Sports

Thu
07
Feb

Tidehaven basketball greats

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
The greatest basketball team in Tidehaven history was honored Friday. Feb. 1, at half-time of the boy’s game vs Danbury. Team members are Chris Grice, Carl Grice, Shawn Kacer, Joe Rocha (RIP), Henry Chavez, Blaine Beck, Larry Sanford, Aaron Nelson, Ken Johnson, Cody Holloway (trainer, jack of all trades) Mark Galvez (statistician), Mike Tobola (AD), Ralf Halderman, Mike Pierce (assistant coach) and Jerry Haines, head coach.

Thu
07
Feb

Tidehaven wins over Danbury

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Tidehaven’s Jesse Rodriguez (11) makes a layup against Danburgy, while Kameron Green (2) waits for a possible rebound last Friday. The Tigers won 59-56.

Thu
07
Feb

Tigerettes defeat Danbury

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Tidehaven’s Destiny Morales (5) leads a fast break trailed by Danburgy defenders in last Friday’s home game, joined close by teammate Madison Kacer (3). Tidehaven beat Danbury 55-41.

Thu
07
Feb

BCHS Robotics Team qualifies for Region

Contributed photo

   The Bay City High School Robotics Team has advanced to Regional Competition after their strong finish at the Palacios Meet February 2nd, where they took 10 of the 20 awards given at the meet.
   Despite a few major equipment failures near the end, the team still managed to perform well in Palacios and advance to the next round. To qualify for Regions, teams had to finish in the top five. BCHS had two teams finish in the top five – the Decepticats and the Avenge-a-cats.
   The BCHS teams earned the following awards:
   Finalist (2nd place) Captain 15520 Avenge-a-Cats 
   Finalist Alliance Partner 13886 Decepticats 
   Inspire 2nd 15520 Avenge-a-Cats 
   Inspire 3rd 13886 Decepticats 
   Think Award 13886 Decepticats 
   Connect Award 15520 Avenge-a-Cats 
   Connect 2nd 13886 Decepticats 
   Design 2nd 15520 Avenge-a-Cats 
   Motivate 2nd 15520 Avenge-a-Cats 
   Control 2nd 13886 Decepticats 

Thu
07
Feb

Bay City High School Powerlifters earn several first places

Photo courtesy Magda MIrelez & Mari-Yamel Irizarry

Bay City High School Powerlifters came away with several firsts at the Palacios High School Powerlifting Meet Feb 2.
1st place finishers --
Orlando M - 148 pound boys
Jonathan P - 181 pound boys
Madison Mi - 259 pound girls
2nd place finishers --
Alliyah G - 165 pound girls
Ivan D - 275 pound boys
Javien T - heavy weight boys
3rd place finishers
Xandria G - 105 pound girls
Maddy M - 132 pound girls
Michael G - 242 pound boys
All the athletes improved their total scores from the previous meet!
Team finishes were 4th for the girls and 4th for the boys.
Head Coach is Jacob Wertz.

Thu
31
Jan

Archery aiming practice at Camofest

Sentinel photo/Jessica Shepard
Lower Colorado River Authority Park Program Coordinator Paige Leadford, left, was teaching children how to aim and shoot a bow in order to hit a target - a ball floating mid-air - during the third annual Camofest event, Jan. 26.

Thu
31
Jan

McKnight takes aim

Sentinel photo/Mike Reddell
Keslie McKnight, 10, takes aim for her free throw at the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest at the Bay City High School gym Saturday morning, Jan. 26. The E. Rudd Elementary fifth-grader was the only youngster to compete.

Thu
31
Jan

Camo Half K attracts 68 people

The City of Bay City Parks & Recreation’s Camo Half K attracted 68 people, most of them walking - as the event was promoted - while a few people and youngsters decided to make it more competitive. The Camo Half K raised $4,985 towards the Dreamscape playground at LeTulle Park.

Thu
24
Jan

"Tidehaven votes unanimously for Lucio pay raise" by: Jessica Shepard

  Tidehaven ISD trustees unanimously approved a salary increase for Athletic Director David Lucio for $88,000 during their Jan. 15 meeting.
   “We wanted to show our commitment to your work on and off the field,” said Stephen Crow, board president.
   “We’re excited to see what happens next season and are aiming to win State next season.”
   “I appreciate your support,” said Lucio.
   “I’m confident in our students and all that we can do. We’re definitely aiming to win it all next year.”
   Despite a slow start last season, Lucio’s Tigers advanced to the quarterfinal round in the 3A-2 UIL 2018 football state championship.
   Crow also presented possible renovations to aging facilities to the board.
   “We’ve got a $4.5 million surplus and healthy fund balance right now,” he said.

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Thu
24
Jan

BCHS, Van Vleck swimmers headed for region

Courtesy photo
BCHS combined boys and girls swim teams after the district tournament in Victoria.

   The Bay City High School boys and girls swim teams finished second and third place, respectively, and the Van Vleck boys swim team came in sixth at last week’s district meeting in Victoria.
   The top eight finishers in each event scored team points, while top six in each event advance to region meet, said BCHS Swim Coach Bob Button.
   “Boys had our best district finish since 2008,” Button said.
   Girls repeated last year’s 3rd place team finish.
   “Great efforts and performances from our kids,” Button said.
   “They handled the pressure well and surprised a lot of folks with some big time drops.”
   Region meet is in Sugar Land Feb. 1 and 2.

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