Area Sports

Bobcats, Cyclones and Skyrockets get back in pads

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Area schools in Class 1A through Class 4A, which includes Childress, Memphis and Wellington, will begin football practice starting Aug. 3, according to a ruling recently released by the University Scholastic League (UIL). The ruling allows schools in more rural areas to begin on time with their…

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Childress Zephyrs win Wichita Falls tournament

By Scott Mills/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – The Childress Zephyrs climbed out of the elimination bracket with a 1-run win over the Wichita Falls Young Guns to capture the championship of the Wichita Falls 12 and under baseball tournament held July 11-12. On the first day of the tournament, the team split its two…

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So long our friend, Dr. Dick Ellis

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — I believe God puts us in positions for special reasons. Having known Dr. Dick Ellis of Fort Worth because I’m the Wellington editor of The Red River Sun will forever hold a special place in my heart. Dr. Ellis made his last trip to Wellington in February when…

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