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The usual summer camps are locked and loaded for Springtown youth – and so are a couple of specialty camps.
POJO Maker begins June 6 and runs through July 21. It’s a speed and agility camp.
The annual Metro Elite Volleyball Camp is coming back to the SHS gym.
Once again, successful high school coaches Julie Green and Hollie Hutson will direct the intense gathering, July 28-30.
Other camps planned for May, June, and July include football, volleyball, boys and girls basketball, and soccer.
Each child registering after the first one is half price for the same camp.
For more information, call the athletic director’s office at 817-220-3040.… Read the rest
Meet of Champions
April 5, 2016
*broke stadium track record
Discus – *3. Hayley Carter, 89-3; 6. Kaitlyn Goree, 71-5.
Shot put – 6. Morgan Williams, 29-5.25.
Long jump – 6. Carli Haugen, 14-3.25.
Triple jump – 5. Carli Haugen, 29-7.
2400 – 1. Julie Plumlee, 9:55.19; 2. Kaylee Greenwood, 10:00.53.
4×100 – 4. Samantha Gille, Hayley Carter, Mikayla Ybarra, Jaime Clymer, 55.85.
100 – 5. Samantha Gille, 14.14.
800 – 3. Courtney Fryer, 2:47.1; 4. Stephanie Benavides, 2:48.55; 5. Emily McDaniel, 2:51.86.
100 hurdles – *1. Rebecca Johnson, 18.01.
4×200 – 3. Samantha Gille, Hayley Carter, Mikayla Ybarra, Jaime Clymer, 1:57.94.… Read the rest
The Springtown High School (SHS) Showstoppers have had a successful year so far at competitions.
At Duncanville Dance Competition Feb. 27, the team took home a Sweepstakes award, meaning they scored 90 or above on three or more routines.
They also received an Outstanding Presentation award and earned third place in overall GPA.
Soloist Secret Miller received a superior rating and the duet of Miller and Marissa Keesee took first runner up.
The dancers also cleaned house at the competition in Galveston on March 5.
They won the Sweepstakes award, and Judges awards in the pom and novelty categories.
In addition they took home Best Choreography as well as Best in Class runner-up.… Read the rest
A woman was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after crashing her car into a structure in the 6800 block of Midway Road near Oak Valley Lane. No other information was available at press time. Photo by Carla Noah Stutsman… Read the rest
14 advancing to next level
BY NATALIE GENTRY
Springtown High School (SHS) students participated in the University Interscholastic League (UIL) District meet April 5-6 at Alvarado High School.
Of the 33 students who competed, 14 will advance to the Regional meet.
Results from district:
• Calculator applications: Madison Beckwith, 1st; Grant Trichel, 3rd.
• Calculator applications Team: Grant Trichel, Madison Beckworth, Britni Hays, and Harrison Carter, 2nd.
• Poetry: Brandon Konczak, 1st; Audriana Fierro, 4th.
• Science: McKenna Devlin, 3rd.
• Science team: McKenna Devlin, Jessie Tidwell, Jaclyn Kaler, Britni Hays, Luke Peterson, and Clara McIntosh, 2nd.
• Ready writing: Connor Kelley, 2nd; Cody Swanson 4th.… Read the rest
BY NATALIE GENTRY
The next Legend’s Museum program is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 28 and will feature Rebecca Henson Peters, the Regent for the Weatherford Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the Revolution (DAR.)
DAR has been around for a long time, but sometimes what these organizations do is not evident to many.
“Our main focus is education – children and adults. For about 10 years now we have been doing programs for fifth graders on the Constitution during September,” Peters said.
“Over the years our programming increased to where we now visit every elementary school in Parker County, plus several in Palo Pinto County.… Read the rest
She’s served 2 decades with the Springtown’s Club
Ola Culwell’s 20 years of service to the Springtown Extension Club was honored at a special tea.
The Parker County Extension Education Association’s Recognition Tea recognized a trio of members, including Culwell who has held a variety of offices throughout the years.
In fact, she has held every office possible in the Springtown club.
Culwell has also served as the District 3 director and as state secretary.
Most recently, she was honored as the Texas treasurer for the District 3 Texas Extension Education Association.
When not serving with the club, she is active with First Baptist Church in Springtown’s mission projects.… Read the rest