Wednesday, September 29, 2010

FC Dallas vs. Philadelphia soccer


Philadelphia's Danny Califf (4) deflects a header past FC Dallas' David Ferreira (10) during a Major League Soccer match at Pizza Hut Park on August 8, 2010 in Frisco.


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FC Dallas' Jeff Cunningham (9) controls the ball past Philadelphia defender Danny Califf (4) during a Major League Soccer match at Pizza Hut Park. Cunningham scored twice in the second half of the game.


FC Dallas' George John (14) gets a header as Philadelphia's Juan Diego Gonzalez Alzate (3) pulls on his jersey during a Major League Soccer match in Frisco.



FC Dallas' Jeff Cunningham (9) scores the his second goal against Philadelphia's Chris Seitz (1) during a Major League Soccer match at Pizza Hut Park. FC Dallas won the game 3-1.

Monday, September 27, 2010

True Romance high school sweethearts


photos &copy Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News

Belinda and William Hill pose for a portrait at Plano Senior High School in Plano on July 24, 2010.


Belinda and William Hill pose for a portrait at Plano Senior High School. The couple dated while attending the high school, lost touch and reunited last year.



Belinda and William Hill pose for a portrait at Plano Senior High School.


Saturday, September 25, 2010

Mass for people with disabilities


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Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel anoints the hands of attendees after an annual mass for people with disabilities and their caregivers at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Farmers Branch on Saturday, June 26, 2010.


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Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel celebrates mass during an annual mass for people with disabilities and their caregivers at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Farmers Branch. An Anointing of the Sick followed the mass.

Also named in this slideshow are:   Maria Ferrer-Miralles, Rafael Ferrer, Juanita Hoelscher, Roy Hoelscher, Dallas Diocese sign interpreter Don Jones and Deacon Michael Weston.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

"Festung von Erinnerungen"


Lela Bell performs during "Festung von Erinnerungen" by Ewert & Company at the Studio Theatre in the Addison Conference & Theatre Centre on Friday, July 23, 2010.


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Lela Bell performs with other dancers during "Festung von Erinnerungen" by Ewert & Company at the Studio Theatre in Addison.


Dancers perform during "Festung von Erinnerungen" by Ewert & Company at the Addison Studio Theatre.


Blair Lawrence, Jennifer Mabus Cook and Rebekah Caffey perform during "Festung von Erinnerungen" in the Addison Conference & Theatre Centre.



Ewert & Company artistic director Anna Marie Ewert-Pittman performs during "Festung von Erinnerungen" at the Studio Theatre in Addison.



Rebekah Caffey, left, and Rachel Cummings, right, perform during "Festung von Erinnerungen" by Ewert & Company at the Studio Theatre in the Addison Conference & Theatre Centre.


Saturday, September 18, 2010

The festival of Corpus Christi


Fr. John Dick carries the monstrance holding the sacred host to begin the Corpus Christi processional in a tent near St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Ennis on Sunday, June 6, 2010.


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Fr. John Dick and Fr. Antonio Ormaza of St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Ennis celebrate the Corpus Christi in a tent and processional near the church. The festival of Corpus Christi celebrates the Eucharist as the actual body of Christ. The festival became an obligatory feast for Roman Catholics in 1311 at the Council of Vienne.


Wednesday, September 15, 2010

1950s-era Chambers stove


Van and Elsa Moushegian pose for a portrait with their 1950s-era Chambers stove at their home in Dallas on June 4, 2010.


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Van and Elsa Moushegian's show their 1950s-era Chambers stove at their home in Dallas. The vintage, natural-gas stove features a top broiler and a deep-well slow cooker as well as innovative safety features.

Please read, "Homeowners cherish vintage kitchen appliances" By Jamie Knodel / The Dallas Morning News via The Seattle Times

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Class 4A Region II semifinal baseball game


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Cleburne's Hector Juarez (13) dives safely back to first base as Rockwall-Heath's Kyle Allen (18) tries for the tag during a Class 4A Region II semifinal baseball game at Cleburne High School in Cleburne on May 29, 2010.


Rockwall-Heath's Trevor Holland (9) tags Cleburne's Ty Taylor (3) at second base for the out during a Class 4A Region II semifinal baseball game at Cleburne High School.


Cleburne's Ty Taylor (3) pitches against Rockwall-Heath during a Class 4A Region II semifinal baseball game.



Rockwall-Heath's Jake Thompson (15) pitches against Cleburne during a Class 4A Region II semifinal baseball game.


