Gibbs, Whitehead to play for Wayland; Kleinert signs with Arlington Baptist

Bearcats Turner Grubbs, Parker Kleinert and Aaron Whitehead sign letters of intent, continuing their athletic careers to the collegiate level, as family members look on.

Three Henrietta athletes signed letters of intent Tuesday night, continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Seniors Turner Gibbs and Aaron Whitehead will join athletic programs at Wayland Baptist University in the fall, while Parker Kleinert will go … [Read more...]

UIL realignment will keep teams, fans on the road

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In a major shakeup of classifications for fall and winter sports in 2014-15, the UIL has Clay County athletes and fans facing some long trips for away games, and for some teams, little time to prepare for district schedules. With the biennial realignment, announced … [Read more...]

All-District 5-2A: Watson, Carter earn ‘Newcomer’ honors

Riley Watson, 5-2A Newcomer of the Year

  After defying prognosticators with a second place finish in District 5-2A Div. II, the efforts of two underclassmen have been rewarded with top honors on the all-district football team. Sophomore quarterback Riley Watson was named Offensive Newcomer of … [Read more...]

Bearcats end playoff run with area loss to powerhouse Cooper

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After defeating heavily-favored Corsicana Mildred in the bi-district round one week earlier, the Bearcats became the last team in District 5-2A to fall from the Division II state playoffs Friday night to state powerhouse Cooper. The Bulldogs took a decisive 64-20 win … [Read more...]

Dowell field goals keep ‘Cats in the game; Henrietta advances to area

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Henrietta football became the only team from District 5-2A to advance past the first round of the state playoffs Friday night, defeating Corsicana Mildred for a bi-district title 25-21. The win came with the help of Jameson Dowell, who kicked four field goals for the … [Read more...]

Watson leads ‘Cats to second place; Henrietta to face Mildred

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  It took all four quarters Friday night, but Henrietta claimed second place in District 5-2A, Div. II. The Bearcats will open their playoff drive at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. Henrietta will face the Mildred Eagles for a bi-district title at Fort Worth … [Read more...]

Pirate close season on high note; Hanusch passes for 334 yards

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After struggling through district play, Petrolia ended it’s 2013 season on a high note Friday night, claiming a 27-7 win over Perrin-Whitt. The Pirates opened the season with a 3-0 record, and closes at 4-6 overall and 1-4 in 8-A, Div. II play. It was a big night … [Read more...]

Bearcats strike late to top Bulldogs, to battle Indians for second

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With a slim 28-25 win over Alvord on Friday night, Henrietta secured a playoff berth. Second place in District 5-2A Div. II will be decided next week, when Henrietta travels to Nocona. Cody Fletcher led the Bearcat ground game with 115 yards on 13 carries, including … [Read more...]

Muenster too much for Petrolia on the gridiron

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Petrolia fell to Muenster 49-12 Friday night. The Hornets scored 28 points in the second quarter alone, finding paydirt on runs of 18, 38 and nine yards. Muester also scored on a 14-yard pass play. In the first quarter, Muenster took a 7-0 lead on a 43-yard run. … [Read more...]

Cubs undefeated in regular season, face Windthorst in playoff

Kross Ellis searches for Windthorst defenders as Henley Liggett looks up field for a gain Saturday.

Undefeated in regular season play, the Henrietta Cubs’ season came to an end Saturday in a quarterfinal loss to Windthorst. The Cubs finished 8-0 in the Top of Texas Pee Wee East division. The Windthorst Spartans earned a 36-8 win over the Cubs in the first round of … [Read more...]