Area Sports

Girls hoops split District games against Tulia, Childress

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Tigerettes had an interesting week, culminating in a nerve-shattering 39-38 win against the Tulia Lady Hornets Jan. 5 before dropping a 42-69 game against the Childress Lady Cats Friday (Jan. 8). Head Coach Tiffany Potts said the Tulia game was a bit of a struggle, but was proud…

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Tigers continue District struggle in pair of losses

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Tigers were handed a couple of losses this past week in District play, losing 60-65 to the Tulia Hornets Jan. 5 and then Childress Bobcats 36-64 Jan. 8. In spite of these struggles, Head Coach Stacy Godfrey saw some positives in both games. “We really shot well from…

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Tigers lose pair of games during Christmas break

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM Head Coach Stacy Godfrey could sum up the Tiger basketball team’s struggles in one sentence. “Right now we are struggling to put four quarters of play together and able to finish a game the way we start,” he said. The Tigers lost their game to Lubbock Christian 76-61 Dec. 29,…

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Tigerettes fall short in Roosevelt, Littlefield games

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Christmas break brought joy to many, but the  Tigerettes saw the Grinch come and play as they dropped two games last week. The team lost 34-50 in a non-District game against the Littlefield Lady ‘Cats Dec. 29 and then 27-39 in District against the Roosevelt Lady Eagles Jan. 2.…

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Tigerettes maul Abernathy 45-39 in District play

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Tigerettes received an early Christmas present Tuesday (Dec. 22) when they defeated the Abernathy Lady Lopes 45-39 during District play. The Tigerettes are 1-1 in District. Head Coach Tiffany Potts couldn’t be more proud of her team in the victory. “Abernathy was a big District game for our…

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Tigers fall short in match against Abernathy, 37-49

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Tigers opened up their District season on a tough note, losing 49-37 against the Abernathy Antelopes Dec. 22 at home. That said, Head Coach Stacy Godfrey felt the team played tough overall. “Tuesday night’s game we came up short at the end. We had a great first half of…

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Tiger basketball struggles in pair of contests

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Tigers basketball team was dealt a couple of tough losses this past week. The team lost to the Littlefield Wildcats 40-56 on Tuesday (Dec. 15) and then the Tahoka Bulldogs 31-40 Friday (Dec. 18). Head Coach Stacy Godfrey said the team has been struggling on shooting and other…

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Tigerettes lose District home opener, win against Tahoka

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Tigerettes had a bit of a rough start to their District season, losing to Idalou 26-60 Tuesday (Dec. 15), but bounced back to defeat Tahoka 75-19 Friday (Dec. 18). Head Coach Tiffany Potts said the team struggled a bit in their District opener against the Lady Cats. “Idalou…

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Boys basketball returns to action after quarantine, splits games

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Tigers Basketball team jumped back into action after a COVID quarantine to split their games over Tuesday and Friday nights (Dec. 8 and 11). The Tigers lost to the Denver City Mustangs 61-42 Dec. 8, but pounced back against the Sundown Roughnecks 56-44 for Senior Night. Head Coach…

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Tigerettes split Denver City, Sundown

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Tigerettes had its share of ups and downs as it defeated Denver City 45-19 Tuesday (Dec. 8) but lost to the Sundown Roughettes 49-35 Friday (Dec. 11). Head Coach Tiffany Potts said the game against the Lady Mustangs was well played. “At Denver City on Tuesday, the girls…

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