The Alpine High School powerlifting team competed in Monahans at the 2021 Sandhills Powerlifting Meet on Jan. 16.
On Jan. 5, the Lady Bucks varsity traveled to Anthony for an evening matchup against the Lady Wildcats, and they would be without the talented Carrasco sisters in this one.
Aaron Lara was an offensive lineman for the Fightin' Bucks who had great success over the course of his high school career. Congratulations go out to him as he has been chosen as the newest member of the Sul Ross State University football team, and has signed his letter of intent.
On Dec. 18, the Lady Buck varsity basketball team faced the Van Horn Lady Eagles at home. It was a slow start for Alpine as Van Horn came out hitting everything, so the Lady Bucks trailed early. The Lady Eagles led 13-7 after the first.
On Dec. 11 the Fightin' Bucks took on the Pecos Eagles at home. In the first half, the game was close throughout with several lead changes. The Bucks kept it close by getting to the line, as well as knocking down free throws.
On Dec. 11-12 the Lady Bucks had two games that they handily won. Against Pecos at home, they beat the Lady Eagles 53-28, and at Marfa, they came out ahead, 52-25.
On Dec. 15 the Alpine Fightin' Bucks faced the Greenwood Rangers. In the first quarter the Bucks did what they could to keep the game within grasp, as Isaiah Nunez and Aiden Morrissey came to play, Cody Barragon came out early with a nice three pointer.
Boys varsity basketball had three games scheduled in a five day span, but the Dec. 5 game against Fort Stockton was canceled. Thus, there were two home games, those against Rankin on Dec. 4 and Fort Hancock on Dec. 8.
Before the Thanksgiving holiday, D'Angelo Gonzales made his way to the Texas capitol to compete in the State cross country meet on Nov. 23. It took place at Old Settler's Park in Round Rock, where 124 Class 3A racers represented 47 schools.
With their last game nearly a month ago, the Lady Bucks basketball team traveled to Van Horn for their second game of the season on Dec. 1. Overall the team looked much sharper.
Big Bend Ranch State Park experienced some big changes in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Scott Whitener, the Barton Warnock Center superintendent, has been in his position for almost a year now, and was able to sit down and talk about the park’s whirlwind year.
It was a comeback championship victory for the Bucks. They trailed into the second quarter, and according to the coach, the players just needed to settle down early in this game. With two weeks off due to canceled games, they were understandably a bit eager.
Fall sports have begun, and basketball is now officially underway. Coach Rick Garcia and the Lady Bucks took on the Lady Panthers of Fort Stockton on Nov. 6. Boys basketball begins Monday, Nov. 23 at home against Monahans.
Congratulations are in order for the Alpine Fightin’ Buck Band after a victory at the Regional Marching Contest in Abilene on Nov. 7, where they received top ratings from all the judges.
Originally scheduled for Oct. 28, the cross country District championship took place on Halloween day. Twenty-five runners competed from Alpine’s varsity, junior varsity, and middle school teams. In all, nearly 90 students competed from District 4-3A, including Alpine, Presidio, Tornillo, Ke…
One of the drivers of tourism in Big Bend are the river outfitters, who of course have struggled along with everyone else during COVID this year. In March the companies were hit hard, a time of year they usually see the most business coming in.
There’s a special place in 1-3A football lore for Friday night games played between the Alpine Fightin’ Bucks and the Crane Golden Cranes. On Oct. 23, it wasn’t any different when the Bucks traveled to Crane for what was likely the game that would decide the eventual District champions.
The Alpine High School Lady Bucks traveled to Tornillo on Oct. 24, and kept up their efficient ways in defeating the Tornillo Lady Coyotes, winning in four sets, 25-21, 25-13, 20-25, 25-15. It took the Lady Bucks a while to get things going, and at times they seemed to be playing to the co…
The Alpine High School cross country team traveled to Pecos on Oct. 17 for the final race of the season in anticipation of the District championship meet scheduled for Oct. 28 in Presidio.
Originally, the Alpine High School cross country team was scheduled to run in Marfa on Oct. 7, but the meet was canceled because of COVID-related issues in Marfa. This did not deter Coach Cory Cason from getting on the phone, and finding another race.
On Oct. 2, the Reagan County Owls came to play the Alpine Fightin’ Bucks at Jackson Field on the campus of Sul Ross State University. Reagan County entered the game with a 3-1 record, while the Bucks’ season stood at 2-2.
The Alpine Cross-Country team hosted its annual Big Bend Mountain Ramble on Oct. 3 at Kokernot Park. The meet hosted all the area schools, including Presidio, Van Horn, and Odessa High to name just a few of the many teams and the stiff competition on hand for this big event.
The Alpine Lady Bucks are currently two games into their District season, and on a two-game win streak at 2-0 in District play. All season long, the team’s number one goal has been to come together, and find a way to win. The coaches and girls are always stressing that success centers around…
Long caravans of trucks hauling trailers packed with livestock descended on the SALE arena last week ahead of the 75th Annual Sul Ross State University NIRA Southwest Region Rodeo. A total of 16 teams made the journey to Alpine, making this year’s contest, by many accounts, the largest colle…
On Sept. 23, Alpine High School cheerleading sponsors Sandra Fellows and Linda Morris were notified of the outstanding recognition of six of their varsity cheerleaders as All American Cheerleaders.
The Alpine High School cross country team took a week off just like all the other high school activities, and had to cancel their Sept. 26 race in Midland. Fortunately, the high school reopened Sept. 28, and so will get to host the annual Big Bend Mountain Ramble.
The Sonora Broncos came to town last Friday night to a packed house at Jackson Field, and this Sept. 18 contest will be the last game for a couple of weeks since COVID-19 was identified at Alpine High School on Sept. 21.
The Alpine High School Runnin’ Bucks traveled to Presidio on Sept. 17, and had another successful outing. On the varsity girls side, four Lady Bucks placed in the top 20 runners.