Each week of the girls basketball playoffs brings the promise of one, and the hope of two, games to extend the postseason. Mansfield Timberview and Mansfield Legacy continued their postseason this week but have aspirations of a late-week game, too.
St. John Lutheran Church held a ribbon cutting for its new youth building Monday morning. The church at 1218 E. Debbie Lane invites the community to visit the new building at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for a spiritual evening featuring guest speakers, including the Mansfield Pickle Queens, Sarah Zink and Dr. George Bobbitt. St. John’s will show the film “Unbroken” at 7 p.m. Friday and have an open house from 2-4 p.m. Saturday.
General is a young medium to large shepherd mix. He has learned to walk on a leash, keeps a very clean kennel and loves to go on walks and play with other dogs. He would be great with older kids. Meet General at Mansfield Animal Care and Control, 407 Industrial Blvd., between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays. For more information, call (817) 276-4799.
If you asked people to name area girls soccer teams with six playoff wins over the past two seasons, most of those lists probably wouldn’t include Mansfield Legacy. But the Lady Broncos are among the rare few to have advanced to the regional tournament the last two years, and have sights firmly set on making it three.
Local teams finished first through third in District 10-5A girls basketball as Mansfield Timberview collected another undefeated district season and claimed another championship. But Mansfield Summit as the second-place seed and Mansfield Legacy, the third-place team, could easily challenge for a trip to the state tournament.