Area School and Sports

Hounds suffer another loss

The News-Courier staff KNOX CITY—Coach Jordan Carter believes his nine-player baseball roster, including Kyleigh Hernandez, are battling through the adversity of lopsided setbacks and getting better because of it. The Greyhounds were shut out, 17-0, by Eula last week after four different pitchers gave up 16 walks. Eula clinched second place while Baird locked up…

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Carlie Willison earns three gold medals

By James McAfee SAN ANGELO—Munday senior Carlie Willison swept the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meter races to earn three gold medals last week in the Region II Class 1A track meet at LaGrand Stadium at Angelo State University. As a result, Willison qualified for the state meet scheduled for May 8th at Mike A. Myers…

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County athletes headed to regional

By James McAfee Knox County will be well represented by up to 40 athletes, including alternates for the relays, at the Class 1A regional track competition scheduled today and Saturday at Angelo State University in San Angelo. The 3,200 race is scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday with the preliminaries for field events and running events…

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Four cagers earn honors

The News-Courier staff MUNDAY—After advancing to the playoffs, four Munday High basketball players received individual honors for their play. Senior Carlie Willison, who averaged 19.8 points, 11.3 rebounds, 8.2 assists and 4.8 steals a game, was named all-region and academic all-state by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, selected for the Red River 22 girls…

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4 MHS netters advance to regional

The News-Courier staff VERNON—A pair of Munday High doubles teams advanced to the 1A regional tournament, scheduled April 26-27 at Angelo State University, by finishing as runners-up in the District 16-1A tournament. Allie Willison and Karley Myers bowed to the Crowell duo of Moya and Trainham (6-4. 4-6, 6-4) in girls doubles while Chris and…

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Hacker sweeps hurdles races

By James McAfee MUNDAY—Austin Hacker swept the hurdles races in the area competition, clocking a 17.43 in the 110 and a 43.54 in the 300 as the Knox City Greyhounds finished third with 87 points. He also ran a leg on the 4×200 relay unit that finished second with a 1:37.47 Teammate Bryson Callaway also…

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Carlie Willison wins three as Mogulettes claim title

By James McAfee MUNDAY—Carlie Willison swept the longer races to score 30 points and lead the Munday Mogulettes to the track and field team title in the Class 1A area competition at Phillip McAfee Memorial Track Monday afternoon. Munday outscored Roby 119-111. Willison ran a 2:34.65 in the 800 meters, a 5:48.25 in the 1,600…

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Moguls win 4×400 relay to capture area title

By James McAfee MUNDAY—The Munday Moguls knew they had to win the final 4×400 relay…and for Roby not to finish fifth or better…to win the area track championship at their own Phillip McAfee Memorial facility on Monday. They did just that. Christopher Garcia grabbed the lead on the first lap, then Keon Taylor, Junior Martinez,…

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Houndettes win 15-1A 800 relay

By James McAfee ROBY— The Knox City foursome of Melanie Ruiz, DNae Hacker, Kaylee Kinney and Kyleigh Hernandez posted a 1:52.22 to win the 4×200 relay in the District 15-1A track meet here last week as the Houndettes finished third, trailing Aspermont and Roby. The same foursome also advanced to the area meet April 12…

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