Chief Warrant Officer 4 Lois Sharpe, of Gatesville, was honored last week with the prestigious Order of St. Michael from the Army Aviation Association of America. The Order of St. Michael recognizes individuals who have contributed significantly to the promotion of Army aviation.
Gentri McFarlin, left, and Saydee Cullar were full of team spirit Friday when the Jonesboro Eagles hosted Iredell. The two youngsters helped cheer the Eagles to a 56-8 victory.
It was a case of history repeating itself Friday. A year ago, the Gatesville Hornets owned a 21-9 halftime lead over the Connally Cadets and seemed in control of the game. However, the Cadets erupted for 47 second half points that carried them to a 56-33 slugfest win over the Hornets.
Gatesville swept Sweetwater, 25-17, 25-13, in the consolation game of the Groesbeck Back to School Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, earning a third place finish in the 20-team field. The win avenged a Friday loss to Sweetwater in pool play and brought Gatesville’s season record to 18-6.