Bulldogs on the run

The 2017 schedule for the Mexico middle school cross country squad begins Sept. 11 at Bowling Green, the Fulton Invitational is Sept. 16 and on Sept. 26 the squad is at the Warrenton Invitational. The Bulldogs then travel to Moberly on Sept. 28 prior to hosting the Mexico Invitational on Oct. 2 and making the journey to Hannibal and Clopton on Oct. 5 and 10, respectively.


Youth football season approaching

On July 15 The Mexico Optimists Football Club is hosting an open registration at Optimist Ball Park at the pavilion from 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. for students entering third through sixth grade. Cost is $55, contests are played on Saturday afternoons in Sept. and Oct. and each team has three away games and three home games, which will be played at Mexico High School. Cheerleading sign-ups will also be available that day and cost is $30.


Let's go fly a kite

On Oct. 18 at Green Estate Park the Mexico Parks and Recreation Department will host a free kite flying event from 3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. Individuals can bring their own or utilize one of the available kites.