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Area 3-1A Track Results

April 19, 2017

Meadow High School and Wellman-Union High School both participated in the Area 3 Track Meet held recently at Peoples Bank Stadium in Wolfforth.
The top four finishers in each event qualify for Regional competition.

Events and MHS or W-UHS finishers were:

Boys
3200 M Run
W-U Brodey Yates 3rd

800 M Run
W-U Brodey Yates 1st

100 M Dash
W-U Albert Alaniz 4th

400 M Dash
MHS Robert Sanchez 2nd

1600 M Run
W-U Brodey Yates 2nd

High Jump
MHS Robert Sanchez 1st

Long Jump
W-U Albert Alaniz 2nd

Triple Jump
W-U Albert Alaniz 3rd

Girls
3200 M Run
W-U Gracen Key 1st
(Personal Best of 12:48)

800 M Run
W-U Gracen Key 1st
(Season Best of 2:26.49)
W-U Jade Griffiths 5th and Regional Alternate

100 M Hurdles
W-U Danae Steiger 3rd
 
300 M Hurdles
W-U Danae Steiger 4th

1600 M Run
W-U Gracen Key 1st

Triple Jump
W-U Jacy Rowden 3rd

(Meadow girls results were not available at press time.)…

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Annual Quilt Show set

April 19, 2017

The Cotton Quilters Guild of Terry County will be presenting their 11th Annual Quilt Show on Friday, April 21 from 9:00 – 5:00 p.m. through Saturday, April 22 from 9:00 – 4:00.

Admission is free to this event held at the Terry County Senior Center at 1201 Tahoka Road. A barn quilt will be raffled off.…

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BISD approves calendar

April 19, 2017

The Brownfield ISD Board of Trustees met Monday night and the highlight of the meeting was the naming of Jeff Smith as the new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. (See related story in this issue.)

Announced as the new Head Girls Basketball Coach was Michelle Wyatt. (See related story in this issue.)

Also on the agenda were the naming of the Student and Employee of the Month for April.…

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Cub netters grab 6th District title

April 19, 2017

The Brownfield Cubs tennis team ran away with their sixth consecutive district title last week, overwhelming the competition from Denver City, Levelland, and Seminole.

The Cubs now have district championships at the 2A, 3A, and 4A levels.

“I am very proud of the way the team played today” said coach Rich Hammons.…

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Jeff Smith named Cubs AD

April 19, 2017

The Brownfield Cubs began a new era Monday with the hiring of Jeff Smith as the district’s new Head Football Coach and Athletic Director.

Coach Smith was hired by unanimous consent from the BISD school board during its regular monthly meeting following a whirlwind application and interview process that saw the Cubs’ top athletic job filled less than three weeks after Bryan Welps announced his resignation.…

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ISF to shut down June 2

April 18, 2017

Brownfield’s city-owned prison will soon be vacant.

The West Texas Intermediate Sanction Facility (ISF) will transfer its inmates and shut its doors by June 2, according to Warden Lepher Jenkins.

The facility’s chief administrator told the Brownfield News on Tuesday that preparations are underway for the closure and he was preparing to inform his staff of the plan.…

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Child Abuse Training

April 17, 2017

A Professional Training on how to spot child abuse and what each department’s job is in dealing with reports of child abuse or neglect was held at the Brownfield Police Department on Thursday, April 13. Speakers were Crystal Cash who is the Children’s Protective Services Investigative Supervisor and John Wuerflein of the Child Advocacy Center.…

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Women in Ag Conference

April 17, 2017

A Women in Ag conference was held on Wednesday, April 12 in the Fulford Barn. A large crowd of women enjoyed speakers throughout the day focusing on the special interests of women involved in agriculture.

Mayor Tom Hesse opened the day with a proclamation proclaiming the day to be Women in Ag Day in Terry County.…

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Hood named W-U Head Coach

April 17, 2017

There’s a new wildcat in town.

Wellman-Union Superintendent Aaron Waldrip announced Thursday afternoon that Joseph Hood has been hired as Athletic Director and head football coach for the 2017-2018 school year.

Hood has coached in Brownfield for two years with previous stops in Lamesa, Littlefield, Seagraves, Dalhart and Winters.

The coach told the Brownfield News Friday morning that he is excited about the new opportunity.…

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A Taste of Terry County

April 12, 2017

A fun weekend of celebrating wine and wine grapes was held in Terry County this past week with two special events.

The weekend started off at the Triple D restaurant.

“An Evening with a Winemaker” was held in the local restaurant. Jim Evans of Lost Oak Winery was present and brought with him three wonderful wines.…

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