Sports

Wed
21
Jan

Indian girls continue to waltz through district roundball with Marfa here Friday

FORT DAVIS - With one more game to play in the first round of the district basketball race, the Fort Davis Indian girls are sitting atop standings and continue to eye the state playoffs. Marfa is the final opponent this Friday night at Espy Grubb Gymnasium here as the 16-5 Indians wrap up the first half after wins over Dell City and Sierra Blanca this week. Both were blowouts and not the kinds of challenges Coach Gary Lamar would like for his Indians to face as they head towards the playoffs against the powerhouse teams in the Panhandle.

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Tue
06
Jan

FORT DAVIS INDIAN OF THE WEEK

The fate of the Fort Davis Indian girls basketball team's future for this year is in McIvor's capable hands. She's adapting well to her role as the go-to Indian and is working well with a number of Indians, who are destined for a district championship if they continue to play together
 
Thu
18
Dec

Indians win opener and then struggle in Van Horn tourney

FORT DAVIS - After beating Jesus Chapel in the opener of the Van Horn tournament, the Fort Davis Indians struggled against both Anthony and Marfa. On Tuesday Wink took the Indians down in a non-district matchup. This week Fort Davis goes to Sanderson, opening there against Buena Vista in tournament play.
 
Thu
18
Dec

Junior high boys take 42-12 win before break

FORT DAVIS - With a 42-12 walloping of Marfa this week, the Fort Davis Junior High boys take a break now for the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Jovany Modesto and Mav McIvor led the Indians against Marfa, Modesto hitting 10 and McIvor 14.
 
Mon
15
Dec

Dutchover named all state volleyball

Not only was Hadley McIvor named to the Class A all state volleyball team, but so was another high school star with ties to Fort Davis. Elise Dutchover, daughter of James Dutchover of Fort Davis, was an all state volleyball choice of the Texas High School Girls Volleyball Coaches Association. A senior at Aspermont High School, she's been accepted to Baylor University in the fall of 2015.
 

 

Mon
15
Dec

Big Bend ropers flock to Las Vegas for the big bucks

Former Fort Davis Indian Tallian Thompson, right, was one of the big winners last year in Las Vegas
The Big Bend has pretty much moved to Nevada this week with a whole slew of folks attending the national finals of rodeo and another big crowd roping in the Priefort World Series of Roping. That's the big $9 million team roping that's going on through Sunday. It's the same one that Emilio Tarango of Van Horn won two years ago and Tallian Thompson won last year. Thompson, who attended school in Marfa and Fort Davis before moving to Greenwood, lives in the Midland area now.
 

 

Wed
03
Dec

McIvor named to all-state volleyball team

FORT DAVIS - Word was received this week that Fort Davis sophomore Hadley McIvor has been chosen for the Class A all-state volleyball team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. The 5'9" McIvor played outside hitter, middle blocker and even setter for the Indians, who made it to the regional tournament for the first time in a number of years.

 
Wed
03
Dec

Indians edge tough Eagle team by four on Tuesday; play in Marfa at 9, today

FORT DAVIS - The Fort Davis Indians put on a show Tuesday, beating a tough Class A foe in Van Horn by 31-27. This is pretty much the same Van Horn girls group that was so potentin volleyball, beating the Indians  in the regular season. Sophomore Hadley McIvor was the driving force, scoring 25 of the Indian points - although there was plenty of help from the Renteria girls, Deisy and Bernice.

 
Wed
26
Nov

Jimenez makes all district in tennis

MIDLAND - The granddaughter of Lupe and Juan Dominguez of Fort Davis was named all district in tennis for the Midland High School Bulldogs. The Midland tennis team had five singles players and two doubles teams earn first-team selections on this year's 3-6A All-District Tennis Team.

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Wed
26
Nov

Fort Davis girls split pair of games against Sanderson and Alpine

FORT DAVIS - The Fort Davis Indians split a pair of games this week, losing to Alpine and beating Sanderson. Bernice Renteria led the Indians against the Bucks in a 50-37 loss. Renteria scored 12 followed by Hadley McIvor with 10. Next up was Sanderson with McIvor scoring 24, Yani Ponce hitting 10 and Deisy Renteria six.

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