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
One man has been the main public address announcer for Ricebirds baseball over the last two-plus decades. Turk Krenek, the father of Ricebirds coach Russell Krenek, has been the voice heard over the loudspeakers at home baseball games longer than any player on the current team has been alive.
The El Campo Ricebirds have two games left before they head to the playoffs. Left on the schedule is a final District game at home with Stafford on Friday and a road non-District game with Brazosport.
The El Campo tennis team did not advance to State this year.
The Louise Lady Hornet golf team today and tomorrow are competing in the Regional tournament at the Oso Golf Course in Corpus Christi. By winning the District championship in Weimar earlier in the month with a team score of 509 they became the first girl’s team since Louise has been in the 2…
The El Campo Ladybirds (17-5, 10-2 in District) will travel to Weimar to play a three-game series with the Caldwell Lady Hornets (17-6, 6-4 in District) Friday and Saturday to open up the first round of the playoffs.
With the season winding down for the Wharton County Junior College Pioneers, they’ll play a non-conference game with the Sugar Land Skeeters today at Constellation Field at 7:05 p.m.
The El Campo Ricebirds scored early and got late offense as they breezed past the Wharton Tigers in seven innings on the road Monday night.
At the Area track meet in Sealy Wednesday afternoon in the off and on drizzling rain, the El Campo Ricebirds track team competed and won the right to compete in nine events at Regionals.
El Campo boys and girls golf will play in the Regional golf tournament in Corpus Christi on Monday and Tuesday. The girls golf team will be looking to punch their tickets to State at the Oso Golf Course. Senior Blaine Bullard will be representing the boys team as an individual golfer and pla…
The El Campo Ladybirds ended District play Tuesday night with a 13-0 win over Wharton on the road in five innings. The win, gives the Ladybirds back-to-back run-rule wins.
Louise assistant coach Joe Bill has been with the district since 2005 and has been coaching football and other sports for 35 years. Next season will be his first as a head football coach after being unanimously voted by the school board to become Louise’s next atheltic director replacing Hea…
The El Campo Ricebirds fell to the Sealy Tigers 7-1 at home Friday night. The loss drops the Ricebirds to 17-7 on the season and 6-3 in District play and gives the Tigers the tie-breaker if the two finish District with the same record.
The El Campo tennis team, following wins at District, will be at the Regional tournament this Thursday and Friday at HEB Tennis Center in Corpus Christi. El Campo’s mixed doubles team and a girls and boys singles will represent the Ricebirds as they look for a chance to punch their way to State.
The El Campo Ladybirds run-ruled the Sealy Lady Tigers 17-3 in five innings Friday night at home to clinch the second playoff seed in District.
The El Campo track team showed well at the District meet Thursday in Stafford. Boys and girls track each had an athlete finish as District champion in five combined events. Overall the track team had 15 events qualify for the Area track meet which will take place next Wednesday in Sealy.
The El Campo Ladybirds run-rule the Brookshire Royal Lady Falcons 17-0 in four innings on the road Tuesday night. The Ladybirds got no-hitter from sophomore Mackenzie Matlock and picked up 13 hits to soar high over the Falcons.
The El Campo Ricebirds took down the Brookshire Royal Falcons 14-2, run-ruling them in five innings. The Ricebirds pounded out 11 hits and held the Falcons to four as they picked up their 17th win of the season and moved to 6-2 in District play.
Two El Campo Ladybird teammates, seniors, wing Aubree Matthews and post Natalia Terrell found themselves as opponents during the 10th annual Victoria College Chick-Fli-A All-Star game at the Victoria College Sports Center.
El Campo will send two athletes to the Victoria College Chick-fil-A All-Star game at the Victoria College Sports Center. Senior wing Aubree Matthews and senior post Natalia Terrell will compete today in the 10th annual game, tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.
The El Campo Ricebirds have eclipsed their 2018 win total of 14 wins after beating Needville Friday night and Bay City Saturday morning.