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Three keys to victory: Farmersville vs Ferris

Three keys to victory: Farmersville vs Ferris

After losing at  Krum, the Farmers hope to get back on track Friday, hosting Ferris. Here are three keys to a Farmersville victory over Ferris: Recapture the pass under Gray Farmersville faces a big offensive challenge against Ferris. Relying on their rushing...

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Farmers football hosts Wolfe City in scrimmage

Farmers football hosts Wolfe City in scrimmage

For the first time this fall, the Farmersville football team faced another opponent, scrimmaging Wolfe City at home Aug. 13. Head coach Randy Barnes said he was proud of what the Farmers showed in the first scrimmage of the season. “You're always really concerned...

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Farmersville football opens fall practices

Farmersville football opens fall practices

It’s the start of a new era in Farmersville. At the blow of a whistle, coach Randy Barnes starts his first padded practice as coach of the FHS football team. Kicking off practice Aug. 2, Barnes said he’s glad to be so close to the start of the season. For the full...

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FHS band prepares for upcoming season

FHS band prepares for upcoming season

Standing in the midday sun, Farmersville High School band director Scott Cross is not only sweating, he’s breathing a sigh of relief. Leading the Farmers through their early morning marching drills, Cross is glad that heat is their biggest obstacle. Less than a month...

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Lady Farmers cheerleaders excited for fresh start

Lady Farmers cheerleaders excited for fresh start

Dealing with a lot of external challenges presented by the pandemic last season, the Farmersville Cheer Team is excited to return to normal and cheer on the Farmers in 2021. The 2020-21 athletic season was a difficult season for the Lady Farmers. In addition to...

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Companionship means most at the old ball game

Companionship means most at the old ball game

The new baseball stadium in Arlington — Globe Life Field, home of the Texas Rangers — opened last year. Globe Life Field was built to attract more fans during the long, hot days of summer in North Texas One local sports scribe said some time back that the team’s...

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Farmers hit ground running for cross country start

Farmers hit ground running for cross country start

Just over a month until the start of the 2021 season, the Farmersville cross-country team is preparing for another competitive season. After his first experience coaching the program last sea­son, coach Jon Nordin returns for his second year. Entering this season,...

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