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La Vega High School was honored with a trophy and celebration banner after the football season finished with a No. 88 ranking by MaxPreps.
La Vega plans championship parade, banquet Waco Tribune-Herald
Strike up the band, the parade is coming. The City of Bellmead will hold a victory parade for the football state champion La Vega Pirates beginning at 5:45 p.m. ...
Classroom Champions: La Vega's Jaelyn Maladdie KWTX
La Vega High School senior Jaelyn Maladdie owns a GPA just shy of 4.0 and is a candidate to be National Honor Society president.
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.
Waco: La Vega ISD buys clear backpacks for students at 2 schools KWTX
The La Vega Independent School District has ordered 1600 see-through plastic backpacks for high school and junior high school students this fall.
Brice Cherry: No identity crisis here — Pirates know who they are (state champs) Waco Tribune-Herald
The La Vega Pirates know exactly who they are: A fierce, resilient, explosive bunch of football players.
La Vega football star gets 18 years for robbery FOX 44 - KWKT
A former La Vega High School football start who was part of the school's first ever state championship team and who had been on the team at the University of ...
Former OU football player gets 18 years for robbing Baylor student Waco Tribune-Herald
Parrish Lee Cobb, a La Vega High School football standout and former University of Oklahoma defensive starter who was implicated in four robberies, was ...
Waco: High school students awarded $57,000 in scholarships KWTX
Ten Waco-area high school graduates are getting a financial boost with scholarship money for college.
Super Centex Football Team: Sunday, Rogers were ‘phenomenal’ forces to be reckoned with Waco Tribune-Herald
Like the day of the week, Jay'Veon Sunday is consistent. You always know he's coming, and there's nothing you can do to stop it. Every team that played ...
High school notebook: Crawford's under-the-radar season starting to catch attention Waco Tribune-Herald
You won't hear “Thank God I'm a Country Boy” or “Rhinestone Cowboy” playing over the P.A. system before a lot of high school basketball games, but you will in ...
QB1: Next generation of passers bringing their own spin to storied programs Waco Tribune-Herald
It's an honor to earn the title QB1. A position bestowed on a different guy every few years, it's one that comes loaded with responsibility. The offense is theirs ...
La Vega emerges with 1st state title after wild 2nd half, 33-31 Waco Tribune-Herald
HOUSTON — La Vega didn't plan to have its best athlete be the holder on kicks in case disaster struck.
TEA chief says Waco ISD charter part of solution to state's education troubles Waco Tribune-Herald
During a visit to Waco on Wednesday, Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath held up Waco ISD's in-district charter Transformation Waco as a solution ...
High-powered Yates shoots down Connally, 88-74, in region semis Waco Tribune-Herald
HUNTSVILLE — Connally knows its way to Huntsville. The Cadets even know the back roads.
High school girls basketball all-district teams 2019 | Central Texas Girls Basketball Waco Tribune-Herald
MVP: Madison Griffon, Sr., Copperas Cove. Offensive Player of the Year: Shamyra Duncan, Jr., Midway. Defensive Player of the Year: Mel Williams, Sr., Killeen.
La Vega romps to 34-0 win over Lorena Waco Tribune-Herald
La Vega's four-headed offensive monster is a force to be reckoned with, but the Pirates defense stole the show Friday night.
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.
Waco sports talk radio landscape adds another station with 94.1 FM Waco Tribune-Herald
The local sports talk radio game is about to add another player to the mix.
McGregor ISD board makes no decision on athletics investigation Waco Tribune-Herald
The McGregor Independent School District board of trustees chose not to take action Thursday night regarding Judd Thrash, the head football coach and ...
Waco ISD rolling out new security system for visitors Waco Tribune-Herald
Waco Independent School District is making strides in balancing school safety and accessibility for students and their families with a new security system that will ...
Longtime Waco florist dies at 97 KWTX
Harry Reed, known in downtown Waco as a man with a bright smile and a bouquet of roses for a good part of the last century, passed away Saturday at a local ...
Urban, Anthony Waco Tribune-Herald
Anthony Urban. July 24, 1955 - December 17, 2018. Anthony Urban, age 63, of West, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018 in Lampasas. A Rosary will be ...
