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According to information provided by Sunray Athletic Director Matt Strickland, summer sports camps are right around the corner in Sunray. The camps will be provided for football, baseball, softball, basketball, tennis, track, as well as a mini cheer camp. The sports camps will run June 15-18.

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FRITCH – Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, in response to national state and local heath guidelines, made the announcement on Monday that additional modifications are being made to operations to support federal, state, and local efforts in regards to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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I took a break from this top 50 list in the last edition. Here is a return to my top 50 sports films. Everyone may have his or her own list of all-time favorites, and all of these (1-50) are based on movies I've seen.

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Everyone may have his or her own list of all-time favorites. Everyone knows what they like or don't like. There are film critics, individuals and even organizations like the American Film Institute, who put up lists of favorite or all-time greatest films.

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According to an article by Kale Steed from Press Pass Sports, the University Interscholastic League has given instructions for a return to strength and conditioning workouts for the summer. Additionally, the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools is set to host a football webinar…

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Everyone may have his or her own list of all-time favorites. Everyone knows what they like or don't like. There are film critics, individuals and even organizations like the American Film Institute, who put up lists of favorite or all-time greatest films.

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Sunray coaches Jan Reed and Olivia Garrard have scheduled a meeting on Monday, May 18, at 11:30 a.m. at Smith Park for any students who will be in grades 7-12 interested in running Cross Country this fall.

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Eight Dumas High School student-athletes have been honored for their academic abilities for the current school year. All of them come from various sports such as Powerlifting, baseball and golf. These names were selected by the Powerlifting Associations and Texas Coach Association.

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Sunray athletics have seen a few changes over the past couple of years. There is another change set for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Athletic Director Matt Strickland stepped down from the head coaching job of Bobcat football and has named former Defensive Coordinator Wes Boatmun as t…

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So how about it? Who in Moore County, Texas is a Gator fan? And I'm not talking about the Florida Gators sports teams. I'm talking about the four-legged kind with a long tail. Them 'gators. Because if you didn't know, it's alligator season in Moore County, according to the Texas Parks and Wi…

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According to Dumas Junior High School coach David Wylie, staff will be on hand on Wednesday and Thursday, May 6 and 7, at the school from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to hand out students' belongings left from the late winter/spring athletic season.

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With the current state of affairs and the COVID-19 situation, the sports world is holding its breath, as is much of the world, as to when this crisis will end and we can all return to a somewhat normal daily life routine. I suppose one thing we can take away from all this, is that we sometim…

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The current health crisis has affected many lives, here locally and across the globe. Many people are struggling to make ends meets during this time. Many students and athletes are finding new ways to cope, adapt and navigate through these tough times.

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According to information provided by Sammy Solis, Dumas boys head soccer coach, several boys received All-District honors. Estevan Tinoco received Player of the Year and Offensive MVP, while Max Ramirez was named Co-Goalie of the Year.

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The springs sports season has come to an end. It is a bittersweet time for the class of 2020, but these seniors are thankful for the time they had, and the friendships and memories they made through their high school career.

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Governor Greg Abbott announced, last week, the closing of all Texas schools for the remainder of the school year. It was probably inevitable, but there it is. The University Interscholastic League followed suit and announced the cancellation of all remaining spring activities, including stat…

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AUSTIN – With the announcement from Governor Greg Abbott that all Texas schools are to remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of this school year, and in an effort to help protect the health and safety of Texans, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) is canceling all rem…

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Life can be unpredictable. It is what can be done with that unpredictability to make something out of any situation. As the class of 2020 is facing a disruption with its normal functions – school activities, classes, sports, prom and being with friends every day – adjusting to a new life, a …

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With many school closures, and to ensure students won't be forgotten,a movement began a few weeks ago and has been aptly named #bethelight. It began right here in Dumas.

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Davin Gates, a Dumas High School senior, has received a scholarship from the Navy ROTC program for the United States Marine Corps.

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The Dumas High School Powerlifting program was seeing incredible things this year. Head coach Josh Hernandez said both the boys and girls teams placed third at their respective regional meets, which was the highest for both teams in the history of the program. There are four girls and three …

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Here we are again. The world is still spinning. And most things appear to keep on rolling. However, my world is still basically shut down. National sports are still at a standstill. Local sports are still suspended.

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According to information released by hoopinsider.net, seniors Aiden Venzor and Kyle Stroebel were named to the 4-4A All-District team for basketball. Here is the complete list of players.

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Mark Irwin made a hole-in-one Sunday, March 29, while playing with Mike Grotegut and son Kyle. Irwin made the shot on hole No. 4.

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Dumas golf coach Charlie Nelson had some spots to fill with the loss of the senior players from last year. So when the fall season kicked off that's what he was looking for. And then take that into this spring season. But with the abbreviated season, it is uncertain now what will happen.

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The track season for Sunray High School, like other high school sports across the Panhandle and the state of Texas, is currently on hold due to COVID-19. This pandemic has swept across the country and the world.

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It feels like there is going to be some repetitiveness here since the area high school sports (athletics at every level) are currently on hiatus. Such is the plight of Dumas Demon baseball.

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The Dumas High School softball program had a successful season last year. It was a great winning season and were the undefeated district champions. Head coach Carlyn Tolleson was very pleased and excited about the season last year and looked forward to this season.

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The Sunray High School softball program began its second year several weeks ago. Last season was the first time for many, if not all, of the girls to play the game of softball. This year started off positively before the current hiatus the sports programs are experiencing.

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The spring sports season is on hold. Every coach still yearns to be with his or her players during this time. Sunray head baseball coach Chuck Graves was looking forward to another highly competitive sophomore season with his team.

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With spring break being extended through schools across Texas and the United States, and finally a quarantine order coming down from governmental officials, which has forced schools to close down completely or for an indefinite amount of time, these past couple of weeks have been difficult t…

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Going through this time of uncertainty, one thing still remains certain. Despite the season being on hold and students not on campus, the Dumas High School athletic department wants each and every student-athlete to continue developing and conditioning to be better than yesterday.