Friday, September 25, 1998
Renteria named award winnerThe United States Achievement Academy announced that Ysidro
Renteria, Jr. of Pecos, has been recognized for academic
achievement as a United States National Honor Roll Award
Renteria who attends Zavala Middle School will appear in the
"Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than
The USAA National Honor Roll Awards provide honor roll
Renteria is the son of Ysidro and Diamantina Renteria of
Oasis of West Texas roundup
By DEBBIE MEREDITH
This year's Balmorhea Heartwalk will be held at 10 a.m.,
Saturday, Oct. 24. There will be a hotdog cookout at noon
for all walk participants. Plans are in the works for a
pizza party for the class that raises the most money. All
Heart Survivors in the area are invited to come out and
walk. Survivors will recieve a red ball cap to wear while
they walk to signify that they are heart disease survivors.
The walk is to raise the community awareness of heart
disease. For further information contact Mrs. Hoffmeyer at
Wedding bells will ring Oct. 3, for Teresa Hoffman and Cody
Shackleford at 2 p.m. at the Balmorhea Baptist Church. A
reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.
Everyone is invited to help this couple celebrate their
Cross Country runners have had two meets this season under
the coaching of Adolfo Garcia. Their first meet was Sept. 5
in Odessa. Placing and times are as follows: Manny Mendoza
18:11 for 5th place; Kevin Rodriguez 20:38 for 25th place
and Danny Guebara 32:45.
On Saturday, Sept. 19, the team travelled to Seminole. In
the Junior High Division placing are as follows: Girls:
Fabiana Lujan 18:50 for 63rd place; Trena Jurado 23:50 for
71st place; Boys: Sammy Dominguez 14:11 for 15th place,
recieved a medal; Keith Baeza 14:58 for 24th place; Robbie
Mendoza 17:01 for 40th place and Jourmain Matta 18:01 for
Junior Varsity Girls: Natalia Lujan 19:36 for 50th place;
Junior Varsity Boys: Kevin Rodriguez 20:17 for 7th
place, received a medal; Jerry Mendoza 20:28 for 10th place,
received a medal; Danny Guebara 26:32 for 39th place;
Varsity Boys: Manny Mendoza 17:57 for 4th place, received a
Next meet will be Saturday, Sept. 26 in Big Spring. Good
Junior High Bears went up against Buena Vista Thursday
night. The Bears had a very sluggish start but came back to
play in the last half and won the game with a score of 39-25.
Varsity Bears will travel to Borden County tonight. Go Bears!
Girls Volleyball Junior High beat the Valentine Pirates last
Sat. as did the Varsity Girls. On Tuesday of this week they
took on Marathon Mustangs. The junior high team beat the
Mustangs two games to 0. But the Varsity dropped their match
winning only one out of three games. The girls are off now
until Oct. 6 when they open district play against Buena
Today marks the end of the first six weeks of school, so
parents can look for those report card to come out on
Friday, Oct. 2. And parents can also keep up on the October
school activities by picking up a monthly calendar at local
businesses or at school on October 1.
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