Feral Hogs in Wharton County and all over the state will soon be available to hunt without a hunting license. Texas House Bill 317 signed by the Governor on May 31, allows anyone with the consent of the person who owns the land to kill hogs. The new bill will be ineffect on Sept 1.
At the Roth Scholarship 5K in Victoria this past weekend, members of the El Campo cross country team made waves with a number one finish. Andres Torres finished first overall with a time of 17:55.6. Torres’ run was the best of 30 plus male runners.
El Campo volleyball has found its next varsity head coach. Ladybirds Head Softball Coach Roxanne Cavazos will be pulling double-duty this upcoming season by taking over the volleyball program.
upon El Campo’s Legacy Fields over the weekend to see softball teams from all over the area, vying for the coveted Little League Texas East State Championship. The goal for organizers was to put on a successful state tournament and by many accounts, that’s what happened for the first time h…
The El Campo boys basketball team will have a new head coach this season. Former coach David Wicke left the Ricebirds for another coaching job out of the district after one season. In his place will be El Campo Transportation Director Chris Burrow who was looking to get back into teaching an…
At the Regional Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAFF) meet El Campo swimmers had big performances Saturday in the Woodlands, with many punching their ticket to the state.
This summer has been a little bit different for El Campo Ricebird athletics. With a few new rule changes, schools are now allowed to teach sport specific drills for a few hours a week and El Campo has chosen to focus on football.
This weekend El Campo’s Legacy Field will be packed with action. All five Little League softball divisons will be competing for the Texas East State Little softball champions. Major’s and 11U softball will crown their champions today. Senior league, Junior league and 10U softball will have t…
El Campo volleyball incoming senior Megan Rek took part in the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) National Volleyball tournament in Orlando, Fla, June 21-24. Rek and her team in THE 17U club division finished as the crystal bracket champions.
It’s not the crack of dawn like during the school year, but Monday at 7 a.m. the cross country team was out in full force at Ricebird Stadium running on the field and bleachers as they continue to stay in shape during the offseason, preparing for the upcoming season, just over a month away.
Coming off a middle school football District champion sweep, El Campo’s seventh and eighth grade students hit the field for the first time Monday morning.
The El Campo Ladybirds, for the rest of July, will be competing in a volleyball summer league at Victoria College.
The Texas East softball title will be won in El Campo this year. After 15 years in Seguin, the El Campo Little League will host the State tournament for the first time in Legacy Fields history. Starting on July 12, all five Little League softball divisions, 10U, 11U, Majors, Juniors and Seni…
In the nine-team Coastal Cities Aquatic Association (CCAA), the El Campo Red Wave finished in fourth place at the championship meet in Rosenberg Saturday morning.
There will be no El Campo representation in the Little League Sectionals or State this year with all teams bowing out in Area or District competition.
The first part of the Red Wave swim season is coming to an end. The Coastal Cities Aquatic Association (CCAA) today will have their final meet of the season, the championship which will be held in the Lamar Consolidated ISD pool.
In the opening game of District, the El Campo 12U All-Stars had a few late errors against Lamar National, ultimately falling 5-2 in extra innings in Rosenberg.
The El Campo volleyball team is looking for a new head coach. After one season, head coach Rhonda Morales is leaving the Ladybirds and taking a teaching position out of District. Following the season Morales had shared she planned on returning to the team but instead she and the school are m…
Underneath the cloudy skies at Legacy Field Monday night El Campo had two teams competing against Needville in District play.
Starting off the All-Star season it’s important to get game one in the double-elimination Little League tournament. On Saturday and Sunday, all three of El Campo’s teams competing across the area won their first game, setting them up to be competitive and potentially make it out of their bracket.
The seven-on-seven season has come and gone for El Campo and it has left them on the outside of the State tournament. In El Campo’s final State Qualifying Tournament in Cuero, they came out of their pool 3-0. In the State Qualifying game, the El Campo boys were nine points away from punching…
Offseason summer workouts in Louise and El Campo will start soon. The workouts this year will be a little different from seasons past. Schools throughout Texas are now allowed to work in sport-specific skills. Last season, conditioning and strength training were the only activities allowed t…
The El Campo Ricebirds finished the year in the tough 25-4A District in third-place. Despite being in third-place, District coaches awarded the Ricebirds with four of the top end-of-season awards, one more than Sealy who finished in second-place.
Texas bird hunters can begin marking their calendars for the 2019-20 migratory game seasons, this year will feature minimal changes to the schedule.
