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Family matters

Ryan Ocheskey and his family are anxious for him to begin work as the head girls basketball coach at Gatesville. Also pictured are his son Parker, his wife Laura and daughter Keyleigh.

Hornet coach stresses family

Ryan Ocheskey spent last Friday flying around, doing everything from unloading a U-haul trailer to meeting his new basketball team. 

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State of mind

Jeremiah Marwitz takes the baton in the sprint relay at the Whitney regional. The Evant Elks senior qualified for state in three events -- the high jump, the 400 meters and the 4x400 relay.

Coryell County athletes state lineup

State meet qualifiers in events involving area athletes Class 4A girls discus Audrey Hughes, Canyon, Sr., 162-0 Abigail Flores, Grulla, Sr., 160-6 Devon Williams, Gonzales, Jr.,146-8 Ebony Wolridge, Giddings, Sr.,

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State of mind

Kyle Stifflemire has advanced to the state track and field championships in Austin. The Gatesville senior hopes to close out his career with a gold medal in Austin. The Class 4A pole vault competition begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11 at Mike M. Myers Track Complex on the campus of the University of Texas. Stiffl emire qualified with a 15-9 effort at the Huntsville regional. His personal best is 16-2 as a junior.

Hornets’ senior flying high

When Kyle Stifflemire runs down the pole vault runway in a few days at the Texas track and fi eld championships, he’ll be focused. The Gatesville senior dreams have always


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