Friday, May 27, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

VideoLost: German mix, male, tip of one ear missing, micro chipped, last seen with blue collar and blue bone tag with name and house number. Call if found, 830-779-2512.

VideoFound: Shepherd mix, showed up near C.R. 307 and C.R. 317, La Vernia, about one week ago, has orange collar with no tags. 210-385-2892.
*Includes FREE photo online!
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Seeking individual to work in a local child-care center, paid holidays, etc., must be high school grad or GED. Apply in person at Cubs Country Childcare, 212 FM 1346 in La Vernia.
Very part-time help needed to feed cats, chickens, and horses, Monday-Friday, 2 times per day, morning after dawn but before 9 a.m. for approx. 30-45 minutes and p.m. before dark (summer about 6-8 p.m., winter 4-5 p.m.) for approx. 60-90 minutes. Suitable for someone who lives near location, which is exactly halfway between New Berlin and La Vernia. No smoking and requires working in all weather conditions. Long term job, it will not replace income, it will supplement. 830-372-5762.  
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.


Floresville tops Panthers, remains in tie for first

Floresville tops Panthers, remains in tie for first
ART TREVINO/Contributor Alex Mermea (34) looks for running room after getting a block from a fellow Tiger teammate during Floresville’s win over Medina Valley.

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
October 30, 2013
Post a comment

Floresville 14
Medina Valley 7

CASTROVILLE -- In a battle of conflicting styles, the Tigers’ running game proved superior to the Panthers’ passing game, as Floresville blew in and out of town with a 14-7 win over Medina Valley last Friday evening.

After a scoreless first quarter, the Tigers broke the stalemate midway through the second quarter as sophomore running back Alex Mermea scored from a yard out. Aaron Balles came on for the extra point, and Floresville led 7-0 with 6:11 to play in the half.

The Panthers got rolling in the closing minutes of the half, though, and scored on a 31-yard passing play from quarterback David Olvera to Devin Ogden. The point-after kick was good, and the game was tied at 7-all when the teams headed for the locker rooms.

The second half looked a lot like the first, and neither team found a scoring opportunity in the third quarter. Midway through the fourth quarter, however, the Tigers scored on another short running play, as senior Kyle Bippert ran in from the 1-yard line. Balles booted the extra point, and the score stood at 14-7 with 6:46 to play in the contest.

The Panthers were unable to respond, and while the Tigers didn’t add on to their score, the 7-point lead was more than enough to seal the all-important district victory.

Sophomore quarterback Koby Wilkerson continues to improve as the season rolls on, and completed 8 of 12 passing attempts for 45 yards. Sophomore receiver Bradley Bunn caught five passes for 24 yards, and senior Vernon Marsh had one grab for 13 more. Mark Livesay caught a pass for 8 yards, and Zach Frantz had a catch, though it went for no gain.

On the ground, Mermea and senior Gilbert Ortiz handled most of the workload. Mermea ran 14 times for 55 yards and a touchdown, while Ortiz ran 13 times for 54 yards. Bippert had 10 carries for 28 yards and a touchdown, and Wilkerson ran six times for 11 yards. Livesay had a carry for 9 yards, and Travis Morales had one carry for 1 yard.

The win puts the Tigers at 6-2 on the season, and 4-1 in district play. Floresville is currently in a three-way tie for first with Harlandale and Uvalde. The Tigers lost to Harlandale, but defeated Uvalde for the Coyotes’ only district loss. Harlandale lost to Kennedy. The Tigers will be back at home this Friday to host the Kennedy Rockets. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Eschenburg Field.

Your Opinions and Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Sports Archives

WCN Football Report
WCN Sports Report SPTS
WCN Volleyball Report
WCN Sports Notice sports
Triple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld homeHeavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.