It’s been a tough week at O’Donnell after the death of a student in an auto accident, but the Eagles did its best to start putting smiles on their fans’ faces Tuesday afternoon at Wilson.
Borden County junior runningback Rhett Kingston and sophomore defensive lineman Datch Flanigan both made first-team all-district in Division I’s District 7-A, which was headed up by two of the top-ranked teams in the state.
Dawson’s girls hoop squad put together one of its best games of the season Monday afternoon at Anton, rolling past the Bulldogs, 35-14.
After a slow start, the Golden Tornado basketball girls found themselves playing catch-up most of the night in their District 3-3A opener here Friday night against Littlefield.
Post-season honors continue flowing for the Klondike Cougars’ Region I-1A champion volleyball team which advanced to the state semifinals.
Sands boys and girls basketball teams both got a win on Friday.
Following this past week’s tragic automobile accident in which two area teenagers lost their lives, both the Klondike Cougars and O’Donnell Eagles announced changes to their high school basketball schedule.
Several people fishing at the Lamesa Boys and Girls Club Lake on Thursday quickly gathered around to watch – and try to quickly catch one or more of the fish – when a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department arrived just after noon to stock the lake with 1,716 rainbow trout brought from the Possum Kingdom Fish Hatchery. A second stocking of trout at the local lake is scheduled for Feb. 1 to bring the total number to about 3,500.
Folks who like to fish for rainbow trout may want to head to the Lamesa Boys and Girls Club Lake.
Borden County’s stateranked girls hoop squad is now at 12-3 this season after thumping Class 4A Snyder, 67-31, Friday afternoon at Gail. Borden County was originally scheduled to play Klondike Friday but the Cougars pulled out of that game after a girl who graduated from Klondike this past May was killed in an automobile accident Wednesday that also claimed the life of an O’Donnell student.