Let’s hear it for the three kings

Reporter correspondent

A lex Ferrara, Kyle Castilleja and Connelly Cooper graduated eighth grade from Gause ISD in May 2010. Now in their senior year there is something for me to tell you about these three young men. Alex will be graduating from Milano, Kyle from Hearne and Connelly from St. Joseph in Bryan in May. Each school has had their yearly homecoming activities, and each of these three were crowned Homecoming king for their school.

Alex is the son of Becky and Joe Ferrara, Kyle the son of Amanda and Tony Castilleja and Connelly the son of Kelly and Chris Cooper.

Gause Junior High cross country teams participated in the Thorndale meet at Apache Pass on Oct. 2. In the girls event Faith Walton placed sixth, Makinze Huffman 16th, Natalie Jones 21st, Zoe Bitsoie 24th, Angelia Zeig 44th and Gabriella Ledezma 57th.

In the boys event it was Timothy Demeritt 17th, Zach Smith 21st, Donovan Jones 22nd, Clay Sheppard 28th, Jaxon Hayles 29th, Seth Vinton 33rd, and Nate Gray 39th. The boys team finished fourth overall.

On Saturday there was a meet in Franklin. Faith finished fourth, Natalie sixth, Makinze ninth, Zoe 14th, Gabriella 18th and Angelia 19th. In the boys event, Timothy was 15th and Zack 17th.

On Saturday, there will be a cross country meet in Round Top-Carmine. The girls will run at 10 a.m. and the boys following their finish.

District cross country meet will be held Oct. 21 in Round Rock.

On Friday, the GJH Bears footwww. HOTSPOT ball team played Allen Academy in Bryan. Allen Academy won 65 to 40. It was a good game and the Gause team played well.

On Thursday, the team will play in McDade at 5 p.m.

On Oct. 14, the GJH volleyball teams will host Bryan St. Joseph. The games begin at 4 p.m. at the Gause ISD gym.

Lance and Teri and Kendall, Kristi and Wayne and I were in Houston where we joined family members and friends for the 50th wedding anniversary celebration for Jim and Mary Lee on Saturday evening.

Soccer games will be played on the fields here in Gause this Saturday.

4-H NEWS—Gause 4-H Club met Oct. 1 in the Gause ISD cafeteria. The meeting was conducted by Calla Vinton. All reports were given. Updates of what members had been participating in and upcoming 4-H activities were discussed. After business the members put together gift cups for club supporters and leaders.

Milam County 4-H Clubs are collecting items to send to our military overseas and also collecting stuffed animals to give military children as their parents leave to go on tours of duty overseas. If you would like to be a part of this community service activity please contact a 4-H member or you may contact club manager Wanda Lee. This is an ongoing Community Service Project for Milam County 4-H.

The next meeting will be Nov. 5.—Katelyn Trowbridge, Gause 4-H Club reporter

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