Cleburne's Dustin Torres (1) snatches a Rockwall-Heath hit from the top of the fence during a championship baseball game at Cleburne High School.



Cleburne's German Hernandez (22) sprints to first base as Rockwall-Heath's Jovan Hernandez (5) prepares to throw him out during a Class 4A Region II semifinal baseball game.


Cleburne players celebrate after winning game two during a Class 4A Region II semifinal baseball best-of-three at Cleburne High School. Cleburne won the game 4-3 and forced a playoff game, which they lost.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Southlake Carroll quarterbacks


Daxx Garman (14) looks for a receiver during the Southlake Carroll High School spring football game at Dawson Middle School in Southlake on May 27, 2010. Garman was ruled ineligable to play at Carroll this year.


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Daxx Garman (14) looks for a receiver during the Southlake Carroll High School spring football game at Dawson Middle School. Garman is a move-in from Oklahoma. He has orally committed to Arizona.



Drew Ahmuty (3) takes the hike during the Southlake Carroll High School spring football game at Dawson Middle School in Southlake. Ahmuty played on the JV team last year.



Drew Ahmuty (3) looks for a receiver during the Southlake Carroll High School spring football game at Dawson Middle School.



Roman Namdar (4) looks for a pass during the Southlake Carroll High School spring football game at Dawson Middle School. Namdar was a JV quarterback last year.



Please read "Southlake Carroll Dragons' integrity at stake" by James Ragland.

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Bishop Lynch High School graduation


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Auxiliary Bishop Mark J. Seitz delivers the Blessing of the Class of 2010 during the Commencement Exercises for the Bishop Lynch High School class of 2010 at the Special Events Center in Garland on Sunday, May 23, 2010.


Larry Allen of Dallas makes photos with other parents as his daughter Natalie Allen enters in the processional during Commencement Exercises for the Bishop Lynch High School class of 2010 at the Special Events Center.


Ashley C. Barraza gives the Commencement Address during Commencement Exercises for the Bishop Lynch High School class of 2010.


Auxiliary Bishop Mark J. Seitz presents a diploma to class valedictorian Victoria M. Ehlinger (center) during the Commencement Exercises for the Bishop Lynch High School class of 2010.


Daniel Robert Love celebrates his graduation during the Commencement Exercises for the Bishop Lynch High School class of 2010 at the Special Events Center.



The Bishop Lynch Class of 2010 throws their caps at the conclusion of the Commencement Exercises for the Bishop Lynch High School class of 2010 at the Special Events Center in Garland.

Saturday, September 04, 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 in the Maher Athletic Center in Irving.


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 for the Catholic Biblical School, Adult Faith Formation and Graduate Program in the Maher Athletic Center.


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.


Thursday, September 02, 2010

Independence Day Children's Parade


Strollers, bikers, carters, wagoneers and walkers begin the Independence Day Children's Parade on Timber Creek Road on July 3, 2010 in Flower Mound.


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Strollers, bikers, carters, wagoneers and walkers begin the Independence Day Children's Parade on Timber Creek Road in Flower Mound.

Also named in this slideshow are:   Skylar Witte, Linley Phillips, Maggie Phillips, Amelia Ryan, Thomas Ryan, Aiden Morris, Genevieve Robins, Schadle Landry, Alex Alexandrov, Pat Alexandrov, Justin Alexandrov, Yohanna Garcia, Claire Henderson, Lindsay Henderson, Josh Bennett, Ella Bennett and Eve Bennett.


Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Kitchen Dog Theater rehearsal


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(From left to right) Drew Wall (Chris), Bruce DuBose (Billy), Ivan Jasso (Nini) and Ani Celise Vera (Violetta) rehearse a scene from the Kitchen Dog Theater performance of "Long Way Go Down" by Zayd Dohrn at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary in Dallas on May 28, 2010.


Ani Celise Vera (Violetta) and Drew Wall (Chris) rehearse a scene from the Kitchen Dog Theater performance of "Long Way Go Down" at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary.



Ani Celise Vera (Violetta) and Drew Wall (Chris) rehearse a scene from the Kitchen Dog Theater performance of "Long Way Go Down" in Dallas.



Ani Celise Vera (Violetta) and Drew Wall (Chris) rehearse a scene from the Kitchen Dog Theater performance of "Long Way Go Down" by Zayd Dohrn at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary in Dallas.