Saturday, September 20, 2014

Welcome To The 33rd Biennial Teague Homecoming

September 2014

THESE LOVELY YOUNG LADIES are excited to be vying for the honor of being Homecoming Queen or Homecoming Duchess for the 33rd Biennial Teague Homecoming 2014. They are (bottom row, l to r) Caren Diaz (Queen), Erica Walker (Duchess), Rachel White, (Duchess, Alie Watson (Queen), Jasmine McQuirter (Queen), Kadaja Nickleberry (Duchess), Hope Scales (Queen), and Ally Skinner (Duchess).

Welcome back to all the former Teague High School students and faculty who are arriving in town this week for the 33rd Biennial Teague Homecoming. The festivities will begin on Wednesday, September 17th when everyone gathers around the huge bonfire to show their Lion spirit. It will be held behind the high school and will begin at 8:00 p.m. It’s time for friends, classmates, and family members to come together and reminisce about the “good ole days.” The former students will have numerous activities so everyone will have time to get re-acquainted.

On Friday, September 19th the 8th Biennial Alumni Golf Tournament will begin at 9:00 a.m., at Big Cedar Country Club. This tournament is open to THS ex-students, ex-faculty and spouses only. There is a $75 fee per person with proceeds helping to fund the Exes’ Scholarship Fund. For more information about the golf tournament contact Brian Bowers at 254-625-1050 or email bbowers@teagueisd.org.

Alumni Registration will be at the main entrance to the high school and will be signing alumni in from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Pep Rally will be held at Lion Stadium beginning at 1:30 when all the Teague Lions (former and present) will get loud cheering with spirit in anticipation of the Teague vs. Caldwell for the Homecoming Football Game. The Teague vs. Caldwell Homecoming game will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Lion Stadium. During halftime festivities the 2014 Homecoming Queen and Duchess will be crowned. A reception will be held prior to the game in the high school cafeteria from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m...

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Teague Lions to Host Caldwell Hornets for Homecoming Game

LION RUNNINGBACK JOHN LOVE slices through the Groesbeck defense for a 34-yard touchdown run during first half action last Friday night in Groesbeck. Love had 30 carries on the night for 281 yards and 3 touchdowns.

The Teague Lions (3-0) will host the Caldwell Hornets (2-1) for Homecoming 2014 this Friday night at Lion Stadium, while looking to stay unbeaten on the young season. Kick-off time is set for 7:30 p.m.

Teague Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Donnie Osborn has seen many Homecomings in his day as an assistant and administrator at Teague High School, but this time he’s running the show for the Lions and has many current and ex-players, students, and supporters fired up for Friday night’s game.

“I’d be lying if I said it didn’t mean just a little bit more than a typical Friday night. I want our Exe’s to see the 2014 Lions in action and taking care of business. That being said, we will prepare and be systematic in our approach as we have done in the last three weeks. If we do that, the scoreboard will take care of itself,” said Coach Osborn.

Caldwell defeated Madisonville 28-7 and are coached by Bobby Jack Goforth who seems to have the Hornets headed in the right direction in his second season at the helm.

Defensive-end Jacob Kovar (6’0 210 4.8) anchors a defense that just limited the Madisonville Mustangs to just 7 points and will look to slow down the Lions’ potent, balanced attack.

“They are without a doubt the biggest football team...

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Ross Provost Helps To Straighten Out Lord’s Storehouse

Ross Provost

There was a time when the Lord’s Community Storehouse, Teague’s food bank, was in trouble. People were loading the storehouse up with clothes and old “garage sale” items. At that time Rev. Jeff Powers was the president and he was worried. The volunteers were working so hard to keep up with the clothes and non-food items that they were getting bogged down and bugs and mice were coming in with the clothes. More and more families were coming in need of food and the storehouse was full. Rev. Powers knew he had to do something quick. He called the man who he knew could help, Ross Provost.

Mr. Provost had a vast experience in working with food banks. He helped food banks in Houston, Pearland, Cleveland and others to be more efficient and help more people who really needed to feed their families. Ross met with Rev. Powers and he told Powers what needed to be done immediately. He said, “After a walk-through with the president of the Teague food bank I found many items that needed to be corrected. Many of the overhead lights were non functional and they were using lamps. There were extension cords on the floors and some electric wires were bare and plugs that were overloaded. The clothing was overstocked and...

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Teague QB Club Donates $8,715 to THS Athletic Programs

The Teague Quarterback Club would like to give a huge “Thank You” to everyone who sponsored and donated to this year’s golf tournament. A total of $8,715.00 was raised this year breaking last year’s record. Over the last three years, the Quarterback Club has raised over $21,500.00 for both the boys and girls athletic programs. Thanks...

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Sales Tax Rebate Check Increases

The City of Teague has received a check in the amount of $52,972.95 for their portion of the state sales tax rebate sent out each month by the State Comptroller’s office. The September rebate check showed a 1.90 percent increase from the $51.984.37 check sent to the city at this time last year. For the first nine months of 2014, the City of Teague...

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