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Slaton stampeded by Mustangs in District, 45-2

By Nolan Alexander Slatonite Intern The Slaton Tigers completed their three game road trip and bye week at Mustang Stadium, playing Denver City on Friday (Oct. 15), losing 45-2 and falling to 2-5 on the season and 1-1 in District. The scoring was one-sided in favor of Denver City throughout the entire game. The first…

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Roosevelt out soars the Owls 58-0 to continue perfect run

By Nolan Alexander Slatonite Intern The Roosevelt Eagles traveled on the road to keep their undefeated streak alive against the Reagan County Owls on Friday (Oct. 15). Their defense yet again was able to hold another team scoreless and claim the victory 58-0. The first quarter was all Eagles as they were able to score…

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Running on to Regional Contest

Elijah Culver runs down the course at Mae Simmons Park during District Contest Oct. 11. He, Ivan Venzor, Isaiah Chapa, Ishmael Gonzales, Xavier Riojas, Curtis Holland and Anguel Lopez will run in the Regional meet Monday (Oct. 25) again at Mae Simmons Park in the hopes to advance to State in Round Rock. Abby Daniel…

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Tigers lose heartbreaker to Post, head to bye week

By Nolan Alexander Slatonite Intern The Slaton Tigers took on the Post Antelopes on Friday (Sept. 24), losing 19-25 in a loss that was measured in a game of inches. The first quarter was a back and forth between the teams with Post coming out with a 30-yard passing touchdown and with an unsuccessful point…

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Eagles still the Whirlwinds 61-0 in homecoming match

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Roosevelt Eagles continued their streak heading into their bye week, shutting out the Floydada Whirlwinds 61-0 Friday evening (Sept. 24). Landers was happy for the team winning their homecoming game. “Our guys played really well last Friday Night against Floydada. I was really proud of the way they executed…

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Slaton XC competes strong in Lubbock Invitational

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton boys and girls track teams competed in the Lubbock Invitational Saturday afternoon (Sept. 25), the first of several meets at Mae Simmons Park. The boys team finished eighth overall while the girls placed 20th. Coach Landon Sims said this was a good way to start preparing for District,…

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Slaton earns 1st win of the season against Cougars

By Nolan Alexander Slatonite Intern The Slaton Tigers won their first game of the season Friday (Sept. 17) with a 40-0 win on Homecoming versus Odessa Compass Academy. The first quarter of the game began with a kickoff to the Tigers, who started with good field position. They drove the whole way down the field…

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Eagles continue winning streak over Dimmit, 56-6

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Roosevelt Eagles continued their streak this season defeating the Littlefield Wildcats 56-6 Friday (Sept. 17) in Dimmitt. Head Coach Matt Landers said the team keeps getting better each week, but still can keep improving. “(We) still have some work to do, but we are getting better. Dimmitt was a…

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XC Boys take 1st, girls 4th in Plainview Invitational

By Melissa McCaghren Slatonite GM The Slaton Tiger Cross Country teams got a taste of how District was shaping up Saturday morning (Sept. 18) when they competed in the Plainview Invitational. The boys won the meet with 34 points, while the girls finished fourth with 92 points. The lowest score, based on individual finishes, determines…

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Tigers dealt a 2nd loss in a row by Abernathy, 46-8

By Nolan Alexander Slatonite Intern This week the Slaton Tigers traveled to Antelope Stadium in Abernathy for their second regular season  game. The Tigers were looking to bounce back off of a 29-8 loss to Snyder. Instead, Slaton lost to the Antelopes 46-8 Friday evening (Sept. 3). In the first quarter, Abernathy scored on a…

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