Sports

Wed
03
Dec

Sports are life for Cam Adams

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“Growing up around basketball has had a great impact on my life.
“I love to watch college and professional basketball. To me it’s the greatest sport to play,” said Cam Adams.
Adams began playing as soon as he could walk

 

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Tue
25
Nov

Athlete busy with sports, academics

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Fairfield senior Caitlynn Stone is a busy person.
She participates in basketball, volleyball, softball, band and UIL.
Just finishing volleyball season, the Lady Eagle stepped right into basketball as a guard with plans to make it to the playoffs.
“I just want to be the best ball handler I can be, and a great team leader to help my team win first place for district and go even further in the playoffs,” said Caitlynn Stone.
Stone’s mother was the girls head basketball coach and introduced her to Little Dribblers.
“My mom has been teaching me basketball for many years.
“She got me into it basically. She coached for Fairfield before I got into

 

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Wed
19
Nov

Eagles smash Pirates 24-16 Friday

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Nothing could stop the Eagles from scoring a touchdown Friday night.
Photo by John Cockerell

The Fairfield Eagles took down the hosting Shepherd Pirates by a count of 24-16 last Friday, Nov. 14.
The Eagles now own a 9-2 record. Their next game is against Gladewater for the area matchup Friday, Nov. 21.
The Fairfield Eagles will face off against a Bears squad coming off a 66-14 bi-district win over Community.
The Bears record now stands at 10-1.
Shepherd’s first play following opening kickoff, was

 

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Wed
12
Nov

Eagles whoop Leopards 41-6

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Fairfield finished with a bang during their last district game of the 2014 season,  defeating the Lorena Leopards 41-6.
The Eagles showed no signs of slowing down after coming off their district loss to the Mexia Blackcats as they dominated the Leopards, only allowing 159 yards of total offense.
Raheim Hayes opened the

 

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Wed
05
Nov

Lady Eagles ready for bi-district game

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The Lady Eagles Varsity volleyball team placed second in their division after taking down the Madisonville Mustangs in four matches on October 28.
Following their win, the girls head to bi-district in Waco to take on the Gatesville Hornets.
The Mustangs tried to mount a comeback after their win in the third match, but the Eagles superb playing ended the game in the fourth match.
Fairfield won

 

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Wed
29
Oct

Eagles win 3rd district game 69-27

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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