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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)
Pre-sale ticket $15.00 available at Floyd's or contact Donna Higgins Curtis (254) 717-XXXX We would love to have you be apart of this special event !

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High school notebook: Vanguard, Connally boys' hoops still surviving, advancing  Waco Tribune-Herald

If a basketball team survives and advances long enough, it finds itself in pretty rare company at this time of year.

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.

Local high school students create Black History Month mural  KWTX

A group of nearly 100 local high school students created a wall mural of an African American woman comprised of photos of influential African American men ...

Local student arrested after discovery of Halloween threat  KWTX

A local junior high student was taken into custody after a message threatening a school shooting on Halloween was found written on a restroom wall.

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.

Classroom Champions: Connally's Gaylon Glynn  KWTX

WACO, Texas (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 ...

Connally's Sunday named first-team all-state  Waco Tribune-Herald

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

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 ...

McWilliams, Ronnie  Waco Tribune-Herald

Ronnie McWilliams. Oct. 6, 1942 - Mar. 12, 2019. Ronald "Ronnie" McWilliams, 76, of Waco, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at his daughter's residence ...

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 ...

Zahirniak, Ronald  Waco Tribune-Herald

Ronald Zahirniak. March 7, 1944 - March 13, 2019. Ronald Frank Zahirniak departed this life on March 13, 2019 with his wife, Lana, by his side. Funeral services ...

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, ...

Bigger than ever: M.T. Rice Tournament adds extra girls division for 58th annual event  Waco Tribune-Herald

Even an event with the history and tradition of the M.T. Rice Holiday Basketball Tournament isn't afraid to reinvent itself, to change with the times.

Elders, Tommy R.  Waco Tribune-Herald

Tommy R. Elders. Oct. 20, 1943 - Feb. 5, 2019. Tommy R. Elders, 75, of West, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in Waco. Visitation will be held at ...

Former Wildcat Coaches 5-A Team to Bi-District Win  KSST

Coaches can often be quite proud of their former players. SSISD Assistant Superintendent Rusty Harden is a proud former coach. Bradley Washington, a 2007 ...

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.

Online petition in support of Waco ISD superintendent arrested on marijuana possession charge meets goal  Waco Tribune-Herald

More than 5000 people signed an online petition in support of embattled Waco Independent School District Superintendent A. Marcus Nelson, who was arrested ...

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* ...

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 ...

Mixed results for area teams on day one of MT Rice Tournament  KWTX

Several area teams are playing basketball in the M.T. Rice Tournament this week and the results on day one were mixed.

Connally High homecoming court  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally High School held its homecoming ceremony during halftime of its Sept. 22 game. Making up the homecoming court are Amaya Perkins, sophomore ...

Run this thing: 2018 the year for running backs in Central Texas  Waco Tribune-Herald

A year ago, the argument in the Trib's conference room over emptying pizza boxes was which running back to put on the Super Centex First Team, Mart's Tyrek ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Texas Voices: Bato's Art  KXXV News Channel 25

Paintings with the power to transport you to another time and possibly another place. Blacklight Artist Al "Bato" Landoll takes us to his darkest day and tells us ...

Police identify Lake Waco drowning victim  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 19-year-old man who drowned at Lake Waco's Twin Bridges Park on Memorial Day has been identified as Christopher Wayne Sharp, Waco police Sgt. W.

Under Armour Dallas: Top performers  247Sports

A rundown of the top performers from Sunday's Under Armour Dallas regional camp.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors give scholarships  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors presented four high school seniors with $1000 scholarships at a recent meeting.

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 ...

Notes from the Under Armour Dallas Camp  247Sports

Sunday morning, a few hundred players gathered in Arlington, TX to participate in the Under Armour Dallas Camp at Martin High School. Some of the best ...

High school notebook: Centex powerlifters prepare for state meet  Waco Tribune-Herald

In one way or another, strength is required to excel in almost every sport. Athletes use physical power and mental fortitude as tools to triumph over an opponent.

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 ...

Connally's Sanders looking for one more state title  KWTX

Connally track standout TT Sanders has already tasted success at the state track meet. She's hoping to have more this weekend and help her teammates win a ...

Pflugerville High School Student Hospitalized After Being Stabbed In Face

North Austin-Pflugerville, TX - Officials confirm two John B. Connally High School students got into an altercation, one got stabbed in face and rushed to hospital.

Bears Host 2020 Waco Area Targets  247Sports

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

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 ...

Football Recruiting: OSU Offers Oklahoma Commit, Dickey Makes First Offers, and a 2021 Safety Makes a Visit r…  Cowboys Ride For Free

We've got a LOT to catch up on regarding Oklahoma State's football recruiting efforts, including multiple new offers, a former Baylor commit OSU is in the running ...

