The Anderson-Shiro volleyball team took Schulenburg to the brink of elimination last year in the playoffs, but Schulenburg outlasted the Lady Owls in five sets. Schulenburg went on to win the state title, and the Anderson match was its only five-set test.
The Boling Bulldogs simply outmatched the Anderson-Shiro Owls in a 48-8 beating on Friday night. The Owls made the long, two-hour trip to face their toughest opponent yet. Injuries hurt the Owls with many key players out, and putting few players out on the field that got more playing time than their used to.
MILANO — Iola fans brought a newly-acquired train horn to Pruitt Field as the Bulldogs took on the Eagles Friday night. The fans were ready, however the horn didn’t sound once in the first quarter. Iola’s Tyler Dykes gave the horn a workout in the second quarter, scoring four times to help lead the Bulldogs over the Eagles, 35-8.
Navasota looked happy to be back in its ole stomping grounds Friday night at Rattler Stadium. And the Rattler football team wasted no time jamming its foot down on Lake Area New Tech, 65-21. The visiting team from New Orleans fell behind early and couldn’t keep up with Navasota’s record-breaking aerial assault.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Skipping an organizational level is not the ordinary practice in professional baseball, but Navasota High School graduate Tyler Eppler hasn’t had a problem moving from Short Season Class A last year to high-Class A, where he spent much of this season before his Sept. 2 promotion to Double A.
Fans waited two years to see this county rivalry, and it was a nail biter Friday night. The Iola Bulldogs defeated the Anderson-Shiro Owls in a 27-22 victory in a back-and-forth game that went down to the wire. With the slightest drizzle of rain before the game, fans worried about a third-consecutive rainout in this series, but when game time arrived it cleared up for a great night of high school football.
Iola has quietly posted another remarkable record as they won another tournament and get ready for district play. The Lady Bulldogs just captured their third tournament title this season — last weekend’s Snook Tournament.
Navasota High School alum Rodney Brown will be taking a small break from his World Championship training Sunday, Aug. 16, from 3 to 7 p.m. Brown can be found signing autographs and photos at the meet and greet fundraiser held in his honor at Navasota VFW Post 4006.
Boys entering grades third through ninth can learn passing, catching, punting, kicking and deep snapping skills from the varsity coaches of the Navasota Rattlers at this month’s Navasota Rattler Football Summer Camp.
Navasota will go against the best Texas has to offer, competing in the Adidas Texas 7 vs 7 State Championship Tournament that is slated for July 9-10, at Veterans Park, at 3101 Harvey Road in College Station.
Compression shirts, jersey shorts and backwards ball caps, and in the case of receiver Dalton Acosta, crazy socks? Seven on seven football resembles the backyard game of touch football many of us grew up playing and have grown to love. Grueling, offseason workouts - consisting of weight lifting, wind sprints and playbook study - have added a new twist over the past several years.
District 21-4A has released its all-district selections for both baseball and softball for the 2015 season. Navasota teams had a total of six baseball players and 12 softball players receiving honors. Navasota made its first playoff appearance in five years this season in baseball. However, Rattler Softball narrowly missed its first ever playoff appearance in the sport’s existence at Navasota High School.
The Anderson Owls fell to the Shiner Comanches, 6-2, on Saturday night, knocking the Owls out of the playoffs. The undefeated district champions were coming off their first round bye when they faced the Comanches at Concordia University.
Dark clouds lingered over Boenker Field in Navasota, having many question whether Navasota's first baseball playoff game in five years would be delayed. However, it was the Rattlers' offense that brought the storm - not Mother Nature.
The Anderson-Shiro Owls were faced with a heart-breaking loss to the Trinity Tigers last year, preventing them from reaching the playoffs. This year, the Owls are on a mission to advance after having no losses in district play.
The third annual Hooty Hustle, benefitting Anderson-Shiro Elementary, was held this past Saturday morning. Results are as follows: One-mile girls (4-7): first - Catie Leman, second - Camden Kolby and third - Kinley Kroll; 1 mile boys (4-7): first - Gerald Turner and second - Ryder Price; 1 mile girls (8-11): first - Lauren Vezurk and second - Ayla Sechelski; and one-mile boys (8-11): first - Will Lewis, second - Trey Meyton and third - Sage Price.