Sports

Wed
29
Oct

Eagles win 3rd district game 69-27

This Rusk player had nowhere to go when he found himself surrounded by Eagles at Fairfield’s Pink Out game Friday. Fairfield won 69-27. For more football photos, see page 7.

Photo by John Cockerell

The Fairfield Eagles took down the Rusk Eagles with an impressive 583 yards of total offense and 10 total touchdowns.
Rusk just couldn’t keep up with the high-scoring Eagles, as Fairfield won their third straight district game 69-27.
Fairfield quickly jumped ahead of the Rusk Eagles 21-0 in the first quarter, not letting Rusk gain more than 20 yards of total offense.
Not long after the second quarter began, Fairfield

 

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Wed
22
Oct

Another win for the Eagles

The Fairfield Eagles steam rolled Groesbeck in a blowout game that left the Goats with only 50 yards of total offense.
The Eagles quickly took care of business as they opened the game 7-0 with their first drive.
Not long after kick off, Michael Gibson stole an interception and returned it

 

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Wed
15
Oct

Garner’s goal: bring Eagles a championship win

Dedrick Garner

All-state defensive end Dedrick Garner strikes fear into the hearts of quarterback and running backs.
Garner has played football for the past 10 years and has been the defensive end for six.
“I love to

 

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Wed
08
Oct

Fairfield 6th at McNeil Invitational

Abby Chaidez (front) and Jennifer Reed (left) lead the way at the McNeil Invitational in Round Rock last weekend.

Photo by John Cockerell

With 41 teams running and well over 300 runners, Fairfield Varsity girls managed to place sixth overall at the Round Rock McNeil invitational.
The event was teaming with runners, parents, and coaches as each school got a taste of what is in store for them at the state meet.
Top placing Varsity girls were:
 

 

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Wed
01
Oct

Homecoming pep rally full of spirit

Fairfield students were full of Homecoming spirit last Friday morning at the pep rally. Mascots, twirlers and flags performed various routines to get the crowd going for that night’s big game. Fairfield won 35-21 over China Springs.

Photos by John Cockerell

A gym packed with parents and fans greeted the Fairfield Eagles at the Homecoming pep rally last week.
Cheerleaders pumped up the crowd while the Eagle mascots put on quite a show for a few of the football players.
The mascots each wore different jerseys representing various

 

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Wed
24
Sep

Eagles take first loss against Robinson Rockets

The Eagles fought hard against the Robinson Rockets Friday night, but in the end it just wasn’t enough.

Photo by John Cockerell

The Eagles head into week four with a 3-1 record on the season, hoping to bounce back with a Homecoming victory against China Springs, after their 35-7 loss to the Rockets.
Fairfield did a great job keeping the Rockets out of the end zone in the first quarter at last Friday’s game.
Within 12 seconds of the second quarter

 

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Wed
17
Sep

Varsity girls place first at cross country meet

Parents and fans filled 4 Pines Ranch, in Eustace, last Saturday to cheer on Fairfield’s Cross Country teams.
Once again, the Fairfield Eagles Varsity girls dominated their competition placing first.
Top varsity runners were:

 

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Wed
10
Sep

Lady Eagles take win over Athens

The Lady Eagles defeated the Athens Fighting Hornets three straight games to win the match last week.
“I think we played good and we worked great as a team,” said Lady Eagle Caitlynn Stone.
Fairfield jumped ahead early in the first match, 7-1 setting a fast pace.
The Eagles would go on to win 25-6.
However, the second match wasn’t so easy to win.
The Fighting Hornets fought harder

 

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Wed
03
Sep

Eagles beat Mustangs in the season opener

The Fairfield Eagles received their first victory on the season opener, crushing the Madisonville Mustangs 47-15, on their way to state.
The Eagles may have been a little slow and sluggish during

 

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Wed
27
Aug

Copperhead raises $3,000

The annual Copperhead 5k - open to all ages - was Aug. 23, and had a great turnout.
Of the 120 people who registered, about 100 actually participated raising approximately $3,000.
The top three male runners are:
 

 

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