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- Dumas Powerlifters place second, fourth in first competition
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In a tough start on Tuesday, as the Demons battled on the home court against the Stratford Elks, the Demons trailed the Elks by three going into the second period. The Demons found their groove in the second period and didn't look back. They simply outscored their opponent and went on to def…
The Dumas Demonettes edged out Perryton last week 26-21 in the first district matchup of the season. They continued those winning ways on the road at Borger on Tuesday by controlling the court and defeating the Lady Bulldogs 63-29. Dumas shot 39 percent from the floor to Borger's 29 percent.
The Powerlifting season has begun for Dumas High School. On Saturday, Jan. 11, the group competed in their first meet and the boys took second place, while the girls finished in fourth place. There were 21 total lifters at the meet from Dumas and half of them placed in the top three as individuals.
On Thursday, Jan. 9, the Dumas Junior High School Demons went to the Hereford Mini Rumble Dual Tournament. They competed against Hereford, Tucumcari, Borger and Boys Ranch. The Demons dominated the tournament, placing first, third and fifth.
The Dumas wrestling teams competed over the weekend, Jan. 10-11, where they fought hard and did well in competition. The Demonettes were at the 20th Annual Lady Horns Classic, while the Demons competed at the Cushing Tiger Invitational. The Dumas JV team was in Colorado at the Lamar Savage T…
On Friday, Jan. 10, the varsity squad went on the road to face the Sanford-Fritch Eagles. The Demons took control of the first period by going into double digits and continued their scoring attack to get the win 56-39.
The Dumas Demonettes opened district play on Friday, Jan. 10, at home with the Perryton Rangerettes. The Demonettes were down in the first period and tied it at the half. The Demonetts went on to outscore the Rangerettes in the second half to get the win 26-21.
On Thursday, Jan. 9, Sydney Jinkins (shown here with her parents) signs her agreement to play softball at Frank Phillips College.
On Sunday, Jan. 5, Dumas Heat wrestled at Moriarty's Rumble in the Mountain Dual tournament. The Heat placed third, by defeating St. Jude 45-22, New Mexico Wolfpack 34-29 and Pueblo Duran 53-24. They fell to Atrisco 27-28.
On Tuesday, Jan. 7, the Dumas Demons grabbed another win on the court as the varsity squad hosted Spearman and defeated them in a thriller 54-52. It was a tight-knit game throughout the matchup, but Dumas managed to pull ahead late and squeeze a victory a home to improve to 15-7 on the year.
The Dumas varsity soccer teams competed in tournaments to start the new year. On Jan. 2-4, the Demonettes were at the Burleson tournament, while the Demons played at the Frenship tournament. The Demonettes came away with a 3-1 record over the weekend. The Demons went 0-2-1 in their tournament play.
The Demonettes scored another notch in the win column as they went on the road and defeated Highland Park 56-41. The varsity basketball squad is now 9-14 on the year and will begin district play on Friday, Jan. 10, at home against Perryton.
The Demons were on the court Friday, Jan. 3, to square off against the Hornets of Highland Park. There was plenty of scoring to keep the Demons ahead over their opponent as they outscored the Hornets in each half to grab the victory 60-50. The Demons improve to 14-7.
The varsity Demon wrestling team competed at the Grapevine Duals over the weekend of Jan. 3-4. The boys finished second on the first day after going 4-1. They went 4-1 on the second day, completing the weekend 8-2 and placed fifth overall out of 28 teams.
It's amazing, sometimes, how many times we could go over things to make sure things are just right, in the right place, spelled correctly and so forth. I guess all I can say is that we are only human. And of course nobody is the same, so everyone can see and interpret things differently.
The varsity basketball squad took on Wheeler on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, and notched another win to improve to 13-7 on the year. Aiden Venzor was once again the leading scorer for the Demons as he put up 20 points, followed by David Chavez with 14.
The Dumas Demonettes went on the road to Amarillo to take on the Lady Rebels of Tascosa on Tuesday, Dec. 31. They played well and competed, but could not match the offensive attack from Tascosa and lost 92-50.
