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The Indians’ Sharrod Connor catches the ball during a 48-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Lucas Robinson.

Indians football team falls three yards short of win

Posted on October 15, 2014 at 3:02 am

The Van-Far/Community R-VI football was just three yards short of defeating Clopton/Elsberry last Friday night as the Indians lost the game in the final seconds, 14-12. Running back Conner Albrecht was tackled on the three yard line after a one yard gain as time expired. Indians’ head coach Blake Logan said he had to make a quick play call for the offense as he had no timeouts remaining. In a

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  • Softball seasons end for Van-Far and Community R-VI at districts

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 3:00 am

    The Lady Trojans attempt to tag out a Van-Far runner at third base.

    Seasons came to an end for softball players at both Van-Far and Community R-VI this past week as Silex went on to win the Class 1, District 4 championship. The first round of games were played at Community R-VI before the final games were moved to Mexico High School due to the weather. Silex won the title after knocking off top-seeded Clopton 3-0 in the district finals. For Van-Far, a

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  • Van-Far/R-VI Junior High football team cruises past Louisiana

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 2:58 am

    The Indians’ Trey Miller fights for yardage.

    submitted by Krystal Wheeler The Van-Far/Community R-VI Junior High football team took on the Louisiana Bulldogs October 7 on their home field. The Indians walked away with yet another victory. The Indians kicked the ball off to start the game. The Indians’ defensive line held the Bulldogs back early, forcing a turnover on downs. Caden Wilburn then launched a pass to Trey Miller for a 35 yard touchdown. Eric Hombs

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