High school boys' golf tourney concludes first round at Cottonwood Creek Waco Tribune-Herald
After the first round of the Marvin Dameron Invitational golf tournament at Cottonwood Creek Golf Course Friday, Brian Jennings of Dallas Jesuit, Luke Jasinski ...
Paroled murderer arrested on felony assault charge Waco Tribune-Herald
A man convicted in the 1995 murder of his former girlfriend was taken back to McLennan County Jail on a felony assault charge Thursday after police said he ...
Dave Campbell: La Vega's state championship worth the wait Waco Tribune-Herald
Something happened two Fridays ago that I had thought would never happen. What happened was that my high school alma mater, La Vega, won its very first ...
Parents ask Bellmead to step up to the plate on Little League maintenance Waco Tribune-Herald
La Vega Little League parents are making a pitch to Bellmead city officials to repair city-owned ballfields they say have become dangerous and unsightly.
Central Texas Honor Roll: Week 4 football Waco Tribune-Herald
RB AJ Bell, Lorena — 21 carries for 202 yards and 4 touchdowns. RB Erik Hart, China Spring — 28 carries for 154 yards and 3 touchdowns, 3 catches for 20 ...
Man arrested, accused of sexually touching girl, 10, in 2007 Waco Tribune-Herald
A Hewitt man turned himself into authorities Thursday after allegations surfaced that he allegedly sexually abused a 10-year-old girl at a Waco residence for ...
Clifton's special teams spark 29-7 win over Crawford Waco Tribune-Herald
CRAWFORD — Gifted quarterback Mason Brandenberger is Clifton's star, but he got plenty of help from his friends Friday night.
Beloved high school teacher unexpectedly dies KWTX
The news of the death of Jan Skrabanek comes as a shock to the staff and student body of La Vega High School.
Defense leads the way as No. 6 Mart shuts down No. 5 Refugio, 41-8 Waco Tribune-Herald
MART — Domination starts with “d.” As does defense.
Local election results: Nov. 6, 2018 | Elections Waco Tribune-Herald
County Commissioner, Precinct 2. Patricia "Pat" Chisolm-Miller (D), 6,446, 58.3. Donis "D.L." Wilson (R), 4,612, 41.7. Texas House, Dist. 56 (100% reporting).
Waco-area news briefs: Feb. 13, 2019 | Briefly Waco Tribune-Herald
McLennan Community College and the McLennan Community College Foundation will host “An Evening with Winston Churchill Biographer Andrew Roberts” at ...
Heart of Texas Regional History Fair Competition Set for Feb. 14-15 at Baylor University Baylor University
Contact: Rachel DeShong, coordinator of the Heart of Texas Regional History Fair, 254-710-3783. Media Contact: Baylor University Media and Public Relations, ...
Police ID motorcyclist in fatal crash on Valley Mills Drive Waco Tribune-Herald
Waco police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a Saturday night crash on North Valley Mills Drive as John Michael Naame Jr. of Temple.
Redskins' Peterson, former Waco High, Baylor great Casner among Hall of Fame class Waco Tribune-Herald
Adrian Peterson, the 10th all-time leading rusher in NFL history, and Ken Casner, a former star at Waco High and Baylor University, are among the headliners in ...
Cameron Park Zoo's 1st shark killed in altercation with eel Waco Tribune-Herald
Loki, Cameron Park Zoo's first shark who made his debut two months ago, died this month in an altercation with a moray eel that shared his tank.
High school notebook: Axtell, Dawson ready to play under lights at Waco ISD Stadium Waco Tribune-Herald
Eric Blenden knows Thursday night's contest against Dawson won't determine if his Axtell Longhorns advance to the postseason for the first time since 2011.
Former La Vega football star gets 5 years in prison Waco Tribune-Herald
A former La Vega High School football star whose uncle was executed earlier this month was sentenced to five years in prison Monday after his deferred felony ...
Yeager leads De Leon to 44-21 win over Riesel Waco Tribune-Herald
WHITNEY — Describing Kevin Yeager as simply a dual-threat quarterback would be a disservice to his many other talents.
