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Football Lions earn postseason All-District honors

The Vernon Lions completed the 2022 football season, tying for second place in District 3-3A Division I was a 3-2 district record, and a 6-4 overall record. A number of Lions received postseason accolades with 11 players receiving 1st team All-District status, six named 2nd team All-District, and seven players receiving Honorable Mention. Vernon had…

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Lady Lions volleyball players recognized for season

The volleyball season has come to a close and several Vernon Lady Lions have earned post season accolades. Co-Newcomer of the Year: Key’Maria McBride 2nd Team All District: Mari Johnson Honorable Mention: Cirstin Ivy, Kenadi Brown, Ashlee Villarreal, Morgan Drennan, Logan Gonzales, Nakayla Whatley. Academic All District: Amya Chavira, Cirstin Ivy, Mari Johnson,Mijah Johnson, Marli…

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VHS tennis players named All-District

All district for team tennis has been released and several Vernon players received spots on the all district team. “I’m very proud of their hard work and how well they did,” Coach Carrie Castleberry said. The tennis team won the district title with an undefeated run. It was the tennis team’s 35th straight district title.…

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Vernon Lions at Jim Ned on Friday

Daniel Walker Vernon Record The challenge this week for the Vernon Lions is not to let one loss become two. Vernon travels to Tuscola to face Jim Ned High School on Friday for a battle with the district unbeaten Indians. It’s the perfect measuring stick to see how much progress they’ve made. Jim Ned has…

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Harrold, Northside tie for district title, tie-breaker on Thursday

Northside and Harrold played Saturday. The Lady Hornets got revenge for an earlier loss, beating the Lady Indians in three sets to forge a tie at the top of the District 1A-3 standing with identical 5-1 records. The two teams both made the playoffs, which begin next week. Seeding will be determined Thursday when Harrold…

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Northside, Harrold volleyball ranked this week

The Northside Lady Indians defeated then No. 18 Chilicothe last Saturday in three sets.  Northside’s reward is to come in at No. 15 in this week’s Class A volleyball poll. Fellow Wilbarger County school, the Harrold Lady Hornets debuts this week at No. 22. Harrold and Northside face off on Saturday at 10 a.m. at…

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WGH Foundation hosts golf scramble

The Wilbarger General Hospital Foundation hosted their 7th annual golf tournament last Saturday at Hillcrest Country Club as a foundation fundraiser. Taking the top spot in tournament play this year was first place winners Mike Moore, Randy Prince, Tom Boyd, Rusty Carpenter, Donnie King and Jimmy Echols, scoring 54. They each won an Artic backpack…

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Lady Chaps volleyball lose to NCTC

The Vernon College Lady Chaps volleyball team took to their home court against North Central Texas College Tuesday, losing to the Lady Lions 3-1. Vernon College fell to NCTC in the first two games, 25-18 and 25-17. The Lady Chaps came back in the third game to win 25-23. The Lady Lions secured the win…

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Lady Chaps volleyball fall to Cisco

The Vernon College volleyball team battled Cisco to the final moments of the fifth game Thursday in Vernon but lost the match 3-2. Vernon started off winning the first game 25-22, falling to the Lady Wranglers in games two and three 25-21 and 25-18. In the fourth game the Lady Chaps came back to win…

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