Junior High Track  |  April 7, 2017 11:53 am  |  Article Hits: 468
by Lonnie Flippen -

There is an old sports adage that says, "No one runs around shouting that we're number two." The "Magnificent Seven" - the seven junior high Valentine Lady Pirates - that's 100% of the junior high girls in the smallest school in Texas - aren't ashamed to boast about being the runner up track team out of District 9A for 2017.   READ MORE
Junior High Track  |  March 27, 2017 8:03 am  |  Article Hits: 81
by Lonnie Flippen -

The Valentine Junior High Pirates, along with the 6th graders, travelled to Study Butte, the home of Big Bend ISD, on Thursday, March 23 to help the Big Bend Piasanos with the grand opening of their new track. Big Bend ISD is one of a handful of Class A schools west of the Pecos River to have their own track facility. There was a large crowd of locals that came out on a very hot and very windy day for the historic event. A small group of athletes also participated from Marathon.  READ MORE
Junior High Track  |  March 22, 2017 11:28 am  |  Article Hits: 124
by Lonnie Flippen -

The Valentine Pirates - grades 6-8 - will travel to Big Bend ISD on Thursday, March 23 for an invitational track meet. Big Bend ISD has recently completed a new track facility and Valentine will be part of its grand opening along with athletes from Marathon ISD.  READ MORE
Junior High Track  |  March 10, 2017 11:50 am  |  Article Hits: 128
by Lonnie Flippen -

The Valentine Junior High Pirates girl's team were in Van Horn Thursday evening, March 9th for the Van Horn Eagles Junior High Relays. The Pirates finished in 7th place overall behind Alpine, Presidio, Van Horn, Wink and district 9A schools, Marfa and Balmorhea.

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Junior High Track  |  April 8, 2016 2:03 pm  |  Article Hits: 28
by Lonnie Flippen -

The Junior High Pirate's track team, Samantha Kuhlman and Jaymie Sanchez, travelled to Van Horn on Thursday afternoon, April 7th, for the 9A District Meet. The two seventh grade girls were entered in four events each. Jaymie won third place in the discus with a throw of 62 feet 31/2 inches.  READ MORE
Junior High Track  |  March 31, 2016 2:09 pm  |  Article Hits: 25
by Elvis Tarango -

Upcoming athletes are starting their track and field journey from junior high. According to Coach Flippen, on Thursday March 31st, Jaymie Sanchez will be traveling to her very first track meet ever in Van Horn. She will be competing in the 100m dash, followed by the 200m, and she will also be throwing the discus.  READ MORE
Junior High Track  |  February 29, 2016 2:45 pm  |  Article Hits: 23
by Lonnie Flippen -

Samantha Kuhlman was the one and only JH Pirate trackster this past Saturday, February 27th to run in the Sanderson Junior High Track Meet. Samantha participated in the 100 meters, the 400 meters, and the high jump. She indicated to me that she wanted to high jump because Latham Garnsey had "inspired" her last year.  READ MORE
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