On April 9, the District 4-3A track and field meet was held at Buck Stadium in Alpine. Teams included Alpine, Presidio, Tornillo, Anthony, and Kermit.
The Alpine High School tennis team had its last tournament before districts on March 30-31. The tournaments took place in Sanderson, and according to Coach Rick Garcia, the players made great showings on both days.
The Alpine High School varsity track team traveled to Lubbock on April 1 to compete at the Lions 2 Relays. This was the team’s final competition before the District 4-3 championship, which will be held on Friday, April 9.
Alpine track and field had a very successful showing in their home meet on March 20. Alpine boys put up 233 points to place first overall. The girls team scored 291 points, winning the girls division.
Coach Rick Garcia and the Fightin' Buck tennis team have completed two tournaments in March, one at the Fort Stockton meet, and another at the Fort Davis meet. They also competed in a dual in Fort Davis.
In the first meet of the season at the Comanche Relays, Alpine High School’s track and field took second place in both the girls and boys teams. Vanessa Rice placed first in the 20 meter, the long jump, and the triple jump. Brady Crump took first place in high jump.
All-District selections have been decided for the Bucks basketball team this 2020-2021 season. It was a special season, and many were involved to make it happen, but here are the District selections.
Another season is in the books for the Alpine Lady Bucks basketball team. Although they fell short of the District title, this group has a lot to be proud of this year. Here are the results of District selections.
On March 2 the Alpine Fightin' Buck Band competed in the University Interscholastic League Concert and Sight Reading Contest in Andrews. The band performed three pieces of music for a panel of judges - one marching piece, and two pieces from a UIL list.
Track and field has begun, and coaches Cory Cason and Albert De Leon have shared some of what we should expect this 2021 season. Seventy total high school athletes are participating in track and field this year, and the first varsity meet was held in Fort Stockton on Feb. 27.
Head coach Adam Llanez was able to give the Avalanche a preview for Fightin’ Buck 2021 baseball. It's not surprising the team is looking forward to this year's season, as last year’s play was cut short because of COVID.
Alpine won the Sonora Tournament on Feb. 27 for a great start to the season, and according to coach Monica Salmon, "I could not have asked for a better week of Lady Buck softball."
Playoff basketball began on Feb. 20 for the Bucks. The boys had already claimed the District title the week before. Now they would face the Littlefield Wildcats at Andrews High School.
Lee Sanchez is the powerlifting coach at Alpine High School, and he and his students have enjoyed much success so far this season. Sanchez recently talked with the Avalanche, and answered some questions about the sport, himself, and the team.
On Jan. 5, the Lady Bucks varsity traveled to Anthony for an evening matchup against the Lady Wildcats, and they would be without the talented Carrasco sisters in this one.
Aaron Lara was an offensive lineman for the Fightin' Bucks who had great success over the course of his high school career. Congratulations go out to him as he has been chosen as the newest member of the Sul Ross State University football team, and has signed his letter of intent.
On Dec. 18, the Lady Buck varsity basketball team faced the Van Horn Lady Eagles at home. It was a slow start for Alpine as Van Horn came out hitting everything, so the Lady Bucks trailed early. The Lady Eagles led 13-7 after the first.
On Dec. 11 the Fightin' Bucks took on the Pecos Eagles at home. In the first half, the game was close throughout with several lead changes. The Bucks kept it close by getting to the line, as well as knocking down free throws.
On Dec. 11-12 the Lady Bucks had two games that they handily won. Against Pecos at home, they beat the Lady Eagles 53-28, and at Marfa, they came out ahead, 52-25.
On Dec. 15 the Alpine Fightin' Bucks faced the Greenwood Rangers. In the first quarter the Bucks did what they could to keep the game within grasp, as Isaiah Nunez and Aiden Morrissey came to play, Cody Barragon came out early with a nice three pointer.
Boys varsity basketball had three games scheduled in a five day span, but the Dec. 5 game against Fort Stockton was canceled. Thus, there were two home games, those against Rankin on Dec. 4 and Fort Hancock on Dec. 8.
Before the Thanksgiving holiday, D'Angelo Gonzales made his way to the Texas capitol to compete in the State cross country meet on Nov. 23. It took place at Old Settler's Park in Round Rock, where 124 Class 3A racers represented 47 schools.