Photo by Mark Goodson

Track paved way

Gary Kafer of Gatesville was the first athlete in the history of the Southwest Conference to clear 7-foot in the high jump. He is one of three athletes to join the Gatesville High School Athletic Hall of Fame this year.

Kafer leaps into Hall of Fame

Gary Kafer was a natural at jumping and competing. He came along at the time when high jumpers did the roll. He said he toyed with the Fosbury flop, the

Vance Jones looks for an opening in the Georgetown East View defense. Jones is a solid 3-point shooter for the Hornets.

Hornets stand 12-8 for season

big shots and he is very active.’’ The team’s scoring leader on the season is senior point guard Tyler Lewis. Lewis is averaging better than 20 points per game. He

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Mark Goodson

New heights

Jordan Morse of Gatesville cleared a personal-best, 11-feet, 10-inches at the pole-vaulting meet at Belton last week. This Saturday she’ll be at Joshua for another meet. Morse is shown here at the UIL state track and fi eld meet last May in Austin. She was fourth in Class 4A last spring with an effort of 11-feet. She will be one of the Hornets’ best chances at returning to state this May.

Hornet vaulter reaches 11-feet, 10-inches at Expo

Jordan Morse said she is amazed at the growth of pole vaulting. Last weekend, she vaulted 11-feet, 10-inches for a new personal best at a meet at the Belton Expo


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