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Hounds keep up the pressure with another district win

By Zach Maxwell   Tristin Baxter’s four touchdowns helped pace another district win for the Knox City Greyhounds, this time a 76-28 home decision over Crowell. The Hounds put up 40 points in the first quarter, paced by Baxter’s scoring runs of 10, 46 and 32 yards in sequence. Knox City led 40-12 after…

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Moguls have big second quarter but fall to Quanah

QUANAH – Despite a big second quarter from the Moguls, Munday fell 42-14 at Quanah last week. Quanah raced out to a 21-0 start before the Moguls got 14 back in the second quarter and held Quanah scoreless through halftime. But Quanah got 21 more in the second half while the Moguls went scoreless. Moguls…

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Mustangs move up to No. 9, return to gridiron Friday

After a week off, the Benjamin Mustangs will return to the gridiron this Friday (Oct. 22) to open a short three-game district schedule at home against Chillicothe. The Mustangs are 7-0 coming into the game, while the Eagles are 1-6. Benjamin will finish the season with games against Rule on Oct. 29 and Harrold on…

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Munday CISD considering change to 6-man football

By Don Thompson MUNDAY – The Board of Trustees discussed the possibility of the realignment from 11-man football to 6-man at the monthly meeting this past Monday. The impact of this change on the students, the staff, the parents and the citizens were reviewed. The consensus of the coaches, the administration, and trustees is the…

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Benjamin runners show well at Districts

The Lady Stangs Varsity cross country team placed 3rd at the District Cross Country Meet on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at Copper Breaks State Park. Celestte Doran placed 9th individually, followed by Syriana McCown placing 10th. The girls team will advance to the regional cross country meet in San Angelo on Oct. 26. Varsity Lady Stangs pictured left…

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Knox City, Munday school bands headed to State

High school bands from both Munday and Knox City will be heading to the Alamodome soon to compete in the UIL state marching contest. Both received the coveted “1” rating at a regional event last Saturday, Oct. 16, in Wichita Falls. The Greyhound Pride Band under Knox City High School Principal Mark Tucker will be…

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