Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Rockwall Heath vs. Frisco Wakeland football



Frisco Wakeland junior Brad Sicula (14) leaps past Rockwall-Heath junior Mario Henderson (4) during a high school football game at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium on Sept. 3, 2010 in Rockwall.


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Frisco Wakeland battles Rockwall-Heath during a high school football game at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall.

Named in this slideshow are: &nbsp Taylor Short, Tyler Kirkindoll, Austin Eddy, Devaughn Childress, Santino Shepard, Seth Nunnally, David Robason, Brad Sicula, Mario Henderson, Amaris Fields, Turner Smiley, Ross Hudson, Malcom Redmond, Kris Calvert, Paris Fallo and Sunil Charania.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Epic Roadtrip Recap

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music "Campesina" © Tekumbe / Tekumbe.com


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We toured Texas during the week of July 15 to 22, 2010.

We logged about 1,100 miles inside Texas during a five-day roadtrip. We drove a triangle from Dallas to San Antonio to Houston and back.

To see more of what she saw, please follow the links below.

In one week we hit these cities:
Addison - dinner at Magic Time Machine served by the Mad Hatter
Dallas – Dallas World Aquarium, Sixth Floor Museum (JFK), West End Marketplace
Mesquite – Mesquite Championship Rodeo along with an all-you-can-eat-and-drink BBQ
Waco – lunch at Collin Street Bakery
San Marcos – Wonder World caverns (a waste of time)
San Antonio – Sea World, The Alamo, walked and took a river barge tour on The Riverwalk, Mexican dinner on the river and late-night burgers at the Hard Rock Café, San Fernando Cathedral and plaza
Schulenburg – lunch and fresh cinnamon-glazed pecans for the road
Galveston – Moody Gardens Aquarium, dinner at the Rainforest Café, drove along the seawall, coffee on The Strand with a dear friend
Clear Lake – toured and dined at NASA's Space Center Houston
Kemah – dinner and shopping on the Kemah boardwalk
Plano – shopped at Willow Bend Mall, several meals

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Kimball vs. Madison football


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

Kimball's Austin Franklin (4) leaps over Madison's Jamal Johnson (24) during a high school football game at Sprague Stadium in Dallas on Sept. 2, 2010.


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Kimball and Madison high schools battle during a football game at Sprague Stadium in Dallas.

Named in this slideshow are: &nbsp Royal Lancers honor guard, Austin Franklin, Jamal Johnson, Derrick Edwards, Justin Edwards, Isiah Norton, Brandon Hines, Kenneth Lynn, Takadrick Williams, Michael Jones, Xzavier Alexander, Lapatrick Payne and Marcus Edwards.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Denton Guyer vs. Waxahachie football


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

Denton Guyer junior Leo Garcia (45) runs backwards into Waxahachie junior Michael Veail (10) during a high school football game on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 at Standridge Stadium in Carrollton.



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Denton Guyer and Waxahachie battle during a high school football game at Standridge Stadium in Carrollton. Guyer won the game 45-7.

Named in this slideshow are: &nbsp James Mann, J.W. Walsh, Robert Lowe, Jr., Quintavia Gardener, Don King III, Terrance Hawkings, Aaron Wright, Gideon Mazara, Kamrhan Jones, Brooks Teeter, Devin Chandler, Leo Garcia, Michael Veail, Cameron Hunter, Alec Willis and Corey Culton.