Longhorns News and Announcements
Are you ready for some football???
Your Alex Longhorns kick off the 2016 High School Football season with a "week zero" road game against Maysville at 7:00 pm on Friday, August 26, 2016.
360 degrees of Longhorn Field!
Take a virtual reality tour of the new Alex Football Field right here on the school website. If you are viewing this 360 photograph on a traditional computer, use your mouse to pan and zoom the image. On a tablet or phone, use your finger to pan, and pinch and counter-pinch to zoom in or out. This view of the football field is available on any Google map by searching for the Alex Football Field and then enabling Google Street View. The photograph is VR headset ready and can be viewed in 3D and panned by gyroscope using any modern mobile phone and any VR headset from a Google Cardboard viewer to an Oculus Rift. Give it a try!
Meet Coach Schinnerer!
Evan Schinnerer is the new head coach of Longhorn Fast Pitch Softball and Baseball, among his other duties. Coach Schinnerer graduated from high school at nearby Blanchard and earned his Bachelor's degree in history from USAO in Chickasha. His past accomplishments include three years as a coach at Yukon, three years at Blanchard and one year of coaching at Eufaula. Schinnerer's wife, Katie, is currently teachng fourth grade at Grand Avenue Elementary in Chickasha.
Welcome to Alex, Coach!
Reserved football field seating on sale at noon on Monday, August 22, 2016
The remaining 75 reserved (orange) home seats at the new Alex Football Field will be sold beginning at noon on Monday, August 22, 2016. The cost is $50 per seat, which includes admission to all home games this year. The seats will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Anyone interested should call Coach Matt Brand at 405.785.2605.
Fast Pitch picks up first season win against Ninnekah
High School Fast Pitch notched their first season win on August 16, 2016, against Ninnekah. The team moved on to play Velma in the first round of the Ninnekah Fast Pitch Tournament at Chickasha on Thursday, August 18, losing a heartbreaker that required four extra innings to see a winner.
Above, Sophomore Shortstop Brennae Hines throws the Velma runner out at first. Below, Senior Desa Reyes slides safely into home to score against Velma.
The High Schol Fast Pitch team roster and all game results are available on the Softball page.
August 2016 Counselor's Bulletin available now
MUST READ! The Alex Counselor's Bulletin features continually updated information for college-bound students. Learn when and how to obtain your high school transcript from the Alex Counselor, identify upcoming ACT test dates and get on the inside track with tips about how to arrange a college visit. A comprehenisve list of scholarship opportunities and much more is also included. Get the August Counselor's Bulletin here.
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Final site plan for new school construction