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02/20/2020
The Annual Knowledge Bowl will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Bay City VFW Post 2438, North Texas 60. Teams of four can register for $100 and compete in either the student or adult categories. “We’re looking at anywhere from 10-12 teams overall,” said Linda Brown, LVA-MC program... + continue reading
02/20/2020
With the filing deadline last Friday, local city council and Bay City ISD trustee elections feature contested races. City Council positions 1 and 2, currently held by Julie Estlinbaum and Bill Cornman are up for election May 2. Jim Folse is running unopposed for Position 2. Floyce Brown faces... + continue reading

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The MCFLA's 2020 Rodeo Queen royalty court includes: Haleigh Pendergraft, First Runnerup; Katherine Simons, Rodeo Queen; and Sydney Lawhon, Second Runnerup.

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   Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association’s Fair Royalties were chosen over the weekend as part of the Association’s annual fair and rodeo.    This year’s Rodeo Queen is Katherine Simons, with her horse Hammer. She was crowned Saturday, Feb. 15.    Her court... + continue reading

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Singing, dancing, and a comedy skit were just some of the many talents showcased at the Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association's annual talent show Feb. 16. Winners included, in no particular order: Case Peterson, Ryleigh Siptak, Ashley Alford, Jase Alford, Kathryn Rodgers, Collie Saha, Ansley Kubecka, Cheryl Saha, Mallory Grimes, Spencer Hogg, Olivia Schulz, and Tanner Ryman.

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   Families and friends filled the newly renovated Van Vleck High School auditorium Sunday, Feb. 16, to hear youth perform in the annual Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association (MCFLA) Talent Show and Public Speaking contest.    The Talent Show contestants were split... + continue reading

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Donnye Stone’s annual Black History Month exhibit features Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the lobby of the Matagorda County Museum for February. Stone's showcase highlights King's works, personal history and features a wall of famous quotes. A large cardboard standup of King is the key centerpiece of the exhibit.

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   “Who is This Man: Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” is the theme of Donnye Stone’s annual Black History Month exhibit in the lobby of the Matagorda County Museum for February.     Stone’s annual exhibits have ranged from black dolls and hats to authors and... + continue reading

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There were four winners chosen from the Matagorda Lions Club Annual Goulash Cook-Off Saturday, Feb. 15, at the LCRA Matagorda Bay Nature Park. The foursome included, from left: Bill Anderson, first place; Melba Snedecor, fourth place; Robin Brant, third place; and Betty Sira, second place. Brant is Sira’s daughter.

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Bay City Blackcats Marquis Edwards goes up for a layup against La Marque defenders. Bay City fell to the district-leading Cougars 81-59. The Blackcats are 12-16, 2-6 on the season at presstime Tuesday.

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The MCFLA's 2020 Rodeo Queen royalty court includes: Haleigh Pendergraft, First Runnerup; Katherine Simons, Rodeo Queen; and Sydney Lawhon, Second Runnerup.

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   Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association’s Fair Royalties were chosen over the weekend as part of the Association’s annual fair and rodeo.    This year’s Rodeo Queen is Katherine Simons, with her horse Hammer. She was crowned Saturday, Feb. 15.    Her court... + continue reading

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Singing, dancing, and a comedy skit were just some of the many talents showcased at the Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association's annual talent show Feb. 16. Winners included, in no particular order: Case Peterson, Ryleigh Siptak, Ashley Alford, Jase Alford, Kathryn Rodgers, Collie Saha, Ansley Kubecka, Cheryl Saha, Mallory Grimes, Spencer Hogg, Olivia Schulz, and Tanner Ryman.

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   Families and friends filled the newly renovated Van Vleck High School auditorium Sunday, Feb. 16, to hear youth perform in the annual Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association (MCFLA) Talent Show and Public Speaking contest.    The Talent Show contestants were split... + continue reading

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Donnye Stone’s annual Black History Month exhibit features Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the lobby of the Matagorda County Museum for February. Stone's showcase highlights King's works, personal history and features a wall of famous quotes. A large cardboard standup of King is the key centerpiece of the exhibit.

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   “Who is This Man: Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” is the theme of Donnye Stone’s annual Black History Month exhibit in the lobby of the Matagorda County Museum for February.     Stone’s annual exhibits have ranged from black dolls and hats to authors and... + continue reading

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Ladycat pitcher Kearsten White prepares to deliver a pitch to a Rice batter here Friday, Feb. 14. Playing first base is Emilee Eidlebach.

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   “This group is going to be special,” Head Softball Coach John White said.    “We are very young this year and skilled at all positions. The girls have improved every scrimmage... + continue reading

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The Van Vleck Leoards captured the District 24-3A crown, sitting comfortably atop the standings with a 16-11, 11-0 record - second place Hitchcock is three games back. Junior Cameron Franklin Jr. (3) works his way through Danbury defenders.

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The JJ Watt Foundation recently awarded Matagorda School with $4,646 for new basketball uniforms.

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Van Vleck Leopard Jalen Williams, center, signed his National letter of intent to continue his education and play football for the Concordia University Golden Bears in St. Paul, Minn., at a ceremony last week. Williams is flanked by his parents, Shefford and Kateisha Williams, with Leopard Head Coach Robert Blackmon standing.

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