Gause Crusaders summer track program starts season at area meet

Reporter correspondent

I n 1997, Bill Jones formed the Gause Crusaders Summer Track Club and this past Saturday they were invited to take part in a meet in College Station. There are also members from Robertson and Burleson counties who participate on the Crusaders.

Members f rom Gause who were medalists at Saturday’s meet included Thomas Mathews (second in shot put, Devonta Jones (first in 80 meter hurdles, first in long jump), Jade Walker (first in 200m dash, first in 400m dash), Carl Walker (second in mile and ran the two mile in 12:52 with either a first or second place finish).

Members of the team who won ribbons were: McKenzie Mathews, Kadance Koenig and Wyatt Koenig. Coaches from Gause are Bill Jones, Meisha Dav is and Lisa Koenig. The coaches report there is great par ticipation from the team members and they are having a great time.

Monday through Wednesday of this week the Gause Junior High cheerleaders and mascot participated in a cheerleading camp held in the gym. Wanda and Alfred Coats joined family members on Friday evening in attending the high school graduation of their granddaughter Caitlin Rae Coats from Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu. Caitlin will attend East Texas Baptist University in the fall. She is the daughter of Ray and Paula Coats.

Our family attended a graduation party on Friday evening for Jordan Musia at Copperfield Park in Bryan.

Saturday evening Wayne and I visited and had dinner in Milano with his sister and brother-inlaw, Sandra and Edward Dworaczyk and their guests, Tom and Cathy Lee from Rockport.

You that have been keeping up w ith our children for years—our youngest Leah celebrated her 35th birthday on June 2. Has it been that long? The family honored her with a birthday luncheon on Sunday at the home of Chris and Kelly Cooper, Connelly and Cameron. We had a great afternoon.

I’ve heard of several of the community who are planning or are on family summer vacations. Hope you all have a great time where ever you go.

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