Rain canceled the first game of a two-game road series against the Garden City Wind beginning July 14. In game two, the Cowboys offense rallied out of the gate, scoring nine runs in the first inning, and finishing with a mammoth 24-2 win.
Alpine Middle School students AJ Llanez and Alec Ramos traveled to the U.S. Specialty Sports Association baseball World Series in Dallas last week with their team, the West Texas Flying Squirrels.
A win on July 13 now puts the Alpine Cowboys five games back in the division. While it seems like a small number, the Cowboys need to rally to repeat 2019. According to Coach Sean Persky, the season has definitely been up and down.
A decisive win over the Trinidad Triggers on June 29 inched the Cowboys closer to the top of the Mountain South standings. Right now they're trailing both the Tucson Saguaros and the Sante Fe Fuego by half a dozen games. This places the Cowboys in the bottom half of the division, so there is…
Cowboy of the week is right handed pitcher Austin Requena. He's from Lufkin in East Texas, and said fans would be surprised to hear that he's the Cowboy's shortest pitcher at at 5’6”.
Last week and into a busy weekend, the Alpine Cowboys faced the Santa Fe Fuego in a six game series. The long series ended with a double-header at Kokernot Field on June 26.
Third baseman James Prockish believes the season is going well so far. While the team was off to a slow start, Prockish said that's normal when the players don’t yet know each other.
After a week of winning the Cowboys are now in second place in the Mountain South Division at 10-8. Just last week the team found itself in a hole near the bottom of the standings, but after a four game win streak against the Roswell Invaders, they are inching closer to where they are expect…
Baseball 2021 All-District selections are in, and congratulations are in order for Offensive Most Valuable Player James Morris. Utility Player of the Year went to Adrian Lujan, and Co-Pitcher of the Year went to Jeremy Domiguez.
From Andrew Fregia's perspective, "Good things are going to happen." He believes this young team is ultra competitive, and when any group has the same goals and the work ethic it takes, success is born.
Jake Woods has pitched in five games early on in this Cowboy season, and like many professional athletes trying to shake off the 2020 residue, he talked about his game being off to a slow start. According to Jake, after a tough start he is trying to put "okay" appearances behind him, and pla…
Last week the Cowboys began a six game road trek in Tucson. Despite an impressive win on June 14, the Cowboys are a disappointing 6-6 to start the season, putting them in sixth place in the Mountain Division standings.
Opening week for 2021 baseball is in the books, and the Alpine o6 Cowboys started with a win and a couple of losses to the Tucson Saguaros. The fourth game of the series was canceled due to rain.
In a semifinal match against Crane on May 29, the Alpine 7 on 7 football team exceeded expectations with a terrific 22-18 win to advance to the state tournament to be held at College Station June 23-25. Success is not new to this program, but this rather young team is turning heads.
The Alpine o6 Cowboys faced the Tucson Saguaros on June 2, and according to Coach Sean Persky, "Tucson is a tough first opponent, with them having a solid manager in Sean McNeill, and a lot of quality college guys."
Pitcher Trey Silmon sat down with the Avalanche to talk Cowboy baseball, because it's finally time again after a painful year without it. Silmon believes the year off will probably bring play up to another level.
Of the 26 names listed on the 2021 Cowboy roster, many of them are rookies in the Pecos League. Six of those names, to be exact, are veterans in the league and will without a doubt be shouldering the leadership for this team this season. Here are three of those six veterans who were a part o…
Kicking off this year’s Alpine Cowboy season, the Home Run 5k and 10k will take place at Kokernot Field on Saturday, May 29. Check in starts at 8:30 a.m., and the races begin at 9 a.m. and 9:15 a.m.
Continuing coverage of the 2021 o6 Cowboys, Coach Sean Persky sat down with the Avalanche again to answer more questions about this upcoming season. Persky talked about how this team will be running a lot of base path this year, using the speed throughout the lineup.
Coltan Walden, a senior from Big Bend High School, has had a rough go without normal sports in his life. Being in Terlingua his last two school years has already limited his options, but of course the last year and a half has lessened even more what he can usually compete in.
Alpine resident Dan Dunagan was honored with the Huddle Coach of the Year Award for Fellowship of Christian Athletes at the El Paso FCA Victory Sports Banquet on April 29.
The 2021 Alpine o6 Cowboys have a title to defend, and the season is sure to be exciting. Cowboy's baseball back at Kokernot Field is just what the fans need after taking a COVID year off in 2020.
Sul Ross State University rodeo Coach C.J. Aragon is riding high as his rodeo team had a spectacular showing at the season’s final rodeo at Tarleton to catapult three cowboys to the National Intercollegiate Finals Rodeo to be held in Casper, Wyo., June 13-19.
The Lady Buck softball team faced the Lady Jackets in Kermit April 16, and defeated them 8-5. In the first inning, Zay Alaniz got the offense started as she tripled on a 1-0 count, driving in two runs.
The most exciting result of regionals this weekend was Kylie Pender's silver medal in the 100-meter hurdles. Thirteen Alpine athletes traveled to Abilene Christian University on April 23-24, and the top 16 competitors in each event from Region 1 competed for the coveted state qualifying gold…
The Alpine Lady Bucks 12U traveled to Abilene on April 24-25 for their second tournament of the season. The Thunderstruck tournament had 10 12U teams from around North and West Texas.
Last week the Alpine golf team competed in the regional tournament held at Shady Oaks Golf Course in Baird. The boys played on April 19-20, while the girls played April 21-22.
The Alpine Track and Field Lady Bucks won the Area championship on April 15 at Denver City. Thirty total competitors will travel for the District 3A and 4A Regional championship. Besides Alpine, other teams competing included Friona, Brownfield, Denver City, Muleshoe, Lamesa, Littlefield, To…
The Alpine High School tennis team had its last tournament before districts on March 30-31. The tournaments took place in Sanderson, and according to Coach Rick Garcia, the players made great showings on both days.
The Alpine High School varsity track team traveled to Lubbock on April 1 to compete at the Lions 2 Relays. This was the team’s final competition before the District 4-3 championship, which will be held on Friday, April 9.
Alpine track and field had a very successful showing in their home meet on March 20. Alpine boys put up 233 points to place first overall. The girls team scored 291 points, winning the girls division.
Coach Rick Garcia and the Fightin' Buck tennis team have completed two tournaments in March, one at the Fort Stockton meet, and another at the Fort Davis meet. They also competed in a dual in Fort Davis.
In the first meet of the season at the Comanche Relays, Alpine High School’s track and field took second place in both the girls and boys teams. Vanessa Rice placed first in the 20 meter, the long jump, and the triple jump. Brady Crump took first place in high jump.
All-District selections have been decided for the Bucks basketball team this 2020-2021 season. It was a special season, and many were involved to make it happen, but here are the District selections.