Week 2 of the 2020 Texas high school football season will come a bit early for two Eastland County teams. Ranger and Gorman will both be playing tonight (Sept. 3) due to changes fored by COVID-19.
For the first 24 minutes of Friday night’s season-opener, Ranger High School head coach Bobby Campbell watched on as his team found ways possible to throttle itself. Much to Campbell’s delight, the team picked itself up off the grass at O.C. Warden Stadium and stood toe-to-toe with the Munday Moguls.
The Ranger High School Lady Bulldogs closed out their non-district volleyball schedule with a solid performnce last week. The RHS girls pushed Hico to a decisive fifth-game before falling 3-2.
College athletes began reporting to campuses in Ranger and Cisco this week as Fall classes kicked off. Above, members of the Ranger College women’s volleyball team show off their dedication to practicing for the Spring season by masking up for a team photo. The start of the Lady Rangers’ season was pushed back to January as part of the NJCAA’s efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. PHOTO COURTESY AMY WRIGHT
The Ranger College men’s and women’s cross country teams will open the 2020 season on Sept. 5 at the ACU Invitational in Abilene. The meet will be the first of seven regular-season meets the Rangers will compete in.