Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Hinajosa opens DISD Junior RBI League


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Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa tosses a ball as he waits to throw out the first pitch for the newly formed DISD Junior RBI League at the John F. Kennedy Learning Center in Dallas on May 1, 2010.


Greg Williams, Dallas ISD RBI coordinator, issues new uniforms to coach Francisco Murillo, right, before the first game of the newly formed DISD Junior RBI League in Dallas.


Malachi Garza, 5, sports his new cap and jersey as DISD Junior RBI coaches Francisco Murillo, left, and Joel Murillo, right, issue uniforms before the first game of the DISD Junior RBI League at the John F. Kennedy Learning Center.


Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa applauds the newly formed DISD Junior RBI League at the John F. Kennedy Learning Center.


Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa throws out the first pitch for the newly formed DISD Junior RBI League in Dallas.



Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa scratches his head after he threw out the first pitch for the newly formed DISD Junior RBI League in Dallas.



Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa is surrounded by many, but remains alone at the inaugural DISD Junior RBI League game at the John F. Kennedy Learning Center in Dallas.

Hinojosa recently celebrated his five-year anniversary at the helm of the DISD, which included an $84 million budget shortfall and subsequent staff cuts last year.


Sunday, June 27, 2010

4A Region II Soccer Tournament


Waxahachie's Amber Swindle (23) jumps above Longview's Kelsi Weeks (5) for a header during the 4A Region II Soccer Tournament at Standridge Stadium in Carrollton on April 2, 2010.


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Longview's Kalie Holloway (12) and Waxahachie's Natalie Kelly (6) both jump for a header during the 4A Region II Soccer Tournament at Standridge Stadium.



Waxahachie's Caroline Clifton (18) slide blocks the ball away from Longview's Victoria Ross (9) during a soccer tournament in Carrollton.


Waxahachie's Sara Sanchez (9) takes a pass during the 4A Region II Soccer Tournament against Longview at Standridge Stadium.



Waxahachie goalkeeper Sarah Hay (2) dives to stop a Longview kick during the 4A Region II Soccer Tournament at Standridge Stadium in Carrollton. Longview won the game and advanced.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Lake Highlands vs. Creekview baseball


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Creekview's Nick Dwyer (1) lets a ball bounce past his glove as Lake Highlands' Cameron Bodell (20) slides safely onto 2nd base during a high school baseball game at Creekview High School in Carrollton on Thursday, April 1, 2010.


Lake Highlands' Byron Burns pitches during a high school baseball game at Creekview High School.


Lake Highlands' Ben Wolf (8) slides safely onto 2nd base as Creekview's Nick Dwyer (1) misses a throw during a high school baseball game in Carrollton.


Lake Highlands' Ryan Browder (15) slides safely onto 2nd base as Creekview's Nick Dwyer (1) tries to make the tag during a high school baseball game at Creekview High School in Carrollton. Lake Highlands won the game 19-9.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Yamauchi family father


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The Yamauchi family (clockwise from top, left) John Peter, 12, Stephanie, 9, Brent and Jackie pose for a portrait with a photo of the family's oldest son James at the Cathedral Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Guadalupe in Dallas on Saturday, March 13, 2010. James Yamauchi is a seminarian in Rome.


The Yamauchi family (from top to bottom) Brent, Jackie, Stephanie, 9, and John Peter, 12, pose for a portrait at the Cathedral Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Guadalupe in Dallas. James Yamauchi, the family's oldest son, is a seminarian in Rome.


Dallas Bishop Elect J. Douglas Deshotel talks with Brent and Jackie Yamauchi after a deacon ordination at the Cathedral Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Guadalupe in Dallas.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Call for priests


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Bishop Kevin J. Farrell welcomes priests before a deacon ordination at the Cathedral Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Guadalupe in Dallas on Saturday, March 13, 2010.


