Sunday, Dec 2, 2012
Garza County News


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Bold Gold Pride

Will success from the gridiron carry on?

How do you top that?  I'm referring to the most successful season for the Post ISD football program at least in my short 20 year history as a fan of Antelope and Lady Lope athletics.

Athletic Director Coach Steve Smith and his coaching staff have reached an unusual pinnacle:  three ... click for more


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Redman Completes First Pro Baseball Season

At the end of August Post native Reid Redman finished his first season as a professional minor league baseball player.

As reported in June on The Garza Post, Redman was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays to play for it's rookie league team the Princeton Rays in West ... click for more



Post Basketball Roundup

Girls High School

Post V 60, Tahoka 37 (11/20/12)

Coach Rebecca Schroeder - The Post Lady Lopes improved their record to 3-3 in preseason play before the Thanksgiving holiday with a sound victory over the nearby Tahoka Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday.  The Post team dominated the court entering the second ... click for more


Photo by PHS Photography/Juan Cabrera

Bold Gold's Cinderella Season Ends

Sonora 34, Post 10

CLYDE - "I told them I was proud of them and know that they can accomplish anything they go after in life and overcome any obstacles that encounter after seeing the way they matured and grew this season," said Post's head coach Steve Smith to his Antelopes after the season ... click for more


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Antelopes Basketball Round-up

Post's Junior High B-team won the third place plaque at the O'Donnell Boys Invitational Tournament on Saturday, November 17.  The Lopes lost the opening game against O'Donnell's A-team 65-17 then beat Morton's 8th grade team 26-25 to win 3rd place. 

On November 15th the 7th grade A-team won its game ... click for more


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Lopes, Broncos to Play for Area Title

Pep Rally - 2:00 Friday @ Courthouse

The Post Athletic Booster Club has asked for your presence at the pep rally for the Bold Gold Antelopes football team on Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Garza County Courthouse.

After the Lopes are inspired and energized by the rally, the boosters will, with your permission, paint your vehicle ... click for more



Lady Lopes Win 2 In-a-Row

Girls Basketball Round-up

The Varsity Lady Lopes picked up their first preseason win of the year despite questionable officiating in Abernathy last Friday, 53-52.   Then the L-Lopes enjoyed their second win Monday night at Ralls, 61-48.

A point was incorrectly given to Abernathy by the scorer’s table even though officials acknowledged the mistake.  ... click for more


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Antelopes' Stats Reflect Season

10 Game Season Results

As the Post Bold Gold Antelopes prepare for the Area playoff game this Friday against the Sonora Broncos at Clyde's Bulldog Stadium, we'll take time to review the season statistics of the team and the individual players.

It is one of the best seasons for Post in recent history and ... click for more


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Post Watches 1st week of Playoffs

Will play either Sonora or Ballinger next week

The post season is here and the Bold Gold Antelopes get to watch action this weekend and prepare for the winner of the Sonora versus Ballinger game to be played Friday in San Angelo.

No matter who wins Fiday, next week's Area round of the playoffs for Post is set ... click for more


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Bold Gold named "Army Strong Team of the Week"

A-J Honor Roll

On the heels of the district title win over Abernathy, the Post Antelope varsity team is recognized with a statewide honor:  the Army Strong Team of the Week in 2A football.  

The United States Army and "join together to select one team from every ... click for more


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DISTRICT CHAMPS! "Bold Gold, Do Work!"

Post 21, Abernathy 14

REDMAN STADIUM -  From the bleachers, it was difficult to pick the best Bold Gold highlight of the District 2-2A, Division II championship game.  You choose:  a 48 yard field goal, a fumble recovery for a touchdown, two interceptions or Abernathy's timely turnovers.  

Aside from the highlights of the ... click for more



Lady Lopes Basketball Season Starts

Tuesday night excitement filled the air with cheers from the "Loud Crowd" at the Antelope Arena as the injury plagued Lady Lopes took to the court to face last year’s regional finalist team, the Tulia Lady Hornets in the 2012-13 season opener.  The Lady Lopes exhibited a great deal of ... click for more


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JV Lopes Claim District Title

ABERNATHY - The Post JV ( 9-1-, 3-0 ) went to Abernathy (6-4 - 2-1) and won the district championship.  This was possibly the best performance of the season for the young junior varsity team. 

Blaine Reece rushed for three touchdowns and passed for two more in the ... click for more


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Antelope Playoff Gear on Sale

The Post Athletic Booster Club has new items for sale for the district champion Bold Gold varsity football team's entry in to the playoffs.

The t-shirts are $15.00.  Other items such as Long Sleeve shirts, Sweatshirts, and Hoodies will be available as well.  All items include the pictured design on ... click for more


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Clash of the Antelopes

Week 10 Football Preview, A-J Honor Roll

Second year Head Coach Steve Smith will lead his Bold Gold Antelopes into Friday's District 2-2A, Division II championship game against the favored Antelopes of Abernathy lead by former Post offensive coordinator Coach Darrell Daily. 

Both teams take a 4-0 league record into the final game of the regular ... click for more


Photo by Richard Soliz

Stern Runs Personal Best

LUBBOCK - Post's lone regional cross country qualifier, Isaac Stern, competed at the Region 1 cross country meet Saturday, November 3rd at Mae Simmons in Lubbock. 

