Photo by Mark Goodson

Leader in the clubhouse

Evan Washburn led the Hornets with a round of 76 Monday at the Class 4A state golf championships at the Plum Tree Golf Course in Kyle. The two-day tournament concluded Tuesday. Complete results will be in Saturday’s paper.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Rundown and tag

Adalynn Wolf makes a tag of Kymber Jenkins at home plate in the G&M Concrete game with Jonesboro in T-ball action Friday. The Gatesville Recreation department runs the league at the Gatesville Athletic Complex. The season is in full swing, despite several rainouts of late. The league includes players from 6U to 15U.

Photo by Mark Goodson

On the move

Taylor Lee makes a move on the sideline after catching a ball in the Hornets game with the Early Longhorns. The Hornets will have several new faces on the varsity this season.

News

The Coryell County Sheriff’s Office and the Gatesville Fire Department hosted a benefit to raise funds for Sheriff’s Deputy Kelly Murphy who suffered a stroke in January and is now awaiting disabil

Photo courtesy of Chris Jones

Pictured above from left to right are Kelly Murphy and Chris Jones, attending the Sunday evening benefi t held for Murphy.

Local school districts in Coryell County will be hosting their graduation commencement ceremonies for the class of 2019 at different times Friday night (May 24).

JANIE BIRD

The Evant Independent School District has announced its top honor graduate students for the class of 2019.

Photo by Ryan Coggins

Pictured above are Coryell County Sheriff’s Deputies searching a vehicle Taylor Bauman ran to before fl eeing on foot.

 

The Gatesville Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday night in the Gatesville High School library in a workshop setting to discuss the plans for the high school renovation project

Photo courtesy of WRA Architects

An artistic rendering of a GHS hallway renovation next to the cafeteria features an extensive use of glass in the design.

Project Graduation is still in need of donations from citizens and businesses to help fund costs for the event. Interested individuals should contact Julie Matthews at 254-206-0670.

Coryell County Commissioners gave the go-ahead to hire a company to begin repairs in the Sheriff’s Office area to control moisture entering the structure.

Alison Holden

The Gatesville Independent School District has announced its top honor graduate students for the class of 2019.

Sports

Photo by Mark Goodson

Leader in the clubhouse

Evan Washburn led the Hornets with a round of 76 Monday at the Class 4A state golf championships at the Plum Tree Golf Course in Kyle. The two-day tournament concluded Tuesday. Complete results will be in Saturday’s paper.

Evan Washburn played his final 10 holes in two-over par to rally for a round of 76 to keep the Gatesville sophomore in contention for the state medalist race Monday at Plum Creek Golf Course in Kyl

Photo by Mark Goodson

Rundown and tag

Adalynn Wolf makes a tag of Kymber Jenkins at home plate in the G&M Concrete game with Jonesboro in T-ball action Friday. The Gatesville Recreation department runs the league at the Gatesville Athletic Complex. The season is in full swing, despite several rainouts of late. The league includes players from 6U to 15U.

The Gatesville Parks and Recreation league is busy with plenty of scheduled games along with makeups from the recent rainouts.

8U girls division

Photo by Mark Goodson

On the move

Taylor Lee makes a move on the sideline after catching a ball in the Hornets game with the Early Longhorns. The Hornets will have several new faces on the varsity this season.

Gatesville is young and learning on the football fi eld this spring.

The team hosted a 16-team 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament for Division II teams Saturday and took some lumps.

Dates have been set for upcoming summer youth camps and the Hornet Maker strength and speed sessions hosted by Gatesville High School.

Senior Braden Luensmann and four underclassmen will lead the Hornets boys’ golf team into the fi nal two rounds of the year when they take on the course at Plum Creek Golf Course in Kyle Monday and

Senior Maci Matthews' fi rst-team selection headed Gatesville’s contingent on the District 18-4A all-league team as selected by the district coaches.

The Gatesville Track Club summer registration is underway.

Registration is accepted through the May 23 deadline.

Gatesville High finished 11th overall at the UIL Class 4A state tournament held Monday and Tuesday in Kyle.

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