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Hornets hear from Super Bowl champ Bruce Collie

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Resurrection United Methodist Church in San Antonio celebrated and honored the East Central High School Hornet football team for their successful 2021 season with a Jan. 9 luncheon. The team seniors, coaches, and families were guests at the Sunday service and were treated to a barbecue lunch. Guest speaker Bruce Collie, a two-time Super Bowl champion who played for the […]

Local athletes showcase talent during All-Star game

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The 2022 San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game included five area football players from Floresville, Poth, and East Central in the Alamodome Jan. 8. Two seniors from Floresville High School, Dareion Murphy (5) and Brandon Cortez (6), were selected to play on Team Black. In addition, two Poth High School seniors, Caleb Molina (12) and Trevor Fuller (45), were selected […]

Culinary students cook with class

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East Central High School Culinary students create and serve a delicious lunch to the district’s Central Office staff. The meal was made entirely by the talented students and served so professionally!

Buffalo Soldiers visit ECHS

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Members of the 9th Cavalry of the Buffalo Soldiers share their history with the East Central High School criminal justice classes. The Cavalry presenters were passionate and informative.

Area football athletes earn All-State

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Texas High School Coaches Association has named area football athletes to the Academic All-State Football Team. East Central  First Team: Jamin Hoffmann Second Team: Timothy Huff, Nathaniel Ortega Honorable Mention: Blake Miller Falls City  Honorable Mention: J D Sartwelle, Brandon Moczygemba, Grant Jendrusch, Sheldon Wolf, Cade Ratliff, Jaxson Pipes, Wesley Molina Floresville  Second Team: Brandon Cortez, Dareion Murphy, Tyler Penlerick, […]

Sweet! Students taste success in cupcake battle

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The Culinary Arts Department at La Vernia High School hosted the first-ever Wilson County Cupcake Battle Nov. 10, with 34 students competing from Poteet, Pleasanton, East Central, Clemens, Wagner, Judson and Steele high schools. Judging the entries were: •Lauren Wiatrek, La Vernia High School alumnus and Culinary Institute of America baking and pastry graduate, who manages the bakery at H-E-B […]

Steve Bryant resigns from East Central school board

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There’s been a familiar face on the dais during East Central Independent School District board of trustees meetings for a long time, but that all changed Nov. 18. Longtime school board member Steve Bryant, District 1, who joined the board in 1993, resigned during last week’s regular school board meeting. His current term was set to end in November 2022. […]

Hornets playoff run ends with loss to Lake Travis

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The old saying goes that “all good things must come to an end.” It would be a gross understatement to call the 2021 East Central Hornets season simply “good,” but come to an end it sadly did at the hands of the Lake Travis Cavaliers in their playoff matchup on Nov. 19 at Tiger Stadium in Dripping Springs by a […]

Hornets top Rattlers, advance in playoffs

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No one told the East Central Hornets that they were supposed to be overmatched in their contest against the Reagan Rattlers on Nov. 12 at Comalander Stadium in San Antonio. The Hornets had not beaten their opponents since 2001, had not made the playoffs since 2015, and had not won a playoff game since 2012. Again, it appeared that no […]

Hornets shut out Buffaloes, push ticket to playoffs

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You could feel the excitement in the air at East Central’s Hornet Stadium on Friday, Nov. 5 as the home team closed out the regular season against the visiting Clemens Buffaloes. The preseason goal of securing a spot in the playoffs for the first time since 2015 was within reach, but was no easy task as they had not beaten […]