Sports

Wed
18
Jun

NCA Cheerleading Camp

The 2014-15 Varsity Cheerleaders are Captain Jaida Smith, Kourtnee Awalt, Sarie Hill, Abbie Judd, Jessica Sloat, Shelby Wallace, Kelsie Adams, Mallory Fuller, Jocelynn Johnson, Lori Neill, Ivy Robinson, Cali Gawryszewski and mascot Rachel Crouch.

Photo by April Walker

The Fairfield varsity and junior varsity cheerleading teams attended a private National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) summer camp at Fairfield High School June 9-11.
NCA cheer camps promote technical training, leadership and discipline.
NCA selects award winners at each of its camps around the world each summer.
Founded in 1948, NCA administers camps, competitions and special events for nearly 200,000 participants each year.
The following awards were received:
 

 

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Wed
11
Jun

Victory Bowl is June 11

The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes will kickoff the 6th Annual Super Centex Victory Bowl week Wednesday, June 11.
Representing nearly 70 Central Texas high schools

 

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Wed
28
May

Taylor proves small horses more than pets

Nancy Taylor, of Kirvin, entered her first driving event competition, Romp in the Willows with her miniature pony in Weatherford last week. Taylor came home VSE (very small equine) Champion by winning the Cross Country and Cones class. She also placed fourth in obstacles. “Miniature horses can be so much more than just pets and lawn ornaments,” said Taylor. “Just give them a chance!”

Photo submitted by Nancy Taylor
 

Wed
21
May

Fairfield Senior Boys Little Dribblers win national

The Fairfield Senior Boys Little Dribblers show off hardware after winning national tournament in Levelland recently.

Contributed photo

Fairfield Senior Boys Little Dribblers won the Little Dribblers National Tournament in Levelland April 30-May 3.
The boys began the tournament with a win over Cleveland and followed with a hard fight against Westwood.
A victory over Buna put the young eagles in the championship game.
This is the sixth championship win for the Fairfield boys in the past six years.
Senior Eagles are

 

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Wed
14
May

Lots of draws for youngsters at Kid Fish Derby

One major attraction for the annual Kid Fish Derby this Saturday is bringing parents and their children together. The derby will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Fairfield Lake State Park.

Recorder file photo

There are plenty of attractions for youngsters at the annual Kid Fish Derby from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 17, at the Fairfield Lake State Park.
One good reason to be at the derby: Admission is

 

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Wed
07
May

McMillian excels at 3 levels

Choicetta McMillian

Choicetta McMillian was a standout basketball player at Fairfield High School and at Hampton University – and now she has been recognized as 3A Assistant Coach of the Year for 2014 by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC).
The Lady Eagles assistant coach was honored during the TABC banquet Saturday night in San Antonio.
“Only one coach receives this award

 

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Wed
30
Apr

Bandit Girls undefeated

Competing in the Freestone County Soccer Association, the Bandits Girls soccer team will play Real Madrid and finish their season next week. After eight games, the Girls remain undefeated with six wins and two ties. The Bandit Girls U-8 team is (front row): Cooper Lawley, Aiden Sleziak, Claire Guillotte, Makayla Burns, Emma Smith, mascot Cole Brackens and Charlee Brackens; (back row) Raeanna Burns, Mariana Aguilera, Coach Nick Burns and Samantha Chaidez. Not pictured is Madox Mitchael.

Photo submitted by Alfonso Chaidez

Wed
23
Apr

Letters of intent signed

The three senior standouts on this year's Lady Eagle basketball team - from left sitting, Tiara Tatum, Bree Bossier and Ainsley Richardson - signed with three colleges during a ceremony that drew family, coaches and friends at Fairfield High School Friday. Standing behind the girls are their parents, from left: Tiara’s parents, Willie Tatum and  Amelia McMillian; Bree’s parents, Rachel and Scott Bossier; and Ainsley’s parents, Jackie Richardson and Danny Richardson. Tatum signed with Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Bossier with Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark., and Richardson with Arlington Baptist College in Arlington.

Photo by Mike Reddell

Wed
16
Apr

Girls, boys track members advance to area

Lady Eagles in action at District 19-3A meet in Palestine April 9-10.

Photos by Mike Reddell

Fairfield Lady Eagles captured the District 19-3A track meet last week in Palestine and will send 16 team members to the 2014 area track meet Wednesday in Carthage.
The area meet begins at noon Wednesday and will pit 3A districts 19 and 20 qualifying for regionals in Humble.
“We were second last year and again have a great chance to win this (area) meet,” said Lady Eagles track head coach Stephen Heers.
The girls – winning their

 

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Wed
09
Apr

Lady Eagles fall to Groesbeck

Lady Eagles meet on the pitcher’s mound to confer during the Groesbeck game last week..

Photo by Mike Reddell

Nine hits weren’t enough for the Lady Eagles as it lost, 28-9 in five innings, to Groesbeck Wednesday, April 2.
Bre Faughn racked up three RBIs on two hits for the Lady Eagles. She singled in the first

 

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