Photo by Ryan Coggins

Ready to work

Pictured above is equipment from the Gatesville High School automotive shop. This equipment is used to train students on how to become auto mechanics through the school’s Career and Technology Education program.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Attacking team

Bailee Armstrong, Molly Hogan, Savannah Webb, Katrina Thoms and Mikala Bryson gather for a line of attack off a corner kick attempt in a recent win for the Hornets. The Hornets are 2-2 in district after a loss to China Spring. The girls played Connally Friday.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Evant looks to next week

Mason Wall, a solid inside player for the Evant Elks, looks for an opening. The Elks will play the winner of the Lipan-Strawn game in the second round. The area round game will likely be Tuesday. The Elks play Iredell in a playoff warmup Monday at Evant.

Courtesy photo

Hall of Fame night

The newest members of the Gatesville High School Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted Saturday night at a special ceremony at the Coryell Community Church. Pictured are Gary Kafer, Nora Jean Neely (who represented Sonny Hair) and Ricky Thompson.

News

Gatesville Police Chief Nathan Gohlke presented the police department’s annual racial profi ling report during the recent city council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Photo by Ryan Coggins

Ready to work

Pictured above is equipment from the Gatesville High School automotive shop. This equipment is used to train students on how to become auto mechanics through the school’s Career and Technology Education program.

The Automotive Tech Program at Gatesville High School is a four-year certifi cation-based program that prepares students for work in all aspects of the auto fi eld.

Businesses and governmental offices across Coryell County will join the rest of the nation on Monday, Feb. 18 in celebration of Presidents Day.

Citizens of the Coryell County area now have another way to contact 9-1-1 without having to actually speak on the phone. On Feb.

County Judge Roger Miller and the Coryell County Commissioners Court have taken a stand against state legislation on revenue caps.

An auto-pedestrian accident claimed the life of a Gatesville man on Sunday, Feb. 10.

Photo courtesy of Gatesville ISD

Graupel covered the fi eld at Gatesville High School during a Hornet girls soccer game on Friday, Feb. 8.

The Gatesville Junior High campus was put on hard lockdown after reports of a weapon surfaced on Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Photo by Ryan Coggins

Gatesville High School Health Science instructor Sharon Inbody, right, and student Hazlee Edwards, left. are pictured taking their live-action mannequin’s blood pressure and vital signs.

The Health Science program was introduced to Gatesville High School in 2017 to meet a growing need for health professionals in the Gatesville and surrounding communities.

Sports

Photo by Mark Goodson

Attacking team

Bailee Armstrong, Molly Hogan, Savannah Webb, Katrina Thoms and Mikala Bryson gather for a line of attack off a corner kick attempt in a recent win for the Hornets. The Hornets are 2-2 in district after a loss to China Spring. The girls played Connally Friday.

Marble Falls used a lastbat rally to overcome Gatesville 7-4 Tuesday night in the softball season opener for both teams.

Photo by Mark Goodson

In a match-up of two of the league’s top contenders, China Spring scored a late goal to down Gatesville 1-0 Tuesday night in District 17-4A soccer play.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Evant looks to next week

Mason Wall, a solid inside player for the Evant Elks, looks for an opening. The Elks will play the winner of the Lipan-Strawn game in the second round. The area round game will likely be Tuesday. The Elks play Iredell in a playoff warmup Monday at Evant.

A last-minute goal sent China Spring to a narrow 1-0 victory over Gatesville Tuesday night in a key District 17-4A match.

Courtesy photo

Hall of Fame night

The newest members of the Gatesville High School Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted Saturday night at a special ceremony at the Coryell Community Church. Pictured are Gary Kafer, Nora Jean Neely (who represented Sonny Hair) and Ricky Thompson.

Saturday the Gatesville High School Athletic Hall of Fame grew with the additions of three athletes that certainly made their mark while competing on the playing fields in Central Texas.

Playing on a field covered yard to yard with snow and sleet, Gatesville High avoided a slip-up with a 4-3 shootout win over La Vega here Friday night.

Gatesville used its stingy defense and some timely offense to defeat Lorena 3-0 Tuesday night in District 17-4A play.

In a match-up of two of the league’s top entries, Lorena downed Gatesville 3-1 Tuesday night in District 17-4A play.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Cisco bound

Parker Floyd plans to take a step in his football career at Cisco Junior College. Parker said he hopes to add weight and strength at Cisco to lead to a Division I offer. Also pictured are his parents Cheri Ethridge and Danny Floyd.

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