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Class Reunion Recall II(Public Event) Nov.26,2010(FRI.)6:00 p.m-1:30 a.m.
Redman Hall 4521 Speight Ave. Waco,Texas
All schools and all classes from 1977-1984!!! Richfield(Rams),Waco High(Tigers),J.Moore(Lions)Lavega(Pirates)Connaly(Cadets)and University (Trojans)
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Connally Junior High student arrested in connection with Halloween threat written in bathroom  KXXV News Channel 25

After an investigation into a threat written on the bathroom wall at Connally Junior High School, a student was identified and arrested. According to Connally ISD, ...

Classroom Champions: Connally's Gaylon Glynn  KWTX

Connally High School senior Gaylon Glynn has helped the Cadets football team to a 3-1 record so far. But the quarterback is also leading himself to a top-10 ...

Sunday's coming: Connally running back's next-level emergence has Cadets on march  Waco Tribune-Herald

Jay'Veon Sunday had the look in his eyes, one of disappointment and frustration, with a dogged determination to never be in that predicament ever again.

Connally High student, teacher part after 4 years of standout journalism  Waco Tribune-Herald

The end of senior year in high school is often tinged with excitement and nervousness. But the goodbyes will be particularly poignant for Connally High School's ...

Sunday runs Connally past Robinson and into playoffs, 39-14  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Connally Cadets needed a victory to guarantee their trip to the playoffs as they hosted Robinson in the final game of the regular season.

Annual Spring Games Set to Run Saturday at Connally High School

WACO – Connally High School will be the site for one of the largest Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) competitions of the year for Waco and Heart of Texas Area ...

After surprise drill, police investigate actual threat to local campus  KWTX

Police were taking real security measures early Wednesday afternoon at a local high school where a security drill earlier in the day caught students and staff by ...

Connally's Sunday named first-team all-state | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally's Jay'veon Sunday was named to the Associated Press Sports Editors Class 4A All-State Football Team on Tuesday.

Threat on bathroom wall at local school prompts investigation  KWTX

Authorities are investigating after a threat was found written on a bathroom wall at a local high school.

Homecoming royalty at Connally High School  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally High School crowned its homecoming king and queen during a ceremony held at halftime of the Oct. 7 football game. In the photo above left, ...

#23 Lorena girls grind out defensive win over #14 Connally, 35-32  Waco Tribune-Herald

The first official day of winter arrives on Thursday. But it seemed to show up early at the Connally High School gym on Tuesday night.

Trajan Snell signs letter of intent with Hill College  Waco Tribune-Herald

Quinton Snell, with the mic in his hand, took a deep breath. His son, Trajan, was seated a few feet to his left at center court of the Connally High.

Report: Connally High principal investigated in 2009 for relationship with teacher  Austin American-Statesman

Kermit Ward, who will leave his position as Connally High School principal in June following a school board decision last week, had resigned from the Waco ...

"Ago" - Connally High School one-act play | Theater & Stage  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Connally High School one-act play team will give its final performance of its award-winning show, “Ago,” at 7 p.m. Friday at Connally High School, 901 N.

Connally High students compete at state UIL  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally High School students competed in the One-Act Play and UIL academic contests May 26 at the University of Texas in Austin.

Friends of Lake Waco drowning victim plan to honor him at former high school

Just one day after a man drowned at the Twin Bridges Park at Lake Waco, the friends of 19 year-old Christopher Sharp say they are doing the best they can to ...

Robinson handles Salado, 27-7, in district opener  Waco Tribune-Herald

ROBINSON — Behind a defensive effort head coach Tommy Allison called “probably our best in a couple of years,” the Robinson Rockets downed Salado 27-7 ...

Connally One-Act Play making 4th straight trip to state  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Connally High School One-Act Play will be making its fourth consecutive appearance at the state contest Monday, performing “Lafayette No. 1,” an original ...

Central Texas students participate in National School Walkout Day  KXXV News Channel 25

Central Texas high school students are participating in a 17-minute walk out to honor the victims of the Florida school shooting and to push for gun reform.