Sykora, John A. Waco Tribune-Herald
John A. Sykora, Jr. Aug. 17, 1939 - Jan. 2, 2019. John A, Sykora Jr., passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, ...
Police: Man claimed to be youth sports coach before drug arrest Waco Tribune-Herald
A man tried to divert attention away from the smell of marijuana coming from his car during a traffic stop Thursday by claiming to be a Mart Youth Baseball and.
Top winners advance to international science fair Waco Tribune-Herald
A student from Midway High School and a team from Live Oak Classical School were the top winners in the 63rd annual Central Texas Science and Engineering ...
Veterans One Stop recognized Waco Tribune-Herald
Veterans One Stop was honored by the Good Soldier Foundation with the Spirit of America Medal and the Military Officers Association-Heart of Texas with a ...
Unbeaten La Vega ‘doing what it takes to win’ in this year’s state final run Waco Tribune-Herald
La Vega didn't enter this season a happy team, and it has taken it out on everybody throughout the season.
Police: Fleeing suspect arrested after threatening to kill officers Waco Tribune-Herald
A Bellmead man wanted in a 2017 home invasion was arrested by police Sunday afternoon after he ran from officers and threatened to kill police during his ...
Idea of downtown performing arts center gains steam at City Hall Waco Tribune-Herald
After years of backstage community discussion of the idea of a new downtown Waco performing arts facility, Waco City Council members are ready to start a ...
Public can share thoughts on $85 million project on Loop 340 Waco Tribune-Herald
The Texas Department of Transportation is seeking public input on a proposed $85 million project to expand a 5.2-mile stretch Loop 340 on the eastern edge of ...
Former La Vega star Cobb arrested on robbery charge in Oklahoma Waco Tribune-Herald
Former La Vega High School football star and former University of Oklahoma football player Parrish Cobb was arrested early Thursday morning in Norman, ...
Message of family outweighs score in rare football matchup between Juvenile Justice schools Waco Tribune-Herald
Trailing by 17 points after the first half, Giddings Indians lineman, jersey number 17, rallied his fellow players with a speech of family and brotherhood.
Baker, David Waco Tribune-Herald
David Baker. Nov. 15, 1970 - Sept. 18, 2018. David James Baker, 47, of Bellmead, passed away at his home, Tuesday, September 18, 2018. A graveside *service* ...
Public input sought ahead of two-way Washington Avenue conversion Waco Tribune-Herald
The city is planning to start converting Washington Avenue into a two-way street through downtown next year, and residents have an opportunity Tuesday to ...
Longtime Waco florist Harry Reed dies Waco Tribune-Herald
Albert Harry Reed, “Harry” to the thousands who knew him as longtime owner of Reed's Flowers on Austin Avenue, made it through one last Valentine's Day ...
Judge sentences woman to 35 years in drive-by shooting Waco Tribune-Herald
A Waco woman who shot a former college student in the face in a 2016 drive-by shooting was sentenced to 35 years in prison Thursday.
Former La Vega football star Cobb indicted in robbery Waco Tribune-Herald
Former University of Oklahoma defensive back and La Vega High School football standout Parrish Cobb and his high school teammate and alleged ...
Accidental fire damages used car dealership on Franklin Waco Tribune-Herald
A short in an electrical charging device likely caused thousands of dollars in damage at a used car dealership early Thursday morning, fire officials said.
Magnolia donation to The Cove to help house homeless teens Waco Tribune-Herald
A Magnolia Foundation donation will help a local nonprofit seek overnight accommodations for homeless Waco teens.
Collins, Suzanna Fuller Waco Tribune-Herald
Suzanna Fuller Collins. June 6, 1959 - Aug. 16, 2018. Suzanna Fuller Collins, 59, of Chilton, passed away, Thursday, August 16, 2018. A memorial *service* will ...
Police issuing warning about 'bank jugging' burglaries Waco Tribune-Herald
Waco police are warning bank customers to be vigilant after a handful of residents' vehicles have been burglarized after they visited banks in the past three ...
