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Wed
14
Oct

Lions Fall to Winters

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The Roby Lions got off to a quick start last Friday night in Winters, but big plays from the Blizzard and Lion mistakes dropped them to 0-6 on the season.

Roby fans had plenty to cheer about early, as senior Braeden Groat picked off a Blizzard pass on Winters’ third play from scrimmage, returning it to the Roby 42. While the Lions were unable to muster a first down, an Andrew Benevides punt pinned Winters near its own goal line at the 3.

Wed
07
Oct

A bittersweet week for the LadyYellowhammers

Coming off a victory against Loraine earlier in the week, the Lady Yellowhammers were fired up going into the game against the Plains Cowgirls. It was a back and fourth slugfest from beginning to end for ladies on both sides of the net as Plains won the first set 23-25. Rotan came back with a vengeance, taking the next 2 consecutive sets with the score being 25-18 in the 2nd set and 25-13 in the 3rd.

Wed
07
Oct

Hammers Fall Hard to Hermleigh

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The Yellowhammers made the trip to Hermleigh to face the Cardinals on Friday night. The Cardinals were obviously a bit sour over last year’s defeat from the Hammers, and intended on not letting that happen again. The Yellowhammers were prepared for the fight, but, in the end, the Cardinals ended the game early.

Junior Morgan Moffett received the kickoff for the Yellowhammers and downed the ball on the Rotan 36 yard line. Freshman JD Cabaniss stepped up with the most yards of the series, however the progression was...

Wed
30
Sep

Yellowhammers take Homecoming Victory

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The Raiders from Lueders-Avoca came to Rotan to face the Yellowhammers Friday night for the homecoming match-up. The Raiders came to play and put up a fight, but in the end the Yellowhammers came out on...

 

Wed
30
Sep

DeLeon Rains on Roby Homecoming

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A huge throng was on hand for the game Friday night, gathered for Roby’s biennial homecoming celebration. The De Leon Bearcats, however, were in no mood to make it a happy occasion, riding a potent passing attack to a...

 

Thu
24
Sep

Lady Yellowhammers meet up with the Lady Cats

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The Lady Yellowhammers faced off against the ladies from Wellman-Union at Rotan this last Tuesday night. 

 

Rotan brought the game to a 10 point lead at 19-9 against the Lady Cats. The Lady Yellowhammers held Wellman-Union, allowing only 7 additional points, bringing an end to the first set at 25-16 for a Rotan win.

 

Thu
24
Sep

Yellowhammers Fall In Home Opener to Guthrie

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Friday night saw the Jaguars of Guthrie travel to Rotan for the first home game of the season. The Hammer’s offensive woes continued as they were defeated by the Jags 52-6.

    The first quarter opened up with the Jags receiving the ball after Morgan Moffett’s onside kick. After a holding call on the first play, Guthrie started...

 

Thu
24
Sep

Roby Cubs win again

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The Roby Cubs improved to 2-0 on the season with a 20-6 win over Cross Plains in the home opener last Thursday.

Thu
24
Sep

Roby Turnovers Costly in Loss to Cross Plains

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The Roby Lions came off the field looking spent and exhausted, having put every ounce of effort they had into Friday night’s game at Cross Plains.  Unfortunately their efforts were nullified by a combination...

 

Thu
17
Sep

Yellowhammer Offensive Improvement Not Enough for Spur

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The Rotan Yellowhammers traveled to Spur Thursday evening to face the Bulldogs. Rotan’s penalties were under control, but turnovers by both teams hindered the outcome of the game. The Yellowhammers had an impressive amount of offensive yards, however their rushing and receiving yards just weren’t enough to outscore the Bulldogs of Spur.

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