Priests prepare to enter the sanctuary during a deacon ordination at the Cathedral Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Guadalupe in Dallas. As the Catholic Church faces a growth of parishioners, it also faces a shortage of priests and has issued a call to vocation.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Frisco Wakeland softball standouts


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Frisco Wakeland's Tess Soefje (16) smiles at her coach after diving safely back to 1st base during a high school softball game at McKinney High School on March 9, 2010.


Frisco Wakeland's Alexis Cantu (3) pitches during a high school softball game at McKinney High School.



Frisco Wakeland's Alexis Cantu (3) checks her swing during a high school softball game at McKinney High School.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Catholic Biblical School graduation mass


Graduates change locations before a graduation mass for the Catholic Biblical School, Adult Faith Formation and Graduate Program in the Maher Athletic Center at the University of Dallas in Irving on Saturday, May 15, 2010.


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Bishop Kevin W. Vann of the Fort Worth Diocese (center) prepares the Eucharist during a graduation mass at the University of Dallas.


Bishop Kevin W. Vann (left to right); Thomas W. Keefe, University of Dallas president, and Brian Schmisec, School of Ministry dean, congratulate Raymond Perez (right) upon his graduation from the Adult Faith Formation during a graduation mass at the University of Dallas.


Friends and family document the occasion as graduates surround Bishop Kevin W. Vann after a graduation mass for the Catholic Biblical School, Adult Faith Formation and Graduate Program in the Maher Athletic Center at the University of Dallas in Irving.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Fr. John Cargo celebrates mass


Fr. Jason Cargo blesses the gifts during a mass at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Plano on Sunday, March 7, 2010.


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Fr. Jason Cargo arrives to celebrate mass at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Plano. Fr. Jason Cargo becomes parochial vicar of St. Monica Parish in Dallas on June 23, 2010.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Rite of Election


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Bishop Kevin J. Farrell (center) along with Deacon Doug Boyd (left) and Fr. Michael Dugan (right) greet attendees after a Rite of Election for RCIA people outside the Cathedral Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Guadalupe in Dallas on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010.



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Bishop Kevin J. Farrell celebrates a Rite of Election for RCIA people at the Cathedral Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Guadalupe in Dallas.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Class 4A Region II hoops championship


Frisco Wakeland's Haley Texada (21) aims at the hoop as McKinney North's Aundrea Gamble (24) tries to block her view during the Class 4A Region II championship basketball game at the Garland Special Events Center on Feb. 27, 2010 in Garland.


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Frisco Wakeland's Faith Hunt (5) passes a loose ball from the court as McKinney North's Tahnie Hilliard (3) looks to block during the championship basketball game in Garland.



Frisco Wakeland's Haley Texada (21) intercepts a ball intended for McKinney North's Avril Matthews (25) during the Class 4A Region II championship basketball game in Garland.



Frisco Wakeland's Jackie Patterson (33) is crushed under McKinney North's Amanda Mason (22) as Wakeland's Faith Hunt (5) watches the ball pop loose during the championship game at the Garland Special Events Center.


Frisco Wakeland players celebrate their win over McKinney North after the Class 4A Region II championship basketball game in Garland.


Frisco Wakeland coach Darilyn Krempin and assistant coach Jenny Mills hug to celebrate the team's win over McKinney North after the Class 4A Region II championship basketball game at the Garland Special Events Center. Frisco Wakeland won the game 50-44 and advances to the state tournament.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Girls Class 4A Region II Semifinal Hoops


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Frisco Wakeland's Kindell Texada (12) rolls an ankle as she keeps the ball away from Waco Midway Toi Gober (31) during a Class 4A Region II semifinal basketball game at the Garland Special Events Center on Feb. 26, 2010 in Garland.



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Frisco Wakeland battles Waco Midway during a Class 4A Region II semifinal basketball game at the Garland Special Events Center in Garland.

Named in this slideshow are: Kindell Texada, Toi Gober, coach Darilyn Krempin, Jackie Patterson, Brianna Bates, Makenzie Robertson, Faith Hunt, Ravyn Terry, Haley Texada, Dana Neeper, Dianna Jones and Jasmine Patterson.