Aggravated robbery arrest warrant issued for former La Vega star, current OU Sooner Cobb Waco Tribune-Herald
Arrest warrants for former La Vega High School and current University of Oklahoma cornerback Parrish Cobb have been issued, charging him with aggravated ...
Waco man accused of sending explicit messages to officer posing as 15-year-old Waco Tribune-Herald
A Waco man was arrested Thursday evening after he sent sexually explicit messages to an officer who posing undercover on social media as a 15-year-old girl, ...
Officials monitoring Brazos River conditions ahead of Ironman Waco Tribune-Herald
As Waco's first Ironman guests start pouring into town ahead of Sunday's event, local officials are eyeing the condition of the Brazos River slated to host the ...
Centex runners invade HOT Soccer Complex for Hewitt Kiwanis meet Waco Tribune-Herald
Midway is hosting the Hewitt Kiwanis Cross Country Invitational on Thursday morning at the Heart O'Texas Soccer Complex.
Attorneys honored by Veterans Clinic Waco Tribune-Herald
Local attorneys Janette Baldwin and Garrett Beach were honored as the Baylor Law Veterans Clinic Advocates of the Year for 2018 at the Waco-McLennan ...
Drug kingpin sentenced to life for trafficking conspiracy charges Waco Tribune-Herald
A Mexican drug cartel leader was sentenced to life in federal prison Thursday, about four months after he was found guilty on seven drug-trafficking conspiracy ...
Baylor Lady Bears roll past Sooners in Norman KWTX
NORMAN, Oklahoma (KWTX) The #2 ranked Baylor Lady Bears (17-1) continued their winning ways Sunday as they rolled into Norman and grabbed a ...
Waco's new federal judge to be sworn in Waco Tribune-Herald
Alan Albright, confirmed earlier this month by the U.S. Senate, will be sworn in as Waco's new federal judge Tuesday afternoon.
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 ...
TEA gives Prosper Waco control over 5 underperforming schools Waco Tribune-Herald
Prosper Waco will have full autonomy over Waco's five underperforming schools starting immediately, Waco Independent School District Superintendent A.
La Vega ISD admonishes coach for use of homosexual slur Waco Tribune-Herald
La Vega High School's defensive coordinator used a homosexual slur while addressing players during La Vega's home game against Lorena on Sept. 12.
List of UTEP's National Signing Day recruits KTSM News Channel 9
National Signing Day is here and after the UTEP football team is unveiling its recruits.
French street artist Blek le Rat to paint Waco walls Waco Tribune-Herald
Sometimes a rat will bring others behind it, and when it comes to the Banksy street art painting “Haight Street Rat” on display in Waco, that's a good thing.
Hell descended from the sky 65 years ago Friday KWTX
Old Indian legend held that a tornado couldn't strike Waco because of the limestone bluffs in Cameron Park, but on May 11, 1953 a tornado did touch down and ...
State investigation: Natural gas fueled Gatesville hospital blast, likely a construction accident Waco Tribune-Herald
An explosion at Coryell Memorial Hospital in Gatesville that killed three people and injured 13 others in June was caused by natural gas that leaked into a boiler ...
MCC greenlights $7 million business building renovation Waco Tribune-Herald
McLennan Community College business and technology students may have new space for their studies in two years with McLennan Community College board ...
20 families displaced by Lacy Lakeview apartment fire Waco Tribune-Herald
About 20 families were displaced from their apartment homes early Thursday morning when a fire spread through a building at Village Square Apartments, Lacy ...
La Vega foundation gives grants to teachers Waco Tribune-Herald
The La Vega Pirates Education Foundation Prize Patrol made surprise visits last month to present oversized checks to teachers for grants funded by the ...
Big 12 clears Baylor after 21-month review of new sex assault safeguards, levies $2 million fine Waco Tribune-Herald
The Big 12 Conference on Tuesday cleared Baylor University after a 21-month review that verified the school made proper improvements to its policies and ...
Valley Mills takes baseball series opener from Crawford, 9-1 Waco Tribune-Herald
The Valley Mills baseball team opened its regional quarterfinal series against District 14-2A rival Crawford with a single mindset — win the first one.
