The Rice Consolidated Raiders (5-4, 3-2) did not defend their district championship this season, but they are going to the playoffs after a third-place finish in District 13.
The Louise Hornets (1-9, 1-3) have a Paul Bunyan-sized task Thursday night in Brenham when they face the Bermond Tigers (9-1, 4-0) in the first round of the playoffs.
A year after missing the playoffs, the El Campo Ricebirds (8-2, 4-2) are back and, this Friday, they will take on the Fredericksburg Billies (6-4, 4-1) in the bi-district round at Bastrop Memorial Stadium.
Making it to state as a freshman isn’t unheard of, but it is uncommon.
The El Campo Ladybirds lost a competitive game to the Bellville Brahmarettes 3–1 in the bi-district round of the Texas Division 4A playoffs 25-17, 26-24, 25-17, 25-10.
The El Campo Ricebirds and the West Columbia Roughnecks found yards tough to come by Friday night at Ricebird Stadium. With the battle for the second seed in District 13, it was the Roughnecks who hung on to beat the Ricebirds 17-9.
On the line Friday night at Ricebird stadium is a playoff seed.
Listed at 5’ 6” and 175 pounds on his Hudl page (a website used to promote game film to college coaches) is El Campo Ricebirds senior Javien Williams.
After a week of practice, the El Campo Ladybirds basketball team got their first taste of action Saturday morning at Ricebird gym in a scrimmage against Victoria West.
The Louise Hornets (1-8, 1-2) get one final home game before closing out the regular season. The Hornets this Friday will play the Flatonia Bulldogs (8-1, 3-0).
Playoff seeding is on the line Friday night for the Rice Consolidated Raiders (4-4, 2-2) when they go on the road to play the Hempstead Bobcats (5-4, 1-3).
Rice Consolidated Raider senior William Lujan missed out on going to the state cross country meet by two places as a junior. In his final year, he came into the season knowing he was going to make state this time around.
District 25’s fourth playoff spot was on the line Tuesday night in El Campo. The Wharton Lady Tigers gave the El Campo Ladybirds a scare early in the first set. But it was the Ladybirds who secured the fourth and final playoff spot with a three-set sweep over the Lady Tigers 12-25, 13-25, 8-25.
The El Campo Ricebirds (8-1, 4-1) knew they were going to get the Bay City Blackcats (0-9, 0-6) best punch Friday night at Memorial Stadium. The Ricebirds weathered everything Bay City had but pulled away in the second half beating them 40-14, securing El Campo a spot in the playoffs after m…
Former El Campo Ricebirds center Joey Hunt has waited patiently on the Seattle Seahawks roster for his shot. With starting center Justin Britt out for the season with an injury, Hunt, his backup, will get a chance to start the rest of the way.
The small school, small staff, small roster Louise Hornets were named the Texasfootball.com 2A team of the week. Underdogs in every game they’ve played this season, including Friday night’s home game against Somerville, the Hornets hung on and picked up their first win of the season which al…
The Louise Hornets (1-7, 1-1) got a taste of winning last Friday night at home. In week nine, the Hornets will get a chance to feed their hunger with two weeks left in the season when they make the long road trip to Caldwell to play the Snook Bluejays (3-5, 1-1).
El Campo and Bay City this Friday will play in the 115th edition of the oldest rivalry in Texas when the El Campo Ricebirds (7-1, 3-1) travel down south to play the Bay City Blackcats (0-8, 0-5).
On the line last Friday night at home for the El Campo Ladybirds was a tie for the third seed in District 25. However, it was the Sealy Lady Tigers who won in five sets 25-12, 21-25, 21-25, 25-21, 12-15.
No one person had the high scorecard in week eight of the football contest. Three people tied with 12 correct guesses for the top three spots.
The Rice Consolidated Raiders (4-3, 2-1) will have a tough matchup at home against the Columbus Cardinals (6-2, 3-0).
Hornets Head Coach Joe Bill talks to his team following his first win as a head coach.
The El Campo Ladybird cross country team is looking for a spot at state when they run at the regional meet Monday in Corpus Christi.
Coming into the season, the El Campo Ricebirds (7-1, 3-1) were predicted to finish last in District 13 according to Texasfootball.com.
The Louise Hornets (1-7, 1-1) led 13-12, but in the final moments of Friday night's home game it was the Somerville Yeguas (2-6, 0-3) who were attempting the go-ahead 30-yard field goal with seconds left. The kick went wide right and the Hornets picked up their first win of the season, secur…
In the five team district 14 in 2A Division 2, all it takes is one win to secure a spot in the playoffs.
One by-product of the El Campo Ricebirds winning and unrivaled rushing attack in the area is it’s attracting attention.
