The weather was perfect Feb. 11 for a day at the pond as families enjoyed a special morning of fishing at Keller Town Hall pond. The fun and games, co-sponsored by Cabela’s, included prizes given for first catch of the day, most fish caught, smallest fish, largest fish and fun casting contests.
Playoff t-shirts have been coming off the presses, and three local girls basketball teams are headed into the postseason. Locally, district champion Keller is joined by Keller Timber Creek and Justin Northwest as the playoffs kick off this week.
Randy Jackson’s sudden departure from the Grapevine football team could be interpreted in a variety of ways. Maybe it really doesn’t matter. But his move to North Forney reminds all of us that coaching is and forever shall be a transient industry. And Jackson is always looking for his next challenge. - The Lonnquist Notes
The Keller boys basketball team still leads its district, but it could have to share the title with Timber Creek if things don’t go the Indians’ way. Fossil Ridge is also vying for a playoff spot, while Justin Northwest looks to seal up a title in its district.
Students from across the Keller school district competed in the Keller ISD Robotics Competition Jan. 28 at Hillwood Middle School. Some 125 secondary students divided into 23 teams built and tweaked their robots to complete a variety of tasks in a limited amount of time. The contest used VEX Robotics and this year’s challenge was VEX Starstruck, which included lifting objects over a fence to score points on the opposing team.