Waco Children's Theatre finds familiar family territory in ‘Oklahoma!’  Waco Tribune-Herald

The farmer and the rancher figure how to be friends yet again in this weekend's Waco Children's Theatre production of “Oklahoma!,” but the musical also ...

Bears Host 2020 Waco Area Targets  247Sports

The Bears hosted two Waco-area 2020 recruits as they look to keep marquee talent at home.

Harker Heights puts damper on Waco High homecoming with win  Waco Tribune-Herald

Harker Heights captured its first win of the 2018 season with impassioned defense and just enough offense to pull away from Waco High, 36-17, Friday at Waco ...

Connally theater director leads troupe to state competition with original script  Waco Tribune-Herald

The haunting spirits of New Orleans will appear at Connally High School on Thursday as students perform “Lafayette No. 1.” The one-act play is theater director ...

Connally High homecoming court  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally High School crowned senior Destiny Davis as its homecoming queen at ceremonies Sept. 19. The homecoming court included (from left) Kylie Muegee ...

Georgetown 17, Waco High 7 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

GEORGETOWN — Despite some gritty, old-school defense, Waco High couldn't ground the Eagles.

Connally H.S. principal investigated in 2009 for relationship with teacher

Connally High School's principal, who will leave in June, was investigated several years ago for an alleged relationship with a teacher while he was with the ...

Connally High principal resigns after months on administrative leave  Austin American-Statesman

Kermit Ward, principal of Connally High School who was placed on administrative leave in February, has resigned, a Pflugerville school district spokesman ...

Lorena's wild 42-28 win over rival Rockets offers microcosm of crazy district  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — It's a district that won't be decided until the final week of the regular season. Yes, that is the case for most districts across the state, but in.

Long time coming: University Trojans snap 47-game losing skid in big way, 37-0  Waco Tribune-Herald

Finally, almost five years of frustration dissolved in the night air and were replaced by smiles as wide as Texas.

Bosqueville defense the difference in 24-12 win over Riesel  Waco Tribune-Herald

With quarterback Tyler Webb putting up eye-popping numbers, Bosqueville has deservedly earned a reputation as one of the most explosive offenses in Central ...

Mexia reaches 7-on-7 semifinals before run ends  Waco Tribune-Herald

COLLEGE STATION — They didn't ride away with a championship trophy, but the Mexia Blackcats still climbed on the bus as the kings of Central Texas.

Title IX inquiry, player complaints preceded MCC coach's resignation  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan Community College softball coach Manuel Ordones' resignation last week came as the school started a Title IX investigation based on a letter ...

MCC coach resigns amid internal investigation  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan Community College softball coach Manuel Ordones has resigned less than a week after he was put on leave in an internal investigation.

2000 local students join national walkout for safer schools  Waco Tribune-Herald

At least 2000 McLennan County students joined tens of thousands of others nationwide in a 10 a.m. walkout Wednesday to demand change and more protection ...

Collisions delayed: La Vega plans to bring winning attitude (just not hits) to State 7-on-7  Waco Tribune-Herald

Ingrained in the fibers of Don Hyde's DNA is a deep love for defense. Hyde, who served as La Vega's defensive coordinator for 12 years before taking over as ...

Connally ISD to name new superintendent  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally Independent School District's interim superintendent, Wesley Holt, is expected to be formally offered the permanent position at a board of trustees ...

Connally Cadets v. La Vega Pirates: The Wrap Up Snapchat filters to be at game  KXXV News Channel 25

KXXV News Channel 25 is having new Snapchat Geofilters for the High School Football Game of the Week.

Cameron Yoe 76, Manor New Tech 0 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

MANOR — That's what you call district dominance. Yoe had nary an issue in shredding New Tech on its way to wrapping up the District 10-3A Div.

Family of drowning victim speaks out  FOX 44 - KWKT

FOX 44 is learning more about Christopher Sharp, the 19-year-old who drowned at Lake Waco on Memorial Day.

Friday Night Heroes: Foes play keep-away with Bosqueville's Estell, for good reason  Waco Tribune-Herald

When Bosqueville's Marcell Estell stands deep near his own end zone, awaiting the opposing kickoff, he is something out of an outcast.

