Breckenridge was trying to keep their playoff hopes alive as they took on Merkel.
The Comanche Indians continued their clean run through district with a win over Merkel on Friday night.
The Stamford Bulldogs making the trip to Merkel this week to take on the Badgers.
The 18th ranked Merkel Badgers in Wall tonight to take on the 5th ranked Wall Hawks.
A total of nine Big Country high schools remain in the Harris Ratings Top 25s after Week Zero, and none of them come from either Class 5A or 3A.
Seminole knocked off the 17th ranked Merkel Badgers on Friday night in defensive battle at the Badger Den.
The Merkel Badgers will have plenty of new faces on the field this season, and one of them will be under center. Now Riley Whisenhunt is poised to take over at the quarterback spot for the Badgers.
A step in the door of Merkel's area historic museum and you know this isn't a run of the mill museum.
Merkel's Mesquite Bean is known for it's famous barbecue...
Local drugstore offers more than just prescriptions...
Wall goes on to win 42-14 and will play Eastland.
The owner believes it may have been arson.
Baylor Mullins out with an ankle injury so Riley Whisenhunt in at quarterback tonight. The Merkel Badgers taking on the Hawley Bearcats at Badger Stadium.
Last Friday night the Merkel Badgers proved that their loss to Seminole was in the past. Coming out and beating 3rd ranked Wall at home at Badger Stadium. The win helped rejuvenate them, and showed that despite a loss, nothing is killing this Merkel Badger Spirit.
The Wylie Bulldogs make their 1st appearance in our countdown of the top match ups of 2012. The Bulldogs are set to be at home to take on Graham in Week 2.
For the 2nd week in a row, the Cooper Cougars are playing in one of the best match ups of the week.
The Cisco Loboes lost 16 letterman from last season, but what is left is plenty good. Head coach Brent West's team is picked to win the District 4-2A Division 2 championship this year.
The Merkel Lady Badgers entered the night ranked number one in class 2A and undefeated. but thier Season came to an Abrupt end on Monday night with a 34-30 loss to Wall.
The Merkel Lady Badgers are ranked #1 in Class 2A, and they have been
dominant all season long in district play and in their non-district
The high school girls basketball playoffs are here and we have a look at your matchups starting as soon as Monday February 12th.
Members of a Merkel golf course have been handed the responsibilities of managing the course themselves.
Efforts to provide more affordable housing in Merkel have been put on hold.
14 Big Country schools are mentioned in the Texas High School Basketball Coaches Association Top 25 this week.
Former Merkel running back Frankie Harris is committed to play football for Cisco College.
The Merkel Lady Badgers, have been racking up the wins all season long.And have been ranked number one in the state for a majority of the season.
The latest Texas Association of Basketball Coaches rankings were released today with several big country teams making some big noise.
The Clyde Bulldogs and the Merkel Badgers in action after the Girls game.
The Clyde Girls making the trip West to take on the Badgers. Number 1 ranked Merkel and the 25th ranked Clyde Lady Bulldogs...
Muleshoe upends Merkel 33-27.
The Merkel Badgers are back in the 3rd round of the playoffs and running back Frankie Harris is a key part of the Badgers offense, again this year.
The Playoff Week Three Harris Poll features several Big Country teams who are still alive in the Texas State Playoffs.
Merkel Advances Past Childress 21-7
Merkel vs. Ballinger (Merkel-37, Ballinger-7)
Members of the Texas Forest Service and the Merkel Fire Department teamed up to give kids some candy for Halloween.
Merkel vs. Early (Merkel-68, Early-6)
Jim Ned vs. Merkel (Jim Ned-6, Merkel-41)
12 Big Country schools are mentioned in this week's Harris Ratings.
Eastland is the biggest mover of the 13 Big Country schools in the Harris Ratings Top 25 for Week 7 of the 2011 season.
Clyde vs. Merkel (Clyde-29, Merkel-46)
12 Big Country schools are in the Harris Ratings Top 25 heading into Week 5 of the 2011 season.
Merkel vs. Bangs (Merkel-36, Bangs-13)
Merkel had its way on Friday night with the Roscoe Plowboys as the Badgers celebrated homecoming with a 39-0 win.
The Weekly Harris Ratings were released today and there was some movement after last fridays games.
Merkel vs. Wall
The Abilene high eagles started the season as the 18th ranked team in the state according to Harris, but the eagles took a leap forward.
Abilene High running back Paxton Grayer, Stamford quarterback Hagen Hutchinson, and Merkel quarterback Baylor Mullins are the BCH Top Performers for Week 0.
It was a battle of the class 2-A powers out at Shotwell Stadium this evening.