For the second straight week in a row, El Campo’s seven-on-seven squad finished a State Qualifying Tournament (SQT) 1-2.
The El Campo Red Wave swim team in their first meet of the year, a splash meet, had a good outing taking 22 first place finishes. In the small three-team meet, the Red Wave came in second place, losing out to the much larger Rosenberg swim team.
Former Louise graduate and current Boling resident Cody Knebel is hungry and, no it’s not for protein shakes or anything like that. Knebel, a powerlifting world record holder who calls Wharton County home, is in search of new challenges.
In week two in the Ganado seven-on-seven league, the undermanned Louise Hornets went 1-1. The Hornets lost to Bay City in the first game and, with no rest, beat Bloomington.
At the West Columbia seven-on-seven State Qualifying Tournament Saturday morning, El Campo played three games and did not advance out of their bracket.
Your last chance to see former Ricebird Clayton Harp play for the Sam Houston Bearkats in the Southland Conference tournament, will be this week in Sugar Land at Constellation Field.
Between baseball, volleyball and rodeo, Wharton County Junior College gives out one Johnnie Frankie Award at their annual year-end banquet.
Louise ISD held its annual academic and athletic banquet Tuesday evening at St. Andrew’s Parish Hall in Hillje.
The Louise Lady Hornets golf team ran into some tough competition at the State tournament in Austin on Monday and Tuesday finishing in 12th place.
El Campo junior Philip Hundl had one goal this year when making his second straight trip to the State track meet.
Former El Campo Ladybird pitcher, Paige Rasmussen has finished her first season of softball with the University of Dallas. Rasmussen all season long was a steady arm for the Crusaders, but during the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, the freshmen was named the pitcher of the week and…
The Louise Lady Hornets golf team will compete at the State Golf tournament this Monday and Tuesday at the Roy Kizer Golf Course in Austin.
For the first time in years, El Campo will be sending a Ricebird and a Ladybird to the State track meet. Junior Philip Hundl and sophomore Jackie Nichols will be competing in three events, today in Austin at the University of Texas.
El Campo Ricebird coaches, student athletes and family gathered for a night of food, smiles, laughs, tears and, accolades, at the El Campo Civic Center Wednesday night.
With the El Campo Ladybirds win over the Caldwell Lady Jackets, they will now face the Fredericksburg Billies in the second round of the playoffs this Thursday and Saturday in Three Rivers.
In the final game of the round one playoff series, the El Campo Ladybirds ripped a win away from the Caldwell Lady Hornets in extra innings.
El Campo will not be sending a team to the State tournament this year. The girls finished in 13th place overall with a two-day score of 851. Mckenzie Easter shot 223, Bailey Pasak shot a 211, Mallory Morales shot a 267, Bryn Rod shot a 214 and freshmen Carli Bullard shot a team-low 203. Bull…
The Ricebirds will be back at the State track meet this season. Junior Philip Hundl and sophomore Jackie Nichols qualified for State with top two finishes in three events at the Regional meet Friday and Saturday in Kingsville.
For possibly the first time in school history, a Louise girls golf team will be heading to the State tournament. The Louise Lady Hornets had a third-place finish at Regionals in Corpus Christi at the Oso Golf Course last Thursday. With the top three finish, the Lady Hornets booked a slot at …
The El Campo Ricebirds (20-8 and 8-4 in District) with their third-place finish in District 25 will face the Caldwell Hornets (24-5 and 9-1 in District) who finished second in District 26 in a three-game series starting today.
Before they play Caldwell, get to know the 2019 Ricebird playoff roster.
El Campo will have representation at the Regional track meet today. Between the boys and girls teams. El Campo will compete in nine events at Javelina Stadium in Kingsville.
Sitting in the stands, if you’ve wondered who the Ladybirds are talking to when they are shouting “Come on Bella” or “You got this Bella” from the dugout, it’s freshman Jaleena ‘Bella’ Macias.
The El Campo Ricebirds fell to the District-leading Fulshear Chargers 13-0 on the road Tuesday night. The Ricebirds had a chance at the second seed in District play, but they needed all the stars to align to pull it off. Sealy needed to lose to Needville and the Ricebirds needed to pull off …
Before the 2019 El Campo Ladybird softball team heads to the playoffs Friday and Saturday they share some of their favorite things. If you would like to listen to a pre-game mix, here are some of the songs the team listens to before games: https://spoti.fi/2UEGv0h