Sports

Tue
18
Oct

Lady Pirates fall to Lions

The Lady Pirate volleyball teams lost to Livingston 3-1 Thursday. Varsity went to four sets with scores of 19-25, 17-25, 25-21, 14-25. With theloss, varsity is now 15-22 on the season and 4-7 in District. The JV team lost in straight sets19-25, and 21-25. While the Freshman team lost 2-1 with scores of15-25, 25-19 and 16-25.

 

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Tue
18
Oct

Pirates clinch playoff spot with

By Randall Luker
 
With Friday’s 49-14 Homecoming win over the Livingston Lions, the Vidor Pirates will make their first playoff appearance since 2012, and only the fifth since 2000. Vidor racked up 566 yards total offense while allowing Livingston only 207, mostly in the air. Vidor’s stifling defense was credited with 9 sacks and two interceptions plus two knocked down passes.

 

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Tue
11
Oct

PNG Indians hand Vidor Pirates first district loss

By Randall Luker

Thu
06
Oct

Quick scores and turnovers

 By Randall Luker

 

Quick scoring early and Lumberton turnovers helped the Pirates cruise to a 45-22 victory over the Lumberton Raiders Friday and upped the Pirates perfect district record to 4-0. Vidor scored early and often, jumping out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter  

 

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Thu
06
Oct

Pirates ready to take on Indians at The Reservation

 By Randall Luker

 

Vidor Head Coach Jeff Mathews says the Pirates are ready to take on the Port Neches-Groves Indians at The Reservation Friday. Good news following the Lumberton game is that everyone is healthy. Mathews said starting fullback Kelby Odom would be back after laying out a couple weeks due to an injury and Haylon Leckelt was good to go after being rested in the second half of the Lumberton game last week. 

 

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Tue
04
Oct

Tourney Champs

The Vidor Junior High 8th grade A team were the champions of the Deweyville volleyball tournament recently. Coach is Mrs. Priscilla Packard .

 

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Tue
04
Oct

Quick scores and turnovers

By Randall Luker

 

Quick scoring early and Lumberton turnovers helped the Pirates cruise to a 45-22 victory over the Lumberton Raiders Friday and upped the Pirates perfect district record to 4-0. Vidor scored early and often, jumping out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter.

 

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Thu
29
Sep

Pirates down Bulldogs

By Randall Luker

 

And the fans went wild! Jubilation reigned in the visitor stands as the Vidor Pirates overcame the scrappy Nederland Bulldogs and a plethora of penalties to defeat the Dogs in Nederland for the first time since 1981. Although the team has come close in the past few years, in those games, a single play spelled defeat for the Pirates.      

 

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Thu
29
Sep

Varsity loses 3-1 to PA Memorial

By Randall Luker

 

Vidor varsity volleyball lost to Port Arthur Memorial Tuesday 3-1. Memorial took the first set but Vidor bounced back to tie it 1-1 in the second set. Although the girls made it close, the PAM tam managed to claw their way back to take the nest two sets.     

 

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Thu
29
Sep

Pirates overcome costly penalties to take Nederland win

By Randall Luker

 

“Unbelieveable”, is how Coach Jeff Mathews described Vidor’s OT win against Nederland Friday. He wasn’t talking about the game, but the officiating. Mathews said early on, it became apparent the calls were tending to be one-sided.   

 

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