies. “Again, our serving killed us the first set,” she said as the #15 ranked Lady Indians fell 26-24 in the opening set by committing 8 service errors (to 4 by Bridgeport). Bridgeport walked into the Nocona Middle…

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Lady Indians win Nocona XC Meet

By Tracy R. Mesler Running in what may have been the first ever cross country meet at Indian Oaks Golf Course Thursday, the Nocona Lady Indians led by Kylie Rose, captured the varsity girls’ team title placing four runners in the top five. Rose turned in a time of 13:23.1 over the 2-kilometer course while…

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