Jalen Knox was named District 14-5A football Newcomer of the Year in 2015, and with good reason. The Timberview slot receiver/returner was a spark for the Wolves, combining for 232 yards of total offense and scoring six touchdowns, and the plan for 2016 is to get him the ball more often.
It’s still summer, but coaches around the state of Texas, including many from Mansfield, went to coaching school school this past week at the annual gathering known as the Texas High School Coaches Association Convention & Coaching School.
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.