Lions enter bi-district

A warm-up game has been set for the Dublin Lions varsity baseball team against Hawley on Friday, April 28 at 6 p.m. in Eastland. Admission is free to the public.​​​​​​

This will get the Lions fired up for the bi-district playoff game on May 5 vs. Jim Ned at the Brownwood High School Baseball Field. The first game will start at 5 p.m. with the second set to start 30 minutes after the first has ended. If a third game is needed to break a tie, it will be held May 6 at 11 a.m.

Ticket prices for the playoff game are $5 for adults and $3 for students. All passes will be accepted.



Gilliland tops Area track meet

Cole Gilliland took gold at the Area track meet Wednesday, leaping 12 feet and 6 inches. 

Whitney Weems is also headed to the Regional meet, taking third in the discus with a 99-foot-9.5-inch throw. 

Jakob Seals placed third in the 300-meter hurdles in 41.76 seconds. 

Hans Hoekman qualified for the Regional meet in the 100-meter hurdles, placing fourth in 15.5 seconds. Seals followed in sixth. 

Ethan Price threw a personal record in shotput, 43 feet and 10 inches, taking sixth place. 

The Regional meet will be held at Abilene Christian University on Friday and Saturday. 


Moore signs with ETBU

Senior Brady Moore signs his letter of intent to play basketball at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas. Moore is pictured with his family, father Sammy and mother Jill, and Principal Keith Owen (back row, left to right), head basketball coach Will Parker and Athletic Director Bob Cervetto. 


Lady Lions improve on road

The Lady Lions lost to Coleman on Monday night 16-3, but their improvement over the past two games has been just the shot in the arm they’ve needed. 

“These last two district games were the best we have played so far,” head coach Jason Clark said. “We are hitting better and our confidence is up.” 

Grayci Vargas batted in two RBIs. Renaa Jorgensen scored a run off her single. Hannah Vargas pitched two innings, and Macie Bell pitched three innings.

Comanche 20, Dublin 4

The Lady Lions fell to Comanche 20-4 Friday but still managed several outstanding plays.

Addison Stout initiated a triple play, catching a fly ball in the outfield and then fast-thinking by Renaa Jorgenson and Jessica Enseroth caught runners out on second and third. Hannah Vargas hit a single, scored a run and stole a base. She also pitched three innings. Whitney Weems hit a single, scored and stole a base. Lessly Robles pitched 1 inning. 


Lions vying for third

The Lions defeated Coleman on Monday night, 5-2, in seven innings. 

Josh Hanes hit an in-park grand slam in the sixth inning to bring home Tim Teten, Rayce Jackson and Keith Wright. Teten hit a triple to center field in the fourth inning and came home on a sacrifice fly to left field by Bryson Fowler. The team held Coleman scoreless until the top of the final inning. Rayce Jackson hit two singles and stole a base.

The Lions sit fourth neck-and-neck with Brady vying for third place in the District behind Comanche, first, and Early, second. If the Lions defeat Bangs on Thursday, they will secure their spot. Four teams advance to playoffs, which begin on May 6. 

The team will face Bangs on the road on Thursday at 7 p.m.


Lions, Lady Lions taking on Coleman tonight

The Dublin High School Lions Varsity Baseball Team will take on Coleman at home tonight at 7 p.m. The Lady Lions will also be facing Coleman tonight at 6:30 p.m. JV boys and girls will be playing at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. respectively.

The Lions lost to Comanche, 1-0, on Friday but earned a W against Brady, 9-3, last Tuesday.

The Lions are now 2-4 in district.

Quick thinking from Josh Hanes ended the Brady game on a double play.

Tim Teten batted 4-4 hitting four singles with 2 RBIs. Keith Wright had 3 RBIs, batting 3-4 with a double.

Rayce Jackson batted in another run. He was 2-4 at the plate.

Bryson Fowler and Brady Moore each stole a base. Trask Brown hit a single.

Jacob Owen pitched five strikeouts and one earned run.


Orozco advances to Regionals

On Monday, Patricia Orozco shot 103 in the second round of District golf, taking third place to advance to the Regional competition. 

The girls’ team, Orozco, Addison Stout, Mystie Ancira and Hailey Ortega, also took third with a combined total of 979 over two rounds of golf. 

The boy’s team, Jacob Riley, Daniel Riley, Pete Korhonen, Austin Baugh and Cayson Ballenger, took sixth with a combined score of 819 over two rounds. 
Jacob Riley and Pete Korhonen each made the top ten, with scores of 99 and 92 in the second round, respectively. AJ Rodriguez played as an individual, as well. 

Dublin’s golf team competed at the first round of the district contest March 27 and 28. 

The men’s team, sat fourth after the first round, scoring 398 points, their best score so far this year. Jacob Riley was in eighth overall, having shot 94. 


Weems, Moore compete in All-Star game

Brady Moore and Whitney Weems were honored with an invitation to the Chicken Express All-Star game in Mineral Wells and competed on Saturday. 
Moore was named MVP of the boys’ game.  
About 60 kids from area schools competed in the games. 


Price wins third at state

Ethan Price brought home the bronze medal from the State powerlifting meet on Saturday. 

He opened the meet by surpassing his personal best on squat, 600 pounds. 

He lifted 450 pounds on the bench, completing his sixth lift before lunch. 

The bench press matched his lift at Region that earned him a spot in the regional record book and the outstanding bench press award. 

After a rest, he bested his personal best with a 540-pound deadlift, making a personal best 1,590-pound total. Price was also third in the region. 


Moore makes All-State Team

Dublin senior Brady Moore was awarded a spot on the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches all-state team for class 3A. 

The 6-foot 3-inch guard was one of only 20 players in the state selected for the honor. 

He was also named as one of 20 players on the all-Region team for Region I.

Moore was the MVP for District 6-3A this year, scoring 703 points in just the regular season. 

In a preseason game against San Saba, Moore drained 41 points. 

He made 229 total rebounds by the end of the regular season and averaged 73 percent shooting free throws and 45 percent on two-pointers.


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