Carter: New Live Music Places

New Live Music Places Richard Carter With a number of clubs dropping rock music from their offerings, it was just a question of time before other venues tried their hands at filling them. Live music brings in people and cover charges or increased drink sales. The first place for me to check out was the…

AP 2A football all-state

Texas APSE Class 2A all-state football team By The Associated Press The 2012 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 2A all-state high school football team, released Monday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position. FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE Linemen: — WESLEY HOLMES, New Boston, Jr. — Top lineman for 2,700-yard…

District 5-3A Honors

DISTRICT 5-3A HONORS District MVP – Brandon Urquizo, Sr., Vernon Offensive MVP – Ben Davis, Jr., Graham Defensive MVP – Jerrod Mahan, Sr., Graham Special Teams MVP – AJ Naredo, Sr., Vernon Newcomers of the Year – Landon Gonzales, So., Graham and Corrie Luster, So., Vernon Coaching Staff of the Year – Vernon\ FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE…

AP Class A all-state

The 2012 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 1A all-state high school football team, released Sunday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position. FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE Linemen: — B.J. ARAUJO, Munday, Sr. — Graded 98 percent, 15 pancakes, 0 sacks allowed, team averaged 458 ypg — CHRIS DE LA…

Carter: Downtown Culture Crawl

Downtown Christmas Crawl Richard Carter It’s been a while since they’ve thrown a downtown crawl in Wichita Falls, but last Thursday they had a Downtown Christmas Crawl in the downtown area from around 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. I managed to get there around 5:30 or so and was there until about 7:30 or so.…

State semifinal predictions

A week before the season began while covering the Hotter’N Hell Hundred cycling race, I was having a conversation with someone who is pretty familiar with the area sports scene. They said they didn’t think this high school football season would be much of a special one. While I took more of a “we’ll see”…

And then there were four…

There was a pretty impressive crowd on the home side Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. And Rider definitely gave the fans something to cheer about. Since my main responsibility is covering the area teams, I don’t get to see the Raiders play very often. But I came away impressed. And I came away wondering how…

Carter: Places to play

Places to Play Richard Carter   Walk around the city square in Denton sometime, and you will be surprised how many clubs there are, and places to see live music. It’s like it’s it own world or something of cool places to hang out and/or just walk around. You can barhop in Denton like you…