Stern competed against a field of 166 runners. The senior ran a personal best time of 18:30.01 which beat his previous best by 22 ... click for more


Photo by PHS Photography/Jaycee Johnson

Shut-out in Olton Sets Up District Championship

Post 40, Olton 0

OLTON - What was billed as a sure win for the Bold Gold (4-0, 8-1) was exactly that: a 40-0 drumming of Olton (0-4, 1-8) on senior night at Mustang Memorial Stadium in a District 2-2A, Division II contest.

Taking a 21-0 lead into the second quarter, the Post coaching ... click for more


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JH Antelopes Win 2 at Olton

Football Round-up

POST 8th 33, OLTON 6 (11/1/12)

The seventh grade Post Middle School football teams went to Olton on Thursday to face the Mustangs. 

The eighth grade Bold Gold team won big 33-6. 

On Offense A.J. Escobedo ran four times for 95 yards and three touchdowns in the win.  A.J. Reed ... click for more


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JV Lopes Beat Idalou

REDMAN STADIUM - The Post Bold Gold JV ( 8-1, 2-0) defeated the Idalou Wildcats 29-12 Thursday at Jimmy Redman Stadium. For the second time this season the Lopes beat a top South Plains 2-A program (Littlfield 28-0, Idalou 29-12). Post scored touchdowns in each quarter and shut out the ... click for more


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Local Youth Compete at Punt, Pass, and Kick Sectionals

Borden County elementary students participated in the Punt, Pass, and Kick sectional competition in Lubbock last Saturday.  Those that advanced to the sectional round were Callie Edwards, Maddie Sumners, Olivia Reyes, Trey Edwards, Zeke Lott, and Corbin Sumners. 

The students were 5 of 77 competitors who advanced to sectionals, out ... click for more


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Flag Football League Ends Season

The Post Youth Athletics Group K-2nd Flag Football teams wrapped up their season on Saturday, October 20th in Tahoka at the South Plains Ironman Youth Football League End-of-Season Tournament.

The Post teams were joined by two flag teams of Tahoka in the competition.

Post was well represented by ... click for more


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3rd and 4th Grade Tackle Team Headed to Championship Game

Pep Rally on Saturday and Big Game on Sunday

The Post 3rd and 4th grade tackle football team is headed to the championship game on Sunday.  This season marks the inaugural year for the tackle league in Post.  The young Lopes will face the Seagraves Eagles for bragging rights in the 2012 South Plains Ironman Toy Bowl.

"This is ... click for more


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Bold Gold Looks to Stay Unbeaten

Friday night the Bold Gold Antelopes, take a 3-0 league record to Olton in a District 2-2, Division II match-up at 7:30 p.m. at Mustang Stadium.  

The Lopes are tied for first place with Abernathy and the Mustangs are alone in last place with an 0-3 district record.  ... click for more


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Post Players Consistently Make A-J Honor Roll

8 Lopes listed

From the beginning of the 2012 season, Post Antelopes have been listed weekly as some of the best football perfomers in the area. 

This week's list of 2A players who had impressive stats in last week's win over Floydada include eight Lopes as listed on the A-J's click for more


Photo by PHS Photography/Jaycee Johnson

Lopes Ride Winds for Playoff Birth

Post wins battle of running QBs

REDMAN STADIUM - The cold north wind couldn't hamper the running game as both Post and Floydada's quarterbacks kept their wheels warm by rushing for over 100 yards each in the District 2-2A, Division II clash in Post this past Friday. 

With the 26-16 win over Floydada, the Lopes (3-0 ... click for more


Photo by PHS Photography/Lance Dunn

V-ball Season Comes to an End

Volleyball Round-up

The Lady Lopes first district volleyball season came to an end on October 23 at Colorado City, losing 3-0. 

Although the young program couldn't produce a win in District 4-2A, vast improvement in the play of the team was witnessed by both the coaching staff and fans.  The Post varsity ... click for more



JH Bold Gold Football Report

The Post 8th grade football Antelopes were looking for a district win against the Floydada Whirlwinds Thursday at home.  The Lopes struggled on offense with AJ Escobedo running 14 times for only 73 yards with a touchdown and he passed for a touchdown to Kade Smith in the loss, 38-12.  ... click for more


Photo by PHS Photography/Lance Dunn

Post JV Rolls Over Floydada

FLOYDADA - The Post Antelopes JV (7-1, 2-0) defeated Floydada JV 40-8 on Thursday. 

The Lopes scored early and often.  Christian Saucedo got Post on the board early in the first quarter.  with runs of  one and four yards.  Jared Curtis and Blaine Reece added the 2-point plays after each ... click for more


Photo by PHS Photography/Lance Dunn

Stern Qualifies for Regional Cross Country Meet

HS & JH teams run at district meet

The Post ISD high school and middle school cross country teams did a great job Monday, October 22 at the District 3-AA cross country meet at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock, Texas .
The Post High School varsity girls team consisted of Bethany Curtis, Andi Soliz, Kelbie Oden, ... click for more


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Chilly Football Weather Expected Friday

Week 8 football preview

Friday night the Bold Gold Antelopes, 2-0 in district, face District 2-2, Division II foe the Floydada Whirlwinds (1-1) with kick-off is set for 7:30 p.m. here at Jimmie Redman Memorial Stadium. Both teams are fighting for life after district just over three weeks from now.

The Lopes are tied ... click for more



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