Connally’s Anderson changes course, will return as football coach  Waco Tribune-Herald

It wasn't going to be easy for Shane Anderson to walk away from being a football coach — he realized as much when he resigned after he resigned on Dec.

Connally grad promoted to Marine sergeant major  Waco Tribune-Herald

Nick A. Galvan, a Connally High School graduate, was promoted to sergeant major on Jan. 26 at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in North Carolina.

Centex high school baseball preview: Ashcraft, Rockets setting themselves up for special season  Waco Tribune-Herald

Everyone remembers their senior year of high school.

MCC softball coach placed on administrative leave  KWTX

McLennan Community College's head softball coach is on paid administrative leave pending an internal investigation, a college spokeswoman confirmed ...

Morrow, Betty  Waco Tribune-Herald

Betty Morrow. April 22, 1954 - Aug. 27, 2018. Betty Morrow, 64, of Waco, passed away, Monday, August 27, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. A memorial *service* ...

High school football review: Early spotlight shines on 4A with La Vega, China Spring, Connally, Robinson  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Class 4A football being played in Central Texas has been on another level to start the season, and it's been incredibly fun to watch.

Pflugerville ISD board to discuss not renewing Connally High principal’s contract  Austin American-Statesman

Pflugerville school district board trustees are set Friday morning to discuss whether to not renewal Kermit Ward's contract as Connally High School Principal.

Brown, Byron Bert  Waco Tribune-Herald

Byron Bert Brown. March 24, 1932 - April 4, 2018. Dr. Byron Bert (B.B.) Brown, 86, of Waco, Texas, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018. He was born March ...

National Signing Day 2018: See where CTX athletes are going  KXXV News Channel 25

National Signing Day saw athletes from across Central Texas find their homes at the next level.

Midway senior wins Rotary Club's Youth Citizen Award  Waco Tribune-Herald

As a high school freshman, Phoebe Park thrived on challenge, winning state-level piano competitions, placing in regional swim meets and founding a group to ...

McKinney, Jennifer  Waco Tribune-Herald

Jennifer McKinney. April 25, 1972 - Aug. 24, 2018. Jennifer Jean McKinney, 46, of Lacy Lakeview, passed away suddenly at her residence Friday, August 24, ...

Connally ISD boys learning to be Modern Gentlemen  Waco Tribune-Herald

Wearing a suit and tie, Adam Ortiz looks down at his 7-year-old brother. Fridays have become special to the two elementary students. Ortiz looks forward to ...

Special Olympics of Texas - Area 12 Spring Games | Sports  Waco Tribune-Herald

Special Olympics of Texas — Area 12 will conduct its Spring Games from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Connally High School's Mac Peoples Stadium, 200 ...

Family of drowning victim calls for adding lifeguards at designated swimming areas  KXXV News Channel 25

The family of a 19-year-old who drowned in Lake Waco on Memorial Day plans to start a call to action to add lifeguards at designated swimming areas of Lake ...

College-minded high schoolers flocking to dual credit classes  Waco Tribune-Herald

If students on the McLennan Community College or Texas State Technical College campuses seem to look a little younger these days, it may not be your ...

Grote, Mary E.  Waco Tribune-Herald

Mary E. GroteSept. 11, 1943 - Aug. 10, 2018Mary E. Grote, age 74, of Waco, went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, August 10, 2018, at her residence, after ...

Military group presents JROTC Awards  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Heart of Texas Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America recently provided monetary awards and medals to cadets who have demonstrated ...

High school notebook: Waco becomes destination spot for high school football visitors  Waco Tribune-Herald

The teams come from all over, and they come for the same reason.

MT Rice Tournament casts wider net for expanded 2016 edition  Waco Tribune-Herald

After more than a half-century of games, the M.T. Rice Holiday Basketball Tournament just keeps getting bigger.

Panther power: Rigney, Lambert muscle Midway baseball to another district win  Waco Tribune-Herald

Will Rigney dominated. The junior right-handed pitcher for Midway struck out 14 of the 22 batters he faced. Only four batters got on base for Ellison as they didn't ...