2,000 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Connally top scholars bound for UT  Austin American-Statesman

Editor's note: The following is among student profiles on top students at Pflugerville ISD schools this year. See upcoming editions of the Pflag for more profiles.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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. Below is a list of players from our area that committed to their ...

MCC softball coach resigns  KWTX

McLennan Community College's head softball coach Manuel Ordones has resigned, the college confirmed Friday.

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 ...

Area students named to Austin College Dean's List  North Texas e-News

Sherman, Texas -- Austin College administrators have announced the Dean's List for Fall Term 2018. The Dean's List recognizes the top 20 percent of students ...

Schutza, Kevin Glen  Waco Tribune-Herald

Kevin Glen Schutza. Sept. 3, 1971 - Nov. 14, 2017. Kevin Glen Schutza, 46, a native of Waco, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 14, surrounded ...

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 ...

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,...

Heart of Texas Special Olympics holds basketball tournament

Almost 300 basketball players filled Baylor's on-campus gyms this weekend hoping to qualify for the state championships. The Heart of Texas Special Olympics ...

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 ...

University High principal to retire at end of school year  Waco Tribune-Herald

University High School Principal Bill Shepard says he has some things to figure out, so he's decided to retire at the end of the school year.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Local students receive Waco Foundation scholarships to continue college  Waco Tribune-Herald

Fifty-three local students received scholarships Tuesday night that will help keep their college education on track.

Jones Jr., Jay P.  Waco Tribune-Herald

Jay P. Jones Jr. Dec. 4, 1966 - March 25, 2017. Lt. Col (Ret.) Jay P. Jones, Jr. was born on December 4, 1966, in Waco, Texas. Jay entered Eternal rest on ...

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 ...

Wade, Penny Kay  Waco Tribune-Herald

Penny Wade, 52, of Waco, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, November 20, at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel ...

Two state troopers injured in crash on I-35  KBTX

Two Department of Public Safety troopers were injured Tuesday afternoon when their cruiser was struck by another vehicle on I-35.

Madden, William C.  Waco Tribune-Herald

William C. Madden. William "Craig" Madden, 52, of Mart, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014, at a Waco hospital. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May ...

New downtown Waco official draws inspiration from her mother, a bygone mayor  Waco Tribune-Herald

Andrea Barefield is carrying on a family tradition as she starts her job as downtown Waco's Main Street manager.

5 terrific teachers in local schools  Waco Tribune-Herald

Teachers are often an inspiration to students. Whether they offer a show of support or spark creativity and passion for a student, teachers do more than assign ...

OHS, PHS principal candidates narrowed down  Odessa American

The candidates for principal at Permian and Odessa high schools have been narrowed down to six.

Mike Copeland: Local real estate companies merge; Abbott in Waco; New wedding venue  Waco Tribune-Herald

Randy Reid and Jim Peevey have joined forces to form Reid Peevey Commercial.

From vine to wine: Local winemakers finding success in their efforts  Waco Tribune-Herald

Plenty of excellent wineries dot the landscape throughout Central Texas. From the Texas Hill Country around Fredericksburg and going north toward Dallas and ...

Summer activities for kids: Keeping youths busy in the coming months  Waco Tribune-Herald

The last thing a parent wants for the summer is a bored child. If taking a vacation for the entire summer isn't an option — and it probably isn't —

Summer Sourcebook 2014  Waco Tribune-Herald

Saddle Up at Sun Down, 7 and older; 6-8:30 p.m. July 7-11, 6-8 p.m. July 14-18, REACH Therapeutic Riding Center, 1007 Camp Road, McGregor; $185.

Baylor’s Troy Baker ready for life after ‘unbelievable ride’ with Bears  Waco Tribune-Herald

When Baylor plays Kansas State in the final regular season game, Troy Baker plans to jog out of the tunnel with his teammates at McLane Stadium.

No surprise: No. 2 Academy flattens Whitney in first-round tilt  Temple Daily Telegram

WACO — After hitting the ocean last season, the Academy Lady Bees are focused on keeping their opponents at bay.On Monday night, the Whitney Lady ...

Community news: June 28, 2013  Waco Tribune-Herald

Gunnery Sgt. Nick Galvan, a 1998 Connally High School graduate, recently received a Meritorious *Service* Medal and was recognized as a Marine Corps ...

True home-field advantage: McLane Stadium atmosphere a high-decibel experience  Waco Tribune-Herald

The noise at McLane Stadium might not rival an erupting volcano, an earthquake or a Led Zeppelin concert circa 1975.

Can you really grow olives in Texas? Jack Dougherty of Bella Vista Ranch reveals his secrets  CultureMap Austin

With the publication of Tom Mueller's Extra-Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil, the seemingly benign subject of olive oil.

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