Herzik advances at KC district free throw contest

Alton Herzik of Schulenburg won the 14-year-old boys’ division of the Knights of Columbus District 190 Free Throw Championship, held on Saturday, Feb. 8 at St. Anthony School in Columbus. As a firstplace winner, he advanced to the Diocese of Victoria competition on Sunday, Feb. 16 at Sacred Heart High School in Hallettsville.

Coach Hoogendoorn recognized for 400 wins at SHS

The Shorthorns’ seventh win this season – 51-40 over Rockdale on Dec. 31 – notched the 400th for head coach Richard Hoogendoorn at Schulenburg High School. The milestone was recognized prior to the Horns’ game against Edna last Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Upcoming SHS Sports Schedules



• Feb. 20-22 – Area Playoffs.

• Feb. 24-25 – Regional Quarterfinal Playoffs.

• Feb. 28 – Region IV-3A Semifinals, Seguin.

Lady Horns clinch second straight title

With one more game this week before the playoffs, the Lady Horns clinched their second consecutive District 28-3A championship. Schulenburg (28-4) will take on the fourth-place team from District 27

Shorthorns down Ganado, Bloomington

An eight-point win at home and an 11-point victory on the road last week upped the Shorthorns’ season record to 14-10. With three games remaining in the regular season heading

SHS lifters compete at Rice

The Swamp Strength Invitational was held at Rice Consolidated on Thursday, Feb. 6 with 214 lifters on 19 boys’ teams and 95 lifters on 16 girls’ teams. The Shorthorns totaled