Lady Bison basketball season kicks off



Freshman Alexa Sanchez takes the ball down the court in an early-season game.

Harley Sanders, Reporter

The Lady Bison basketball team started off their season with a 36-15 win against the Alto Yellow Jackets last Saturday. The team has been practicing both mornings and afternoons to prepare.

“This year we have practice first thing in the morning and again at the end of the school day,” sophomore Kayle Rodriguez said. “We don’t like the early morning practices much, but we do like how we have a bit more time to improve ourselves individually and as a team.”

The basketball team is under the leadership of new head coach Chuck Winkelman. He worked with the girls during summer workouts and said he was excited to begin the season.

“I was very impressed when I first saw these young ladies,” Coach Wink said.” I am looking forward to making a great season with these girls and helping them improve their game.”

The Lady Bison also faced Latexo this past Tuesday and fell short with a score 32-18. 

“The two games we played this past week were tests to see how we are doing and what we need to work on as a team,” senior Miranda Ramirez said. “We played the best we could against those teams and no matter the result we gave it everything we could.”

The girls set themselves a few goals for this season: they want to work better as a team and improve their skills for next season.

“These past few years have been rough for us,” senior Alondra Dominguez said. “We have gone down a bumpy hill, but we are getting back up and trying to get back to that winning team that we always knew we could be.”