Updates and Breaking News

Wildcat game ends at the half … Again

By Gina Kelly, Staff Writer

There is a 45-point “mercy” rule in six-man football that the Wellman-Union Wildcats know way too much about.

The last five games the Wildcats have played have ended at the half by the 45 point rule. Three times in the Cats favor and twice not so much.…

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Broncos hold off Cardinals for narrow win

By Mandy Contreras, Staff Writer

The Meadow Broncos are now 4-2 after a homecoming win over the Hermleigh Cardinals Friday night.

The Broncos narrowly escaped a Cardinals comeback, and emerged victorious in the shootout, by a score of 64-60.

Bronco Seniors Ruben Moya and Reagan Perez were crowned this year’s homecoming King and Queen during the game.…

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Cubs sting Yellowjackets

By Brian Brisendine, Editor

The Brownfield Cubs were the victors of an offensive battle Friday night with the Kermit Yelowjackets, notching a 66-41 win in their final pre-district tune up. The Cubs improve to 2-4 with the win, which saw six different Brownfield players put points on the board.

A bright spot for the Cubs was kicker Daniel Ramirez, who was a perfect 10-for-10 on the night with nine successful point-after attempts and a 30-yard field goal, to boot.…

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Sports Updates

Two PRs pace Wildcats run

The Wellman-Union Wildcats and Lady Cats made a good showing at Mae Simmons Park in the Lubbock Invitational Cross Country Meet.

Brodey Yates ran a personal best of 17:37.7 to finish the three mile run with an 8th place medal in the 1A Boys division. 

Hunter Neill came in 52nd and Rigo Rios was 59th  to complete the boys runners.  On the Lady Cats side, Ally Mixon finished 29th in the two mile run with a personal best of 14:12.7 and Jade Griffiths came in 36th with a personal best time of 14:19.1. 

The next action for Wellman-Union comes in Sundown on September 30.…

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Cub tennis stays hot

Last Saturday the Cubs tennis team hit the road and traveled to Snyder for a non district match against the Tigers.

The day got off to a great start for The Cubs, as they jumped out to a 6-1 lead at the conclusion of the doubles round.

Brownfield got wins from Nikolas Salazar / Jason Cabe (6-3, 6-0), Devin Rodriguez / Jacob Clark (6-4, 4-6, 10-8), Regan Harrell / Holly Williams (6-2, 6-2), Julie Enns / Cassidy Cooper (6-1, 6-3), Darrianne Dorris / Alazeah Mireles (6-4, 6-2), and Alan Cowan / Chris Burris won by default.…

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Broncos drop a close one to Spur

By Mandy Contreras, Staff Writer

The Meadow Broncos, despite an amazing effort, are now 2-2 after Friday night’s loss to the Spur Bulldogs.

The exciting game had fans of both sides on their feet, as it came down to the last few minutes.

The Bulldogs were first to strike, going up 20-0 early in the game.…

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Area News

Gas Prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

Pumps in Brownfield were set at $2.49/g for regular unleaded.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.53/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.…

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Landfill cell is major part of City budget

The City of Brownfield began a new fiscal year Sunday with two major capital projects planned in the current budget.

Ground was broken last week for the new Fire Department, which is expected to be completed in late 2018.

Also in the works are plans for a new cell at the city landfill.…

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Columbus holiday closings announced

Columbus Day will be celebrated on Monday, October 9. Businesses closing on that day include all banks and lending institutions.
All government offices – National, State and local – will be closed in observance of the holiday.
The Kendrick Memorial Library will also be closed.
For other businesses, please check with the individual business.…

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