The Lake Ridge volleyball team finished last year with a third-round trip into the playoffs, and the Lady Eagles will look to match or surpass that mark with a balance of core returners and younger players stepping up.
Raymond Trietsch of Mansfield captured this picture of a red shouldered hawk while walking on the linear trail between Town Park and Katherine Rose Memorial Park. He wins our weekly My Mansfield Photo Contest and a gift card, courtesy of Mellow Mushroom, 101 S. Main St.
Hawaiian Falls water and adventure parks in Mansfield, the Colony, Roanoke and three other sites in Texas have been slapped with an $85,904 fine by the U.S. Labor Department for violating child labor laws. The water park in White Settlement previously operated by Hawaiian Falls is also named.
Volleyball will be the first sport to report back for action this school year, and Mansfield Summit is hoping to see its returning nucleus mesh with a few untested players to repeat as district champions.
Former Mansfield Legacy softball star Reagan Wright may have graduated, but the accolades haven’t stopped. The catcher was recently named to the MaxPreps 2016 Softball All-American team. And she didn’t even know it.
The level of experience of returning players is much improved for Mansfield Timberview’s volleyball team this season. Whether the Lady Wolves make a move up to the top four district slots for a playoff appearance may depend on establishing and maintaining the confidence to stave off tough district competitors.
The Arlington ISD will have its annual State of the District luncheon hosted by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 5. Superintendent Marcelo Cavazos will give an update on the AISD’s past and upcoming years.