Barnes, Mary  Waco Tribune-Herald

Mary Barnes. Jan. 22, 1935 - July 8, 2018. Mary Alice Hickey Barnes, 83, of Waco, passed away peacefully shortly after dawn on Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Waco.

Local achievements: Aug. 25, 2017  Waco Tribune-Herald

Matt J. Woodward, a 2005 Midway High School graduate, received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Memphis on Aug. 6. He and his wife, ...

Centex recruiting roundup: Busy as ever as area athletes make it official  Waco Tribune-Herald

The NCAA may have created an extra window of opportunity for football signings in December, but that didn't make the first Wednesday in February any less ...

High school boys' basketball all-district teams 2016 | Central Texas Boys Basketball  Waco Tribune-Herald

District 12-6A. District MVP: Tyrone Williams – Killeen Shoemaker. Offensive MVP: Javon Levi – Killeen Shoemaker. Defensive MVP: Tyrone Williams – Killeen ...

Centex 25: Ranking the top local recruits for the class of 2018  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Tribune-Herald's ranking of the top senior high school football recruits in Central Texas, and where they're headed.

Mordecai dazzles as Midway romps Waco High, 42-7  Waco Tribune-Herald

If any Oklahoma fans in town for Saturday's contest against Baylor decided to venture a few miles south to Panther Stadium in Hewitt to see what they should ...

Grant helps China Spring VFD add truck  Waco Tribune-Herald

A transformed military vehicle is giving China Spring Volunteer Fire Department extra firefighting power.

China Spring dominant again, rolls over Connally, 59-12 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

The China Spring Cougars started fast, kept the foot on the pedal and cruised to a 59-12 victory over Connally Friday night to improve to 2-0 in 2016.

Balanced attack guides Mexia to shutout win of Connally, 25-0  Waco Tribune-Herald

Mexia's offense didn't operate at its usual high efficiency but the defense never played better.

Battle-tested West Trojans earn 2015 Jinx Tucker Award  Waco Tribune-Herald

WEST — There are times when a sporting event becomes more than a game. It usually happens after some tragedy and is representative of a group overcoming ...

China Spring’s James, La Vega’s Rogers named to TSWA all-state first team  Waco Tribune-Herald

Multiple different opposing coaches said the same thing when preparing to battle China Spring on the gridiron – they had to keep an eye on Tyrick James.

Austin Soldier Killed By IED In Syria  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Austin Soldier Killed By IED In Syria - Downtown Austin, TX - Master Sgt. Jonathan Dunbar was assigned to the headquarters of US Army Special Operations ...

New season offers fresh hope for MCC softball  Waco Tribune-Herald

A new season always has the hope of great things to come. With the McLennan Community College softball team, coach Manuel Ordones has hopeful ...

Brice Cherry: Would a Midway multiplication be a win for athletes?  Waco Tribune-Herald

A decade or so ago, when the UIL split up schools into five classifications and Midway was squarely situated in Class 4A, there used to be a running joke in.

High school softball all-district teams 2015 | Central Texas Softball  Waco Tribune-Herald

District 12-6A team. Overall MVP: Sidney Holman (Jr., Belton); Taylor Ellis (Jr., Midway). Defensive MVP: Morgan Ling (Jr., Midway). Offensive MVP: Rhein ...

Midway stays undefeated in district play with win over Killeen, 42-10  Waco Tribune-Herald

KILLEEN — It was all Midway Thursday night at Leo Buckley Stadium. Even when it wasn't. The Kangaroos won the turnover battle, but the Panthers won the ...

Black Pflugerville Students Draw Disproportionate Assault Charges

Black Pflugerville Students Charged More Often - North Austin-Pflugerville, TX - Report finds black Pflugerville ISD students 3.5 times more likely to be charged ...

High school notebook: Centex athletes hone football skills at La Vega camp  Waco Tribune-Herald

Some high school students spend spring break at the beach. Others take to the ski slopes. But for about three dozen area football players, spring break offers ...

High school notebook: State's leading rusher is just getting started  Waco Tribune-Herald

Defenders can't get a clean shot on him. They always seem to miss when going after Jaquorian Johnson.

