Northwest blanks Tascosa to claim area-round win


With an elite display of their run game, the Northwest Texans ran over Amarillo Tascosa  Friday night at Abilene Christian University’s Anthony Field at Wildcat Stadium to defeat the Rebels, 41-0.  The bulk of the scoring was accomplished by the running back duo of Ife Durodoye and Nate Jean, who combined for five trips to the end zone to end […]

Paradise defeats Dalhart to claim area title


The Paradise Panthers took down Dalhart 61-14 in the area round of the playoffs Friday behind quarterback Austin Iglesias’ six touchdowns.  Iglesias threw for 210 yards and tacked on 106 rushing yards on 15 carries en route to an area title at Vernon’s Lion Stadium Friday. Paradise will move on to face Bushland next Friday in the regional round.  “It […]

Update for Friday, November 17, 2023

JURY DELIVERS 60-YEAR SENTENCE FOR SEX CRIME — A Wise County man was sentenced to 60 years in prison Thursday after a jury found him guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a disabled person. Bradley Dale Higgins, 61, was taken into custody at the conclusion of the three-day trial in 271st District Court in Decatur. Prosecutors presented evidence that Higgins sexually assaulted the victim around Jan. 3, 2019, in Chico. The victim in the case testified that the sexual assaults took place not only on that day but for several years prior as well. Higgins was eligible for probation and also faced 5 to 99 years or life in prison for the first degree felony offense.