The Lady Pirates season came to an end Firday night in the Region One semi-finals against Garden City.
The Eula Lady Pirates are one of the more surprising teams of the group of 5 Big Country teams that are still alive in the girls playoffs.
5 girls teams from the Big Country entered Tuesday night with a shot to advance to the Regional Tournament. All 5, Merkel, Goldthwaite, Baird, Highland, and Eula, got the job done.
A total of eight Big Country boys basketball teams are ranked in this week's coaches poll.
A total of 17 boys and girls basketball teams in the Big Country are now ranked in the top 25 for their respective classes.
Out of the seven Big Country teams ranked in the coach's polls this week, a total of four of them made the top ten in their respected classes.
Success on the basketball court is nothing new for the Eula Pirates. One
reason for that is the work ethic at practice. At the same time there
is one running them when you talk to the Pirates; playing with "no
The Wylie Lady Bulldogs jumped slightly in this weeks coaches poll. At the same time the Stamford Bulldogs made their debut in the Class A Div. I poll.
Eula doesn't play football in the fall, so the school's resources and the fans are concentrated more on basketball. The coach and the players say it's fun to be in a place where hoops is king.
The Jim Ned Lady Indians made the biggest jump this week out of the 16 teams in the Big Country currently ranked in the top 25 of the coaches' poll.
The Eula Pirates are leading a group of 7 boys teams in the boys rankings in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll.
A total of 17 teams in the Big Country are ranked in the top 25 in the state according to the coaches. Seven of them are boys teams, and the girls make up ten teams ranked among the best in the state.