Salado Eagles will face the Taylor Ducks tonight in a rubber match to determine the first and second seeds in the playoffs. The Eagles and the Ducks are co-district champions after Salado lost on the road to Taylor 5-1 on April 26.
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With a near-perfect season that ended in the State Semi-final game against Jasper, Salado Lady Eagles dominated the 25-4A All District Team that was released last week.
Salado High UIL Academic Squad won the Region IV Meet last week and will send 15 competitors to the State Contest in late May.
Salado Lady Eagles survived what can only be described as a pitchers’ duel between Meagan Hill and Navarro’s Cayli Cowan, winning 1-0 in the eighth inning of their bi-district playoff game on April 27.
Salado high school junior Allen Sirois earned an Exemplary rating and State medallion at the Texas Art Education Association Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) held April 22 – 23 at James Madison High School in San Antonio.
Out of more than 31,000 entries submitted in the 29 regional VASE events, 2,048 student works qualified for the State Vase Event. The exhibition featured the best artwork from high school students across Texas.
Jurors evaluated each artwork and scored Sirois sculpture entitled RecylaGoat with 18 out of 20 possible points earning him an Exemplary rating and State medallion.
Sirois art teacher is Kyra Mann. The sculpture will be included in the Salado High School Art Show held from 5 – 6 p.m. on May 31 at the SHS Cafeteria.
Salado Eagles placed second in district soccer this year and had several players to earn All-District honors, which were announced last week.
Sophomore Constantinos Loullis leads the team, having earned Offensive MVP Honors. He scored 19 goals and had five assists on the year. In District play, Loullis had eight goals and one assist.
Receiving First Team All-District honors were senior John Dawson, juniors Daniel Magadan and Camden LaCanne and sophomore Trey Sheppard.
Named to the Second Team All-District were senior Scout Pucket, sophomore Manuel Magadan and Brandon Rodriguez and freshman Caleb Chambliss.
Junior Ryan Cook and sophomores Armando Castillo and Kaden Smien received Honorable Mention.
Coach Michael Goos was named Coach of the Year.
Salado varsity girls 4X100 Meter Relay team led the pack at the Area Track Meet April 21 at Liberty Hill, winning the race with a time of 50.25 and earning a berth in the Regional Meet this week at A&M Kingsville.
If I have haven’t said it enough in this column already, let me say it again. Things in the natural world are not always as they seem. Oftentimes birders will rely not only on their sight for observations, but on their ears as well. However, when it comes to the official state bird of Texas, what one hears may not be the species that is actually present.
Three candidates are vying for two three-year terms on the Salado I.S.D Board of Trustees: Jeff Kelley, Darrell Street and write-in candidate Michael Matthews.
Three candidates are running for two two-year terms on the Village of Salado Board of Aldermen: Frank Coachman and write-in candidates Amber Preston-Dankert and Linda Reynolds.