Sports

Wed
24
Sep

Eagles take first loss against Robinson Rockets

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Wed
20
Aug

Eagles played ‘perfect scrimmage’ Friday

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Kyle Grecu, 63, defensive lineman tackled a Hornets running back during their first scrimmage last Friday at Eagle Field.

Photo by John Cockerell

Fairfield faced off against Athens in their first football scrimmage Friday.
“I think we as a team did an awesome job against Athens and there were a lot of bright spots I noticed, all in all it was a perfect scrimmage,” said Coach John Bachtel.
The Eagles moved the ball around great during their scrimmage.
“Yeah, we played great on the field and I feel we learned a lot and we still have

 

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Wed
13
Aug

Coach Wade training team for upcoming 5K

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With the first week of 2-a-days already in the books, Coach Katie Wade and her team are right on track.
“The whole team has been working so hard and things are going well,” she said.
Her team has been working on

 

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Wed
06
Aug

Bachtel prepares his team for another great season

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Fairfield Eagles practiced hiking and passing at the first 2-a-days Monday. Look for more sports articles and pictures in upcoming editions of the Fairfield Recorder.
Photo by John Cockerell

Even after playing in the state title game last season, Coach John Bachtel has raised his expectations in an effort to help the Fairfield Eagles meet or even exceed last year’s amazing season.
“Each season is entirely different,” said Bachtel, when asked about the amount of pressure he is under to have

 

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Wed
30
Jul

Fundamentals taught at volleyball camp

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Coach Kerry Hand (far right) shows the girls a thing or two about serving.

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Basic drills and fundamentals such as setting, serving and defense were top priority as head Coach Dennis Johnson commenced volleyball camp this week.
Going into his ninth year of camp,

 

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Wed
23
Jul

Fundamentals taught at basketball camp

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Participants of the annual girls basketball camp take a break to pose for a group picture with the coaches. The girls spent the week learning dribbling techniques, shooting and passing.

Photo by John Cockerell

Coach Stephen Heers kicked off the annual girl’s basketball camp July 21 at Fairfield High School (FHS).
Heers is the offensive coordinator and head coach at FHS, as well as the main basketball coach for the past five years.
Roughly 30 girls signed up for the camp, ranging in age from first grade to high school.
Heers taught the girls

 

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