The El Campo Ladybirds put up a good fight Friday night on the road against the Needville Lady Jays, but it wasn’t enough as they fell in four sets, 26-24, 18-25, 24-26, 19-25.
In week seven of the football contest, the numbers came down slightly. The overall winner of this week’s contest had 13 correct games picked. Faith Richardson of El Campo picked right nine of the 10 college football games this week and, with four more correct NFL games, she won first-place o…
The Rice Consolidated Raiders (3-3, 1-1) will look to keep their momentum when they head out on the road Friday night to play the Hitchcock Bulldogs (3-4, 1-1).
At the district cross county meet Monday in Brookshire Royal, El Campo runners behind a career-best performance from senior Maddy Dewey took home a third-place finish as a team and will be moving on to regionals at Texas A&M Corpus Christi in a little over a week.
The El Campo Ricebirds (7–1, 3–1) used a dominant defensive performance Friday night to shutout the Sealy Tigers (4–2, 1–2) 28–0 at Ricebird Stadium.
The Louise Hornets boys cross country runners extended their season a little longer Monday after by placing third overall as a team at the district meet at Green Dixon Park in Shiner. Junior Javier Olvera finished first, winning the district championship by a whopping 34 seconds.
Nothing like a good olefashioned blowout. The Ricebirds did it to Brazosport Friday night and Brenda Thane of El Campo did it in week six of the football contest with 14 correct picks. Thane’s card like a lot of other cards this week picked all seven pro-football games correctly. I’m stunned…
Both the Boling Bulldogs (1-4) and the Rice Consolidated Raiders (2-3) lost their first district game last week. Now the two teams will meet this Friday in Altair with a chance to grab a win and give themselves a better chance at making the playoffs with only three games left.
A battle of two top 10 teams is happening at Ricebird stadium this Friday night when the El Campo Ricebirds (6-1, 2-1), ranked 10th in 4A DI, according to Texasfootball.com, hosts the number nine Sealy Tigers (4-1, 1-1).
The Burton Bulldogs, the Louise Hornets’ next opponent, has been one of the top teams in 2A the last few seasons. This year the Bulldogs are struggling with three wins and a two-game losing streak, including dropping their first district game to Flatonia.
With three 100 plus yard runners the El Campo Ricebirds showed why their run game is so lethal after practically running the Brazosport Exporters out of Hopper Field on Friday in a 51-17 District 13-4A D-I victory.
Making a varsity roster is tough. For freshmen, it’s near impossible. In the nearly two decades that El Campo Ricebirds Head Coach Wayne Condra has been in coaching with the school, he can only count on one hand the number of times the team has had a freshman on the varsity roster.
Louise Hornets runners Monday morning will be competing at the district cross-country meet in Shiner. This year the Hornets have their eye on a big prize, the district championship.
The El Campo Ricebirds (5-1) hung on Friday night at home to beat the Fulshear Chargers (0-6) 33-29, with the win they grab their first district win of the year.
The El Campo Ladybirds fell to 2-3 in district following a road sweep Tuesday night to the Sealy Lady Tigers 22-25, 25-27, 19-25.
The El Campo Ricebirds (4-1) had a tough day at the office on the road against the Needville Bluejays (4-1) in week four. With most teams in the area getting a bye week, the Ricebirds won’t get any time to sit and dwell on the loss, and this Friday they’ll play the Fulshear Chargers (0-5), w…
The Louise Hornets (0-5) quest for a win has extended into week six when they travel to play the Brazos Cougars (1-4) this Friday night.
The Rice Consolidated Raiders (1-3), after picking up their first win of the year in week four, will look to make it two in a row against Brazos Cougars (1-3) at home this Friday.
Following a successful non-district schedule which saw the El Campo Ricebird dominate the competition, they will now turn to the part of their season that matters, district.
The El Campo Ricebirds are getting some recognition for their hot start this season. Following the Ricebirds win over the Wharton Tigers, Wayne Condra was named Head Coach Of The Week by the Texas Football Magazine.
The Louise Hornets (0-4) get another chance to pick up their first win of the season when they go on the road to play the Stockdale Brahmas (0-4) this Friday night in week five.
The Louise Lady Hornets are closing the book on non-district play. Louise will now look towards district play in which they hope they’ll make a return to the playoffs after just missing out last season. The Lady Hornets finished tied with the Flatonia Lady Bulldogs but lost out on the chance…
The Wharton Tigers and El Campo Ricebirds annual River Battle lived up to its namesake Friday night. While the Tigers gave everything they had it was the Ricebirds who landed the final blows to take the 31-13 road win.
The El Campo Ladybirds (2-0) dominated the Brookshire Royal Lady Flacons (0-2) Tuesday night in three straight sets 25-15, 25-1, 25-11.