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Weekend Sports Preview


The 2-0 Marfa Shorthorns took the 0-2 Sanderson Eagles 53 to 8 last Friday. Tonight they head to Balmorhea to take on the 1-1 Bears.

"It's going to be a tough game. They're number ten in the state," said  Marfa High School Head Coach and Athletic Director, Jeff Jones, speaking about tonight's game. "We're really looking forward to the challenge," he added.

The 1-1 Alpine Fightin’ Bucks face off against the 1-2 Pecos Eagles, while the 1-1 Fort Davis Indians are slated to take on the 0-2 Fort Hancock Mustangs.

There are several games taking place in the Permian Basin at 7:30 tonight. The 2-0 Odessa Bronchos are matched up with 2-0 Tascosa, while the 1-1 Midland Lee Rebels take on Southlake's 2-0 Carroll Dragons. The 2-0 Permian Panthers will play 1-1 Americas High.

The Sul Ross Lobos suffered a 15 to 61 loss to Texas Lutheran University last Saturday. Sophomore Derrick Bernard threw two touchdown passes, one of them caught by senior Cordrick Mobley. Tomorrow (Saturday Sept. 13th at 1pm) they play the Southwestern University Pirates.

Tune into your public radio station every Friday at noon -- following the top-of-the-hour newscast -- for our regional weekend sports preview.