According to information released by Kale Steed with Press Pass Sports, Dumas football coach Aaron Dunnam, Gavien Gabehart, Dallan Dill and Ah Lee Yart were named to the All-Press Pass Sports team for the 2019 season.
The ninth grade boys basketball team took on Wildorado on Tuesday, Dec. 31, at home. The Demons out scored their opponent by scoring double digits in three periods to get the victory 46-25. Next up for the freshman is a road contest with the Hartley JV team on Saturday, Jan. 4.
Well good morning, good afternoon, good evening to you, (depending on when you are reading this). Another year is nearly up and another Christmas has come and gone. Santa and his Reindeer are back home and probably planning for next year.
The Dumas Demons varsity squad competed at the Littlefield tournament this past weekend, Dec. 26-28, where they took 3-of-4 games in the tournament. After falling to the Tulia Hornets, the Demons turned around and won their next three contests to improve to 12-7 on the year.
The Dumas Demonettes took 3-of-5 games during the Caprock Classic Tournament Dec. 26-28 to go 8-13 on the year. The Demonettes take on Tascosa on Tuesday, Dec. 31, then go on the road once more on Friday, Jan. 3, to face off against Highland Park, before starting district play on Friday, Jan…
The Dumas wrestling program continues winning ways. Recently, the Demonettes finished in fourth place at the Texas Ladies Classic in Frisco, while the Demons came in 13th place. On Thursday, Dec. 19, the Dumas boys and girls got home victories over Tascosa.
CANYON – On Friday, Dec. 20, the varsity Demons basketball squad traveled to Canyon for hoops action with the Eagles. The Demons stayed with the Eagles for the first half, but then fell behind in the second half and only put up 21 points to the 27 by the Eagles. Dumas fell 62-49.
While the Demons were away, the varsity and JV Demonettes hosted Stratford, while the freshman played the JV squad from Nazareth. All three squads lost to their opponents.
The Dumas Demonettes hosted the Tascosa Lady Rebels on Tuesday, Dec. 17, for a home scrimmage matchup. It was a tough contest, but both squads ultimately lost as the JV fell 0-1 and the varsity team dropped their game in what was, essentially, an overtime period. The final was 2-3.
On Thursday, Dec. 12, the Dumas Junior High School wrestlers hosted Boys Ranch, Hereford and Borger for a Round Robin Tournament. The Dumas Boys won the tournament with 174 points. Hereford reached to 113, Borger 35, while Boys Ranch had 26.
The Dumas Youth Wrestling Club hosted the Dumas Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 14. The Dumas club entered 46 wrestlers and placed 33 in the top four places.
The varsity Demonettes had a rough outing at Wellington Tuesday night, Dec. 17. The Demonettes fell to the Rockets 57-23. The Demonettes drop to 4-10 on the year. They hosted Stratford Friday night.
After coming off a tournament championship, the varsity Demons traveled to Clarendon to take on the Broncos, where they were able to put up 71 points over their opponent for the victory.
Senior soccer player Naya Saenz signs her letter of intent to play soccer at OKWU on Monday afternoon, Dec. 16, at Dumas High School. Pictured with Saenz is her family and head coach Raphael McHenry
The Dumas Demonette varsity and JV squads had a home contest with the visiting Lady Eagles of Canyon on Friday, Dec. 13. Both teams fell in the home matchup as they did not keep pace with Canyon's offensive attack, and they missed opportunities on their own offensive possessions.
Dumas Demon basketball won the Pinky Jones Hooptown Classic in Stanton over the weekend, Dec. 12-14, according to information provided by head coach Randy Ray. Dumas defeated Hereford in the championship 65-45.
Offensive Player of the Year: Spencer Williams
The Dumas High School basketball squads took to the home court on Tuesday, Dec. 10, for some hoops action against the Hereford Whitefaces. All teams lost to Hereford, in mostly close matches.
Highlands Ranch vs. Dumas (21-48)
On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Dumas Junior High School boys and girls wrestled at Vernon. Both came away with a win.
The Texas High School Coaches Association released names added to the academic all-state football teams on Monday, Dec. 9. Five students from Dumas High School made the list.