Area Sports

Indians fall to Alvord

ALVORD – The Nocona Indians fell to the Alvord Bulldogs last Tuesday 39-34. Alvord broake ahead 11-3 in the first period as Nocona was never able to close the gap although they outscored the Dogs 31-28 in the final three quarters.

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Lady Dogs win opener

With only one day to practice after volleyball season ended on Friday, the Prairie Valley Lady Bulldogs used a tight defense to win a low-scoring season opener last Tuesday 19-13 over the Chico Lady Dragons. “I was proud to get the win, even if it was an extremely low scoring game,” commented coach Jeannie Carpenter.…

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Hornets sting Lady Indians

ERA – The Lady Indians saw a 10-point lead going into the fourth quarter evaporate when Era’s Brianna Knabe poured in 17 of her 23 points in the fourth period to lead the Lady Hornets to a 50-45 upset of Nocona. Both teams entered the contest state ranked, , by the Texas Girls Coaches Association,…

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Girls race past Burk

The Nocona Lady Indians’ three-headed monster of senior guard Trystin Fenoglio, junior forward Averee Kleinhans and sophomore post Karlee Brown took a hit – to Brown’s ankle – early in the fourth period when Brown fell to the floor yelling in pain as her running layup attempt was sandwiched by a pair of Burkburnett Lady…

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Indians, Gauna bomb Panthers

By Tracy R. Mesler Try as they might early in the third quarter Friday night the Nocona Indians could not shake the Paradise Panthersas the Indians’ lead kept fluctuating between 6 and 9 points. The tribe followed senior Jason Sparkman into a 16-6 first period advantage as the quick post/forward hit from mid-range. Meanwhile Carter…

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Indians down Archer City

ARCHER CITY – The Nocona Indians opened their 2019-20 campaign with a solid 56-45 win over the Archer City Wildcats Tuesday night. Sophomore guard Adam Meekins led the tribe with 14 points, nailing a trio of three-pointers in Nocona’s 20-point first period to seize control of the contest. Read more in this week’s edition of…

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Kleinhans tops Nocona’s All-District honors

Averee Kleinhans District 8-3A MVP District 8-3A champion Bowie dominated the All-District honors while runner-up Nocona fared will in the post-season accolades. With Bowie’s straight set defeat at the hands of #4 Boyd last Tuesday, the district’s coaches released the selections. Nocona, Holliday and Henrietta all were defeated in the first round of the state…

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Blum eliminates Lady Dogs at regionals

By Tracy R. Mesler MIDLOTHIAN – Another year of firsts came to an end Friday afternoon in a dog and cat fight as the Blum Lady Cats downed the Prairie Valley Lady Bulldogs in straight sets 25-15, 25-18, 25-10 in the semi-finals of the Region II-1A Volleyball Tournament. Too many unforced errors by Prairie Valley…

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Carpenter leads All-District for PV

District 9-1A champions Prairie Valley Bulldogs dominated the All-District awards released by the coaches after the district’s final play-off representative, Prairie Valley, fell in the regional semi-finals to state semi-finalist Blum. Sophomore Emily Carpenter was named the District MVP with three teammates joining her on the superlatives list” senior Shelby Roof was named the Offensive…

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Lady Indians cage Lions

The Nocona Lady Indians won their second regular season basketball game Friday in as many attempts as the girls transition from volleyball to basketball by defeating Class 4A Vernon 78-55 The Lady Indians exploded with a 28 first period as Indians connected on five 3-pointers, two by junior Sydi Messer and one each by Trystin…

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