Going to state: Where to buy tickets, where to park, where to watch UIL title games  Waco Tribune-Herald

It's the biggest week of the high school football season — state championship week.

Connally clicks late, holds off La Vega, 35-27 | Central Texas Football |  Waco Tribune-Herald

No matter how hard Connally tried, it just couldn't put La Vega away for three quarters. But the Cadets needed only 17 seconds to get that done in the fourth.

Central Texas Honor Roll: Week 8 football  Waco Tribune-Herald

OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK. QB Tanner Mordecai, Midway: 16 of 25 passing, 414 yards, 5 TDs; 19 carries, 110 rush, 1 TD. RB Alex Thompson ...

Soccer assist: Waco High players happy to let special-needs student score goals  Waco Tribune-Herald

Even today, when Waco High School's Reymundo Reyes thinks back on the ball fluttering into the net, he can't stop smiling. His teammates feel the same way.

Ground games churning title drives for Central Texas contenders  Waco Tribune-Herald

Southlake Carroll couldn't stop Midway's James Fullbright.

Connally students succeed at state UIL academic meet  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally High School student Alyssa Chavez was crowned the Class 4A state champion in headine writing after placing first in the event May 24 at the UIL state ...

Robinson baseball team really packing a punch this season  Waco Tribune-Herald

Of all the successful athletic programs at Robinson High School – and there are many – a varsity boxing team does not exist.

Cameron Park Zoo welcomes new African lion cub  Waco Tribune-Herald

The new African lion cub at the Cameron Park Zoo is “fat and sassy” and couldn't have formed a better bond with her mother Leia, zookeepers said.

A 1985 Texas law requires high schools to help students register to vote. But most don't  Dallas News

As a junior, Kundai Nyamandi and her classmates often packed the Frisco Heritage High School auditorium for presentations from school officials,...

High school notebook: Waco ISD set to begin interviewing for University football coach post  Waco Tribune-Herald

While Waco ISD athletic director Johnny Tusa said that there is no “exact timetable” for when the school district may have a new football coach in place for ...

Eagles soar; Fairfield beats Connally, 36-13 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

Coming off a state-championship-game appearance and heading into a new-look district, the Fairfield Eagles showed they still have title-contending ingredients ...

Methodist Children's Home outlasts Wylie Prep, seizes first state title  Waco Tribune-Herald

SPRINGTOWN — The boys at Methodist Children's Home weren't *content* to just get there again.

Local abortion opponents join international prayer vigil  Waco Tribune-Herald

Some stood quietly, reading Scripture or their eyes closed in prayer. Others chatted about the cause, their reason for gathering outside the Planned Parenthood ...

High school notebook: Robinson runners draw bead on 1st state cross country title  Waco Tribune-Herald

Robinson has never won a boys' team state championship, but it has a legitimate chance to end that Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Hornets start fast, but fall to Connally  The Killeen Daily Herald

WACO — Connally High School has been a second-half house of horrors for the Gatesville gridders.

What to watch for as area 5A, 6A high school football teams kick off practice  Waco Tribune-Herald

Football teams in 4A and below are a week into fall practices. Now it's the big schools' turn.

KWTX - Sports - Classroom Champions  KWTX

KWTX News 10 and Texas Best Chevy Dealers invite you to participate in Classroom Champions as we honor student athletes in Central Texas who excel on ...

Service above self: 2015 Youth Citizenship Awards  Waco Tribune-Herald

Twenty-four high school seniors in McLennan County are being recognized for their volunteerism and *service* in the 35th annual Youth Citizenship Awards ...

Strong defense, third-quarter burst key China Spring past Lorena  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — It was a tight game throughout the first half. China Spring and Lorena each made strong defensive plays while flashing some offensive prowess.

Service above self: 2016 Youth Citizenship Awards  Waco Tribune-Herald

Twenty-five high school seniors in McLennan County are being recognized for their volunteerism and *service* in the 36th annual Youth Citizenship Awards ...

High school football all-district teams 2014 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

District 12-6A. MVP — Kahlil Haughton/Sr. — Midway. Offensive Player of the Year — Ben Hicks/Sr. — Midway. Defensive Player of the Year — Lenoy Jones, ...

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