Publisher's heart attack forces closure of Tiempo newspaper after 36 years Waco Tribune-Herald
Ernesto Fraga, publisher of Tiempo newspaper, found himself in his comfort zone June 29 in downtown Waco. Microphone in hand, he spoke passionately at the ...
‘You don’t mess with country folk’ — Limestone County formally opposes Waco landfill plan Waco Tribune-Herald
Limestone County leaders took a stand this week against the city of Waco's proposal to place the majority of a 502-acre landfill on their side of the boundary with ...
Waco City Council to vote Tuesday on landfill site near Axtell Waco Tribune-Herald
The Waco City Council is poised to approve a 502-acre tract near the intersection of State Highway 31 and TK Parkway for the site of a new landfill, ...
Cardinals' Kramer Robertson claims Gold Glove honor | Central Texas Baseball Waco Tribune-Herald
Kramer Robertson's splendid defense in the field this year earned him the St. Louis Cardinals' minor league Gold Glove award for the shortstop position.
Completed mural adds color splash to downtown Waco Waco Tribune-Herald
The vibrantly colored origami cranes taking flight against a sky of patterned gold, blue and black on the side of a downtown Waco building mean different things ...
Anderson banned from UT-Dallas campus, commencement | Courts And Trials Waco Tribune-Herald
University of Texas at Dallas officials, reacting to a petition drive started by a student Tuesday, have banned former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob ...
Police: Lacy Lakeview man attacks officers during traffic stop Waco Tribune-Herald
A man pulled over for driving backward on a Lacy Lakeview road Saturday night was arrested after he tried to escape police and then attacked two officers, Lacy ...
Appraisal district gets flood of protests as deadline arrives Waco Tribune-Herald
Tuesday marks the deadline for homeowners to protest their property values set by the McLennan County Appraisal District, and there is no shortage of people ...
Judge denies motion to quash Twin Peaks indictment Waco Tribune-Herald
A McLennan County judge on Friday denied a motion from Twin Peaks defendant Marcus Pilkington to quash the May rioting indictment against him on ...
Knife linked to Jim Bowie's brother now on display at Texas Ranger Museum Waco Tribune-Herald
The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum on Monday unveiled a major addition to its displays: a Bowie knife attributed to the family of Jim Bowie, the storied ...
Doris Miller Memorial takes shape as donation gap remains Waco Tribune-Herald
As a Dec. 7 deadline nears for the $2.5 million Doris Miller Memorial under construction on the east bank of the Brazos River, organizers are preparing for a final ...
Pro baseball notebook: Glaesmann looks back on years chasing MLB dream with no regrets Waco Tribune-Herald
Of all the hundreds of players taken in the Major League Baseball Draft each year, only roughly 10 percent will ever play an inning in the big leagues.
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.
State, Carrizal seek delay in Twin Peaks shootout retrial Waco Tribune-Herald
Prosecutors and an attorney for Jacob Carrizal have agreed to postpone the retrial of the Twin Peaks biker shootout defendant, which had been set for Sept. 10.
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 ...
Super Centex Girls Basketball Team: La Vega’s Landrum, Jefferson formed elite partnership Waco Tribune-Herald
Great coaches and players have a curious symbiotic relationship. It's much like the chicken and the egg. Is the coach successful because of his athlete's talent or ...
Teen saves neighbor from East Waco house fire Waco Tribune-Herald
A Waco teen woke his 69-year-old neighbor Friday afternoon as the man's home started to burn, allowing him to get out safely.
UIL state track and field schedule: When Central Texas athletes are competing Waco Tribune-Herald
(Central Texas qualifiers listed). Friday, May 11. 8 a.m.. 5A Girls Discus. 5A Boys Shot Put. 3A Boys Pole Vault. 2A Girls Pole Vault. Abbey Hale, Hamilton.
Gholson man sentenced to 50 years in assaults on his wife Waco Tribune-Herald
A twice-convicted felon from Gholson was sentenced to 50 years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to beating his estranged wife on several occasions and ...
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 ...
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