Area Sports

Eagles roll over tribe 67-0

By Tracy R. Mesler The Holliday Eagles took advantage of every opportunity Friday night dismantling a Nocona Indian team and eliminating Nocona’s slim play-off hopes with a brutal 67-0 thrashing. Offensively the Indians could not establish any consistency against Holliday’s first team managing just eight first downs in the contest and 96 yards of total…

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Little Dribblers Sign-up underway

2020 Little Dribblers Registration is open thru Nov. 26. Ages are 1st grade thru 6th grade for boys and girls. If you have any questions, please call or text 940-841-2020. Sign Up online @ www.noconayouthleague.com  

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CT Rodeo among tops in prize money

The 2019 Chisholm Trail Rodeo earned the 17th highest paying rodeo in the UPRA out of 433 sanctioned rodeos. This was only achieved because of our great sponsors and fans! We want to give a big THANK YOU to our community and businesses that believe in this event and help us keep Rodeo alive in…

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Lady Dogs repeat champions

The Prairie Valley Lady Bulldogs wrapped up the District 9-1A title Tuesday night defeating the Gold-Burg Lady Bears in straight sets 25-10, 25-9, 25-14. Because of the limited number of schools 1A and 2A schools playing volleyball, the University Interscholastic League combines both enrollment classifications into districts for regular season play then separates the 1A…

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Bowie cruises past Lady Indians

By Tracy R. Mesler BOWIE – With playoff seedings already determined, all the volleyball teams from Nocona and Bowie had to play for was pride, and Bowie’s desire to finish the District 8-3A race undefeated prevailed in a straight-set win 25-22, 25-16, 25-19 over the Nocona Lady Indians last Tuesday. Nocona finished the regular season…

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Ladies fall in 5 in bi-district

By Tracy R. Mesler CHICO – At the end it was too many unforced errors that eliminated the 32-10 Nocona Lady Indians from the state play-offs Tuesday night as they fell in five sets to Peaster 17-25, 25-20, 25-23, 20-25, 9-15. For the tribe’s four seniors, outside hitter Ella Nunneley (21 kills, 2 blocks), setter…

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Eagles latest to fall to Lady Indians

Despite all the emotion of “Senior Night,” the Lady Indians methodically took down a solid Holliday Lady Eagles squad Tuesday securing a strangle-hold on second place in the District 8-3A conflict. “I was nervous going into the game because we had been upset in the at Holliday in the first round,” Coach Tiffany Clay commented…

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Ladies sweep Bobcats

CHILDRESS – The Lady Indians locked up second place in District 8-3A Saturday with a solid, methodical win over the Lady Bobcats of Childress 25-13, 25-10, 25-19. Read more in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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Third meeting for Lady Indians-Lady Hounds

For the third year in succession the Nocona Lady Indians and the Peaster Lady Greyhounds will meet in the first round of the Class 3-A playoffs as for the third year in a row Nocona has finished second in District 8-3A, behind Bowie, while Peaster is third in District 7-3A behind #5 Brock (12-1 in…

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Indians overcome Rams, penalties, weather

SADLER – It took just two plays for the Nocona Indians to establish the fact that while the weather conditions might demand a slog-it-out ground game, the tribe was determined to attack the S&S Rams through the air. On the game’s second play, as the Rams rightfully concentrated on senior wide out Jason Sparkman, senior…

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