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.

Indictments for the month of January have been returned by a Coryell County grand jury with 20 indictments and 19 individuals named.

DAVID DEWEESE

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Gatesville Police Department received information concerning possible narcotics being stored at an apartment in the 1400 block of Westview Drive.

ANELA EASTON

Anela Easton has been named the Gatesville Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year for 2018.

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.

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.

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.

Courtesy photo

Five Hornet signees

Five Gatesville Hornets signed letters of intent on Wednesday’s national signing day. The signees were Zach Mueller (Hardin-Simmons), Wyatt Tackett (Hardin-Simmons), Parker Floyd (Cisco JC), Jay Hitchcock (Hardin-Simmons) and Kyle Stiffl emire (Texas Tech).

Gatesville senior Kyle Stiffl emire first learned to pole vault when he was eight years old.

He picked up the pole and decided to pursue the sport because it beat the other option.

Photo by Mark Goodson

In driver’s seat

Jeremiah Marwitz and the Evant Elks are 8-1 with two games remaining after Tuesday’s 58-36 win over Lometa. Marwtiz scored 17 points in the win.

Evant has established the inside game in its run through District 17-1A, but Tuesday night they played a solid upbeat game getting the ball rolling.

Evant’s eight girls battled to the end and were rewarded Tuesday night with their second victory of the season.

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