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Elian Mendoza clears the way for Jacob Bautista in last week’s Area Playoff game against Alpine.

Breanna Rivera, Malachi Torres, and Michael “Doc” Taylor

Town Talk

Thanks to Friona Christian Ministries for hosting the Annual Community Thanksgiving Worship Service. Thanks also to First Baptist Church for sharing their church with the community. A special offering was taken which will be used throughout the year to help people in need. Around $4,200.00 was collected. Call Brett Hoyle at First Baptist Church at 806-250-3933 if you wish to make a donation to this worthy cause. Last year, over 27 families were helped in their time of need by this ministry. (more...)

Friona defeats Alpine 36-21

For the first time in 23 years the Friona Chieftains are back in the Regional Playoffs. With their 36-21 win over Alpine in the Area Round, the 2019 team joins the 1996 Chieftains as the only two teams in Friona school history to reach the regional playoffs. By winning back to back playoff games, the Chiefs are now one of the top four teams in Region 1 and one of the top sixteen teams in the state of Texas. Friona will play Abernathy in a Regional Semi-Final game this Friday at 3:00 p.m. in Lubbock, Texas at Lowery Field. Go Big Red! (more...)

A Team To Watch Over Me

It is mid-August, the temperature is in the upper nineties, and the action on the football field is unusually intense. Friona is hosting Bushland in a preseason scrimmage and both head coaches are watching carefully to make sure things do not get out of hand. The Chieftains and Falcons are not fierce rivals, but each team is looking forward to the upcoming season and all the players want to make a good impression. (more...)

Lions Club News

Friona Noon Lion Fred Cook welcomes District Governor Dan Shuman to Friona. Dan is the 2019-2020 Governor for District 2 T1 which is comprised of 36 clubs in the Texas panhandle. He is a 25-year member of the Canyon Lions Club and has also served six years on the Eye Bank Board of Directors. (more...)