RED RIVER, N.M. — I hate to say it to all my friends who are melting back in Texas, but it is a brisk 37 degrees where I am at. The early morning sun is just beginning to poke its head above the Sangre de Christo mountain range, and, believe it or not, there is a thin layer of frost twinkling on the car windshields in the driveway. Forecasters say outside temperatures might reach the upper 70s this afternoon before the sun sinks behind Gold Hill, a scenic mountain peak that towers above Goose Lake on one side and Taos Ski Valley on the other.
The 2011 dove season opens Sept. 1 across most of Texas, and with it comes one of wingshooting’s greatest challenges.
Casual acquaintances call him Bill. But his closest friends know him as “Wild Bill.”
The Nacogdoches Lady Dragons took a 5-0 win over Jacksonville in girls’ soccer action Friday night to clinch the district title at Dragon Stadium.
There is nothing like a little good ol’ fashioned competition to spur some interest among a salty group of hog hunters. Put some Ben Franklin’s on the table as prizes, and you just might draw a crowd.
As many experts predicted, the 2010-11 Texas deer season has turned out to be a good one. Bruiser bucks have shown up in hunter scopes in all corners of the state, and things are likely to get increasingly better with the meat of the rut still ahead in the South Texas brush country